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  • Israel hits Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack: Israeli army

    JERUSALEM: Israel's military said its aircraft struck Hamas facilities in the Gaza Strip early Thursday after Palestinians fired a rocket from the territory into southern Israel overnight...

    "Overnight, a rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip, targeting civilians in southern Israel," a military statement said, adding that the rocket fell on open ground near the city of Ashkelon and no injuries were reported...

  • Israel plans to build 15,000 more settlement homes in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM: Israel intends to build 15,000 new settlement homes in East Jerusalem, the Housing Ministry said on Friday despite US President Donald Trump’s request to “hold back” on settlements as part of a possible new push for Israeli-Palestinian peace...

    A formal announcement of the settlement plan, quickly condemned by the chief Palestinian negotiator, could come around the time Trump is scheduled to visit Israel next month...

  • Israel advances settlement plans despite Trump plea

    JERUSALEM: Israel has advanced plans for more than 3,000 homes in West Bank settlements this week, despite US President Donald Trump’s call to hold back on such projects as he seeks ways to restart peace efforts...

    They are the first new settlement announcements since Trump’s visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories last month, when he tried to encourage both sides back to the negotiating table...

  • Israel plans to shut down Al Jazeera operations

    JERUSALEM: Israel plans to revoke the media credentials of Al Jazeera TV journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station’s broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Sunday...

    Kara said the measures were intended to bolster Israel’s security and “to bring a situation that channels based in Israel will report objectively”...

  • Israel revives settlement plans after Trump win

    JERUSALEM: Israel revived plans on Wednesday to build 500 new homes for Jewish settlers in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, an ominous sign for Palestinians wary of a Donald Trump presidency, an NGO said...

    The Jerusalem municipality downplayed the significance of the new housing units, saying the plans were “not new and were approved years ago”...

  • Israel plans 2,500 settler homes in post-Trump expansion

    JERUSALEM: Israel has approved 2,500 settler homes in the occupied West Bank, officials said on Tuesday, marking a major settlement expansion following the election of US President Donald Trump...

    The Israeli defence ministry announced the plans in a statement, saying most of the homes would be located within large settlement blocks in the West Bank...

  • Israel advances plans for 1,300 West Bank settler homes

    JERUSALEM: Israeli authorities advanced plans on Tuesday for 1,292 settler homes in a new push by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank, an NGO said...

    The approvals came after government officials pledged a major boost in settlement home approvals this year, with US President Donald Trump so far much less critical of such plans than his predecessor Barack Obama...

  • Israel plans to force out thousands of African migrants

    JERUSALEM: Israel plans to force tens of thousands of African migrants to leave over the next three months by threatening to arrest those who stay, Prime Minister Benjamin Netan­yahu said on Wednesday...

    Under the plan, some 38,000 migrants who entered Israel illegally, mainly Eritr­e­­ans and Sudanese, will have until the end of March to lea­ve...

  • Army chief condemns Taliban attack on Afghan army base

    Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday strongly condemned the attack on a Afghan army base in Mazar-i-Sharif, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The army chief "grieved on the loss of innocent lives and expresses solidarity with Afghan security forces and brotherly resilient Afghan nation", added the statement...

  • Israel intercepts second Gaza-bound activist boat: army

    “The ship was monitored and was intercepted in accordance with international law,” the army said in a statement, before the vessel, named Freedom for Gaza and carrying 12 people, was taken to the Israeli port of Ashdod...

    Israel has fought three wars with Palestinian militants in Gaza since 2008 and says the blockade is necessary to keep them from obtaining weapons or materials that could be used for military purposes...

  • Banned outfit plans pro-army rallies

    A rally, ‘Long live Pak Army’ will be held in Karachi on Friday...

    The ASWJ said the party was with the army and the Rangers against terrorism and lauded the role of the army and the security establishment ‘who are busy in eradicating terrorism from the country...

  • Five more injured along LoC as Army issues stern warning to India over July 16 attack

    The shelling, which began at about 7am in the Nakyal sector of southern Kotli district, coincided with a weekly hotline contact between the Directors General of Military Operations (DGMOs) of Pakistan and India in the wake of Sunday’s mortar attack on an army vehicle in Neelum valley...

    Officials said there was no let up in Indian aggression along the LoC in Nakyal sector after yesterday's attack...

  • 17 soldiers killed as suspected militants attack army base in India-held Kashmir

    SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI: Heavily-armed suspected militants killed 17 Indian soldiers in a pre-dawn raid Sunday on an army base in India-held Kashmir (IHK), the worst such attack for years in the disputed Himalayan region...

    The 'militants' first attacked a frontline base close to the Line of Control (LoC) before moving onto the brigade headquarters at Uri, army spokesman Colonel S...

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