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Israeli soldiers deserve Nobel Peace Prize

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The Nobel Peace Prize should be given to Israeli forces for their “unimaginable restraint” in their offensive against the blockaded Gaza Strip, says the Israeli envoy to the United States. Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer made the appalling remarks at a pro-Israeli event in Washington on Tuesday. The Israeli forces “should be given the Nobel Peace... 

Netanyahu benefits from shooting down of Malaysian plane

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An American political commentator believes that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu benefits from the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger plane because he can continue his atrocities in Gaza. In an interview with Press TV on Sunday, Veterans Today editor James Henry Fetzer also rejected Washington’s allegation that Moscow was behind the incident. “The... 

Israel drops white phosphorus bombs on Gazans

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Latest reports say Israeli aerial and ground forces are using white phosphorus bombs to pound several residential areas across the besieged Gaza Strip. The lethal bombs violate all international conventions and are considered as banned weapons in civilian areas. This comes as a Norwegian doctor in the besieged coastal enclave has recently criticized Israel... 

At least 87 Palestinians & 13 Israeli soldiers killed

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Scores of Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have been killed on Sunday as hostilities continue in the Gaza strip. Both sides earlier agreed to a brief ceasefire to allow medics to reach those wounded by Israeli shells. At least 87 Palestinians were killed on Sunday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry, as the Israeli Defense Forces shelled the Shejaia... 

Vatican requests study of 1500 year-old Bible found in Turkey

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The Vatican is deeply worried over a 1,500-year-old Bible found in Turkey. The Vatican is deeply concerned over a 1500-year-old Bible which was found in Turkey and rejects the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Vatican authorities have called on the Turkish government to allow its experts to examine the content of the book, which was discovered and kept secret in... 

Israeli warplanes strike Syrian Golan Heights killing 4

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Israeli warplanes have targeted three administrative and military centers in the Syrian Golan Heights region, killings at least four people and injuring several others. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a group based in the UK, says the attack which took place in southern Syria’s Quneitra Province left at least four people dead, including... 

Israel Launches Gaza Ground Operation, Raid Alleged Rocket Compound

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Israeli ground troops have entered northern Gaza to take out a number of missile launch sites. After conducting countless sorties and bombing raids aimed at Hamas operatives in Gaza during the fifth day of Operation Protective Edge, but resulting in well over a hundred innocent civilian deaths in the past week, Israel, realizing it is not generating any brownie... 

Thousands flee Gaza, Palestinian death toll surpasses 160

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Thousands have fled northern Gaza after Israel warned residents to leave the area to avoid airstrikes. At least 167 people, mostly civilians, have already died as a result of Operation Protective Edge, which entered its sixth day on Sunday. Israel dropped leaflets in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya, located near the border with Israel, urging residents... 

US closes embassy in Israel for security reasons

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The US embassy in Tel Aviv The United Sates has announced the temporary closure of its embassy in Tel Aviv due to the deteriorating security situation in Israel. “Due to the current security situation in Tel Aviv, the US Embassy in Tel Aviv is closed on Wednesday, July 9, for routine services for both visas and services for U.S. citizens. Emergency cases will... 

Israel Warns 100,000 Gaza Residents to Move Back From Border

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Israeli ministers have repeatedly hinted at a ground invasion over the past three days of airstrikes on Gaza. About 100,000 Gaza residents living in cities near the border with Israel were reportedly told Thursday to leave their homes ahead of anticipated military action by the Israeli army, according to Israeli media reports. Israeli ministers have repeatedly... 

Gaza rockets strike near Israel’s nuclear reactor

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The Israeli military has confirmed that two Palestinian rockets have struck the city of Dimona where Israel has a nuclear reactor. Palestinian resistance groups in the besieged Gaza Strip fired the rockets in retaliation for Israeli attacks on the coastal enclave on Wednesday. Tel Aviv said earlier that more than 70 rockets had been fired into Israel’s illegal... 

Israel hits 200 Gaza sites, 53 dead 450 injured

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At least eight children have been killed in the last 24 hours as Operation Protective Edge launched by Israeli forces entered its second day. The IDF claims it has hit at least 200 targets in Gaza since Tuesday. By Wednesday evening, Israel’s offensive had killed at least 53 people and injured over 450, while also striking scores of targets, Ma’an news... 

ISIS jihadists demolish mosques, shrines in northern Iraq

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Islamic militant sect, ISIS, which has been rampaging across the north and west of Iraq since last month, has been demolishing sacred sites such as shrines and mosques around the historic northern city of Mosul in Nineveh province. Photographs from the area posted online under the banner “Demolishing shrines and idols in the state of Nineveh” depicted mosques... 

Iran, Russia to join forces against terror in Iraq

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Iran and Russia have agreed to jointly help Iraq combat terrorism, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says. “Tehran and Moscow firmly support Iraq in its fight against terrorism and will strongly stand by the Iraqi nation and government to protect Iraq’s unity, independence and territorial integrity,”... 

Britain’s secret plan for 100,000 Syria invasion force

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Britain was considering the option of training a massive, 100,000-strong army in Turkey and Jordan to defeat President Bashar Assad, according to a plan drawn up by a leading British general. The invasion was later scrapped as too risky. The strategy, revealed by BBC Newsnight, involved Britain training a 100,000-strong rebel army in Jordan and Turkey over... 
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