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Israel bombed Gaza on Wednesday after militants fired rockets through the night, overshadowing the signing of landmark normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in Washington.
US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East’s diplomatic map – and boosting the Republican’s reelection hopes.
The Lebanese army said three of its troops were killed and another wounded while attempting to arrest a suspected “terrorist” at his north Lebanon home.
Israeli tanks shelled military positions of Gaza’s ruling Hamas movement early Saturday, the army and Palestinian security sources said, hours after a rocket was launched at southern Israel.
U.S. President Donald Trump has claimed he turned Jerusalem into the capital of Israel, even as the Jewish state has long said the city is the seat of its government.
Israeli warplanes pounded Hamas-ruled Gaza early Tuesday in response to Palestinian fire balloon attacks across the border, the Israeli army said.
Telephone calls began ringing Sunday between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, marking the first concrete step of a U.S.-brokered diplomatic deal between the nations that required Israel to halt plans to annex land sought by the Palestinians.
The Israeli army has said it carried out air attacks against Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to rocket attacks and firebombs sent into Israeli territory attached to balloons.
Iran on Friday strongly condemned an agreement between Israel and the UAE to normalise ties, blasting it as an act of “strategic stupidity” that would only strengthen the Tehran-backed “axis of resistance”.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday he would be “risking the future” of his regime if he allowed Iran to be entrenched militarily in his country.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz instructed the army to locate the remains of “Palestinian attackers” held in Israel to use them as “bargaining chip” for captured Israelis in Gaza.
Israeli jets targeted Hamas positions early on Saturday after rockets were fired at southern Israel earlier from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli armed forces said.
Palestine on Friday recorded 20 new coronavirus cases in the West Bank, bringing the total number in the Palestinian territories to 815.
A team of 10 medical experts sent by the Chinese government returned to southwest China‘s Chongqing Municipality Thursday after completing mission of aiding Palestine‘s efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) in collaboration with the Zamfara State Government will host Youths, Women and those with Disabilities to a Talent Hunt Programme in Fashion, Arts and Craft skills.
The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of zone 5, AIG Sholla David, has sued for collaboration from residents in restoring peace and security in the zone.
The Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah–Donli, has vowed to boost the image of Nigeria as United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) appointed her board of Trustees of UNODC’S victim of Trafficking Trust Fund.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it plans to name and shame countries who have not regarded the decisions and rulings of the Community institutions.
Record-winning British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has joined a host of international superstars lending their voices to the #EndSARS campaign, which was started Nigerian youths to call for an end to police brutality
The governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, has suspended the 24-hour curfew he imposed on the state to tackle the rising violence and damages caused by hoodlums under the #EndSARS protests.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday, said the federal government has created a N25bn youth fund as part of efforts to address the dissatisfaction of #EndSARS protesters and other youth-related restiveness in the country.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said the government has proscribed the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Non-Academic Staff Union and others at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki to guarantee stable academic calendar.
Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to the Real Madrid 3-1 victory against Barcelona in the El-Clasico at the Camp Nou on Saturday evening.
Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says the passage of Water Resources Bill will boost irrigation farming system and enhance food security in the country.