Muslim worshippers clash with Israeli police at Jerusalem holy site

Muslims refer to the site as the Noble Sanctuary and Jews refer to it as the Temple Mount. JERUSALEM — Muslim worshipers clashed with Israeli police in Jerusalem’s Old City Sunday, a holy day on the religious calendar for both … Read More

‘Iran will cut more JCPOA obligations if necessary’ :Rouhani

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President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will take further steps towards suspending its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal in the future if it deems necessary. Rouhani made the remarks during a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, a few days … Read More

Iran refuses to collaborate with IAEA inspectors: report

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AP / ISNA / Hamid Foroutan 2011 © Tehran refusing to provide clarification regarding allegations, made by Netanyahu, of renewed nuclear activity Tehran is refusing to collaborate with an International Atomic Energy Agency investigation into its nuclear stockpiles, the Wall Street … Read More

PA President Abbas: We shall enter Jerusalem – Millions of fighters!

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The Palestinian leader was speaking during a visit to the Jalazone Refugee Camp near Ramallah earlier this month. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses Arab journalists in Ramallah on July 3. (photo credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) In a visit to the … Read More

PA President Abbas: ‘Millions Of Fighters’ Will Take Over Jerusalem

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‘Not a single penny’ of payments to terrorists will be stopped. Mahmoud Abbas / Getty Images Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas threatened this week that “millions of fighters” would swarm Jerusalem and topple the Jewish state’s capital city, warning that … Read More

Iran FM warns US against ‘serious miscalculation’ in Persian Gulf

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Frame grab from NBC News’ interview of August 17, 2019 in Tehran with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif cautions the United States against attempting to form a naval coalition against Iran under the guise … Read More

Turkey: Quake damaged nearly 1,000 buildings, official says

Minor damage, from an earthquake, is seen on a street as residents stay out of buildings and on streets in Bozkurt, in Denizli province, west Turkey, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. The earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 6.0 hit western … Read More

Christians in northeast Syria fear Turkish invasion

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Turkey apparently wants to rout the Kurds across the border, but Syriac population is in the middle. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke at the dedication of a Syriac Orthodox church outside of Istanbul this past week. But is Erdoğan at the … Read More

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