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    Iran says US will face same fate as Saddam Hussein if it attacks

    Iran says US will face same fate as Saddam Hussein if it attacks


    "The American leaders ... have got this message that if they attack Iran, they will encounter a fate similar to that of Saddam Hussein," the elite Guards said in a statement, according to state...

    "The American leaders ... have got this message that if they attack Iran, they will encounter a fate similar to that of Saddam Hussein," the elite Guards said in a statement, according to state TV.
    Palestinians ask ICC for 'immediate' probe against Israel

    Palestinians ask ICC for 'immediate' probe against Israel


    Calling it a "historic step" toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an "immediate investigation" into alleged Israeli "crimes" committed against the Palestinian...

    Calling it a "historic step" toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an "immediate investigation" into alleged Israeli "crimes" committed against the Palestinian people.
    Iraq court sentences Belgian jihadist to death for Islamic State membership

    Iraq court sentences Belgian jihadist to death for Islamic State membership


    Tarik Jadaoun - known by his nom de guerre Abu Hamza al-Beljiki - earlier pleaded not guilty to a range of terror, insisting he had "got lost" and pleading for mercy, but when the judge read out the sentence and the charges, Jadaoun refused to defend...

    Tarik Jadaoun - known by his nom de guerre Abu Hamza al-Beljiki - earlier pleaded not guilty to a range of terror, insisting he had "got lost" and pleading for mercy, but when the judge read out the sentence and the charges, Jadaoun refused to defend himself.
    53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

    53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing


    The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the Muslim holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah late on Monday after it suffered a malfunction in the hydraulic system, the kingdom's Aviation Investigation Bureau...

    The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the Muslim holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah late on Monday after it suffered a malfunction in the hydraulic system, the kingdom's Aviation Investigation Bureau said.
    Israel targets Hamas position after army post torched

    Israel targets Hamas position after army post torched


    An Israeli tank fired at a Hamas position Tuesday after Gazans infiltrated the Jewish state and torched a military post before returning to the Palestinian enclave, the army...

    An Israeli tank fired at a Hamas position Tuesday after Gazans infiltrated the Jewish state and torched a military post before returning to the Palestinian enclave, the army said.
    Israel says first country to use US-made F-35 in combat

    Israel says first country to use US-made F-35 in combat


    Israel is the first country to have used the US-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the military's official Twitter...

    Israel is the first country to have used the US-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the military's official Twitter account.
    US to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

    US to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran


    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Tehran would be hit with the "strongest sanctions in history" and cautioned European firms against continuing to do business with it, toughening up Washington's policy line after its withdrawal from the...

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Tehran would be hit with the "strongest sanctions in history" and cautioned European firms against continuing to do business with it, toughening up Washington's policy line after its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
    Iran's Rouhani: 'World no longer accepts US deciding for them'

    Iran's Rouhani: 'World no longer accepts US deciding for them'


    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani dismissed threats made by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Monday, saying the rest of the world no longer accepts Washington making decisions on their...

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani dismissed threats made by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Monday, saying the rest of the world no longer accepts Washington making decisions on their behalf.
    Palestinian crowd pelts US vehicle with eggs

    Palestinian crowd pelts US vehicle with eggs


    Protesters held signs and shouted at members of the delegation from the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem. The crowd told the Americans they were not welcome in the West Bank before throwing eggs at their car as they drove...

    Protesters held signs and shouted at members of the delegation from the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem. The crowd told the Americans they were not welcome in the West Bank before throwing eggs at their car as they drove away.
    Israel lawmakers hope Trump could ease 'made-in-USA' rules for military aid

    Israel lawmakers hope Trump could ease 'made-in-USA' rules for military aid


    Under the US-Israel deal, the United States would provide Israel with $38 billion in military assistance over 10 years. However, one component of the deal was to phase out a special arrangement that had allowed Israel to use 26.3 percent of the US aid on...

    Under the US-Israel deal, the United States would provide Israel with $38 billion in military assistance over 10 years. However, one component of the deal was to phase out a special arrangement that had allowed Israel to use 26.3 percent of the US aid on its own defence industry.

    US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran


    Drawing sharp contrasts with the 2015 deal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said a stronger pact should require that Iran stop enrichment of uranium, which was allowed within strict limitations under the previous...

    Drawing sharp contrasts with the 2015 deal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said a stronger pact should require that Iran stop enrichment of uranium, which was allowed within strict limitations under the previous deal.
    US will put 'unprecedented financial pressure' on Iran: Mike Pompeo

    US will put 'unprecedented financial pressure' on Iran: Mike Pompeo


    The United States will increase the financial pressure on Iran with the "strongest sanctions in history," after Washington pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on...

    The United States will increase the financial pressure on Iran with the "strongest sanctions in history," after Washington pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on Monday.
    Despite fatwa, transgender people in Iran face harassment

    Despite fatwa, transgender people in Iran face harassment


    Nahal smokes yet another cigarette on her mother's balcony overlooking Tehran, one of the few peaceful places the 19-year-old transgender woman has in Iran, where her identity can bring harassment and prying, judging eyes on the...

    Nahal smokes yet another cigarette on her mother's balcony overlooking Tehran, one of the few peaceful places the 19-year-old transgender woman has in Iran, where her identity can bring harassment and prying, judging eyes on the street.
    Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

    Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala


    President Horacio Cartes dedicated the embassy on Monday, making Paraguay the third country to transfer its diplomatic mission in Israel from Tel Aviv to...

    President Horacio Cartes dedicated the embassy on Monday, making Paraguay the third country to transfer its diplomatic mission in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
    British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new charge

    British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new charge


    Zaghari-Ratcliffe was summoned to a court in Tehran on May 19, according to a statement from Richard Ratcliffe, who runs the Free Nazanin campaign group.The charge is for "spreading propaganda against the regime", which she denies, he...

    Zaghari-Ratcliffe was summoned to a court in Tehran on May 19, according to a statement from Richard Ratcliffe, who runs the Free Nazanin campaign group.The charge is for "spreading propaganda against the regime", which she denies, he said.
    Saudi Arabia intercepts new missile fired from Yemen: Officials

    Saudi Arabia intercepts new missile fired from Yemen: Officials


    Yemen's Iran-allied Huthi rebels have in recent months ramped up missile attacks against neighbouring Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition against them. Two rebel missiles targeted the southern city of Khamis Mushait on...

    Yemen's Iran-allied Huthi rebels have in recent months ramped up missile attacks against neighbouring Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition against them. Two rebel missiles targeted the southern city of Khamis Mushait on Saturday.
    Iran says Europe's support for nuclear deal not enough

    Iran says Europe's support for nuclear deal not enough


    The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal of the United States, Iran's foreign minister told the EU's energy chief on...

    The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal of the United States, Iran's foreign minister told the EU's energy chief on Sunday.