Wednesday, July 26, 2017

26 Palestinians arrested by Israeli forces in West Bank

Today on Tuesday, Israeli forces launched a large-scale detention campaign in various areas of the West Bank and arrested 26 Palestinians, according to local media. Media sources said the detainees are from the cities of Qalqiliya, Nablus, Ramallah, Jenin, Bethlehem and Jericho.

North Korea warns of nuclear strike at heart of US if regime change attempted

According to South's Yonhap news agency, North Korea will launch a nuclear strike at the heart of the United States if Americans attempt a regime change in Pyongyang, the North's state news agency said Tuesday in denunciation of recent remarks by the Central Intelligence...

Israel remove metal detectors from Al-Aqsa mosque

Israel’s security cabinet has decided to remove metal detectors from the entrance to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and replace them with more advanced security measures, it said in a statement. The detectors that had been installed after two Israeli border officers were killed in an attack...

Afghanistan blasts, more than 60 people lose their lives in two separate attacks

Afghanistan is witnessing another round of violence as more than 60 people lose their lives in two separate attacks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU1IQg_GxE4 Twenty six people were killed in a car bomb explosion that ripped through western Kabul on Monday morning. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/889397223158673408 It happened in a district of the city which...

Kushner denies collusion with Russia

Kushner says his Russian contacts were few and insignificant
Jared Kushner on Monday firmly denied collusion with Russia during the 2016 election and said that his actions while serving on his father-in-law's campaign were "proper." "The record and documents I have voluntarily provided will show that all of my actions were proper and occurred...

New US sanctions to harm both nations, Russia

Russian officials have warned that a new round of sanctions by the United States against Russia will backfire as it harms the interests of both nations. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/889221758716452864 Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday that Russia was carefully watching the course of events that could lead to...

Libya coastguard rescues nearly 300 migrants off the coast

Libya coastguard rescues nearly 300 migrants off the coast
Libya’s coastguard rescued an estimated 278 migrants including women and children on Monday off the shores of two different towns west of the capital Tripoli, reported Reuters citing a spokesman. The coastguard near Zawiya refinery rescued 128 people about 23km off the coast and another...

US-led airstrike killed more than 30 civilians in Syria’s northern city of Raqqa

US-led airstrike killed more than 30 civilians in Syria's northern city of Raqqa
Accordind to the local Sham FM radio, at least 30 civilians were killed on Monday when a U.S.-led airstrike hit a prison run by the Islamic State (IS) in Syria's northern city of Raqqa. The strike by the U.S.-led coalition struck the prison, where the...

UN strongly condemned Taliban-related bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

At least 36 people have been killed in a car bomb attack in Kabul on Monday morning, according to an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman and there are at least 42 others injured in the blast. The blast occurred around 6:40 a.m. local time (10:10 pm ET), when a Toyota Corolla exploded in the city’s Police District 3, Interior Ministry spokesman said.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday strongly condemned a Taliban-related bomb attack in Afghan capital of Kabul, witch killed at least 36 people, and wounded more than 40. UN Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq said at a briefing, "The deliberate targeting of civilians constitutes a grave...

Manhunt after chainsaw attack in Switzerland

Manhunt after chainsaw attack in Switzerland
Five people have been injured - two of them seriously - after they were attacked by a man armed with a chainsaw in Switzerland. The suspect - described as balding, 6ft 2ins tall and with an unkempt appearance - remains at large but it is...

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