Iranian president slams Gulf states for normalising ties with Israel Sep 17, 2020 0 708 12345 TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has strongly criticised Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates for normalising ties with Israel.“Where is your Arabism, where are your concerns about the [Israeli] crimes in Palestine and where is your compassion for your Palestinian brothers?” he said in a statement on Wednesday.Rouhani branded the countries “servants of the US”, whose rulers threatened the security of the entire region.There are now four Arab countries, including Egypt and Jordan, which maintain diplomatic relations with Israel.The deals mean Israel will suspend the planned annexation of territories in the occupied West Bank, which the Palestinians claim for their own state. (DPA) RELATED ARTICLES West African leaders demand Mali junta appoint civilian leaders Sep 17, 2020 0 975 Israeli jets bomb Gaza after rocket fire clouds peace deal signing Sep 17, 2020 0 715 India’s COVID-19 cases top 5 million in ‘worse than sci-fi’ pandemic Sep 17, 2020 0 755 Yemen warring sides in ‘final’ talks on prisoner swap deal AFP Dubai Yemen’s warring sides will meet in Geneva today, Thursday, for UN-sponsored talks on the final touches of a deal to release more than 1,400 prisoners, sources on the two sides said. The internationally .. Pompeo insists US to enforce ‘UN’ sanctions on Iran AFP Washington Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted on Wednesday the United States will enforce new “UN” sanctions on Iran starting next week, despite overwhelming consensus that Washington is out of bounds. “The .. Nepal welcomes first mountain climbers since onset of pandemic KATHMANDU: A special aircraft carrying 18 tourists from Bahrain landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Wednesday as Nepal welcomed its first team of climbers after a pandemic-induced hiatus of .. Three Pakistani journalists face treason charges for criticising ‘powerful military’ ISLAMABAD: Police in Pakistan have filed treason charges against three journalists known for their criticism of the country’s powerful military, in what rights activists described as a blatant attack on the freedom of .. Russia to sell 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to India NEW DELHI: Russia’s sovereign wealth fund and an Indian pharmaceutical company said on Wednesday they had agreed to distribute 100 million doses of a potential coronavirus vaccine in India. Deliveries of the Sputnik V ..