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US Democrats block controversial pro-Israeli Senate bill

Republican Senator Marco Rubio’s “Combatting BDS Act,” seeks to counter the global Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel over its treatment of Palestinians and the settlements.

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Arab League set to readmit Syria eight years after expulsion

Persian Gulf nations are moving to readmit Syria into the Arab League, eight years after Damascus was expelled from the regional bloc over its brutal repression of peaceful protests against President Bashar al-Assad.

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Zarif uses Pompeo’s words to denounce Washington’s domestic and foreign policies

Reacting to the recent wave of accusations by the American officials against the Islamic Republic, Iran’s foreign minister criticizes the US over supporting terrorism, as well as being indifferent toward the problems of the US public. He has also slammed Israel over its heavy arsenal of mass destruction weapons.

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Reuters poll – Britain’s Brexit divorce skills get thumbs down: economists

Britain’s government has handled negotiations with the European Union over its departure from the bloc poorly, according to all economists in a Reuters poll, who did however say there was just a one-in-five chance of a disorderly Brexit.

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European powers propose new Iran sanctions to meet Trump ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria’s war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, APA reports quoting Reuters.

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Iraq’s Kurdistan says to respect court decision banning secession

Iraqi Kurdish authorities said on Tuesday they would accept a court decision prohibiting the region from seceding, signaling a new phase in efforts to restart stalled negotiations over its future.

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Iran Says 2015 Nuclear Deal ‘Not Negotiable’ In Response To Macron Visit To Region

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers is “not negotiable” after French President Emmanuel Macron said during a trip to the region that it was important to “remain firm” with Tehran over its missile program.

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German lawmakers to face down far-right AfD in vote for vice speaker

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is set to clash with other parties over its nomination for a senior parliamentary post when the Bundestag meets on Tuesday for its inaugural session after last month’s election.

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Trump administration says it is ‘not the time to talk’ with North Korea

DONALD Trump’s government on Monday ruled out talks with North Korea over its nuclear programme and the fate of Americans being held there.

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Erdogan says Turkey to consider sanctions over Kurdish independence vote: Anadolu

Turkey will consider imposing sanctions on Kurdish northern Iraq over its planned independence referendum, President Tayyip Erdogan was cited by state-run Anadolu news agency as saying.

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May to raise ‘hard issues’ with Saudi Arabia, stand up for UK interests

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday she would raise “hard issues” with Saudi Arabia’s leaders as domestic critics urged her to pressure Riyadh over its war in Yemen and human rights record.

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Senators agree on Iran sanctions measure

After more than a year of wrangling, senators announced a bipartisan bill Thursday to impose mandatory sanctions on Iran over its spate of ballistic missile tests and support for a group that President Donald Trump may soon dub a terrorist organization.

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Erdoğan slams Germany over meeting ban

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed Germany over its decision to ban Turkish ministers from holding events in two German cities ahead of the April 16 constitutional referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted to an executive presidency.

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Japan protests Russian military buildup plan in decades-old islands dispute

Japan has protested to Russia over its plan to boost troop strength on disputed islands, Japan’s top government spokesman said on Thursday, the latest move in a territorial row that has overshadowed ties since World War Two.

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Mattis promises ‘overwhelming’ response if North Korea uses nuclear weapons

James Mattis is taking a hardline stance against North Korea over its saber-rattling, promising an “effective and overwhelming” response should the country ever use nuclear weapons.

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