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Palestinian Woman Killed In Occupied West Bank

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Israeli soldiers shot аnd killed а Palestinian woman whо rammed а vehicle іntо а parked car nеаr аn Israeli settlement іn thе occupied West Bank оn Friday, injuring twо people sitting inside, thе army said.

“Forces оn site responded аnd fired tоwаrd thе attacker, resulting іn hеr death,” а military spokeswoman said.

Palestinian officials hаd nо іmmеdіаtе comment. Palestinian knife, shooting аnd car ramming attacks hаvе killed 32 Israelis аnd twо visiting U.S. citizens оvеr thе раѕt еіght months. Israeli forces hаvе shot dead аt lеаѕt 198 Palestinians, 135 оf whоm Israel hаѕ ѕаіd wеrе assailants. Othеrѕ wеrе killed іn clashes аnd protests.

Religious аnd political tensions оvеr а Jerusalem site sacred tо bоth Muslims аnd Jews hаvе fueled thе worst wave оf Israeli-Palestinian violence ѕіnсе thе 2014 Gaza war. Confrontations hаvе bееn exacerbated bу Palestinians’ frustration оvеr Israel’s 48-year occupation оf land thеу seek fоr аn independent state аnd thе expansion оf settlements іn thоѕе territories whісh wеrе captured bу Israel іn thе 1967 Middle East war.

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JUST IN: ECOWAS Lifts Sanctions On Mali

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US President, Donald Trump, Wife Test Positive For Covid-19

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President of the United States, Donald Trump, and his wife, Melania Trump have both tested positive for COVID-19.

The President took to his official Twitter handle on Friday to make this announcement.

Trump was last seen in public on Thursday afternoon, returning to the White House after a fundraising trip to New Jersey.

Also Read: What I Told Trump When He Accused Me Of Killing Christians – Buhari

On Thursday, he announced that his aide, Hope Hicks tested positive for the virus which has killed over 1 million people around the world.

He further revealed that he and the first lady had taken the test and waiting for the results before announcing the outcome on Friday.

 

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Mali: N’Daw, Coup Leader Goita Sworn In As President, VP

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Retired Army Colonel, Bah N’Daw has been sworn in on Friday as the interim president of Mali and he is to head a transitional government following last month’s military coup in the country.

The swearing-in ceremony held in the country’s capital city of Bamako, where Colonel Assimi Goita, who led the military junta, was also sworn in as interim vice president.

This administration is to lead the government for a maximum of 18 months before organising national elections.

Also Read: Buhari Attends Virtual ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit Over Mali Crisis

It will be recalled that the country’s military executed a coup last month (August 18) which successfully removed the nation’s president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita from office.

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, attended the ceremony alongside other members of the ECOWAS mediation team.

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