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Israel denies Gaza govt floodwater allegations

Israel denies Gaza govt floodwater allegations

NB AFP has withdrawn the original story. BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israel on Monday rejected allegations by the government in the Gaza Strip that authorities had released storm water into the coastal enclave.…
AP Investigates: Bulk of Gaza Deaths Civilians

AP Investigates: Bulk of Gaza Deaths Civilians

Associated Press | - "AP Exclusive: High civilian death toll in Gaza house strikes during Israeli conflict with Hamas militant group during the summer of 2014. Over 60 percent of those deaths…
“Drastic Decline” Seen in World Press Freedom

“Drastic Decline” Seen in World Press Freedom

By Leila Lemghalef UNITED NATIONS (IPS) - A leading advocacy group warns of a “worldwide deterioration in freedom of information” last year.Out of the 180 countries being surveyed, two-thirds have slipped in…
ISIL Militants Burn Three Iraqis Alive

ISIL Militants Burn Three Iraqis Alive

By RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq | - Officials and eyewitnesses say Islamic State (IS) militants have burned at least three people alive in Iraq's western Anbar Province. The victims, residents of an…