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China: Eight dead, 24 missing in SW China rainstorms
2nd Sep 2014

China: Eight dead, 24 missing in SW China rainstorms

    CHONGQING, (Xinhua): Eight people died and 24 others were missing as of early Tuesday after rainstorms brought landslides to southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality, said the local rescue headquarters. More than 500 professional rescuers, including fire-fighters and armed police, have … Continued

Pakistan: Islamabad stand-off: No deadlines, no solutions
2nd Sep 2014

Pakistan: Islamabad stand-off: No deadlines, no solutions

    Dawn: The political crisis in Pakistan remains at fever pitch as both the PML-N led government and the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek refuse to budge on their respective positions. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stands firm … Continued

UK: British PM Cameron announces new anti-terrorism measures
2nd Sep 2014

UK: British PM Cameron announces new anti-terrorism measures

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has outlined a new plan to tighten anti-terror measures in the UK. It includes giving police temporary power to seize passports of suspected Iraq and Syria-bound Islamist fighters. Addressing the House of Commons … Continued

Syria: Fiji says rebels in Golan want removal from terror list
2nd Sep 2014

Syria: Fiji says rebels in Golan want removal from terror list

  Fiji says Islamist fighters who abducted 45 Fijian soldiers last week in the Golan Heights have issued conditions on their release. It comes amid clashes where the peacekeepers were taken. Fiji’s military commander said the Nusra Front group, which … Continued

Palestine: 9-year-old child dies from wounds sustained in Gaza war, total death toll 2,158
2nd Sep 2014

Palestine: 9-year-old child dies from wounds sustained in Gaza war, total death toll 2,158

    (MaanImages/file) GAZA CITY (Ma’an): A nine-year-old boy died in Gaza on Monday from wounds sustained during Israel’s recent offensive on the besieged enclave, medics said. Ziad al-Rifi was injured on Aug. 21 in an Israeli airstrike near his … Continued

Palestine: Further abductions, demolitions by Israeli forces in West Bank
2nd Sep 2014

Palestine: Further abductions, demolitions by Israeli forces in West Bank

  PCHR archive photo IMEMC News & Agencies:  Israeli forces kidnapped six Palestinians and physically assaulted two teenagers in West Bank districts, on Monday, according to reports by security sources. Also on Monday, seven residential and agricultural structures in the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces attack Palestinians, injure four, south of Bethlehem
2nd Sep 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces attack Palestinians, injure four, south of Bethlehem

    IMEMC News & Agencies: At least four Palestinians were injured during clashes which erupted Monday, at dawn, in Deheishe refugee camp, to the south of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, … Continued

Pakistan: PTI, PAT protesters storm PTV headquarters
1st Sep 2014

Pakistan: PTI, PAT protesters storm PTV headquarters

    [PTI and PAT protesters ransacking PTV headquarters. — Videograb]   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Charged protesters of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Monday broke into the headquarters of the Pakistan Television (PTV), a state-owned enterprise. As … Continued

Germany to supply arms to Kurds fighting ‘IS’ militants
1st Sep 2014

Germany to supply arms to Kurds fighting ‘IS’ militants

    Chancellor Angela Merkel is to address parliament to explain a decision to supply German weapons to Kurdish forces fighting “IS” militants in Iraq. The decision marks a major policy shift and is not universally popular. Chancellor Merkel is … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces kidnap 4 Palestinians, summon others for interrogation
1st Sep 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces kidnap 4 Palestinians, summon others for interrogation

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces abducted four Palestinians from different areas of the West Bank, on Sunday, while summoning others to appear for interrogation, according to local reports. The Palestinian Prisoner’s Club (PPC) said that an Israeli … Continued

Palestine: Four, including two children, kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank
1st Sep 2014

Palestine: Four, including two children, kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank

  [File Image Radio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several districts in the occupied West Bank, searched homes, and kidnapped four Palestinians, including two children. The two children were attacked and beaten by … Continued

Palestine: Israel confiscates 1,000 acres of Palestinian land south of Bethlehem
1st Sep 2014

Palestine: Israel confiscates 1,000 acres of Palestinian land south of Bethlehem

      (MaanImages/file) BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Israeli authorities on Sunday announced the confiscation of around 4,000 dunums (1,000 acres) of private Palestinian land south of Bethlehem in the southern West Bank. Palestinian owners of the land were given 45 days … Continued

Palestine: Human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja arrested at Bahrain airport
1st Sep 2014

Palestine: Human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja arrested at Bahrain airport

      Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja was arrested on Saturday at Bahrain’s international airport when she tried to visit her imprisoned father, fellow Bahraini activists said. Khawaja was traveling back to Bahrain to visit her father, jailed … Continued

Afghanistan: 23 dead in W Afghan traffic accident
31st Aug 2014

Afghanistan: 23 dead in W Afghan traffic accident

  HERAT, (Xinhua):  At least 23 people were killed and four others wounded when a bus collided with a truck in western Afghan Herat province Sunday morning, sources said. “A bus crashed with a truck head-on along Herat-Islam Qala highway … Continued

Pakistan: Violent clashes erupt in other cities after Islamabad showdown
31st Aug 2014

Pakistan: Violent clashes erupt in other cities after Islamabad showdown

  KARACHI, (The News): Clashes between police and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers erupted in other cities of the country after Imran Khan and Tahiurl Qadri announced to shift their sit-ins in front of the prime minister house, prompting police to use … Continued

Pakistan: Clashes continue as Imran, Qadri seek ‘revolution’
31st Aug 2014

Pakistan: Clashes continue as Imran, Qadri seek ‘revolution’

    [Screengrab shows protesters and police at D-Chowk on Sunday morning]   By AFP | AP | Mateen Haider | Irfan Haider ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of people were injured in the federal capital as police battled throngs of protesters led … Continued

Syria: UNDOF staff freed from Syria rebels in Golan Heights
31st Aug 2014

Syria: UNDOF staff freed from Syria rebels in Golan Heights

  Several peacekeepers trapped in the Golan Heights are now safe. The men had come “under attack” by rebels in Syria’s civil war at a UN encampment at around 6 a.m. local time, and several peacekeepers remain in danger. There … Continued

European Union to prepare new sanctions against Russia
31st Aug 2014

European Union to prepare new sanctions against Russia

  EU leaders have agreed to prepare tougher sanctions that could be imposed on Russia within days. The concensus emerged after several hours of talks to decide how to respond to the deepening crisis in eastern Ukraine. The outgoing president … Continued

Palestine: 597 Palestinians kidnapped by Israel during August
31st Aug 2014

Palestine: 597 Palestinians kidnapped by Israel during August

    [image: PNN]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli authorities have arrested some 597 Palestinians from the West Bank governorates, including Jerusalem, since the beginning of August, the Palestine Prisoners Society (PPC) said, Saturday. According to WAFA Palestinian News & … Continued

Palestine: Four Palestinians abducted by Israeli forces in West Bank
31st Aug 2014

Palestine: Four Palestinians abducted by Israeli forces in West Bank

    [Qalandia checkpoint (image by Wikimedia)]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Two brothers were abducted from their home in a village near Ramallah, and two other men were taken into custody by Israeli troops at the Qalandia … Continued

Senegal confirms first Ebola case
30th Aug 2014

Senegal confirms first Ebola case

  Senegal has recorded its first case of Ebola in an outbreak that continues to spread through West Africa, Dakar’s health ministry said on Friday. The disease has now killed more than 1,500 people this year. Health Minister Awa Marie … Continued

US sanctions businesses, networks for helping Iran
30th Aug 2014

US sanctions businesses, networks for helping Iran

  The United States has slapped sanctions on more than 25 individuals and businesses linked with Iran. The US suspects them of having helped Tehran expand its nuclear program – or evade existing sanctions. The US Treasury announced sanctions against … Continued

UK raises terror threat level
30th Aug 2014

UK raises terror threat level

  British authorities have increased the perceived threat of a terror attack in the UK to “severe,” the second-highest available level. Prime Minister David Cameron attributed the change to developments in Iraq and Syria. Home Secretary Theresa May first announced … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians succumb to wounds from Israeli assault on Gaza
30th Aug 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians succumb to wounds from Israeli assault on Gaza

      (MaanImages/file)   GAZA CITY (Ma’an): Two Palestinians succumbed to wounds on Friday that they sustained during the Israeli war on Gaza, bringing the total Palestinian death toll in the 51-day Israeli assault to 2,155. Medical sources said … Continued

Syria: 43 UN peacekeepers detained by “armed elements” in Golan Heights
29th Aug 2014

Syria: 43 UN peacekeepers detained by “armed elements” in Golan Heights

UNITED NATIONS, (Xinhua): Forty-three peacekeepers of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) operating in the Golan Heights separation area between Syria and Israel were detained by “armed elements” early Thursday after a heavy fighting between the Syrian armed forces and … Continued

Turkey: Erdoğan sworn in as Turkey’s 12th President
29th Aug 2014

Turkey: Erdoğan sworn in as Turkey’s 12th President

    [Former President Abdullah Gül (2nd R) gestures as he and his wife Hayrünnisa Gül (R) welcome new President Tayyip Erdogan (2nd L) and his wife Emine Erdoğan (L) before the handover ceremony ‘We are now in the era … Continued

Syria: Half of Syrians are displaced, UN says
29th Aug 2014

Syria: Half of Syrians are displaced, UN says

  The United Nations says more than three million Syrians have become refugees fleeing the civil war that is devastating their country. It said 6.5 million more are displaced within Syria itself.   The number of Syrians registered as refugees … Continued

Libya government resigns after rival administration was created
29th Aug 2014

Libya government resigns after rival administration was created

  Libya’s interim government has announced its resignation days after a rival Islamist administration was created. The international community has become increasingly concerned at the chaotic situation in the country. The interim government led by Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani (pictured) … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 14 Palestinians, detains two, in West Bank
29th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 14 Palestinians, detains two, in West Bank

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped fourteen Palestinians in various invasions targeting different communities in the occupied West Bank, and briefly detained two other Palestinians. Media sources, in the central West Bank city of … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settler attacks in Hebron, Israeli army declares Nablus Village ‘closed military zone’
29th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli settler attacks in Hebron, Israeli army declares Nablus Village ‘closed military zone’

  IMEMC News & Agencies: A Palestinian youth was injured, Thursday, after an Israeli settler deliberately ran him over, in the north of Hebron, according to local sources. WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency has reported that Mohammad Awad, spokesperson … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers chop down Palestinian-owned orchard near Hebron
29th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers chop down Palestinian-owned orchard near Hebron

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli settlers, on Thursday cut down around 30 Palestinian-owned trees in an area to the north of Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, according to a local media source. Spokesperson of the popular committee … Continued

Palestine: Israelis demolishing of Palestinian homes leave 51 homeless near Jerusalem
29th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israelis demolishing of Palestinian homes leave 51 homeless near Jerusalem

    (MaanImages) JERUSALEM (Ma’an):  Israeli authorities on Thursday demolished six homes near Jerusalem, leaving 51 Palestinians homeless and bringing the year’s total displaced in the West Bank and East Jerusalem up to 752. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli … Continued

Indonesia: 32 seriously injured as ferry catches fire in waters off Jakarta
28th Aug 2014

Indonesia: 32 seriously injured as ferry catches fire in waters off Jakarta

  [Photo: Medical workers carry a victim to the ambulance during the evacuation of ship KM PAUS SATU which caught fire on the sea of Thousand Islands in Jakarta, (Xinhua/Veri Sanovri)]   JAKARTA, (Xinhua): As many as 32 people suffering from serious … Continued

Liberia: US health director says Liberia Ebola outbreak to get worse
28th Aug 2014

Liberia: US health director says Liberia Ebola outbreak to get worse

  Liberia’s Ebola epidemic is set to get worse, the head of the US’s top public health body says. Many cases of the deadly virus have not been included in the official tally. The director of the US Centers for … Continued

Palestine: 250,000 Palestinians displaced by Gaza strikes
28th Aug 2014

Palestine: 250,000 Palestinians displaced by Gaza strikes

  [Photo: Children have nowhere to live as their homes deliberately demolished by Israeli bombing in Gaza]   IMEMC News & Agencies: “The military operations in the Gaza Strip, in which civilians and civilian objects were attacked, has led to … Continued

Palestine: Three Palestinians injured near Hebron
28th Aug 2014

Palestine: Three Palestinians injured near Hebron

  [File photo:  Israeli soldiers firing at protesters in Hebron, YouTube Quds News] By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, have reported that three Palestinians have been injured, … Continued

Palestine: Israeli police kidnaps eight in Occupied Jerusalem
28th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli police kidnaps eight in Occupied Jerusalem

    [Image By Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Silwan]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli police officers and soldiers invaded, on Wednesday, at dawn, various Palestinian neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem, searched and ransacked several homes, … Continued

Palestine:  Five kidnapped incl two children by Israeli forces in West Bank
28th Aug 2014

Palestine: Five kidnapped incl two children by Israeli forces in West Bank

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least five Palestinians, including two children, in a number of invasions into homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Clashes and injuries have also been … Continued

Palestine: Haniyeh hails Palestinian resistance ‘victory’ in massive Gaza rally
28th Aug 2014

Palestine: Haniyeh hails Palestinian resistance ‘victory’ in massive Gaza rally

      GAZA CITY (Ma’an): Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh greeted thousands of Palestinians in a central Gaza square on Wednesday in a massive victory rally following the signing of a long-term ceasefire that concluded 50 days of intense conflict … Continued

Syria: Syrian rebels seize Golan crossing, Israeli soldier injured by stray fire
28th Aug 2014

Syria: Syrian rebels seize Golan crossing, Israeli soldier injured by stray fire

    Syrian rebels, including the Nusra Front, seized control of the Syrian crossing with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday, a pro-opposition monitoring group said. “Al-Nusra Front and other rebel groups took the Quneitra crossing, and heavy fighting with … Continued

UK: First Ebola-infected Briton receives experimental drug ZMapp
27th Aug 2014

UK: First Ebola-infected Briton receives experimental drug ZMapp

    The first British citizen to contract the deadly Ebola virus has been given the experimental drug ZMapp in London. Two US patients recovered after taking the drug, though an infected Liberian doctor died. British nurse, William Pooley, is … Continued

Palestine: 12 PFLP leaders kidnapped by Israeli forces from West Bank
27th Aug 2014

Palestine: 12 PFLP leaders kidnapped by Israeli forces from West Bank

    IMEMC News & Agencies: 12 leaders from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine were abducted by Israeli forces during the night, on Monday. Zahi Khatatba and Ahmad al-Haj Muhammad Abu al-Nimr were taken from the Israeli-occupied … Continued

Palestine: Eleven more Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank
27th Aug 2014

Palestine: Eleven more Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank

  [File Image: Radio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped Two Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, three Palestinians in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, and six in Nablus, in the northern part of … Continued

Palestine: Nine Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in Jenin, W Bank
27th Aug 2014

Palestine: Nine Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in Jenin, W Bank

    [Israeli soldiers in Jenin, Still from YouTube Video]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and ‘Arraba nearby town, kidnapping eight Palestinians. Army kidnaps a child near … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Palestinian communities in Jerusalem
27th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Palestinian communities in Jerusalem

    [File photo: Ezariyya Facebook Page]   IMEMC & Agencies: Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday evening, at least two Palestinian communities in occupied East Jerusalem, and clashed with local youth. Many Palestinians were injured, one kidnapped. Local … Continued

Palestine: Israel to reopen Gaza border crossings as permanent ceasefire sets in
27th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israel to reopen Gaza border crossings as permanent ceasefire sets in

    [Palestinian children look for books]   A Gaza ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians started at 7:00 pm Tuesday (1600 GMT) and provides for an immediate opening of Israeli border crossings to aid and reconstruction supplies, an Egyptian … Continued

Palestine: Twelve dead in Gaza as Israel bombs two more high-rise towers
27th Aug 2014

Palestine: Twelve dead in Gaza as Israel bombs two more high-rise towers

    [Photo: Three brothers killed, along with their mother, in Jabalia in northern Gaza after Israeli army bombarded their home in Jabalia two days ago - Raya News]   Israeli airstrikes across Gaza killed 12 Palestinians Tuesday, including two … Continued

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