• Mon, Jul 22, 2019
  • The Palestine Liberation Organization issued a statement in the build-up to the demolition accusing the Israeli court of aiming “to set a precedent to enable the Israeli occupying forces to demolish...
    Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier defying the UN
    Israeli forces began demolishing Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism.Bulldozers accompanied by hundreds of Israeli police and soldiers moved into Sur Baher, a Palestinian village on the edge of East Jerusalem in an area that Israel captured and occupied in the 1967 Middle East War.Palestinians fear the razing of buildings near the fence will set a precedent for other towns along the route of the barrier, which runs for hundreds of kilometers around and through the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The demolition is the latest round of protracted wrangling over the future of Jerusalem, home to more than 500,000 Israelis and 300,000 Palestinians, and sites sacred to Judaism, Islam and Christianity.Israeli forces cut through a wire section of the...
  • At least seven killed in bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu At least seven killed in bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

    The city’s Madina hospital received seven bodies and 27 people with injuries, 17 of them serious, said Nura Hassan, a nurse at the hospital.

  • India thanks NYPD for arresting Hindu priest's assailant India thanks NYPD for arresting Hindu priest's assailant

    On Thursday, Puri, 62, was attacked by a man near the Shiv Shakti Peeth in Glen Oaks. He suffered bruises and abrasions on body, including face.

  • French TV crew arrested in Australia for filming protest against Adani coal mine French TV crew arrested in Australia for filming protest against Adani coal mine

    A French television crew filming a protest against a newly-approved controversy-hit coal mine owned by Indian energy giant Adani in Australia was arrested on Monday on charges of trespassing.

  • Lanka will introduce new laws to prevent terrorism: Wickremesinghe Lanka will introduce new laws to prevent terrorism: Wickremesinghe

    Pointing out that in England the laws dealing with terrorism had been amended 15 times between 2001 and 2019, the prime minister said the existing laws in Sri Lanka are not adequate to deal with this...

  • Khan in US: IMF urges cash-strapped Pakistan to mobilise domestic tax revenues Khan in US: IMF urges cash-strapped Pakistan to mobilise domestic tax revenues

    Updated On: Jul, 22, 201904:44 PM

    Their programme aims to stabilise the economy, strengthen institutions and thereby put Pakistan on a path of sustainable and balanced growth, Lipton said.

  • Khan in US: Imran Khan criticises Opposition for promoting dynasties not merit Khan in US: Imran Khan criticises Opposition for promoting dynasties not merit

    Khan inherited a severe economic and financial crisis. He borrowed huge sums from China and Saudi Arabia.

  • IAEA says its 72-year-old chief, Yukiya Amano, has died IAEA says its 72-year-old chief, Yukiya Amano, has died

    According to the agency's biography, Amano was Japan's representative to the agency from 2005 until his election as director general in July 2009, including a stint as chair of its board of governors...

  • Iran says breaks up CIA spy ring, some sentenced to death: Report Iran says breaks up CIA spy ring, some sentenced to death: Report

    State television quoted the Intelligence Ministry as saying it had broken up a CIA spying ring and captured 17 suspects.

  • Baloch activists disrupt Pakistan PM's speech in US Baloch activists disrupt Pakistan PM's speech in US

    Speaking at Washington's Capital One Arena on Sunday, Khan said that a 'Naya Pakistan' was being created in front of people's eyes.