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Russia says hard to know if Syria’s borders will remain as they are – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) MOSCOW – Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday Russia did not know how the situation in Syria would evolve in terms of the country maintaining its territorial integrity, the Interfax news agency reported. “We don’t know how the situation is going […]

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IDF prepares for another round of violent protests on Gaza border – Arab-Israeli Conflict

The IDF deployed troops in southern Israel on Friday morning near the border with the Gaza Strip, in preparation for renewed rioting along the fence as has been the case on every Friday in recent weeks. However, the security establishment hopes that on this Friday, too, a decline in the number of participants in the […]

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Report: China envoy says China will retaliate if U.S. insists on trade war – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) BEIJING  – China will retaliate if the United States insists on initiating a trade war, China’s ambassador to the United States was quoted as saying by the state news agency Xinhua on Friday. Speaking at an event held by the Fairbank Center for […]

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Greenblatt says Palestinians have ‘right to protest dire circumstances’ – Arab-Israeli Conflict

U.S. Envoy for Middle East negotiations Jason Greenblatt on a visit in Israel. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS) WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Donald Trump’s top Middle East envoy affirmed the right of Palestinians “to protest their dire humanitarian circumstances” in the Gaza Strip adding that they should do so at a safe distance from Israel’s border […]

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Man linked to 9/11 attacks on U.S. captured in Syria, Pentagon says – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) WASHINGTON – A man linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, who was said to have praised “violent jihad,” was captured in Syria by US-backed forces more than a month ago, the Pentagon said on Thursday. “We can confirm […]

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Iran warns of ‘unpleasant’ response if U.S. drops nuclear deal – Middle East

Then-US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Manhattan in 2016.. (photo credit: REUTERS) ANKARA – Iran warned the United States on Thursday of “unpleasant” consequences if Washington pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, Iranian state TV reported. “Iran has several options if the United States leaves […]

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U.S. tells Russia to address election concerns, chemical weapons – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) WASHINGTON  –  White House national security adviser John Bolton told Russia’s ambassador on Thursday that better relations between the two countries require addressing U.S. concerns on election meddling, chemical attack in Britain, and the situations in Ukraine and Syria, the White House said. […]

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White House works to fill its own vacuum in Syria with allied Arab forces – Middle East

A US military convoy is seen on the main road in Raqqa, Syria July 31, 2017.. (photo credit: REUTERS/RODI SAID) WASHINGTON – Keen to withdraw US troops from the Syrian battlefield, President Donald Trump has asked Arab nations led by Egypt and Saudi Arabia to replace them with their own – a move that could […]

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Netanyahu urges foreign diplomats to speak out against Iran – Arab-Israeli Conflict

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a cabinet meeting. (photo credit: YOAV DAVIDKOVITZ / POOL) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged foreign diplomats to speak out against the Islamic Republic. “Iran is the enemy of us all – of the Arab world, of civilization,” the prime minister declared, in a wide ranging address on Thursday to […]

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Rockets hit Libya airport as U.N., French officials visit to talk peace – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) TRIPOLI – Rockets hit Libya’s main airport and damaged a plane as it was waiting to take off early on Thursday, a security force said, the same day as the United Nations envoy and France’s ambassador were visiting the capital to discuss a […]