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Israeli soldiers kill 7 Palestinians in Gaza protests

JERUSALEM, May 14 (Reuters) – Israeli forces shot and killed at least seven Palestinians during protests on Monday along the Gaza border, Palestinian health officials said. The officials said at least 500 protesters were injured, at least 35 of them by live bullets. The Israeli military has accused Gaza’s ruling …

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Kuwait objects to US Abbas statement

UNITED NATIONS, US, May 5, (AFP): The United States failed Friday to win United Nations Security Council backing for a statement rejecting as “unacceptable” remarks by Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas about Jews that included “vile anti-Semitic slurs.” Kuwait, a non-permanent council member that represents the Arab Group of countries, objected …

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Palestinian President apologizes for anti-Jewish remarks

RAMALLAH, May 4 (KUNA) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday offered an apology over earlier statements against Jews. Abbas was quoted by the Palestinian news agency as saying in a press statement that he respects the Jewish faith and condemns the Holocaust. The Palestinian leader said during a recent …

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Israeli army says it demolished Palestinian attacker’s home

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has demolished the home of a Palestinian involved in the killing of a West Bank settler. The military said on Tuesday that troops knocked down the home of Ahmad Konba in Jenin. It says he was part of a group involved in …

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US blocks Kuwait UN draft on Gaza violence

UNITED NATIONS, US, April 1, (AFP): The United States on Saturday blocked a draft UN Security Council statement urging restraint and calling for an investigation of clashes on the Gaza-Israel border that left 16 dead, diplomats said. Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Gazans protested near the border on …

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Kuwait condemns Israeli violence – ‘Will’ will hold

NEW YORK, March 31, (Agencies): As 16 people lie dead and more than 1,400 others are injured, the State of Kuwait, in a statement to a UNSC session late Friday, expressed “utter condemnation” of the Israeli venomous acts against innocent Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Kuwaiti Permanent Representative to the …

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Palestinian death toll rises to 12 in Gaza border clashes: ministry

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories, March 30, 2018 (AFP) -At least 12 Palestinians in Gaza were killed by Israeli forces Friday, the health ministry in the strip said, as clashes erupted on one of the conflict’s bloodiest days in recent years. Israeli forces fired live ammunition after the army said Gazans …

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Kuwait keen on supporting Palestinian cause, says FM

Kuwait’s immensely honorable, supportive stance lauded NEW YORK, Feb 20, (KUNA): Kuwait is keen on supporting the Palestinian cause; the principal issue for Arabs and Muslims, said Kuwait’s Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah on Tuesday. “I was honored to meet President Abbas, as we …

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Kuwait renews commitment to support Palestine people – Youth urged to work for their countries

RAMALLAH, Feb 7, (KUNA): Representative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan on Tuesday evening reaffirmed his country’s commitment to supporting the Palestinian people. In an address to the opening session of the conference of “Jerusalem Islamic Youth Capital 2018,” he said he …

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‘ME turmoil a risk to global security’

CAIRO, Feb 3, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah warned that the current status quo in the occupied Palestinian territories will reflect negatively on regional and global peace and security. Speaking at an Arab League extraordinary session discussing the US recognition of …

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