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  • 70 Israeli violations against Palestinian refugees: committee

    Date: 2018-09-02 14:36:42 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:61 - ID:7558345

    RAMALLAH, Sept 2 (MENA) - A committee on supporting the Palestinian journalists said Sunday Israeli occupation forces are deliberately targeting Palestinian mediamen and journalists due to their role in exposing the crimes of occupation ....

  • Iran's Khamenei: War unlikely but armed forces should boost capacities

    Date: 2018-09-02 13:18:53 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:50 - ID:7558318

    TEHRAN, Sept 2 (MENA) – Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that there was no possibility of a military war on Iran given the ongoing political considerations, but the country's Armed Forces must continue to upgrade their human ....

  • Israel plans 7 closures for Karm Abu Salem in Sept.

    Date: 2018-09-02 12:17:53 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:39 - ID:7558203

    GAZA CITY, Sept 2 (MENA) - Israel has decided to close Karm Abu Salem border crossing for seven days in September for the Jewish holidays, said the Palestinian administration of crossings. The planned closures will be on September 9, 10, 18, 19, ....

  • Lebanon condemns US over UNRWA

    Date: 2018-09-02 11:36:26 GMT - Lebanon - Middle East - SN:34 - ID:7558015

    BEIRUT, Sept 2 (MENA) - Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry Sunday denounced the recent US decision to cut all funding to UNRWA, warning of attempts to deny Palestinians the right of return, The Daily Star reported. “Helping UNRWA is the duty of the ....

  • PLO member: UNRWA head's letter uncovers conspiracy against refugees

    Date: 2018-09-02 10:25:15 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:24 - ID:7557857

    GAZA CITY, Sept 2 (MENA) - Member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee member Ahmad Abu Holi, who is in charge of refugees affairs, said the historical letter by the UNRWA head uncovered the conspiracy being tailored ....

  • Syria Military source: No Israeli aggression on al Mezzeh Airport

    Date: 2018-09-02 07:00:34 GMT - Syria - Middle East - SN:10 - ID:7557644

    DAMASCUS, Sept 2 (MENA) - A Syrian military source said that no Israeli aggression was launched on al Mezzeh Airport on the western outskirts of Damascus last night, the Syrian news agency SANA reported on Sunday. The source said in a statement ....

  • Syrian forces shell areas near Idlib; explosions heard -- Syrian sources

    Date: 2018-09-02 06:58:31 GMT - Syria - Middle East - SN:9 - ID:7557605

    DAMASCUS, Sept 2 (MENA) - Explosions caused by a regime army shelling have been heard in areas between northern Latakia mountains and Jisr al Shughur in Idlib, according to Syria sources. The fresh bombardment came as the army deployed more ....

  • US deeply concerned over reported 'Iran missiles in Iraq' -- Pompeo

    Date: 2018-09-01 18:38:02 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:51 - ID:7557376

    WASHINGTON, Sept 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday Washington is deeply concerned over reports that Iran had transferred ballistic missiles into Iraq. "Deeply concerned about reports of #Iran transferring ballistic ....

  • PLO official urges int'l community to hold US accountable for reckless policies

    Date: 2018-09-01 13:08:47 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:33 - ID:7556862

    RAMALLAH, Sept 1 (MENA) - Member of Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization strongly rebuked on Saturday the US decision on cutting aid to the UN refugee agency (UNRWA). In a statement, Hanan Ashrawi described the decision ....

  • Abbas considers going to UN to challenge US decision on UNRWA

    Date: 2018-09-01 12:22:59 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:29 - ID:7556794

    RAMALLAH, Sept 1 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership are considering going to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and the Security Council to challenge the US decision stopping all aid to the UN agency ....

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