Teen refugee who wept at Merkel remark wins longer stay

Dec 25, 2015

Teen refugee who wept at Merkel remark wins longer stay

A teenage Palestinian asylum seeker who broke down in tears after a blunt remark from German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won permission to stay in the country for another year. Germany’s Bild newspaper reported that Reem Sahwil and her family had received an extension ...

Dec 14, 2015

Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket fire: Israeli army

Israeli warplanes hit bases of the militant Islamic Hamas in the Gaza Strip overnight, following a Palestinian rocket attack on Israel, the Israeli army said on Monday. “Yesterday evening … a rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel,” a military statement ...