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ei: Israel finds allies in Europe's Christian fundamentalists

ei: Israel finds allies in Europe's Christian fundamentalists
Flip through any issue of a major newspaper from the past decade and it is a safe bet you will be confronted with a warning about the dangers of religious extremism. So how could the mainstream media have failed to notice the growing influence of fundamentalists on the European Union's relations with one of its nearest neighbors: Israel? The explanation might lie in how the zealots in question are not Islamic but Christian.

Al Jazeera English - Africa - Somalia clashes leave many dead

Al Jazeera English - Africa - Somalia clashes leave many dead
At least 14 civilians have been killed during a battle between government soldiers and al-Qaeda-linked fighters, witnesses say.

Tuesday's clashes followed a separate suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, by al-Shabab fighters on the base of African Union peacekeepers.
The peacekeepers fired on the explosives-laden vehicle, killing its three occupants.