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Fatah and Hamas: A decade of strained relations

Ties between Palestinian rivals Fatah, a secular party, and the Islamist Hamas have been tense for a decade, at times erupting into deadly conflict.

Three Israelis shot dead in West Bank settlement

Three Israelis have been shot and killed, and a fourth wounded, in a settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli army radio reported.

UNGA: Our faith in democracy remains unshaken – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the international community of Nigeria’s firm and unshaken commitment to democracy in the country and the African continent.

Hamas agrees to steps towards Palestinian unity

Hamas has agreed to talks with the rival Fatah movement to form a unity government and hold general elections in the Palestinian territories.

Israeli banks complicit in settlement expansion – HRW

A leading rights group says Israeli banks are contributing to the expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank by providing loans and mortgages for construction there.

Netanyahu slams Iran as he arrives for landmark Latin America visit

Benjamin Netanyahu urged all countries to fight terrorism and singled out Iran as a serial offender as he paid tribute to the victims of two bombings in Argentina on the first trip by an Israeli premier to Latin America.

Hamas chief heads to Egypt in sign of Gaza’s improving ties

The Hamas militant group says its top leader is heading to Cairo to discuss renewed cooperation with Egyptian authorities.

Buhari’s story on Ojukwu fabricated – IPOB

A leading pro-Biafra group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a hypocrite.

Buhari backs Western Sahara agitation, but rejects Biafra – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for Western Sahara agitation to break away from Morocco and the self-determination demand of Palestinians and his rejection of Igbo demand to secede from Nigeria has shown the President as a hypocrite.

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

A suicide bomber killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza on Thursday, officials said, in what was seen as a rare Islamist attack against the Palestinian group that has run the impoverished enclave for a decade.

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Coronavirus: Abuja markets now open three times a week

Determined to curb further spread of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has ordered that markets in Abuja will henceforth open for business for only three times a week.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Massimo Moratti: Lionel Messi to Inter not impossible

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi joining Inter is not a “forbidden dream at all”, according to former president Massimo Moratti.
A former National Assembly member, Mr. Bode Ayorinde, yesterday, declared his intention to contest the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Bode Ayorinde: Why I want to govern Ondo

A former National Assembly member, Mr. Bode Ayorinde, yesterday, declared his intention to contest the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, vowing to make a positive difference in the state.
England manager, Gareth Southgate, is unhappy with Manchester City star Kyle Walker.

Gareth Southgate boss furious with England fullback Kyle Walker

England manager Gareth Southgate is unhappy with Manchester City star Kyle Walker.