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Arab League urges UNSC to protect Palestinians

protection for the Palestinian people, ending the Israeli occupation and preserving rights of the Palestinians.The Arab League, commemorating the 71st anniversary of Nakba, or catastrophe, reiterated full support for the struggle of the Palestinian peo…

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Palestinians mark 71st anniv. of “Nakba”

GAZA, Thousands of Palestinians commemorated on Tuesday the 71st anniversary of “Nakba”, the Catastrophe, as they staged massive rallies across the Gaza Strip’s streets. The rallies were entitled” “no for the deal of the century”.Speaking to KUNA, Ahma…

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EU: LNA attack on Tripoli threat to int’l peace

BRUSSELS, The European Union Monday condemned the attack by the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by General Khalif Haftar on Tripoli and called for an immediate end to hostilities.”The LNA military attack on Tripoli and the subsequent escalation in and a…

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Turkey calls on Russia to prevent attacks by Syrian regime on Idlib

ISTANBUL, Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Friday that his country expects Russia to prevent violations and attacks by the Syrian regime in Idlib province.”We expect the Russian Federation to take effective and decisive measures to prevent th…

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Jordan, Egypt, Iraq eye closer economic, energy coop.

AMMAN, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt have agreed to set out a plan to promote their cooperation in the fields of economy, trade and energy.The agreement came at the wrapping-up of a ministerial meeting that was attended by Jordanian Minister of Industry and T…

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Egypt’s external debts hit USD 96.6 bln in ’18

CAIRO, The Central Bank of Egypt said the country’s external debts rose to USD 96.6 billion by the end of 2018 from USD 82.8 billion in the previous year.The data, released on the CBE website on Wednesday, show that the debts grew by USD 13.7 billion o…