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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 17, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 17, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 17, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 22, 2014.
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Israel reports finding large tunnel from Gaza

JERUSALEM, March 21 (UPI) -- The Israeli military said Friday it had found a tunnel from Gaza to Israel, with security sources telling the Jerusalem Post it's the biggest yet uncovered,

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 15, 2014.
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Netanyahu to Cameron: Abbas must condemn random rocket fire on Israel

Netanyahu to Cameron: Abbas must condemn random rocket fire on Israel

JERUSALEM, March 13 (UPI) -- Israeli leaders Thursday urged Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas to condemn random rocket fire on Israel and warned of a similar action on Gaza.

Israel itemizes intercepted arms shipment from Iran to Gaza

JERUSALEM, March 10 (UPI) -- Hidden weapons recovered last week from an intercepted shipment from Iran to Gaza included rockets and mortar shells, the Israeli military said.
Netanyahu to Abbas: 'Stop denying history' and recognize Israel

Netanyahu to Abbas: 'Stop denying history' and recognize Israel

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Peace in the Middle East will better the lives of millions living in the region, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in Washington Tuesday.
Cairo court issues temporary ban on Hamas activities

Cairo court issues temporary ban on Hamas activities

CAIRO, March 4 (UPI) -- A court in Cairo banned all Hamas activity in Egypt and ordered the Hamas office in Cairo closed during the espionage trial of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Morsi's conspiracy trial suspended amid controversy over glass cages

Morsi's conspiracy trial suspended amid controversy over glass cages

CAIRO, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court suspended the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and other defendants on Thursday following a defense lawyer's request for new judges.

Netanyahu: Refusal to recognize Israel major roadblock to peace

JERUSALEM, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Palestinian refusal to recognize the Jewish state is the key obstacle to peace, says Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

Israeli group warns Oxfam over links to Palestinian terror group

JERUSALEM, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- An Israeli legal rights group has urged the British-based charity Oxfam to cut ties with Palestinian organizations linked to terrorist groups.

Hamas leader: Abbas has no authority to engage in peace talks

RAFAH, Gaza, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- President Mahmoud Abbas has no authority to negotiate with Israel and the United States on behalf of the Palestinian people, a Hamas spokesman says.

Israeli airstrike hits underground rocket launcher in central Gaza

JERUSALEM, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The Israeli military said it attacked an underground rocket launcher in Gaza Tuesday to retaliate for a Palestinian rocket attack on southern Israel.
Kerry turns blind eye to West Bank terror

Kerry turns blind eye to West Bank terror

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- An idiom originating more than two plus centuries ago -- from an act of courage in meeting an enemy threat -- applies to an Obama administration choosing to ignore one.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Israeli warplane targets reputed jihadist in Gaza

JERUSALEM, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Israel said the motorcyclist who reportedly narrowly escaped death in a Sunday airstrike was a member of a Palestinian jihadist ring.

Fears grow of new Israeli assault on Gaza amid rocket attacks

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- There are growing concerns Israel may soon unleash a new punitive operation against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip after the military reported a dramatic increase in rocket attacks in January.
Murder trial of ex-Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi resumes, adjourns

Murder trial of ex-Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi resumes, adjourns

CAIRO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The trial of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, charged with inciting the killing of protesters as president, resumed briefly Tuesday before adjourning.

Muslim Brotherhood: Support for Sisi is evidence of 2013 coup

CAIRO, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The Muslim Brotherhood said Wednesday support for a presidential bid by ruling Field Marshall Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is evidence of a military coup.

Support grows in Cairo for Sisi presidential bid

CAIRO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq said he wouldn't run for president if Field Marshall Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declares his candidacy.
Trial of ex-Egyptian President Morsi on prison escape postponed

Trial of ex-Egyptian President Morsi on prison escape postponed

CAIRO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The trial of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on charges of collaborating with Hamas and Hezbollah to escape from prison adjourned until February.

Palestinians claim one killed, six hurt in clashes with Israeli troops

GAZA CITY, Gaza, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A 20-year-old Gaza man has been killed by Israeli troops and six others wounded in separate incidents near the border fence, Palestinian officials say.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
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Abbas 'seeks $1B deal with Russia on Gaza natural gas field

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is in Moscow seeking to secure a $1 billion deal with Russia to develop a natural gas field off the Gaza Strip.

Israel fear of jihadist raids mounts after 'plot to hit U.S. Embassy'

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Israel's claim to have thwarted a Gaza Strip-based al-Qaida plot to blow up the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv has heightened fears that it's just a matter of time of time before the jihadist forces building up in Syria, Egypt and the Palestinian territories launch a major strike on the Jewish state.
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