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Breaking News: An 11-year old boy plays dead and survives the Houla, Syria massacre
Posted by: prabirghose

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2012-11-02 15:56:12 -0700 | humanitarian-news

11-year-old Ali el- Sayed is believed to be one of the survivors of the Houla massacre – he played dead to escape being killed by men with shaved heads and flowing beards who had shot dead his entire family. This...
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Breaking News: Starvation deaths haunt Yemen – more than 300,000 kids are starving
Posted by: prabirghose

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2012-07-27 14:46:08 -0700 | humanitarian-news

A severe crisis of food has gripped Yemen, hundreds of thousands of children are facing life threatening levels of starvation and the UN has said that Yemen is in the throes of a disaster as reported in skynews dated 31st...
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Breaking News: Villagio fire vigil - Farewell to the New Zealand Triplets
Posted by: nazish7

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2012-07-27 14:46:38 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Hundreds of Qatari citizens and expatriate residents joined a candlelit vigil in Aspire park near the partially destroyed Villagio late on Tuesday. New Zealanders Jane and Martin Weekes parents of kiwi triplets killed in a Doha mall fire have made...
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Breaking News:  UN Special Envoy Arrives in Syria to Seek Effective Steps.
Posted by: IQBALMEMON468

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2012-07-27 14:49:12 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Kofi Annan, special envoy of the United Nations (UN) and the Arab League (AL), on Monday arrived in the country to seek the implementation of effective steps for a peaceful resolution to the crisis of violence affecting the country. After...
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Breaking News: Slaughter of 32 children in Houla city of Syria
Posted by: prabirghose

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2012-07-27 14:50:20 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The continued violence in Syria is proof that things are going out of control and UN is worried at the way the Bashar al-Assad regime has unleashed a reign of terror and there are fears in certain quarters that the...
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Breaking News: Letters to Nations
Posted by: lmatkin

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2012-05-27 10:24:44 -0700 | humanitarian-news

If I could write one letter it would be to the Iranian government: Dear Iran, War with Iran is counter intuitive. We need to be discussing world peace and the role Iran can play in obtaining it. As one of...
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Breaking News: Iran executes 11 persons on charges of drug trafficking
Posted by: prabirghose

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2012-07-27 15:11:09 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Iran has executed 14 persons accused of drug trafficking by hanging them as reported in dated 21st of May 2012. Hanging is a form of capital punishment which has been abolished in mostly all countries but is still practiced...
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Breaking News: 96 soldiers killed in Yemen suicide blast
Posted by: nazish7

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2012-07-27 15:14:03 -0700 | humanitarian-news

A suicidal blast in Yemen killed at least 96 soldiers and injured 300, in the capital Sanaa on Monday. A suicidal bomber in an army uniform blew himself during a dress rehearsal parade to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the...
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Breaking News: Israel allows gays to conceive children through surrogates
Posted by: StephenManual

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2012-07-27 15:16:18 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Following US President Barack Obama's announcement of his support for gay marriages in the United States, a committee constituted by Israel’s Health Ministry also announced on Sunday that gays could have their children through surrogate mothers. The committee was formed...
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Breaking News: Palestinians end Israel prison hunger strike with deal
Posted by: StephenManual

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2012-07-28 01:33:23 -0700 | humanitarian-news

It comes to an end. Palestinians are jubilant over apparent victory of forcing Israeli authorities to accept their demands about the improvement in jail conditions. On Monday, hundreds of Palestinians security prisoners ended their hunger strike that lasted for several...
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Breaking News: Palestinian prisoners sign an agreement lifting their hunger strike
Posted by: Nazish Fatima

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2012-05-17 13:10:42 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Representatives of Palestinian prisoners from Israel and the prison Monday, May 14 signed an agreement to lift the hunger strike of more than a thousand Palestinian prisoners, sources said. This agreement was reached through Egyptian mediation is there an official...
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Posted by: StephenManual

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2012-07-28 01:36:20 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Since United States President Barack Obama recently expressed his explicit support to same-sex marriages in the country, a new discussion has begun on the topic in a number of countries across the globe. The announcement by the president has also...
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Breaking News: Palestinian Prisoners Go on Hunger Strike for Fair Trail
Posted by: Jonalex

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2012-05-09 21:20:49 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The Palestinians and the hungrily forgotten. The Palestinians have more or less been forgotten in recent memory. It seems to have been a combination of weak economic stability and domestic unrest within many nations own borders. This has caused many...
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Breaking News: An Hero saves 5 lives even at the point of Death
Posted by: Adebanjos

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2013-09-30 16:02:52 -0700 | humanitarian-news

A 26 year old man who had a tragic accident, and then lost his own life has saved five other lives, as his wife and parents gave their ''OK'' to donated his organs for transplantation. Roman Karotov, according to his...
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Breaking News: Two Israelis to sue two Swiss banks, govt. for $267.18 million
Posted by: StephenManual

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2012-07-27 15:56:14 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Two Israelis are reportedly preparing their case to file a lawsuit in the United States next week against two Swiss banks and the Swiss government for keeping their valuables and money illegally. The plaintiffs claim the Swiss government and the...
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