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Turkey to host OIC emergency summit over Gaza violence

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

ANKARA, (Xinhua) — Turkey will host an emergency summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul on Friday over Israeli violence on the Gaza border, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced Tuesday. Yildirim has invited his counterparts from five countries, Bangladesh, Morocco, Pakistan, Qatar and Algeria, to join the emergency summit by phone, state-run […]

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Over 40 Palestinians killed in border clashes with Israeli forces

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

JERUSALEM, May 14 (Xinhua) — More than 40 Palestinians, including children, were killed Monday in a day of violent clashes with Israeli forces on Israel’s southern border with Gaza, according to the Gaza health ministry. This has been the deadliest day of violence between Israeli forces and the Islamic Hamas movement since they fought a […]

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Gazans return en masse to Israel border; 36 injured

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

GazaGAZA CITY, Palestine : For the seventh Friday in a row, thousands of Palestinians converged on the Gaza Strip’s 45-kilometer eastern border with Israel as part of ongoing rallies against the decades-long occupation. By early afternoon, at least 36 protesters had been injured — four of them seriously — by Israeli troops deployed along the other […]

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Iraq to close airports and border crossings for 24 hours during election -State TV

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

BAGHDAD: Iraq has said it will close airports and border crossings for 24 hours during the upcoming May 12 election, according to reports from state television on Wednesday.They were citing an Iraqi border agency order. Iraqis head to the polls on Saturday in the first national election after defeating Daesh militants who took over large […]

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PKK caused evacuation of border villages: KRG spokesman

By   /  May 8, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

ERBIL, Iraq  : Safeen Dizayee, a spokesman for the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), said Monday that more than 350 villages near Iraq’s borders were evacuated due to the terrorist PKK organizations’ training camps in the region. Speaking to reporters in Erbil, the KRG’s administrative capital, he said: “So far, more than 350 villages were evacuated due […]

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Gazans protest on Israel border for sixth Friday in row

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

GAZA CITY, Palestine : Scores of Palestinians were injured on Friday while taking part in ongoing rallies along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border with Israel, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry. Earlier today, Palestinians began gathering at camps set up along the border for the demonstration’s sixth consecutive Friday. “We have redoubled our efforts with a view […]

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Palestinian shot by Israeli soldiers on Gaza border dies

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: A 19-year-old Palestinian shot by Israeli soldiers during protests and clashes along the Gaza border last week died from his wounds Thursday, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said. The death of Anas Abu Aser brings the toll of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire since protests and clashes along the […]

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South Korea sees signs North is dismantling border loudspeakers: defense ministry

By   /  May 1, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

SEOUL: South Korea’s Ministry of Defense said Tuesday it sees signs that North Korea has started dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda across the border. The apparent move comes after South Korea said a day earlier it would do the same, starting on Tuesday. They are some of the first practical, if small, steps toward reconciliation […]

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Palestinian teen dies of wounds from Israel-Gaza border shooting: ministry

By   /  April 28, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

GAZA CITY: A Palestinian teenager has died of his wounds a day after being shot by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border, the Hamas-controlled territory’s health ministry said Saturday. Azzam Oweida, 15, was hit in the head during protests in southern Gaza on Friday, the ministry said. His death brought to four the […]

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Gazans converge on Israel border for ‘Return’ rallies

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

GAZA CITY, Palestine At least 50 Palestinians on Friday were injured by the Israeli army amid ongoing demonstrations on the Gaza Strip’s eastern border, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. The ministry also reported that four Palestinian medics had suffered respiratory problems after Israeli forces targeted a field hospital near the border with excessive amounts of […]

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