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  • Palestinian president in Moscow Friday

    Date: 2018-07-12 08:02:22 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:6 - ID:7484735

    RAMALLAH, July 12 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will visit Moscow on Friday for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the latest developments in the Middle East, especially in the Palestinian territories. In ....

  • Israeli warplanes hit three Syrian army posts

    Date: 2018-07-12 07:40:48 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:4 - ID:7484722

    RAMALLAH, July 12 (MENA) - The Israeli army shelled three Syrian military positions near the Golan Heights frontier in the wee hours of Thursday. Israeli Army spokesman Avichai Adarei said that Israeli fighter jets hit three targets in ....

  • Israeli forces detain injured Palestinian along Gaza borderline

    Date: 2018-07-11 19:44:39 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:88 - ID:7484382

    RAMALLAH, July 11 (MENA) - A Palestinian was detained on Wednesday after he was shot and injured by Israeli forces’ live fire along Gaza borderline to the east of Rafah city, in the southern Gaza Strip, sources told WAFA news agency. Israeli ....

  • UNRWA denies withholding salaries of 22,000 employees in Gaza

    Date: 2018-07-11 15:56:01 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:70 - ID:7483733

    RAMALLAH, July 11 (MENA) - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) denied news fanned by some websites that the agency mulls withholding the salaries of 22,000 staffers in Gaza Strip. Chief of ....

  • Palestinian cabinet stresses rejection of "deal of century"

    Date: 2018-07-11 15:48:02 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:69 - ID:7483971

    RAMALLAH, July 11 (MENA) - Palestinian cabinet on Wednesday underscored Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's rejection of any agreement reached under the name of "the deal of the century". It added that Palestinian people will continue ....

  • Israeli forces detain 19 Palestinians from West Bank

    Date: 2018-07-11 12:02:38 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:36 - ID:7483377

    RAMALLAH, July 11 (MENA) - Israeli forces detained on Wednesday 19 Palestinians, including a university lecturer, as they conducted multiple overnight raids across the West Bank, said the Palestine Prisoner’s Club (PPC). Israeli forces detained ....

  • Israeli forces raid Khan al-Ahmar, hold activists inside local school

    Date: 2018-07-11 11:14:44 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:28 - ID:7483378

    RAMALLAH, July 11 (MENA) - Israeli forces raided on Wednesday morning Khan al-Ahmar community in eastern Jerusalem, which is under threat of demolition and displacement, and held community activists who were keeping vigil inside the local school, ....

  • Russian, Syrian diplomats discuss planned reconciliation meeting in Sochi

    Date: 2018-07-11 09:15:55 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:16 - ID:7483242

    MOSCOW, July 11 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that diplomatic contacts have been made with Syria to discuss preparations for another Syrian reconciliation meeting within the Astana format (comprising Russia, Iran and ....

  • Israel releases 7 crew members of Gaza flotilla

    Date: 2018-07-11 07:18:24 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:8 - ID:7483027

    GAZA CITY, July 11 (MENA) - Israeli authorities released on Wednesday a seven-member Palestinian crew of a ship seeking to break the 12-year siege imposed on Gaza. The crew was detained late on Tuesday and the captain of the crew is not yet ....

  • Police question Israeli PM on corruption allegations

    Date: 2018-07-10 22:11:40 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:99 - ID:7482822

    RAMALLAH, July 10 (MENA) - Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday as part of their investigations into a string of corruption allegations, ABC News reported. The police said Netanyahu was questioned "for a number ....

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