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Kerry in Indonesia to get support in fight against ISIS

John Kerry with the recently inaugurated Indonesian President Joko WidodoThe US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Indonesia yesterday to attend the inauguration ceremony of Indonesian President Joko Widodo and to seek help from countries in Southeast Asia in the American-led fight against the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Middle East.


UN body reviews Israel's human rights violations against Palestinians

File photo of 8 year old Mohammed Ali who was arrested at the Qalandia checkpointMembers of the UN Human Rights Committee quizzed an Israeli delegation on Monday about Israel's human rights violations against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, Palestine's Quds Net News Agency reported.


Ban Ki-moon concerned about Israeli aggression on Al-Aqsa

Ban Ki-MoonUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed on Friday night his "deep concern" over the "provocations" on holy sites in Jerusalem, Al-Arab Al-Yawm said.


Washington: We have delivered Apaches to Egypt and we support its dialogue with Qatar

Jennifer PsakiUS State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki confirmed during Wednesday's daily press briefing that the US has begun delivering Apache helicopters to Egypt, noting that the US had announced its intention in August to deliver them. She said: "We announced that we would be delivering the Apaches. In terms of whether they were physically delivered, I think the Egyptians would certainly know that. But we announced that they were going to be delivered."


Chomsky: Hamas had won free and fair elections

The United States has been punishing the Palestinians for voting for the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas in 2006, Noam Chomsky said on Wednesday.