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Germany warns Iran against further attacks on Israel

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz warned Iran against further strikes against Israel, and reaffirmed his country’s strong support for Tel Aviv amid rising tensions in the Middle East.

Nicaragua to ICJ: Germany ‘facilitating’ genocide in Gaza Strip

Nicaragua has brought Germany before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for "violating the Genocide Convention through its continued military and political support of Israel" amid the war in the Gaza Strip.

Lawyers sue German government to stop arms exports to Israel amid Gaza war

A group of lawyers filed a lawsuit against the German government on Friday, demanding an immediate halt to the supply of weapons and ammunition to Israel amid the war in the Gaza Strip that has so far left more than 33,000 Palestinians.

Germany says not to let Putin dictate peace terms in Ukraine

Berlin will not let Russian President Vladimir Putin forcibly alter Ukraine’s borders or impose the terms of peace, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has vowed.

Germany backs French push to supply Ukraine with long-range weapons

European countries intend to create yet another “capability coalition” to arm Ukrainian soldiers with long-range weapons, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has stated, echoing an initiative floated by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Britain pressures Germany on long-range missile for Ukraine

Western nations should enhance their military support to Ukraine and “invest” more in NATO, British Foreign Secretary David Cameron told Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily in an interview. London is ready to work with Berlin on “solving the issues” preventing Germany from providing Kiev with its long-range Taurus missiles, he added.

Scholz, Macron ‘don’t get along’ amid rift over Ukraine war: Report

The relationship between German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron has long been strained, but Macron’s recent refusal to rule out sending troops to Ukraine has driven tensions to boiling point, Bloomberg has reported.

Nicaragua sues Germany for aiding Israel amid Gaza war

Nicaragua has filed a case at the International Court of Justice against Germany for giving financial and military aid to Israel and for defunding the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA), the UN's top court announced on Friday.

German lawyers sue senior politicians, including Chancellor and FM, over complicity in Gaza ‘genocide’

A group of lawyers filed a criminal complaint with the German federal prosecutor against senior German politicians, including Chancellor Olaf Scholz, accusing them of “aiding and abetting” the genocide they say is being committed by Israel in the Gaza Strip.

Majority of Germans think Israel’s war on Gaza ‘unjustified’

A new poll has found that the majority of Germans are becoming more critical of the Israeli government’s policies and the ongoing military operation in the Gaza Strip which has so far killed nearly 24,300.

Berlin readies German elite forces for possible Gaza operation: Report

The German government has decided to deploy some of the nation’s top Special Forces units to Cyprus as it prepares for potential crisis situations in Israel, Gaza and the whole Middle East, the tabloid Bild has reported, citing security sources.

US, Germany trained Saudi border forces accused of killing migrants: Report

Saudi border forces accused of killing hundreds of people trying to cross the border from neighbouring Yemen, received training from the United States and Germany, according to the Guardian.

Germany’s new govt.: We will stick to JCPOA

The three parties that make up Germany’s coalition government have said the new administration in Berlin will remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA.

German embassy in Tehran says not to accept asylum applications by Afghans

The German embassy in Tehran has hung a large banner outside the building bearing bizarre statements.

Attack on Iran’s pavilion in Germany book fair foiled

An Iranian news website reports, German police, along with Frankfurt Book Fair officials, have managed to thwart an attempt by members of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorist group to attack Iran’s pavilion.

YouTube deletes German-language RT channels

YouTube has blocked two of RT's German-language channels with millions of viewers. Russian officials have warned the video streaming of tit-for-tat measures.

Social Democrats win German election, eyes on coalition talks

Preliminary results of the German election show a victory for the centre-left Social Democrats that edged out outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right Union bloc by little more than 1 percent.

Polls open across Germany in federal parliamentary vote

Polling stations opened in Germany in a new federal parliamentary election that will determine the successor to Angela Merkel as Chancellor.

Iran FM: Vienna talks not aimed to produce new deal

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said the Vienna talks are not meant to lead to a new agreement but are aimed at ensuring the US’s return to compliance with its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal and also under United Nations Resolution 2231.

Germany urges Iran to return to nuclear talks

Germany on Monday asked Iran to return rapidly to nuclear negotiations, after a break in talks following the presidential election in Iran.

German prosecutors search 2 ministries in fraud probe

German prosecutors searched the offices of the finance and justice ministries in Berlin, seizing documents related to a probe into possible obstruction of justice by a government agency tasked with tackling money laundering.

Merkel warns Germans of voting for the left-wing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel used her last speech in the Bundestag before stepping down to warn about the rise of a broad left-wing coalition government, as her center-right CDU/CSU bloc falls in the polls.

Deported by Germany, Afghan Asylum-Seeker Commits Suicide

The German Interior Ministry says one of 69 Afghan refugees it deported last week has committed suicide on the way back home.

Germany Disbands ISIS Network Made Up of 40 Women

Germany’s intelligence services have identified a Takfiri terrorist network made up of 40 women amid the rising growth of female extremists with hundreds of Facebook followers who are filling the gap left by their imprisoned husbands.

German Girl Recruited by ISIS Explains How She Joined Terrorists

A German teenager who had joined the ISIS terrorist group has explained how she managed to travel from Germany to Turkey and then to Syria and Iraq to fight for the terrorist group.

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