Saturday , June 22 2024


Hezbollah fires dozens of rockets into northern Israel

29-04-2024 BEIRUT: Missiles fired from southern Lebanon were caught on camera as they hit Meron, a farming collective in northern Israel. Hezbollah claimed responsibility for the rockets, several of which seemed to make it through Israel’s Iron Dome air defence system. Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said Saturday it had targeted …

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Hundreds of university students arrested in US

29-04-2024 WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK: Hundreds of students have been arrested across universities in the United States as protesters continue to demand a ceasefire in Gaza and divestment from companies enabling Israel’s nearly seven-month war on the Palestinian enclave. Police were out in full force on college campuses on Saturday, some …

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‘Iran-Israel missile strikes changed Middle East’

29-04-2024 JERUSALEM/ GAZA CITY: News in the Middle East moves fast. One moment it is all about unprecedented missile and drone attacks between Iran and Israel. The next the headlines return to the fighting and suffering in Gaza but policymakers, analysts and military leaders are still absorbing the extraordinary exchange …

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Thousands rally for Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez

29-04-2024 MADRID: Thousands of supporters of Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, have rallied in the streets of Madrid in an effort to persuade him not to resign. The Socialist leader stunned the country on Wednesday by announcing he was cancelling all official engagements in order to reflect on his future. …

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Germany grapples with wave of spying threats

29-04-2024 BERLIN: Six suspected spies have been arrested in Germany this month alone, in what has become a torrent of allegations of Russian and Chinese espionage. For the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party it has proved especially embarrassing, because their top two candidates for the European elections in June …

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