News

Israeli driver 'deliberately' runs over Palestinian near Hebron

Israeli driver A Palestinian man was injured on Thursday after being run over by a bus carrying Israeli settlers near Hebron, local officials said.

Israel extends detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners

Israel extends detention of 51 Palestinian prisonersIsraeli authorities have recently extended the detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli jails, a rights group said on Wednesday.

Group: $40 million worth of damage to Gaza mosques, cemeteries

Group: $40 million worth of damage to Gaza mosques, cemeteriesIsrael's military offensive on the Gaza Strip caused $40.4 million worth of damages to religious sites and cemeteries in Gaza, the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction said Thursday.

Hurricane Marie: Three Mexican fishermen missing

Hurricane Marie: Three Mexican fishermen missingThree Mexican fishermen are missing after their boat sank in seas made heavy by Hurricane Marie's track through the Pacific Ocean.

Syria says ready to cooperate in anti-terror fight

Syria says ready to cooperate in anti-terror fightThe Syrian government is ready to cooperate with international and regional efforts to fight terror but efforts must be coordinated with it, the Syrian foreign minister Walid al-Moualem said on Monday.

Rockets target lifeline airport in eastern Libya

Rockets target lifeline airport in eastern LibyaAttackers fired rockets at eastern Libya's Labraq airport on Monday, its director said, targeting one of the oil producer's few functioning air hubs as violence between armed groups escalates.

California wine country rocked by 6.0 quake, dozens hurt

California wine country rocked by 6.0 quake, dozens hurtA 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked wine country north of San Francisco early on Sunday, injuring more than 100 people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.

Crowds gather in Sheffield for Palestine demo

Crowds gather in Sheffield for Palestine demoDozens of people gathered again in Sheffield city center to protest against the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

French Prime Minister Moves to Dissolve Cabinet

French Prime Minister Moves to Dissolve CabinetFrench politics was thrown into disarray on Monday when Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced plans to dissolve the government after a rancorous battle in his cabinet over the future direction of the economy.

Palestine supporters defy court to picket Israeli Film Festival

Palestine supporters defy court to picket Israeli Film FestivalA protest against the opening night of the Israeli Film Festival went ahead in Sydney despite a successful police gag application.