1. Israel rejects ceasefire plan, source says, as death toll nears 850
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-26 at 05:17:46

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel has rejected international proposals for a ceasefire in its fight against Islamist militants in Gaza, a government source said on Friday, but U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said no formal proposals had yet been put fo…

    103 twitter shares, 26337 retweets and 214 favorites
    48 positive votes on Reddit
    586 shares and 399 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares and 11 plus ones
    15 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Is this the third Intifada in the making?
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-26 at 02:20:42

    Hundreds are dead in Gaza and thousands are marching in the West Bank. How far will the latest turmoil in Palestine go?

    100 twitter shares, 7032 retweets and 15 favorites
    523 shares and 955 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares and 13 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Ruby Rose: ‘I used to pray to God that I wouldnt get breasts’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-26 at 00:58:15

    The Australian model, DJ and television personality opens up about her struggle with gender identity depicted in her new video Continue reading…

    100 twitter shares, 75 retweets and 71 favorites
    562 shares and 7610 likes on Facebook

  4. Teenager killed on his birthday as violence ignites in West Bank
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-25 at 22:56:51

    Ramallah doctor says ‘We have seen this before but not since the intifada’ as hospital treats 250 injured with gunshot wounds Latest developments Continue reading…

    102 twitter shares, 7187 retweets and 37 favorites
    34 positive votes on Reddit
    150 shares and 110 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. In Gaza, Hamas fighters are among civilians. There is nowhere else for them to go
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-25 at 01:25:21

    Lines are blurred when a guerrilla war is fought in as dense a place as Gaza but the IDF’s HQ is also surrounded by civilians Continue reading…

    101 twitter shares, 2186 retweets and 37 favorites
    1615 shares and 2907 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 317 plus ones and 106 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Bad weather seen as probable cause of Air Algerie crash
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-26 at 04:29:57

    PARIS/BAMAKO (Reuters) – Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African country of Mali that killed all 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday.

    100 twitter shares, 6458 retweets and 40 favorites
    5 positive votes on Reddit
    76 shares and 38 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  7. ‘Mummy, why did everyone forget about Syria when Gaza started?’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-25 at 20:29:52

    Answer complicated by limits of media resources and audience empathy, and similarities and differences between two wars Continue reading…

    101 twitter shares, 4716 retweets and 31 favorites
    3 positive votes on Reddit
    448 shares and 1057 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 32 plus ones and 8 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Forensic team unable to say how South Korea ferry businessman died
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-25 at 21:18:01

    SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s forensic agency said on Friday it was impossible to determine the cause of death of a businessman linked to a ferry that sank killing 304 people in April because there was too much tissue damage to his badly decomposed body…

    100 twitter shares, 5700 retweets and 57 favorites
    45 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Wikipedia blocks US Congress edits
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-25 at 17:42:08

    Administrators have imposed a ban on Wikipedia alterations from the US House of Representatives, following “persistent disruptive editing”.

    101 twitter shares, 151 retweets and 16 favorites
    2847 positive votes on Reddit
    1184 shares and 1225 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 20 plus ones and 3 reshares
    28 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  10. A bulldog jaw and solemn warnings but India calls the shots on Morrison
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-25 at 13:39:43

    Delhi has succeeded where the courts and opposition have failed by forcing the Coalition into the open over its boat policy Continue reading…

    102 twitter shares, 817 retweets and 46 favorites
    3 positive votes on Reddit
    828 shares and 2387 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 13 plus ones
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  11. EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-26 at 04:55:13

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector.

    103 twitter shares, 3639 retweets and 62 favorites
    154 shares and 63 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares
    30 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Gaza crisis: Kerry says ceasefire deal remains out of reach – live updates
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-26 at 02:42:03

    US secretary of state says differences in ‘terminology’ remainDiplomatic meetings to resume at weekend in ParisReports of a planned 12-hour ‘pause’ in Israeli strikes SaturdayIsraeli defense minister says ground operation may ‘significantly broaden’ soonA…

    103 twitter shares, 3391 retweets and 49 favorites
    181 shares and 90 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 78 plus ones and 11 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Obama calls Afghan candidates as vote recount drags on
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-26 at 01:39:30

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday called Afghanistan’s presidential candidates who are fighting over who won a June 14 election and urged them to maintain national unity during a vote recount and transition, the White House said.

    68 twitter shares, 3536 retweets and 68 favorites
    17 shares on Facebook

  14. Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American, says CPJ
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-25 at 22:58:18

    ANKARA (Reuters) – (This story corrects name of UAE-based newspaper in para 2 to the National (not the Nation))

    83 twitter shares, 3123 retweets and 38 favorites
    49 shares and 32 likes on Facebook

  15. How the US’s terrorism watchlists work  and how you could end up on one
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-25 at 03:11:10

    Long-withheld document provides insight into secretive system in which people can be placed on terrorism databases with astounding ease, and without any way to get off Continue reading…

    103 twitter shares, 1020 retweets and 53 favorites
    196 positive votes on Reddit
    934 shares and 773 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares
    15 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Truce as deaths in Gaza pass 900
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-26 at 16:10:00

    A 12-hour truce has begun in Gaza amid efforts to secure a longer ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, and as the scale of damage becomes clear.

    103 twitter shares, 1972 retweets and 18 favorites
    22 positive votes on Reddit
    649 shares and 253 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Gaza ceasefire takes hold – in pictures
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-26 at 16:18:56

    As a temporary 12-hour ceasefire comes into force in Gaza, Palestinians take to the ruined streets to survey the damage to their homes, find missing loved ones and locate scarce supplies Continue reading…

    94 twitter shares, 2330 retweets and 21 favorites
    20 shares on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 460 plus ones and 90 reshares

  18. Dozens of bodies found in Gaza during 12-hour truce
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-07-26 at 16:23:52

    Palestinians retrieved dozens of bodies from the rubble of Gaza homes Saturday during a brief truce in the fighting, as top diplomats huddled in Paris to discuss a long-term ceasefire. With a fragile 12-hour humanitarian truce between Israel and Hamas in …

    88 twitter shares, 2601 retweets and 23 favorites
    12 shares on Facebook

  19. Israel has not rejected Gaza ceasefire, claims John Kerry
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-26 at 02:52:42

    The US secretary of state says that no formal proposal on Gaza ceasefire was presented to Israel’s cabinet Continue reading…

    100 twitter shares, 2181 retweets and 13 favorites
    40 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 286 plus ones and 50 reshares

  20. Isis ‘may be on UN war crimes list’
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-26 at 14:06:15

    Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) may be added to a list of war crimes suspects in Syria, a UN investigator says.

    102 twitter shares, 2156 retweets and 33 favorites
    7 positive votes on Reddit
    47 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

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