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Israel ‘to evacuate Tel Aviv’ in event of missile attack

June 12th, 2012 Comments off

More than 3.2 people live within the Tel Aviv metropolitan areaIsrael will evacuate the entire population of Tel Aviv if it is hit by missiles, particularly if they have unconventional warheads, the commander in charge of Israel's central region told AFP.

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Funding the counter-revolution in Tunisia

April 23rd, 2012 Comments off
“Tunisia’s Central Bank said Thursday it had finalised a loan of half a billion dollars from Qatar, one of the main foreign backers of the revolution that brought the Islamists to power.” (thanks Basim)

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Pentagon boss praises new Libya

December 17th, 2011 Comments off

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta expresses confidence in Libya’s new government on a visit to Tripoli, as the UN lifts sanctions on the country’s central bank.
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UN lifts Libyan banks sanctions

December 17th, 2011 Comments off

The UN Security Council lifts sanctions on Libya’s central bank to ease a cash crisis in the post-Gaddafi country, diplomats say.
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November 7th, 2011 Comments off
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Deadly fighting erupts in Syria

September 30th, 2011 Comments off

Heavy fighting breaks out in Syria’s central Homs province between soldiers and opposition groups, as protesters take to the streets in several cities following Friday prayers.
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Judge rethinks findings on Israel’s Gaza conduct (AP)

April 2nd, 2011 Comments off

AP – The head of a U.N.-appointed expert panel that investigated the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas in the winter of 2008-2009 said in a newspaper article that new accounts by Israel’s military indicate that it did not deliberately target civilians, his report’s central and most inflammatory accusation.
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UAE central bank announces increase in money supply

March 27th, 2011 Comments off

UAE's central bank Sunday announced that money supply rose by 2.3 percent to 48 billion dirhams (about $13 billion) at the end of February from 46.9 billion dirhams at the end of January.
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