After 20 years, Palestinian mother and son reunited in Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) – Palestinian journalist Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his mother left the Gaza Strip on what should have been a short trip to Egypt for medical treatment. But until a joyful reunion this week, they did not see each other again for 20 years. After leaving Gaza in 1999, Yaghi’s mother, Nevine Zouheir, could not […]

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Lionel Messi in bust-up with Edinson Cavani as Uruguay star ‘offers to fight’ with Barca ace saying ‘whenever you want’ – The Sun

LIONEL MESSI and Edinson Cavani almost came to blows after the Uruguay star offered to fight him, according to reports. The Barcelona legend, 32, and Paris Saint-Germain striker squared up during Monday night's so-called "friendly" in Tel Aviv. And Messi more than held his own against Cavani, also 32, as he replied to the Uruguayan's offer saying, "Whenever you want", […]

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Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv. In the most serious escalation in months, an Israeli missile attack also hit the home of an Islamic Jihad official in Damascus, […]

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Shadow hangs over Bolivian elections as Morales scores first-round win

LA PAZ (Reuters) – A final vote count by Bolivian authorities on Thursday handed leftist President Evo Morales an outright victory as thousands of angry protesters marched against him chanting “fraud”, allegations that threaten to mar his fourth term. With 99.99% of votes counted by Bolivia’s electoral board, Morales secured a 10.56 point lead over his closest rival Carlos Mesa, […]

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