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  • Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive holy site

    Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday and said they would no longer be used after the new security measures set off deadly violence.

  • 2 killed in shooting at Israeli embassy in Jordan

    Two Jordanians are killed and an Israeli is wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan’s capital, the kingdom’s Public Security Directorate said.

  • ‘This is normal for Palestine’

    Though Jerusalem is about nine kilometers from Bethlehem, the Bangladesh U-23 football team players have apparently been spending anxious hours due to the unrest over new Israeli security measures at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound which left three Palestinians dead over the last week.

  • Celtic fans raise funds for Palestine

    Two Palestinian charities have picked up an unexpected financial windfall with £45000 (52000 euros, $59000) raised by supporters of Scottish Champions Celtic.

  • Rio Olympics: Egyptian judoka sent home over handshake refusal

    Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby has been sent home from the Rio Olympics after refusing to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson following the end of their bout.

  • Aslam named some masterminds: Cops

    BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury has spilled names of the masterminds who sent him up for meeting an Israeli politician and divulged some other crucial information, police say.

  • 4 killed in shooting at Tel Aviv nightspot

    Two Palestinians opened fire at a popular Tel Aviv nightspot near Israel's military headquarters on Wednesday, killing four people in one of the worst attacks in a months-long wave of violence.

  • BNP leader Aslam on 7-day remand in sedition case

    A Dhaka court places BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury on a seven-day remand in a sedition case filed allegedly for hatching a conspiracy with Israel's Likud Party and its intelligence agency Mossad to oust the government.

  • 30-day remand sought for Aslam in sedition, 2 other cases

    Law enforcers seek a 30-day remand for interrogating BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury in three separate cases including a sedition one. The sedition case has been filed allegedly for hatching a conspiracy with Israel's Likud Party and its intelligence agency Mossad to oust the government.

  • Sajeeb Wazed Joy

    Joy denies meeting Israeli politician

    Sajeeb Wazed Joy, ICT affairs adviser to the prime minister, denies holding meeting with Israel's Likud Party leader Mendi N Safadi in Washington DC of USA as BBC Bangla reported earlier.

  • BNP’s Aslam charged with treason

    Police files a sedition case against BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury for allegedly fraternising with Israel to overthrow the government.

  • BNP-Jamaat out to oust govt: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has alleged that the BNP-Jamaat nexus has joined hands with Israel to oust her government as the two parties are working against the country and Islam.

  • Arrest of Aslam a drama: BNP

    BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed alleges that the government “staged a drama” by arresting its leader Aslam Chowdhury in a bid to bury the Bangladesh Bank reserve heist issue.

  • BNP turns down allegation of ‘plot to topple govt’

    The top leaders of BNP turn down the government’s allegation that the party is conspiring with Israeli intelligence agency Mossad to topple the government.

  • BNP leader Aslam Chy arrested

    Hours into police announcement that newly appointed BNP Joint Secretary General Aslam Chowdhury would be arrested wherever he is seen, detectives arrest him in Dhaka's Kuril area for his alleged involvement in a oust-government plot.

  • Israel uncovers ‘new’ tunnel from Gaza

    Israel's military says it has uncovered and "neutralised" a tunnel extending from the Gaza Strip several hundred metres inside Israeli territory.

  • Palestinian kills US tourist in Israel

    The American, named as Taylor Force, is one of 10 people stabbed by an attacker in Jaffa, south of Tel Aviv.

  • Attack on Israelis: 2 more Palestinians killed

    Five Palestinians, three of them teenagers, have been shot dead after trying to attack Israeli security forces, Israeli officials say.

  • Israeli PM's wife abused household staff

    Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara rages at and insults household staff, creating an abusive working environment at the Israeli Prime Minister's official residence, a labour court rules.

  • Cabinet nods for widening scope of dual citizenship

    Cabinet gives final nod to the draft of a law expanding the existing scope of getting dual citizenship.

  • For whom the bell tolls

    Empathy, like all virtues, must have some application to the future. If we do not deeply feel the deaths we are apparently powerless to prevent, how would we be alert to the deaths we might put an end to?

  • UN Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestinian Territory resigns

    UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories, Makarim Wibisono, resigns as Israel never granted him access to the Occupied Palestinian Territory throughout his mandate.

  • Shooting in Tel Aviv bar kills two

    Two people die and seven others are injured after a gunman opened fire with an automatic rifle at a bar in Tel Aviv, Israeli police say.

  • Sex claim: Israel deputy PM resigns

    Israel's Interior Minister Silvan Shalom has resigned after a series of sexual harassment allegations.

  • Mockery of human rights

    Tension is continuing to mount in Israel over a string of recent stabbings by Palestinians and an intense crackdown by the Israeli government.

  • Israel and Jordan strike deal on Jerusalem holy site

    Israel and Jordan have agreed on moves aimed at reducing tensions surrounding a prominent holy site in Jerusalem.

  • Germany tells Netanyahu: We are responsible for the Holocaust

    Germany has insisted it was responsible for the Holocaust, after Israel's prime minister claimed a Palestinian leader told the Nazis to kill Europe's Jews.

  • Gunman kills Israeli soldier as diplomats seek calm

    In the latest unrest, an Israeli soldier is killed in a shooting at a bus station in the southern city of Beersheba, the first such attack after a day in which violence seemed to somewhat ebb.

  • 4 Palestinians killed in anti-Israeli knife attacks

    Four Palestinians are shot dead and a fifth wounded in attacks on Israelis in east Jerusalem and the West Bank Saturday, as violence that has fuelled concerns of an uprising showed no let-up.

  • Palestinians torch Jewish shrine

    Palestinians torched a site revered by Jews in the West Bank overnight, Israeli and Palestinian sources said on Friday.

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