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Gaza ministry stops importing Israeli fruit

Gaza ministry stops importing Israeli fruitThe Gaza Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday announced that it will stop importing Israeli fruit to the besieged enclave after Israeli authorities prevented vegetables from Gaza from entering the West Bank at the Kerem Shalom crossing

PA security forces vow to continue crackdown on outlaws

PA security forces vow to continue crackdown on outlawsPalestinian Authority security forces urged all fugitives hiding in Area C of the Hebron district to turn themselves in as soon possible, vowing that a crackdown which began in October is set to continue

Approval of Jewish state law slammed

Approval of Jewish state law slammedThe Palestinian leadership on Tuesday slammed the Israeli governments approval of a law determining the countrys status as the national Jewish homeland, saying it killed Middle East peace prospects

Khamenei says West failed to bring Iran 'to its knees', slams 'evil' Israeli practices

Khamenei says West failed to bring Iran Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that Iran would not sink "to its knees" over its disputed nuclear program, as he accused the West of being behind the turmoil in the Middle East and called on the Islamic world to re-shift the focus to Palestine

Hezbollah member, two Syria jihadists freed in prisoner swap

Hezbollah member, two Syria jihadists freed in prisoner swapLebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement said one of its members captured in Syria by Syri'as al-Qaeda's branch, al-Nusra Front, was released on Tuesday in exchange for two jihadists held by the resistance group

Al-Mayadeen reveals Turkey aware of militants crossing border to Syria

Al-Mayadeen reveals Turkey aware of militants crossing border to SyriaA video published on Al-Mayadeens website on Tuesday revealed that up to 100 civilians and militants cross the Syrian-Turkish border daily under the surveillance of the Turkish army, which never interferes

Firebrand British MP speaks of 'new Palestinian Intifada'

Firebrand British MP speaks of British parliamentarian George Galloway known for his staunch advocacy of the Palestinian cause said Tuesday that a new Palestinian Intifada ("uprising") was now underway in the Israeli-occupied West Bank

Russia's new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful

RussiaFresh Russian efforts to encourage Syrian peace talks are unlikely to make progress because Moscow rejects opposition and Western calls for the swift departure of President Bashar al-Assad

Obama: 'No sympathy' for Ferguson rioters

Obama: President Barack Obama said Tuesday that there was "no excuse" for "burning buildings, torching cars, destroying property, in the aftermath of a grand jurys decision in Missouri

India orders culling after bird flu outbreaks in Kerala

India orders culling after bird flu outbreaks in KeralaIndia has found two outbreaks of a highly contagious bird flu virus in the southern state of Kerala, prompting the authorities to cull more than 200,000 birds, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday