Somali Islamists: A potential ally?

There are some huge misunderstandings within the international community about the role that Islam and Somalia's Islamists should play in the governance of Somali society and the de-radicalisation efforts.

IOA deports foreign activist

RAMALLAH, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) raided the home of the Czech activist Eva Novakova and detained her at the pretext of illegal residence, the international solidarity movement reported on

IOF troops block planting olive trees, shoot at Palestinian driver

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Tuesday blocked Palestinian farmers and foreign solidarity activists from planting olive trees in Safa area to the north of Beit Ummar village, Al-Khalil

Israel’s ambassador to Turkey scolded for humiliating Celikkol

ISTANBUL, (PIC)-- The Turkish ministry of foreign affairs summoned Tuesday the Israeli ambassador to protest the reprimand meeting held yesterday by deputy foreign ministry Daniel Ayalon with the intention to

Bardawil denies Haneyya had asked to visit Egypt

GAZA, (PIC)-- Dr. Salah Al-Bardawil, one of Hamas's senior leaders, has said that PA premier Ismail Haneyya did not ask to visit Cairo,

Resheq: Mishaal confers with Kuwaiti Emir on Palestinian developments

Mishaal and the accompanying delegates explained to the Emir latest reconciliation efforts and obstacles impeding it along with Hamas's remarks on the Egyptian reconciliation document, and affirmed Hamas's keenness on

IOF troops bulldoze land in Gaza, detain Jerusalemites for planting olives

GAZA, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) advanced east of Shujaia suburb in Gaza city afternoon Tuesday and bulldozed Palestinian plantations, local sources said.

Israel phones families of prisoners to incite them to press Hamas

GAZA, (PIC)-- The Palestinian ministry of prisoners’ affairs said Tuesday that Israeli intelligence embarked lately on contacting families of long-serving detainees from the Gaza Strip to incite them to pressure

Hamas: The Egyptian soldier was not killed by Palestinian gunfire

GAZA, (PIC)-- Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said Tuesday that the Egyptian soldier who was shot dead during the recent events in Rafah area was not killed by Palestinian gunfire.

Haneyya calls on international community to bridle Israeli aggression on Gaza

GAZA, (PIC)-- Ismael Haneyya, the Palestinian prime minister has asserted Tuesday that his government was carefully following up the recent Israeli military escalation against the besieged Gaza Strip,