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Jordan: MPs Call For Expelling Israeli Ambassador Over Aqsa Aggressions

Jordan: MPs Call For Expelling Israeli Ambassador Over Aqsa Aggressions

The Jordanian Parliament on Monday issued a recommendation to expel the Israeli ambassador from the country in response to “ongoing Israel aggression” at holy sites in Jerusalem. “The parliament recommended the government to recall the Jordanian ambassador from Israel and expel the Israeli ambass

Lebanon: Hariri-Rifi Rapprochement Paves Way for Political, Electoral Cooperation

Lebanon: Hariri-Rifi Rapprochement Paves Way for Political, Electoral Cooperation

The relationship between Prime Minister Saad Hariri and former Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi is quickly recovering, particularly after a meeting they held last week at former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora’s residence and which helped close the chapter on three years of political disputes.

US to Keep More Troops in Syria If Talks With Ankara Do Not See Progress

The United States could increase the number of troops it intends to keep in Syria if no progress was achieved in talks with Turkey on the security zone, US sources told Asharq Al-Awsat. The sources' statement came after Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

UN Experts Urge Israel to Rein in Security Forces

UN Experts Urge Israel to Rein in Security Forces

UN war crimes investigators called on Israel on Monday to stop its snipers using lethal force against protesters on the border with Gaza, as the anniversary approached of the start of demonstrations there last year in which 189 Palestinians were killed. The Commission of Inquiry said Israel shoul

Lebanese Army Presses to Release Man Close to Maher al-Assad

Lebanese Army Presses to Release Man Close to Maher al-Assad

The Lebanese Army Intelligence Directorate released on Sunday a person close to the family of Major General Maher al-Assad, the brother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The man was kidnapped in the Bekaa region two weeks ago.

Israel Strips Land of Minerals, Deprives Palestinians of Clean Water- UN

Israel Strips Land of Minerals, Deprives Palestinians of Clean Water- UN

Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping their land of minerals “in an apparent act of pillage”, a United Nations human rights investigator said on Monday. Michael Lynk, UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian terri

Kuwait Inks 5 Deals to Support Development in Yemen

Kuwait Inks 5 Deals to Support Development in Yemen

The Yemeni government and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed on Sunday five development agreements. Yemeni Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation Dr.

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