Egypt’s intelligence chief arrives in Gaza for cease-fire talks

GAZA CITY, Palestine Egypt’s intelligence chief Abbas Kamel arrived in the Gaza Strip on Monday for talks with Hamas leaders, a Palestinian official told Anadolu Agency. “Consolidating the Gaza cease-fire will figure high on Kamel’s talks in Gaza,” said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. The talks will also dwell on the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip following Israel’s recent military offensive and the exchange of prisoners between Hamas and Israel, the source said. In April 2016, Hamas…

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Israeli police run over child in Jerusalem for flying Palestinian flag

JERUSALEM A 12-year-old Palestinian child was run over by Israeli police in East Jerusalem’s Silwan neighborhood for placing the Palestinian flag on his bicycle while riding to a nearby grocery to buy bread. “I was on my bike to buy bread when three Israeli policemen chased me because I put the [Palestinian] flag on the bike,” Jawad al-Abbasi said in a report he provided to the Hadassah Hospital where he has been receiving treatment. The boy said he was nursing injuries on his head, neck, and leg. Jawad also told…

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Another case of brothers dying together due to Covid in Uttar Pradesh

MEERUT — Two brothers, born three years apart, die in a Meerut hospital, within hours of each other, due to Covid. The brothers, Raza Hussain Zaidi, 27, and Shuja Hussain Zaidi, 24, were inseparable. They went to the same school and later to the same college from where they graduated as engineers. Shuja tested positive for Covid and was admitted to a hospital where he was recovering. Raza, the eldest among the three siblings, also complained of fever on May 22. As his condition deteriorated, he was rushed to a…

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UAE opens Holocaust memorial days after Israeli airstrikes kill 67 children in Gaza

On this occasion, some exhibitions were required to be opened about children killed in Israeli airstrikes just like the one organised in Denmark New Delhi: Holocaust memorial exhibition, the first of its kind in the Middle East, has been opened at a museum in Dubai. This comes almost six months after UAE normalised its relations with Israel. The opening on Wednesday at the Crossroads of Civilizations Museum was attended by Israel’s ambassador to the UAE Eitan Naeh and Peter Fischer Germany’s Ambassador to the UAE. The museum’s founder Ahmed Obeid AlMansoori,…

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PDP leader Waheed Para charged for alleged Politico-terror nexus

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the court against PDP leader Waheed Para in a case of alleged nexus between politicians and terrorist groups. The chargesheet was filed under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in the designated court, the police said. Para was arrested by the CID wing of J&K police earlier this year. The police chargesheet against Para came on a day when the UN special rapporteur accused the Indian authorities of torturing Para for speaking to the UNSC ambassadors who…

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