Iran rejects Netanyahu accusations that Tehran is ‘clearly’ behind Israeli ship blast

  • JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran on Monday for a blast aboard an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, but Iran rejected the charge. The MV Helios Ray, a vehicle-carrier ship, was hit overnight by a blast above the water line that a US official said ri...
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Iran reports attack on its cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea

  • TEHRAN: An Iranian cargo vessel was targeted this week in a “terrorist attack” in the Mediterranean Sea, the country’s state TV reported on Friday. There were no casualties in the explosion, the report said. The report quoted Ali Ghiasian, spokesman for the state shipping line, as saying that ...
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Iran says US has plan to divide Iraq, pleads with Iraqis to resist

  • DUBAI: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday accused the US of trying to divide Iraq along sectarian and ethnic lines and urged Iraqis to withstand any such plans.It was not clear if Khamenei was referring to a specific incident, but Iran has protested about US policy in Iraq...
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Iran’s top leader pledges to continue missile program

  • TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader has slammed the new US sanctions on Tehran signed by President Donald Trump the previous day, and vowed his country would continue its missile program despite international pressure. Washington will “use any excuse to make a fuss” against Iran, said Ayatollah Ali ...
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Israel accuses Iran of ‘environmental terrorism’ after oil spill

  • JERUSALEM: Israel on Wednesday accused Iran of "environmental terrorism" after a devastating oil spill off its Mediterranean coast it said was perpetrated by a Libyan-flagged ship that set sail from Iran. "A Libyan-flagged pirate ship that departed from Iran was responsible," Israel's env...
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Israel farmers fear for future as Jordan claims back lands

  • TSOFAR, Israel: Every morning with the first rays of sunlight, Eitan Guedj leaves his house in Israel, passes through two checkpoints and heads for his pepper plantation in Ghumar, a leased Jordanian territory the neighboring kingdom now wants back. He is joined by around 30 fellow Israeli far...
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Israel jails Palestinian for life

  • JERUSALEM: Israel on Monday jailed a Palestinian for life for the 2015 killing of two Israelis and the wounding of a third in a Tel Aviv knife attack, the Justice Ministry said.A copy of the judgment of the Tel Aviv district court said Rayed Khalil, born in 1979, was sentenced to two life terms...
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Israeli billionaire’s company faces money woes

  • JERUSALEM: One of Israel’s wealthiest businessmen may quickly be going from riches to rags, and experts warn he could drag Israel’s economy down with him....
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Israeli defense minister says Iran behind cargo ship explosion

  • DUBAI: Iran was most likely behind an explosion that occurred earlier this week on an Israeli-owned cargo vessel in the Gulf of Oman, the Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said.  The MV Helios Ray, which was carrying vehicles in the Gulf was struck on Febriuary 25. “The location of th...
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Israeli restrictions compound suffering of Palestinian patients

  • GAZA CITY: For years, patients in the Gaza Strip have complained about the lack of medical services and their inability to receive treatment because of Israeli restrictions and the bureaucracy involved in medical referrals. Mahmoud and his wife Rahma seem tired as they wait in front of t...
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