Tuesday, 23 July, 2019
Turkey says 'not intimated' after Trump threatens economic devastation
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey will not be intimidated by US President Donald Trump's threat to “devastate" its economy if Ankara attacked Kurdish militants in Syria.
Egypt mulls breaking two-term limit for President Sisi

Israeli minister in Cairo amid Egyptians’ opposition
The Israeli regime’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz arrived in Cairo on Sunday to attend a natural gas conference in a rare visit to Egypt by an Israeli official, airport sources said.
Jordan king visits Iraq for first time in 10 years
Jordanian King Abdullah II has made his first trip to Baghdad in more than a decade, meeting Iraqi President Barham Saleh.
Qatar rejects normalising ties with 'criminal' Assad
Qatar's foreign minister ruled out on Monday the possibility of re-opening an embassy in Damascus, in line with some other Gulf countries, calling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a war criminal.
Palestine won’t let US sell occupied al-Quds to Israel: Abbas
President Mahmoud Abbas says Palestine will never allow the United States to sell Jerusalem al-Quds to Israel, reiterating that the occupied city will remain the eternal capital of the state of Palestine.
Sudan's Bashir orders probe into deadly protests
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has ordered an investigation into two weeks of violent protests against the government's economic policies and his 29-year rule.
'US occupation is over': Iraqi leaders slam Trump visit
Iraqi political and militia leaders have condemned US President Donald Trump's unannounced trip to Iraq as a violation of their country's sovereignty.
Israel plans to build 2,200 settler homes, says NGO
Israeli authorities have advanced plans for nearly 2,200 settlement homes in occupied West Bank, the Peace Now NGO said on Wednesday, the first such approval since snap elections were called earlier this week.
37 protesters killed by police in Sudan protests: Amnesty
Amnesty International says it has received "credible reports" that Sudan's security forces have shot dead nearly 40 protesters in clashes during anti-government demonstrations that erupted last week in many parts of the country.
Erdogan calls Netanyahu a ‘tyrant’ as war of words heats up
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hit back at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the latter accused Turkey of invading Cyprus
Turkish, Israeli leaders trade heated barbs
Turkey and Israel have exchanged new broadsides, with Ankara blasting Israel's occupation and Tel Aviv accusing Turkey of massacring Kurds and occupying Cyprus.
Outspoken Saudi prince dies aged 87
A Saudi prince, known internationally for his open criticism of the ruling family including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has died after being critically weakened by a hunger strike.
Hamas rejects Abbas's plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament
The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has slammed a plan by President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas to dissolve the parliament, saying the move will only add to the internal divisions between the Palestinian factions.
Saudis step up Yemen attacks, violate truce '223 times'
Yemen's army, which alongside the Houthi movement has been defending the country, says Saudi Arabia has increased its attacks in breach of a UN-brokered truce in the port city of Hudaydah.
Saudi outreach to Israel 'faces setbacks' after Khashoggi crisis
A covert US-backed initiative to improve ties between Saudi Arabia and Israel is facing setbacks after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and two of his aides were implicated in a journalist's killing, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Israel approves forced displacement of Palestinians
Israeli lawmakers have initially approved a piece of legislation that gives the go-ahead for the forced displacement of the family members of Palestinians accused of launching anti-Israel attacks.
 
 
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PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Monday said that the international financial support being given to Pakistan by friendly countries is welcome, but no "foreign force" can prevent the economic slide the country appeared to be heading towards because of PTI government's policies.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Monday in Riyadh, where he is visiting for talks on a range of Middle East crises, topped by the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, threats from Iran and the Saudi response to the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi last year.
India's Hindu nationalist-led government is splashing out on a religious megafest, spending unprecedented sums as part of a strategy to focus on the country's majority Hindu population ahead of a general election due this year.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday assailed an audit member of the Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) for the body's "sluggish" investigation in the case against 44 politically exposed individuals or their benamidars who own properties abroad.

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America’s fingerprints are all over the war in Yemen, the New York Times said on Wednesday.
Torn between preventing Pakistan from going nuclear and fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan, the United States appears to have decided that pushing the Russians out of Kabul was more important, shows a set of documents released by the US State Department.
A group advocating the cause of the persecuted Rohingya Muslims says a generation of the Muslims may be lost due to a lack of education for children and the youth at camps for the displaced in Bangladesh and Myanmar.

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