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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

Yemen on high alert as rebels push to overthrow government
22nd Aug 2014

Yemen on high alert as rebels push to overthrow government

  Tens of thousands of Shiite rebel supporters are in the capital Sanaa in a bid to topple the government. Thousands of armed rebels strengthened their position on Wednesday as they pressed on with their campaign. Led by heavily armed … Continued

Iraq: IS threat ‘must be defeated’ says Pentagon
22nd Aug 2014

Iraq: IS threat ‘must be defeated’ says Pentagon

  Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel addressing the press on Thursday said the threat posed by IS terrorism was imminent and that the group was “tremendously well funded,” and “as sophisticated a group as we have seen.” He said the US … Continued

Palestine: Israeli air strikes continue, killing 7, total killed 30 Thurs in Gaza
22nd Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli air strikes continue, killing 7, total killed 30 Thurs in Gaza

  [Ali Daif, 8 month-old killed with his mother and three year old sister]   By Celine Hagbard   IMEMC News: The Palestinian Ministry of Health reported Thursday night that an additional 7 people were killed by Israeli airstrikes Thursday … Continued

Palestine: 16 Palestinians kidnapped across West Bank
22nd Aug 2014

Palestine: 16 Palestinians kidnapped across West Bank

  [Al Ray photo file]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces abducted at least 16 Palestinian citizens, on Thursday, during dawn raids in different parts of the occupied West Bank, according to local and media sources. Israeli TV Channel 7 … Continued

Palestine:  Eleven killed, incl 3 children killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza, total 23 killed Thurs
22nd Aug 2014

Palestine: Eleven killed, incl 3 children killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza, total 23 killed Thurs

    [Wounded sisters in Gaza by Israeli bombing: alray news]   By Saed Bannoura IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that eight Palestinians, including three children, have been killed and many Palestinians injured, including … Continued

Palestine: Three Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in Hebron, one in Ramallah
22nd Aug 2014

Palestine: Three Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in Hebron, one in Ramallah

  Image By Radio Bethlehem 2000 IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped three Palestinians, while one Palestinian was kidnapped in Ramallah. Settlers burned a Palestinian orchard … Continued

Palestine: Twelve Palestinians killed by Israeli missiles
22nd Aug 2014

Palestine: Twelve Palestinians killed by Israeli missiles

    Image By Ministry Of Health By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: Palestinians medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that at least twelve Palestinians have been killed and at least 200 have been injured in the extensive Israeli bombardment … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinian killed by Israeli air strike in Gaza
22nd Aug 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinian killed by Israeli air strike in Gaza

  [Image By Ministry Of Health - Gaza] By Saed Bannoura IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources have reported that two Palestinians have been confirmed dead after the Israeli army and air force fired several missiles into the Nusserirat area, in central … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm al-Aqsa
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm al-Aqsa

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli rabbi Yehuda Glick accompanied some 20 Israeli settlers in yet another invasion of al-Aqsa Mosque, on Wednesday, in occupied East Jerusalem. Protected by Israeli police, Israeli settlers stormed the mosque from al-Maghareba (Morrocan) … Continued

Palestine: Two more Palestinians killed by Israeli bombing in Gaza
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Two more Palestinians killed by Israeli bombing in Gaza

    [File photo: Ministry Of Health]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources have reported that two Palestinians have been killed, Wednesday, and many injured, some seriously, after the army bombarded several homes and areas in the … Continued

Palestine: Seventeen Palestinians killed in Gaza
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Seventeen Palestinians killed in Gaza

    [Image By Ministry Of Health]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that seventeen Palestinians, including children, have been killed, and dozens injured in the resumed Israeli offensive on the Palestinians in the besieged … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army demolished Bedouin structures near Ramallah
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli army demolished Bedouin structures near Ramallah

      [File photo by Radio Bethlehem 2000]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday, several Palestinian Bedouin communities east of the Taybeh village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, … Continued

Palestine: Six Palestinians incl children killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Six Palestinians incl children killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza

    [Photo shows thousands of Palestinians seek shelter in UN-buildings from Israeli bombing resumption]   IMEMC News: Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that several Palestinians, including children, have been killed in Israeli shelling targeting different … Continued

Iraq: US seeks verification of ‘Islamic State’ beheading of journalist James Foley
20th Aug 2014

Iraq: US seeks verification of ‘Islamic State’ beheading of journalist James Foley

    The White House has said it is assessing the validity of a video purporting to show the murder of a US journalist by “Islamic State” militants. The group says it has beheaded the missing freelance reporter James Foley. … Continued

Japan: Torrential rains unleash deadly landslide killing a dozen people in Hiroshima
20th Aug 2014

Japan: Torrential rains unleash deadly landslide killing a dozen people in Hiroshima

    More than a dozen people have been killed in Japan after unseasonable flooding unleashed a deadly landslide. Japan’s prime minister plans to send several hundred military personnel to the area for disaster relief. A landslide swept through the … Continued

Palestine: Three Palestinians killed, incl 3 year-old child, in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City
20th Aug 2014

Palestine: Three Palestinians killed, incl 3 year-old child, in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City

  [Photo: Palestinian family huddled together as Israeli bombing homes in Gaza]   GAZA CITY (Ma’an): Three Palestinians were killed and at least 40 injured in Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, Gaza medical officials said. A 3-year-old … Continued

Palestine: Dozens Palestinians abducted by Israeli forces in West Bank, Jerusalem
20th Aug 2014

Palestine: Dozens Palestinians abducted by Israeli forces in West Bank, Jerusalem

  [Al Ray archive photo]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Reports of dozens of Palestinians being attacked, by both Israeli settlers and soldiers, are still surfacing in increasing amounts, as the assault on Gaza resumes with no breakthrough in peace negotiations. … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army demolishes cave housing family near Bethlehem
20th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli army demolishes cave housing family near Bethlehem

  [Typical cave structure housing Palestinian family (Friends of Al Aqsa archive photo)]   IMEMC News & Agencies: The Israeli army, Tuesday, demolished a man-made cave and shed being used to shelter a Palestinian family in al-Walja, a small village established … Continued

Palestine: Several Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank, Israeli settlers attack cars
20th Aug 2014

Palestine: Several Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank, Israeli settlers attack cars

    [File photo: Radio Bethlehem 2000]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Tuesday, several Palestinians in the occupied West Bank during numerous invasions targeting various Palestinian communities. A number of Israeli settlers hurled stones at … Continued

Palestine: Israel bombs Gaza, withdraws negotiators from Cairo
20th Aug 2014

Palestine: Israel bombs Gaza, withdraws negotiators from Cairo

    Al-Akhbar: Israel bombed sites across Gaza on Tuesday and recalled its negotiators from truce talks in Cairo after saying three rockets from the strip hit Israel, hours before a ceasefire was due to expire. At least five people, … Continued

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