Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce

Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truceBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress toward a possible truce to avert a fourth war in a decade. A senior member of Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group that controls Gaza, said talks mediated by the United Nations and Egypt on a deal to tamp down tensions were in “advanced stages”. The Israeli army said Wednesday’s violence began with militants firing guns at an Israeli engineering vehicle, and Israeli troops responding with tank fire.


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Syria state media says Israel bombs military post in Aleppo

Syria state media says Israel bombs military post in AleppoSyrian state media accused Israel of bombing a military position in Aleppo province late Sunday in what would be a rare Israeli attack so far north in the war-ravaged country. Citing a military source, state news agency SANA said the missile attack hit near a strategic air base. “The Zionist enemy (Israel)… targeted with its missiles one of our military positions north of the Neirab military airport, but the damage was only material,” SANA said.


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Iraq bombs meeting of Islamic State leaders in Syria: military

Iraq bombs meeting of Islamic State leaders in Syria: militaryIraq has launched an air attack on a gathering of Islamic State leaders inside neighboring Syria, killing 45 members of the hardline militant group, its military said on Saturday. Islamic State, which once occupied a third of Iraq’s territory, has been largely defeated in the country but still poses a threat along the border with Syria. “Iraqi F-16 jets carried out a successful air strike that targeted a meeting of Daesh leaders … in the Hajin area within Syrian territory.


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Fortnite content update v4.4 adds stink bombs, Final Fight mode (Updated)

  1. Fortnite content update v4.4 adds stink bombs, Final Fight mode (Updated)  PC Gamer
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  5. ‘Fortnite’ is red hot, but EA and Activision are still thriving  CNNMoney
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Pakistan has more nuclear bombs than India and making more: Is nuclear deterrence dead?

  1. Pakistan has more nuclear bombs than India and making more: Is nuclear deterrence dead?  International Business Times, India Edition
  2. Pakistan remains ahead in nuclear warheads but India confident of its deterrence capability  Times of India
  3. SIPRI: Nuclear weapons are still being developed  Deutsche Welle
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Syrian, Iraqi forces say US bombs military border positions, U.S. denies

Syrian, Iraqi forces say US bombs military border positions, U.S. deniesBy Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian state media said on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed a Syrian army position near the Iraqi border, causing deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied it was responsible. The attack took place in al-Harra, southeast of the town of Albu Kamal, state news agency SANA said, citing a military source. A commander in the alliance fighting alongside Damascus told Reuters that drones that were “probably American” had bombed the positions of Iraqi factions between Albu Kamal and Tanf, as well as Syrian military positions.


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