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Iran’s Raisi buried after dying in helicopter crash

  • TEHRAN: Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi was laid to rest on Thursday, concluding days of funeral rites attended by throngs of mourners after his death in a helicopter crash, state media reported. Hundreds of thousands marched in his home town Mashhad to bid farewell to Raisi ahead of his ...
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‘Let’s help Yemen regain ability to chart its own future,’ US envoy Tim Lenderking tells Arab News

  • NEW YORK CITY: Houthi attacks on international shipping in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in response to Israel’s military offensive against Hamas in Gaza must not derail the peace process in Yemen, Tim Lenderking, the US special envoy for Yemen, has said. Since the war in Gaza began in Oct...
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Call to close UNRWA is attempt to strip millions of Palestinians of refugee status: agency chief

  • NEW YORK CITY: Disbanding the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees would have lasting repercussions for millions of Palestinians because it would result in them being stripped of their refugee status, the head of the agency told the Security Council on Wednesday. Philippe Lazzari...
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Jordan says Israeli retaliation for Iran strikes risks wider regional war

  • AMMAN: Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said on Wednesday an Israeli retaliation against Iranian strikes could bring a real risk of dragging the whole region into a devastating war. In an interview released by state media, Safadi said his country was lobbying major powers against an esca...
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Thousands of frozen Gaza IVF embryos destroyed by Israeli strike

  • GAZA: When an Israeli shell struck Gaza’s largest fertility clinic in December, the explosion blasted the lids off five liquid nitrogen tanks stored in a corner of the embryology unit. As the ultra-cold liquid evaporated, the temperature inside the tanks rose, destroying more than 4,000 ...
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Hezbollah’s attack on Israeli military command center injures 14

  • BEIRUT: The Iran-backed Hezbollah launched on Wednesday “a combined attack with guided missiles and explosive drones on a military reconnaissance command center in Arab Al-Aramshe,” as it targeted the Israeli army south of the border with Lebanon. The group claimed responsibility for the oper...
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Israel accused of stepping up work on illegal settlements since start of Gaza war

  • LONDON: Israel’s government has stepped up the building of settlements across East Jerusalem, with over 20 projects involving thousands of housing units advanced since it launched its war on Gaza six months ago, according to planning documents seen by the Guardian. While many government bodies...
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El-Sisi hosts Russian spy chief in Cairo

  • CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi hosted Russian spy chief Sergei Naryshkin and his accompanying delegation in Cairo. The meeting was attended by the director of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service, Maj. Gen. Abbas Kamel. Talks focused on the situation in the Middle East and w...
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US destroys two Houthi Red Sea drones

  • AL-MUKALLA: The US Central Command said its forces destroyed on Tuesday two drones fired by Yemen’s Houthi militia, the latest round of skirmishes between the US-led marine coalition and the Houthis in the Red Sea. On Tuesday morning, the Houthis fired two drones at US Navy and commercial ship...
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Qatar re-evaluating its role as mediator in Gaza ceasefire talks

  • DOHA: Qatar is re-evaluating its role as mediator in ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas, citing concerns that its efforts are being undermined by politicians seeking to score points, its prime minister said on Wednesday. Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani...
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