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  • Netanyahu after Gaza strike "we will respond with greater force"

    Date: 2018-01-14 08:59:53 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:12 - ID:7189556

    GAZA CITY, Jan 14 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Israeli army will respond with greater force against Hamas attacks, The Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday. On the eve of a visit to India, Netanyahu commented on the ....

  • Israel closes down Karm Abu Salem crossing without giving any reasons

    Date: 2018-01-14 08:12:07 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:10 - ID:7189553

    GAZA CITY, Jan 14 (MENA) - Israel on Sunday closed down Karm Abu Salem crossing for undisclosed reasons. Israeli occupation forces have not given any word so far on the reasons behind the move. The Coordinator of Government Activities in the ....

  • Macron calls for respecting Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-01-13 22:42:05 GMT - France - Middle East - SN:65 - ID:7189376

    PARIS, Jan 13 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday called for the necessary respect of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers, a statement by the Elysee reported. This came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the ....

  • Israeli occupation army bombs Hamas positions in Gaza

    Date: 2018-01-13 22:04:20 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:62 - ID:7189368

    GAZA, Jan 13 (MENA) - Israeli occupation army's planes have attacked Hamas "terror targets" along the border with Gaza, the Israeli army was quoted by Haartez as saying Saturday. Palestinian sources said that a tunnel was the target of the ....

  • German journalist, previously arrested in Turkey, urges more pressure on Ankara

    Date: 2018-01-13 21:40:14 GMT - Germany - Middle East - SN:59 - ID:7189349

    BERLIN, Jan 13 (MENA) - German journalist Mesale Tolu called on Berlin to continue pressuring Turkey on detaining journalists and media workers, Deutsche Welle reported Saturday. "We cannot look away now," Tolu said. "I expect the federal ....

  • Four Palestinians injured in Jerusalem clashes

    Date: 2018-01-13 18:29:34 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:50 - ID:7189133

    RAMALLAH, Jan 13 (MENA) - Four Palestinians, including a paramedic, were injured when Israeli forces dispersed protesters in Jerusalem on Saturday. The paramedic was wounded while providing medical aid for a protester, the Palestinian Red ....

  • 2nd light tremor rocks western Iran

    Date: 2018-01-13 13:54:38 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:27 - ID:7188570

    TEHRAN, Jan 13 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 4.1 on Richter scale shook Sumar in the western province of Kermanshah bordering Iraq at 10:00 hours local time (06:30 GMT) on Saturday, IRNA news agency reported. According to the Seismological ....

  • Israeli authorities ban elderly woman from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2018-01-13 10:12:18 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:23 - ID:7188314

    RAMALLAH, Jan 13 (MENA) - Israeli occupation authorities decided late Friday to ban a 61-year-old Amira al-Haj Khalil, from Jerusalem, from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque for 15 days for raising the Palestinian flag during a protest held after Friday's ....

  • Iran rejects changes to nuclear deal- Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2018-01-13 09:38:33 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:19 - ID:7188313

    TEHRAN, Jan 13 (MENA) - Iran announced on Saturday that it will not accept any changes to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The Iranian Foreign Ministry stressed in a statement that Iran "will not accept any change in the deal, neither now ....

  • Hamas, Islamic Jihad not to attend PLO central council meeting

    Date: 2018-01-13 09:18:09 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:14 - ID:7188259

    RAMALLAH, Jan 13 (MENA) - The movements of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad will not be taking part in a meeting of the central council of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to be held in Ramallah on Sunday. Chairman of the political office ....

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