Middle East Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Egypt gas find sparks panic in Israel about Israeli reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 file photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi, third left, and his delegation meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, and an Egyptian delegation, in Cairo, Egypt. Italian energy company Eni SpA said Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, that it found the "largest-ever" gas field in the Mediterranean Sea off Egypt's shores.

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  2. Obama: Commitment to Israel - sacrosanct'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... the argument that lifting sanctions will give Iran a "windfall" of money to subsidize Islamic terrorism in the Middle East, Obama said, "We have to stop Iran from getting missiles to Hizbullah that threaten Israel. We have to stop their ...

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  3. Israel program expands to Rutgers HillelRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

    Liel Zahavi-Asa's job is to ensure that every Jewish student at Rutgers goes on a Birthright trip to Israel and to guide them upon their return to continued involvement in Jewish campus life. The Berkeley, Calif., native made aliya with her family at age six to Efrat, but she returned to the United States for college, where she was active in Hillel and other Jewish endeavors.

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  4. RCMP charges Syrian intelligence officer in Maher Arar torture caseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    The RCMP is laying a torture charge against a former Syrian military intelligence officer for alleged involvement in the brutal treatment of Ottawa telecommunications engineer Maher Arar. Arar, a Syrian-born Canadian, was detained in New York in September 2002 and soon after deported by U.S. authorities - winding up in a grave-like cell in Damascus.

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  5. Israel asks UN to reject Palestinian attempt to raise flagRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTOV9

    Israel is urging the United Nations secretary-general and General Assembly president to reject a Palestinian attempt to raise their flag at U.N. headquarters. Israel's U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor accused the Palestinians in letters to the U.N. officials on Tuesday of "attempting to swiftly change longstanding U.N. tradition in order to score political points."

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  6. Egypt gas discovery sparks panic in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 file photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi, third left, and his delegation meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, and an Egyptian delegation, in Cairo, Egypt. Italian energy company Eni SpA said Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, that it found the A'largest-everA' gas field in the Mediterranean Sea off EgyptA's shores.

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  7. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticised for eating in non-kosher restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Independent

    Officials from the United Torah Judaism alliance said it was unacceptable for the Prime Minister of the Jewish state to eat in a non-kosher restaurant Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been criticised by ultra-Orthodox politicians for eating in a non-kosher restaurant on a recent trip to Italy.

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  8. Egypt gas find sparks panic in Israel about Israeli reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    Egypt's new natural gas bonanza is causing an uproar in Israel, with energy stocks plummeting and recriminations over indecisiveness and infighting that have delayed production from the country's own gas fields.

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  9. New Palestinian city welcomes first 'Rawabians'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    ... satellite dishes are absent and cables, including fiber optics and Internet, are buried beneath the ground. The Middle East's largest amphitheater (15,000 seats) will be the venue for world-renowned artists while visitors to a business hub will stay ...

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  10. Police recommend prosecution of MK for assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    Israeli police recommended bringing criminal charges against MK Oren Hazan Tuesday, for assaulting a civil servant and public misconduct. The recommendation came as police finished investigations into an incident that took place in October 2014 during which Hazan allegedly assaulted the city manager of Ariel at City Hall during an argument that erupted between the two regarding Hazan's debt to the municipality.

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  11. The Broad Strokes U.S. and Canadian Economic OutlooksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Journal of Commerce

    Okay, that was a little scary. China devalued its currency, albeit by a slight amount, in order to lift the export prospects of its manufacturers.

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  12. UNESCO chief: IS destruction of Syrian temple 'intolerable'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    ... re the outbreak of Syria's conflict in March 2011, the UNESCO site was one of the top tourist attractions in the Middle East.

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  13. Lebanese stage sit-in at ministry over trash crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Around 30 Lebanese protesters have broken into the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut and demanded the resignation of the minister over the country's trash crisis. The group from the movement known as "You Stink" posted a video of themselves sitting cross-legged on the floor, shouting slogans against the minister, Mohammed Machnouk.

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  14. A look at what migrants are carrying with them to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Unlike many trekkers, who carry ... . In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, Wafaa Bukai, 25, a student from Damascus, Syria, holds a photograph as she waits for her brother to cross the border from Horgos, Serbia to Hungary.

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  15. Palestinians: Abbas says won't seek top PLO, Fatah postsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told political confidants he won't seek re-election to the top posts in the Palestine Liberation Organization or his Fatah movement in upcoming elections, two participants in the meeting said Tuesday. In such a scenario, Abbas would still retain his most important post, as president of the Palestinian self-rule government.

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  16. Tel Aviv pastor: African migrants 'can make real contribution to society'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    IFCJ President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein speaks with Pastor Jeremiah Sunday Dairo in south Tel Aviv. A delegation from the largest Pentecostal denomination in the US left Israel on Tuesday after an eight-day visit which tours of churches and organizations helping African asylum-seekers in Tel Aviv, meetings with Ethiopian-Israeli soldiers and visits to other charitable initiatives.

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  17. Capitol Report: Obama close to clinching votes for Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    President Obama is one vote away from the Senate support needed to uphold a veto of the Iranian nuclear deal. On Tuesday, Sens. Chris Coons of Delaware and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania became the latest Democrats to come out in support of the deal, which lifts sanctions on Iran in exchange for restrictions on its nuclear program.

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  18. RCMP to charge Syrian officer with torture in Maher Arar case: lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A lawyer for Maher Arar says the RCMP is laying torture charges against a former Syrian military intelligence officer for alleged involvement in the torture of the Ottawa telecommunications engineer. Lawyer Paul Champ says while the colonel's whereabouts are unknown, the charges represent the culmination of a decade-long RCMP investigation.

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  19. Yemeni civilian deaths exceed 2,000: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    A Yemeni man sits amidst debris following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on the capital Sanaa on August 31, 2015. More than 2,000 Yemeni civilians have been killed since March 26, when Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched an air campaign against the Shia Houthi militant group in Yemen, the UN said Tuesday.

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  20. More Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Police on Tuesday searched the premises of a business and media group close to a U.S.-based moderate Islamic cleric whom the government accuses of trying to destabilize it and detained six company officials, state media reported. Police in Ankara searched 23 companies belonging to Koza Ipek Holding over suspicion of providing financial assistance to the movement led by Fethullah Gulen, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

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