Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

JENIN, West Bank, May 11 (Reuters) – An Al Jazeera reporter was shot dead during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, with Palestinians and the news…

Palestine calls Israel to order regarding Zionist settlers

By Justin Mahlahla The Embassy of the State of Palestine to Zimbabwe has accused Israel of fanning war in Palestine by permitting extremist Zionist settlers to try and change the…

Palestine congratulates Zim on 42nd independence anniversary

By Josephine Mugiyo Diplomatic Correspondent PALESTINIAN ambassador to Zimbabwe, His Excellency Tamir Almassri has commended the Second Republic for pursuing economic growth despite the illegal sanctions imposed on the country.…

Israeli archaeologists find treasures in ancient shipwrecks

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israel Antiquities Authority announced Wednesday the discovery of remnants of two shipwrecks off the Mediterranean coast, replete with a sunken trove of hundreds Roman and medieval…

Taliban seizes seventh Afghan provincial capital in five days

The Taliban has captured the provincial capital of Farah in southwest Afghanistan, the seventh provincial capital the group has seized since Friday. “This afternoon the Taliban entered the city of…

Warning of ‘potential hijack’ of ship under way off UAE coast

British officials have warned of a “potential hijack” of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. In a statement, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) advised…

Iraq hospital fire: Protests as Covid ward blaze kills at least 92

At least 92 people have died after a fire in a Covid isolation ward at a hospital in the Iraqi city of Nasiriya. Much of Iraq’s healthcare system is in…

Iran elections: Hardline candidate takes an unassailable lead

Iran’s hardline candidate Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative head of the judiciary, has taken an unassailable lead in the presidential election after 90 percent of the votes were counted, the interior…

Covid-19: Palestinians cancel vaccine swap deal with Israel

The Palestinian Authority has cancelled a deal under which Israel was to give it at least one million Covid -19 vaccines. The authority said the Pfizer jabs were too close…

35 killed in Gaza, 5 in Israel, as violence escalates

Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Wednesday, with at least 35 killed in Gaza and five in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges for years. Israel carried out…