World Bulletin / News Desk
Yusuf Rezka, a political adviser to the Prime Minister of the Palestinian government in Gaza Ismail Haniyeh, said on Tuesday that the atmosphere was appropriate to resume peace talks between Palestinian groups in Cairo.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), Rezka stressed that Hamas asked the Egyptian government to place pressure on Al Fatah to restart peace talks with them.
On the other hand, a high level official with the Al Fatah movement in Gaza, Yahya Ribah said that he was not informed whether Egypt sent an invitation to Al Fatah to restart peace talks.
"I do carry hope that peace talks between Palestinian groups would restart. The current atmosphere is very appropriate for resumption of talks," Ribah stated.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadi-Nejad offered Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas during the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Tehran last week to hold Al Fatah-Hamas talks in Tehran but the Palestinian groups rejected Iran's offer as they thought Egypt was the most appropriate country to host peace talks.
The bomb was reportedly targeting thousands of Muslims under the leadership of Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi, who were rounding off a Ramadan prayers in the square.
Kosovo is locked in a battle between political parties over who should form the next government following an election six weeks ago.
The delegation will discuss providing humanitarian assistance.
Berlin urges Israel to do everything to avoid civilian casualties, after the death of 7 German-Palestinians in an air strike in Gaza.
Taiwan media said a domestic flight had crashed, killing 47 people
ICRC that international law required warring parties to distinguish between military targets and civilian objects such as schools and to protect the wounded, former combatants and detainees.
Unidentified militants opened fire on MP Sada Ali's vehicle, leaving her dead.
With so many of their countrymen dead, the Dutch have been taking a leading role in the international effort to recover and identify the bodies and investigate the cause of the crash.
Protesters defied a ban on pro-Palestine rallies against the Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip, which has killed over 650 Palestinians, mainly civilians, since July 7.
Tawfiq Okasha said "The children of Israel completely control the media in Egypt."
"There is a framework... to end the violence, and that framework is the Egyptian initiative," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said at a joint news conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.
"The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) condemns the forced expulsion of the Christian brothers of Iraq from their homes, cities and provinces," the group said in a statement
Firefighters used foam spray to douse the flames at the fuel storage facility, bringing the blaze under control
Iraq's politicians have been deadlocked over forming a new government since an election in April
Ukraine's military operations spokesman said the two were downed near Savur Mogila in eastern Ukraine. No details were known about the pilots.