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Blast rips through supermarket in Russia's St Petersburg, 10 hurt

(Worthy News) – A blast ripped through a supermarket in Russia’s St Petersburg on Wednesday evening, injuring at least 10 shoppers, investigators said. The explosion was caused by a homemade bomb packed with pieces of metal with a force equivalent to 200 grammes of TNT, they said. They have opened a criminal case on the…

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Hamas ‘Just Waiting for Abbas to Die,’ as Palestinian Unity Deal Falters

(Worthy News) – Hamas’ latest effort to join a Palestinian unity government is little more than a facade. Instead, the terror group’s top immediate objective is to seize control of Judea and Samaria and turn it into a second Gaza, according to the assessments of Israeli defense experts. After years of failed attempts at reconciliation,…

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U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

(Worthy News) – The United States announced sanctions on two North Korean officials behind their country’s ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer to mediate to ease tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. The new U.S. steps were the latest in a campaign aimed at forcing North Korea – which has defied years…

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Guatemala says it’s begun working on moving embassy to Jerusalem

(Worthy News) – Guatemala’s Foreign Ministry said Monday it had begun working on moving the country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a day after President Jimmy Morales announced he would follow US President Donald Trump’s controversial lead on the holy city. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs received the presidential order and is starting the process…

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Congress sends historic tax bill to Trump

(Worthy News) – House Republicans on Wednesday voted for the second time in two days to pass a major tax overhaul, sending the $1.5 trillion tax cut to President Trump, as promised, just before Christmas. “With the new tax system we will deliver today, things will change for the better, and they will change immediately,”…

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Jerusalem church leaders in Jordan condemn ‘Judaization’ of city

(Worthy News) – A delegation of church leaders from Jerusalem who met with Jordanian King Abdullah II reiterated their opposition to US recognition of the city as the capital of Israel and censured “attempts to Judaize” it, Jordanian state media said Sunday. Abdullah convened with Christian clerics and dignitaries from Jordan and Jerusalem ahead of…

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Muslim leaders call on world to recognize East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

(Worthy News) – Muslim leaders on Wednesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the world to respond by recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who hosted the summit of more than 50 Muslim countries in Istanbul, said the U.S.…

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Iran defense minister: Trump's J'lem move will hasten Israel's destruction

(Worthy News) – Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will hasten the country’s destruction, Iran’s defense minister said Monday. Leaders of Iran, where opposition to Israel and support for the Palestinian cause has been central to foreign policy since the 1979 Islamic revolution, have denounced last week’s announcement by the US president,…

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