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Yemeni forces’ missile hit Saudi mercenaries base in Ma’rib prov.

Yemeni forces have fired a ballistic missile at a military base used by the Saudi-backed mercenaries in Yemen’s central Ma’rib Province, inflicting heavy damage on their military equipment and systems. Yemini sources said on Thursday that the medium-range Qaher M-2 missile had precisely hit the target. Meanwhile, Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah ...

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Israeli parliament ratifies ‘anti-police’ bill shielding Netanyahu

Israel’s parliament (Knesset) has ratified a law which would bar police from publicizing information about their criminal investigations, a measure opposition says is aimed at softening scrutiny of corruption probes against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The so-called “recommendations Bill” passed its final reading in the parliament on Thursday, with 59 ...

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Iran urges Canada’s answer over killing of national by police

Tehran has condemned the fatal shooting of an Iranian national by the Canadian police, calling for Ottawa’s explanation over the issue. “Unfortunately, we have been informed that an Iranian citizen residing in Canada, Babak Saidi, who was also sick, has been killed by a police gunshot,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman ...

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South Korea president calls sex slave deal with Japan ‘flawed’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has described as “flawed” an agreement inked in 2015 by his predecessor and Japan to settle the issue of the wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women by Japanese troops. “It has been confirmed that the negotiations on the ‘comfort women’ issue between South Korea and ...

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Bahraini protesters condemn hefty sentences for activists

Bahrainis have taken to the streets in several areas of the Persian Gulf kingdom to vent their anger at the hefty sentences handed down to anti-regime activists amid the Al Khalifah regime’s crackdown on political dissidents. On Wednesday, demonstrators staged rallies in Sitra Island, Wadyan and the Bilad al-Qadim suburb ...

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