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  • Turkish jets violate Greek airspace

    Date: 2019-01-25 13:46:30 GMT - Greece - Middle East - SN:30 - ID:7773850

    ATHENS, Jan 25 (MENA) - Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace on Friday morning, flying over three islets in the southeastern Aegean, Greece's Ekathimerini paper reported. According to an announcement from the National Defense General ....

  • Turkish court orders release of Kurdish MP after 11 weeks on hunger strike

    Date: 2019-01-25 12:06:20 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:22 - ID:7773789

    ANKARA, Jan 25 (MENA) - A Turkish court on Friday ordered the supervised release of a detained lawmaker from the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) who is seriously ill as a result of her 11-week hunger strike, France 24 reported. Leyla ....

  • Israel deploys Iron Dome in greater Tel Aviv after threats against Ben Gurion Airport

    Date: 2019-01-24 20:19:39 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:56 - ID:7773235

    GAZA, Jan 24 (MENA) - The Israeli military deployed Iron Dome missile defense systems in central and southern Israel in recent days, amid escalating tensions both in Syria and in the Gaza Strip, The Times of Israel reported on Thursday. A battery ....

  • Israeli forces detain Palestinian minor near Jerusalem

    Date: 2019-01-24 19:07:23 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:52 - ID:7773153

    RAMALLAH, Jan 24 (MENA) – Israeli occupation forces on Thursday detained a Palestinian minor, who was injured by an Israeli army special unit’s fire north of Jerusalem. The Red Crescent said Mohamed Al Qwasmah, 15, was previously shot in his back ....

  • Israeli forces detain 12 Palestinians from West Bank

    Date: 2019-01-24 11:44:14 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:27 - ID:7772379

    RAMALLAH, Jan 24 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces on Thursday detained 12 Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank. In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoner's Club (PPC) said that Israeli occupation forces arrested five Palestinians ....

  • Israeli police arrests three of Arab Israelis during Haifa protest

    Date: 2019-01-24 07:18:12 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:7 - ID:7772062

    RAMALLAH, Jan 24 (MENA) - Israeli police arrested three Arab Israelis late on Wednesday while dispersing a protest in Haifa city. The Arab Israelis were protesting a recent Israeli crackdown on Palestinian prisoners in Ofer military prison that ....

  • 85 settlers, Israeli forces storm Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2019-01-23 14:11:05 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:60 - ID:7770850

    RAMALLAH, Jan 23 (MENA) - As many as 85 Jewish settlers and 103 elements of the Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday stormed Al Aqsa Mosque precincts from Bab el Maghreba gate. Jerusalemite sources said special units of the Israeli police ....

  • AL denounces Israeli plan to stop int'l observers mission in Hebron

    Date: 2019-01-23 09:27:16 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:20 - ID:7770513

    CAIRO, Jan 23 (MENA) - The Arab League (AL) on Wednesday denounced a reported plan by the Israeli occupation government to stop the activities of the international observers mission in the West Bank city of Hebron. AL Assistant Secretary General ....

  • Israel raids northern Gaza Strip

    Date: 2019-01-23 06:43:05 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:9 - ID:7770290

    RAMALLAH, Jan 23 (MENA) - Israeli warplanes launched an air raid over Beit Lahia town in northern Gaza Strip late on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses said an Israeli drone fired four rockets at an outpost in northwest the town, destroying it and damaging ....

  • China urges int'l community to back resumption of peace talks between Palestinians, Israelis

    Date: 2019-01-23 06:29:38 GMT - China - Middle East - SN:7 - ID:7770282

    BEIJING/NEW YORK, Jan 23 (MENA) - A Chinese envoy called on the international community to push forward efforts aiming at resuming peace talks between Palestine and Israel. He also urged all parties of the conflict to exercise restraint. The ....

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