Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over
Full Article Yahoo Daily News
29 Jan 2015

By Dan Williams and Laila Bassam JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel and Hezbollah signaled on Thursday their rare flare-up in fighting across the Israel-Lebanon border was over, after the Lebanese guerrillas killed two Israeli troops in retaliation for a deadly air strike in Syria last week. Israel said it had received a message from UNIFIL, the...

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File - Military personnel of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on patrol in an armored personnel carrier a few kilometres from the border with Israel.
photo: UN / Jorge Aramburu

updated 28 Jan 2015; published 28 Jan 2015
Lebanese Hezbollah Hits Israeli Convoy, Killing 2 Soldiers
updated 28 Jan 2015; published 28 Jan 2015
Hezbollah attacks Israeli Convoy Video Hezbollah carries out deadly attack on Israeli convoy
updated 05 Sep 2014; published 16 Dec 2013
Israeli soldier killed by Lebanon sniper
updated 08 Oct 2014; published 08 Oct 2014
Israel Fires Into Lebanon After Hezbollah Attack
updated 23 May 2014; published 15 Oct 2010
Iran leader in Lebanon's Hezbollah stronghold
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Israel 'assumes' Hezbollah is digging tunnels
ISIS threatens to behead Obama and 'transform America into Muslim province'
Full Article The Times of India
29 Jan 2015

An ISIS fighter has threatened to behead Barack Obama "in the White House and transform America into a Muslim province" before murdering a Kurdish soldier in a gruesome propaganda video. The footage, entitled "Bombardment of Peaceful Muslims in the City of Mosul" showed damage from shelling allegedly carried out by Peshmerga forces in the Iraqi...

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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.
photo: AP / Militant Website

updated 29 Jan 2015; published 29 Jan 2015
ISIS threatens to behead Barack Obama and 'transform America into a Muslim province'
updated 28 Jan 2015; published 28 Jan 2015
updated 03 Nov 2014; published 03 Nov 2014
November 14 2014 Breaking News Ex Gitmos joins ISIS ISIL & Obama wants to close Guantanamo Bay
updated 16 Nov 2014; published 16 Nov 2014
ISIS claims beheading of US aid worker in grisly online video
updated 03 Jul 2014; published 03 Jul 2014
DAVID ICKE - ISIL CRISIS is Just Another PERCEPTION DECEPTION & Problem, Reaction, Solution
updated 23 Jul 2014; published 23 Jul 2014
Ebola outbreak: Virus mutating, scientists warn
Full Article BBC News
29 Jan 2015

Scientists tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated. Researchers at the Institut Pasteur in France, which first identified the outbreak last March, are investigating whether it could have become more contagious. More than 22,000 people have been infected with Ebola and 8,795 have died in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia....

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File - Scene from an Ebola treatment facility run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Guéckédou, Guinea, on the day of a visit from Anthony Banbury, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), 1 November, 2014.
photo: UN / Ari Gaitanis

updated 26 Mar 2014; published 26 Mar 2014
Ebola Virus outbreak in Guinea, Western Africa in 2014
updated 01 Aug 2014; published 01 Aug 2014
Deadly Ebola Virus Symptoms & Precautions : Emergency Declared Over Ebola Outbreak
updated 19 Oct 2014; published 19 Oct 2014
Ebola Outbreak 2014 - Ebola Virus Updates Live - Science TV
updated 29 Jan 2015; published 29 Jan 2015
Ebola outbreak: Virus mutating, scientists warn: World News
updated 07 Aug 2014; published 07 Aug 2014
What You Need to Know About Ebola
updated 16 Oct 2014; published 16 Oct 2014
Fighting the 2014 Ebola Virus Outbreak Street by Street | The New York Times
A passerby is silhouetted against a large TV screen broadcasting a news program Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 in Tokyo reporting on a video posted on YouTube by jihadists on Tuesday, Jan. 27, that purports to show a still photo of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holding what appears to be a photo of Jordanian pilot 1st Lt. Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh.
photo: AP / Eugene Hoshiko

updated 29 Jan 2015; published 29 Jan 2015
Purported ISIS message sets new deadline for prisoner handover : 24/7 NewsOnline
updated 29 Jan 2015; published 29 Jan 2015
WATCH - Isis sets sunset deadline for Jordan to free bomber and save hostage
updated 29 Jan 2015; published 29 Jan 2015
[HOT NEWS] VIDEO Jordan says it would swap terrorist for ISIS hostage (ISIS War)
updated 29 Jan 2015; published 29 Jan 2015
WATCH - Isis sets deadline for hostage exchange
updated 29 Jan 2015; published 29 Jan 2015
Deadline for prisoner handover Purported ISIS Message Sets New
updated 29 Jan 2015; published 29 Jan 2015
Purported ISIS message sets new deadline for prisoner handover
Saudi Arabia's smooth succession and uncertain future
Full Article BBC News
29 Jan 2015

Power is, in many ways, a family business. You need only look at the looming prospect of (yet another) Bush-Clinton US presidential contest in 2016 to see that there must be something in the idea. And so it is in Saudi Arabia. But, in true Saudi Arabian style, the family business involves a much bigger family and the money involved is that much...

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King Salman of Saudi Arabia and his entourage arrive to greet President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 27, 2015.
photo: White House / Pete Souza

updated 12 Apr 2013; published 12 Apr 2013
Succession crisis in Saudi Arabia
updated 23 Jan 2015; published 23 Jan 2015
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies aged 90 (VIDEO) New King Is Salman
updated 02 Apr 2013; published 02 Apr 2013
A game of thrones in Saudi Arabia (Who will be the next king?)
updated 24 Jan 2015; published 24 Jan 2015
Saudi Arabia’s succession process after King Abdullah's death
updated 23 Jan 2015; published 23 Jan 2015
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies aged 90 New King Is Salman
updated 23 Jan 2015; published 23 Jan 2015
New King of Saudi Arabia is probably Demented

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The Independent
Apple is now the biggest and most profitable company ever — but it had to change the world to get there. Less than 40 years ago, Apple was two friends putting things together in a...
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Article By Guest Writer Gilad Atzmon The BBC is under attack yet again by some Jewish 'community leaders' and their caretakers within British politics. This time the British...
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The Times of India
HAVANA: Cuban leader Fidel Castro has broken his silence on a historic rapprochement between Washington and Havana, implicitly endorsing it even as he expressed an abiding distrust...

GOP rips prez at AG confirmation hearing
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WASHINGTON — The first of two high-profile confirmation hearings that will give Senate Republicans a platform to blast White House policies continues today as the president’s choice for attorney general fights for confirmation. Loretta...
photo: US Army / Laura Buchta
Hagel Lauds US Service Members in Farewell Speech
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VOA News Outgoing U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday thanked the men and women of the armed forces for what he said was their unequaled service...
photo: US Army / Laura Buchta
Sonia Sotomayor arrives to be sworn in as the Supreme Court's first Hispanic justice and only the third woman in the court's 220-year history, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009. The Senate confirmed Sotomayor's nomination Thursday by a 68-31 vote
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The US Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to halt the scheduled executions of three death-row plaintiffs who are challenging Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol at the high court. The case, likely to be argued in April, will examine whether...
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Cuba's President Raul Castro arrives for a session of the National Assembly of Popular Power in Havana, Cuba, Sunday Aug. 1, 2010
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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations...
photo: AP / Javier Galeano
Gold bullions and coins are seen on this zoomed photo in the German BW-Bank in Stuttgart, Germany, Tuesday, March 18, 2008. The prize for one ounce (31,1 grams) of gold raised up to more than 1,000 US doll
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A treasure hunter accused of cheating his investors out of their share of one of the richest hauls in U.S. history — $50 million in gold bars and coins from a 19th-century shipwreck — was captured at an upscale Florida hotel after...
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IDF Reservists train in the Golan Heights. Permanent service is designed for soldiers who choose to continue serving in the army after their regular service, for a short or long period, and in many cases making the military their career.
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TRANS ASIA NEWS BEIRUT: At least four Israeli soldiers were killed and half a dozen others injured in a Hezbollah attack in the occupied Shebaa Farms, in south Lebanon Wednesday, reports said. Media reports quoting an Israeli military source,...
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Himachal has succeeded in reducing poverty: World Bank
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Over the years Himachal Pradesh has taken strides in reducing extreme poverty and has emerged as one of the states with the best human development outcomes in India, a new World Bank report said Wednesday. The report, 'Scaling the Heights: Social...
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