A Palestinian activist walks away from a tear gas grenade fired by Israeli security forces in Beit Sahur on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
A Palestinian crossed into Israel from Gaza and shot at troops, setting off a firefight in which he was killed and three Israeli soldiers were wounded early on Thursday, the army said.
Regime and militant forces were locked in clashes on Thursday on the edge of an opposition bastion in northwest Syria after a militant-led advance that killed 71 fighters overnight, a monitor said.
Egyptian security officials have held talks with Palestinian leaders in recent days in part to prevent a new flare-up of tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said on Sunday.
The National Election Committee, NEC, announced on Sunday that nine candidate registration centres across the UAE are now accepting applications for Federal National Council, FNC, membership and will continue to do so until Aug.22.
A two-month exhibition titled ‘Silk Road Books’ opened at the Maraya Art Centre at Al Qasba in Sharjah, on Sunday. Organised by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), the exhibition showcases Chinese literature and culture through the works of many Chinese and international authors and artists.
The Sharjah Police Commander-in-Chief, Maj. Gen. Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, has honoured Alsayed Ramadan Alsayed, a photographer from Al Khaleej newspaper, in recognition of the great effort made by him in cooperation with the Sharjah Police.