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Nimrud's broken glory lies in dust after Islamic State rampage

NIMRUD, Iraq (Reuters) - In a field outside an ancient palace in the Assyrian city of Nimrud, shattered remains of intricate carvings lie broken in the dust.
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State Watchdog's Final Gaza War Report to Be Distributed

Near-final version of politically charged document expected to criticize security cabinet of summer 2014; officials given two weeks to respond. ...
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In Israeli-blockaded Gaza, more unemployment and fewer exit permits

New official Israeli data, released by Gisha, an NGO, confirms a sharp fall in the number of Israeli-issued exit permits for Palestinians in the blockaded Gaza Strip....
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Israel minister in hot water after giving drone to Russian PM

Jerusalem (AFP) - An Israeli minister who decided to give a drone as a gift to visiting Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev came under fire Tuesday after it emerged it may contain sensitive technology....
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Palestinians condemn Israel bill to legalise settler homes

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Palestinian leaders on Monday denounced an Israeli bill to legalise several thousand Jewish homes in the occupied West Bank, vowing to take up the issue at the UN Security Council....
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Iraqi troops say recapture Nimrud, site of Assyrian city

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi soldiers recaptured the town of Nimrud on Sunday and the nearby ruins of the 3,000-year-old Assyrian city which was overrun and bulldozed two years ago by Islamic State militants....
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Israeli ministers approve draft bill to legalise outposts

Israel's ministerial committee for legislation on Sunday approved a controversial draft bill aimed at legalising wildcat Jewish settlements built on private Palestinian land, parliamentary sources said....
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Qatar to launch new humanitarian project in Gaza

Doha, Nov. 13 (BNA): Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ard El-Insan Palestinian Benevolent Association in Gaza to launch a new project for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients in Gaza, with $224,000 funding from QRCS, the society said in a press release....
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Uprooted From Syria, Stranded In Gaza

...Life in Gaza is “like hell,” the father of five said. “I used to have a stable job in Syria. I had a nice home. Everything was fine. But now we have to adapt ourselves to unbearable situations.”......
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Israel fires into Gaza

Israeli forces yesterday morning fired several mortar shells at targets near Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, according to Israeli media....
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