Israel hits more Hamas targets after cross-border raid

  • An Israeli tank fired at a Hamas position after Gazans broke through the border fence and torched an unmanned military position
  • A total of at least 118 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since then, according to authorities in Gaza, which is run by the Islamist movement Hamas
By AFP ·

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Iraq’s Al-Fattah leaders deep in coalition talks with Muqtada Al-Sadr

  • Negotiations between the leading Iraqi political forces to form the biggest parliamentary bloc started immediately after the official results were announced late on Friday.
  • The backing of Al-Fattah leaders is essential to nominate the next prime minister and form a strong and stable government.


Pyongyang allows South Korean journalists to cover nuclear test site closure

  • The dismantling of the North’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site, where all of its six nuclear bomb test explosions occurred, is expected to happen Thursday or Friday depending on weather
  • If North Korea decides to conduct more nuclear tests, it could build a new site or dismantle the existing tunnels at Mount Mantap in a reversible manner
By AP ·


Iran will not seek permission from any power to develop weapons: IRNA

  • The chief of staff of Iran’s armed forces dismissed US demands for Tehran to curb its influence in the region
By Reuters ·