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Jordan’s King Abdullah Warns U.N.: Palestinians Must Have Their Own State

King Abdullah II of Jordan addressed the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday with a speech consisting largely of rhetorical questions designed to stress the importance of global issues such as climate change, economic disparities, terrorism, and especially the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which he said can only be resolved by giving the Palestinians their own state.

Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks during the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Beirut Drone Attack Said to Delay Hezbollah Missile Program

TEL AVIV – The alleged Israeli drone attack in a Hezbollah-dominated suburb of Beirut caused serious damage to an advanced industrial equipment for mixing fuel for long-range missiles, setting Hezbollah’s missile program back by at least a year, according to reports. 

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PA President Abbas: ‘Millions Of Fighters’ Will Storm Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas threatened that “millions of fighters” would enter Jerusalem, and promised that “martyrs” — convicted terrorists — would continue to get every penny of the so-called pay-for-slay scheme because they are the most “sacred” thing the Palestinians have. 

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a Christmas lunch with members of the Christian Orthodox community on January 6, 2016 in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Mahmud Abbas dismissed weeks of rumours the Palestinian Authority could collapse, saying he would 'never give up' on it. AFP …

Bahrain FM: We Want Peace with Israel

TEL AVIV – Bahrain views Israel as a country that is here to stay and one it wishes to make peace with, the Gulf state’s foreign minister said Wednesday on the sidelines of the U.S.-led economic peace workshop. 

Bahrain says conference co-hosted with US aimed at helping Palestinians