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Al Manar
About 43 days ago

Gaza Ceasefire Talks Ongoing, Breakthrough Not Imminent: Qatari Foreign Ministry

Hamas and 'Israel' are not close to a deal on a cessation of hostilities in Gaza and releasing hostages, mediator Qatar said on Tuesday, warning the situation remained 'very complicated.' 'We are not near a deal, meaning that we are not seeing both sides converging on language that can resolve the current disagreement over the implementation of a deal,' foreign ministry spokesman Majed al-Ansari told a news conference. All parties were 'continuing ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 79 days ago

Senior Iranian, Saudi Military Officials Meet in Riyadh

senior Iranian and Saudi Arabian military officials have met in the Saudi capital Riyadh amid growing efforts by the two countries to boost their relations. The meeting took place on Monday between Brigadier General Bahman Behmard, who serves as deputy head of operations at the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Chief of General Staff of Saudi Arabia General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili. In the ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 85 days ago

Imran Khan Gets 10-year Prison Sentence before Pakistani Elections

A Pakistani court sentenced former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to 10 years in jail for revealing official secrets. Zulfiqar Bukhari, spokesman for Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, said the court announced the verdict at a prison in the garrison city of Rawalpindi on Tuesday. “Former Prime Minister Imran Khan and PTI [Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf] vice-president Qureshi have been sentenced to 10 years each inside prison in ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 115 days ago

India's Mumbai Marks 4th Martyrdom Anniversary of Gen. Soleimani, Al-Muhandis

Sayed Mehdi Rizvi On 30th December, an event was organized in Mughal Masjid (Masjid E Iranian) Mumbai, India to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mehdi Al Muhandis. The event was attended by a large number of people who came to pay their respects to the two great martyrs. The event began with the recitation of the Holy Quran followed by a speech by Maulana Qazi Askari. In his ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 123 days ago

Israeli-linked Merchant Vessel Hit by Drone Strike off India's Coast

An Israeli-affiliated merchant vessel in the Arabian Sea off India's west coast was struck by an unmanned aerial vehicle, causing a fire, British maritime security firm Ambrey said on Saturday. The fire on the Liberian-flagged chemical products tanker was extinguished without crew casualties in the incident 200 km (120 miles) southwest of Veraval, India, it said. 'Some structural damage was also reported and some water was taken onboard. The vessel was Israel-affiliated. ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 125 days ago

After Spain, Australia Says Won’t Send Warship to Red Sea

Australia will not deploy a warship to the Red Sea as part of a nascent US-led coalition in the vital shipping lane, Aussie Defense Minister Richard Marles said on Thursday. Sky News Australia reported, meanwhile, that Canberra will, instead, contribute 16 troops to the coalition which is being formed to confront the anti-Israel Red Sea operations launched by Yemen’s revolutionaries in support of the Palestinian resistance in face the ongoing brutal aggression ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 130 days ago

Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah Dies

Kuwait’s emir, the 86-year-old Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, has died, state television reported on Saturday. Kuwait TV broke into programming with Quranic verses just before making the announcement. In late November, Sheikh Nawaf was rushed to hospital for an unspecified illness. In the time since, the tiny, oil-rich nation had been waiting for news about his health. State-run news previously reported that he traveled to the United States for unspecified ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 145 days ago

Qatar Urges Rapid International Action to Stop Gaza Aggression

Qatar on Friday urged swift international action to stop violence in the Gaza Strip after renewed Israeli bombardment of the territory at the end of a truce which the Gulf emirate mediated. The Qatari foreign ministry, in a statement, said it stresses that continued bombing at the end of the pause 'complicates mediation efforts and exacerbates the humanitarian catastrophe in the Strip, and- calls on the international community to move quickly to ...
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Al Manar
About 151 days ago

Israeli-owned Ship Targeted in Indian Ocean: AP

A container ship owned by an Israeli billionaire came under attack in the Indian Ocean, The Associated Press quoted an American defense official as saying on Saturday. The defense official, who spoke to AP on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence matters, said the CMA CGM Symi, Malta-flagged vessel, was suspected to have been targeted by a triangle-shaped, bomb-carrying Shahed-136 drone while in international waters. The drone exploded, causing damage to the ...
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