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  • 3 more Gazans die of wounds, death toll rises to 65

    Three Palestinian on Saturday succumbed to wounds they sustained during protests against the decades-long Israeli occupation earlier this week, according to the Health Ministry. The ministry identified the martyrs as Moeen al-Saei, 58, Mohammed Olayyan, 20, and Ahmed al-Abd Abo Samra, 21. The new deaths bring to 65 the number of Palestinians martyred.. More

  • Erdogan: UN 'finished' after failing to act over Gaza killings

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the United Nations "collapsed" when faced with Israeli security forces killing more than 60 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip during protests earlier this week. Speaking on Wednesday in the Turkish capital, Ankara, Erdogan described the UN as "finished" because of its lack of response to.. More

  • Protesters march in major cities to commemorate the Nakba

    Demonstrations have taken place in cities around the world in commemoration of the Nakba, or catastrophe, the day Israel was formally recognized as a state on May 15, 1948. Tuesday's protests coincided with the killing of more than 60 Palestinians on Monday by Israel's security forces as they gathered near the Israel Gaza border. Palestinians in the.. More

  • Turkey recalls ambassadors to Israel and United States

    Turkey has recalled its ambassadors to Israel and the United States following the killing of dozens of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces amid the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem. The diplomats, currently stationed in Washington, DC and Tel Aviv, will return to Turkey for "consultations", Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said.. More

  • Israeli forces kill scores in Gaza amid US embassy move

    At least 58 Palestinians were killed on Monday in Gaza and more than 2,700 others wounded as the Israeli army fired live ammunition, tear gas and firebombs at protesters assembled along several points near the fence with Israel. The demonstrations, which coincided with protests against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, are part of a weeks-long.. More

  • Deadliest Gaza protests in weeks amid US embassy move

    At least 52 Palestinians were killed on Monday in Gaza and more than 2400 others wounded as the Israeli army fired live ammunition, tear gas and firebombs at protesters assembled along several points near the fence with Israel. The demonstrations, which coincided with protests against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, are part of a weeks-long.. More

  • 41 Palestinians martyred by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

    At least 41 Palestinians were martyred and hundreds injured on Monday by Israeli gunfire during anti-occupation rallies in the Gaza Strip, according to the Health Ministry. “The death toll rose to 41 martyrs and over 1,700 others injured” by Israeli forces, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said in a statement. He said a minor was among.. More

  • Malaysia's opposition pulls off shocking election win

    An opposition alliance led by Malaysia's former ruler Mahathir Mohamad has won a majority in parliament - a shock victory that ends the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition's 60-year grip on power. The opposition won 113 seats - one more than required for simple majority - and the BN has 79 in the 222-member parliament, according to official results.. More

  • Israel strikes Iranian 'military targets' in Syria

    The Israeli army said on Thursday it hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria overnight, accusing Tehran of launching rocket and missile attack towards its forces in the occupied Golan Heights. "The (Israeli military) has struck dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria," Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus told journalists. He.. More

  • Donald Trump declares US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

    US President Donald Trump has announced that the United States is effectively withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, defying last-ditch diplomatic efforts by his European allies to convince him otherwise. "I made clear that if the deal could not be fixed, the United States would no longer be a party to the agreement," Trump said in a highly-antici.. More

  • Israeli soldier filmed killing Palestinian released from prison

    An Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead an injured Palestinian was freed from prison on Tuesday, the army said, after spending nine months behind bars. Elor Azaria was initially sentenced to 18 months in prison for the killing of Abdul Fatah al-Sharif in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron in March 2016. He began serving his.. More

  • Israel attacks Gaza after flaming kites set farmland alight

    Israel has carried out an air raid in northern Gaza Strip, saying it was retaliating for Palestinians setting fire to Israeli land. In recent days, Palestinian protesters have used flaming objects attached to kites to set fire to agricultural land just over the Gaza border. The target of the Israeli strike was a location from where the kites were.. More

  • 6 Gazans injured on Israel border

    Six Palestinians were injured by Israeli gunfire near border of the Gaza Strip on Saturday, according to the Health Ministry. In a statement, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said two children and a medic were among those injured by Israeli gunfire. One of the injured Palestinians was in a serious condition, the spokesman said. The Israeli army,.. More

  • Libyan coast guards rescue 80 migrants in open water

    Libyan coast guards rescued 80 undocumented migrants, including 28 women and 11 children, on Friday off the coast of northwestern Libya, local authorities said. According to a statement issued by the Libyan coast guard, the migrants were located 25 miles from the Mellitah Industrial Complex located in the country's northwest. The migrants, who were.. More

  • Airstrikes kill 6, injure 12 in Syria’s Idlib

    At least six people were killed and 12 others injured in airstrikes in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province on Saturday, according to the White Helmets civil defense agency. The attacks targeted the villages of El-Nukayyer and Oreynibe in Idlib’s Khan Sheikhoun town, which continued from Friday night into Saturday, Mustafa Haj Yusuf, the.. More