Day: August 14, 2020

Israel hits Gaza militant sites after incendiary balloons

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli aircraft and tanks hit several militant sites in the Gaza Strip late Friday, responding to explosive-laden incendiary balloons launched across the frontier into Israeli territory. Palestinian medics said a woman and a 3-year-old girl were slightly injured by shrapnel during airstrikes in the northern and central Gaza Strip. ADVERTISEMENT […]

UN voting on indefinite extension of arms embargo on Iran

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council was finishing voting Friday on a U.S.-sponsored resolution to indefinitely extend the arms embargo on Iran, with veto-wielding Russia and China strongly opposed to it and likely abstentions from America’s European allies. The United States called for the vote on Thursday evening and the results will be announced […]

11 Bulacan cops in fake drug bust relieved

Philippine National Police chief Police Gen. Archie Gamboa has relieved the 11 Bulacan policemen involved in the killing of six people in a “fabricated” anti-drug operation in February. “I will not tolerate any wrongdoing in the service. Those accused must be made to answer for their criminal acts,” Gamboa said on Friday. ADVERTISEMENT Murder with […]

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