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  • Russia urges careful examination of positive aspects of Iranian nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-01-17 10:32:45 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:35 - ID:7195411

    MOSCOW, Jan 17 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry urged careful examination of the positive aspects of the Iranian nuclear deal, a statement said on Wednesday. During a press conference on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov noted ....

  • Palestinian Information Ministry says cut in US aid to UNRWA "political blackmail"

    Date: 2018-01-17 10:12:13 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:32 - ID:7195408

    RAMALLAH, Jan 17 (MENA) - The Palestinian Information Ministry has slammed a US decision to freeze 65 million dollars that had been destined for UNRWA, calling it a "political blackmail" and a "rejected bargain" against lawful Palestinian rights, ....

  • Israeli PM: Moving US embassy in one year

    Date: 2018-01-17 09:31:29 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:26 - ID:7195409

    GAZE CITY, Jan 17 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday expected that the US embassy would be moved from Tel Aviv to Al Quds within one year, according to Yedioth Ahronoth website. The newspaper quoted the Israeli ....

  • Israeli military bulldozers storm into eastern Khan Younis

    Date: 2018-01-17 09:26:52 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:25 - ID:7195229

    GAZA CITY, Jan 17 (MENA) - A number of Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers stormed into eastern Khan Younis in southern Gaza early on Wednesday. Four bulldozers started scooping agricultural lands near the separation barrier under the ....

  • Israeli police allow extremists to publicly perform Talmudic rituals in Al Aqsa - Palestinian official

    Date: 2018-01-17 08:21:03 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:16 - ID:7195225

    RAMALLAH, Jan 17 (MENA) - Media coordinator at the Department of Islamic Endowments in Al Quds City Firas Aldebs said Wednesday that Israeli occupation police permitted extremists to publicly perform Talmudic rituals in the courtyards of Al Aqsa ....

  • US says withholding $65 million from UNRWA 'not aimed at punishing'

    Date: 2018-01-17 06:40:17 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:4 - ID:7195094

    WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (MENA) - The US State Department said on Tuesday that the Trump administration's decision to withhold $65 million from UNRWA, the UN agency aiding Palestinian refugees and their descendants, was "not aimed at punishing" the ....

  • Disabled Palestinian activist killed by Israeli gunfire, finds autopsy

    Date: 2018-01-16 22:54:35 GMT - United Kingdom - Middle East - SN:106 - ID:7194963

    LONDON, Jan 16 (MENA) - An autopsy has found that a disabled Palestinian activist was shot dead by Israeli troops as he protested against Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, The Independent reported Tuesday. Ibraheem ....

  • Israel detains 10 Palestinians

    Date: 2018-01-16 21:57:49 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:102 - ID:7194662

    RAMALLAH, Jan 16 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces arrested Tuesday ten Palestinians including children and youths after raids in Al Quds and Silwan town. The forces detained seven Palestinian children from Mount of Olives in Al Quds and three ....

  • US withholds $65m from UN agency for Palestinian refugees

    Date: 2018-01-16 21:22:31 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:99 - ID:7194954

    RAMALLAH/WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - The US is cutting $65 million in funding for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, slashing this year's first contribution by more than half, a State Department official announced Tuesday, France 24 reported. ....

  • There is no peace partner -- Palestinian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2018-01-16 13:42:35 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:62 - ID:7194059

    RAMALLAH, Jan 16 (MENA) - The Palestinian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that an incitement campaign by the Israeli right-wing ruling party against the Palestinian people and their leaders atop of whom comes President Mahmoud Abbas attests to the ....

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