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Womans cross-country skiing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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2018 New York Fashion Week in New York City

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Palestinian gov’t slams Israeli intention to “annex” settlements in West Bank

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RAMALLAH, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The Palestinian government said on Tuesday that Israel is evading all signed agreements through annexing settlements in the West Bank. “Israel’s annexation threats mean that it has no interest in peace or achieving a solution for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict,” the government said in a press statement following its weekly cabinet […]

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Palestinians slam Israeli law extension over academic institutions in Jewish settlements

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RAMALLAH, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — Palestinian Deputy Foreign Minister Tayseer Jaradat on Tuesday slammed the new Israeli law to extend education law over the academic institutions in Jewish settlements built in the West Bank. The law adopted by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, Monday night, is “null, void and means nothing because settlements are illegal,” Jaradat […]

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Detention extended for Palestinian teenager slapping Israeli soldier

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RAMALLAH, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The detention of a Palestinian teenager, who slapped an Israeli soldier, was extended on Tuesday for one month, according to an Israeli military court order. The court hearing on Tuesday morning was held behind closed doors, and decided to extend the detention of 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi until March 11. Tamimi […]

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Arab Parliament slams Israeli “brutal” airstrikes in Syria

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CAIRO, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The Arab Parliament condemned on Tuesday the recent Israeli airstrikes in Syria, describing them as a “brutal attack” that violates international laws and conventions. In its statement following a meeting on Tuesday at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, the Arab Parliament stressed “the solidarity of all Arab peoples with […]

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Syrian gov’t rejects UN-led constitutional committee

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DAMASCUS, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The Syrian government said Tuesday it rejects any formation of a constitutional committee by the UN out of the context of the Syrian talks in Sochi held last month, according to state news agency SANA. In a press briefing Tuesday, Ayman Soussan, an assistant of Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, […]

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Coalition meets in Kuwait to examine anti-IS strategy

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KUWAIT CITY, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) opened a meeting at the level of foreign ministers on Tuesday in Kuwait, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. The meeting, attended by Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, […]

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Pentagon asks for more defense budget after U.S. congress raises cap

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) — The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on Monday rolled out a budget of 716 billion U.S. dollars for fiscal year 2019, meeting the limit newly approved by Congress that roughly marks a 10-percent increase over current spending levels. This marks the first time that the Pentagon’s base budget tops 600 […]

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Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to Stockholm truck attack

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Author: AFPTue, 2018-02-13 19:06ID: 1518538230609562700STOKHOLM: A rejected Uzbek asylum seeker pleaded guilty to terrorism charges Tuesday for an April 2017 Stockholm truck attack that killed five people, after going underground in a city he described as full of “infidels.”Rakhmat Akilov appeared handcuffed in Stockholm’s special high-security courtroom, wearing green prison clothes and with a shaved head and […]

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