Middle East

Palestine Accuses Israel of Using Phosphorus Munitions Against Gaza

GAZA: The Director of Civil Defense in Gaza Strip told Al-Jazeera that Israeli artillery has fired eight phosphorous shells at the besieged enclave on Monday, as Tel Aviv regime’s bombardment campaign has entered its second week. The Palestinian official indicated that the bombing has targeted the whereabouts of civil defense …

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Palestinian groups thank Iran’s Leader for Quds Day message

TEHRAN: A number of Palestinian resistance groups have sent separate letters to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei thanking him for his stances on International Quds Day this year. In these letters, the five Palestinian resistance groups have expressed their appreciation for the stances of the …

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Joe Biden has ‘bloody hands’ for supporting Israel: Erdogan

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday slammed Washington for its support for Israel in its raging attacks on Gaza and said that Joe Biden has “bloody hands”. The Turkish president’s comments represented one of his strongest attacks on Biden since his arrival in the White House in January. …

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Iran: Sanctions are not back except in Pompeo’s imaginary world

TEHRAN: The Iranian Foreign Ministry says the international community will not buy into Washington’s frenetic attempt to reinstate all United Nations sanctions against the Islamic Republic, adding that US officials live in “an imaginary world.” “Nothing has happened, except in [US Secretary of State Mike] Pompeo’s imaginary world. No one …

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Iraq will never normalize ties with Israel: Ammar Hakim

BAGHDAD: Leader of the Iraqi National Wisdom Movement Ammar Hakim said on Sunday that Iraq will never normalize its relations with Israeli occupying regime and that the agenda of State of Palestine will prevail. He made the remarks in a meeting with a group of Iraqi elites. Hakim stressed the …

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Yemeni protesters burn bin Zayed’s pictures, Israel’s flag in Aden

ADEN: Dozens of citizens demonstrated Saturday evening in the city of Aden, southern Yemen, to reject the normalization with the Israeli entity. The demonstrators roamed the streets of Tawahi district in the city, denouncing the normalization of some Arab countries with the Zionist entity. The participants in the demonstration burned …

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Iran Leader offers condolences on passing away of Ayatollah Saanei

TEHRAN: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Yousef Saanei – who passed away Saturday – as a close associate of the founder of the Islamic Republic, the late Imam Khomeini. Ayatollah Saanei died at hospital in the holy city of Qom …

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Palestine’s ambassador leaves Manama following normalization deal

MANAMA: The Palestinian Ambassador to Bahrain, Khaled Aref, left the Kingdom on Saturday evening heading back to Palestine after being summoned by the Foreign Minister, Riad al-Maliki, in protest against the normalization agreement between ‘Israel’ and Bahrain. The PLO and all Palestinian factions condemned the Bahraini-Israeli agreement, describing it as …

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