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Section: Middle East

    Netanyahu calls for ‘massive immigration’ of European Jews to Israel
    Feb15

    Netanyahu calls for ‘massive immigration’ of European Jews to Israel

    After two shootings in Copenhagen, PM says cabinet to discuss $46 million plan to encourage Jewish immigration from Ukraine, France and Belgium; Bennett: European views should not Israel is their home. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Guns mostly fall silent in east Ukraine as ceasefire takes hold
    Feb15

    Guns mostly fall silent in east Ukraine as ceasefire takes hold

    Ukrainian tanks near Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, on February 14, 2015. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)Donetsk and Artemivsk, Reuters—Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with a ceasefire agreement, although periodic shooting near a front-line railway junction showed that the truce was fragile. Reuters journalists...

    Two killed as Ukraine truce gets off to fragile start
    Feb15

    Two killed as Ukraine truce gets off to fragile start

    Two civilians were killed by rebel rocket fire shortly after the start of a ceasefire in east Ukraine on Feb. 15, a pro-Kyiv official said, but fighting reportedly died down across most of the conflict zone …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Guns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire
    Feb15

    Guns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire

    Shelling stopped abruptly at midnight on Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko ordered government forces to halt firing in line with a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending the country’s bloody conflict. Poroshenko, wearing the uniform of the armed forces supreme commander, said in a televised...

    Ukraine military says ceasefire generally observed
    Feb15

    Ukraine military says ceasefire generally observed

    Despite some limited shelling, the ceasefire has generally been observed. …read more Source: World...

    Cease-Fire Comes Into Force in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Cease-Fire Comes Into Force in Ukraine

    A fragile cease-fire began in Ukraine at midnight Saturday (12 a.m. Sunday local time, 2200 UTC Saturday) after hours of intense fighting in the eastern part of the country. Isolated incidents of violence have been reported since the cease-fire took effect. Under terms of the European-brokered deal, Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatist...

    Ukraine fighting continues despite ceasefire
    Feb15

    Ukraine fighting continues despite ceasefire

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Violations alleged as Ukraine truce comes into force
    Feb15

    Violations alleged as Ukraine truce comes into force

    Story highlights Kiev reports mortar attack by rebels Rebels accuse Ukraine of deploying artillery Poroshenko says Kiev will respect ceasefire Anxiety remains high in east Ukraine The Ukrainian government and pro-Russia rebels have exchanged accusations of fresh attacks only hours into the ceasefire agreed by them, officials from the warring...

    Violations alleged as Ukraine truce comes into force
    Feb15

    Violations alleged as Ukraine truce comes into force

    Government forces and pro-Russia separatists accuse each other of violating a ceasefire, only hours after it began. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine ceasefire comes into force after heavy shelling
    Feb15

    Ukraine ceasefire comes into force after heavy shelling

    More to this story A ceasefire agreed between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists has come into force, the first step in a peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict in eastern Ukraine. The truce officially started at 2200 GMT on Saturday night, but a surge in fighting in the run-up to the ceasefire has cast doubt on whether it will...

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