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Israel failing to grasp legacy of attacks

AS the slaughter of the innocents in Gaza has increased in recent days, some people have been making comparisons between the Israelis and Adolf Hitler.

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Shades of Orwell as Kenny tries to duck sacking story

THE two faces of Simon Coveney clearly had poor little Richard Bruton running scared.

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Israeli forces search for soldier as UN chief condemns Hamas

Israeli forces, backed by heavy tank fire and air strikes, have moved deeper into southern Gaza in search of a soldier apparently captured in a clash with Hamas militants earlier in the day.

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