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Hamas leader: Indicting Israeli PM ‘raises morale’

Nov. 23, 2019 8:04 AM EST

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The leader of the militant Hamas group says the corruption indictment of Israeli prime minister raises the Palestinian people’s morale. Ismail Haniyeh told reporters in Rafah in southern Gaza Strip on Saturday that serious corruption charges against Benjamin Netanyahu were a...

Egypt officials: 2 security forces killed in Sinai blast

Nov. 9, 2019 11:24 AM EST

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials said a roadside bomb has killed two members of the security forces on Saturday in the restive northern Sinai province. The explosion hit their armored vehicle in Rafah, a town on the border with the Gaza Strip. Two other security force members were wounded. The...