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Middle East

Palestinian probe confirms Israeli troops deliberately shot Al Jazeera journalist

The Palestinian Authority has announced the results of its investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. It confirmed that Israeli forces deliberately shot and killed the veteran reporter.

Nasrallah: 2000 war ended myth of Israel’s invincibility

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a ceremony, has congratulated Lebanese on the anniversary of the liberation of southern Lebanese territories in 2000 after a successful military confrontation with the Israeli regime.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen in WB raid

Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian teenager on the outskirts of the north West Bank city of Nablus.

Activist: Reports of Saudi transfer of power fabricated

Reports that suggest the transfer of power in Saudi Arabia from the ailing king to the de factor ruler is imminent, are baseless and meant to test public opinion, says a Saudi dissident and political activist.

Saudi FM says progress made in talks with Iran but “not enough”

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says there has been some progress in talks between Riyadh and Tehran but "not enough" and that the kingdom's hands remain outstretched to Iran.

Palestine urges ICC to investigate Israeli killing of Al Jazeera reporter

The Palestinian foreign ministry has formally asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by the Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli embassies on alert following IRGC member assassination in Tehran

Israel has reportedly put all its embassies across the globe on alert following the assassination of a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Tehran.

Damascus: Three killed in Israel raid on Syria

Syrian government sources say at least three people were killed at Damascus International Airport on Friday in a missile attack from Israel.

Hezbollah leader: Nobody should pin hopes on UN or Arab League

The secretary general of Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah has said the Palestinian people have realized that they should no longer wait for the Arab League or the United Nations to resolve the Palestine crisis.

New video shows no fighting before Al Jazeera reporter killed

A new video has emerged showing relative calm and quiet, moments before Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli troops in the West Bank. This contradicts claims by Israeli officials that fighting was taking place in the area at the time of the shooting.

Yemen Ansarullah leader: We won’t let US make decisions for us

The leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement says Yemenis will not allow the US to make decisions for them.

Report: Israel not to investigate killing of Palestinian correspondent

The Israeli military is not planning to investigate the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, leading her family to reiterate their call for a transparent probe into her shooting.

Hezbollah won election despite all pressures, electoral law should change: Nasrallah

The secretary general of Hezbollah says the resistance movement won Lebanon’s recent parliamentary elections despite all pressures, calling, however, for reforms in the country’s electoral law.

Syria FM urges Arab states to improve relations with Iran

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad has called on Persian Gulf Arab states to work to resolve their differences with Iran and improve their relations with the country.

‘Saudi-led coalition violated Yemen truce 117 times in 24 hours’

Yemeni media have reported 117 violations of the UN-brokered ceasefire in the country by the Saudi-led coalition over the past 24 hours, amid efforts to bring about an extension of the truce.

Report: Hezbollah, allies gain majority in Lebanon parliamentary elections

A report says the Lebanese resistance movement of Hezbollah and its political allies have managed to gain the majority of the seats in Lebanon’s parliamentary elections by getting a number of independent candidates on board.

“Hezbollah kept hold on government despite election losses”

Iran’s former attaché in Lebanon has said resistance movement Hezbollah will remain a potent force in the country despite losing some seats in the recent parliamentary elections.

New Iran envoy to Baghdad submits credentials to Iraq president

Mohammad Kazem Al-e Sadegh, Iran's new ambassador to Baghdad, has submitted his credentials to the Iraqi President Barham Saleh to start his mission in the neighboring country.

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition in dire need of extending UN-mediated ceasefire

A Yemeni official said the Saudi-led military coalition waging war on the country is in desperate need of an extension of the UN-mediated truce, saying the only way for the aggressors to secure such an extension is for them to meet the conditions set forth by the Sana’a government.

‘Foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia to meet soon in Iraq’

A member of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has said Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdolalhian and his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan will meet in Iraq in the near future.

Ministry: Hezbollah, allies lose majority in Lebanon parliament

Lebanon’s interior ministry says Hezbollah and its allies have lost their majority in the parliament. The country’s general election results were announced on Tuesday.

Rockets hit US military base in Syria

A barrage of rockets has reportedly hit a military facility housing US forces in Syria’s northeastern province of Hasakah. The casualties and the extent of the damage is still unclear.

Palestinians mark anniversary of Nakba Day

Dozens of Israeli settlers have stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of occupied al-Quds under the protection of the Israeli forces, as Palestinians are commemorating the 74th anniversary of the Nakba Day.

Analyst: New Emirati ruler could mean more regional tension

An Iranian Middle East analyst says the death of President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed will probably lead to certain changes in the country’s foreign policy strategies.

Iran condemns Israeli assault on Palestinian journalist’s funeral procession

The secretary of the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Headquarters has condemned Israel’s vicious attack on participants in the funeral of slain Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

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