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Ayatollah Khamenei Says: US Relocating Daesh to Afghanistan to Justify Military Presence in Region

Ayatollah Khamenei Says: US Relocating Daesh to Afghanistan to Justify Military Presence in Region

🕔10:47, 30.Jan 2018

By transferring the Daesh terror group from Iraq and Syria to Afghanistan, the US seeks “to justify the continuation of its presence in the region and to create security for the Zionist regime,” Ayatollah Khamenei said on Tuesday.

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Israel PM Netanyahu, Poland Clash Over Proposed Holocaust Law

Israel PM Netanyahu, Poland Clash Over Proposed Holocaust Law Updated

🕔02:00, 29.Jan 2018

“Jews, Poles, and all victims should be guardians of the memory of all who were murdered by German Nazis. Auschwitz-Birkenau is not a Polish name, and ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ is not a Polish phrase,” Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.

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Trump’s Attempt to Demonize Iran ‘Beating the Air’ – Senior Iranian Lawmaker Says

Trump’s Attempt to Demonize Iran ‘Beating the Air’ – Senior Iranian Lawmaker Says Updated

🕔00:00, 29.Jan 2018

“Trump is making desperate efforts to portray a negative image of the Islamic Republic of Iran and I believe these measures are [like] beating the air,” Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy Alaeddin Boroujerdi told reporters on Sunday.

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Turkey Bombing in Syria Damages Ancient Temple in Afrin

Turkey Bombing in Syria Damages Ancient Temple in Afrin

🕔13:15, 28.Jan 2018

Turkey has warned that its operation in Afrin could expand to the nearby Syrian city of Manbij. Meanwhile, the General Directorate for Antiquities and Museums at the Ministry of Culture condemned “the Turkish aggression on archaeological sites in Afrin.”

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US Pledges to Stop Weapons Supply to Kurdish Militia in Syria

US Pledges to Stop Weapons Supply to Kurdish Militia in Syria Updated

🕔00:00, 28.Jan 2018

Erdogan said this week that Turkish forces would sweep Kurdish fighters from the length of Syrian border and could push all the way east to the frontier with Iraq, a move that would risk a possible confrontation with U.S. forces allied to the Kurds.

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Israel Occupation of Palestinian ‘Core’ of All Middle East Conflict – Iran’s Ambassador

Israel Occupation of Palestinian ‘Core’ of All Middle East Conflict – Iran’s Ambassador Updated

🕔02:00, 27.Jan 2018

“The injustice has been continuing for more than seven decades, exacerbated through Israeli expansionist, aggressive and apartheid policies towards Palestinians and the region,” Es’haq Al-e Habib said in an address to the UN Security Council Open Debate on “Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question” on Thursday.

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Save Us From Turkish Operation – Kurds in Afrin Call On Assad For Help

Save Us From Turkish Operation – Kurds in Afrin Call On Assad For Help

🕔13:13, 26.Jan 2018

“We call on the Syrian state to carry out its sovereign obligations towards Afrin and protect its borders with Turkey from attacks of the Turkish occupier … and deploy its Syrian armed forces to secure the borders of the Afrin area,” they said in a statement Thursday.

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Palestinians Support ‘Armed Struggle’ Against Israel Because Donald Trump Declares Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s Capital – Poll

Palestinians Support ‘Armed Struggle’ Against Israel Because Donald Trump Declares Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s Capital – Poll

🕔12:37, 26.Jan 2018

According to the poll, 38.4 percent of the Palestinians respondents picked the “armed” confrontation option, and only 26.2 percent chose “reaching a peace agreement.”

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Donald Trump Threatens to Stop Aid to Palestinians If They Reject Peace With Israel

Donald Trump Threatens to Stop Aid to Palestinians If They Reject Peace With Israel Updated

🕔01:00, 26.Jan 2018

Trump said: “When they disrespected us a week ago by not allowing our great vice president to see them, and we give them hundreds of millions of dollars in aid and support, tremendous numbers, numbers that nobody understands — that money is on the table and that money is not going to them unless they sit down and negotiate peace.”

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Qatar Negotiating With Russia to Purchase S-400 Missile Air Defense Systems

Qatar Negotiating With Russia to Purchase S-400 Missile Air Defense Systems

🕔14:30, 25.Jan 2018

“Talks about the subject are at an advanced stage,” Fahad bin Mohammed al-Attiyah said in an interview with Russia’s TASS news agency on Thursday. The S-400 Triumf (with the NATO codename Growler) entered service in 2007 and is considered Russia’s most advanced long-range anti-aircraft missile system.

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