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.
Canadian media, citing police, identified the driver as Martin Couture-Rouleau, a resident of the town of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, near Montreal.
The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime reported that Afghan farmers grew an "unprecedented" 209,000 hectares of opium poppy in 2013, surpassing the previous high of 193,000 hectares
Funahashi's "Nuclear Nation" films follow the residents of Futaba, who were evacuated after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami triggered meltdowns at the nearby Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex
The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter, who was convicted of culpable homicide last month for shooting Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013, was escorted by armed police into court
Turkey accuses the PYD of being an off-shoot of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, which has waged a three-decade long bloody insurgency in Turkey.
Colombia’s two guerrilla groups have met to coordinate concurrent peace dialogues.
Afghan army officers targeted in Kabul for the 6th time since formation of new the government on September 29
Kenya marked the Mashujaa Day which celebrates Kenyan heroes in all fields, including freedom fighters
Israeli forces routinely conduct detention campaigns against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank
Ban Ki-moon reiterated his call for establishing an inquiry into the Israeli shelling of U.N. schools in the Gaza Strip.
Eyewitnesses said that clashes re-erupted between Tuaregs and Al-Tabu tribesmen in the town while electricity and telecommunication services disrupted.
"The Turkish frigate entered the Exclusive Economic Zone of Cyprus," the statement said. "This constitutes a violation of the international law of the sea.
Panel member Cornelis Flinterman, recalling that it had called on Israel in 2010 to halt construction of settlements, said that it had information that the number of settlements had doubled since.
Ibrahim Mehleb left open the possibility of military action if Cairo's Gulf Arab allies are threatened
Amos said any secure zone would require a force on the ground ensuring the protection of civilians, and ideally this should be done with the backing of a U.N. resolution
The Al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowments and Heritage, a Palestinian NGO, has said that the Knesset was planning to discuss a draft law next month aimed at partitioning the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound