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  • Israeli forces injure 120 Palestinians at Gaza border

    Date: 2018-08-31 18:43:08 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:66 - ID:7556005

    GAZA CITY, Aug 31 (MENA) - At least 120 Palestinians were injured or suffered teargas inhalation on Friday as Israeli forces attacked fresh Great March of Return protests at the Gaza-Israel border, WAFA quoted the Ministry of Health as ....

  • Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2018-08-29 11:55:19 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:22 - ID:7552605

    RAMALLAH, Aug 29 (MENA) - Scores of Israeli settlers stormed on Wednesday morning Al Aqsa Mosque from Al Maghareba gate under the protection of the Israeli police. According to eyewitnesses, the police closed down the gate after ending the ....

  • Japan to donate $5.4mn in aid to UNRWA

    Date: 2018-08-28 12:10:32 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:37 - ID:7550580

    RAMALLAH, Aug 28 (MENA) - The Japanese government by the end of this week is due to donate 5.4 million dollars to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees. The funds will be used to provide food aid to one million Palestinians in the ....

  • Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2018-08-28 11:16:22 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:29 - ID:7550793

    RAMALLAH, Aug 28 (MENA) - Up to 190 Israeli settlers stormed Al Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday, said information officer with the Awqaf department in Al Quds, Feras al Debs. He added that the settlers stormed the mosque from al Maghareba gate under tight ....

  • Russia considers deploying nuclear weapons in Syria

    Date: 2018-08-28 08:57:49 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:18 - ID:7550332

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - The US has crossed a “red line” in its relations with Russia, and the President should consider an asymmetric response – terminating the treaties with Washington on nuclear missiles, and deploying tactical nuclear weapons ....

  • Israeli occupation bans Palestinians from performing prayer in Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2018-08-28 08:56:40 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:17 - ID:7550512

    RAMALLAH, Aug 28 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday tried banning Palestinians from performing dawn prayer at Al Aqsa Mosque. But Israeli forces allowed them entry after the Palestinians protested the move, said activist Fakhry Abu ....

  • Pompeo: Iran does not control the Strait of Hormuz

    Date: 2018-08-28 08:16:31 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:13 - ID:7550406

    WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (MENA) - Iran claims it controls Strait of Hormuz, prompting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to say that Iran does not control the Strait of Hormuz, Fox News reported. He tweeted that "The Strait is an international ....

  • Belgium decries Israel’s decision to build about 2,000 settlement units in WB, al Quds

    Date: 2018-08-27 17:13:41 GMT - Belgium - Middle East - SN:60 - ID:7549814

    BRUSSELS, Aug 27 (MENA) – Belgium condemned on Monday Israel’s decision to construct more than 2,000 settlement units on Palestinian territories. In a tweet, Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said “Belgium condemns Israel’s decisions allowing ....

  • Beit Hanoun crossing reopened: GACB

    Date: 2018-08-27 09:11:33 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:17 - ID:7548716

    GAZA CITY, Aug 27 (MENA) - Beit Hanoun border crossing in the northern Gaza Strip reopened as of Monday's morning, the General Administration for Crossings and Borders (GACB) announced on Monday. Earlier, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor ....

  • Abbas will ask for Palestine full UN membership in Sept. - official

    Date: 2018-08-27 09:09:46 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:18 - ID:7548747

    RAMALLAH, Aug 27 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will submit an official request to the UN General Assembly in September to upgrade Palestine's status at the UN from observer state to full membership, said a member of the Palestine ....

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