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Is Hezbollah Hesitant To Help Hamas? Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
NPR.org | Jul 26, 2014 12:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel And Hamas Pause While Kerry Negotiates In Paris NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza, where a temporary ceasefire is in effect.
NPR.org | Jul 26, 2014 12:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Syrian troops beheaded' in Raqqa At least 50 soldiers executed by fighters belonging to Islamic State group in country's northeast, activists say.
Al Jazeera | Jul 26, 2014 11:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian fighters reported killed in air strike Security sources say rebels targeted just inside Lebanese territory in barren area near Sunni Muslim town of Arsal.
Al Jazeera | Jul 26, 2014 11:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel Cabinet Agrees To Extend Cease-Fire Until Sunday Israel's Cabinet has agreed to an additional 24 hours of a humanitarian cease-fire. Hamas however has said any cease-fire that does not include withdrawal is unacceptable.
NPR.org | Jul 26, 2014 11:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hamas leader: 'Israelis are playing games' Senior Hamas leader Osama Hamdan says that any ceasefire with Israel must include lifting the siege on Gaza.
Al Jazeera | Jul 26, 2014 11:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Palestinians will not 'raise a white flag' Observers say a third Intifada looms, but in the town at the heart of the 1987 uprising, residents remain dubious.
Al Jazeera | Jul 26, 2014 09:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Syrian Rebel Advance Off the Battlefield: A Longer-Lasting Battery for Missiles Rebels say they are designing rechargeable batteries for shoulder-fired antiaircraft missiles, increasing the threat to civilian and military aircraft.
New York Times | Jul 26, 2014 03:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Peering Into Darkness Beneath the Israel-Gaza Border Some 30 tunnels, part of a network used by Palestinian militants, have been found by Israeli forces since the ground invasion of Gaza began.
New York Times | Jul 26, 2014 03:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Reasons Why Israel's Military Is In Such A Tough Fight Israel's military has been the dominant Middle East force since the 1967 war. Yet for the third time in a decade, the army is bogged down in a protracted fight with Islamist militants.
NPR.org | Jul 26, 2014 02:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend