Pets enjoy some pampering in Palestinian clinic

NABLUS-Reuters A new animal clinic has opened in the occupied West Bank, part of a growing tendency among Palestinians to raise and pamper pets. Veterinarian Ahmed Al-Amad’s “Royal Care Vet Clinic”, in... Read more »

Tension rises in Israeli jails after punitive measures on Palestinian detainees

RAMALLAH Tension is growing in most Israeli jails following punitive measures announced by the Israeli authorities against Palestinian detainees, a Palestinian prisoners’ NGO said on Sept. 8.  Israel‘s new measures were announced... Read more »

Turkey cites increased momentum in restoring ties with Egypt, UAE

ANKARA Turkey has cited an increased momentum in normalization efforts in ties with two regional powers, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, on the day the second round of exploratory talks with... Read more »

Israel approves steps to ease Gaza Strip blockade

JERUSALEM-The Associated Press Israel on Sept. 2 approved a series of measures easing its blockade of the Gaza Strip, including opening the main commercial crossing with the Palestinian enclave to imports. The... Read more »

Japan finds another Moderna vial suspected to contain foreign substance

TOKYO/WASHINGTON Japan‘s Kanagawa prefecture said it has found another vial of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine suspected of containing a foreign substance and has put the rest of the lot on hold. In... Read more »

EU removes US from COVID safe list for non-essential travel

BRUSSELS-Agence France-Presse The European Union on Aug. 30 recommended that its member states reimpose travel restrictions on U.S. tourists over rising covid infections in the country. The European Council, which represents the... Read more »

Turkey ready to support Afghanistan's recovery: Erdoğan

ANKARA Turkey is ready to lend all kinds of support for Afghanistan’s unity but will follow a very cautious path, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, reiterating it will first wait to... Read more »

Turkey ready to lend any kind of support for Afghanistan unity: Erdoğan

ANKARA Turkey is ready to lend all kinds of support for Afghanistan’s unity but will follow a very cautious path, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, reiterating it will first wait to... Read more »

New Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza

GAZA CITY-Anadolu Agency Israeli airstrikes on Gaza were reported early on Aug. 29. Strikes hit a location used by Hamas’ armed wing, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades and a farm, according to an... Read more »

Israeli PM aims to push Biden away from Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON-The Associated Press Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is aiming to dissuade President Joe Biden from returning to the Iran nuclear deal when the two leaders meet at the White House on... Read more »