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  • Pompeo: US provided $6.3 bn in aid to Palestinians since 1994

    Date: 2018-09-08 08:43:22 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:7 - ID:7567038

    WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (MENA) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that since 1994, the US provided $6.3 billion in aid to support the Palestinian people. Iran’s regime provided Palestinians with just $20,000, via UNWRA from 2008 to 2017, Pompeo ....

  • Iran's Guard kills 6 Kurdish militants near border -- report

    Date: 2018-09-07 20:10:25 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:52 - ID:7566879

    TEHRAN, Sept 7 (MENA) - Iran's Revolutionary Guard has killed six Kurdish militants and wounded several others in western Iran near the border with Iraq, ABC News reported on Friday. The Guard's assault was apparently a "revenge" for a July 20 ....

  • UNICEF: Escalation of violence in Idlib to be deadly for children

    Date: 2018-09-07 18:02:03 GMT - Switzerland - Middle East - SN:45 - ID:7566737

    GENEVA, Sept 7 (MENA) - A further escalation of fighting in Idlib, northwestern Syria, will put the lives of more than 1 million children at imminent risk, UNICEF said Friday. "Thousands of children in Idlib have been forced to leave their homes ....

  • Arab Parliament hails Paraguay over shutting down embassy in Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-09-07 13:50:16 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:34 - ID:7566503

    CAIRO, Sept 7 (MENA) – The Arab Parliament (AP) commended the brave decision which was taken by Paraguay to shut down its embassy in the occupied Jerusalem, BNA reported on Friday. AP Speaker Mishal bin Fahm al Salami sent cables of thanks to ....

  • Paraguay President Benitez 'regrets' Israel's decision to close embassy

    Date: 2018-09-07 13:25:31 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:29 - ID:7566454

    GAZA CITY, Sept 7 (MENA) - Paraguay President Mario Abdo Benitez has described the Israeli response, after his country chose to relocate its embassy back from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, as exaggerated, The Jerusalem Post reported. "I regret Israel's ....

  • Arab League welcomes Paraguay embassy move out of Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-09-06 20:51:45 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:86 - ID:7565794

    CAIRO, Sept 6 (MENA) - The Arab League has welcomed Paraguay's decision to relocate its embassy from the contested city of Jerusalem back to Tel Aviv. “It’s a correction to a mistake made in May by the former government that failed to observe the ....

  • US VP speaks with Paraguay president after Tel Aviv embassy move

    Date: 2018-09-06 13:40:51 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:47 - ID:7565140

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence spoke with Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez following a decision by the South American state to move its embassy back to Tel Aviv, JPost reported on Thursday. Pence wanted to ....

  • Trump: US exercising great pressure on Iran

    Date: 2018-09-06 11:42:30 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:31 - ID:7564672

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - President Donald Trump stressed that the US Administration is exercising great pressure on Iran. During a meeting with Republican Congressional Leadership on Thursday, Trump said there are "difficulties in the Middle ....

  • Israel closes embassy in Paraguay over Jerusalem move

    Date: 2018-09-05 20:27:02 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:70 - ID:7564207

    GAZA CITY, Sept 5 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to close his country's embassy in Paraguay after the South American country said it would return its embassy from Jerusalem to its original location in Tel ....

  • UN urges immediate funding for emergency fuel to avoid catastrophe in Gaza

    Date: 2018-09-05 17:00:52 GMT - Egypt - Middle East - SN:57 - ID:7563954

    CAIRO, Sept 5 (MENA) - The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator to the occupied Palestinian territory, Jamie McGoldrick, Wednesday urged immediate funding for emergency fuel to Gaza to avoid catastrophic breakdown in essential services, WAFA news ....

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