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  • Iran evacuates more villages for fear of landslides after floods

    Date: 2019-04-06 09:00:01 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:15 - ID:7883907

    TEHRAN, April 6 (MENA) - Iran moved on Saturday to evacuate more towns and villages threatened by floods after forecasts for more rains in the southwest of the country, state television reported, as the nationwide toll from the flooding reached ....

  • Iran floods death toll reaches 70

    Date: 2019-04-06 07:49:53 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:10 - ID:7883806

    TEHRAN, April 6 (MENA) - Floods in Iran since March have killed 70 people, the head of the emergency services said on Friday, according to the official IRNA News Agency. "The floods also injured 791 persons of which 45 are still hospitalized," ....

  • Iraqi PM arrives in Tehran

    Date: 2019-04-06 06:27:21 GMT - Iraq - Middle East - SN:2 - ID:7883725

    BAGHDAD, April 6 (MENA) - Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi arrived in Iran's capital, Tehran, on Saturday on a two-day official visit, the office of the premier said. Abdul Mahdi is leading a delegation comprising ministers and businessmen, Iraqi ....

  • Suspicious item injures 4 Palestinians in eastern Gaza

    Date: 2019-04-05 21:00:04 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:65 - ID:7883564

    GAZA CITY, April 5 (MENA) - Four Palestinian kids were wounded after an Israeli explosive remnant went off east of Gaza city, local sources said on Friday. The four kids were slightly injured, medical sources said. (MENA) H M E/M S H ....

  • 84 Palestinians injured in Israeli attacks on protesters

    Date: 2019-04-05 19:39:24 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:63 - ID:7883459

    GAZA CITY, April 5 (MENA) - At least 84 Palestinians were injured, five of them seriously, on Friday as Israeli forces attacked hundreds of protesters taking part in the weekly Great March of Return protests at the Gaza-Israel border, the ....

  • 1st resettled Iraqi, Syrian refugees arrive in Portugal from Turkey

    Date: 2019-04-05 17:02:26 GMT - Switzerland - Middle East - SN:52 - ID:7883331

    GENEVA, April 5 (MENA) - Thirteen Syrian and Iraqi refugees have arrived safely in Lisbon, after leaving Turkey as part of Portugal's 2018-2019 refugee resettlement program, facilitated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the ....

  • Israeli settlers block Nablus-Jenin road

    Date: 2019-04-05 11:05:53 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:28 - ID:7882718

    RAMALLAH, April 5 (MENA) - A group of Israeli settlers on Friday closed the main road between the Palestinian cities of Nablus and Jenin in northern West Bank, according to Palestinian sources. They also threw stones towards the vehicles of ....

  • Moscow: Over 800 Syrian refugees return home over past 24 hours

    Date: 2019-04-05 11:02:46 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:26 - ID:7882670

    MOSCOW, April 5 (MENA) - As many as 816 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country over the past 24 hours, Russian Defense Ministry's Center for the Reception, Allocation and Accommodation of Refugees said on Friday. In a statement, the ....

  • Israeli army places barricades around villages, towns of Jenin

    Date: 2019-04-05 08:56:51 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:11 - ID:7882540

    RAMALLAH, April 5 (MENA) - The Israeli occupation forces placed military barricades in the surroundings of several villages and towns in Jenin governorate in northern West Bank. Palestinian sources said on Friday the Israeli forces have stepped ....

  • AL chief slams Brazil's move to open trade office in Jerusalem

    Date: 2019-04-04 16:35:36 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:57 - ID:7881903

    CAIRO, April 4 (MENA) - Secretary-General of the Arab League (AL) Ahmed Abul Gheit slammed Brazil's move to open a trade office in Jerusalem, saying that it represents a 'setback' in the country's stance and gives a negative message to the Arab ....

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