Hours after Israel's security cabinet authorised harsh reprisals for a suicide attack on a pool hall and illegal gambling club that killed 15 Israelis, tanks and bulldozers moved a few hundred metres into the southern town of Rafah and flattened several Palestinian houses. But in Gaza City the Palestinian security chief, Abdel Razak Majaidah, said he did not expect an offensive as sweeping as that visited on the West Bank last month, when Israeli tanks occupied six Palestinian cities. … [Read more...] about Deal to end church siege as Israel lines up new strike
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The coronavirus, which originated in China, has spread to a growing number of countries and has now been reported in several Iranian cities.[nL4N2AL2U7] … [Read more...] about State TV reports Iranian mayor tests positive for coronavirus, official denies report
A:Passing back information, that's what my primary objective was, to collect as much information as possible - and that wasn't an easy task because you have to rely entirely on your memory. You can't write anything. Everything has to be stored in the mind, nowhere else… Whatever moral misgivings I had, I have my ex-comrades to thank for driving those moral misgivings away because the more I see what they were planning - for example, I was there basically when al-Qaeda was constructing their first workable chemical device and talking about this with such glee and such deep psychopathic satisfaction… - that is when you say to yourself, "Why do I have any moral misgivings about spying on you guys?" Whatever they are doing is justifying whatever you are doing. … [Read more...] about The spy who came in from al-Qaeda
So the idea that some of the group's key leaders were freely moving around in Islamabad - and even had a permanent home in the city, as has become apparent following the attack - could cause the country some embarrassment, a reminder of what it faced in 2011 when al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was killed by the Americans in a Pakistani city. … [Read more...] about Nasiruddin Haqqani: Who shot the militant at the bakery?
The couple may also face hefty charges on any funding they get from Prince Charles's Duchy of Cornwall estate and could have to pay rent at commercial levels for Frogmore Cottage, which underwent a taxpayer-funded £2.4 million refurbishment before the couple moved in. The couple currently receive annual funding, also of about £2.4 million, mostly from Charles. … [Read more...] about The Queen, 93, wears a hearing aid for the first time ahead of crisis talks over Harry and Meghan’s ‘abdication’ – but Peter Philips insists his grandmother is ‘alright’ after Wills revealed his sadness at split