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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Palestinian dies after being shot in clashes

GAZA CITY: A Palestinian has died days after being shot by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border, the enclave’s health ministry said Tuesday.Sari al-Shobaki had been transferred to Jerusalem for treatment after being shot several days ago east of Gaza City, the ministry in the Hamas-run territory said. A ministry spokesman said the 23-year-old

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Putin hosts Abbas in Moscow, days after Netanyahu visit

MOSCOW: Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas was in Moscow on Saturday to meet Vladimir Putin, just days after the Russian leader hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "I’m glad of the opportunity to tell you about the contact we have had with your neighbours, and leaders of various countries," Putin told him as they met at the Kremlin, in quotes

July 14, 2018 7:31 PM Israeli airstrike kills 2 Palestinians in Gaza

The health ministry in Gaza says two teenagers have been killed and ten others injured in an airstrike in Gaza City. Witnesses say Israeli warplanes dropped four bombs Saturday afternoon on an unfinished building near a Hamas police and security compound, reducing the old structure to rubble. The four-story building is adjacent to a public park. It marks

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Israeli Arabs suffer more diseases than Jewish citizens

JERUSALEM: Arab citizens in Israel suffer more diseases than the Jewish citizens, according to a health report published Tuesday at a parliament session. The report, presented by the Advancement of Arab Population’s Health organization, showed that the Jews enjoy a far better living condition than the Arabs in Israel, in terms of life expectancy, and the mortality 1

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Israel plans first moon launch in Dec

YEHUD, Israel: An Israeli organisation announced plans Tuesday to launch the country’s first spacecraft to the moon in December, with hopes of burnishing Israel’s reputation as a small nation with otherworldly high-tech ambitions. The unmanned spacecraft, shaped like a pod and weighing some 585 kilogrammes (1,300 pounds) at launch, will land on the moon on February 1

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM Pope says walls, occupation and fundamentalism hamper ME peace

Saturday and said building walls, occupying territories and religious fanaticism would not resolve conflict in the region. Francis also repeated his view that the "status quo" of the contested city of al-Quds should be respected, and backed a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian dispute. He also voiced concern that Christians will disappear

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Israel ex-minister goes on trial

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS: A former Israeli government minister went on trial on Thursday on charges of spying for arch-foe Iran in a case which has been kept under tight wraps on security grounds. Gonen Segev, who served as energy and infrastructure minister from 1995 to 1996, is charged with "espionage against the state of Israel, assisting the enemy in time of war and passing 1

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Israel PM says fraud charges against wife ‘absurd’

JERUSALEM: : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday dismissed fraud charges brought against his wife as "absurd" and said they were based on an "illegal" administrative ruling. On Thursday the Jerusalem district prosecutor filed charges against Sara Netanyahu, accusing her of fraud and breach of trust after a lengthy probe into allegations

June 17, 2018 10:05 AM Israeli settlers clash with police during outpost eviction

Nearly a dozen Israeli police officers were injured in clashes on Sunday as they began evicting Jewish settlers from an outpost in the occupied West Bank, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that 11 officers were “injured lightly” during the eviction of 10 buildings in the Tapuah West outpost in the northern West Bank. Israel's supreme 1

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM Germany agrees to lease Israeli-made drones

JERUSALEM: Germany has agreed a nine year deal worth over half a billion dollars to lease Israeli military reconnaissance drones capable of carrying missiles, the aircraft’s manufacturers said Thursday. European aerospace giant Airbus, which signed the $600 million (500 million euro) agreement on behalf of the German defence ministry, will maintain and provide 6