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Emirates calls for airlines summit on ‘outrageous’ MH17 attack PARIS: The head of one of the world's largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner, including a potential rethink of the threats posed by regional conflicts. Tim Clark, president of Dubai's Emirates, the world's largest international airline by number of passengers, also said domestic regulators worldwide may decide to be more involved in giving their carriers guidance on where it is safe to fly. "The international airline community needs to respond as an entity, saying this is absolutely not acceptable and outrageous, and that it won't tolerate being targeted in internecine regional conflicts that have nothing to do with airlines," Clark told Reuters in a telephone interview. He said the International Air Transport Association could call an international conference to see what changes need to made in the way the industry tackles regional instability. The head ...

In Damascus, semblance of normal life returns DAMASCUS: Each evening, Zakaria Orchi has been meeting up with friends at a favourite cafe to lounge away the hours, just as they used to during Ramadan nights in Syria's capital before war broke out."We get together to chat, smoke a hookah (water pipe), until late," says the tall, slender man in his 40s."It's a big change from Ramadan last year when we'd race home at sunset and stay there," Orchi says of the month ...
France fears more civilian casualties JERUSALEM: France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said after talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday that attempts to reach a ceasefire in Israel's 12-day conflict with Gaza militants had failed. Fabius, who flew to Israel after talks in Egypt and Jordan, told reporters after meeting with Netanyahu: "Sadly I can say that the call for a ceasefire has not been heard, and on the contrary, there's a risk of more civilian casualties that worries ...
Israeli soldiers killed in militant infiltration JERUSALEM: Israel army announced on Saturday the deaths of two of its soldiers in a clash with Gaza militants who had breached the Jewish state's border, hours after they had been reported wounded.An army statement said the two, Sergeant Adar Bersano, 20, from Nahariya, and Major Amotz Greenberg, 45, from Hod Hasharon, were killed fighting a group of militants who infiltrated Israel through a tunnel from the centre of the Gaza Strip.The army had earlier ...
French FM calls for 'urgent' truce in Gaza  CAIRO: French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called Saturday for an "urgent" truce in Gaza and renewed support for an Egyptian initiative accepted by Israel but spurned by its Hamas foes.Fabius issued the call at a Cairo press conference after talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is rallying international support for Cairo's ceasefire proposal.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Israel air strike kills seven in southern Gaza GAZA CITY: An Israeli air strike on the southern Gaza Strip killed seven people early Saturday, medics said, on day 12 of a major operation against the Palestinian territory.The strike hit a group of people outside a mosque in the southern city of Khan Yunis, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP, adding that three of the dead were from the same family.One woman was among those killed, Qudra said.The deaths took the toll from ...
Israeli shelling kills three Gaza teenagers GAZA CITY: Israeli shelling killed three Palestinian teenagers in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday, medics said. The attack took place near the northern town of Beit Hanun, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...

 



 
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