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Israel suspends ties with UN security council nations over resolution

By: PanARMENIAN.Net Source: PanARMENIAN.Net Israel‘s Foreign Ministry has reportedly suspended all working ties with 12 of the UN Security Council countries that voted to pass a resolution urging Israel to halt building settlements on occupied Palestinian land, Business Insider said. The move came at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s request, one day after he summoned 10 of the nations’ ambassadors to Jerusalem to personally reprimand them for the vote. Foreign ministers and ambassadors from Britain, France, Russia, China, Japan, Ukraine, Angola, Egypt, Uruguay, Spain, Senegal and New Zealand will not be received at Israel’s Foreign Ministry amid the suspension,...

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Egypt’s top court throws out Morsi death sentence

By: Edward Yeranian Source: VOA News CAIRO – Egypt’s top appeals court has quashed a death sentence against former President Mohamed Morsi, along with sentences against five other top Muslim Brotherhood leaders.Morsi, Egypt’s first freely elected civilian president, was ousted in 2013 by the military – led by general-turned-president Abdel Fattah el-Sissi – following popular protests against his one-year rule. He will still have to serve lengthy sentences in separate cases. The Court of Cassation overturned a June 2015 death sentence against Morsi in a case relating to his breaking out of prison during the country’s January 2011 revolution against long-time Egyptian...

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Missing EgyptAir flight debris found in Mediterranean

By: PanARMENIAN.Net Source: PanARMENIAN.Net Debris from the missing EgyptAir flight has been found floating in the Mediterranean, Egyptian officials say, according to BBC News. Flight MS804 was en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew when it vanished early on Thursday, May 19. Egypt’s army spokesman said wreckage and passenger belongings were found 290km (180 miles) from Alexandria. Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said a body part, two seats and at least one suitcase had been found. The search is now focused on finding the plane’s flight recorders, the Associated Press news agency reports. In a statement, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of his...

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