Israel has hit the Gaza Strip with air strikes and artillery fire on the seventh day of its offensive and as diplomatic efforts to halt the bloodshed intensified. Aircraft struck three training facilities of Hamas’s military wing, the Qassam Brigades, around the coastal territory early on Monday, but caused no[…]
Heavy fighting between rival militias vying for control of Libya’s main airport in Tripoli has left at least seven people dead and halted all flights. Explosions and anti-aircraft gunfire were heard from early Sunday morning on the airport road and other parts of the capital until the situation seemed to[…]
US Secretary of State John Kerry was due Monday to hold a second day of talks with Iran seeking to overcome major differences blocking what would be a momentous nuclear deal. With just six days until a deadline to strike an accord, the differences appear considerable, however, with Kerry and[…]
Israeli marines clashed with Hamas gunmen in the first reported ground incursion in the Gaza Strip, after the deadliest night of violence in Israel’s latest offensive in which 18 members of the same family were killed. The Israeli army said at least four soldiers were “lightly injured” on Sunday, as[…]
With world eyes fixed on fighters from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, a leading human rights group has revealed that Iraqi security forces and militias affiliated with the government have executed at least 255 Sunni prisoners in retaliation for attacks by ISIL. “Gunning down prisoners is an outrageous[…]
At least four people have been reported killed in a bomb strike on a rehabilitation centre for the disabled in Gaza, medical sources say, as the toll from Israel’s bombardment of the Palestinian territory reaches 124. Three patients and a nurse were killed in the explosion on Saturday in Jabaliya,[…]
Ukraine’s military scrambled jets to strike at rebel positions early on Saturday, after separatists resumed missile attacks on government forces near the frontier with Russia, the border guard service said. Ukrainian forces also used artillery to respond to rebel fire early on Saturday, the military said, in several areas of[…]
Thousands of angry demonstrators turned out to the streets around the world on Friday, July 11, to protest the Israeli war on besieged Gaza Strip that has resulted in the killing of more than 120 Palestinian and injuring of hundreds. In London, several thousands of people filled the streets outside[…]
At least 101 people have been killed as Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip enters its fourth day, with the latest attack killing five people in Rafah while rescuers were trying to free those trapped in the ruins of a building. The air raid in Rafah on Friday came as[…]
A group of 34 charities and other non-governmental organisations signed a statement Friday urging an end to the deadly conflict between Israel and Hamas. The statement was signed by groups including ActionAid, CARE, Oxfam and Save the Children and urged the international community to step up efforts to find a[…]
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