UN condemns Israeli settlement expansion

UN condemns Israeli settlement expansion

A UN official has warned that Israel’s plans for further settlements in East Jerusalem could ignite more violence and threaten the viability of the future Palestinian state. UN political chief Jeffrey Feltman called on Israel on Wednesday “to rescind” its plan to build 1,000 new homes, which he said was in violation of the international More...

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Tunisia results confirm Nidaa Tounes win

Tunisia results confirm Nidaa Tounes win

Tunisia’s leading secular party Nidaa Tounes has won 85 seats in the new 217-member parliament after Sunday’s election, while Islamist party Ennahda secured 69 seats, according to results released by More...

Yemens Houthis capture strategic city

Yemen’s Houthis capture strategic city

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have captured a key city linking the capital to the south as they push to control more territory of the country. The Shia fighters captured the strategic central city of Radmah in Ibb More...

Jewish activist shot in Jerusalem

Jewish activist shot in Jerusalem

A gunman on a motorcycle has shot and seriously wounded a prominent Jewish activist in Jerusalem, Israeli police and legislators say. Moshe Feiglin, a lawmaker with the Likud party, identified the activist as Yehuda More...

Spike in Russian military flights reported

Spike in Russian military flights reported

NATO has reported an “unusual” spike in Russian military flights over the Black, Baltic and North seas and the Atlantic Ocean over the past two days. Alliance military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jay More...

Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia

Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia

Liberia may be seeing a decline in the spread of Ebola, with falls in the number of burials and new admissions as well as a plateau in laboratory-confirmed cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. “Do More...

Scores killed in Syria barrel bomb massacre

Scores killed in Syria barrel bomb ‘massacre’

At least 60 people have been killed and dozens injured, activists say, after a Syrian government helicopter dropped two barrel bombs on a camp for people displaced by fighting in the country’s north, charring More...

Egypt blows up houses for Sinai buffer zone

Egypt blows up houses for Sinai buffer zone

Egypt has started work on a controversial buffer zone by destroying homes along its border with the Gaza Strip, following some of the worst attacks on the army since President Mohamed Morsi was ousted last year. Bulldozers More...

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