The United Nations suggested Sunday that the Israeli-Palestinian was escalating into a broader Middle East conflict after Palestinian medics said Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings killing at least 42 people.
Israel’s military has denied allegations that it deliberately targets media offices and accused the militant group Hamas of using journalists as human shields.
Gaza City shook from north to south early Monday as Israeli fighter jets attacked several locations.
A jailed church elder has urged China’s Christians to continue worship services despite revelations that authorities force believers to renounce their faith in brainwash facilities.
Islamic hardliners are threatening the family of a mentally disabled Christian man in Pakistan who was forced to “convert” to Islam, Christians say.
German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) says one of its freelance journalists has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in Belarus. The punishment came shortly after a senior military officer was jailed for leaking documents to the press about a government crackdown on protesters.
Israel came under heavy criticism on Saturday for striking a 12-story tower in Gaza housing the offices of foreign media affiliates such as the Associated Press, Al Jazeera and other news outlets. The United States government, AP and Al Jazeera each publicly expressed their concerns with the operation moments after the strike.
Rocket sirens continued to blare throughout the night in Ashkelon and Beersheba, with two separate barrages being aimed at each city, as Gaza terror groups continue their assault on Israel late into the night.
Cyclone season is off to a roaring start in the Indian Ocean, as rapidly intensifying Tauktae marks the region’s first named storm of the year.
A Texas bill that would ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected is heading to the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott, who has vowed to sign the measure.