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5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Northern Iran

SANAA, Jan. 2(YPA) - A powerful 5.8-magnitude earthquake rocked northern Iran Thursday morning, according to Iran's Seismological Center. The tremors were recorded at 04.29 UTC (07.29 Moscow time), the center said. According to Iranian…

Pentagon sends 750 soldiers to Middle East

SANAA, Jan. 1 (YPA) - US Defense Secretary Mark Asper announced that the Pentagon will immediately send about 750 additional soldiers to the Middle East "in response to the attack on the American embassy in Baghdad, according to Washington…

10 police officers killed in 2 Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

SANAA, Jan. 1 (YPA) - Ten Afghan police were killed in two separate attacks on two military checkpoints in northern and eastern Afghanistan. The Afghan channel "Talao News" quoted the statements of the provincial police spokesman, Fadl…

Trump says he doesn’t want or expect war with Iran

SANAA, Jan. 1 (YPA) - The US President Donald Trump has said that he does not want or expect a war with Iran, while claiming earlier that Tehran would pay a heavy price for the events in front of the US embassy in Baghdad. Asked about the…

Zionist forces arrest 10 Palestinian in West Bank

SANAA, Jan. 1 (YPA) - The Israeli occupation authorities arrested on Wednesday several young men from different areas of the West Bank. Palestinian sources indicated that the occupation forces arrested 10 Palestinian citizens from West Bank…

Five killed in tribal clashes in Darfur

SANAA, Dec.31 (YPA) - At least five Sudanese were killed on Monday in tribal clashes in the western city of Al-Geneina in Darfur, while a woman died of asphyxiation while participating in a vigil outside the court complex in Omdurman. In a…

Zionist forces arrest 11 Palestinian citizens from West Bank

SANAA, Dec. 29 (YPA) - The Israeli occupation forces launched on Sunday a campaign of arrests and raids in the homes of Palestinian citizens in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian sources reported that the occupation army arrested 11…