Noura Hussein, a 19-year-old Sudanese woman, was sentenced to death by a court for stabbing to death a man she was forced to marry after he raped her. The death penalty for Hussein was confirmed by a judge on Thursday after her husband’s family rejected financial compensation and insisted on[…]
Israeli forces on Sunday evening shot dead a Palestinian teenage boy during clashes in the neighborhood of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, a local monitoring group said. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center said that 17-year-old Ayman Samih al-Abbasi died after he was shot in his chest in the Ras al-Amoud[…]
Senior Israeli army officials said Tuesday that the killing of 13-year-old Abed al-Rahman Obeidallah in Aida refugee camp was a “mistake,” although conflicting accounts have been reported about the circumstances of the shooting. Israeli news site Haaretz quoted a senior Israeli army officer as saying the killing of the Palestinian[…]
The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday demanded that the UN form a committee to investigate the shooting of teenager Hadel al-Hashlamon, 18, who was shot three times by Israeli forces at a checkpoint in Hebron in the occupied West Bank. The 18-year-old was shot at the checkpoint, located at the entrance[…]
Classmates of a Grade 10 pupil at Phoenix High School in Manenberg on Monday received trauma counselling while the search continued for their missing friend. Khanyisile Ngela disappeared in the surf on Saturday while spending a day at Camps Bay with a group of people. School principal Shafiek Abrahams said[…]
A 17-year-old teen who went missing while swimming at Camps Bay beach on Saturday morning is presumed to have drowned. NSRI Bakoven station commander Bruce Davidson in a statement said eyewitnesses reported that the teenager went missing at 10:45. “It appears that a group of 23 teenagers and young adults[…]
Thousands of Palestinians attended a funeral for Muhammad al-Kasbah, 17, who was shot dead by Israeli forces Friday morning near the Qalandia checkpoint in the occupied West Bank. The funeral march went from the Palestine Medical Center in Ramallah to al-Kasbah’s house in Qalandia refugee camp before his body was[…]
A teenage boy has been pulled, dazed and dusty, from the wreckage of a seven-storey Kathmandu building that collapsed around him five days ago when a powerful earthquake shook Nepal. News of the rescue came on Thursday as the first supplies of food aid began reaching remote, earthquake-shattered mountain villages[…]
A 14-year-old Palestinian is in critical condition and has been transferred to Ramallah for treatment after he was hit by a stray Israeli bullet on Friday at his home in the central Gaza Strip, his family said Tuesday. The family of Fadi Abu Mandil, 14, said that the teen will[…]
Local media has come under increased scrutiny over the past week, in relation to its coverage of the 15-year old Cape Town girl who attempted to join the ranks of the Islamic State (IS). Despite information on the case still being limited, mainstream media has been accused of running away[…]
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