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Gaza : The Israeli forces ended the military operations in north Gaza Strip at dawn Monday and left the area, an Israeli Army spokesman said.
The spokesman told Radio Israel the forces which took part in the operations included staff of the Parachute Brigades, armored units, engineering, and fighter and reconnaissance aircraft support.
Tel Aviv/Gaza : Hamas has called the pullout of Israeli troops from the Gaza Strip a "victory" Monday after five days of fighting that has claimed the highest number of victims since the six-day war of 1967, local media and the Israel Army confirmed.
"The enemy has been defeated," a Hamas spokesman said in a broadcast on Hamas Radio.
Jerusalem : Three Grad-type Katyusha rockets were fired at Israeli southern town of Ashkelon on Monday morning, hours after the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) withdrew its ground troops from the Gaza Strip, culminating days of intensive fighting.
Ramallah : Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian boy near the West Bank city of Ramallah during clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian demonstrators, witnesses said.
The witnesses added that Mohammed Shriteh, 18, was killed by an Israeli gunshot during the confrontations in the south of Ramallah.
Tikrit, Iraq : The U.S. troops found 14 bodies buried in a mass grave near the city of Samarra, some 120 km north of Baghdad, a source from U.S. and Iraqi liaison office said on Monday.
"The victims were men with their hands tied behind their backs and shot in the heads," the source from the Joint Coordination Center in the province told Xinhua.
Baghdad : At least 12 people were killed and 46 others injured when a car bomb went off in the central part of the Iraqi capital on Monday, an Interior Ministry source said.
By RIA Novosti
Gaza Strip : The Israeli military concluded a ground offensive in northern Gaza on Monday that left at least 118 people dead and jeopardized U.S.-backed peace talks with the Palestinians, local radio said.
Darra Adamkhel, Pakistan : At least 40 persons were killed and 35 others injured when a suicide bomber attacked a grand peace jirga here at Zargoan Khel in the restive Darra Adamkhel town in Frontier Region Kohat, some 40 kilometers West of Peshawar on Sunday, official sources said.
Islamabad : Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Quaid Altaf Hussain has expressed his sorrow and grief over the MQM activist’s killing in firing by dacoits.
Islamabad : The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has stressed the need for establishing technical educational institutions across the country to overcome shortage of skilled manpower.