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Iran says it’s prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia also ready

GENEVA: Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Tensions have spiked between Iran and Saudi Arabia, arch-rivals for predominance in the Middle East, since Riyadh accused the Islamic Republic of carrying out attacks that …

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Israel announces thousands of new settler units in West Bank

TEL AVIV: Israel has reportedly approved plans for the construction of 6,000 new settler units in the occupied West Bank, in flagrant defiance of international outcry over the Tel Aviv regime’s settlement expansion policies in the Palestinian territories. Israeli officials said on Wednesday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet had …

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Tyranny won’t last: Leader reacts to Bahrain executions

TEHRAN: Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned Bahraini rulers that their tyrannical regime is not going to last much longer, after the ruling Al Khalifah regime tortured and executed two young protesters. “Cruelty and tyranny won’t last and the determination and the willpower of justice-seeking nations …

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Qatari student’s health deteriorating in Saudi jail: Rights group

DOHA: A human rights group has expressed serious concern about the health condition of a Qatari student held at a detention facility in Saudi Arabia, stating that it is deteriorating because of the jailers’ maltreatment and medical negligence. The National Human Rights Committee of Qatar condemned the arbitrary detention of …

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‘Secret embargo’: Saudi Arabia stops Turkish exports from entering kingdom

RIYADH: Saudi Arabian authorities detained trucks and containers carrying Turkish goods into the kingdom this week, in another sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder last year. A Turkish official, speaking on condition of anonymity to Middle East Eye, confirmed that Saudi authorities …

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Saudi Arabia deposits $250m into Sudan’s central bank

  RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has deposited $250m into the central bank of Sudan to support its financial position, the Saudi Finance Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. The grant is half of a $500m package the kingdom is providing along with the United Arab Emirates in order to alleviate …

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UK tanker seizure violation of nuclear deal: Iran deputy FM

VIENNA: Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs says recent seizure of a supertanker carrying Iranian oil off Gibraltar was a violation of the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the world powers in 2015, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Abbas Araqchi made the remarks …

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