Fri, 06 Aug 2021

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned Gaza's Hamas rulers on Sunday that Israel will not tolerate "any more violence" from the besieged Palestinian enclave.

Speaking at a memorial ceremony to commemorate the fallen soldiers during Israel's 2014 military campaign in Gaza, Bennett said that Israel "has lost its patience."

He said that Hamas will "have to get used to a different Israeli approach, one of initiative, decisiveness, and suspicion." (Israel-Bennett-Hamas)

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BAGHDAD -- A farmer and his son were killed Sunday in a roadside bomb explosion in the southern part of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, while a rocket was fired on a base housing U.S. forces in western Iraq but did not explode, the Iraqi military said.

The first attack occurred when an improvised explosive device blasted near the farmer's house in a village, according to a statement by the Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC). (Iraq-Roadside-Bombing)

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JERUSALEM -- Israeli security forces said on Sunday that eight Arab suspects have been arrested for the killing of a Jewish man in central Israel in May amid a wave of ethnic violence.

Israel's police and Shin Bet security service said in a joint statement that six of the suspects are Palestinian citizens of Israel and the other two are Palestinian residents of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. (Israel-Jewish-Murder)

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CAIRO -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi reiterated on Sunday his country's full support for Libya's national unity government during the transitional period.

Sisi made the remarks during a meeting with visiting Libyan Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush, the president's spokesperson Bassam Rady said in a statement. (Egypt-Libya-Ties)

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