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Washington's attempt to seize Iran's oil tanker to have grave consequences: Tehran

United States issued on Saturday a warrant to seize the tanker for violating international law by allegedly making illegal oil shipments to Syria.

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Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Temple Mount 'violations'

In the statement, Jordon further condemned the closure of the mosque's gates and restrictions placed on worshippers' entry under any circumstances.

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Bahrain takes legal action against Pakistanis who held anti-India rally after Eid prayers

Bahrain also urged citizens to not politically exploit religious occasions.

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Iranian state TV shows 'smuggled fuel' aboard a seized foreign oil tanker

The elite Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has a navy base on Farsi Island which is located north of the Strait of Hormuz.

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Britain and US will regret detaining our oil tanker: Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards deputy commander

A deputy commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that retaliatory actions will be announced against Britain soon, without giving further details.

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Iran says does not 'presently' believe in mediation with US, plays down chances of a military clash

The moves are the latest spike since US President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 deal on Iran's nuclear programme and reimposed sanctions.

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Iran has suffered from terrorists operating from Pakistan: Imran Khan to President Rouhani

During a joint press conference with President Rouhani, Pakistan PM said that the two countries will not allow any militant group to operate from Pakistan.

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Downgrade of Palestinian mission in Jerusalem to take effect today: US

The Jerusalem consulate general will be replaced by a new Palestinian affairs unit within the embassy.

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Kazakh leader appoints new PM after sacking government

'The head of state signed a decree appointing (Askar) Mamin prime minister of Kazakhstan,' Nazarbayev's office said on its Twitter account.

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US-backed Syrian fighters close in on last Islamic State-held area in eastern Syria

IS still retains territory in the part of Syria that is mostly under the control of the Russian- and Iranian-backed Syrian government.

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Saudi attorney general seeks death penalty for accused in Khashoggi killing

The names of the 11 defendants have not been officially released.

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US pullout from Syria angers Iraq

Trump’s decision to keep a military presence in Iraq angered the country's lawmakers who have been requesting a US withdrawal for many years.

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Syrian surprise: How Trump's phone call changed the war

In the phone call two weeks ago, Trump had been expected to deliver a standard warning to the Turkish president over his plan to launch a crossborder attack targeting US-backed Kurdish forces in…

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Jesus walked on this biblical lake - now it needs a saviour

The Sea of Galilee is not isolated, it is part of a water basin comprising the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, too. If it shrinks, everything else shrinks faster.

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Israeli air strike destroys Hamas TV building

No injuries were immediately reported and workers were believed to have evacuated after the warning shots.

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