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  • 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 ....

  • Syrian opposition delegation to meet senior US officials

    Date: 2018-01-11 22:59:10 GMT - Switzerland - Middle East - SN:115 - ID:7186639

    GENEVA, Jan 11 (MENA) - Member of the Syrian High Negotiation Committee (HNC) of the Syrian opposition Basma Qaddmani said Thursday that a delegation of HNC members will hold a series of meetings with senior US officials in Washington. Qaddmani ....

  • US welcomes Libya's destruction of chemical weapons stockpile -statement

    Date: 2018-01-11 22:01:51 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:107 - ID:7186591

    WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (MENA) - The White House on Thursday congratulated Libya for destroying its remaining chemical weapons stockpile, and also called on Syria to fully eliminate its chemical weapons program, Daily Mail reported. "The United States ....

  • Palestinian spokesman says coming period demands steadfastness

    Date: 2018-01-11 22:01:15 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:105 - ID:7186584

    RAMALLAH, Jan 11 (MENA) - Palestinian Presidential Spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh said on Thursday that the coming period demands steadfastness and adherence to the national constants, particularly East Jerusalem, the capital of the State of ....

  • Palestinian resistance attacks tripled after Trump Jerusalem recognition

    Date: 2018-01-11 20:03:53 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:103 - ID:7186563

    GAZA, Jan 11 (MENA) - The number of Palestinian resistance attacks in Israel and the West Bank tripled following US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to new statistics released by Israeli Shin Bet ....

  • At least 8,000 people have been detained during Iran protests

    Date: 2018-01-11 19:24:04 GMT - France - Middle East - SN:97 - ID:7186534

    PARIS, Jan 11 (MENA) - The Paris-based Iranian Resistance said that the massive and widespread arrests of young people in different Iranian cities continue since the people took to the streets on December 28, Saudi al Arabiya channel reported on ....

  • Russian envoy, Jordanian amb. discuss preparations for Syrian national dialogue conf.

    Date: 2018-01-11 19:08:24 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:96 - ID:7186513

    MOSCOW, Jan 11 (MENA) – Russian President's Special Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov discussed with Jordanian Ambassador to Russia Amjad Odeh Adaileh the preparations for the Syrian national dialogue conference due to ....

  • Putin, Abbas to hold talks in Moscow on Feb. 12

    Date: 2018-01-11 18:58:08 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:95 - ID:7186520

    MOSCOW, Jan 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas will hold talks in Moscow on February 12, an official at the Embassy of Palestine in Moscow told Tass on Thursday. "Yes, the meeting will be held on ....

  • Italy, Iran sign 5 bn euros investment deal

    Date: 2018-01-11 18:49:07 GMT - Italy - Middle East - SN:94 - ID:7186500

    ROME, Jan 11 (MENA) - Italy and Iran on Thursday signed a credit agreement worth five billion euros to help Italian companies invest in Iran, the Italian economy ministry said. The framework accord was signed between Italian state-owned holding ....

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