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Israeli naval forces prepare to intercept Gaza Aid flotilla

Israeli naval forces intercept Gaza Aid flotilla

Update: Israeli forces had already hijacked the lead vessel in the four-ship convoy by early morning on Monday ET. BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli naval forces are preparing to intercept the Gaza-bound Freedom…
The Forgotten Costs of War in the Middle East

The Forgotten Costs of War in the Middle East

By David Vine | (Tomdispatch.com) | - First, they tried to shoot the dogs. Next, they tried to poison them with strychnine. When both failed as efficient killing methods, British government agents…

Syrian Refugees Blocked, Stranded in Jordan Desert

Human Rights Watch | - - (Beirut) – Jordanian authorities have severely restricted informal border crossings in the eastern part of the country since late March, 2015, stranding hundreds of Syrians in…