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US charges Lebanese businessman with sanctions

BEITUT: (Web Desk) U.S. authorities charged a Lebanese businessman with evading sanctions placed against him because of his alleged support for the Hezbollah resistance movement.Kassim Tajideen, 62, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Washington, D.C., on Friday, and will be held in jail until a detention hearing next week, the …

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Senior Hamas commander assassinated in Gaza

GAZA: (Web Desk) Unknown gunmen assassinated, on Friday evening, a commander of al-Qassam Brigades and ex-detainee in Israeli jails, Mazen al-Fuqaha.According Hamas Interior Ministry in Gaza spokesman, Iyad al-Bezem, policemen found the body of Fuqaha with four bullets in his head. An inquiry has been opened into the incident, he …

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Jordanians urge government to scrap gas agreements with Israel

AMMAN: (Web Desk) Hundreds of Jordanians have staged a protest rally to voice their outrage at Amman’s gas agreements with the Israeli regime, calling on the government to scrap the ‘deals of shame.’ The protesters took to the streets of the capital, Amman, on Friday, carrying national flags and holding signs …

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Zionist policeman violently assaulting Palestinians in Jerusalem

IBLAGH: (Web Desk) A Zionist policeman physically assaulted and injured several Palestinians in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi Joz on Thursday morning, a video filmed by a witnessed showed.The video shows a plainclothes police officer aggressively verbally confronting a Palestinian truck driver — later identified as 50-year-old Mazen Rafaat Shweiki-after …

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Amnesty International condemns US, UK over Yemen arms

IBLAGH: (Web Desk) Amnesty International on Thursday condemned the United States and Britain for transferring arms to Saudi Arabia to use in its war in Yemen, Western media reported.The rights group said the two countries had together sent more than five billion dollars (4.6 billion euros) worth of arms to Riyadh since …

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen, injure three others near Ramallah

IBLAGH: (Web Desk) Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian teen, 17 years of age, and seriously wounded three others, after opening fire at their car near the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah, in central West Bank.Palestinian medical sources in Ramallah said the slain teen, Mohammad Mahmoud Hattab, …

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Militants Shell Damascus Diplomatic Quarter

DAMASCUS (Web Desk)  The attack of militants on the area, where a significant number of foreign diplomatic missions are located, occurred for the first time in a long period.According to preliminary data, no one was killed. The police and medics are specifying information on whether anyone was injured. The clashes …

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N Caucasus Military Police Battalion to Be in Syria Until May 10

NALCHIK: (Web Desk) The military police battalion of the Russian Defense Ministry sent in Syria to ensure the safety of the Russian air group and the reconciliation center, will return home on May 10.The military police battalion of the Russian Defense Ministry, sent in February this year from Russia’s North …

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Saudi Arabia executes two drug dealers including Pakistani national

RIYADH: (Web Desk) Saudi Arabia executed two convicted drug traffickers on Thursday, bringing the number of prisoners killed in the kingdom to 20 so far this year. The state-run SPA news agency named the two men as Saudi Arabian national Nasser Harshan and Pakistani national Namtallah Khasta Qul.Both were put to …

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