World Bulletin / News Desk
The Islamic Jihad movement celebrated on Thursday the 25th anniversary of the movement's founding where thousands of Islamic Jihad supporters and Palestinian factions' leaders gathered in al-Kateba square in Gaza City to join the movement's celebration.
The participants raised flags of the Islamic Jihad movement while the Quds Brigades, the military wing of the movement, put on a military show, reported on the Palestinian Information Center.
The Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine Ramadan Shallah confirmed during his speech that the Palestinian issue is passing through a very sensitive period.
He stressed his refusal to renounce resistance or to escape to the so-called peaceful popular resistance, noting that his movement does not accept an open truce for free because it poses a threat to resistance.
We will continue our way until liberation, whatever the cost, Khalil al-Hayya, a member of Hamas political bureau, sated, adding that no truce with the occupation until the liberation of the Palestinian land.
Time has come for the Palestinian forces to launch the biggest leadership workshop to agree on a national project under the banner of all Palestine to Palestinians, and it was time to liberate the land and holy places, he added during the festival, as a representative of the National and Islamic Forces.
Last week, Shaimaa's 23-year-old mother arrived dead to central Gaza Strip's Deir al-Balah hospital when doctors found out that her unborn girl had still been alive inside her womb.
When the war turn into barbarism. When hospitals, disability centres , schools are not safe it is not a humanitarian crisis.
Violence in China’s far-western Xinjiang province continues as its Muslim Uighur population face religious and cultural restrictions.
Separately, U.S. lawmakers were working in Congress to provide millions of dollars in additional funding for Israel's "Iron Dome" missile shield.
The Ukranian parliament has rejected the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Twenty eight migrants, mostly Bangladeshi, were wounded when foremen at a strawberry farm opened fire on about 200 immigrant workers who were protesting for back pay in the southwestern town of Manolada in April last year.
Corey Robin, a Jewish professor of political science at Brooklyn College and a longtime critic of Israel, was also arrested at the protest.
The government increased fuel prices after spending about $3 billion on energy subsidies last year, nearly a third of state revenue.
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine intend to take part in talks with Moscow, Kiev and the OSCE security and rights organisation in Belarus.
“We brought dolls to refer to the children of Gaza,” Neta Golan, a spokesperson for the group, told Anadolu Agency outside the court.
France, the Philippines and the U.S. also decided to pull out staff this week.
The United Nations relief agency’s Commissioner General Pierre Krahenbuhl condemned the killing children in their sleep.
In the absence of a deal, Israel has ordered its ground forces to focus on locating and destroying a warren of tunnels.
To get aid into Gaza, Iran has to fly it to Egypt and then take it across the Rafah border crossing. The only other option would be to go through Israel, unthinkable for Iran.
A joint rescue team is searching for those missing after a fishing vessel capsized with 48 on board in North Sumatra.
It is likely that the losses sustained by Morganti Development LLC, which owns a stake in the Gaza power plant, will be paid for by U.S. taxpayers, who ironically also help fund the Israeli army.