World Bulletin/News Desk
Thousands of Palestinians performed the first Friday's prayers of the holy month of Ramadan at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem amid tight security measures by Israeli forces.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), a Palestinian deputy Khalid Al-Huseini said that he could not visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque since 2006.
"Israeli authorities have banned our entries into the Al-Aqsa Mosque," Al-Huseini stressed.
The Al-Aqsa Mosque is one of the holiest and most sacred locations of the Muslims, was the destination of Prophet Muhammad in his journey and was the Muslims' first Qibla.
Central African Republic government says rejects ceasefire deal made in Kenya between two militia groups.
The report also accused Israel and the militant group Hamas of committing abuses during their conflict in Gaza last summer.
More than 70 people were heading out to sea near Kutubdia island, 415 km (260 miles) southeast of Dhaka, when their wooden boat sank.
French president urges two nations to start a new period of bilateral relations.
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel says Greek politics mustn't burden rest of EU.
"The delays caused by political infighting have affected progress" the U.N. special envoy to Somalia told.
The Health Ministry had not been granted the necessary budget for buying the medical needs of hospitals.
The latest of a series of minor bombings that hit the Suez Canal province over the past three days was a homemade bomb
'When you provoke Europe to commit hate crimes against Muslims, then you alienate all Muslims rather that the terrorists alone.'
"Israel will not accept any attacks on its territory" said Israel's U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor.
Earlier this month Boehner invited Netanyahu to speak to a joint session of the House and Senate and the speech is scheduled for March 3.
The attack in the disputed Shebaa Farms area killed two Israeli troops and wounded seven others
North Korea is under an array of international sanctions for repeated nuclear bomb and ballistic missile tests.