DAMASCUS — An explosive-laden truck went off near a school in a pro-government district of Syria’s central province of Homs on Sunday, leaving 27 people wounded, a monitor group and the official Syrian TV reported.bomb
The car exploded near the al-Buhturi School in the al-Nuzha neighborhood, while students were taking exams, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. (Syria-Car Bomb)
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JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Iran has backtracked on several issues agreed upon during negotiations with the international community and reiterated his stance that an upcoming agreement is a “bad” one and should be rejected. (Israel-Iran-Nuclear deal)
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SWAIDA, Syria — The Syrian army is determined to eliminate the armed militants, who have been trying recently to storm a military airbase in Syria’s southern province of Swaida, a military officer told Xinhua on Sunday.
The officer, who asked not to be named, said the June 10 attack by the rebels on the Thaaleh airbase in the countryside of predominantly Druze province of Swaida was thwarted quickly by the Syrian army forces, who were aware of the attack by observing the movement of the rebels in the nearby towns in the adjacent northeastern countryside of Daraa province. (Syria-Military)
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JERUSALEM — Israel released on Sunday an official report on its military campaign against the Gaza Strip last summer, and claims that its massive offensive is lawful, while accusing the Islamic Hamas movement of committing “war crimes and crimes against humanity.”
The 277-page report was issued in an attempt to forestall the upcoming release of findings by a UN-appointed team that investigated possible war crimes during Israel’s 50-day campaign in July and August. (Israel-Gaza-Report) Enditem


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