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Abbas reiterates U.S. no longer fair sponsor of Israeli-Palestinian peace process

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RAMALLAH, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday reiterated that the U.S. is no longer a fair sponsor of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process after recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Speaking to a rally entitled “Jerusalem is the capital of Muslim Youths 2018” in Ramallah, Abbas once again rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s […]

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Turkish president in Rome addresses EU membership, Jerusalem status

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by Alessandra Cardone ROME, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a 24-hour visit to the capital city and Vatican City on Monday, with a major focus on Turkey’s accession to the European Union (EU) and the status of Jerusalem. The visit took place under tight security, with a 3,500-strong police force […]

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UN warns of severe consequences of growing fuel shortage in Gaza

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RAMALLAH, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned Tuesday of crucial consequences due to the growing severe shortage of fuels in hospitals and medical centers in the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry in Gaza said earlier that over than 16 medical centers and three minor hospitals […]

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PNA forms ministerial committee to plan disengagement from Israel

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RAMALLAH, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) formed Tuesday a ministerial committee to plan political, administrative, economic and security disengagement from Israel. The PNA said in a statement after its weekly meeting held in Ramallah that the new committee will devise plans, surveys and studies that will lead to the disengagement from […]

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Iraqi PM confirms deal signed with U.S. to reduce troops in Iraq

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BAGHDAD, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confirmed Tuesday that an agreement has been signed with the United States to gradually reduce the number of U.S. troops in Iraq. “There is a plan agreed upon by the states of the international coalition to reduce their forces in Iraq gradually to avoid possible […]

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Erdogan vows to expand Turkish military operations in Syria to Manbij despite U.S. warnings

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ANKARA, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — Defying the U.S. warnings, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed that Turkish troops would expand cross-border military operations from Syria’s Afrin to Manbij. “They (the U.S.) tell us don’t come to Manbij, but we will come to Manbij to hand over the land to its original Arabic owners,” […]

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Lebanese leadership to unite to take actions against Israeli threats: president

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BEIRUT, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — Differences among Lebanese leadership have been resolved and the government is planning to take actions to counter any threats from Israel, said a statement released by the presidential office Tuesday. Addressing Israel’s threats against Lebanon’s security and oil, the statement said “Israeli threats are flagrant violations to UN Resolution 1701 […]

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Iran’s Rouhani calls Israel “major enemy” of Muslims

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TEHRAN, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Israel is the “major enemy” of regional Muslim countries. “It is for 70 years, since 1948, that the Zionist regime of Israel has attacked the Muslims in the region,” Rouhani said. The only way to tackle this issue is the solidarity among […]

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Trump, Democrats fight over release of “alternative memo” on FBI Russia probe

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) — U.S. lawmaker Adam Schiff on Monday exchanged fire with President Donald Trump who slammed him over his efforts to release another edition of the disputed memo alleging the FBI and Justice Department of surveillance abuses in the Russia probe. “Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run for higher office, […]

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Uber says hackers behind data breach were in Canada, Florida

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Reuters WASHINGTON: The two individuals behind the 2016 data breach at Uber Technologies Inc. were found to be in Canada and Florida, an Uber cybersecurity executive told the US Congress on Tuesday. About 25 million users affected by the breach are users located in the United States, John Flynn, chief information security officer at Uber, […]

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