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Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad ‘killed in air raid’

Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad ‘killed in air raid’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Saleh al-Sammad had led the rebel Supreme Political Council since its creation in August 2016 Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement says a senior political figure has been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike. Saleh al-Sammad, head of the Supreme Political Council, was “martyred” in the city of Hudaydah last Thursday, […]

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Iran’s central bank has banned the use of crypto-currencies in its financial centres Iran’s central bank has banned other banks from dealing in crypto-currencies, over concerns the technology could be used illegally. It said Bitcoin could be “turned into a means for money-laundering and financing terrorism” and “a means […]

Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad ‘killed in air raid’

Yemen war: Houthi political leader Saleh al-Sammad ‘killed in air raid’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Saleh al-Sammad had led the rebel Supreme Political Council since its creation in August 2016 Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement says a senior political figure has been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike. Saleh al-Sammad, head of the Supreme Political Council, was “martyred” in the city of Hudaydah last Thursday, […]

Yemen war: Houthi political leader ‘killed in air raid’

Yemen war: Houthi political leader ‘killed in air raid’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Saleh al-Sammad had led the rebel Supreme Political Council since its creation in August 2016 A political leader of Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement has been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike, a rebel-run TV channel says. Saleh Ali al-Sammad, chairman of the Houthis’ Supreme Political Council, was “martyred” in […]

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Iran’s banks banned from dealing in crypto-currencies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Iran’s central bank has banned the use of crypto-currencies in its financial centres Iran’s central bank has banned other banks from dealing in crypto-currencies, over concerns the technology could be used illegally. It said Bitcoin could be “turned into a means for money-laundering and financing terrorism” and “a means […]

Israeli groom arrested over celebratory gunfire video

Israeli groom arrested over celebratory gunfire video

Skip Facebook post by אור ירוק – Or Yarok End of Facebook post by אור ירוק – Or Yarok Israeli police have arrested a Bedouin Arab bridegroom after masked men dressed in black drove around a village firing rifles to celebrate his wedding. Video footage that went viral last week showed revellers shooting from vehicles […]

Yemen war: Saudi-led air strike on wedding ‘kills 20’

Yemen war: Saudi-led air strike on wedding ‘kills 20’

Image copyright AFP Image caption A hospital in the city of Hajja said it was treating at least 45 injured people, including children At least 20 people attending a wedding party in northern Yemen, including the bride, are reported to have been killed in an air strike. Medics and residents said more than 30 others […]

Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accord

Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accord

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The two leaders have “a very special relationship”, Mr Macron says French President Emmanuel Macron has urged his US counterpart, Donald Trump, to stick with the Iran nuclear deal, saying there is no better option. He was speaking to Fox News ahead of a three-day state visit to the US […]

Fadi al-Batsh killing: Israel dismisses involvement

Fadi al-Batsh killing: Israel dismisses involvement

Image copyright EPA Image caption Fadi al-Batsh had lived in Malaysia for about 10 years Israel’s defence minister has dismissed suggestions that spy agency Mossad had assassinated a Palestinian lecturer who was shot dead in Malaysia on Saturday. Avigdor Lieberman said it was likely that Fadi al-Batsh, 35, was killed as part of an internal […]

Palestinian lecturer and Hamas member killed in Malaysia

Palestinian lecturer and Hamas member killed in Malaysia

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ten shots were fired at the Palestinian professor early on Saturday morning A Palestinian professor and member of the Hamas militant organisation has been killed in a drive-by shooting on the streets of the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. The family of Fadi al-Batsh, 35, has accused Israel’s spy agency Mossad […]

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