• US Arrests Turkish Banker in Iran Sanctions Case

    WASHINGTON � Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a prominent ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, came to New York this week to school investors on his state bank's plans to sell new dollar bonds.

    Instead, he was placed under …

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  • Bahrain Says It Dismantles 14-Member ‘Terrorist’ Cell

    Bahrain says it has broken up a 14-member "terrorist" cell suspected of a bomb attack on a bus in February and of plotting to assassinate senior government officials.

    The Bahraini Interior Ministry on March 26 said individual group members had …

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  • Israel ‘Assassinates’ Senior Hamas Official in Gaza

    The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas says the Israeli regime has assassinated one of its senior members in the besieged Gaza Strip.

    "Hamas and its (military wing) hold (Israel) and its collaborators responsible for this despicable crime, Hamas said in a …

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  • David Friedman Confirmed by Senate as US Ambassador to Israel

    The Republican-led Senate has confirmed Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, ignoring objections from Democrats that David Friedman lacked the temperament for such an important diplomatic post.

    Senators voted Thursday largely along party lines, 52-46, to approve …

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