Israeli looking for relatives’ graves finds that tombstones were removed and turned into wall surrounding Christian cemetery; city agrees to restore tombstones and rectify the injustice.
Iran has not yet decommissioned the Arak heavy water reactor, one of its obligations under the nuclear deal with world powers to win a reprieve from sanctions, but expects to do so in the coming days, according to its nuclear body.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian journalist Ayman al-Aloul frequently writes about the hardships of life in the Gaza Strip, and is one of the few voices willing to publicly criticize the rule of the Islamic Hamas movement.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s foreign minister called for an investigation Tuesday into allegations that Israeli forces have carried out extrajudicial killings in clashes with Palestinians.
Israel on Tuesday took delivery of its fifth German-built submarine, an advanced Dolphin-class vessel said to be capable of remaining submerged for up to a week. "They should know that Israel can strike very hard indeed at anyone who tries to harm it," he said. "Rahav will take an active part in defending the state of Israel and its territorial waters, operating deeper, further, and for longer from the very depths — with a watchful eye," President Reuven Rivlin said at the ceremony.
Gunmen shot dead two Iraqi journalists on Tuesday in Diyala, a province where Baghdad declared victory a year ago but which is still plagued by chronic violence. Iraq is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, especially those from the country, who are far more exposed to attacks than their foreign counterparts. The murders came as a suicide bomber killed four police and wounded a top intelligence officer elsewhere in the province, a day after other bombings claimed 20 lives.
Margot Wallstrom, who has frequently raised hackles in Israel, calls for investigation of Israeli actions during recent violence.