Israel rejects US call for overhaul of IDF rules of engagement in West Bank

Israel rejected on Wednesday US calls on him to review Israel Defense Forces rules of engagement in West Bank as part of accountability measures for killing of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Driving the news: State Department deputy spokesman Vedant Patel said Tuesday that the Biden administration would continue to pressure Israel “to closely … Read more

Healey could go down in history as the first openly gay governor of the Mass

BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Maura Healey won the Democratic primary for governor in Massachusetts on Tuesday, bringing her one step closer to becoming the first openly gay candidate and the first woman elected to the state’s highest political office – eight years after being elected the nation. first openly gay attorney general. Healey, whose … Read more

Israeli army: “high probability” soldier killed journalist

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Monday announced the long-awaited results of its investigation into the shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, saying there was a “high probability” that a Israeli soldier mistakenly killed her during a raid in Jerusalem. the occupied West Bank last May. This is the closest Israel … Read more

Israeli army: “high probability” soldier killed journalist

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military on Monday announced the long-awaited results of its investigation into the shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, saying there was a “high probability” that an Israeli soldier had it. mistakenly killed during a raid in the occupied West Bank last May. This is the closest Israel has … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh: IDF admits journalist was likely killed by Israeli gunfire

“[I]It seems impossible to unequivocally determine the source of the shots that hit and killed Ms. Abu Akleh. However, there is a good chance that Ms. Abu Akleh was accidentally hit by IDF fire at suspects identified as Palestinian gunmen during an exchange of fire,” the IDF said in a statement. But the IDF has … Read more

Israeli army: “high probability” soldier killed journalist

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Monday announced the long-awaited results of its investigation into the shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, saying there was a “high probability” that a Israeli soldier mistakenly killed her during a raid in Jerusalem. the occupied West Bank last May. This is the closest Israel … Read more

Gorbachev mourned as a rare but still bitter world leader

BERLIN (AP) — Mikhail Gorbachevthe last leader of the Soviet Union and for many the man who restored democracy to the then communist-ruled nations of Europe, was hailed on Wednesday as a rare leader who changed the world and for a time brought hope for peace among the superpowers. But the man who died on … Read more

Supporters of al-Sadr in Iraq leave the green zone after the violence | New

Iraqi supporters of powerful Shiite leader Moqtada Sadr have withdrawn from Baghdad’s high-security Green Zone after deadly violence rocked the Iraqi capital overnight. Tuesday’s decision came shortly after al-Sadr called on his supporters to retreat and demanded an end to fighting between rival Shia forces and the army that left 30 people dead and hundreds … Read more

Iraq. Powerful cleric asks his followers to stand down after day of violence in Baghdad

His supporters then stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone of the capital and the Republican Palace, where the cabinet meets. Protesters were seen swimming in the palace pool and waving Iraqi flags, while others clashed with Iraqi security forces in what turned out to be one of the Baghdad’s deadliest violence in years. On Tuesday, … Read more

Ukraine claims early success in counteroffensive as Zelensky vows to ‘chase’ Russians to border

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — As Ukraine intensifies its offensive to retake Russian-occupied territory in the south of the country, its forces recaptured four villages and broke through Russian defenses at several points of the front line in the Kherson regionaccording to Ukrainian officials. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also issued a warning to Russian forces during … Read more