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Israeli airstrikes: Egypt condemns 'mass punishment' of Gaza

Jul 11, 2014

Israeli airstrikes: Egypt condemns 'mass punishment' of Gaza

Israel's aerial military campaign targeting rocket-firing Islamist militants in Gaza has killed around 95 Palestinians and wounded more than 500 since it was launched early Tuesday. #World #Egypt #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #Palestine #Gaza #air strikes
Israel retaliates after rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern areas

Jul 11, 2014

Israel retaliates after rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern areas

That area in southern Lebanon is a stronghold of the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, which has battled Israel numerous times. However, past fire from Lebanon has been blamed on radical Palestinian factions in the area and Hezbollah has not been involved in the ongoing offensive. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Shi'ite #Gaza #Sunni #Airstrike #air strikes #Mahmud Abbas
Gaza: Death toll mounts as Israel continues relentless offensive

Jul 11, 2014

Gaza: Death toll mounts as Israel continues relentless offensive

The military have carried out more than 1,000 strike strikes against Gaza targets that have killed at least 95 people, including dozens of civilians. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Palestine #West Bank #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Gaza #Mahmud Abbas #Air strikes in Gaza #Israel air raids Gaza #Teenagers kidnapped
Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to broker resolution in disputed election

Jul 11, 2014

Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to broker resolution in disputed election

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for talks in an effort to broker a resolution to a disputed election that threatens to stir up ethnic tensions and undermine a peaceful political transition. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said Kerry would meet with the country's two presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, as well as Afghan President Hamid Karzai and officials from the United Nations. #United States #Business #Brazil #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Kerry arrives in Afghanistan for talks on resolving disputed election

Jul 11, 2014

Kerry arrives in Afghanistan for talks on resolving disputed election

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for talks with the country's two presidential candidates on resolving a disputed election. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said Kerry would meet with presidential contenders Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, as well as Afghan President Hamid Karzai. #China #Business #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion

Jul 11, 2014

Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - At least 78 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday as militants in the enclave kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities. As Israeli officials seemed to hint at a possible invasion by ground forces, eight members of one family, including five children, were killed in an early morning air strike that levelled two homes at Khan Younis in the south of the Gaza Strip near the Egyptian border, the Palestinian Health ministry said. #United States #India #Technology #Middle East #Russia #Israel #markets #Italy #Security #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico
Russia protests to Kiev over shelling of border checkpoint

Jul 11, 2014

Russia protests to Kiev over shelling of border checkpoint

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia protested to Kiev on Thursday, saying a Russian checkpoint on the border with Ukraine was fired on by the Ukrainian military, which is fighting separatists in the east of the country. "The Russian side expresses its strong protest and demands an end to the shelling of Russian territory," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement, saying it was not the first time the border post at Gukovo had come under fire. #facebook #United States #Japan #Middle East #Russia #Latin America #Mexico #russian
Berlin tells CIA station chief to leave in spy scandal

Jul 11, 2014

Berlin tells CIA station chief to leave in spy scandal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany told the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country on Thursday in a dramatic display of anger from Chancellor Angela Merkel at the behaviour of a close ally after officials unearthed two suspected U.S. spies. The scandal has chilled relations with Washington to levels not seen since Merkel's predecessor opposed the U.S. #India #Business #Brazil #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #opinion #german
Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Jul 10, 2014

Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

There have been no Israeli deaths so far, but Hamas showed its firepower as it launched waves of rockets across Israel that triggered sirens in cities as far from Gaza as Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa. #United Nations Security Council #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #European Union #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Palestine #West Bank #Arab nations #Simon Peres #Jewish State #Israeli Teens Abducted #Mahmud Abbas #Gaa #Palestinian Teen abducted #Ban ii-moon
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