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Fouad Massoum speaks during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Election   Iraq   Photos   Violence   Wikipedia: Patriotic Union of Kurdistan  
 The Guardian 
Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens
Thu 24 Jul 2014
QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Associated Press= BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the... (photo: AP / Hadi Mizban)
A Palestinians inspect is the aftermath of an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on June 15, 2014. Israeli war jets on Saturday night carried out a series of intensive and successive airstrikes on various military targets in southern, central and northern Gaza Strip. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN
Ceasefire   Gaza   Israel   Photos   Wikipedia: Operation Protective Edge  
 The Guardian 
Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal
Wed 23 Jul 2014
KARIN LAUB | Associated Press= GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ibrahim Zain was driven from his home by Israeli tank fire this week, but says he'd rather endure more Israel-Hamas fighting than accep... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
A Palestinian man removes shattered glass from a window following an Israeli air strike in Khan Yunis, in the central Gaza Strip on June 25, 2014. The Israeli air force carried out 12 raids on the Gaza Strip overnight after militants fired more rockets at southern Israel, Palestinian security sources said. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN  The Australian  Tue 22 Jul 2014
Pressure mounts on Israel and Hamas for Gaza truce
INTERNATIONAL pressure for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas intensified yesterday as the assault on Gaza pushed the death toll above 500. | Amid claims by Palestinian leaders that Israel had engag... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Gaza   Hamas   Israel   Photos   Wikipedia: Operation Protective Edge  
Smoke rises after an Israeli missile hit Shijaiyah neighborhood in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 20, 2014.  The Guardian  Sun 20 Jul 2014
Thousands flee major battle with Israel in Gaza
PETER ENAV | Associated Press= GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Escalating their ground offensive, Israeli troops backed by tanks and warplanes battled Hamas militants in a crowded neighborhood of Ga... (photo: AP / Adel Hana)
Gaza   Israel   Military Strikes   Photos   Wikipedia: GazaIsrael conflict  
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A Palestinian boy inspects the rubble of a destroyed governmental prison after an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on July 15, 2014. Business Insider Thu 17 Jul 2014
Israel Is Making A Huge Mistake With Its Ground Offensive Into Gaza
See Also | Israeli ground troops are moving into Gaza. From a purely tactical and short-term view, it makes sense. From a strategic and medium-to-long-term view, it&rsquo... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Gaza Strip   Israeli Palestinian Conflict   Mideast Peace   Photos   Wikipedia: Operation Protective Edge  
File - U.S. Army Sgt. Brandon Bregel(left), team leader attached to Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul, secures an area as U.S. Army Spc. Kevin Medeiros, rifleman also attached to PRT Zabul, plays soccer with children during a foot patrol in Qalat City, Afghanistan, Sept. 25, 2011. Al Jazeera Thu 17 Jul 2014
Afghan children pay for violence
Mohammad Sabir was walking out of a clinic in Afghanistan's eastern Parwan province on the morning of June 8 when a massive explosion ripped through the area. | Sabir and... (photo: USAF / Senior Airman Grovert Fuentes-Contreras)
Afghan War   Human Rights   Photos   UN   Wikipedia: War in Afghanistan (2001present)  
Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of an official breakfast in his honour hosted by the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Dilma Rousseff, Brasilia, Brazil, 15 July, 2014. BBC News Thu 17 Jul 2014
Ukraine conflict: Putin says sanctions will backfire
Russian President Vladimir Putin has denounced the latest US sanctions against his country, saying they will damage relations and hurt businesses from both countries. | T... (photo: Russian Presidential Press and Information Office)
EU   Photos   Ukraine Crisis   Vladimir Putin   Wikipedia: 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine  
Iraq Shiite fighters with the "Peace Brigades" patrol during a sand storm on the outskirts of Samarra, 60 miles (95 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 13, 2014. The Los Angeles Times Tue 15 Jul 2014
Iraqi Shiite fighters of Balad provide bulwark for Baghdad
The Shiite militia commander, slight of build and decked out in green fatigues, views the checkpoint that he oversees as much more than an isolated outpost amid the endle... (photo: AP)
ISIS   Iraq Conflict   Photos   Syrian War   Wikipedia: 2014 Northern Iraq offensive  
File - A Palestinian inspect a chicken coop damaged in an Israeli air strike in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on June 25, 2014. The Independent Tue 15 Jul 2014
Israel-Gaza conflict: 80 per cent of Palestinians killed by Israeli strikes are civilians, UN report says
Almost 80 per cent of Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli bombardments have been civilians, the UN has said. | A report raised “concerns about the respect for intern... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Israeli Palestinian Conflict   Mideast Peace   Photos   UN   Wikipedia: Operation Protective Edge  
Phil Mickelson celebrates after winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Sunday, April 11, 2010. The Australian Tue 15 Jul 2014
Mickelson says he’s heading in right direction ahead of Open defence
BRITISH Open champion Phil Mickelson believes his best is yet to come despite recording only one top-10 finish this year. | Mickelson won the British Open at the 20th att... (photo: AP / Morry Gash)
Golf   Phil Mickelson   Photos   Sports   Wikipedia: Phil Mickelson  
File - President Barack Obama walks through the Rose Garden of the White House, May 6, 2014. WorldNews.com Mon 14 Jul 2014
President Obama and Audacity of When Polls Project
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling | Recent polling data giving President Barack Obama the worst marks of any modern U.S. president reveals more about those t... (photo: White House / Pete Souza)
American Exceptionalism   Barack Obama   Photos   US Politics   Wikipedia: Barack Obama  
File - An aerial image of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. BBC News Mon 14 Jul 2014
Tribunal to hear legal challenge to GCHQ surveillance claims
A tribunal is to hear a legal challenge by civil liberty groups against the alleged use of mass surveillance programmes by UK intelligence services. | Privacy Internation... (photo: UK Ministry of Defence)
Civil Liberties   GCHQ   Mass Surveillance   Photos   Wikipedia: Government Communications Headquarters  
File - This undated image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. BBC News Mon 14 Jul 2014
Isis defector speaks of life inside brutal jihadist group
An "Islamic caliphate" has been declared in the Middle East and the group behind it, Isis, has now rebranded itself simply "the Islamic State". Panora... (photo: AP / Militant website)
ISIS   Iraq Conflict   Islamic Extremism   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 Northern Iraq offensive  

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