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Georges Bizet — Carmen Suite, Les Toreadors

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Israeli rights group claims IDF violated rules of war with Gaza strikes — Info 24 US


quotation: The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) Discuss

This pressed for your right to know: On isolated Gaza’s southern flank, an Egyptian buffer zone takes shape http://t.co/DUn8weHScr via @CSMWorldDesk


this pressed- for your right to know: United Nations|Noam Chomsky Addresses the Press Ahead of Lecture at UN


“identifer:607/607266” : Noam Chomsky Addresses the Press Ahead of Lecture at UNUN Photo/Yubi Hoffmann

 

Noam Chomsky Addresses the Press Ahead of Lecture at UN

Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), addresses a press conference before his lecture on the prospects for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, organized by the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.

14 October 2014

United Nations, New York

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Young Princess Diana pic.twitter.com/05arjaFLxB — History In Pictures (@HistoryInPics) September 11, 2014


this pressed from the telegraph : Twitter suspends Islamic State accounts – Telegraph


Twitter suspends Islamic State accounts – Telegraph.

Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, August 7


Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, August 7

Published on Aug 7, 2014

Visit http://www.democracynow.org to watch the daily independent, global news hour. This is a summary of top news headlines from the U.S. and around the world on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Visit the Democracy Now! website to read the complete transcript, search the vast news archive, and to make a donation to support our daily, non-profit news program.

In this video, you’ll learn about these top news headlines today:

Ceasefire in Gaza Enters Final 24 Hours

U.N. Chief: Gaza Toll Has “Shocked and Shamed the World”

Obama: Gaza Blockade Cannot Continue Indefinitely

Report: Israeli Deliberately Targeted Medics in Gaza

Iraqi Christians Face Crisis as IS Advances; 40,000 Yazidis Trapped on Mountain

Ebola Toll Tops 930; Liberians Plead for Drug Given to U.S. Missionaries

U.S. Drone Strike Kills At Least 5 in Pakistan

Russia Imposes Sanctions on U.S., European Agricultural Goods

Snowden Allowed to Remain in Russia for 3 More Years

Cambodia: 2 Khmer Rouge Leaders Sentenced to Life in Prison

Mexico: Congress OKs Reforms Opening Oil, Gas Sector to Foreign Firms

Bank of America to Pay Record $17 Billion for Toxic Mortgages

Missouri Executes 1st Prisoner Since Botched Killing in Arizona

NYPD Arrests Wife of Man Who Filmed Fatal Arrest of Eric Garner

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Tunnel (according to Farlex) not to be mistaken for other definitions)


Noun 1. tunnel - a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)tunnel a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars); “the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection”

auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; “he needs a car to get to work”
 
catacomb an underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)
 
passageway a passage between rooms or between buildings
 
railroad tunnel a tunnel through which the railroad track runs
 
shaft a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel
 
underpass, subway an underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway
  2. tunnel - a hole made by an animal, usually for sheltertunnel a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter

hollow, hole a depression hollowed out of solid matter
 
rabbit warren, warren a series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbits
Verb 1. tunnel - move through by or as by diggingtunnel move through by or as by digging; “burrow through the forest”

cut into, delve, dig, turn over turn up, loosen, or remove earth; “Dig we must”; “turn over the soil for aeration”
  2. tunnel - force a way throughtunnel force a way through                  

penetrate, perforate pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; “The bullet penetrated her chest”
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

I will never forget the utter shock on these kids faces – they thought they were safe in a UN school #Gazapic.twitter.com/0YRHVc6pxz — Dan Rivers (@danieljerivers) July 24, 2014


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this pressed: United Nations News Centre – ‘Appalled’ by attack on UN-run school in Gaza, Ban urges halt to all fighting


United Nations News Centre – ‘Appalled’ by attack on UN-run school in Gaza, Ban urges halt to all fighting.

this pressed: Official Vents Outrage at Shelling of U.N. Schools in Gaza – NYTimes.com


Official Vents Outrage at Shelling of U.N. Schools in Gaza – NYTimes.com.

Israeli commandos clash with Hamas gunmen in Gaza raid | Reuters


Israeli commandos clash with Hamas gunmen in Gaza raid | Reuters.

THIS DAY IN THE YESTERYEAR: ISRAELI SUBMARINE DAKAR DISAPPEARS WITHOUT A TRACE (1968)


Israeli Submarine Dakar Disappears without a Trace (1968)

Israel bought the INS Dakar from the UK in 1965. The submarine departed for Israel on January 9, 1968, but disappeared en route with its entire crew. An international search mission yielded no answers. Over a year later, a fisherman found the stern emergency buoy marker from the Dakar on the coast of what is now the Gaza Strip, but further searches failed to turn up anything. The exact cause of the submarine’s sinking remains unknown. Where and when was its wreckage finally found? More… Discuss

 

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Christmas comes to the Gaza Strip, despite storm damage and flooding – #Focus



The snow storm that hit the Middle East two weeks ago has affected people from Beirut to Cairo. In the Gaza Strip, thousands have been left unable to return to their homes, as torrential rains and melting snow flooded the streets. Christmas is coming too to some parts of the enclave; of the 1.7 million Gazans, there are 176 Roman Catholics and 1200 Orthodox Christians – fewer than 1% of the population. Our correspondent found out what kind of Christmas they’ll be having this year.
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