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Jerusalem: Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel

Jerusalem: Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel

Media captionFriday saw a fresh wave of protests over President Trump’s Jerusalem move Three Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border, Palestinian officials say. More than 100 were hurt in Gaza and the occupied West Bank amid fresh protests over Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In […]

Jerusalem: More Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel

Jerusalem: More Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel

Media captionFriday saw a fresh wave of protests over President Trump’s Jerusalem move Three Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border, Palestinian officials say. More than 100 were hurt in Gaza and the occupied West Bank amid fresh protests over Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In […]

Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan

Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan

Image copyright Gebel al-Silsila Project Image caption The remains of a small child were found along with linen used to mummify the corpse Four intact child burials made more than 3,000 years ago are among a series of recent discoveries near the Egyptian city of Aswan, officials say. One of the burials found by a […]

Iran supplied Yemen rebels with ballistic missile – US

Iran supplied Yemen rebels with ballistic missile – US

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nikki Haley said the missile fired towards Riyadh had the potential to kill hundreds of civilians The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has accused Iran of supplying Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement with missiles to attack Saudi Arabia. She showed reporters the remnants of a ballistic missile that came […]

Iraq hangs 38 on terrorism charges

Iraq hangs 38 on terrorism charges

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Iraq executed at least 88 people last year, up from 26 in 2015 Iraq says it has hanged, in a mass execution, 38 jihadist militants convicted of terrorism offences. The justice ministry said they were all members of so-called Islamic State (IS). The death sentences were carried out in […]

Muslim nations urge recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Muslim nations urge recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Image copyright AFP Image caption Pro-Palestinian protesters gathered outside the OIC summit venue in Istanbul The leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise “the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital”. An Organisation of Islamic Co-operation communique declares US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise the city […]

Yemen war: Air strikes on rebel prison in Sanaa ‘kill 30’

Yemen war: Air strikes on rebel prison in Sanaa ‘kill 30’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Several prison buildings and a perimeter wall were heavily damaged in the reported air strike At least 30 people are reported to have been killed in Saudi-led coalition air strikes on a rebel military police camp in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. Most of the dead were said to be detainees at […]

Aharon Shteinman: Ultra-Orthodox spiritual leader dies in Israel

Aharon Shteinman: Ultra-Orthodox spiritual leader dies in Israel

Image copyright AFP Image caption Followers of Rabbi Aharon Shteinman attended his funeral in Bnei Brak on Tuesday The death has been announced in Israel of one of the leading figures in ultra-Orthodox Judaism. Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman – who was widely regarded as “Gadol Hador” or “Leader of the Generation” – died in […]

Trump Jerusalem move: Tear gas at Lebanon US embassy protest

Trump Jerusalem move: Tear gas at Lebanon US embassy protest

Media captionSecurity forces in Lebanon use tear gas to try to disperse protesters at the US embassy There have been violent clashes near the US embassy in Lebanon, in the latest protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Security forces fired tear gas and water cannon to force […]

Trump’s Jerusalem move: Palestinian protests rage for third day

Trump’s Jerusalem move: Palestinian protests rage for third day

Media caption‘I didn’t fall, they shot me’ Palestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for a third day angry at US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Hundreds protested, but numbers were down compared to Friday. Earlier, Israel carried out strikes on Gaza in response […]

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