Abbas: Muslim countries should support Palestine in conflict with Israel

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Abbas: Muslim countries should support Palestine in conflict with Israel 

MOSCOW, April 13 — It is the duty of Iran and all other Muslim states who are members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to support Palestine in conflict with Israel, Mahmoud Abbas, the leader of the Palestinian Authority, told Sputnik.

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Netanyahu accuses Palestine's Abbas of inciting anti-Israeli attacks

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Netanyahu accuses Palestine's Abbas of inciting anti-Israeli attacks 

MOSCOW, Oct. 22 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States on Thursday for condemning recent attacks against Israelis and accused Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of inciting the violence.

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Palestine, ahead of UN chief's visit, urges int'l protection

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Palestine, ahead of UN chief's visit, urges int'l protection 

RAMALLAH, Oct. 20 — Palestinian officials said Tuesday that they will urge United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to respond to Palestinian request for international protection.

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Feature: As IS nears, fears of ultimate terror sprout in Damascus

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: As IS nears, fears of ultimate terror sprout in Damascus 

DAMASCUS, April 6 — For most in capital Damascus, the days, when they can tell themselves that the Islamic State (IS) group is akin to a mythical creature hopping about in northern Syria, are over.

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2nd Palestinian dies of H1N1 swine flu in W. Bank

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2nd Palestinian dies of H1N1 swine flu in W. Bank 

BETHLEHEM, Palestine, March 16 — A Palestinian man from the West Bank city of Bethlehem died of H1N1, the second death from the virus, also known as swine flu, in the city in less than a week, an official with the Palestinian Health Ministry said Monday.

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Iran owns satellite launcher know-how: Commander

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iran owns satellite launcher know-how: Commander 

TEHRAN, March 16 — Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi said Iran lacks no technologies in its satellite launchers.

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Lebanese parties hail Iran support against terrorism, Zionism

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lebanese parties hail Iran support against terrorism, Zionism 

BEIRUT, Feb. 17 — Lebanese parties have lauded Iran's support to anti-terrorism and anti-Zionism movements in Lebanon and Palestine.

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Asian Cup: Japan's players shocked at Honda's ref rage fine

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Asian Cup: Japan's players shocked at Honda's ref rage fine 

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 — Several of Japan's senior players have leapt to the defense of Keisuke Honda and expressed their shock Sunday at the US$ 5,000 fine the AC Milan midfielder has been handed by the Asian Football Confederation's disciplinary committee for critical comments about refereeing at the Asian Cup.

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Asian Cup: Japan's Honda hit with fine for slamming ref

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Asian Cup: Japan's Honda hit with fine for slamming ref 

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 — Star midfielder Keisuke Honda has been hit with a fine of US$ 5,000 by the Asian Football Confederation for criticizing the referee in charge of Japan's opening 4-0 win over Palestine at the Asian Cup.

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China hopes Palestine, Israel build trust, resume negotiations: envoy

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on China hopes Palestine, Israel build trust, resume negotiations: envoy 

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 16 — A Chinese envoy to the United Nations Thursday called on Palestine and Israel to build confidence in peace and resume talks as soon as possible.

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