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  • Russia did not receive NOTAM on safe air links with Syria - source

    Date: 2019-02-01 14:41:56 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:49 - ID:7784622

    MOSCOW, Feb 1 (MENA) - Russian air traffic control services have not received a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) on the restoration of safe air links with Syria, an industry source told Sputnik. Earlier in the day, a source at Beirut International ....

  • USAID stops all assistance for Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza

    Date: 2019-02-01 12:16:17 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:36 - ID:7784394

    RAMALLAH, Feb 1 (MENA) - A US official said on Friday that the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip. On Thursday, Secretary General of the PLO ....

  • 11 Palestinians killed, 1,200 injured by Israeli forces in January - report

    Date: 2019-02-01 10:02:36 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:30 - ID:7784150

    RAMALLAH, Feb 1 (MENA) - Eleven Palestinians were killed and 1,200 others injured by the Israeli occupation forces throughout January, an official report said on Friday. As well, 450 Palestinian citizens were arrested and 35 houses and buildings ....

  • Erekat: US aid to PA security forces to stop as of Friday

    Date: 2019-01-31 17:32:24 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:62 - ID:7783608

    RAMALLAH, Jan 31 (MENA) - Secretary General of the PLO Executive Committee, Saeb Erekat, said on Thursday that US aid to the Palestinian security services will come to an end as of Friday, February 1, at the request of the Palestinian ....

  • Palestinian president says US support made Israel act “above the law”

    Date: 2019-01-31 15:58:55 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:53 - ID:7783376

    RAMALLAH, Jan 31 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stressed that what encouraged Israel to act as a state above the law was the support of the US administration. During a joint press conference in Ramallah with visiting Maltese ....

  • Palestinian Foreign Ministry condemns Israeli accusations against Amnesty International

    Date: 2019-01-31 15:58:01 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:52 - ID:7783384

    RAMALLAH, Jan 31 (MENA) - The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the Israeli accusation against Amnesty International. In a statement on Thursday, the ministry lauded a report issued by Amnesty International saying that the tourism ....

  • Israeli forces viciously attack Palestinian family in Hebron

    Date: 2019-01-31 11:35:36 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:29 - ID:7782772

    RAMALLAH, Jan 31 (MENA) - Israeli forces viciously attacked on Thursday a Palestinian family in the Old City in Hebron in the southern West Bank. Palestinian citizen Hazem Abu Jaber said the Israeli troops have repeatedly attacked his family to ....

  • Pompeo: Iran represents 'real risk'

    Date: 2019-01-31 09:22:31 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:14 - ID:7782596

    WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (MENA) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke about the threat of Iran's nuclear missile program, saying "Having chance to be the director of the CIA, I think the intelligence supports that Iran presents a real risk and that they ....

  • Israeli killed, 2 others hurt in car crash between Palestinian truck, Israeli cars

    Date: 2019-01-30 17:11:28 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:55 - ID:7781882

    GAZA CITY, Jan 30 (MENA) - A 20-year-old Israeli man was killed Wednesday in a car accident between a Palestinian truck and two Israeli vehicles on route 60, near as-Samu in the Hebron region of the West Bank. Two others were lightly injured, Ynet ....

  • AL asks int'l community to shoulder its responsibility towards Arabs of 48

    Date: 2019-01-30 12:31:21 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:28 - ID:7781315

    CAIRO, Jan 30 (MENA) - The Arab League asserted its full backing for Arabs of 48 (Arab citizens of Israel) and the Palestinian 48ers' struggle in defense of their lands, property and their right to live with dignity in their towns and villages, ....

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