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UN recognition of Palestinian NGO angers Israel

Israel has rebuked the United Nations for granting accreditation to a Palestinian non-governmental organization which Tel Aviv says is linked to the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas. In a statement on Monday, Israel’s mission to the United Nations condemned the move by the 19-member UN Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations to recognize ...

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Saudi jets drop bombs on Yemen radio station

Saudi warplanes have, “for the first time,” launched an attack on a radio station in northern Yemen, while six civilians are killed in similar raids on the capital, San’a. The strike happened on Sunday in northern Sa’ada province, according to Press TV’s correspondent in Yemen. Saudi Arabia’s deadly war on Yemen rages on ...

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Pro-Palestinians want Israel kicked out of FIFA

Pro-Palestinians have staged a rally in the Swiss city of Zurich to call on football’s governing body, FIFA, to expel Israel from world soccer tournaments. On Thursday, the protesters gathered outside the venue for the 65th FIFA Congress, waved pro-Palestine banners and flags, and shouted, “We want justice! We want freedom!” and ...

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Iraqi forces kill over 30 ISIL militants in restive Anbar province

Iraqi army forces backed by fighters from the Popular Mobilization units have engaged ISIL Takfiri militants in the country’s western province of Anbar, killing more than three dozen of them in the process. A provincial security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said 37 ISIL militants were killed as Iraqi forces struck ISIL ...

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Nuclear settlement easy via local potential: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the settlement of the country’s nuclear issue will be facilitated by tapping into domestic potential. The Leader made the remarks in a meeting with Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and lawmakers on Wednesday.  

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Iraqi military kills senior ISIL commander in Salahuddin

The Iraqi military has killed a major general of former Ba’athi regime who was a senior commander of the Takfiri ISIL group during a cleanup operation in Iraq’s troubled northern province of Salahuddin. According to a statement released by the Iraqi Defense Ministry on Tuesday, the ISIL provincial commander, whose name ...

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