Uptade Netanyahu says Hamas should understand international pressure on Israel will not work

GAZA STRIP: Israel bombed at least three homes in Rafah overnight, raising new fear among the more than a million people sheltering in the last refuge on the southern edge of the Gaza Strip that a long-threatened ground assault could be coming.One of the airstrikes killed 11 people from a family, health officials said.Mussa Dhaheer, looking … Devamını oku

Uptade At least 7 killed in Israeli strike on Southern Lebanon, two security sources to Reuters

HARBANUSH, Syria: Ahmed Al-Hakim’s 27-year-old brother was tortured to death in prison in Syria’s militant-run northwest, sparking rare protests amid accusations from residents and activists of rights violations in the opposition bastion.“We protested and rose up against the Assad regime in order to be rid of injustice,” said Hakim, 30, referring to Syrian President Bashar … Devamını oku

Uptade Israel’s Gallant says he stressed in Washington visit the value of US ties to Israeli security

Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territories: The southern Gaza Strip came under intense Israeli bombardment overnight, despite international pressure for an immediate ceasefire in the Palestinian territory where famine is looming.Besieged Gaza is in desperate need of aid and the United States said it would continue airdrops, despite pleas from Hamas to stop the practice after the … Devamını oku

Uptade Syrians missing, dying from torture in militant-run prisons

HARBANUSH, Syria: Ahmed Al-Hakim’s 27-year-old brother was tortured to death in prison in Syria’s militant-run northwest, sparking rare protests amid accusations from residents and activists of rights violations in the opposition bastion.“We protested and rose up against the Assad regime in order to be rid of injustice,” said Hakim, 30, referring to Syrian President Bashar … Devamını oku

Philippines deploys 180,000 personnel to secure Holy Week, Ramadan celebrations

MANILA: The Philippines has deployed 180,000 security personnel across the country for Holy Week celebrations, which this year coincide with the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Around 80 percent of the Philippines’ more than 110 million people are Roman Catholics, whereas Muslims make up about 10 percent of the population.   “Our commitment extends to ensuring … Devamını oku

Sweden Qur’an burner says leaving for Norway after residency permit revoked

KABUL/PESHAWAR: Afghans say access to international markets through Pakistan is still the most viable option for their landlocked country, as bilateral trade talks took place in Kabul this week to resolve obstructions amid heightened border tensions. The neighboring countries have traded blame in recent months over who was responsible for a recent spate of militant attacks … Devamını oku

Migrant crossings to UK hit new record, heaping pressure on Sunak

KABUL/PESHAWAR: Afghans say access to international markets through Pakistan is still the most viable option for their landlocked country, as bilateral trade talks took place in Kabul this week to resolve obstructions amid heightened border tensions. The neighboring countries have traded blame in recent months over who was responsible for a recent spate of militant attacks … Devamını oku