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Iran Blows Off Trump Administration’s Warning of Being ‘On Notice’

Tehran (GPA) – After an alleged nuclear capable missile test by Iran on Sunday, US President Donald Trump went on an early morning Twitter rant against the country, but Iranian leaders don’t seem to care. Iran’s Weapon Test: What Really Happened Yesterday, Iran’s Defense Minister, General Hossein Dehghan announced that Iran had indeed carried out […]

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Israel to Build 3,000 Homes in Illegal West Bank Settlements

West Bank – (teleSUR) This is the third settlement construction plan Israel announced this month as U.S. President Trump remains silent on the illegal activity. Israel announced plans Tuesday for 3,000 more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the third such declaration in 11 days since U.S. President Donald Trump took office. A statement […]

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Israeli PM to Lobby Trump for Sanctions on Iran in US Visit

Washington – (teleSUR) The prime minister will visit Washington next month and call on President Trump to renew sanctions against Tehran while France tries to save nuclear deal. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he planned to push U.S. President Donald Trump to renew sanctions against Iran during a visit to Washington next month, […]

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Oil-Rich Arab States Quietly Join Israel in Cheering for Trump

(teleSUR) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf Arab allies are happy to see Obama leave office as President Donald Trump would be “very, very tough” on Iran. While the world watched with horror as Donald Trump delivered his aggressive “America First” speech on the day of his inauguration, Saudi Arabia and its Arab […]

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Hamas and Abbas Both Warn US Over Proposed Embassy Move

(GPA) Gaza – In two separate statements, leaders from both Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Hamas warned about the dangers of Donald Trump’s proposal to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The first statement, in the form of a warning, was sent to the White House on Sunday by PNA President, Mahmoud Abbas. […]

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Trump and Xi Engage in First Conflict Over Jerusalem

(GPA) Tel Aviv – Following the first statement by the new White House press secretary that the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem was “coming soon,” Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that East Jerusalem should be the official capital of a Palestinian state. In a press conference on Thursday, the new White House […]

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Israeli Arabs Stage General Strike Over Settlement Activity

(GPA) Tel Aviv – A strike swept through Arab areas of Israel last week as a wave of new demolitions were carried out in an Arab town in northern Israel. Wednesday saw a strike that closed down stores, schools and local government offices across Arab majority areas of Israel. The strike was staged in solidarity […]

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Syria to UN: Punish Israel for Attack on Airbase

(GPA) Damascus – The Syrian government has appealed to the United Nations to punish Israel for an alleged rocket attack on a major military airbase yesterday about two hours after a suicide bombing in Damascus. Last night Damascus was hit by two atrocities, starting with the second terrorist attack in government held territory this year […]

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How America’s Support for Israel Helps Daesh Find New Recruits

(SCF) Tel Aviv – Place yourself in the mind of a Palestinian. You have just been told by the Secretary of State of the outgoing US Administration in Washington that your people should have «a future of freedom and dignity» and «the Israeli Government’s program of establishing civilian settlements in the occupied territory is inconsistent with international law». […]

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Israeli Soldier Found Guilty for Executing Wounded Palestinian

(teleSUR) Tel Aviv – Israeli Sergeant Elor Azaria shot and killed Abdul Fatah Sharif in March in an act the verdict deemed revenge. The Israeli soldier who executed a Palestinian man while he was lying on the ground bleeding and incapacitated was found guilty Wednesday of manslaughter after facing a military trial that outraged far-right sectors […]

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