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Netanyahu set to approve first West Bank settlement for 20 years

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected to sign off on Thursday on building the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank for two decades, even as he negotiates with Washington on a possible curb on settlement activity. Netanyahu was due to convene his security cabinet later in the day to approve… Read More »

Iraqi forces aim to secure Mosul bridge, link up to east bank

MOSUL, Iraq: U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Sunday, aiming to capture a bridge across the Tigris which would link the city’s government-held eastern bank with the ongoing offensive against remaining militants in the west. The bridge is the southernmost of five bridges spanning the Tigris. All were damaged in strikes by… Read More »

Bomb-laden car explodes near central bank in Yemen's Aden – sources

ADEN: A car laden with explosives blew up near the headquarters of Yemen’s central bank in the southern city of Aden on Saturday and five people were injured, local security sources said. Security guards fired at the car as it moved at high speed towards the bank’s building and it then blew up, they said.… Read More »