Palestinian rockets reach west Jerusalem on third day of Gaza fighting

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Palestinian militants fired rockets towards Jerusalem on Sunday, causing no casualties but signaling new scope and resolve as Israel pressed airstrikes in the Gaza Strip and admitted Jewish visitors to a disputed mosque. The Islamic Jihad faction said it was targeting Jerusalem in retaliation for Israel’s overnight killing of Khaled … Read more

Airstrikes and rocket fire push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fifteen killed, dozens injured – Palestinian Ministry of Health At least 200 rockets fired at Israel-military Israel killed the commander of Islamic Jihad in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Israeli planes struck in Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets deep into Israel on Saturday, a day after an Israeli operation against the Islamic … Read more

Accusations arise after dozens of Ukrainian POWs die in prison

Russia and Ukraine take responsibility for death of prisoners Death toll rises to 53, says separatist spokesman Lavrov says Russia will achieve all its goals in Ukraine Western arms supplies to Ukraine only prolong conflict, he says ODESA, Ukraine/KYIV, July 29 (Reuters) – Dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war appear to have been killed when … Read more