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Iran warns against ‘illegal gatherings’ after protest

TEHRAN: The Iranian government warned people against further protests on Saturday after two days of demonstrations sparked by anger over an array of economic problems. “We urge all those who receive these calls to protest not to participate in these illegal gatherings as they will …

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Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack

GAZA: Israeli tanks and aircraft hit the Gaza Strip on Friday after rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave targeted a southern community, the army and Palestinian sources said. Clashes also erupted in the West Bank as Palestinians marked another “day of rage” following US President …

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Pak,Iran have same friends,enemies:NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The Speaker National Assembly has said that Pakistan attaches immense importance to its fraternal relations with Iran and wants to further cement the existing relations through enhanced parliamentary cooperation between the legislatures of both the countries. He remarked that both the nations were …

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Saudi prince offered freedom for USD6 bn

NEW YORK -UNS – American newspaper the Wall Street Journal has claimed that detained Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal has been offered freedom for $US6 billion by the authorities. Prince Talal’s close friends have informed about the bargain. The newspaper has claimed that the 62-year-old …

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Saudi intercepts Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh: state media

RIYADH – AFP- Saudi Arabia said it intercepted a Yemeni rebel missile over Riyadh on Tuesday, as the rebels said the target was Yamamah palace, the official residence of King Salman. An AFP correspondent heard a loud explosion at 1050 GMT, shortly before the scheduled …

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Trump’s decision of shifting embassy to Jerusalem to jeopardize world peace: Rabbani

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani on Monday said contrary to the US claims of making their efforts against terrorism, President Trump’s announcement to shift its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem had provided fuel to the new wave of terrorism in the world. …

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Trading Jerusalem for Iran

By James M. Dorsey US president Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem potentially sets the stage for a controversial American effort to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The United States and the two Gulf states see a …

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Turkey to soon open ’embassy to Palestine in Jerusalem’:Erdogan

ISTANBUL (AFP) – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem, as he again denounced Donald Trump s recognition of the city as the Israeli capital. Erdogan has …

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Al-Quds is capital of Palestine: US decision on Jerusalem ‘clear violation of UNSC resolutions’: PM

ISTANBUL:Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Wednesday said a sovereign homeland for the Palestinian people with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital remained the only road map for the Muslim Ummah and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). He was speaking at the extraordinary OIC summit, called …

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OIC summit on Al-Quds: PM leaves for Turkey to attend meeting

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday left for Turkey to attend the special Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif. Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif was also accompanying the prime minister, PM Office Media Wing said in a press …

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