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Journalist Marzieh Hashemi jailed in US on unspecified charg...

( US )

Washington: Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, has been detained and imprisoned in the United States for unspecified reasons. American-born Hashemi, most famous for anchoring news programs and presenting shows for Press TV, was detained upon arrival at St. Louis Lambert International Airport in St. Louis, Missouri, on Sunday, her family and friends said. Press TV has learned that she was transferred by the FBI to...

Houthis dismiss Pompeo’s accusations of Hudaydah truce bre...

( Yemen )

SannaA senior Yemeni official has hit back at US Secretary of State Mike Pomepo over his recent allegations that Houthi fighters are violating the UN-brokered ceasefire in the Hudaydah port city, criticizing Washington for keeping up its support for the Saudi-led war on the impoverished nation.  In a post on his Twitter account on Monday night, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the head of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, said that the Houthis’ redeployment...

A Palestinian government will be formed in Tel Aviv: Imam Kh...

( Iran )

Tehran:The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, received Mr. Ziad Al Nakhala, the General Secretary of Islamic Jihad of Palestine. In this meeting Ayatollah Khamenei stressed that the freedom of Palestine will certainly happen, asserting that: Palestine will strongly persist, and by the grace of God, the Palestinian nation’s ultimate victory will come true in the near future. Addressing the head of the Islamic Jihad of Palestine, Ayatollah Khamenei mentioned a clear...

Palestine is currently at a critical stage and Muslim Ummah ...

( Palestine )

Gaza:Hamas Political Bureau Chief Ismail Haniyeh deplored the US’ so-called “deal of the century” plan, saying the Palestinian nation will never allow such a plan to materialize. In a speech via video-conference at the 2018 edition of the International Islamic Unity Conference, the world’s baggiest gathering of Islamic scholars, in Tehran on Saturday, Haniyeh said the issue of Palestine is currently at a critical stage because of the Zionist regime’s plot to consign the issue into oblivion. He...

Israel a ‘cancerous tumor’ created to advance US...

( Iran )

Tehran: Iranian President Dr.Hassan Rouhani decried the US for treating other countries as its slaves, calling on Muslim nations to join hands, stand against Washington and safeguard freedom. In an address to the 2018 edition of the International Islamic Unity Conference, which opened in Tehran on Saturday, Rouhani said the US government seeks to treat Middle East countries like slaves. Surrendering to the US and the West would be treason against Islamic values and Muslim generations, the Iranian...

Amal Hussain of Yemen, whose image drew attention to famine,...

( Yemen )

Sana:A seven-year-old severely malnourished Yemeni girl, whose picture recently further alerted the international community to the disaster-hit nation’s plight, has died amid the ongoing Saudi-led war on the country. On Saturday, various media reports cited Yemen’s Health Ministry as reporting the death of the girl, named as Amal Hussein. Amal’s picture turned up in The New York Times last week, showing her lying on a bed at a health center in Aslam in the northwestern Yemen Hajjah Province,...

Killing Order of Jamal Khashoggi came from highest Saudi off...

( Turkey )

Istanbul:Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says order to kill dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was issued from highest levels of Saudi government excluding King Salman from the blame. In a Friday op-ed for The Washington Post, the Turkish president said there are still many “questions” for Saudi Arabia to answer regarding the killing of Khashoggi in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. “Where is Khashoggi’s body? Who is the “local collaborator” to whom Saudi officials...

Bus Service with Pakistan Will Not Change Our Stand on Kashm...

( China )

Beijing: China on Thursday sought to defend the proposed bus service with Pakistan through PoK, saying its cooperation with Islamabad has nothing to do with the territorial dispute and will not change its principled stance on the Kashmir issue. India on Wednesday said it has lodged strong protests with China and Pakistan over the proposed bus service between the two countries through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. India’s Ministry...

Bin Salman called Khashoggi ‘dangerous Islamist’...

( Saudi Arabia )

Riyadh:Saudi Arabia’s controversial Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) described Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident journalist brutally killed in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, as a “dangerous Islamist” and a “member of Muslim Brotherhood” in a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and National Security Adviser John Bolton days before the Riyadh critic disappeared, the Washington Post reported late Thursday. The crown prince’s...

Oman says It is the time to accept ‘Israel’ in t...

( Oman )

Muscat:Oman has described Israel as a “state” in the Middle East, a day after the Israeli prime minister returned home from a visit to Muscat. At a security summit in Bahrain on Saturday, Oman’s foreign minister said the sultanate was offering ideas to help Israel and the Palestinians in efforts to secure regional peace but is not acting as a mediator. “Israel is a state present in the region, and we all understand this,” Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah said. “The...