North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles COVID-19

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea on Saturday reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to slow the spread of COVID-19 across its unvaccinated population. The new deaths and cases, which were from Friday, increased total numbers to 27 deaths and 524,440 illnesses amid a rapid … Read more

Israeli police beat mourners at funeral of slain Palestinian journalist

JERUSALEM, May 13 (Reuters) – Israeli police officers charged at Palestinian mourners carrying the coffin of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Friday, before thousands led her casket through Jerusalem’s Old City in an outpouring of grief and anger over her killing. Packed around Abu Akleh’s coffin, dozens of Palestinians, some waving Palestinian flags … Read more

Latest Updates: Israeli Police Attack Mourners at Palestinian Journalist’s Funeral

Israeli police attacking mourners carrying the casket of Shireen Abu Akleh in East Jerusalem on Friday.Credit …Maya Levin / Associated Press JERUSALEM – Israeli police officers on Friday assaulted mourners at the funeral procession of a prominent Palestinian American journalist killed this week in the occupied West Bank, forcing pallbearers to nearly drop the coffin. … Read more

Israeli police attack funeral procession for shot journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh

Israeli forces have attacked a funeral procession for a Palestinian American journalist shot dead this week, kicking and hitting people with batons and causing mourners carrying her coffin to lose balance and drop it to the ground. Police said the mourners were “disrupting public order”. Footage showed the coffin of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu … Read more

N. Korea reports 6 deaths after admitting COVID-19 outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea said Friday that six people died and hundreds of thousands of others fell ill amid an explosive spread of fever across the nation, a day after it acknowledged a COVID-19 outbreak in a largely unvaccinated population for the first time since the pandemic began. The true scale of … Read more

Thousands mourn slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh as Palestinians call for accountability

Journalists, diplomats, religious leaders, and officials including Arab members of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, attended the memorial procession at the Palestinian Authority President’s residence, which saw Abu Akleh’s Palestinian-flag-draped coffin carried in as honor guards played musical instruments. Crowds that had gathered on the streets outside the residence were heard chanting “the honest voice never … Read more

North Korea launches 3 ballistic missiles toward Sea of ​​Japan ahead of Biden Seoul visit: South Korea

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! North Korea fired three ballistic missiles towards its eastern waters on Thursday, South Korean defense officials say. The reported provocation comes as President Biden is preparing to visit South Korea and Japan late next week, where he will “discuss opportunities to deepen our vital security relationships” the … Read more

Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) – Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, one of the satellite channel’s best-known reporters, was shot and killed on Wednesday while covering an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank. The broadcaster and two reporters who were with her blamed Israeli forces. The Israeli army initially suggested that Abu Akleh might … Read more