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Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks during a visit of the Chinese Vice President at the Israeli Innovation Summit in Jerusalem on October 24, 2018. (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA - AFP)

Polls open in Israel as Benny Gantz hopes to sack Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics.
Palestinian protesters flee from tear gas canisters fired by Israeli forces near Bureij in the central Gaza Strip on August 30, 20. AFP

Two Palestinian teenagers shot dead by Israeli army

Two Palestinian teenagers have been killed by Israeli gunfire during a protest along the Israel-Gaza border fence.

Israeli army says three rockets fired from Gaza

Three rockets were fired into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, the Israeli army said in a statement.
Three Palestinian men were killed by Israeli forces, the Palestinian health ministry said Sunday, adding that another Palestinian man was wounded in the shooting.

Three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces at Gaza border

Three Palestinian men were killed by Israeli forces, the Palestinian health ministry said Sunday, adding that another Palestinian man was wounded in the shooting.

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack

Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip early on Saturday but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said.
Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Thursday confirmed that Israel has made a decision to deny entry to US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib over their BDS support.

Israel blocks US lawmakers from entering country

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Thursday confirmed that Israel has made a decision to deny entry to US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib over their BDS support.

Eid el-Kabir: Economic woes save Palestinian lambs

Ahead of Eid al-Adha, the feast of the sacrifice, better-off Palestinians, like Muslims across the globe, traditionally buy whole sheep to be slaughtered when the holidays begin on Sunday.
Israeli soldiers stand guard next to the site where the soldier's body was found near the settlement of Migdal Oz in the occupied West Bank - © AFP

Isreali soldier found dead with stab wounds in West Bank

An Israeli soldier was found dead with stab wounds in the West Bank early on Thursday, the military said.
Migrants struggling at mid sea after boat capsizes

IOM: More than 100 migrants missing off Libyan coast

More than 100 migrants were missing after their boat sank off the coast of Libya in what might be the worst tragedy in the Mediterranean this year, aid agencies said Thursday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised a White House announcement on Monday ending sanctions exemptions for Iran’s oil customers, calling it “of great importance” in boosting pressure on Tehran.

Benjamin Netanyahu to become Israeli longest-serving premier

The 9th and current Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, is set to surpass founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister on Saturday, having notched up a list of diplomatic and economic successes.
Hamas

Hamas distances self from official’s call to kill Jews around globe

A statement released by the radical Islamist movement said: “These statements do not reflect the official positions of the movement and its adopted and consistent policies.

Senator Ndume weeps as he urges IDPs to return home

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has urged all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Gwoza taking refuge in Maiduguri, to return home, assuring them of their safety.
Bahrain on Friday summoned an Iraqi diplomat in the kingdom over an attack the previous evening on its embassy in Baghdad, condemning the protesters who stormed the mission and urging Iraqi authorities to protect the diplomatic compound, Bahrain’s state-run news agency reported.

Bahrain summons Iraqi ambassador over embassy attack

Bahrain on Friday summoned an Iraqi diplomat in the kingdom over an attack the previous evening on its embassy in Baghdad, condemning the protesters who stormed the mission and urging Iraqi authorities to protect the diplomatic compound, Bahrain’s state-run news agency reported.
Protesters march with Palestinian flags during a demonstration in the Moroccan capital Rabat on June 23, 2019 against the US-led economic conference in Bahrain with its declared aim of achieving Palestinian prosperity. – The United States is set to co-chair a two-day conference in Bahrain from June 25, focusing on the economic aspects of President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The Bahrain conference could see large-scale investment pledges for the Palestinian territories but is unlikely to focus heavily on the political issues at the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Photo by – / AFP)

Moroccans protest against US-led Mideast economic plan

Demonstrators gathered in the capital Rabat burned an Israeli flag near Morocco’s parliament and shouted “Death to Israel!” and “Death to the United States!”

Egypt’s former president Morsi buried in Cairo

Egypt’s first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried in Cairo on Tuesday, his lawyer said, a day after he collapsed in court and died.
President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted that many Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states are grappling with serious security problems, including terrorism, violent extremism and armed criminality.

President Buhari hails OIC response to African development challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has passed a vote of confidence on the intervention programmes of the various institutions under the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for the impact they are making on Nigeria and other African countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted that many Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states are grappling with serious security problems, including terrorism, violent extremism and armed criminality.

President Buhari raises alarm over serious security problems in OIC member states

President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted that many Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states are grappling with serious security problems, including terrorism, violent extremism and armed criminality.
Saudi King Salman

Mecca summit supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran standoff

Political leaders and heads of state from Islamic nations on Saturday condemned countries who have made the "illegal and irresponsible decision" to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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[FILES] This aerial picture shows smouldering peatland after a fire blaize. (Photo by ADEK BERRY - AFP)

Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.