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US secretary of state arrives in Beirut

US secretary of state arrives in Beirut

Mike Pompeo, Nabih Berri discuss US sanctions on Hezbollah

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Palestinians rally in Gaza for 51st consecutive Friday
22.03.2019

Palestinians rally in Gaza for 51st consecutive Friday

Demonstrators demand end of Israeli embargo that has brought Gaza to verge of humanitarian disaster

Iraqi official flees angry mob after ferryboat tragedy
22.03.2019

Iraqi official flees angry mob after ferryboat tragedy

Two people run over by Nineveh governor’s convoy, witnesses say; extent of injuries remains unknown

UN council opposes Israeli occupation of Golan Heights
22.03.2019

UN council opposes Israeli occupation of Golan Heights

UN Human Rights Council calls on Israel to comply with UN resolutions

Trump's tweet on Golan 'defies will of Syrian people'
22.03.2019

Trump's tweet on Golan 'defies will of Syrian people'

Syrian opposition slams US president’s claim that it’s time for US to acknowledge Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Germany opposes Trump’s Golan Heights move
22.03.2019

Germany opposes Trump’s Golan Heights move

Berlin’s stance on status of Golan Heights remains unchanged and based on international law, government spokeswoman says