Palestinian attacker killed after stabbing assault

Palestinian attacker killed after stabbing assault

The following morning, an Israeli soldier was stabbed by a Palestinian terrorist, who was shot in the head by other soldiers. Since then, at least 218 Palestinians have died in attacks in the West Bans, East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. An eyewitness said that Tarayra was on his way to Al Khalil city, and stepped out of a auto he was riding after the soldiers stopped dozens of Palestinian cars, and walked towards the soldiers in an attempt to cross on foot, but one of them opened fire ...

Iraqi forces launch push to take town near Mosul from IS

General Assembly meetings. Shirqat a stepping stone in campaign to recapture jihadist stronghold of Mosul . The regular and volunteer forces had already surrounded the town, where tens of thousands of civilians are believed to have been trapped by Daesh .

Australian forced off French beach over burkini ban

Australian forced off French beach over burkini ban

Lawyers for two human rights groups challenged the legality of the ban to the top court, saying the orders infringed basic freedoms and that mayors had overstepped their powers by telling women what to wear on beaches, the Associated Press reported.

MoD admits role in strike that hit Syrian forces

Kerry expressed frustration with the touch-and-go cease-fire. The Syrian military statement placed the blame squarely on the rebel groups. Turnbull said it remains to be seen whether the incident would jeopardise the Syrian ceasefire. He said USA and Russian officials were meeting in Geneva to try to sort out aid deliveries to Aleppo and other besieged communities. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 29 children and teenagers were among those killed, as well as 17 ...

Japan trying to confuse situation in South China Sea: China

Japan was attempting to throw the situation in the region into confusion, the Chinese spokesman added, noting the island nation had "even resorted to deception in attempts to impose its own views" on the issue on other countries. While the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have contesting claims on these waters, Japan does not. In July, the global court of arbitration in the Hague ruled that China's "historic" claims to most of the South China Sea were invalid.

Obama, Iraqi leader to strategize on fight to reclaim Mosul

Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian told reporters Tuesday at the Pentagon. Iraq hopes to launch an operation to retake Mosul this year, which United Nations and US officials say could displace another 1 million people. In preparation, Iraq's military has been amassing troops and retaking a string of towns in the vicinity of Mosul. Washington considers the Iraqi government's handling of the displacement as a major test of reconciliation in Iraq, given the blend of sectarian groups with an interest in ...