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Gaza Strip: Israeli forces martyr seven in airstrikes

GAZA : Seven killed in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in airstrikes and an undercover raid that Hamas said targeted one of its commanders and the Israeli military said left one of its officers dead. Hamas said the incident began when assailants in a passing car opened fire on a group of its fighters, killing one of its commanders. Hamas gunmen gave chase as the car sped back towards the border with Israel, Hamas said in a statement. Later on, Israeli aircraft fired more than 40 missiles in the area, according to witnesses.…

President Alvi says Pakistan not establishing ties with Israel

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday dismissed reports of an Israeli jet landing in Pakistan, saying the government is not establishing any sort of relations with Israel.  Speaking to media at Islamabad airport before his departure for Turkey, the president said the report about the alleged arrival of the plan is baseless and unfounded. He denied in categorical terms that the PTI government is considering establishing ties with Israel. The president said Turkey is an important friend of Pakistan and had…

No secret talk with India, Israel, says Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has categorically stated that Pakistan would not hold any covert talks either with India or Israel. The minister was reacting to the tweet of PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal who sought clarification from the government over reports circulating on the social media that an Israeli aircraft allegedly visited Islamabad. Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said neither Imran Khan was Nawaz Sharif, nor his cabinet had pseudo intellectuals. The Minister said Pakistan…

Palestinian militants fire rockets, Israel strikes Gaza

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israel struck dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip before dawn on Saturday, the Israeli military said, and Palestinian militants fired their heaviest rocket salvoes across the border since August. There were no casualties reported during the exchange of fire in Israel or Gaza, which is controlled by the Islamist Hamas group. The Islamic Jihad, one of the other armed groups that operates in Gaza, said in a statement it had fired the rockets in response to Israel’s killing of four Palestinian protesters on…

No Israeli aircraft landed at Islamabad airport, clarifies CAA

ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Saturday rebutted the claims about arrival of an Israeli aircraft at Islamabad airport.  A CAA spokesperson stated in categorical terms that no aircraft from Israel touched down at any airport in Pakistan. There is no truth in the rumors about arrival of an Israeli plane in Pakistan, he added. This clarification came on the heels of a tweet by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry assailing PML-N stalwart Ahsan Iqbal who shared a media report about the…

Israel wins $777 mn Indian missile defence order

JERUSALEM: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said Wednesday it had won a $777 million (680 million euro) order from India to buy defence systems for its navy. The deal with India's state-owned Bharat Electronics Limited to supply the marine version of the Barak 8 air and missile defence system for seven more warships follows a $630 million (551 million euro) order placed last year. State-owned IAI, Israel's largest defence firm, said worldwide sales of the Barak 8 system now totalled more than $6 billion. Israel is…

US support for India’s NSG membership undermining strategic stability in South Asia: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari on Monday said that Pakistan is confronting discrimination at international level in the nuclear field, ARY News reported. Chairing the first session on the Future of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime at the International Conference on “Global Non-Proliferation Regime: Challenges and Response”, the minister maintained that discriminatory instruments in Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and policy regarding the new entrant states was a challenge for Pakistan. "Increasing…

Israel, Syria to reopen Golan crossing on Monday: U.S. envoy to U.N.

Israel, Syria and the United Nations have agreed to open the Quneitra crossing in the Golan Heights on Monday, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Friday. Haley said in a statement that the opening “will allow U.N. peacekeepers to step up their efforts to prevent hostilities in the Golan Heights region.” The United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) has been monitoring operations in a demilitarized zone established in 1974 between the Israeli-occupied Golan and the Syrian sector, but the…

Israel upholds ban on US student refused entry for 10 days

JERUSALEM: An Israeli court on Friday upheld a ban on a US student refused entry and held for 10 days over her alleged support for a pro-Palestinian boycott campaign. Lara Alqasem's case has been one of the most high profile so far under a 2017 Israeli law barring supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. In its ruling, the court rejected Alqasem's appeal against the ban, but did not rule on whether she should be sent home. Alqasem is considering asking the Supreme Court to hear her appeal,…