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Middle East tense as Brown asks Blair: ‘When are you resigning as peace envoy?’

Governments in the Middle East and around the world are said to be ‘tense and concerned’ after Gordon Brown approached Tony Blair at the weekend and asked: “when are you resigning as peace envoy?”

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Posted: Nov 6th, 2011
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Egyptians demand president who at least knows how to use Twitter

reassuring group texts required by entire populationA tweet from the US State Department suggested Mubarak ‘should really get himself an iPhone and learn how to use his thumbs’.

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Posted: Jan 31st, 2011
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Iran completes construction of Death Star

'these are not the excuses you are looking for'‘The Death Star will be used for entirely peaceful purposes. Israel has no reason to worry about our new novelty paperweight.’

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2010
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Teachers tell Israeli and Palestinian leadership ‘You’re both as bad as each other’

A delegation from the teachers’ union the NUT has met with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas, today, to give them a damned good talking to. The hastily convened meeting at St Wilfreds Roman Catholic Primary School in Oman, follows a two week factfinding mission for the union in the West Bank and Gaza.

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Posted: May 9th, 2009
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Israeli tanks deflecting anger with ‘Baby on Board’ stickers

baby on boardIsraeli tanks occupying key positions in Gaza are displaying Baby on Board’ stickers in an effort to divert criticism from locals. There have been a number of reported incidents in which angry mobs of Palestinian youths gathered to throw stones at Israeli tanks, but stopped as soon as they noticed the baby sign.

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2009
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