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Mona Hassan

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Iran building new centrifuge production site, state TV says

Iran building new centrifuge production site, state TV says

Iran said it’s building a sophisticated new building close to its underground Natanz nuclear site, state TV reported. The report cited Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the nation’s nuclear agency, as saying the new structure is being built in the wake of a July explosion that damaged a building that housed centrifuge machines. “Regarding the […]

Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss Israel-Arab ties

Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss Israel-Arab ties

Leaders of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and the Palestinian Hamas group met to discuss diplomatic normalization between Israel and Arab countries. They stressed the “stability” of the “axis of resistance” against Israel, the Hezbollah-run Al-Manar TV reported, without saying where or when the meeting took place. Hassan Nasrallah, head of the Iran-backed Shi’ite terror group, was […]

Hamas in Lebanon meets Islamic Jihad ahead of possible Hezbollah meeting

Hamas in Lebanon meets Islamic Jihad ahead of possible Hezbollah meeting

Hamas members were hosted in Beirut recently by members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in a meeting of arch-terrorist masterminds that included a meal at what appeared to be a nice restaurant or villa. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh is on a regional tour after being given red-carpet treatment in Ankara by Turkey’s President Recep […]

Three people killed and several hurt in two UAE restaurant blasts

Three people killed and several hurt in two UAE restaurant blasts

A gas cylinder exploded in a Dubai restaurant early on Monday and killed one person, local media reported ahead of the expected landing of Israeli and American delegations arriving in the United Arab Emirates to advance a peace agreement. Abu Dhabi-owned the National newspaper, quoting a Dubai Civil Defence spokesperson, reported that the blast had […]

11 dead in alleged Israeli airstrikes in Syria – report

11 dead in alleged Israeli airstrikes in Syria – report

On Monday night, 11 people were killed in alleged Israeli airstrikes close to Damascus, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Syrian air defenses intercepted missiles over the southern region of the country on Monday close to Damascus, state TV cited a Syrian military source as saying. The source accused Israel of being […]

Israel demands Security Council strengthen UNIFIL’s mandate

Israel demands Security Council strengthen UNIFIL’s mandate

Following an attack by the terror organization on an IDF force near the Lebanese border, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Gilad Erdan, on Wednesday submitted a letter to members of the Security Council demanding significant changes be made to the United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon’s (UNIFIL) mandate to improve the UN force’s […]

UAE cancel celebratory tripartite meeting with Israel, US representatives

UAE cancel celebratory tripartite meeting with Israel, US representatives

The United Arab Emirates has reportedly canceled an anticipated tripartite meeting between US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Kraft, Israeli UN representative Gilad Erdan, and UAE representative Lana Zaki Nusseibeh. According to a Walla! NEWS report, the explanation behind the cancellation was Dubai’s dissatisfaction with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s objection to the sale of American […]

Israeli Mossad Chief met with Sudanese officials – report

Israeli Mossad Chief met with Sudanese officials – report

Israeli Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen met with the Deputy Head of Sudan Sovereignty Council, General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, in addition to which was mediated by UAE officials, according to a Haaretz report on Saturday, citing a report from the London-based Qatari-owned newspaper Al-Arabi Al-Jadid. It was reported that the UAE official involved in the mediation […]

IDF prepares for escalation as Hamas threatens Israel

IDF prepares for escalation as Hamas threatens Israel

The IDF is expanding its presence in southern Israel on Friday and getting ready for a new round of fighting with terrorists operating out of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip after Hamas warned Israel it’s ready for an expanded conflict. Israeli aircraft struck different Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday morning after 7 rockets […]

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