Slain toddler’s parents, brother fighting for lives

Slain toddler’s parents, brother fighting for lives

Jalazon refugee camp: The parents and brother of a Palestinian toddler burned to death by suspected Jewish extremists were fighting for their lives Saturday, as demonstrators held a second day of protests over the arson attack. The firebombing of the family’s home in the occupied West Bank that killed 18-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha sparked an […]

Saudi Arabia keeps oil output at record pace

Saudi Arabia keeps oil output at record pace

JEDDAH: OPEC oil output reached the highest monthly level in recent history in July, a Reuters survey found on Friday, as Saudi Arabia and other key members show no sign of wavering in their focus on defending market share instead of prices. The latest boost from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries adds to […]

Palestinian official: Israel closes gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian official: Israel closes gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli police on Friday closed the gates of occupied East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound following the brutal killing of a Palestinian baby in a village near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, a Palestinian official said. “Israeli police stepped up security measures around the flashpoint mosque, deploying hundreds of troops in surrounding areas […]

52 arrested across Egypt during anti-government protests

52 arrested across Egypt during anti-government protests

Dozens of supporters of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood movement and Anti-Coup Alliance have been arrested during fresh anti-government protest rallies across the country, Press TV reports. The demonstrations took place on Friday and covered several provinces across the North African country, including the capital city, Cairo. During the rallies, protesters chanted slogans against Egypt’s military-backed government. According […]

Saudi Arabia presents curtain of Holy Kaaba to UN

Saudi Arabia presents curtain of Holy Kaaba to UN

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia handed the ‘Kiswa’- the cloth that cover the kaaba at the headquarters of the United Nations. The UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon welcomed with pleasure the reinstallation of the curtain of the door of Holy Kaaba. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN Abdullah Al- Muallami and […]

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in house raid

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in house raid

Israeli forces have broken into a house and killed a 52-year-old Palestinian man in a village north of Hebron in the occupied West Bank. Falah Abu Maria was shot in the chest two times from a relatively close range, according to medical sources, on Thursday in Beit Ummar village while he was trying to help […]