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West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

Agencies RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES:  Palestinians in the occupied West Bank voted Saturday in municipal elections that underscored deep rifts between president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah party and rival Hamas which runs the Gaza Strip. Their failure to reconcile is seen as a major obstacle to any settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The West Bank and Gaza […]

Manchester City thrash West Ham 4-0 to go near 4th spot

Manchester City thrash West Ham 4-0 to go near 4th spot

London (AFP) – Manchester City gave the perfect response to Pep Guardiola’s ruthless team selection as they demolished West Ham with a swaggering 4-0 victory on Wednesday.  Guardiola underlined to his spluttering side that nobody is safe from the axe as he surprisingly left star striker Sergio Aguero and goalkeeper Claudio Bravo on the bench […]

Israel says will build 3,000 new homes in West Bank settlements

Israel says will build 3,000 new homes in West Bank settlements

Israel announced plans on Tuesday for 3,000 more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the third such declaration in eleven days since U.S. President Donald Trump took office. Trump has signaled he could be more accommodating toward such projects than his predecessor Barack Obama. A statement from the Israeli Defence Ministry, which administers lands […]

Pakistan to tour West Indies for full series in March

Pakistan to tour West Indies for full series in March

West Indies will host a full series, including three Tests, against Pakistan beginning on March 31, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has said. Queen’s Park Oval in Port-of-Spain will stage two Twenty20s, to be followed by three one-dayers at the Guyana National Stadium. Kingston’s Sabina Park will host the first test from April 22, […]