Palestinians, Police officers injured in Jerusalem
26th Apr 2015

Palestinians, Police officers injured in Jerusalem

[Car crash in Jerusalem (image by Radio Bethlehem 2000)] Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli sources have reported that four police officers were injured, on Saturday at night, in the at-Tour neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem, in the area where clashes took … Continued

Palestinian killed after allegedly stabbing Israeli soldier
26th Apr 2015

Palestinian killed after allegedly stabbing Israeli soldier

[Photo: As’ad Salaymeh, killed in Hebron] Celine Hagbard IMEMC News: Medical sources said the slain Palestinian has been identified as As’ad Salaymeh, 22 years of age, and that he was shot with an expanding bullet, that detonates and expands upon impact. … Continued

UK: Election polls show Conservative & Labour parties in close tie
26th Apr 2015

UK: Election polls show Conservative & Labour parties in close tie

[Photo: Labour Leader Ed Miliband and Conservative Leader & PM David Cameron] The latest opinion polls indicate Conservatives and Labour separated only by a few percentage points. More than a third of voters have turned away from the big two … Continued

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs over 1,900
26th Apr 2015

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs over 1,900

As the death toll following a devestating earthquake continues to climb, Nepal is imploring foreign countries to send aid. Hospital workers struggling to aid the injured have described scenes of pure “chaos.” Rescuers in Nepal combed desperately through rubble Sunday … Continued

Palestinian loses his eye due to Israeli fire in Kufur Qaddoum
25th Apr 2015

Palestinian loses his eye due to Israeli fire in Kufur Qaddoum

[Israeli soldiers invading Kufur Qaddoum – Kufur Qaddoum FB Page] IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers used excessive force, on Friday, against the weekly protest against the Wall and Settlements in Kufur Qaddoum, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, causing … Continued

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli army in Jerusalem
25th Apr 2015

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli army in Jerusalem

[Image By Radio Bethlehem 2000] IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Friday at night, a young Palestinian named Ali Sa’id Abu Ghannam, 16 years of age, near the Zaim military roadblock, east of occupied Jerusalem. The Palestinian … Continued

Palestine: Family of slain child refuses police preconditions for his body’s release
25th Apr 2015

Palestine: Family of slain child refuses police preconditions for his body’s release

IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the home of the slain Palestinian teen who was shot and killed by the army, late on Friday at night, kidnapped his father, and placed preconditions for transferring the child’s … Continued

Macedonia:14 illegal immigrants from Somalia, Afghanistan die in train accident
25th Apr 2015

Macedonia:14 illegal immigrants from Somalia, Afghanistan die in train accident

SKOPJE,  (Xinhua): At least 14 illegal immigrants were killed in a train accident late Thursday night near the central Macedonian town Veles, 50 km south of the capital Skopje. The group of some 50 illegal immigrants was walking on foot … Continued

Canada: John Kerry urges Houthis to come to negotiating table
25th Apr 2015

Canada: John Kerry urges Houthis to come to negotiating table

After former President Saleh called for reconciliation, John Kerry has urged the Houthi rebels to join peace negotiations. Hundreds of civilians have been killed in Saudi airstrikes targeting the rebels this month. US Secretary of State John Kerry urged the … Continued

Nepal:  150 people killed in earthquake in Kathmandu
25th Apr 2015

Nepal: 150 people killed in earthquake in Kathmandu

    [A victim’s body is carried out from a collapsed building in Kathmandu April 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhou Shengping)]     A powerful earthquake has struck in Nepal, put at a magnitude of 7.9 by the US Geological Survey. The epicenter … Continued

Saudi Arabia: PM Sharif holds talks with King Salman, President Hadi
24th Apr 2015

Saudi Arabia: PM Sharif holds talks with King Salman, President Hadi

[Photo:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Royal Palace in Riyadh on Thursday.—Picture released by PID] By Baqir Sajjad Syed ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Saudi Arabia treated on Thursday a crucial visit by Prime Minister Nawaz … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers & armed Israeli settlers raid Nablus
24th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers & armed Israeli settlers raid Nablus

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Hundreds of Israeli settlers raided Palestinian villages in the Nablus district on Thursday, officials and witnesses said. Several Palestinian students suffered tear-gas inhalation as Israeli forces raided a girls’ school to the south of … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army bombards northern Gaza
24th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli army bombards northern Gaza

  [File photo: Pal Today]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday at dawn, three artillery shells into an area in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, while navy ships fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition into … Continued

US: Court gives ex-CIA boss Petraeus 2 years probation for sharing secrets
24th Apr 2015

US: Court gives ex-CIA boss Petraeus 2 years probation for sharing secrets

Former CIA director David Petraeus has been sentenced to two years probation for sharing military secrets, after a plea deal. The ex-four-star army general’s career was ruined when details of his affair came to light. A federal court in Charlotte, … Continued

Yemen: Saudi Arabia launches deadly airstrikes despite agreement
24th Apr 2015

Yemen: Saudi Arabia launches deadly airstrikes despite agreement

  Saudi-led warplanes have launched more airstrikes in Yemen, as both sides call for talks but press on with military action. The World Health Organization has said the death toll since March has topped 1,000. The latest wave of airstrikes … Continued

US accused of double standards on civilians killed by drones
24th Apr 2015

US accused of double standards on civilians killed by drones

[US drone attacks kills civilians in Pakistan] President Barack Obama has publicly acknowledged that a US drone strike killed two Western aid workers. But hundreds of civilian deaths in similar strikes across the Muslim world remain shrouded in official secrecy. … Continued

Nigerian troops kill top Boko Haram commander
23rd Apr 2015

Nigerian troops kill top Boko Haram commander

LAGOS, (Xinhua): Nigerian troops combating Boko Haram militants have killed notorious top terrorists commander Abu Mojahid in northern Nigeria’s Borno State, a military spokesperson said Wednesday. Spokesperson for the Nigerian Defense Headquarters Major General Chris Olukolade said in a statement … Continued

Pakistan: PM Nawaz, Army Chief depart for Riyadh on Yemen crisis
23rd Apr 2015

Pakistan: PM Nawaz, Army Chief depart for Riyadh on Yemen crisis

[Photo: Trip is aimed at limiting damage caused by Islamabad’s wavering over issue of committing troops for Saudi-led strikes in Yemen: PPI/File] Mateen Haider ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday departed for the Saudi capital Riyadh on a … Continued

Pakistan: Seven minor siblings die as truck rams into a house
23rd Apr 2015

Pakistan: Seven minor siblings die as truck rams into a house

    JHANG, (The News): Seven minors died and their parents and two siblings injured when a truck rammed into their one-room house of a labourer at Ring Road.   Rescue sources said a truck loaded with vegetables went out … Continued

Israelis storm Al-Aqsa Mosque compound
23rd Apr 2015

Israelis storm Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

[File photo showing Israelis and security in Al-Aqsa Mosque compound: Al-Aqsa Now] IMEMC & Agencies: As dozens of Israeli extremists stormed the yards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, chanting and raising Israeli flags, and trying to raise the … Continued

Yemen: Houthis call for UN peace talks, end to Saudi bombing
23rd Apr 2015

Yemen: Houthis call for UN peace talks, end to Saudi bombing

[Photo: Saudi Arabia air bombing kills civilians] Yemen’s Houthi rebels have said they want to participate in UN-sponsored peace talks, but only after a complete ceasefire. Saudi-led airstrikes against the group continued Wednesday, despite Riyadh’s plan to stop them. Houthi … Continued

Iraq: 10 Shi’a Muslim pilgrims killed in two bomb attacks
23rd Apr 2015

Iraq: 10 Shi’a Muslim pilgrims killed in two bomb attacks

BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): At least 10 people were killed and 35 others wounded in two bomb attacks in central Iraq on Wednesday, a police source said. A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up near a bus stop in … Continued

Israeli settlers raid, pray in Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus
22nd Apr 2015

Israeli settlers raid, pray in Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus

(Maan Images/File) NABLUS (Ma’an) : Hundreds of Israeli settlers performed prayers in Joseph’s Tomb in eastern Nablus under armed protection early Tuesday. Locals told Ma’an that Israeli forces escorted a number of buses carrying Israeli settlers to the tomb where … Continued

Palestine: 5 Palestinians kidnapped in Jenin, one in Ramallah
22nd Apr 2015

Palestine: 5 Palestinians kidnapped in Jenin, one in Ramallah

  [Photo: Searched Home, Sinjel Village – Raio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, five Palestinians in a village near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and one near Ramallah; soldiers also … Continued

Palestine: Israeli bulldozers raid Gaza, level lands
22nd Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli bulldozers raid Gaza, level lands

  (Maan Images/File)   IMEMC News & Agencies: Several Israeli vehicles raided lands in the central Gaza Strip on Tuesday, witnesses said. Sources told Ma’an News Agency that four Israeli vehicles and two bulldozers raided and leveled Palestinian farming lands … Continued

Egypt: Amnesty, Brotherhood reject ‘sham’ Morsi sentence
22nd Apr 2015

Egypt: Amnesty, Brotherhood reject ‘sham’ Morsi sentence

  Amnesty International and supporters of Egypt’s deposed president, Mohammed Morsi, have slammed the 20-year jail sentence against him. Lawyers for the prosecution, however, said they had expected a murder conviction. A Cairo court on Tuesday sentenced Morsi to 20 … Continued

Yemen: 60 die in fresh airstrikes on Sana’a
21st Apr 2015

Yemen: 60 die in fresh airstrikes on Sana’a

  [A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen’s capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air … Continued

Israeli stabs Palestinian worker near Tel Aviv
21st Apr 2015

Israeli stabs Palestinian worker near Tel Aviv

  A file photo of Israeli police in East Jerusalem.(Maan Images)   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) : An Israeli man stabbed a Palestinian worker on a construction site north of Tel Aviv on Monday, Israeli police and media reported. The victim, a … Continued

Palestine/Israel: Israeli bulldozers demolish homes in Al Araqib & Al Khader
21st Apr 2015

Palestine/Israel: Israeli bulldozers demolish homes in Al Araqib & Al Khader

  [Maan Images/File]     IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli bulldozers, Monday, demolished homes in the Bedouin village of al-Araqib village, in the Negev, for the 83rd time, in addition to a home in the Negev village of Atir, local … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack nonviolent protest near Nablus
21st Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack nonviolent protest near Nablus

  [Image By Shadi Jarar’a – WAFA News]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers attacked, Monday, nonviolent protesters, marching in solidarity with the Palestinian detainees, near the Huwwara roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Khaled Mansour, … Continued

Turkey softens tone in Armenian row, Germany to defy Ankara
21st Apr 2015

Turkey softens tone in Armenian row, Germany to defy Ankara

  Turkey’s prime minister has said the government “shares the pain” of descendants of Ottoman Armenians killed in 1915. Germany, meanwhile, looks set to follow the pope and others in calling the killings “genocide.” Ahmet Davutoglu sought to reach out … Continued

Italy arrests 2 survivors of Mediterranean migrant deaths
21st Apr 2015

Italy arrests 2 survivors of Mediterranean migrant deaths

  Italian authorities have arrested two of the survivors of a Mediterranean shipwreck in which around 800 migrants are thought to have died. Earlier, EU politicians pledged to do more to prevent such tragedies. News agencies cited senior Italian officials … Continued

Pakistan: Chinese president arrives in Islamabad on historic visit
20th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Chinese president arrives in Islamabad on historic visit

    [Chinese president was received at the Noor Khan airbase by President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Defence Minister Khwaja Asif and members of the prime minister’s cabinet. —DawnNews screengrab]   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers steal Palestinian soil near Salfit
20th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers steal Palestinian soil near Salfit

  [MaanImages/File]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli settlers have stolen large amounts of nutrient-rich soil belonging to Palestinians in the Salfit-district village of Kafr ad Dik, witnesses reported Sunday. Witnesses said, according to Ma’an News Agency, that Israeli bulldozers … Continued

Palestine: Dozens of Israeli settlers raid Al Aqsa compound
20th Apr 2015

Palestine: Dozens of Israeli settlers raid Al Aqsa compound

  IMEMC News & Agencies: Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers stormed Al Aqsa Mosque yards, early Sunday, via Al Magariba Gate under heavy guard of Israeli police. Local sources reported that about 33 settlers broke into the mosue in groups … Continued

Yemen: Houthi leader vows to never give in to Saudi ‘aggression’
20th Apr 2015

Yemen: Houthi leader vows to never give in to Saudi ‘aggression’

[Yemenis in the Bani Hewat area near the capital Sana’a search for survivors after Saudi Arabia bombed the city. Photo: Almigdad Mojalli/IRIN] The leader of Yemen’s Houthi militia has accused Saudi Arabia of plotting an invasion. The UN says thousands … Continued

EU leaders call emergency meeting after hundreds die in refugee shipwreck
20th Apr 2015

EU leaders call emergency meeting after hundreds die in refugee shipwreck

  European Union leaders have called for an emergency meeting after a ship carrying 700 refugees capsized off Libya. In the past two weeks, more than 1,000 refugees have died in their attempts to reach European shores. The EU’s foreign … Continued

Yemen: 30 killed in fighting between Hadi’s forces, Houthis in Taiz
19th Apr 2015

Yemen: 30 killed in fighting between Hadi’s forces, Houthis in Taiz

    ADEN, (Xinhua): A total of 30 people were killed and another 24 were injured as the Shiite Houthi group attacked a military base loyal to Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the southern province of Taiz, military sources … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 7 Palestinians in W Bank
19th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 7 Palestinians in W Bank

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday at dawn, seven Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including five in Bethlehem, and one child in Hebron. The soldiers also handed several Palestinians military orders for interrogation. Media … Continued

Palestine: Israeli court rules in favour of E Jerusalem ‘absentee’ property law
19th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli court rules in favour of E Jerusalem ‘absentee’ property law

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC News & Agencies: The Israeli Supreme Court has approved the application of a law allowing the Israeli state to seize property in East Jerusalem whose owners live in the West Bank or Gaza, in a … Continued

UK: No party likely to win majority, say opinion polls
19th Apr 2015

UK: No party likely to win majority, say opinion polls

  Neither the Conservatives nor the Labour Party are likely to win an overall majority in UK’s elections on May 7. Both parties are nearly level with around 30 percent support. UK is going to the polls on May 7, … Continued

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