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ISRAEL: Are You Seriously Saying Gaza Is Independent?

Major Nir Peled.: “We know during winter people cross the fence to spend winter in Israel and not in Gaza Strip, which lacks heating abilities.” Read more.

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SAUDI ARABIA: Writer Zuhair Al-Kutbi Arrested For Promoting Political Reforms

Saudi Arabian writer Zuhair Al-Kutbi was arrested following his participation in a TV show calling for political reforms in the kingdom. Read more.

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SYRIA: Bashar al-Assad Cousin Suleiman Hilal al-Assad Arrested For Killing Army Officer

SYRIA: Bashar al-Assad Cousin Suleiman Hilal al-Assad Arrested For Killing Army Officer

“Suleiman Hilal al-Assad has been arrested and transferred to the appropriate authorities,” state news agency SANA reported

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PALESTINE: Outrage Over Palestinian Corruption Leaked Documents

PALESTINE: Outrage Over Palestinian Corruption Leaked Documents

Senior Palestinian official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the documents authenticity to The Associated Press. Read more.

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MIDDLE EAST: Saudi Arabia, Gulf Allies Escalating War In Yemen

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies are escalating war in Yemen. Houthi rebels and their allies show no sign of bending to the will of Saudi Arabia. Read more.

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EUROPE: UK £6 Billion Arms Sales To Middle East War Zone Could Fall To ISIS

Britain is selling billions of pounds’ worth of weapons to the war-torn Middle East – including countries which could be overrun by ISIS. Read more.

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MIDDLE EAST: Sa’ad Dawabasha Takes Center Stage In Palestine

Palestinian Authority government announced it was planning to continue its diplomatic and legal efforts to pursue Israeli “criminals.” Read more.

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MIDDLE EAST: UN Says Israeli Force-Feeding Law Violation Of Internationally Human Rights

The Israeli occupation authorities on July 30 2015 have adopted law allowing the force-feeding of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. Read more.

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MIDDLE EAST: Saudi Arabia Takes Center Stage

So how will this end? Badly, say Saudi Arabia’s detractors. Read more.

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MIDDLE EAST: Israel Set Free West Bank Arson Attack Suspects

Israel released all suspects detained in raids as part of a probe into the firebombing of a Palestinian home that killed an 18-month-old child. Read more.

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MIDDLE EAST: Hassan Firouzabadi Backs Obama Iran Nuclear Deal

Gen. Hassan Firouzabadi, a close ally of Iran’s spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, endorsed the pact despite. Read more.

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IRAQ: Haider al-Abadi To Abolish Vice Presidential Posts, Deputy Premiers Offices

Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s Cabinet backed the plan. Read more.

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Iran’s Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Son Mehdi Hashemi Begins 10-Year Jail Term

Mehdi Hashemi insists his conviction was politically motivated and has demanded that recordings of his trial be released. Read more.

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