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  • Iron Dome batteries deployed in central, south Israel

    Date: 2018-07-15 20:02:30 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:95 - ID:7490025

    GAZA CITY, July 15 (MENA) - The Israel army deployed extra Iron Dome anti-missile batteries across the southern and central regions in Israel Sunday evening, amid escalating tensions that have beset the Gaza border throughout the weekend, Yedioth ....

  • Palestinian Foreign Ministry hits out at Israeli escalation in Gaza

    Date: 2018-07-15 16:06:25 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:70 - ID:7489612

    RAMALLAH, July 15 (MENA) - The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has condemned with the strongest words the recent Israeli escalation in the Gaza Strip which resulted in the death of a number of unarmed Palestinians. A statement issued by the Foreign ....

  • Dozens of settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2018-07-15 12:08:23 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:47 - ID:7489308

    RAMALLAH, July 15 (MENA) - Dozens of settlers stormed on Sunday Al Aqsa Mosque from Maghrabi Gate under heavy protection from Israeli forces, said the Islamic Awqaf department in Al Quds (occupied east Jerusalem). Eyewitnesses said that the over ....

  • Israeli warplanes injure 2 Palestinians in Gaza

    Date: 2018-07-15 12:03:25 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:46 - ID:7489344

    GAZA CITY, July 15 (MENA) - Two Palestinians were injured on Sunday after Israeli warplanes shelled an area in the northern besieged Gaza Strip, Ma'an news agency reported. Local witnesses said that Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes in the ....

  • UN coordinator urges step back to avoid escalation in Gaza

    Date: 2018-07-15 12:02:16 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:45 - ID:7489311

    GAZA CITY, July 15 (MENA) - Nickolay Mladenov, the United Nations UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, called on all parties to take a step back to avoid escalation in Gaza. At a press conference in Gaza on Sunday, he said Gaza was on the ....

  • Israeli court okays release of suspected accomplice in Duma firebombing

    Date: 2018-07-15 10:25:37 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:27 - ID:7489060

    RAMALLAH, July 15 (MENA) - The Israeli Supreme Court on Sunday rejected the state’s appeal against releasing the alleged accomplice in the 2015 Duma terror attack to house arrest. The suspect, now 19 but being tried as a minor, is accused of ....

  • Israeli forces injure nine Palestinians, arrest seven near Ramallah

    Date: 2018-07-15 09:30:15 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:20 - ID:7488944

    RAMALLAH, July 15 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces on Sunday injured nine Palestinians and arrested seven others after raiding al-Jalazoun refugee camp, near Ramallah city in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. The Israeli ....

  • Syrian forces capture Masharah town in Quneitra governorate

    Date: 2018-07-15 09:24:14 GMT - Syria - Middle East - SN:19 - ID:7488947

    DAMASCUS, July 15 (MENA) - Syrian forces managed to take control of Masharah town in Quneitra governorate, which is adjacent to the occupied Golan Height, Syrian sources said on Sunday. The government forces advanced towards the town after ....

  • UN peace coordinator arrives in Gaza

    Date: 2018-07-15 08:14:35 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:11 - ID:7488924

    GAZA CITY, July 15 (MENA) - United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov arrived early Sunday to the Gaza Strip via Beit Hanon crossing. No further details are available about the visit. Mladenov will ....

  • Israel renews bombing of Gaza

    Date: 2018-07-15 06:22:28 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:2 - ID:7488818

    GAZA CITY, July 15 (MENA) - Israeli warplanes renewed airstrikes over Gaza Strip on Sunday after rockets were fired from the enclave targeting Israel. Two Palestinians were wounded when a rocket targeted a group of Palestinians in eastern Toufah ....

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