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‘Israeli missiles’ strike strategic hill near Golan Heights – state media

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Missiles presumably fired by Israeli jets have struck a strategic mountain area of Tal al-Hara in the Daraa province of Syria, causing material damage but no casualties, state media has reported. Tal al-Hara is the highest point in the Daraa governorate and overlooks the Golan Heights, which Israel occupied in 1967 and annexed in 1981. Read More

Muslim TV station faces ban after broadcasting anti-gay & child marriage content

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A TV station based on Islamic teaching could have its UK broadcast license revoked after four of its programs breached restrictions on broadcasting hate speech and incitement to crime, according to British regulator Ofcom. Four programs aired on the Dubai-based Peace TV fell afoul of Ofcom’s broadcasting rules, including a show named Valley of the Read More

Without Israel, Middle East would fall to ‘Islamic extremism,’ says Netanyahu

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Never one to mince his words, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Israel is the sole force fending off a radical Islamic takeover of the Middle East, arguing Tel Aviv is an indispensable defender of the entire region. Netanyahu shared this insight with a delegation of Arab journalists and bloggers on a visit to Israel Read More

‘Tensions have never been higher’: Germany caught between right-wing & Islamic ‘radicalism’

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Germany is facing both right-wing and Islamic radicalism as the two extremist factions feed on fear to increase their support in the country. RT looks at the worrying trend and how it can be tackled. A suspect in the recent assassination of a pro-migrant politician is believed to have extensive ties to far-right groups. On Read More

U.S. sanctions China state oil trader for Iran crude deal

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7/23/2019 SINGAPORE – The U.S. has sanctioned a Chinese state oil trader for violating restrictions on Iranian crude, an attempt to tighten restrictions on the Islamic Republic and cut off one of its biggest buyers. Zhuhai Zhenrong Co., the secretive company with links to the Chinese military, has a history of taking Iranian crude and Read More

Iran oil stacking up in Chinese ports adds to market uncertainty

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7/22/2019 BEIJING -Tankers are offloading millions of barrels of Iranian oil into storage tanks at Chinese ports, creating a hoard of crude sitting on the doorstep of the world’s biggest buyer. Two and a half months after the White House banned the purchase of Iran’s oil, the nation’s crude is continuing to be sent to Read More

Missing Moscow link? Anonymous MI6 sources blame Russia for Iran seizing BRITISH ship

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For anyone wondering how an international incident happened that didn’t have a link to Russia, no need to worry because those ubiquitous ‘MI6 sources’ are back to accuse Moscow of involvement in tensions between Britain and Iran. Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Gulf over the weekend, saying it was “violating international maritime Read More

‘Election gimmicks’: Head of Sri Lanka church blasts ‘selfish’ govt over Easter bombings probe

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The head of Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church has lambasted the country’s government over its alleged failure to avert the tragic Easter week bombings there, which killed 258 and left hundreds permanently injured. “The selfish power-hungry leaders did not worry about ordinary people… The leaders did not heed intelligence warnings… the Security Council did Read More

Dubai futures: Middle East crude tracks higher after Iran’s seizure of ships

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Singapore — Benchmark Dubai crude futures rose in Asia early Monday as market participants mulled the possibility of an escalation in tensions after Iran detained two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 11:00 am Singapore time, September Dubai Read More