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US urges United Nations to pressure Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS: Returning from a UN Security Council visit to Afghanistan, US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday stressed the Kabul government wants world powers to step up pressure on Pakistan. Haley joined the 14 other council envoys for talks with top Afghan leaders in Kabul at the weekend as the government considers holding peace talks…

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January 18, 2018

 

Netanyahu says has ‘special relationship’ with Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he was “disappointed” by India’s refusal to back recognition of Jerusalem as his country’s capital but would not let it spoil his landmark visit to the Asian giant. Netanyahu also vowed that Israel would “catch up” with the killers of a Jewish couple murdered in 2008…

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January 15, 2018

 

4 Palestinians killed in new wave of violence over US Jerusalem move

GAZA CITY: Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded Friday in clashes with Israeli forces as tens of thousands demonstrated against Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. President Donald Trump’s December 6 announcement that he would break with decades of US policy and move the embassy to Jerusalem has stirred global condemnation, as well…

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December 16, 2017

 

Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

WASHINGTON: US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley presented what she called “undeniable” evidence Thursday that a ballistic missile fired by Huthi rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia last month was Iranian-made, a charge Tehran immediately denied. Haley accused Tehran of a “blatant violation” of UN Security Council obligations designed to rein in its…

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December 15, 2017

 

Palestinians at UN push for resolution on Jerusalem

UNITED NATIONS: Palestinian diplomats want the UN Security Council to vote on a draft resolution rejecting President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, even though the measure would almost certainly face a US veto, diplomats said Wednesday. Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour told AFP that the text would demand that the United States…

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December 14, 2017

 

Kuwaitis hold rare protest to denounce Trump’s Jerusalem move

KUWAIT CITY: Dozens of people took part in an authorised but rare protest Saturday in Kuwait City to denounce US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Protesters gathered at Irada Square outside the National Assembly carrying banners reading “Jerusalem is an eternal Palestinian capital” and “Terrorism is an American…

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December 10, 2017

 

Palestinian president to shun Pence over Jerusalem move

RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will refuse to meet US Vice President Mike Pence later this month following Washington’s controversial policy shift on Jerusalem, an Abbas aide said on Saturday, as protests gripped the Palestinian territories for a third straight day. Retaliatory Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed two Hamas militants before dawn,…

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December 10, 2017

 

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike in Gaza

GAZA CITY: An Israeli air strike on a Gaza base of Hamas’s military wing killed two people on Saturday, health officials of the territory’s Palestinian rulers said. The strike on a base in Nusseirat in the central Gaza Strip, one of several in the early hours, came amid protests across the Palestinian territories against US…

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December 9, 2017

 

Muslims pray outside White House to protest Trump Jerusalem move

WASHINGTON: Hundreds of Muslims attended Friday prayers in front of the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Responding to the call of American Muslim organizations, worshippers laid out their prayer mats at a park in front of the president’s residence. Wearing traditional Palestinian keffiyeh scarves…

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December 9, 2017

 

US Jerusalem move risks return to ‘darker times’: EU’s Mogherini

BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump’s decision to officially recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital could take the region “backwards to even darker times”, the EU’s diplomatic chief warned on Thursday. “President Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem has a very worrying potential impact. It is a very fragile context and the announcement has the potential to send…

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December 8, 2017

 

Palestinian official says US vice president ‘not welcome’

RAMALLAH: A senior Palestinian official said Thursday that US Vice President Mike Pence was “not welcome in Palestine” during his upcoming regional visit after a White House decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “The American vice president is not welcome in Palestine,” Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah, told…

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December 8, 2017

 

World, bar Israel, condemns Trump Jerusalem announcement

PARIS: Donald Trump’s decision Wednesday to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has drawn sharp criticism, with the significant exception of Israel. Here are key reactions from around the world: – Israel salutes ‘historic’ day – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Trump’s recognition as “historic” and a “courageous and just decision”. Netanyahu also pledged no…

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December 7, 2017

 

Iran says Trump Jerusalem move will spark ‘new intifada’

TEHRAN: Iran strongly condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday, saying it threatened a “new intifada”, or uprising. “The provocative and unwise decision by the US… will provoke Muslims and inflame a new intifada and an escalation of radical, angry and violent behaviour,” said the Iranian…

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December 7, 2017

 

UK disagrees with ‘unhelpful’ US decision on Jerusalem

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said the British government disagreed with US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying it was “unhelpful” for peace efforts. “We disagree with the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital,” she said in a statement….

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December 7, 2017

 

US to start Jerusalem embassy move plans: Tillerson

RAMSTEIN: The State Department will immediately act on President Donald Trump’s order to prepare to relocate the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday. “The State Department will immediately begin the process to implement this decision by starting the preparations to move the US Embassy from…

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December 7, 2017

 

Full text of Trump’s speech on Jerusalem

WASHINGTON: Here is the full text of US President Donald Trump’s Wednesday speech on Jerusalem, in which he recognized the disputed city as Israel’s capital: When I came into office, I promised to look at the world’s challenges with open eyes and very fresh thinking. We cannot solve our problems by making the same failed…

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December 7, 2017

 

Rex Tillerson in Brussels to discuss North Korea issue

BRUSSELS: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets his EU and NATO counterparts in Brussels Tuesday to shore up ties, with allies insisting he still plays a “key role” despite doubts over his future. Tillerson will hold talks over lunch with European Union foreign ministers and the bloc’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini, before a two-day…

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December 5, 2017

 

Trump delays Jerusalem verdict as pressure mounts

WASHINGTON: Facing dark warnings of a historic misstep and widespread unrest, US President Donald Trump on Monday delayed a decision on whether to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the US embassy there. The White House said Trump would miss a deadline to decide on shifting the embassy from Tel Aviv, after a…

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December 5, 2017

 

Germany to cut diplomatic mission in North Korea

WASHINGTON: Germany will reduce its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang and require North Korea to shrink its presence in Berlin, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday after meeting his US counterpart. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson welcomed Gabriel to the State Department as Washington is turning up the pressure on its allies to do more…

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December 1, 2017

 

US sanctions ‘network’ accused of forging money for Iran

WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on a network individuals and companies accused of forging money to help Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, officials announced. The sanctions targeted four companies and two individuals involved in printing counterfeit Yemeni currency to benefit Iran, including Iranian national Reza Heidari and Mahmoud Seif, whose nationality was not given,…

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November 21, 2017

 

US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to ‘shelter’ amid uncertainty

HARARE: The US embassy in Zimbabwe on Wednesday warned its citizens in the country to “shelter in place” due to “ongoing political uncertainty” as the crisis threatening President Robert Mugabe’s government deepened. “As a result of the ongoing political uncertainty through the night, the Ambassador has instructed all employees to remain home (Wednesday),” the embassy…

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November 15, 2017

 
 
 
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