US Plans to Recognize Kurdish Area in Syria 3x Size of Lebanon ‘Soon’ – Reports

An unnamed senior Western official told the Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that the plans are part of a new strategy for Syria currently being drafted by the Trump administration. Washington is planning 'concrete steps' toward providing a Syrian Democratic Forces-controlled area in northern Syria's eastern Euphrates area three times the size of Lebanon with diplomatic recognition, a leading Arabic international …

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Eritrean migrants gather ahead of praying at a makeshift church in southern Tel Aviv in 2017 (AFP)

Israel Tells African Migrants They Have 90 Days to Leave or Go to Jail

Israel will force tens of thousands of African migrants to leave over the next three months by threatening to arrest those who stay, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. Speaking at a cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said that the Israeli government will offer migrants a $3,500 payment and a free air ticket home or to …

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Israel Seized 2,500 Acres of Palestinian Land in 2017

Israel has seized around 2,500 acres of Palestinian land, destroyed 500 buildings and constructed eight new Jewish settlement units in 2017, according to Palestine’s Land Research Centre (LRC). According to the report of the centre, Israel seized Palestinian lands with “military aims” and the “aim to construct Jewish settlement units” in the West Bank and …

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‘Your Son is a Dog, You’re Not Wanted Here’ – Israeli MP to Mother of Palestinian Prisoner

A member of the Israeli parliament mounted a bus from the Gaza Strip and lashed out at a Palestinian woman heading to visit her son jailed in Israel, yelling that the prisoner was a “dog,” an “insect” and a “terrorist.” “Your son is a dog. He is a dog. You come to visit the scum …

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‘Only Game in Town’: Saudi Heir Allegedly Urges Abbas to Accept US Peace Plan

Mohammad bin Salman has held talks with Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict amid the heightened tensions over the US decision to recognize the whole city of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state. The heir to the Saudi crown has tried to convince the president of the Palestinian Authority to accept the peace scheme proposed by the …

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‘Jerusalem is Ours!’ Most Dramatic Moments of Muslim Protests Across the World

A wave of protests has swept the Muslim World after Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital. A man was killed and hundreds injured in clashes in the West Bank, while US flags were burned at mass rallies in Iran, Pakistan and elsewhere. Over 200 people were injured on Friday as violent protests in …

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Trump Triggers Palestinian Fury & Anti-US Protests in Turkey, Jordan

Anti-US protests erupted almost immediately after Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital – with greater demonstrations expected across the Muslim world, united in their support of the Palestinian cause. Palestinians were first to take to the streets following Trump’s Jerusalem decision – a potentially fatal blow to their future statehood ambitions – as …

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Crown Prince bin Salman ‘Bribed’ Trump, Saudi Twitter Whistleblower Claims

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally bribed Donald Trump with $1bn during the US president’s visit to Riyadh in May, an anonymous Saudi commentator, who uses the Twitter handle Mujtahidd, has claimed. Bin Salman, then-deputy crown prince, was able to win the US administration's favour in his power struggle with his cousin Mohammed …

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Israeli Official Confirms: Muhammad Bin Salman Visited Tel Aviv Last Month

An Israeli official told AFP on Friday that Saudi Crown Prince Emir Mohammed bin Salman secretly visited Tel Aviv in September. The official, who requested that his identity remains anonymous, refused to reveal the nature of bin Salman’s meetings in Tel Aviv, the people he met, as well as the results of his discussions with …

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