Israel plans to build new settlement in Qalandiya

Workers and bulldozers work at a construction site on April 14, 2016 in the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev near the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AFP)

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • Israel announces plans to build a new settlement in Qalandiya airport area in East Jerusalem al-Quds. The project includes 15000 new units.
  • Iran says Saudi Arabia’s support for Takfiri terror groups poses a threat to the region and the entire world.
  • Daesh Takfiri terrorists burn alive 19 Izadi women in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul for refusing to serve as sex slaves.
  • An American photojournalist, working for the National Public Radio, and his translator are killed in southern Afghanistan.
  • The governor of Japan's southern island of Okinawa hits back at the US military for ineffective disciplinary measures following the arrest of an American sailor for drunken driving.

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