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 […]

US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say

US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say

Image copyright PA Image caption Bitcoin can be purchased online or via special ATMs A New York woman has been accused of laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and wiring the money to help the so-called Islamic State. Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, was charged with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering and is […]

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket fire

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket fire

Image copyright EPA Image caption An Israeli air strike on Wednesday targeted a Hamas base near Khan Younis Israel has carried out fresh air strikes in the Gaza strip on what it said were military facilities belonging to the Islamist group Hamas. The Israeli military said its aircraft had targeted training camps and weapons storage […]

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 […]

Erdogan: World should recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Erdogan: World should recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Image copyright TR Image caption Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the US move illegal and said it fostered terrorism Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged leaders of Muslim nations to recognise Jerusalem as the “occupied capital of the Palestinian state”. Addressing a summit of the Organisation for Islamic Co-operation, he said the US decision to […]

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 […]

Egypt singer jailed for ‘inciting debauchery’ in music video

Egypt singer jailed for ‘inciting debauchery’ in music video

Image copyright Shyma Image caption Shyma wrote that she had not anticipated the backlash against her video A court in Egypt has reportedly jailed for two years a singer who appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana. Shaimaa Ahmed, a 25-year-old known professionally as Shyma, was arrested last month […]

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