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EU freezes assets of firms suspected of shipping oil to Syrian regime

The EU froze on Wednesday the assets of two oil companies as they suspect them in taking part in covert oil shipments for the Syrian regime of Bashar Al-Assad.

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Scandinavian countries condemn Israel's disproportionate violence, sends millions to aid Palestinians

Finnish flagDenmark, Finland and Norway are backing the Palestinian people in Gaza with substantial medical aid. As the first two countries in the world to have an official diplomatic Palestinian representative, Denmark and Finland followed the EU position of condemning Israeli attacks on innocent Gazans.

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Palestinian engineers complain to RIBA about inaction of Israeli suspension motion

RIBAThe Palestinian Engineers' Association has written to the president of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to complain about the institution's refusal to act on a "democratically decided motion" agreed at its last council meeting. The motion in question calls for the suspension of the Israeli Association of United Architects from the profession's International Union (of Architects – UIA).

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British MP creates storm with Gaza rocket tweet

David Ward'The big question is - if I lived in #Gaza would I fire a rocket? - probably yes,' Liberal Democrat David Ward wrote

A British politician from the ruling coalition has created a national storm after tweeting that if he lived in the Gaza Strip he would probably fire rockets too.

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The Lancet: Leading doctors and scientists denounce Gaza violence

The LancetMore than 20 leading doctors and scientists from the UK and Italy denounce ongoing Israeli military aggression in Gaza in a letter to The Lancet, published today.

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