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Name: Middle East
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 8 mins ago - 8 reports

Palestinians fire rockets from Gaza into Israel

Related Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired three rockets into Israel on Monday but caused no casualties or property damage, the army said in a statement. ... [Published Al Ahram - 45 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 5 reports

Syrian state media: Mortar shells hit near parliament building in Damascus, killing 5

AMDAMASCUS, Syria – Syria’s state-run media say a pair of mortar shells hit near the parliament building in central Damascus, killing five people.SANA news agency says the mortars struck some 320 feet (100 metres) from the parliament in the Salihiya area ... [Published 570News - 16 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 43 reports

Syria: Confident Assad leaves safety of Damascus to visit recaptured Maaloula

al-Assad made a rare appearance outside central Damascus on Sunday, visiting the ancient Christian town of Maaloula.Syrian state-run television showed him inspecting the damage done during recent fighting. Government troops recaptured the hilltop hamlet ... [Published EuroNews - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Maaloula, Damascus, Syria
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 36 mins ago - 52 reports

Air strikes kill 40 al Qaeda militants in Yemen

At least 40 suspected al Qaeda members have been killed in separate air strikes in Yemen within two days.Some 30 suspected al Qaeda members were killed in air strikes in southern Yemen on Sunday, reports Reuters.On Saturday an air strike killed 10 al ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 36 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 7 reports

Iran to hold nuclear talks in New York

favorite?Meeting will reportedly take place from may 5 to 9 on the sidelines of a nuclear non-proliferation conferenceIran's state news agency said Sunday that world powers will resume technical talks next month in New York ahead of further negotiations ... [Published i24news - 59 mins ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Palestinians consider handing ‘keys’ back to Israel, ending Charade of “Peace Process”

(Via AFP) Palestinians mull handing territory ‘keys’ back to Israel (via AFP ) Palestinian negotiators have warned they may pass responsiblity for their territory back to occupying power Israel if peace talks remain stalled, a senior Palestinian ... [Published Informed Comment - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 22 reports

Vaccine for MERS under process: Saudi Health Ministry

Via the Saudi Gazette: Vaccine for MERS under process: Health Ministry. Excerpt:Representatives of a specialist international company are scheduled to arrive in the Kingdom shortly to discuss the manufacturing of a vaccine against MERS-coronavirus, spokesman ... [Published H5N1 - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 21 reports

Assad using chlorine gas in attacks on rebel towns, says Hollande

Francois Hollande, the French president, said yesterday that the Syrian leader had continued to use chemical weapons on the front line, although he added that definite proof had not yet been established. Officials are examining attacks in the past week ... [Published Irish Independent - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 7 reports

Qaradawi tries to soothe Gulf rift

Home News Article AApr 21 2014 DOHA: A Qatar-based Islamic scholar whose fiery sermons strained ties between Doha and its neighbors sent a conciliatory message to countries he has criticized in an apparent attempt to help end a rift between the Gulf ... [Published Zawya.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 19 reports

12 killed in attacks across Iraq

Twelve people were killed and 39 others wounded in separate attacks across Iraq Sunday, police said. Five people were killed and 15 injured when two suicide bombers wearing explosive vests tried to ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Iraq, Suicide Bomb, Police
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 18 reports

Rally calling for release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails

Palestinian girls stand behind mock jail bars during a rally calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sunday. – AFP ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Mid-East - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 38 reports

12 killed in insurgent attacks across Iraq

Twelve people were killed and 39 wounded in separate attacks across Iraq, including a suicide bombing on Sunday, police said.In one attack up to five people were killed and 15 wounded before noon when two suicide bombers wearing explosive vests tried ... [Published China.org.cn - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Iraq, Baghdad, Insurgents

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"We know that sustainability should not cost more, and that's exactly what we're delivering at Masdar City,” Mallows said. “The organisation is excited to share its story, its achievement and its investment opportunities at Cityscape. The economy is recovering, Abu Dhabi is poised for growth and Masdar City is on a promising, sustainable trajectory.”"
...But it won't truly thrive unless it "[adds] to the breadth, depth and diversity of [the Hong Kong] financial market and [consolidates Hong Kong's] role as an international centre" (to quote HKMA's Pang)
In addition, project researchers are working with allergy patient groups. Mills tells CommNet: "Often people don't report allergies, but instead just cope with them. This means that we don't get to know about them. So we are working with patient groups, and setting up an online tool to allow people to record their allergy experiences."
"The President's visit comes in a time when some extremist and savage armed terrorist groups in Syria are imposing tributes on Christians and preventing them from practicing their rituals or rising their crosses …the President came to say no to extremism, terrorism and brutality… he came to advocate amity, fraternity, national unity and tolerance among the Christians and Muslims in this region" he added

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