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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday it would not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest clashes with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his security cabinet on Sunday evening. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he would halt
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TEL AVIV – L’esercito israeliano ha messo a segno nella notte un blitz in Cisgiordania durante il quale sono stati arrestati 25 alti esponenti di Hamas, nel contesto di misure straordinarie adottate dopo le violenze degli ultimi giorni. Secondo fonti palestinesi, tra gli arrestati figurano un deputato e 5 miliziani di Hamas liberati anni fa
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against “terrorism and extremism”, Iranian media reported, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington. Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan and his Iraqi counterpart Erfan al-Hiyali signed a memorandum of understanding which also covered
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CARACAS (Reuters) – A young Venezuelan violinist who has become one of the best-known faces of protests against President Nicolas Maduro was injured on Saturday in violent clashes in Caracas. The Democratic Unity coalition had called a march on the pro-Maduro Supreme Court in support of alternative magistrates appointed by the opposition on Friday. But
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank on Saturday and its police broke up a crowd of stone-throwing Palestinians in Jerusalem as international concern mounted over the deadliest outbreak of violence between the two sides for years. The Palestinian Health Ministry said one Palestinian was killed during a separate clash
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(Reuters) – The largest city on New Zealand’s south island has declared a state of emergency amid a severe storm which has already seen hundreds of homes evacuated across the Pacific island nation, highways cut and soldiers called in to help provide emergency services. The New Zealand Defense Force mobilized additional troops overnight on Friday,
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GERUSALEMME – Sangue in Medio Oriente: sono tre i palestinesi uccisi negli incidenti a Gerusalemme est durante le proteste per le misure di sicurezza decise da Israele dopo la preghiera del venerdì. I feriti sono 390. Due uomini sarebbero stati colpiti a morte nel rione di Ras el-Amud, il terzo sarebbe stato raggiunto al petto
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The envoy tapped to lead U.S. diplomacy on the Ukraine crisis will embark on a trip to eastern Ukraine and European nations on Friday for talks with officials, conflict monitors and “those who have been affected by Russian aggression,” the State Department said on Friday. Kurt Volker, the former U.S. ambassador to
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s proposed military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to happen after the North snubbed the call, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in’s hopes for dialogue. The North has remained silent on the South Korean proposal, made on Monday, for talks on ways
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to increase sanctions on Hezbollah, accusing the powerful Shi’ite Muslim political group of violence in Syria and amassing rockets along Israel’s border. The bill, an amendment to existing sanctions on the group, seeks to further restrict its ability to fundraise and recruit,
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany told its citizens on Thursday to exercise caution if traveling to Turkey and threatened measures that could hinder German investment there, in a sign of growing impatience with a NATO ally after the detention of rights activists. The mass-selling daily Bild newspaper, citing government sources, also reported that Berlin was putting
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