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Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu: "Air strikes are not sufficient in fight against ISIS"

Mevlüt ÇavuşoğluTurkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu emphasised that air strikes alone will not be enough to remove the threat posed by ISIS.


Tensions rise between Israel and Jordan over Jerusalem situation

Photo from earlier this month when Israeli forces entered Al-Aqsa mosque, for the first time in decadesThe Washington Post recently highlighted the growing tensions between Israel and Jordan and commented on King Abdullah II and the Jordanian people's anger over Israel's actions in occupied Jerusalem. The current situation in the Holy City poses a threat to the peace agreement currently in effect between the two countries.


US calls on Israel to treat all its citizens equally

Arab Israeli woman"Israel is a Jewish and democratic state in which all citizens should enjoy equal rights," US State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said during a press conference yesterday.


Tunisian party gives up support for Marzouki

Tunisians at a public engagement by Moncef Marzouki during this year's Presidential election campaignTunisia's Popular Front, a coalition of democratic and left-wing forces, announced it would not support the presidential candidate Moncef Marzouki, Al-Arab Al-Yawm reported today.


Japan worried about expansion of settlements in Jerusalem

Dome of the Rock and the Old CityThe Japanese government said on Friday that it is "worried" about the expansion of Israeli settlements in Jerusalem, the Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds reported.