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  • UN report finds Iran in violation of Yemen arms embargo

    Date: 2018-01-12 20:41:41 GMT - United Nations - Middle East - SN:70 - ID:7187960

    NEW YORK, Jan 12 (MENA) - Iran has violated a UN arms embargo by failing to block supplies to Yemen's Houthi militias of ballistic missiles that were fired at Saudi Arabia, Al Arabiya quoted a UN expert report as saying on Friday. "The panel has ....

  • Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions

    Date: 2018-01-12 20:12:22 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:68 - ID:7187893

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - The Trump administration on Friday announced it will extend waivers for Iran nuclear sanctions, keeping alive the landmark Obama-era deal for at least another few months, but White House officials vowed this is the "last ....

  • Iran spends $200 million on Hezbollah - US

    Date: 2018-01-12 18:56:47 GMT - United Nations - Middle East - SN:63 - ID:7187881

    NEW YORK, Jan 12 (MENA) - The United States Mission to the United Nations said Friday the Iranian regime spends at least $200 million on Hezbollah each year. On Thursday, the US Justice Department set up a team to investigate individuals and ....

  • 16 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli army at Gaza border

    Date: 2018-01-12 18:06:17 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:61 - ID:7187793

    RAMALLAH, Jan 12 (MENA) - Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at the eastern and northern border of the Gaza Strip on Friday left 16 Palestinians injured. Seven were shot with live bullets in the northern district of Jabalia. They ....

  • Israel approves 7,500 additional permits for Palestinians

    Date: 2018-01-12 16:45:12 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:55 - ID:7187783

    GAZA, Jan 12 (MENA) - The Israeli government is likely to approve 7,500 additional permits for Palestinians to work in Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported. Some 100,000-110,000 Palestinians currently work in Israel, including 30,000-40,000 ....

  • Russian army eliminates militants who shelled Hmeymim airbase

    Date: 2018-01-12 16:27:37 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:52 - ID:7187709

    MOSCOW, Jan 12 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry announced that the Russian military wiped out a subversive militant group, which shelled the Hmeymim airbase in Syria with mortars on December 31, TASS news agency reported on Friday. According ....

  • EU deeply concerned over minor detainees' condition in Israeli prisons

    Date: 2018-01-12 15:43:49 GMT - Belgium - Middle East - SN:49 - ID:7187650

    RAMALLAH, Jan 12 (MENA) – The European Union (EU) on Friday expressed deep concern over the condition of two minors who were detained and prosecuted by the Israeli authorities, WAFA reported. In a press statement, the EU Missions in Al Quds and ....

  • Turkey arrests 10 Daesh suspects

    Date: 2018-01-12 14:06:22 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:41 - ID:7187429

    ANKARA, Jan 12 (MENA) – Turkey arrested 10 suspects over links to Daesh group, Russia Today reported Friday. The arrested persons include a senior leader in the terrorist group. The Turkish gendarmerie forces also launched security operations ....

  • Israeli forces detain five, seize cash from Tulkarm town

    Date: 2018-01-12 11:59:30 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:32 - ID:7187147

    RAMALLAH, Jan 12 (MENA) – Israeli occupation forces on Friday detained five Palestinians and seized cash during an overnight raid into Illar town, northeast of Tulkarem in the northern West Bank, said a detainee’s parent. Muayyad Taqatqa told ....

  • Trump decides to extend Iran sanctions relief

    Date: 2018-01-12 09:39:01 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:23 - ID:7186777

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump decided to extend a sanctions waiver for Iran, leaving the 2015 nuclear deal intact, Sky News channel reported on Friday. The decision was taken after a meeting that Trump held with his ....

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