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Hamas to broadcast BBC license appeal

Hamas has agreed to run a controversial appeal on behalf of the BBC license fee. The appeal, which has been criticised by many as ‘overtly political’, will be broadcast tomorrow on the one remaining television set in the Gaza Strip. The BBC license fee has been the subject of heated political debate and many believe that it is too sensitive a subject for Hamas to broadcast without undermining their hard-earned reputation for impartiality.

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Posted: Jan 29th, 2009
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Blair retires as Middle East Peace Envoy; ‘my work is done’

There was a champagne reception for Tony Blair yesterday as he left his job as Middle East Peace envoy surrounded by bouquets and cards congratulating him on a job well done.

‘It just shows that if you set your mind to something it can be achieved. I’m not pretending that it wasn’t difficult at times, that there weren’t huge obstacles to be overcome, but I think we can look back at where Israel/Palestine was when I started on this job eighteen months ago and agree that the peace situation is very different now.’

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2009
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Middle East Conflict resolved by a group hug

‘It’s all so silly really when you think about it. It’s only religion, history and land; what’s to fall out about?’

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Posted: Apr 22nd, 2008
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Gaza border crossing to get Tesco Metro

‘Our ready-washed Caesar salads are a great favourite,’ said store manager Gill Summerby.

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Posted: Jan 28th, 2008
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