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Russia proposes UN resolution to preserve Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 14:01 GMT
Russia says it has submitted a draft resolution to the United Nations General Assembly to preserve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with the United States, following a U.S. decision to unilaterally withdraw from the Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement.
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 13:45 GMT
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit on Sunday called on Australia to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state.
Hamas celebrates its 31st anniversary in the territory of the battalion in Gaza City (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 13:40 GMT
Tens of thousands of Palestinians have attended a huge rally in the besieged Gaza Strip to mark the 31st anniversary of the establishment of the Hamas resistance movement.
Clashes erupted between government forces and Houthi rebels in Yemen’s coastal city of Al-Hudaydah (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 12:37 GMT
Clashes erupted between government forces and Houthi rebels in Yemen’s coastal city of Al-Hudaydah on Sunday despite a U.N.-brokered ceasefire, according to a military source and local residents.
Iraqi President Barham Salih (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 12:32 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Salih has renounced his British citizenship in adherence to the country's Constitution, according to the Iraqi presidency on Sunday.
Car bombing kills 4 in Syria (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 12:28 GMT
At least four people were killed in a car bombing in Syria’s northwestern Afrin province on Sunday, according to reporter.
SaudiArabia King Salman Bin Abdulaziz and Tunisia Prime Minister Youssef Chahed (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 11:52 GMT
Saudi Arabia has pledged $830 million in aid and investment to cash-strapped Tunisia, following a visit from the North African country's premier to the kingdom.
War in Yemen (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 11:48 GMT
The United States is seeking a reimbursement of around $331 million from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies over 'unpaid' re-fuelling bills for the war in Yemen, a U.S. senator has said.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 11:13 GMT
Iran says it is fully ready for joint anti-terror operations with neighboring Pakistan after terrorists killed six Pakistani troops in an ambush near their joint border Friday.
Iranian students in Britain Parsa Sadat (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 10:43 GMT
Iranian university students in Britain are being affected by Washington’s newly re-imposed sanctions on the country, with some facing suspension because they are unable to pay their tuition fees, according to a report.
Yellow Vests in  Canada (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 10:38 GMT
Protestors wearing yellow vests, inspired by the rallies that have been taking place in France over one month, took the streets in various cities across Canada on Saturday.
Cross-border tunnel (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 10:33 GMT
The Israeli army said Sunday it had found a cross-border tunnel allegedly dug by Lebanese group Hezbollah along the border with Israel.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 09:47 GMT
On April 6, 2017, exactly eight months before U.S. President Donald Trump made his dramatic announcement in the White House recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Russia's Foreign Ministry quietly issued a statement saying that “we view west Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.”
Falih Fayadh (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 09:26 GMT
Falih Fayadh said on Saturday he insisted on being nominated for the post of interior minister, two months after disputes in Baghdad over the defense and interior ministers have obstructed finalizing the cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 08:59 GMT
The positive climate that prevailed in Lebanon Saturday that the government crisis would be resolved before the end of the year did not dispel the main obstacle in the problem, which lies in the March 8 bloc’s Sunni MPs’ rejection of “preconditions” in the formation process.
Israeli weapons fueling South Sudan civil war (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 08:00 GMT
Millions of dollars worth of Israeli weapons ended up in South Sudan, thus extending the duration of a deadly civil war there, the Jerusalem Post newspaper has reported.