Sunday, 31st August 2014
International
  • Ukraine leader says Malaysia jet may have been shot down
    18th July 2014
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine may have been shot down. "We do not exclude that the plane was shot down and confirm that the ...
  • Malaysian passenger plane crashes in Ukraine near Russian border: Interfax
    17th July 2014
    A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday, the Interfax news agency cited an aviation industry source as saying. The Boeing plane was flying from Amsterdam to ...
  • Hamas agrees on five-hour humanitarian ceasefire
    17th July 2014
    The Islamic Hamas movement and Palestinian militant groups agreed late on Wednesday to a UN appeal of a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire with Israel on Thursday, a Hamas official told Xinhua. Hamas and other Palestinian ...
  • Israeli military action must be immediately stopped: Yudhoyono
    16th July 2014
    Israeli military attacks that have claimed civilian lives in Gaza Strip, Palestine, must immediately be put to an end, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said here on Wednesday. "Indonesia has underlined four principles to ...
  • Gaza suffers from water shortage and blackouts
    15th July 2014
    Aamer al-Khour, a 33-year-old Gaza resident, takes the risk and goes out of his house to buy water for his family as the Gaza Strip was suffering from a severe water shortage and blackouts since the beginning of the Israeli ...
  • Israel warplanes hit Syrian Golan, killing four: NGO
    15th July 2014
    Israeli warplanes struck three administrative and military targets in Syrias Golan at dawn on Tuesday, killing two security guards and two women, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. "Israeli planes flying over the ...
  • Israel resumes air strikes on Gaza: AFP
    15th July 2014
    Israel carried out at least four air strikes against Gaza on Tuesday afternoon, resuming raids after a truce that failed to get off the ground, AFP correspondents and eyewitnesses said. An AFP correspondent reported one air ...
  • Toll in Israel strikes on Gaza hits 186, topping 2012
    15th July 2014
    The death toll from Israels seven-day air campaign against Gaza rose to 186 on Monday (July 14), exceeding that of the last conflict in the besieged Palestinian territory, in 2012. Five Palestinians were killed in two ...
  • Abbas welcomes Egypt`s ceasefire initiative between Israel, Palestinian factions
    15th July 2014
    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas welcomed late on Monday (July 14) the Egyptian ceasefire initiative to end a bloody week of cross-border violence between Israel and the Palestinian factions. Abbas appreciated the ...
  • Arab League denounces Israeli `war crimes` in meeting on Gaza
    15th July 2014
    Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi accused Israel on Monday of war crimes, as Egypt asked Arab foreign ministers at a meeting in Cairo to support its initiative to end week-long fighting in Gaza. The Arab ministers in Cairo ...