Israel again attacked Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip on Thursday in response to what it said were continued launches of “explosive balloons” from the Palestinian territory. Dozens of helium balloons laden with incendiary material have been deployed in recent days in a bid to pressure Israel to ease its[…]
JOHANNESBURG – Raids on illegal nationals are set to continue throughout the country. This after eight foreigners were arrested in Cape Town’s tourism hub, the Waterfront. The home affairs department says those in the country illegally will be deported. WATCH: A clampdown on foreign nationals? Employers might also face jail time, for employing[…]
Iran has warned Israel of a “firm and appropriate” response if it continued attacking targets in Syria, where Tehran has backed President Bashar al-Assad and his forces in their nearly eight-year war against rebels and ISIL fighters. Israel, which views Iran as its biggest security threat, has repeatedly attacked Iranian[…]
Malaysian police say they’ve arrested eight suspects including a number of alleged members of Abu Sayyaf, after reports the group was planning to carry out a series of kidnappings in the waters off eastern Sabah in Malaysian Borneo. The men – one from Malaysia and seven from the Philippines –[…]
Israeli forces detained 22 Palestinians, including three lawyers, during predawn raids in the occupied West Bank on Monday. An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that 22 Palestinians were detained, without providing the specific locations from where they were arrested. The army said in a statement that they found a weapon,[…]
Palestinians have started a campaign calling for volunteers to help protect Al-Aqsa Mosque from the frequent Israeli attacks and violations. Activists told Quds Press that the campaign aims to halt the continuous raids on the mosque carried out by the Israeli authorities and settlers, adding that the attackers had assaulted[…]
Turkish police launched a vast operation Thursday targeting businesses suspected of financing US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of masterminding last month’s attempted coup, media reported. Prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 187 suspects including CEOs as part of the operation in the country’s economic capital of Istanbul and[…]
Israeli forces Thursday detained at least 18 Palestinians during predawn raids across several districts in the occupied West Bank, according to Israeli and Palestinian sources. In the West Bank district of Bethlehem, Israeli forces detained a Palestinian identified by locals as 33-year-old Murad Muhammad Jaddal from the eastern Jabal al-Furdeis area[…]
Senior police officers tasked with unravelling an alleged Islamic State (IS) terror cell in South Africa were in deep discussions with prosecutors on Tuesday morning. Speaking in hushed voices in courtroom 13 at the Johannesburg Magistrates Court‚ prosecutors and officers from the Crimes Against the State unit huddled close to[…]
France has carried out abusive and discriminatory raids and house arrests against Muslims under its current state of emergency, traumatising and stigmatising those targeted, including children and the elderly, human rights groups said. Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International published separate research on Wednesday, pointing to cases where excessive[…]
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