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Israel Hesitates to Welcome Ukraine's Fugitive Ex-President

Israel Hesitates to Welcome Ukraine's Fugitive Ex-President

The Israeli government has frozen a decision to receive former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych for an alleged medical treatment pending consultations with Kiev and Moscow, sources have said. Yanukovych, who has sustained injuries on a Moscow tennis court, was seeking to travel to Israel for

Putin Stresses Respect for Resolution 1701 in Phone Call with Netanyahu

Putin Stresses Respect for Resolution 1701 in Phone Call with Netanyahu

Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “the importance of ensuring stability in the region in strict accordance with Resolution 1701 of the UN Security Council,” the Kremlin announced on Saturday. It said that both sides also discu

Bahrain Condemns Shooting in France

The Kingdom of Bahrain has condemned the shooting incident which took place in Strasbourg, France, and resulted in the death and injury of several people, SPA reported.

Saudi FM Receives Tunisian Counterpart in Riyadh

Saudi FM Receives Tunisian Counterpart in Riyadh

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir held talks in Riyadh on Monday with his Tunisian counterpart Khamis Jehainawi, reported the Saudi Press Agency. They discussed bilateral relations binding their countries, as well as the latest regional developments. They then paid a visit to the Media and

Tehran Confirms It Recently Tested a Ballistic Missile

Tehran Confirms It Recently Tested a Ballistic Missile

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have confirmed a recent missile test, more than a week after Washington, Paris and London denounced the operation. “We will continue our missile tests and this recent action was an important test,” Amirali Hajizadeh, head of the Revolutionary Guards’ airspace division,

IRGC: Iran is Capable of Building Broader-Range Ballistic Missiles

IRGC: Iran is Capable of Building Broader-Range Ballistic Missiles

Iran has the ability to build ballistic missiles with a broader range, a senior commander of the Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Monday, according to the Fars News agency. Head of the IRGC’s airspace division Amirali Hajizadeh explained that Iran’s missiles currently cover a rang

Australian-Iranian Population Expert Arrested in Iran

Iran has detained an Australian-based academic on charges of trying to “infiltrate” Iranian institutions, according to state media. State news agency IRNA identified the detainee as population expert Meimanat Hosseini-Chavoshi who was held as she was leaving Iran. Hosseini-Chavoshi is affiliat