Monday, 17 January 2022

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Israeli strikes destroy Gaza building with offices of AP, Al Jazeera

Smoke rises after Israeli forces destroyed a building in Gaza City where Al-Jazeera, Associated Press had their offices, on May 15, 2021. ( Mustafa Hassona – Anadolu Agency ) GAZA CITY, Israeli warplanes on Saturday destroyed a building in Gaza City with offices of various media groups, including Al Jazeera ...

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Israel launches fresh attacks on Gaza, death toll rises to 139

Reuters Photo Israeli warplanes and artillery units continued pounding attacks on Gaza on Saturday. Israeli warplanes bombed the northern and southern parts of Gaza, targeting Palestinian resistance groups and a house in the north. In the south, a house that had already suffered bomb attacks was targeted a second time ...

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‘Eid Mubarak’ British prime minister wish Muslims

Getty Image BIRMINGHAM – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wished Muslims in the United Kingdom and of the world via a tweet today “Muslims make an extraordinary contribution to this country”. He added, “…While this year’s celebrations are not as we would want, if we all do our bit and ...

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Israel threatens Gaza ground invasion despite truce efforts

AP Photo GAZA – Israel on Thursday said it was massing troops along the Gaza frontier and calling up 9,000 reservists ahead of a possible ground invasion of the Hamas-ruled territory, as the two bitter enemies plunged closer to all-out war. Egyptian mediators rushed to Israel for cease-fire efforts but ...

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At least 8 killed in Russian school shooting

Relatives of students of school No 175 where two attackers opened fire; at least one teacher and eight students are reported dead. Yegor Aleyev/TASS (Photo by Yegor Aleyev\TASS via Getty Images) MOSCOW – At least seven school children and one teacher were killed and many more wounded after a lone ...

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Sadiq Khan: London’s feisty mayor wins second term

London Mayor Sadiq Khan (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images) LONDON (AFP) – London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who won re-election, has risen from humble roots to spar with prime ministers and presidents since taking charge of the British capital five years ago. The 50-year-old politician from the main opposition ...

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‘No doubt’ US has undercounted Covid deaths: Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Credit: AFP Photo WASHINGTON – The United States, which has reported the world’s worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has “no doubt” been undercounting fatal cases, top pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said. The country has officially lost over 581,000 people to the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus ...

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