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Whereabouts of Khashoggi’s body raises questions

ISTANBUL The whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi’s body has become a pressing question after Saudi Arabia admitted that the veteran journalist…

Israel reopens Gaza crossings

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma): Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday ordered the reopening of the Kerem Shalom and Erez crossings with the…

Iran dismisses allegations of meddling in U.S. elections

TEHRAN (Rahnuma): Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday denied allegations of interfering in the U.S. mid-term congressional elections. “Iran’s policy is…

Egypt intelligence chief to visit Gaza soon: Hamas

GAZA CITY, Palestine (Rahnuma): Egyptian intelligence chief Abbas Kamel will visit the blockaded Gaza Strip soon, Palestinian group Hamas said Sunday. “The visit…

Egypt extends state of emergency for three months

CAIRO (Rahnuma): Egypt’s parliament voted on Sunday to extend a state of emergency in the country for three months, prolonging…

Iraq’s new PM will name cabinet in two days

BAGHDAD (Rahnuma): Iraq’s new Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi is putting the finishing touches to his first cabinet and will…

Palestinian protest Ahed Tamimi icon goes from jail cell to VIP suite

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma): When Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the…

Israel indefinitely postpones demolition of Bedouin West Bank village

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he has decided to postpone the planned demolition of a West…

‘Saudi Arabia’s stability, security a red line for Muslim world’

JEDDAH (Rahnuma)  The Supreme Council of the Muslim World League (MWL) held its 43rd session in Makkah, with senior scholars…

Israeli police detain governor of Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma) Israeli police on Saturday detained Governor of Jerusalem Adnan Ghaith, according to official Wafa news agency. “At least three…
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