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  • US State Department spokesman Ned Price speaks during a press briefing at the State Department in Washington, DC, on 31 March 2021. [CAROLYN KASTER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images]
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    US, Israel to launch joint international probe into tanker attack

    The US and Israel have agreed to launch a joint international investigation into the attack on the Israeli-managed Mercer Street tanker off the Omani coast. According to Spokesperson Ned Price, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Israeli Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid and agreed...
  • British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in Khartoum, Sudan on January 21, 2021. [Mahmoud Hjaj - Anadolu Agency]
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    UK blames Iran for deadly ship attack

    British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced on Sunday that it was "highly likely" that Iran was behind the tanker attack off the coast of Oman, killing two people last Thursday, Reuters reported. "We believe this attack was deliberate, targeted, and a clear violation of international law by Iran. UK...
  • Journalists protest outside the United Nations office in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah on June 28, 2021 [ABBAS MOMANI/AFP via Getty Images]
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    61 Israeli violations against Palestinian journalists in July

    The Journalist Support Committee (JSC) said it has documented 61 Israeli violations against journalists in the occupied Palestinian territories during July, Anadolu news agency reported. The Geneva-based rights group said in a statement yesterday that the violations included the targeting and wounding of 22 Palestinian journalists using rubber-coated metal bullets, sponge...
  • Jewish settlers attack Palestinians who gather to protest illegal Jewish settlements near Teyaseer checkpoint in Tubas, West Bank on 24 July 2021. [Nedal Eshtayah - Anadolu Agency]
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    Israel settler uses soldier's gun to shoot at Palestinians in West Bank

    An Israeli settler shot at Palestinians in the occupied West Bank using an Israeli soldier's weapon, footage released by rights group B'Tselem shows. Palestinian who witnessed the incident, which took place on 26 June, said the soldier gave the settler the weapon, while the Israeli military claims the settler...
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    Gaza Health Ministry warns of lack of medicine for cancer patients

    The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza on Sunday warned of the repercussions of the lack of medicine and treatment protocols for cancer patients due to the continued Israeli blockade. In a press conference held under the name "save cancer patients", Dr Muhammad Abu Nada, head of the oncology...
  • Protesters gather and hold Palestinian flags in central Johannesburg, on May 23, 2021, as they take part in a counter protest in solidarity with Palestinians in response to a demonstration organised by the South Africa Zionist Federation. [MICHELE SPATARI/AFP via Getty Images]
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    The African Union's back door invite to Israel has betrayed the Palestinians

    The plans to sneak Israel quietly into the African Union as an observer state appear to have backfired spectacularly. Israeli celebrations may be premature as Algeria, one of Palestine's strongest supporters in Africa, garners support to oppose the colonial state's affiliation. News began to emerge last week that Israel...
  • Security forces take security measures around parliament building as supporters of Ennahda Movement stage protest against suspending parliament, assuming executive powers by Tunisian President Kais Saied in Tunis, Tunisia on 26 July 2021. [Nacer Talel - Anadolu Agency]
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    Tunisia: Ennahda Youth Movement calls to form national salvation leadership

    Tunisia's Ennahda National Youth Movement on Sunday urged the movement's leader, Rached Ghannouchi, to form a national leadership including youth to save the political track of the country, Anadolu Agency reported. The call came a week after President Kais Saied dismissed Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi, removed the immunity of...
  • Palestinian protestors chant slogans and wave the national flag and the Algerian flag during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on 29 December 2017, following the weekly Muslim Friday prayers. [MUSA AL SHAER/AFP/Getty Images]
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    Hamas hails Algeria's support for Palestine

    The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas on Sunday praised the Algerian stance on supporting the Palestinian issue and rejecting normalisation of ties with Israel, a statement announced. "We also highly evaluate the steadfast Algerian efforts seeking to dismiss the Zionist entity from the African Union (AU)," the statement added....
  • Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra on 20 March 2019 in Berlin. [ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Algeria calls for expelling Israel from AU

    Algeria has taken vigorous steps with several African countries to revoke Israel's observer status at the African Union (AU), local media reported on Sunday. Local El-Waq3 quoted official sources stating that Algiers had officially started forming an African state team to reject a recent decision by the union to...
  • A forest in Algeria [Wikipedia]
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    Algeria sentences forest arsonists to 30 years in prison

    Algeria's forest fires have caused "heavy losses" the National Delegate for Major Risks at the Algerian Interior Ministry Abdelhamid Afra announced on Sunday, stressing that the country would impose "severe penalties" on the arsonists, amounting to 30 years in prison. "The 350 fire spots were reported to have caused...
  • A Lebanese soldier sits in an armoured vehicle as the army deploys amid clashes in the Khalde area, south of the capital, on 1 August 2021. [ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Lebanon: 2 killed in Arab clan, Hezbollah clashes

    At least two people have been killed and others wounded in armed clashes on Sunday between Shia mourners in Beirut's southern town of Khalde, when gunmen opened fire at the funeral of a Hezbollah commander who was killed the previous day. Anadolu Agency quoted eyewitnesses stating that the clashes...
  • Security forces take security measures around parliament building as supporters and opponents of coup gather in front of parliament building after Tunisian President Kais Saied announced late Sunday that he has fully assumed executive authority in addition to suspending parliament in Tunis, Tunisia on 26 July 2021. [Nacer Talel - Anadolu Agency]
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    Egypt urges Tunisians to 'avoid escalation'

    Egypt on Sunday called upon Tunisians to avoid escalation and violence amid tension after the country's president dismissed the government and suspended parliament, reports Anadolu Agency. Last week, Tunisian President Kais Saied dismissed the government of Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi, froze the parliament, and assumed executive authority with the...
  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks after the last cabinet meeting of the 12th government of Iran in Tehran, Iran on August 01, 2021 [Iranian Presidency/Anadolu Agency]
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    Outgoing president apologises to Iranians for hardships

    Iran's outgoing President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday apologised to the Iranians for the hardships they endured during his eight-year administration, reports Anadolu Agency. Speaking during his final cabinet meeting, Rouhani acknowledged that his government shared "only part of the truth" with the people as he was afraid it would...
  • Egyptian soldiers on May 31, 2021 [ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Eight Egyptian soldiers killed in anti-terrorism operations

    Eight Egyptian army soldiers have been killed in anti-terrorism operations, the armed forces said on Sunday, reports Reuters. According to an armed forces statement, most of the fighting took place in the northern Sinai, where militants loyal to the Daesh group operate, "during the last period". It was not...
  • Summer camp for children with special needs in Gaza [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]
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  • Palestinian in the Qalandiya checkpoint from Ramallah into Jerusalem on May 07, 2021, in Ramallah, West Bank [Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency]
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    Israel grants 15,000 work permits to Palestinians

    The Israeli government on Sunday granted 15,000 work permits for Palestinians from the West Bank to work in the construction sector, reports Anadolu Agency. Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said the granting of 15,000 work permits was done in cooperation with the housing, finance, defense, and regional cooperation ministries....
  • Mohammed al-Ghul (C), one of Hamas executives, makes a speech during a protest against Israeli policy of administrative detention in front of building of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Gaza City, Gaza on July 12, 2021 [Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency]
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    17 Palestinians strike to protest Israel's administrative detention

    Seventeen Palestinian detainees in Israel have launched a hunger strike in protest of their administrative detention without charge or trial, a local NGO said on Sunday, reports Anadolu Agency. In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoner Society said the detainees have gone on hunger strike to protest Israel's policy of...
  • Israeli Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks during a press conference at the Israeli Parliament on November 14, 2018 in Jerusalem, Israel [Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images]
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    Israeli cabinet start first state budget debate in three years

    Israeli cabinet ministers on Sunday began debate on the 2021-2022 state budget, more than three years after the government last approved a fiscal spending package, reports Reuters. Due to two years of political stalemate and four elections, Israel is using a pro-rated version of the 2019 state budget that...
  • Healthcare professionals work at intensive care unit of Munci Selim Hospital, where Covid-19 patients are treated, as they spend Eid al-Adha next to their patients away from their families in Tunis, Tunisia on July 20, 2021 [Yassine Gaidi/Anadolu Agency]
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    Anger over Tunisia's pandemic failures fuels political crisis

    Waiting in line to receive a COVID-19 jab from the Tunisian army, Zubeir Bin Ammar was in little doubt that the military and President Kais Saied were succeeding where the government he removed from power had failed, reports Reuters. "May God bless the army and the president. I hope...
  • A tuktuk car drives past a large poster of Iraq's populist Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, in Sadr City, east of the capital Baghdad, on July 15, 2021 [AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP via Getty Images]
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    21 coalitions to run in Iraq parliamentary elections

    Twenty-one electoral coalitions will run in Iraq's upcoming parliamentary elections in October, according to the country's election commission, reports Anadolu Agency. "There are a total of 3,249 candidates vying in the polls, including 951 women and 789 independents," commission spokesperson Jumana al-Ghalay said in a statement. The Al-Fatah Alliance...
  • Jelena Aparac, head of the UN Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries [Twitter]
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    UN: mercenaries must leave Libya to facilitate peace, elections

    UN experts on Friday called on all private military contractors and mercenaries to leave Libya immediately, saying their departure is "overdue" and a "vital precondition" for the peaceful elections planned for this year, reports Anadolu Agency. Jelena Aparac, head of the UN Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries,...
  • Migrants rescued by Tunisia's national guard during an attempted crossing of the Mediterranean by boat arrive at the port of el-Ketef in Ben Guerdane in southern Tunisia near the border with Libya on June 27, 2021 [FATHI NASRI/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Rescuers pull 394 migrants from dangerously overcrowded boat off Tunisia

    Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean overnight on Sunday in an operation lasting about six hours, a Reuters witness said. The German and French NGO ships Sea-Watch 3 and Ocean Viking rescued the migrants in Tunisian waters 68 km...
  • Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh in Tehran, Iran on October 5, 2020 [Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency]
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    Iran says not behind attack on Israeli-operated oil tanker off Oman

    Iran on Sunday denied involvement in an attack that targeted an Israeli-operated oil tanker off the shores of Oman, in which two crew members were killed, reports Anadolu Agency. Speaking in his weekly news conference, Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said the Israeli accusations for Iran of being behind...
  • Libyan Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah, delivers a speech on June 20, 2021, in the town of Buwairat al-Hassoun, during a ceremony to mark the reopening of 300-kilometre road between the cities of Misrata and Sirte [MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Turkey welcomes reopening of strategic coastal road in Libya

    Turkey welcomed the reopening of a strategic coastal road linking Libya's east to its west, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Saturday, reports Anadolu Agency. "We welcome the official opening of the Misrata – Sirte Coastal Road on 30 July 2021, which has been closed for a long time," it...
  • A picture taken on December 5, 2019, shows a general view of the headquarters of al-Jazeera Media Network, in the Qatari capital Doha [KARIM JAAFAR/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Qatar's Al Jazeera television broadcasts live from Egypt after 8-year hiatus

    Qatar-based Al Jazeera television broadcast live from Egypt on Saturday for the first time in eight years, reports Anadolu Agency. Al Jazeera, which closed its offices after Egyptian security forces broke up demonstrations in Rabia and al-Nahda squares on August 14, 2013, began broadcasting again. The live broadcast was...
  • Ismail Haniya arrives at Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport on June 27, 2021 in Beirut, Lebanon [Ali Allouch ATPImages/Getty Images]
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    Haniyeh re-elected as chief of Palestinian Hamas

    Ismail Haniyeh has been elected to a second term as head of Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, two Palestinian officials told Reuters on Sunday. "Brother Ismail Haniyeh was re-elected as the head of the movement's political office for a second time," one official told...
  • Rached Ghannouchi, Tunisian parliament speaker and the head of the Ennahda Movement in Tunis, Tunisia on 12 January 2021 [Yassine Gaidi/Anadolu Agency]
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    Tunisia's Ghannouchi discharged from hospital after medical checks

    Tunisia's Parliament Speaker Rached Ghannouchi was discharged from hospital after conducting medical checks, the moderate Islamist Ennahda party said, reports Anadolu Agency. The party said in a statement that Ghannouchi was admitted to the hospital on Saturday after feeling ill. Ghannouchi "left the hospital after conducting medical checks and...
  • Smoke rises after a forest fire broke out in Marmaris district in Mugla, Turkey on July 31, 2021 [Ali Rıza Akkır/Anadolu Agency]
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    Turkey: 98 massive forest fires under control

    Ninety-eight of 107 forest fires in Turkey are under control, the nation's Agriculture and Forestry Minister said late Saturday, reports Anadolu Agency. Efforts to contain nine blazes are still ongoing, Bekir Pakdemirli said during a news conference at a fire management center in the Degirmenyani district of southwestern Mugla...
  • Rached Ghannouchi, Tunisian parliament speaker and the head of the Ennahda Movement speaks during a panel in Tunis, Tunisia on January 12, 2021 [Yassine Gaidi/Anadolu Agency]
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    Tunisia's Ennahda puts off party meeting amid crisis

    The head of Tunisia's biggest party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, on Saturday postponed a meeting of its highest council after senior members called for his resignation over his handling of the political crisis, party sources said, reports Reuters. Rached Ghannouchi, who is also parliament speaker, has played a critical...
  • Syria's PM Hussein Arnous in Damascus on October 2, 2018 [LOUAI BESHARA/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Syria's Assad asks PM Arnous to form new cabinet

    Syrian President Bashar al Assad has tasked Prime Minister Hussein Arnous with forming a new government following an election in May that extended Assad's two-decade-old presidency, reports Reuters. Assad originally named Arnous as prime minister last August to replace Imad Khamis, who was fired as Syria grappled with a...
  • US Navy patrol boat [AFP via Getty Images]
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    US military aids Israel-managed tanker attacked off Oman

    The US Navy is assisting an Israeli-managed petroleum products tanker attacked off Oman with two crew members killed, the US military said on Saturday, adding the ship was most likely hit by a drone strike, reports Reuters. Mercer Street, a Liberian-flagged, Japanese-owned vessel that was attacked on Thursday, is...
  • Image of Tunisian Federal Courthouse [Citizen59/Wikipedia]
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    Tunisia places former judge under house arrest

    Tunisian authorities have placed a former judge under house arrest, according to local media on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported. A security force enforced a decision by Interior Minister Reda Gharslawi to place Bechir Akremi under house arrest, the private radio station, Mosaique FM, reported. According to the decision, Akremi is banned...
  • (FILES) File picture dated September 25, 2003 shows a view of the offices of Dubai Media City based Al-Arabiya news TV channel. Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya television, one of two leading pan-Arab satellite news channels, marked its fifth anniversary on March 3, 2008 saying it targets "every Arabic speaker" worldwide. AFP PHOTO/Patrick BAZ (Photo credit should read PATRICK BAZ/AFP via Getty Images)
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    Algeria withdraws Al-Arabiya's license for propagating 'misinformation'

    Algerian authorities on Saturday withdrew the accreditation of the Saudi-funded Al-Arabiya TV channel for propagating "misinformation", Anadolu Agency reports. "A decision was reached to withdraw the accreditation of Al-Arabiya news channel for not respecting the rules of professional ethics and practicing media misinformation and manipulation," the Algerian Ministry of Communications said in a brief...
  • Members of the Ennahda Islamist bloc attend a parliamentary session in Tunis on January 26, 2021 [FETHI BELAID/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Ennahda party calls for dialogue to resolve Tunisia crisis

    Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party on Saturday called on President Kais Saied to engage in dialogue to avoid deepening the country's political crisis, Anadolu Agency reported. "The possible and effective way-out of these problems will not be through monopolizing power, which can only increase the spread of corruption, nepotism, and injustice,"...
  • Two hydroponic cannabis plants [Plantlady223/Wikipedia]
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    Morocco: Bill to legalise cannabis enters into force

    Bill 13.21, the bill to legalise the use of cannabis, came into force on Friday in Morocco after it was published in the Official Gazette. Last May, the Moroccan House of Representatives (the first chamber of Parliament) approved a bill legalising the use of cannabis for medical and industrial...
  • Tunisian President Kais Saied speaks during a ceremony in Tunis, Tunisia on March 22, 2021 [Yassine Gaidi/Anadolu Agency]
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    Tunisia president receives Saudi foreign minister

    Tunisian President Kais Saied on Friday received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Bin Abdullah Al-Saud at Carthage Palace. The Tunisian presidency announced in a statement that the Saudi foreign minister conveyed the greetings of King Salman and his crown prince...
  • A picture shows silos at the Zueitina oil terminal on 14 September 2016 [ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images
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    Libya: Oil revenues hit $2.13bn

    Oil revenues in Libya rose to record levels in June, reaching around $2.13 billion. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced that June's net revenues from sales of crude oil, gas, condensates, petroleum products and petrochemicals reached record levels, driven by increased demand for oil and a surge in global...
  • TUNIS, TUNISIA - FEBRUARY 27: Supporters of Ennahda Movement rally to demand the end of political crisis in the country as the cabinet revision issue between President of Tunisia, Kais Saied and Prime Minister Prime Minister of Tunisia, Hichem Mechichi continues in Tunis, Tunisia, on February 27, 2021. ( Nacer Talel - Anadolu Agency )
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    Tunisia judge releases 4 Ennahda Movement members

    A Tunisian judicial source has revealed that four people affiliated with the Ennahda Movement were released on Friday after being summoned by an examining magistrate on charges of "attempting to carry out acts of violence in front of Parliament" on Monday and Tuesday. A source at the Court of...
  • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 6 : European Union flags are seen waving outside the EU Commission Building in Brussels, Belgium on July 6, 2021. ( Dursun Aydemir - Anadolu Agency )
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    EU approves Lebanon sanctions framework

    The European Union (EU) announced on Friday that it had approved a legal framework for a sanctions mechanism targeting Lebanese individuals and entities. This comes following a year-long crisis that left Lebanon reeling from financial collapse, massive inflation and food and fuel shortages. The EU added in a statement...
  • Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif Al-Islam
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    Gaddafi's son to return to political life

    Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, announced on Friday that he is arranging a return to political life in his first video interview since his disappearance ten years ago. In an interview with The New York Times, Gaddafi's son asserted: "Now, I am a free...
  • TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - JUNE 13: An Israeli vendor serves a tasting of Makhpela, a blend of Cabernet and Merlot made by Jewish settlers in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba, at the country's first international wine exhibition June 13, 2006 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Annual wine consumption has doubled in recent years to some 7.5 liters per capita amongst non-Muslim Israelis. While this is considerably less than the 60 liters each Frenchman or Italian consumes annually, it represents a marked increase in local terms, which has been matched by the development of international quality wines from both local major producers and boutique wineries. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)
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    US Republican senators back bill to label settlement products 'Made in Israel'

    A number of Republican senators are backing a bill that would see the products of illegal Israeli settlements labelled as "Made in Israel", Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post reported on Saturday. One of the last orders of the former US President Donald Trump required products of Israeli settlements to...
  • JERUSALEM - JUNE 02: Israeli forces take measures in Jerusalem on June 02, 2021. An action replay of events is happening with the Al-Kurd family, living in limbo in Sheikh Jarrah district. Nearly 73 years ago, the family faced eviction from their ancestral home in the northern port city of Haifa located on the slopes of Mount Mar Elias under similar circumstances. ( Mostafa Alkharouf - Anadolu Agency )
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    Palestine: Demonstration against settlements, evictions in Jerusalem

    Tens of Palestinians took part in an anti-settlement and eviction demonstration in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in occupied East Jerusalem, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday. An Anadolu Agency reporter disclosed that tens of Palestinians, including Arab Israeli MKs, gathered in Sheikh Jarrah and chanted against Israeli settlements and...
  • A US army helicopter flies over the stepped Ziggurat temple, a three-tiered edifice dating back to 2113 BC, in the ancient city of Ur in southern Iraq on February 4, 2010. he buried antiquities of Ur, Biblical birthplace of Abraham and one of the cradles of civilisation, could one day outshine those of ancient Egypt, archaeologists and workers on the site believe. AFP PHOTO/ESSAM AL-SUDANI (Photo credit should read ESSAM AL-SUDANI/AFP via Getty Images)
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    US approves deal to supply 18 attack helicopters to Israel

    The US State Department has approved the potential sale of 18 heavy-lift helicopters to Israel in a deal valued at up to $3.4 billion, a statement issued on Friday revealed. According to the statement, Israel will receive 18 CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters to replace the ageing Yasur squadron. It will...
  • Israeli forces fire teargas at Palestinians staging a protest in demand of the release of Former lawmaker at the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Khalida Jarrar, in front of the Ofer Prison in Ramallah, West Bank on July 12, 2021 [Issam Rimawi / Anadolu Agency]
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    PRCS: 270 Palestinians injured by Israel in violent protest crackdown

    At least 270 Palestinians have been wounded in a violent Israeli crackdown on protests in the occupied West Bank on Friday, the Palestine Red Crescent Society announced. Seven Palestinian protesters were wounded with live bullets, and 50 others were injured with rubber-coated metal bullets. The others were either suffocated...
  • Iranian tankers on 24 January 2021 [Indonesian coast guard/Anadolu Agency
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    Israel blames Iran for tanker attack

    Israeli officials have blamed Iran for the attack on a tanker owned by Israeli businessman Eyal Ofer, Israeli media and AP reported on Friday. The Times of Israel also reported that the US shares Israel's belief that Iran is allegedly responsible for the attack on the ship, which took...
  • Pamukkale, Turkey
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    Discover Pamukkale, Turkey

    Hanging off the side of a valley in Turkey's picturesque southwest is a spellbinding snow-white cascade of travertine terraces where mineral-rich thermal water flows down from 17 hot springs. Pamukkale, which literally translates to 'cotton castle' in Turkish, owes its name to enchanting formations of white limestone and calcium...
  • Construction machinery stands in the center of the dam wall at the site of the under-construction Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Ethiopia, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. [Zacharias Abubeker/Bloomberg via Getty Images]
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    Algeria offers mediation of Ethiopia Renaissance Dam dispute

    During his visit to Khartoum, Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra will propose his country's mediation of the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday. Lamamra has started a diplomatic tour of several African countries to discuss a number of issues, including cooperation between Algeria...
  • Israeli police officers arrest a Palestinian youth Issawiya, Jerusalem, 4 January 2017 [Mahfouz Abu Turk/Apaimages]
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    UN: Israel killed 4 Palestinians, injured 1,090 in last 20 days

    Israeli occupation forces have killed four Palestinians, including two children, and wounded 1,090 others, including 141 children, during the previous 20 days, a United Nations (UN) report revealed on Saturday. In the report, which covered the period between 8 and 28 July, the United Nations Office for the Coordination...
  • Helicopters sit on the tarmac at Kabul Airport on October 3, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan [Dan Kitwood - Pool/Getty Images]
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    Turkish, Afghan defense ministers discuss Kabul airport

    In a phone call on Friday, Turkish and Afghan defense ministers discussed the security of Hamid Karzai International Airport, Turkish authorities said, Anadolu Agency reported. In a statement, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said Hulusi Akar and his Afghan counterpart Bismillah Khan Mohammadi also addressed the regional security and bilateral relations....
  • PLAUEN, GERMANY - MAY 1: The riot police secure a rally of the third Way (III. Weg) far-right political party on May 1, 2021 in Plauen, Germany. The Third Way is a small, neo-Nazi political party with a presence primarily in eastern and southern Germany. The party is nationalist and anti-European with a strong influence from the political platform of the former NSDAP. (Photo by Jens Schlueter/Getty Images)
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    German woman gets 6 years in prison for planning terror attacks

    A German court sentenced a neo-Nazi woman to six years in prison on Friday for planning terror attacks against politicians, mosques, and pro-refugee NGOs in the country, Anadolu Agency reports. The Higher Regional Court in Munich found Susanne G. guilty of attempting to disturb public peace and making preparations for serious...