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Syria’s Bashar al-Assad to visit North Korea

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is set to visit North Korea in what would be the first visit by an international head of state to the country since Kim Jong-un came to power, North Korean state media reported.

102 US Congressmen urge Donald Trump to resume UN Palestinian Aid Agency funding

A total of 102 U.S. Congress members from the Democratic Party urged President Donald Trump to resume funding of the UN Relief Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

US VP Pence to visit Western Wall after pro-Israel speech

US Vice President Mike Pence will visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall, on Tuesday, while Palestinians plan a general strike and protests after denouncing his fervently pro-Israel speech the previous day as “messianic”.

Israel destroys home of Palestinian who killed three

The Israeli army on Wednesday destroyed the home of a Palestinian who killed three Israelis at the entrance to a settlement in the occupied West Bank, the army said.

Palestinians and ‘names of burden’

Hitler, Castro and Saddam Hussein meet in a bar. It may sound like the beginning of a joke, but in the Palestinian territories, it is actually possible.

Anti-IS ‘sheikh sniper’ killed in battle for Iraq’s Hawija

A veteran fighter known as "the sheikh of snipers" has been killed in Iraq's battle to retake the town of Hawija from the Islamic State group, his paramilitary force announced Saturday.

Israel minister wants probe of Arab filmmaker over Lebanon remarks

Israel's culture minister asked the attorney general Sunday to order the investigation of a prominent Arab Israeli filmmaker who spoke out against the Jewish state during a visit to Lebanon.

Israel arrests Islamic cleric for alleged incitement

Israeli police arrested a firebrand Islamic cleric on Tuesday who has been repeatedly accused of inciting violence over a sensitive Jerusalem holy site where tensions again flared last month.

Israel to strip Arab attacker of citizenship for first time

An Israeli court has decided to strip an Arab Israeli attacker of his citizenship, legal sources said Monday, in what a rights group said was the first ruling of its kind.

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UN General Assembly calls on Russia to withdraw Troops from Transnistria

The draft “expresses deep concern about the continued stationing of the Operational Group of Russian Forces and its armaments on the territory of the Republic of Moldova without the consent of that State Member of the United Nations’’.
Ahmed Musa

Emmanuel Okala urges Super Eagles not to lose focus

Former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, has urged the Super Eagles not to lose focus, notwithstanding the team’s 2–0 win against Iceland.

Man attempts killing wife for failing to have boys

Police in Nyamira area of Kenya are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to kill his wife over what he termed his wife’s failure to give birth to boys.
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Iceland coach blames defeat on fate, says his players did their best

Heimir Hallgrimsson, the coach of Iceland, on Friday in Volgograd blamed fate for his team’s 0-2 loss to Nigeria in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
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Aminu Maigari commends Super Eagles for smashing Iceland

Former Chairman of Nigeria Football Association, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has commended Super Eagles for their 2-0 win over Iceland.