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Saudi starts trial of 2 Israelis spying for Mossad

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RIYADH, April 30 (Xinhua) — The Saudi court has started a trial of two Israelis of Arab roots spying for the Israeli intelligence agency of Mossad to gather information about Saudi Arabia, Okaz local news reported on Monday. The two suspects are also accused of plotting a terrorist act in the Hajj season for Islamic […]

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Israel’s Netanyahu to divulge “significant” intelligence on Iran’s nuclear program

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JERUSALEM, April 30 (Xinhua) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver a speech on Monday evening to reveal “significant” intelligence information about Iran’s nuclear program, his office said. The unusual statement, released by the Prime Minister’s office, did not elaborate on the information but said the speech will take place in the ministry of […]

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Palestinian National Council to convene for first times in decades

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RAMALLAH, April 30, 2018 (WAFA) – The Palestinian National Council (PNC) is scheduled Monday to hold its 23rd session at the presidential headquarters in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The four-day meeting of the PNC, a 700-member assembly within the umbrella of the Palestine Liberation Organization, would be held in the attendance of […]

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US waging ‘economic war’ on Iran: Supreme Leader

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ISTANBUL The U.S. is waging an “economic war” on Iran and sowing discord between Tehran and other states of the region, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said Monday. The U.S., Khamenei asserted, was intentionally sowing strife between Muslim countries, especially by inciting Saudi Arabia against Shia Iran. Commenting on the extensive U.S. military presence in the […]

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Israel declines to disclose policy vis-a-vis protesters

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JERUSALEM The Israeli army has refused to disclose its rules of engagement in regards to ongoing Palestinian rallies along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border, Israeli daily Haaretz has reported. According to the newspaper’s website, the army has refused to answer a petition requesting clarification of its policies in regards to the rallies, which have remained ongoing […]

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US calls for global action against Iran

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RIYADH: New US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Sunday for concerted international action to curb Iran’s regional meddling and halt its missile programs. “Iran destabilizes this entire region,” Pompeo said in joint remarks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir on a visit to Riyadh. “It supports proxy militias and terrorist groups. It is […]

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Turkish official urges world to recognize Palestine

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RAMALLAH, Palestine Turkey is ready to do its part to resolve the ongoing question of Palestine, according to Ahmet Aydin, deputy speaker of Turkey’s parliament. Speaking in Ramallah, where the Palestine National Council resumed its activities Monday, Aydin described U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as a “violation of both international […]

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Israel says use of live fire in Gaza rallies in line with int’l law

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JERUSALEM,(Xinhua) — Israel’s state attorney told the Supreme Court on Sunday that the army’s rules of engagement in Gaza protests are in line with Israeli and international laws. Such remarks came in an official statement, following a petition filed by Yesh Din, an Israeli human rights group, which demanded the army to expose its rules […]

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Evacuations of rebels to start in southern Damascus amid ongoing war on IS

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Photo shows smoke rising from the Islamic State militant’s positions in the Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood, south of Damascus, Syria. The Syrian army captured the IS-controlled areas in al-Qadam on Saturday, according to the state news agency SANA.

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Brazil allocates 1.46 bln USD for investments in Iran’s projects

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TEHRAN, (Xinhua) — Brazilian Ambassador to Tehran Rodrigo de Azeredo Santos said that his country has allocated 1.2 billion euro (1.46 billion U.S. dollars) to invest in Iran’s projects, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday. Santos made the remarks during a meeting with the members of the Chamber of Commerce of Abadan (a city in […]

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