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Israel Military Intelligence Chief Quits Over Hamas’ Attack

The Israeli military’s intelligence chief has resigned, saying he took responsibility for the failures before Hamas’s attack on Israel on 7 October. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Major General…

Oil Price Rises Following Report Of Explosion In Iran

Oil and gold prices have risen this Friday morning following a report by US officials saying an Israeli missile had struck Iran. Both oil benchmarks gained in early trading, initially…

Heavy Rains and Flooding Disrupts Major Flights Activity ‘s In Dubai

Heavy rain has been battering Gulf states, causing flash floods that have killed 20 people and disrupting flights at the world’s second-busiest airport. Dubai Airport said it was facing “very…

Vietnamese billionaire Sentenced To Death For Fraud

A Vietnamese billionaire, Truong My Lan, has been sentenced to death for looting one of the Vietnam’s largest banks over a period of 11 years. It was the most spectacular…

Panama Papers Money-laundering Trial Begins

The trial of 27 people charged in connection with the Panama Papers money laundering scandal has started in a Panamanian criminal court. The leak of secret financial documents in 2016…

Zimbabwe Unveils A New Currency, ZiG

Zimbabwe has introduced a new gold-backed currency called ZiG – the name stands for “Zimbabwe Gold”. It is the latest attempt to stabilise an economy that has lurched from crisis…

Mexico Cut Diplomatic Ties With Ecuador

Mexico has announced that its cutting ties with Ecuador after police stormed the Mexican embassy in Quito to arrest former Ecuadorian Vice-President Jorge Glas. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador…

Botswana President Threatens To Send 20,000 Elephants To Germany

The president of Botswana has threatened to send 20,000 elephants to Germany in a dispute over conservation. Earlier this year, Germany’s environment ministry suggested there should be stricter limits on…

Taiwan Struck With 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake, Killing Atleast 4 people

A powerful earthquake has struck off Taiwan’s east coast on Wednesday, killing at least four people. The 7.4 magnitude quake caused multiple buildings to collapse in Hualien, the city closest…

Gaza Hospital in Ruins After Two-Week Israeli Raid

Israel’s military says it has pulled out of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City after a two-week military operation that has destroyed much of the hospital complex. According to the Israel…