Shahenda El-shamy

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Israel threatens to escalate Gaza offensive

Moshe Ya'alon, Israel's defence minister, threatens to escalate the Gaza offensive to the "next stages"<p>Israel threatened to escalate the Gaza offensive to the "next stages" on Wednesday as the United Nations said that "war crimes" may have been committed.<p>Air strikes and tank shells killed another …

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Air Algerie Flight AH5017 Crashes in Mali Due to Bad Weather

<b>UPDATED 0900 GMT, July 25, 2014</b><p>The disappeared Air Algerie flight AH5017 has crashed in Mali after flying through violent storms, it has been …

Official: No survivors found amid wreckage of Air Algerie plane in Mali

The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed early Thursday has been found in the northern Mali desert, officials in Burkina Faso, where the plane took off, said on state-owned RTB television.<p>No survivors were found, according to Burkina Faso Gen. Gilbert Diendere.<p>Flight 5017 was carrying at …

Scottish prisoners refused right to vote in referendum by supreme court

An attempt by two prisoners to overturn a ban on inmates voting in the Scottish independence referendum has been dismissed by the supreme court.<p>Leslie Moohan, 31, and Andrew Gillon, 46, who are serving life sentences for murder, had argued that the ban on taking part in September's poll infringed …

UK has fastest-growing economy, International Monetary Fund says

The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its forecast for UK growth to 3.2 per cent this year and 2.7 per cent in 2015<p>Britain's economy is growing faster than those of every other major developed country, the International Monetary Fund has disclosed.<p>In a vindication of George Osborne’s …

Metropolitan Police gathered information on 18 family campaigns

<b>The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct unit has said.</b><p>Campaigns for two men shot dead by mistake in London - Mr Menezes and Harry Stanley - were among those targeted, the BBC understands.<p>Operation Herne - …

Official: No survivors found amid wreckage of Air Algerie plane in Mali

The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed early Thursday has been found in the northern Mali desert, officials in Burkina Faso, where the plane took off, said on state-owned RTB television.<p>No survivors were found, according to Burkina Faso Gen. Gilbert Diendere.<p>Flight 5017 was carrying at …

UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire …