Answer the Following questions

1) Mark the elements of the intros in the following news stories.  WHO, WHat. where, where, why, howQ

1-Thousands march for Shalit release

Thousands of people  in Israel have joined the family of Gilad Shalit,  a captured Israeli soldier, on a week-long march to the house of Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, in Jerusalem.

2-Turkey ‘warns Israel on ties’

Turkey’s foreign minister   has reportedly said that diplomatic ties with Israel will be cut unless the country receives an apology over the deadly raid on the Gaza aid flotilla .

3-Lebanon’s Shia Muslim leader dies

Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah , Lebanon’s most influential Shia Muslim leader, has died in Beirut at the age of 75.

5-Israel creates new Gaza ‘blacklist’

Israel has eased restrictions on the import of consumer goods to the Gaza Strip, relaxing its blockade on the Palestinian territory while maintaining restrictions on the entry of construction materials.

6-Israel to indict soldier over Gaza

An Israeli soldier who fought in the country’s war on Gaza last year is to be prosecuted for the manslaughter of two Palestinian women , the military has said.

7-US pushes direct Middle East talks

The US president has called for direct negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians to be restarted before a partial suspension on the construction of Israeli settlements on Palestinian land expires in September.

Read the following intros about the same news item and discuss the differences

1-      A woman who fell it with a collapsed lung on Boeing 747 had her life saved by two doctors who carried out the operation with a coathanger, a bottle of mineral water, brandy and a knife and fork. Guardian

2-      Two British doctors carried out life-saving operation aboard a jumbo jet—with a coat hanger. Daily Mail

3-      A doctor saved a mum’s life in midair operation—using a coathanger, pen top, brandy and half a plastic bottle. Sun

Match the news item  with the news agency

Israel attacks Gaza aid fleet

Israeli forces have attacked a flotilla of aid-carrying ships aiming to break the country’s siege on Gaza.

2- Nine people were shot dead on May 31 by Israeli soldiers who attacked the Turkish vessel M.V. Mavi Marmara as it attempted to transport humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip. Aljazeera
3- Activists on board a six-ship flotilla carrying aid to the Gaza Strip tried to lynch the Israel Navy commandos who boarded their Turkish-flagged boat early Monday, Israel Defense Forces sources told Haaretz on Monday afternoon. At least nine people were killed and several more were wounded in the fighting that erupted aboard one of the ships. haaretz

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