|Tuesday, July 22, 2014

World News

Israeli drone strike kills two Palestinian militants in Gaza

GAZA CITY, July 7: Two Palestinian fighters were killed and another wounded late Sunday by an Israeli drone strike in the Gaza Strip, emergency services said. The victims were among a group of armed militants who were targeted by the Israeli drone east of Bureij refugee camp, near central Gaza’s border with the Jewish state, witnesses said. In a ...Full Article

Jewish extremists held over Palestinian teen’s murder

JERUSALEM July 7: Israel on Sunday arrested a group of Jewish extremists in connection with the kidnap and murder of a Palestinian teenager who was burned to death in ...Full Article

Turkey PM vows to strengthen presidency as kicks off campaign

ANKARA, July 6: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan kicked off his presidential campaign on Saturday by promising to transform the role into a more powerful position if he ...Full Article

Jihadist “caliph” demands obedience in unprecedented appearance

BAGHDAD, July 6: Self-proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made an unprecedented appearance in the Iraqi city of Mosul, which his forces helped capture last month, and ordered Muslims to ...Full Article

Ukraine hoists flag over pro-Russian bastion

DONETSK, Ukraine, July 6: Resurgent government forces on Saturday hoisted the Ukrainian flag over pro-Russian rebels’ main stronghold after a devastating shelling assault that levelled much of the city ...Full Article

Clashes spill into Israel over “burned alive” Palestinian teen

UMM EL FAHM, Israel, July 6: Clashes sparked by the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager spread from east Jerusalem to Arab towns inside Israel on Saturday, as ...Full Article

Putin to visit Cuba and other LatAm nations

MOSCOW, July 5: President Vladimir Putin will next week begin a major Latin America tour that will take him to Cuba, Argentina and Brazil as he seeks to counter ...Full Article

Iraq PM says ‘will never give up’ on third term bid

BAGHDAD, July 5: Iraq’s premier insisted on Friday he would “never give up” on a third term despite allegations at home and abroad of sectarianism and authoritarianism amid a ...Full Article

European airports boost screening over US fears of attacks

PARIS, July 5: France on Friday boosted passenger screening at its airports, responding to a Washington request for extra security for US-bound flights over fears Islamist radicals could be ...Full Article

Jerusalem clashes ahead of slain Palestinian teen funeral

JERUSALEM, July 5: Palestinians clashed with Israeli police in east Jerusalem on Friday, ahead of the emotionally charged funeral of a Palestinian teenager believed murdered by Israelis. It was ...Full Article