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Netanyahu warns Gaza civilians after Isr...

Netanyahu warns Gaza civilians after Israel destroys apartment tower

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Palestinian civilians on Sunday to leave immediately any site where militants are operating, one day after Israel took the Gaza war to a new level by flattening a 13-storey apartment tower.Israeli aircraft fired a non-explosive rocket at the building as a... read more »

Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palesti...

Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palestinians killed

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years. Gaza health officials said five people were killed in an Israeli strike on a... read more »

New Zealand becoming popular with Indian...

New Zealand becoming popular with Indian students

MUMBAI: New Zealand has emerged as a popular destination for Indian students, the country’s high commissioner to India has said. There was an increase of 83 percent in the number of student visas issued to Indians between January and July this year, compared to the same period last year,... read more »

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after ...

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

GAZA CITY: Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier. The fighting resumed Tuesday when Gaza militants fired rockets at... read more »

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Washington’s top diplomat flew into Tel Aviv on Wednesday, defying a US flight ban, to try to broker an end to violence in Gaza, which has killed hundreds and hobbled Israel’s... read more »

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ADEN: Al-Qaida has threatened to sever the hands of “corrupt” officials in the southeastern province of Hadramawt, where the jihadists have been trying to impose their strict... read more »

Clashes between rival militias in Libya kill 47

CAIRO: Clashes between rival Libyan militias fighting for control of the international airport in the capital, Tripoli, have killed 47 people over the past 24 hours, Libya’s health... read more »

Gaza toll reaches 316 as UN chief heads to region

GAZA CITY – Palestinian Territories: Israeli air strikes killed 20 people in Gaza on Saturday, taking the death toll to more than 300, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon headed to the region to... read more »

Israeli soldier, 11 Palestinians killed in Gaza ground offensive

JERUSALEM/GAZA: Israel announced on Friday that a soldier had been killed, its first fatality since a Gaza ground offensive was launched the previous evening, and another two soldiers were... read more »