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Conal Urquhart

Conal Urquhart

    Sue Townsend, creator of Adrian Mole, dies aged 68
    Sue Townsend, creator of Adrian Mole, dies aged 68
    The author Sue Townsend, whose most popular character Adrian Mole defined a generation, has died at the age of 68.
    The Hobbit to be extended to three films
    The Hobbit to be extended to three films
    Peter Jackson's film adaptation of The Hobbit will be split into three films, the director and the studios behind the venture said on...
    Stage set for violent death
    Stage set for violent death
    He wanted to create an "art revolution" to help liberate the Palestinian people but he managed only to alienate those he most wanted to inspire....
    Israel's Iron Dome defence in its infancy
    Israel's Iron Dome defence in its infancy
    The initial success of Israel's Iron Dome missile-defence system has been hailed as an example of "Jewish genius", but the army insists it is still...
    UN compilers split over Gaza report rebuttal
    UN compilers split over Gaza report rebuttal
    The United Nations has roundly rebuffed remarks by South African judge Richard Goldstone that cast doubt on the report into the Gaza war that bears...
    Israeli leader risks losing office
    Israeli leader risks losing office
    Israel's government faces fresh upheaval on Monday when the Labour party begins primaries for a new leader who could deal a final blow to Ehud...
    Tunnels for hire as Gaza's smugglers risk their lives
    Tunnels for hire as Gaza's smugglers risk their lives
    The sun has dropped below the horizon and the muezzins in Gaza and Egypt produce two distinct walls of sound at either side of the deserted strip...
    A tale of two families
    A tale of two families
    The Lebanese family in Tyre
    Palestinian minister takes $20-million into Gaza
    Palestinian minister takes $20-million into Gaza
    The Palestinian foreign minister returned to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday from a trip abroad with an estimated $20-million packed in 12 separate...
    Egypt's Bedouin fear they will take the blame
    Egypt's Bedouin fear they will take the blame
    This week's Red Sea bombing has left the Bedouin people of the Sinai feeling three times injured. Four of their children were seriously injured,...
    Israel won't accept Hamas in poll
    Israel won't accept Hamas in poll
    The Palestinian Authority will postpone parliamentary elections if Israel bars Palestinian residents of Jerusalem from participating. Israeli...