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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

UK: Leaders face off over independence in final Scotland debate
26th Aug 2014

UK: Leaders face off over independence in final Scotland debate

  Leaders of the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ camps for Scottish independence have made their final pitches to voters in a heated television debate. The historic referendum takes place in three weeks. Arguments and shouting set the scene of a fiery … Continued

Nigeria: Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram to Cameroon
26th Aug 2014

Nigeria: Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram to Cameroon

  Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers have reportedly fled across the border to Cameroon over fears of attacks from the Islamist sect Boko Haram. It comes after the group declared a caliphate in a northern Nigerian town. Cameroon sources said late … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, eight injured
26th Aug 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, eight injured

  [Image By The Palestinian Ministry Of Health]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported on Monday, after midnight, that two Palestinians have been killed, and at least eight injured, including … Continued

Palestine: Teen dies of wounds inflicted by Israeli gunfire near Nablus, W Bank
26th Aug 2014

Palestine: Teen dies of wounds inflicted by Israeli gunfire near Nablus, W Bank

  [Hassan Ashour - Image By Fadi Ashour]   IMEMC News & Agencies:  14-year-old Hassan Ashour has died of wounds sustained during confrontations which erupted on Friday, in Beit Furik, east of Nablus, according to medical sources. At least seven … Continued

Palestine: Tear gas grenades, 5 stun grenades fired at school children
26th Aug 2014

Palestine: Tear gas grenades, 5 stun grenades fired at school children

    International Solidarity Movement: Monday in al-Khalil (Hebron), Israeli forces fired 15 tear gas grenades and canisters, as well as five stun grenades at children as they waited to go to school. Each morning and afternoon the children of … Continued

Palestine: Three more Palestinians killed in Gaza
26th Aug 2014

Palestine: Three more Palestinians killed in Gaza

    [Image By Ministry Of Health]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News:  Palestinian medical sources have reported that three more Palestinians have been killed, Monday, by Israeli missiles in the Gaza Strip, while many have been injured, in … Continued

Palestine: 12 Palestinians killed as Israel continues Gaza assault
26th Aug 2014

Palestine: 12 Palestinians killed as Israel continues Gaza assault

      BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Twelve Palestinians were killed on Monday as Israel launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip, medics said. Ahmad al-Dali and brothers Bassem and Ahmad Hijazi were killed when an airstrike targeted their car in Gaza City, … Continued

Pakistan: Hand grenade blast kills one, injures 15 in Quetta
25th Aug 2014

Pakistan: Hand grenade blast kills one, injures 15 in Quetta

    [Photo: Quetta hotel/restaurant blast. Photo: The News]   By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): At least one person was killed and 15 others were injured in a hand grenade explosion in Quetta, the capital of volatile Balochistan … Continued

French PM Valls submits government resignation
25th Aug 2014

French PM Valls submits government resignation

  Manuel Valls has presented the French government’s resignation to President Francois Hollande (right). Hollande accepted, and charged Valls with forming a new government. The presidential Elysee Palace in Paris on Monday announced that Prime Minister Manuel Valls had offered … Continued

Brazil: Inmates beheaded in prison riot in southern Brazil
25th Aug 2014

Brazil: Inmates beheaded in prison riot in southern Brazil

  Two prisoners have been beheaded, another killed and two guards taken hostage during a riot in a prison in southern Brazil. Officials say inmates are rioting to press for better facilities in the overcrowded jail. Inmates of the Cascavel … Continued

Syria: ISIS captures Tabqa air base in Syria
25th Aug 2014

Syria: ISIS captures Tabqa air base in Syria

  Islamic State fighters have captured a major military air base in northeastern Syria. The facility was the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the Islamist group. After several failed attempts to breach the facility in recent … Continued

Palestine: Two more Palestinians killed in Gaza, dozens injured
25th Aug 2014

Palestine: Two more Palestinians killed in Gaza, dozens injured

  [Children killed in Gaza: File photo: Palestine TV]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: Palestinian medical sources reported, Monday, that two Palestinians were killed and dozens injured, in a series of Israeli air strikes and bombardment targeting different areas of … Continued

Palestine: Two killed, many injured, in ongoing Israeli bombings
25th Aug 2014

Palestine: Two killed, many injured, in ongoing Israeli bombings

    [Wounded Palestinian child in Gaza: Palestine Now]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources have reported that two Palestinians have been killed, many injured, including some who suffered critical injuries, in the ongoing Israeli bombardment … Continued

Palestine: Mother, with four of her children killed in her home by Israeli targeted air strike
25th Aug 2014

Palestine: Mother, with four of her children killed in her home by Israeli targeted air strike

  [Photo: Thaer, the only child who survived Israeli targeted airstrike that killed his mother and 4 siblings]   By Celine Hagbard   IMEMC News: On Sunday afternoon, the Juda’ family became the latest casualties of the ongoing Israeli assault on … Continued

Palestine: Seven Palestinians killed in Gaza, many injured
25th Aug 2014

Palestine: Seven Palestinians killed in Gaza, many injured

  [Image By Palestinian Ministry Of Health]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources have reported that seven Palestinians, including a toddler and a child, have been killed, and scores injured, as the Israeli military continued to … Continued

Palestine: Israeli police shoot young Palestinian in East Jerusalem
25th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli police shoot young Palestinian in East Jerusalem

  (MaanImages/file) IMEMC News & Agencies: A young Palestinian man from the Shu’fat refugee camp, was hit in the abdomen by two rounds of live Israeli fire from Jerusalem police, in occupied East Jerusalem, on Saturday. Fatah movement spokesman Thaer al-Fasfous … Continued

Palestine: 7 Palestinians kidnapped, pupils prevented to go to school by Israeli forces in W Bank
25th Aug 2014

Palestine: 7 Palestinians kidnapped, pupils prevented to go to school by Israeli forces in W Bank

  [File photo: Paltoday]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped seven Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, detained others, detained two, and prevented schoolgirls from reaching their school in Hebron. Media sources in Nablus, in the … Continued

Pakistan: Eight passengers killed in bus-van collision near Khairpur
24th Aug 2014

Pakistan: Eight passengers killed in bus-van collision near Khairpur

    KHAIRPUR, (The News): At least eight people were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a van here early Sunday, Geo News reported.   According to police, the bus en route … Continued

Libya: Fighters claim to have control of Tripoli airport
24th Aug 2014

Libya: Fighters claim to have control of Tripoli airport

    Islamists fighting nationalist militiamen claim to have captured Libya’s beleaguered Tripoli international airport. The alleged capture comes after intense fighting between the two sides. Fighters from the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition said Saturday that they captured the … Continued

Libya: Many missing as boat sinks off Libyan coast
24th Aug 2014

Libya: Many missing as boat sinks off Libyan coast

  A boat carrying at least 150 migrants has sunk off the Libyan coast. Most are missing, feared drowned. Fishermen are said to have rescued 16 people. The wooden boat sank off the Libyan coast, near the capital Tripoli. Estimates … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians dead in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
24th Aug 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians dead in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an): Two Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes overnight Sunday and dozens more wounded as Israeli bombardment on the Gaza Strip continued for the 48th day, while rockets fired from Lebanon and Syria into Israel threatened … Continued

Palestine: Israel levels 14-story apartment complex in Gaza; 6 civilians killed in separate airstrikes
24th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israel levels 14-story apartment complex in Gaza; 6 civilians killed in separate airstrikes

    [Al-Zafer building destroyed]   By Celine Hagbard   IMEMC News: A massive Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Saturday, leveled to the ground a building known as the al-Zafer apartment complex. Several nearby buildings were severely damaged. At least twenty-two … Continued

Palestine: Family of five killed as Israel bombs Gaza homes, mosques; 81 killed since Tues
24th Aug 2014

Palestine: Family of five killed as Israel bombs Gaza homes, mosques; 81 killed since Tues

  [12 members of this child's family killed by Israeli US supported bombing]   Israeli warplanes bombed civilian sites, including mosques and homes, across Gaza on Saturday, killing five Palestinians from the same family, two of them children, as the … Continued

Palestine: Israel retracts false allegation
24th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israel retracts false allegation

    Israeli officials retracted Saturday morning their earlier claim on Friday that the rocket that killed a four-year-old child in Southern Israel was launched from an UNRWA school in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli news reports that the rocket was … Continued

Iraq: 32 killed in attacks in eastern Iraq
23rd Aug 2014

Iraq: 32 killed in attacks in eastern Iraq

    BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): At least 32 people were killed and 12 others wounded on Friday in bombings and shootings in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala, police sources said. Five people were killed and 12 others injured, all of them … Continued

Pakistan: Five militants killed in Orakzai clashes
23rd Aug 2014

Pakistan: Five militants killed in Orakzai clashes

ORAKZAI AGENCY, (The News): Five militants were killed and five others injured in clashes with the Aman Lashkar that took place in Orakzai Agency, Geo News reported on Saturday.   According to the sources, the militants ambushed the Aman Lashkar … Continued

Japan: Death toll rises to 40 in Hiroshima landslide
23rd Aug 2014

Japan: Death toll rises to 40 in Hiroshima landslide

  Rescuers and volunteers in western Japan are continuing efforts to find survivors amid mud and debris after Wednesday’s devastating landslides. More that 40 people are confirmed dead, with dozens still missing. Emergency officials combing through destroyed houses on the … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian child seriously injured by Israeli forces near Nablus
23rd Aug 2014

Palestine: Palestinian child seriously injured by Israeli forces near Nablus

    [Image By Ahmad Nizher - WAFA News]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, have reported many Palestinians were injured, including one child who suffered a serious … Continued

Palestine: Four more Palestinians killed in Gaza, many injured Fri
23rd Aug 2014

Palestine: Four more Palestinians killed in Gaza, many injured Fri

    [Children killed in Gaza. File photo, Ministry Of Health]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that four Palestinians have been killed, later on Friday, and dozens injured, in … Continued

Israel: Israeli child killed by Palestinian rocket in Sderot
23rd Aug 2014

Israel: Israeli child killed by Palestinian rocket in Sderot

    [Photo: Aftermath of rocket in Shaar Hegenev]   IMEMC News & Agencies:  A 4-year-old child was killed, Friday afternoon, after being hit by a mortar shell fired from the Gaza Strip. The shell fell on the Sderot Negev … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, many injured
23rd Aug 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, many injured

    [Image By Ministry of Health]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip has reported that two Palestinians were killed, and many injured, as the Israeli army continued to target densely populated civilian … Continued

Palestine: Legislator, child, among many kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank
23rd Aug 2014

Palestine: Legislator, child, among many kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank

      [File photo: Still From YouTube Video, Hebron]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, several Palestinian communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, broke into and ransacked homes, and kidnapped several Palestinians, … Continued

Palestine: Five Palestinians incl 3 children killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza home
23rd Aug 2014

Palestine: Five Palestinians incl 3 children killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza home

  [Children killed by Israeli bombing in Gaza last week]   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Five members of a Palestinian family were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a home in central Gaza on Saturday morning, as Israel continued to bombard the … Continued

Iraq: Ayatullah Sistani calls for lifting Amerli siege
23rd Aug 2014

Iraq: Ayatullah Sistani calls for lifting Amerli siege

    [Photo: Ayatullah Ali Sistani] (Friends of Ahlulbayt:): Ayatullah Ali Sistani, Shi’a Muslims world’s most influential scholar, said through his representative, Abd al-Mehdi al-Karbalai, “We appeal to the relevant sides to work sincerely in breaking the siege. [We also … Continued

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