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  • OIC denounces terrorist attack in Baghdad

    Date: 2018-01-15 15:37:42 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Middle East - SN:88 - ID:7192642

    RIYADH, Jan 15 (MENA) - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) denounced Monday the terrorist attack which occurred in central Baghdad, leaving scores dead and others injured, Saudi news agency reported. In a statement, Secretary-General ....

  • Israeli army makes limited incursion into northern Gaza Strip

    Date: 2018-01-15 13:00:07 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:48 - ID:7191960

    GAZA CITY, Jan 15 (MENA) - The Israeli army made a limited incursion into northern the Gaza Strip on Monday. Four Israeli military bulldozers were sent to Beit Hanoun crossing in northern Gaza and scooped up lands near the separation fence, ....

  • Israeli forces capture 15 Palestinians from WB

    Date: 2018-01-15 10:32:15 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:23 - ID:7191716

    RAMALLAH, Jan 15 (MENA) - Israeli occupation forces arrested at dawn Monday 15 Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank. In a released statement, the Palestinian Prisoners Club said the forces arrested eight from Bethlehem, three from ....

  • Netanyahu ‘disappointed’ by Modi’s rejection of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

    Date: 2018-01-15 07:19:55 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:8 - ID:7191203

    GAZA CITY, Jan 15 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he was “disappointed” by India’s refusal to back recognition of Jerusalem as his country’s capital but would not let it spoil his landmark visit to the Asian giant, The ....

  • Palestinian PM warns of US threat to stop funding UNRWA

    Date: 2018-01-14 15:05:49 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:57 - ID:7190517

    RAMALLAH, Jan 14 (MENA) - Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah urged on Sunday the international community to take a firm stance towards the US following its recent threat to stop funding the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). During a ....

  • Hamas says man injured in Sidon bombing one of its cadres

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:58:23 GMT - Lebanon - Middle East - SN:51 - ID:7190379

    BEIRUT, Jan 14 (MENA) - The Palestinian movement of Hamas said that Mohamed Hamdan, the man injured in a car bombing in Lebanon's Sidon earlier Sunday, is one of its cadres. Hamdan is also a Palestinian refugee in Lebanon, Hamas said in a ....

  • Israeli authorities destroy Palestinian farmlands south of Nablus

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:44:47 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:47 - ID:7190376

    RAMALLAH, Jan 14 (MENA) - Israeli bulldozers Sunday razed large tracts of land in the village of Burin, to the south of Nablus city in the occupied West Bank, according to local sources. WAFA news agency quoted the sources as saying Israeli ....

  • Palestinian injured during blast of leftover explosive in northern Gaza

    Date: 2018-01-14 12:05:36 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:34 - ID:7190053

    GAZA CITY, Jan 14 (MENA) - A Palestinian young man was wounded Sunday when an Israeli occupation leftover explosive went off east of Jabalia in northern Gaza. Gaza Strip Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al Qidra said that the 16-year-old ....

  • Palestinian PM receives assistant chief of Arab interior ministers council

    Date: 2018-01-14 11:48:32 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:31 - ID:7189992

    RAMALLAH, Jan 14 (MENA) - Palestinian Prime Minister Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah received on Sunday Assistant Secretary General of Arab Interior Ministers' Council Ahmed al Rabie. The meeting took up a number of issues pertaining to issues to ....

  • Syrian army continues military operations in southern Aleppo

    Date: 2018-01-14 11:36:51 GMT - Syria - Middle East - SN:28 - ID:7189995

    DAMASCUS, Jan 14 (MENA) - The Syrian army continued military operations against Nusra Front in the southern countryside of Aleppo on Sunday. Over the past few hours, the Syrian army units controlled several areas in the southern ....

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