1. Missing Soldier Killed in Battle, Israel Confirms
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-03 at 05:40:11

    The Israeli military said the soldier who had been thought captured by Palestinian militants during a deadly clash on Friday was now considered to have been killed in battle.

    103 twitter shares, 28665 retweets and 213 favorites
    994 shares and 577 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 95 plus ones and 19 reshares
    44 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Ed Miliband accuses David Cameron of ‘inexplicable silence’ in row over Gaza
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 00:04:29

    Labour leader criticised by Downing Street for ‘playing politics’, as Palestinian death toll from Israel’s offensive exceeds 1,650 Continue reading…

    103 twitter shares, 10470 retweets and 159 favorites
    813 shares and 2297 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Beyoncé Drops ‘Flawless’ Remix Featuring Nicki Minaj
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-08-03 at 10:32:29

    Beyoncé pulled, well, a Beyoncé and dropped a remix to "Flawless" featuring Nicki Minaj late on Saturday night. Debuting on Beyoncé’s website, the remix addresses that Jay Z/ Solange elevator incident — "Of course sometimes shit goes down when there’s…

    48 twitter shares, 4 retweets and 5 favorites
    1030 shares and 12751 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Israel ‘spied on Kerry during peace talks’
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-08-03 at 16:07:36

    Israel eavesdropped on US Secretary of State John Kerry during doomed peace talks with the Palestinians last year, German news weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday. The article said the Israelis and at least one other secret service listened in on Kerry&#03…

    103 twitter shares, 9309 retweets and 52 favorites
    76 shares and 57 likes on Facebook

  5. Israel says Hamas will pay heavy price for more attacks
    Published by Reuters on 2014-08-03 at 05:10:58

    JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) – Israel will go on fighting Hamas in the Gaza Strip even after the army completes its core mission of destroying the cross-border tunnels used by Palestinian militants to attack its territory, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sa…

    102 twitter shares, 6261 retweets and 40 favorites
    693 shares and 305 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 4 reshares
    18 shares on LinkedIn
    11 views on StumbleUpon

  6. Anti-Semitism Rises in Europe Amid Israel-Gaza Conflict
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-02 at 07:00:26

    Attacks, threats and hate speech have yielded alarm among many Jews and stern language from government leaders.

    3040 shares and 3677 likes on Facebook
    38 shares on LinkedIn
    95 views on StumbleUpon

  7. Hospitals in Gaza Overwhelmed as Attacks Continue
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-03 at 07:24:26

    More than 120 Palestinians were killed in Rafah, Gaza Strip, on Friday and Saturday. Those deaths, and hundreds of injuries, overwhelmed the city’s health care facilities.

    103 twitter shares, 4819 retweets and 121 favorites
    496 shares and 670 likes on Facebook
    11 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Netanyahu warns US not to try to force Israel into a Gaza ceasefire
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-02 at 22:44:36

    Israel PM tells US not to ever second-guess me again US and UN called naive over failed ceasefire with Hamas Continue reading…

    103 twitter shares, 1295 retweets and 52 favorites
    2170 shares and 2329 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 174 plus ones and 46 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Ebola spreading too fast – WHO
    Published by BBC on 2014-08-02 at 03:33:21

    The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health Organization tells West African leaders.

    102 twitter shares, 1323 retweets and 14 favorites
    2990 shares and 1314 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 23 plus ones and 9 reshares
    59 shares on LinkedIn
    197 views on StumbleUpon

  10. Deaths as another UN school in Gaza bombarded
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-08-03 at 16:11:06

    At least 10 deaths reported in attack on UNRWA shelter in Rafah among other places amid redeployment of Israeli forces.

    101 twitter shares, 5165 retweets and 13 favorites
    207 shares and 64 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Gaza conflict: UN school struck in Rafah by Israeli air strike – live
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 16:44:39

    There have been renewed clashes between Israeli military and militants in Gaza overnight as witnesses and medics say an Israeli air strike killed at least ten people and wounded about 30 others on Sunday in a UN-run school in the southern Gaza Strip IDF: …

    101 twitter shares, 3943 retweets and 17 favorites
    531 shares and 463 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 29 plus ones and 7 reshares

  12. Scott Morrison says ‘two versions’ of asylum-seeker children’s mental health
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 08:54:32

    Immigration department to inform human rights commissioner Gillian Triggs about how reports are compiled Continue reading…

    102 twitter shares, 4311 retweets and 84 favorites
    97 shares and 218 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Soldier believed captured by Hamas was killed in action, says Israeli army
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 13:45:00

    Hadar Goldin declared dead as Israeli tanks seen leaving Gaza on Sunday after neutralising tunnelsInside the tunnels Hamas built Continue reading…

    103 twitter shares, 2709 retweets and 131 favorites
    686 shares and 508 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 43 plus ones and 12 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Megan Fox Makes Frosty White Eyeliner Look Freaking Amazing
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-08-03 at 16:30:32

    Well folks, it’s happened. We’ve seen a celebrity wear frosty white eyeliner and we didn’t cringe. And it’s all thanks to Megan Fox.

    The 28-year-old actress attended Comic-Con International 2014 in San Diego, California sporting shimmering eyeshadow that…

    5 twitter shares
    140 shares and 3985 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Gaza Fighting Intensifies as Cease-Fire Falls Apart
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-02 at 06:32:19

    A cease-fire in Gaza collapsed on Friday as the Israeli military said that two soldiers had been killed and a third apparently captured. Gaza health officials said at least 70 Palestinians had been killed by Israeli airstrikes.

    1913 shares and 1497 likes on Facebook
    19 Google+ Shares, 19 plus ones and 3 reshares
    37 shares on LinkedIn

  16. The death of privacy
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 12:30:00

    Google knows what you’re looking for. Facebook knows what you like. Sharing is the norm, and secrecy is out. But what is the psychological and cultural fallout from the end of privacy? Continue reading…

    102 twitter shares, 3046 retweets and 146 favorites
    93 shares and 31 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares
    14 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Infected Ebola doctor lands in US
    Published by BBC on 2014-08-02 at 23:36:41

    A US doctor infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia arrives in the US for treatment at a specialised unit in Atlanta, Georgia.

    100 twitter shares, 107 retweets and 13 favorites
    1597 shares and 1506 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 18 plus ones and 5 reshares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Emirates suspends Guinea flights over Ebola
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-08-03 at 10:20:59

    Dubai carrier becomes the first major airline to impose ban over outbreak of deadly virus in West Africa.

    100 twitter shares, 3109 retweets and 12 favorites
    46 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Britain ‘attempts to censor’ US report on torture sites
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 00:26:10

    US Senate report may confirm that Diego Garcia was used for extraordinary rendition after 9/11 Continue reading…

    103 twitter shares, 1758 retweets and 66 favorites
    401 shares and 283 likes on Facebook
    14 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 6 reshares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Tamil asylum seekers were taught how to ‘pilot lifeboats back to India’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 13:39:19

    Lawyers for detainees confirm harrowing account of detention on board a Customs vessel in the Indian Ocean Continue reading…

    103 twitter shares, 1985 retweets and 37 favorites
    150 shares and 229 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

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