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Israeli-owned oil company ordered to pay Iran $1.2 billion after losing appeal

0 Visits: 357 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 19:42:35
An Israeli-owned oil company has been ordered by an arbitration court in Switzerland to pay Iran USD 1.2 billion in revenues for oil supplied to Israel before the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

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Germany urges Turkey to respect rule of law against coup plotters

0 Visits: 1553 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 19:41:11
Germany has called on Turkey to respect international laws as it goes on with a crackdown against those who allegedly played a role in the mid-July coup attempt in the country.

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At least 33 killed in anti-government protests in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 360 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 19:40:02
At least 33 people have lost their lives and dozens more injured across Ethiopia over the weekend during clashes between police and anti-government protesters.

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Mass demo in Istanbul supports Turkish President Erdogan

0 Visits: 344 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 19:38:39
Thousands of people gathered in Istanbul Sunday to support Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, marking the end of three weeks of similar demonstrations in the wake of the failed coup of July 15.

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Turkish threatens to scrap EU refugee deal without visa waiver

0 Visits: 334 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 19:35:50
Turkish President Rejep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that his administration may scrap a controversial refugee deal with the European Union (EU) if the bloc does not meet Ankara's visa waiver demand.

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Iranian, Azeri, Russian presidents to meet in trilateral summit in Baku

0 Visits: 330 | Monday August 08, 2016 - 19:34:30
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will meet shortlywith his Russian and Azeri counterparts in a key tripartite summit in Azerbaijan's capital Baku, to explore avenues for trilateral cooperation.

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Trump meets families of fallen US soldiers

0 Visits: 391 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 18:17:41
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has met with the families of slain American soldiers, amid an ongoing row with the Khan family who lost their son in the Iraq war.

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Japan's new defense chief criticizes North Korea, China

0 Visits: 356 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 18:15:38
Japan's new Defense Minister Tomomi Inada answers questions from journalists after a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his official residence in Tokyo on August 3, 2016.

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No reason to believe Israel claims on head of Gaza office: World Vision

0 Visits: 373 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 18:14:05
A major international NGO says there is no evidence as of now to support Israel's claim that the head of its Gaza office supplied millions of dollars in foreign aid to the Palestinianresistance movementHamas.

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Saudi grand mufti asks money for war on Yemen

0 Visits: 398 | Thursday August 04, 2016 - 18:12:24
Saudi Arabia's most influential religious and legal authority has asked followers as well as businesses to make financial donations to the kingdom's ongoing war on Yemen.

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Benghazi hospital receives 14 bodies killed execution-style

0 Visits: 440 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 18:10:09
The Benghazi Medical Center in Libya's second city said Friday it had received the bodies of over a dozen people killed execution-style.

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Train-truck crash injures 30 in northern Iran

0 Visits: 402 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 18:06:43
At least 30 people have been wounded after a train crashed into a truck crossing a railroadin northern Iran, a provincial official says.

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Israel settlers desecrate Ibrahimi Mosque in West Bank

0 Visits: 373 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 18:00:29
Thousands of illegal settlers, accompanied by Israeli soldiers, have stormed theIbrahimi Mosque in the heart of the occupied West Bank city ofal-Khalil (Hebron),desecrating the

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IOM says 2,977 have died in Mediterranean in 2016

0 Visits: 415 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 17:59:23
The International Organization for Migration said Friday that nearly 3,000 refugees have lost their lives in the Mediterranean so far in 2016.

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UK economy shrinking at fastest rate since 2009: Survey

0 Visits: 330 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 17:55:24
The British economy has shrunk at its fastest rate since April 2009 -- the peak of the 2007-08 financial crisis – following the vote to leave the European Union (EU), according to a business survey.

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Trump repeats vow to build wall on US-Mexico border

0 Visits: 443 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 17:53:33
US Republican presidential nomineeDonald Trumphas reiterated his vows to build a wall along the US-Mexican border in a bid to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

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Bahraini forces arrest 50 people in Diraz

0 Visits: 340 | Friday July 22, 2016 - 17:51:55
Bahraini regime forces arrested over 50 people as they prepared for Friday Prayers in the northwestern village of Diraz.

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UN rights chief urges Turkey to respect law after abortive coup

0 Visits: 353 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 17:13:08
The United Nations human rights chiefhas called on Turkey to abide by the rule of law in the wake of a relentless crackdown on those suspected of being involved in a recent failedmilitarycoup.

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Erdogan 'to approve revival of death penalty in case of parliament ratification'

0 Visits: 393 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 17:11:43
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he would approve the revival of the death penalty if the parliament opts to reintroduce the measure.

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Erdogan vows to build barracks in controversial site in Istanbul

0 Visits: 590 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 17:10:23
ISTANBUL(HN) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will revive controversial building plans for Istanbul, including setting up barracks in a sensitive site in the city.

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