'Shameful desecration' of mosque condemned, Gaza telecoms services cut off – Trending

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The Palestinian presidency condemns the "shameful desecration" of a mosque in the occupied West Bank by Israeli troops who were seen reciting a Jewish prayer there.

Palestinian telecoms companies Paltel and Jawwal say communications and internet services have been completely cut off in Gaza.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban blocks a €50 billion EU aid package for Ukraine, hours after leaders agreed to open talks with Kyiv on joining the bloc, side-stepping his opposition.

Elon Musk's social media platform X, formerly Twitter, is a step closer to offering payment features. The platform received a money-transmitter licence from a 13th US state this week.

Updated: December 15, 2023, 5:35 AM