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  • Greece seizes Libya-bound ship carrying explosive materials

    Date: 2018-01-11 12:52:04 GMT - Greece - Middle East - SN:43 - ID:7185596

    ATHENS, Jan 11 (MENA) - Greek authorities have seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for Libya and carrying materials used to make explosives, the coastguard said on Wednesday, according to the Daily Mail. The vessel was detected sailing near the ....

  • Israel approves construction of 250 new settlements in WB

    Date: 2018-01-11 11:47:27 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:33 - ID:7185285

    RAMALLAH, Jan 11 (MENA) - Israeli occupation authorities approved the construction of 250 new settlement units in the West Bank. The plans that were approved by the Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank involve building more than 200 ....

  • Israel extends underground network for surveillance cameras in heart of Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-01-11 11:13:58 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:26 - ID:7185152

    RAMALLAH, Jan 11 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces technical teams started to build an underground network to install surveillance cameras in al Quds. They are setting the foundations for the extension of a network of underground surveillance ....

  • Azhar slams repeated Israeli incursions into Aqsa

    Date: 2018-01-11 10:54:32 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:24 - ID:7185069

    CAIRO, Jan 11 (MENA) - Al Azhar condemned repeated break-ins orchestrated by Israeli authorities and carried out by settlers into Al Aqsa Mosque, the latest of which took place on Wednesday under tightened Israeli security. In a statement on ....

  • Israel arrests 24 Palestians from WB, Quds

    Date: 2018-01-11 10:46:22 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:23 - ID:7185049

    RAMALLAH, Jan 11 (MENA) - Israeli forces arrested late Wednesday and early Thursday 24 Palestinians from the West Bank and Jerusalem and referred them to interrogation. Among them, are five members of Tamimi family northwest of Ramallah, Wadi ....

  • Palestinian president to visit Russia early in Feb.

    Date: 2018-01-11 09:39:55 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:16 - ID:7185000

    MOSCOW, Jan 11 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will visit Moscow in the first half of February for talks on the Middle East situation, especially the US decision on relocating the US embassy to al Quds, said Palestinian Ambassador to ....

  • Greece seizes ship carrying explosive materials to Libya

    Date: 2018-01-10 21:01:54 GMT - Greece - Middle East - SN:78 - ID:7184652

    ATHENS, Jan 10 (MENA) - Greece's coastguard Wednesday said it had seized a freighter carrying explosive materials from Turkey to Libya, The Daily Star reported. The ship was found to be carrying 29 crates containing detonators and explosive ....

  • Syrian army regains control over areas in Idlib countryside

    Date: 2018-01-10 20:49:17 GMT - Syria - Middle East - SN:77 - ID:7184653

    DAMASCUS, Jan 10 (MENA) – Syrian army units on Wednesday regained control over 23 villages and towns in the south-eastern countryside of Idlib. A military source told SANA that the army went on in its military operations against Jabhat al Nusra ....

  • Palestinian child injured in Israeli military training

    Date: 2018-01-10 20:36:36 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:76 - ID:7184613

    RAMALLAH, Jan 10 (MENA) - A Palestinian child was hit by a stray bullet in an Israeli military training in Tubas in the occupied West Bank, said the health ministry in a press release. The kid sustained a live bullet wound in the head, said the ....

  • 4.7 magnitude quake jolts western Iran

    Date: 2018-01-10 19:02:00 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:72 - ID:7184578

    TEHRAN, Jan 10 (MENA) - A 4.7 magnitude earthquake has hit a town in the province of Kermanshah in western Iran, Sky News Arabia reported on Wednesday. The quake, which jolted Kuzaran, was 10 km deep. It's also felt by residents in other ....

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