UN urges ceasefire in Gaza strip

2012-11-19 08:10:19

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday strongly urged Israel and Palestinian militants "to cooperate with all efforts led by Egypt to reach an immediate cease".

Israeli air strike kills 11 civilians in Gaza

2012-11-19 07:39:42

An Israeli missile killed at least 11 Palestinian civilians including four children in Gaza on Sunday, medical officials said.

Senior al-Qaida leader killed in Algeria: report

2012-11-19 03:09:22

A senior leader of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) was among the three militants killed Friday by Algerian forces in the southern province of Bejaia.

Israeli army prepares to expand Gaza operations

2012-11-19 01:55:29

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel is ready to "significantly expand" its operation against militants in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip.

Israeli army prepared to widen Gaza operation

2012-11-18 21:42:01

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday morning said that Israeli Defense Forces is prepared to widen Operation Pillar of Defense if necessary.

Meeting on Syria opens in Tehran

2012-11-18 21:26:31

A meeting on Syria with the objective of peaceful settlement of conflicts opened in Iran's capital of Tehran on Sunday.

Fire partly destroys Dubai skyscraper

2012-11-18 19:47:57

A fire broke out early Sunday morning at the 34-level high Tamweel Tower in Dubai's Jumeirah Lake Towers District, destroying hundreds of apartments.

AL to send delegation to Gaza

2012-11-18 11:58:25

The Arab League (AL) decided Saturday to send a ministerial committee headed by Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi to the Gaza Strip.

Israel confirms killing Hamas commander

2012-11-18 11:09:50

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) confirmed Saturday that they have assassinated Osama Kadi, a Hamas commander in charge of the weapon- smuggling tunnels in Gaza.

45 Palestinians killed by Israel in Gaza

2012-11-18 11:02:21

Health ministry of the Hamas authority in the Gaza Strip said in a report Saturday night that Israel has killed 45 Palestinians and wounded some 500 others since Wednesday afternoon. Israel confirms killing Hamas commander AL to send delegation to Gaza

Egypt to probe transport minister over bus tragedy

2012-11-18 02:51:52

Egypt's Prosecutor General Abdel- Meguid Mahmoud ordered an investigation with the resigned transportation minister over a deadly collision between a train and a school bus.

Israel deploys new anti-missile battery near Tel Aviv

2012-11-17 21:14:16

The Israeli army deployed a fifth Iron Dome anti-missile battery near Tel Aviv on Saturday, after rocket barrages were launched at the city amid Operation Pillar of Defense.