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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

Palestine: 9 citizens kidnapped by Israeli forces across West Bank
18th Apr 2015

Palestine: 9 citizens kidnapped by Israeli forces across West Bank

  [arrest4alray.jpg]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces kidnapped, in the night, nine Palestinian citizens from different parts of the occupied West Bank and delivered summonses to four citizens of Jenin. The abductions reportedly took place in Muthalath Al … Continued

Palestine: 3 Palestinians injured as Israeli forces open fire in Gaza
18th Apr 2015

Palestine: 3 Palestinians injured as Israeli forces open fire in Gaza

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces shot and injured three Palestinians east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Friday. Witnesses said that Israeli forces deployed along the Gazan border opened fire on the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli navy opens fire on fishing boats i Gaza
18th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli navy opens fire on fishing boats i Gaza

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli Navy ships opened fire, on Saturday morning, on a number of Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, causing damage but no injuries. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired dozens of rounds of … Continued

Palestine: 2 Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in Hebron
18th Apr 2015

Palestine: 2 Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in Hebron

  [Image By Palestine TV]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Saturday at dawn, two Palestinians, and summoned three others for interrogation, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Media sources in Hebron said the soldiers invaded … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills dozens in Jalalabad
18th Apr 2015

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills dozens in Jalalabad

  At least 30 people have been killed after a suicide bomb exploded outside a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan. Officials say more than 50 people were also injured when the blast occurred. A blast in the eastern city of … Continued

Germany’s Ramstein airbase ‘heart’ of US drone program
18th Apr 2015

Germany’s Ramstein airbase ‘heart’ of US drone program

  The Ramstein airbase in Germany has been serving as the center of the US’ drone strikes in Africa and the Middle East, according to reports by Der Spiegel and the Intercept. The German government is aware of the program. … Continued

Australia: Toowoomba mosque fire: ‘God forgive them,’ Islamic leader says
17th Apr 2015

Australia: Toowoomba mosque fire: ‘God forgive them,’ Islamic leader says

  [Photo: Inside the fire-ravaged Toowoomba mosque. Photo: The Toowoomba Chronicle]   By Jorge Branco [Sydney Morning Herald]: A Toowoomba mosque suffered extensive damage after another suspected arson attack early Friday morning. Toowoomba’s mayor has condemned the suspected arson attack … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Syed Ali Geelani under house arrest
17th Apr 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Syed Ali Geelani under house arrest

  SRINAGAR, J & K, India, (The News):  Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was placed under house arrest on Thursday a day after Pakistani flag was waved and slogans in its favour were chanted at a rally taken out … Continued

Pakistan to help enforce embargo on Houthis, Yemen
17th Apr 2015

Pakistan to help enforce embargo on Houthis, Yemen

  [Photo: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chairing a high-level meeting on Yemen issue at Prime Minister House.— INP]   By Baqir Sajjad Syed   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): The government said on Thursday it had assured Saudi Arabia of its support in … Continued

Palestine: 3 Palestinian children kidnapped by Israeli forces in Ramallah
17th Apr 2015

Palestine: 3 Palestinian children kidnapped by Israeli forces in Ramallah

  [Archive image]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youths; one Palestinian was injured, and many suffered the effects of … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian shot in the eye in Jerusalem
17th Apr 2015

Palestine: Palestinian shot in the eye in Jerusalem

  [Photo: Zakariyya al-Joulani, 13, shot in the eye. Photo by Silwanic]   IMEMC News: A young Palestinian man was shot in the eye by an Israeli rubber-coated metal bullet, on Wednesday evening, and three others shot in the legs, … Continued

Palestine: Child detainee, released, 2 children kidnapped by Israeli soldiers
17th Apr 2015

Palestine: Child detainee, released, 2 children kidnapped by Israeli soldiers

  [Photo: Khaled Sheikh after his release – Still Image From Palestine TV Video]   IMEMC News: The Israeli Authorities released on Thursday at night child detainee, Khaled Sheikh, 14, from Beit ‘Anan in occupied Jerusalem, while his family and … Continued

UK: Opposition leaders general election battle it out in final TV debate
17th Apr 2015

UK: Opposition leaders general election battle it out in final TV debate

  [From left, Ed Miliband, Leanne Wood, Nicola Bennett and Nigel Farage are taking]   With three weeks to go before the UK general election, the leaders of the five main opposition parties took part in a final live TV … Continued

Turkey: Erdoğan says European Parliament’s 1915 vote shows enmity against Turkey
17th Apr 2015

Turkey: Erdoğan says European Parliament’s 1915 vote shows enmity against Turkey

    [AA Photo]   ASTANA / BRUSSELS: European Parliament vote that urged Turkey to use the centenary of the mass slaughter of Ottoman Armenians as an opportunity to “recognize the Armenian genocide” showcases the enmity against Turkey, President Recep … Continued

Australia: Muslim woman who was being verbally abused on Sydney train defended
16th Apr 2015

Australia: Muslim woman who was being verbally abused on Sydney train defended

[Video still of a woman who carried on with a racist tirade against a Muslim woman on a Sydney train. Picture: Facebook / Stacey Eden Source: Facebook] WHEN Stacey Eden saw a Muslim woman being subjected to vicious verbal attack … Continued

Yemen: Fierce fighting rages in S Yemen as humanitarian crisis grows
16th Apr 2015

Yemen: Fierce fighting rages in S Yemen as humanitarian crisis grows

ADEN, /UNITED NATIONS, Xinhua): Hundreds of Shiite Houthi gunmen with support of army units were battling tribal militia loyal to Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Wednesday in the country’s southern provinces, leaving dozens of people killed and wounded on … Continued

Pakistan: Police officer gunned down in Karachi
16th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Police officer gunned down in Karachi

  KARACHI, (The News): The Station House Officer of a local police station was killed when gunmen targeted his vehicle in Defence area of Karachi Thursday morning.   According to police, the incident took place on Korangi road in Defence … Continued

Israel: Vandals attack Christian cemetery in Kufr Birim
16th Apr 2015

Israel: Vandals attack Christian cemetery in Kufr Birim

    IMEMC News & Agencies: Vandals have smashed gravestones at a Maronite Christian graveyard in a village near Israel’s northern border with Lebanon, Israeli police said on Wednesday. Police opened an investigation after receiving a report about damage to … Continued

Palestine: Israeli navy fires on Gaza fisherman
16th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli navy fires on Gaza fisherman

  [Archive image]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli gunboats again targeted with live fire, Wednesday morning, Palestinian fishing boats off Gaza City shores. Chairman of Palestinian Fishermen Syndicate, Nizar Ayyash, said that an Israeli military gunboat targeted Palestinian fishing … Continued

Palestine: 22 Palestinians injured by Israeli forces during funeral
16th Apr 2015

Palestine: 22 Palestinians injured by Israeli forces during funeral

  [Archive image]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces reportedly injured 22 Palestinians during violent clashes in Sinjel village north of Ramallah, this past Sunday, following the funeral of Muhammad Jasser Karakra, who was shot dead last Wednesday after … Continued

Syria: IS withdraws from Yarmouk camp, Nusra remains
16th Apr 2015

Syria: IS withdraws from Yarmouk camp, Nusra remains

  Islamic fighters have largely withdrawn from a Palestinian refugee camp in Yarmouk, Palestinian officials and residents said. For two weeks, the camp has been under fire from both Syrian regime troops and “IS” fighters. Damascus-based Palestinian official Khaled Abdul-Majid … Continued

Germany: G7 addresses international crises
16th Apr 2015

Germany: G7 addresses international crises

  Two days of intensive talks are over, and the foreign ministers of the world’s seven leading industrialized nations have left the northern German city of Lübeck to return home. The G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Lübeck ended on Wednesday … Continued

Iran dismisses US Congress pressure over nuclear deal
16th Apr 2015

Iran dismisses US Congress pressure over nuclear deal

  Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani (photo above) has downplayed the role of the US Congress in Tehran’s final nuclear agreement with the world powers. He said his country is not only negotiating with the US. President Rouhani said his administration was … Continued

UK: Majority of Parliamentary candidates support end to Israel’s Gaza blockade
15th Apr 2015

UK: Majority of Parliamentary candidates support end to Israel’s Gaza blockade

  London, (Palestine Solidarity Campaign): Candidates standing for election to Parliament in May have shown their support for an immediate lifting of Israel’s blockade of Gaza in an email survey co-ordinated by Palestine Solidarity Campaign. More than 670 declared candidates … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian army
15th Apr 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian army

      SRINAGAR, (AP): Violent protests erupted in India-held Kashmir on Tuesday after a civilian and a militant were killed in an encounter with the army, officials in the disputed Himalayan region said. Two men were killed in military … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish 4-story residential building
15th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish 4-story residential building

[ Image By Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan]   IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers demolished, on Tuesday at dawn, an under construction four-story residential building of 320 Square/Meters, in Wad al-Jouz neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem. Army kidnapped two Palestinians … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlement foundation using secret tunnel beneath Al Buraq Wall
15th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlement foundation using secret tunnel beneath Al Buraq Wall

  [Al Buraq tunnel]   IMEMC News & Agencies: A Jewish settlement foundation used a secret tunnel under Al Buraq Wall at Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, an Israeli daily paper revealed, Tuesday. The newspaper reported, according to Al Ray, … Continued

Palestine: 21 Palestinians kidnapped across W Bank, Jerusalem
15th Apr 2015

Palestine: 21 Palestinians kidnapped across W Bank, Jerusalem

  [PNN archive image]   IMEMC News & Agencies: At least 21 Palestinian, including minors, were taken by Israeli military and police on Tuesday, most of them during predawn raids on Palestinian towns across the occupied West Bank districts of … Continued

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on Houthi leaders
15th Apr 2015

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on Houthi leaders

  The UN Security Council has passed a resolution imposing an arms embargo on Yemen’s Houthi rebel chief, Abdul Malik al-Houthi and other rebel leaders. The council also demanded humanitarian aid for civilians. The UN Security Council on Tuesday imposed … Continued

Iraq: No additional US military assistance for Iraq
15th Apr 2015

Iraq: No additional US military assistance for Iraq

  [US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi]   Washington has pledged $200 million in humanitarian assistance to Iraq, however, there hasn’t been any promise for more military aid. The Iraqi PM did not ask … Continued

US: White House, Congress compromise on Iran deal
15th Apr 2015

US: White House, Congress compromise on Iran deal

  [Photo: US Sec of State John Kerry and Iran Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif]   Senators from both sides of the aisle have compromised over a bill allowing congressional review of any final nuclear deal with Iran. The measure … Continued

Libya: 400 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Libya
15th Apr 2015

Libya: 400 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Libya

  Survivors rescued from a migrant boat that capsized off the coast of Libya say up to 400 people traveling with them drowned in the accident. Authorities saved dozens from the vessel, which was en route to Europe. The boat … Continued

Pakistan: PM makes damage control move on Yemen
14th Apr 2015

Pakistan: PM makes damage control move on Yemen

[Photo: PRIME Minister Nawaz Sharif makes a policy statement on the Yemen-Saudi Arabia issue on Monday, as Defence Minister Khawaja Asif looks on.—White Star] By Baqir Sajjad Syed | Khawar Ghumman ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Prime Minis­ter Nawaz Sharif tried on Monday … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 18 Palestinians in W Bank, Jerusalem
14th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 18 Palestinians in W Bank, Jerusalem

[Archive image] IMEMC & Agencies: At least eighteen Palestinians, including many children, have been kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, The Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem said the soldiers kidnapped eight Palestinians, including four children, in different parts of the occupied … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers, Israeli intelligence storm Al Aqsa
14th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers, Israeli intelligence storm Al Aqsa

IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli settlers, with elements of the intelligence community invaded, on Monday, the courtyards of Al Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi Gate, amid tight police security. Media coordinator of the Foundation for Islamic Waqf in Jerusalem, Firas al-Debes, … Continued

Israel: Palestinian home demolished in Kufr Kanna
14th Apr 2015

Israel: Palestinian home demolished in Kufr Kanna

[Photo: Israel demolished the home of Tariq Khatib early Monday morning/Photo: arabs48] Alternative Information Centre: Clashes broke out early Monday morning, between Israeli police forces and residents of Kufr Kanna, where Israel demolished the home of Tariq Khatib. A general … Continued

Nigeria:  800,000 children displaced by Boko Haram violence
14th Apr 2015

Nigeria: 800,000 children displaced by Boko Haram violence

  One year has passed since the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria. A UNICEF report released on the anniversary estimates 800,000 children have been displaced by the terror group. More than half of the 1.5 … Continued

Germany: Modi encourages German industry to step up India investment
14th Apr 2015

Germany: Modi encourages German industry to step up India investment

  [Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a meeting with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Brisbane on Australia (Source: PTI) ]   Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called on German businesses to manufacture their products in his country. Modi, in … Continued

UK: Severed pigs heads found at Islamic community centre in Solihull
13th Apr 2015

UK: Severed pigs heads found at Islamic community centre in Solihull

  [Photo: The site in Hermitage Road, Solihull, which has allegedly been turned into a mosque without permission]     By Mike Lockley   Four severed pigs heads have been dumped on the doorstep of a new community centre which … Continued

World not delivering on Gaza reconstruction
13th Apr 2015

World not delivering on Gaza reconstruction

    The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction, 46 agencies said today in a new report on the lack of progress since last year’s conflict. Six months since donors pledged … Continued

Pakistan: Security forces kill 13 terrorists in Turbat
13th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Security forces kill 13 terrorists in Turbat

  TURBAT, (The News): Paramilitary forces in Balochistan claim they have killed 13 terrorists, including a militant commander involved in the murder of 20 labourers in Turbat last week.   A spokesman for the Frontier Corps (FC) paramilitary force said … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settler assaults in Jerusalem, soldiers raids in Bethlehem
13th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli settler assaults in Jerusalem, soldiers raids in Bethlehem

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli settlers who stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque yards under Israeli police protection, on Saturday, assaulted a number of Palestinian female worshippers, according to witnesses. Witnesses said that Palestinian worshippers were attacked by settlers … Continued

Palestine: Gaza Strip flooded following heavy rains
13th Apr 2015

Palestine: Gaza Strip flooded following heavy rains

  [A photo released by UNRWA shows children in Gaza crossing a flooded street via a makeshift bridge. (UNRWA/Shareef Sarhan)]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Heavy rain has flooded low-lying areas across the Gaza Strip, including Khazaa and Beit Hanoun, … Continued

Turkey calls back its ambassador to the Vatican
13th Apr 2015

Turkey calls back its ambassador to the Vatican

  Turkey has called back its envoy to the Vatican after Pope Francis described the 1915 mass killings of Armenians as “the first genocide of the 20th century.” Ankara has long denied that the deaths amounted to genocide. The pope’s … Continued

Nigeria: Buhari’s party consolidates in regional election
13th Apr 2015

Nigeria: Buhari’s party consolidates in regional election

  The party of Nigeria’s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari has retained control of Lagos state governorship, according to the electoral commission. Violence and allegations of vote rigging marred ballots in several states. Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) party retained control … Continued

Libya: ‘Islamic State’ claims embassy attacks
13th Apr 2015

Libya: ‘Islamic State’ claims embassy attacks

  [South Korean embassy in Libya]   The ‘Islamic State’ (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for attacks on the South Korean and Moroccan embassies in Libya. The offenses came within hours of each other as the US and Europe … Continued

Kenya: Varsity students injured in stampede after transformer explodes
12th Apr 2015

Kenya: Varsity students injured in stampede after transformer explodes

[Photo: One of the students who was injured Sunday morning following a stampede at Nairobi University’s Kikuyu campus. This followed the explosion of a power transformer which caused panic as students feared it was a terrorist attack. PHOTO | ISAAC … Continued

Kenya: Iran shared with Kenyan authorities intelligence on terror attacks
12th Apr 2015

Kenya: Iran shared with Kenyan authorities intelligence on terror attacks

    Kenya: Police and other security personnel received specific intelligence reports ahead of the Garissa attacks that claimed 148 lives of university students, The Standard on Sunday can authoritatively report. According to our sources, the  Iranian government supplied intelligence … Continued

Iraq: IS terrorists execute 33 people in Anbar province
12th Apr 2015

Iraq: IS terrorists execute 33 people in Anbar province

RAMADI, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militants executed 33 people, including women and children, near the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s western province of Anbar, a provincial security source said on Saturday. The IS militants captured the 33 … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 3 Palestinians in Nablus
12th Apr 2015

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 3 Palestinians in Nablus

  [Archive image]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday at dawn, the villages of Zawata and Tal, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped three Palestinians. Several military vehicles invaded Zawata from different directions, … Continued

Nigeria: Several killed in state governors election violence
12th Apr 2015

Nigeria: Several killed in state governors election violence

  Clashes and protests have disrupted voting in many districts of Nigeria’s southern oil-rich Rivers state. The elections will choose state governors, some of the most powerful politicians in the West African country. At least nine people have been killed … Continued

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