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Palestinian Woman 'with Knife' Killed by Israeli Forces

Palestinian Woman 'with Knife' Killed by Israeli Forces

Israeli border guards Saturday shot dead a Palestinian woman approaching them with a knife at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank after she ignored orders to stop, police said. The Palestinian Authority's prisons ministry identified the dead woman as Ibtissam Kaabneh, a Palestinian who was arr

Signs of Low Turnout as Algerians Vote in Parliamentary Election

Signs of Low Turnout as Algerians Vote in Parliamentary Election

Algeria held parliamentary elections on Saturday that the ruling establishment hopes will turn a page on political unrest amid a crackdown on dissent, but early indications suggested few people were voting. Two years after mass demonstrations forced a veteran president to step down in Algeria's b

Morocco Denounces EU Resolution on Migration Crisis between Rabat, Madrid

Morocco announced that the resolution adopted by the European Parliament does not change the political nature of the bilateral crisis between Morocco and Spain. Moroccan Foreign Ministry issued a statement underlining that the attempts to “Europeanize” the crisis between Spain and Morocco are “fu

Iraqi PM Orders Forces to Tighten Security on Border with Syria

Iraqi PM Orders Forces to Tighten Security on Border with Syria

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi ordered the military to tighten the security on borders with Syria to prevent the infiltration of terrorist groups into Iraq. Since 2003, the Syrian border has often been used by extremists and terrorist groups to infiltrate Iraqi territory. Iraqi author

Israeli Troops Disguised as Arabs Kill 2 Palestinian Security Officers

Israeli Troops Disguised as Arabs Kill 2 Palestinian Security Officers

Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinians, including two security officers, in a shootout that erupted in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin during what appeared to be an Israeli arrest raid overnight, Palestinian officials said on Thursday. A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud

Yemen’s Islah Party Slams Hamas for Honoring Houthis

Yemen’s Islah Party Slams Hamas for Honoring Houthis

The Yemeni Congregation for Reform (Islah) has condemned the Palestinian Hamas movement for honoring the Houthi militia, describing it as an act of “provocation to the Yemenis" who are resisting the group's war. Earlier, Houthi media reported a meeting between Hamas's representative in Sanaa, Mou

US Offers $3 Million for Information on Iraq Attacks

US Offers $3 Million for Information on Iraq Attacks

The US Department of State's Rewards for Justice program said Thursday it was offering a reward of up to $3 million for information on attacks against Americans in Iraq. The announcement comes a day after an attack was carried out with three "explosive-laden" drones on Baghdad airport, where US t

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