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  • Emergency meeting on Gaza by UNGA on Wednesday

    Date: 2018-06-09 06:38:50 GMT - United Nations - Middle East - SN:6 - ID:7436423

    NEW YORK, June 9 (MENA) -The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to adopt a resolution that would deplore Israel’s “excessive use of force,” particularly in Gaza, and seek recommendations to ensure the protection of ....

  • Two missiles fired from Yemen toward Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2018-06-08 20:27:55 GMT - Yemen - Middle East - SN:58 - ID:7436296

    SANAA, June 8 (MENA) - The Saudi air defense has spotted two missiles fired from the Yemeni territories toward the Saudi city of Najran, the Saudi-led Arab coalition said on Friday. The pair missed their target, with one failed to pass the border ....

  • EU foreign policy chief cancels Israel visit

    Date: 2018-06-08 19:50:16 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:56 - ID:7436273

    GAZA CITY, June 8 (MENA) - European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has canceled her participation in a conference organized by American Jewish Committee set to take place at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem on Monday, ....

  • 4 killed, 618 injured in new Israeli violence against Palestinians

    Date: 2018-06-08 19:36:22 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:54 - ID:7436260

    GAZA CITY, June 8 (MENA) - Four Palestinians were killed on Friday as Israel used force anew against peaceful protests in eastern Gaza Strip. Some 618 others were injured in the violence in which Israeli troops used live bullets and tear gas, ....

  • Israeli forces kill two Palestinians, injure 525 along Gaza border

    Date: 2018-06-08 18:44:47 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:51 - ID:7436169

    GAZA CITY, June 8 (MENA) - Two Palestinian citizens were killed by Israeli gunfire, during their participation in the Great March of Return protests along the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. In a ....

  • Palestinian gov"t denounces Netanyahu remarks on peaceful rallies

    Date: 2018-06-08 14:28:09 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:29 - ID:7435858

    RAMALLAH, June 8 (MENA) – Palestinian government spokesman Yousef Al Mahmoud on Friday denounced remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in some European states about peaceful rallies on the Israel-Gaza border. In a statement, ....

  • Russia denies reports about airstrikes on Syria‚Äôs Idlib

    Date: 2018-06-08 11:39:21 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:20 - ID:7435664

    MOSCOW, June 8 (MENA) - Russia’s Defense Ministry rejected the reports of the Syrian Human Rights Monitoring Center and White Helmets that a Russian warplane had allegedly delivered an airstrike on June 7 near the community of Zardan in Syria’s ....

  • Israeli air force complete multi-front drill as Gaza tensions surge

    Date: 2018-06-07 20:55:09 GMT - Israel - Middle East - SN:82 - ID:7435216

    GAZA CITY, June 7 (MENA) - The Israel Air Force (IAF) completed Thursday a week-long military exercise simulating a two-front aerial campaign on the southern and northern borders, with Israeli jets battering hundreds of simulated targets, the ....

  • 8 Palestinians injured by Israeli forces in Nablus

    Date: 2018-06-07 14:43:58 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:53 - ID:7434351

    RAMALLAH, June 7 (MENA) - Eight Palestinians were injured on Thursday by the Israeli forces during incursions in Nablus in the West Bank. Clashes broke out between the forces and the Palestinians where the Israeli forces fired live and rubber ....

  • Palestinian Foreign Ministry: Israeli killing of Tamimi "mark of shame" on US

    Date: 2018-06-07 14:14:00 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:51 - ID:7434242

    RAMALLAH, June 7 (MENA) - The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has denounced Israel's brutal crime of murdering Palestinian youth Izzeddin Tamimi after shooting him dead at close range in the village of Nabi Saleh, in Ramallah, terming this as a " mark ....

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