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SA to participate in NAM’s emergency meeting on Palestine

Saturday 2 August 2014 07:01

President Jacob Zuma's special envoys on the Middle East will attend an emergency meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Committee in Tehran on Monday.

SA to participate in NAM’s emergency meeting on Palestine

Saturday 2 August 2014 07:01

President Jacob Zuma's special envoys on the Middle East will attend an emergency meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Committee in Tehran on Monday.

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Peace efforts have failed in Gaza: UN

Saturday 2 August 2014 06:37

The United Nations’political chief, Ban Ki Moon, has suggested that efforts at durable peace in Gaza have been severely diminished after violations of a 72 hour ceasefire.

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U.N. chief condemns reported Hamas breach of Gaza ceasefire

Friday 1 August 2014 18:58

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned on Friday the reported violation by Islamist Hamas militants of a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.

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U.S. Senate approves $225 million for Israeli 'Iron Dome' system

Friday 1 August 2014 18:24

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation on Friday to provide $225 million in emergency funding for Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defence system.

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Israel declared truce with Gaza over

Friday 1 August 2014 16:38

Israel declared a Gaza ceasefire over on Friday, saying Hamas militants breached the truce soon after it came in effect and apparently captured an Israeli officer while killing two other soldiers.

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Saudi king labels Israeli offensive in Gaza a war crime

Friday 1 August 2014 15:13

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah criticised on Friday international inaction over Israel's offensive in Gaza

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SA calls for unconditional truce in Gaza

Friday 1 August 2014 14:35

South Africa has called for a permanent and unconditional truce in Gaza.

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Truce crumbles as 40 killed in Gaza

Friday 1 August 2014 12:33

A Gaza ceasefire crumbled only hours after it began on Friday, with at least 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling, and Israel accusing militants of violating the US- and UN-brokered truce.

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Ebola patient coming to US as aid workers' health worsens

Friday 1 August 2014 07:45

A US aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital.

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UN decries plight of Palestinians in Gaza

Friday 1 August 2014 06:15

The UN humanitarian relief agency working with Palestinians in Gaza has informed the Security Council that conditions are increasingly dire for the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians.

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