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Amir praises Speaker’s stand for Palestinians

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Thursday praised National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim for his pro-Palestinian stance at the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. In a cable, His Highness the Amir emphasized Al-Ghanim’s firm remarks against …

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‘OCCUPIER, KILLERS OF CHILDREN … GRAB YOUR BAGS AND LEAVE’ – Applause as Speaker takes on Israel

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim sternly told the Israeli delegation that participated in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference Wednesday to leave after hearing the latter’s comments on the Palestinian lawmakers languishing in jail. Kuwait’s chief lawmaker fi ercely replied to the Israeli parliament representative’s comments on …

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‘Practice ethical power, stem Israeli’s atrocities’

Tackle Rohingya crisis: Kuwait SAINT PETERSBURG, Oct 16, (KUNA): National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim has called for the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) to be turned into an “ethical authority” that can practise direct criticism, warning, admonition and freezing against members that do not commit themselves to the IPU’s principles. Addressing …

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Home of Palestinian who killed 3 razed

Israel builds wall after Gaza tunnel trauma KOBAR, Aug 16, (Agencies): Israeli forces demolished the home on Wednesday of a Palestinian who fatally stabbed three Israelis in a nearby settlement as tensions soared last month over Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound. The military confirmed the demolition in the village of Kobar …

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Israel arrests Islamic cleric for ‘incitement’

PA to free arrested journalists JERUSALEM, Aug 15, (Agencies): Israeli police arrested a fi rebrand Islamic cleric on Tuesday who has been repeatedly accused of inciting violence over a sensitive Jerusalem holy site where tensions again fl ared last month. Raed Salah, released from prison in January after serving a …

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Kuwait condemns Israel’s practices in Jerusalem, Al-Aqsa

KUWAIT CITY, July 27, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait on Thursday “strongly” condemned the escalating Israeli practices against the Palestinians in Al-Quds Al-Sharif (Jerusalem) and Al-Aqsa Mosque, urging the Israeli authorities to fully reopen the mosque. In a statement, an official at the Foreign Ministry called for removing all restrictions …

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Islamic leaders boycott holy site – Protests after Israel sets up metal detectors

JERUSALEM, July 17, (Agencies): Islamic leaders called on Muslims on Monday to boycott a Jerusalem holy site at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a gesture of protest after Israel set up metal detectors at the site’s entrance gates following a deadly Arab attack there last week. For the …

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Israel reopens sensitive holy site – Security forces shoot Palestinian gunman dead

JERUSALEM, July 16, (AFP): Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site Sunday closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter due to new security measures including metal detectors and cameras. Crowds chanted “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) as a number of initial visitors entered …

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Israel, India sign series of agreements

Opposition Labour chief loses re-election bid JERUSALEM, July 5, (AFP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday on the first ever visit by an Indian premier to Israel as they sought to deepen ties beyond high-priced defence deals. The two leaders sign a series of agreements between …

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Israeli ex-PM Olmert freed from jail

Ehud: from promise to prison RAMLA, Israel, July 2, (AFP): Israeli ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert was freed from prison on Sunday after being granted parole from a 27-month sentence for corruption scandals that brought down his promising political career. Olmert, the country’s first former premier to serve jail time, did …

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