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Kouchner says Dubai killing shows need to recognise Palestinian state

February 20, 2010
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Kouchner says Dubai killing shows need to recognise Palestinian state

France’s foreign minister on Saturday said that the assassination of Hamas leader Mahmoud Al Mabhouh indicates the need for an immediate recognition of a Palestinian state in the region. “It shows the need for peace and a Palestinian state, immediately,” Bernard Kouchner told Le Journal Du Dimanche when asked in the interview about the...
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Britain was tipped off about British passports misuse: Mossad agent

February 19, 2010
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Britain was tipped off about British passports misuse: Mossad agent

The mystery shrouding the assassination of Hamas leader Mahmoud Al Mabhouh in Dubai last month is deepening amid new reports that Britain’s MI6 and Foreign Office had known that Israeli intelligence service Mossad would use British passports for an operation outside Israel. The Daily Mail on Friday reported that MI6 was tipped off that...
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“Irish” Dubai killers were Mossad agents: British sources

February 16, 2010
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“Irish” Dubai killers were Mossad agents: British sources

 British government sources on Tuesday said that that the three Irish passport-holders accused of being involved in the assassination of a top Hamas leader last month were Israeli Mossad agents, according to the Daily Telegraph The London-based paper reported that “there was no ‘corroboration’ within Whitehall of any British involvement in the assassination plot”...
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Dubai Mufti opposes players’ prostrations as contrary to Islamic law

February 13, 2010
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Dubai Mufti opposes players’ prostrations as contrary to Islamic law

Dubai’s Grand Mufti has rejected prostrations during football matches, saying that they were contrary to Islamic law. The Islamic prostration to offer thanks to God became visible during the football matches played by Saudi Arabia during the World Cup in 1994 when players came together after scoring a goal and kneeled to offer thanks...
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Hamas leader assassins used Irish passports in Dubai: Irish Herald

February 5, 2010
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Hamas leader assassins used Irish passports in Dubai: Irish Herald

Members of a hit squad who killed a Hamas leader used Irish passports to enter and leave Dubai, the Irish Herald has reported. Mahmoud Al Mabhouh, 50, was found dead in mysterious circumstances on January 20 in a Dubai hotel room. But, according to the newspaper report quoting police authorities, up to seven people,...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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