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Iran seizes foreign ship with smuggled fuel - report

Iran seizes foreign ship with smuggled fuel - report

Iranian authorities seized a foreign ship attempting to smuggle fuel out of the country and detained its crew, state new agency IRNA said on Wednesday. Iran, which has some of the world's cheapest fuel prices due to heavy subsidies …

Israel detains gunmen who killed three Israelis in Elad

Israel detains gunmen who killed three Israelis in Elad

Israeli security forces detained two Palestinian gunmen who attacked civilians on May 5 using firearms and an ax, the Israel Defense Forces' press service said. "Two terrorists who killed three Israeli …

Iran to execute Swedish-Iranian on spying charges - report

Iran to execute Swedish-Iranian on spying charges - report

A Swedish-Iranian national sentenced to death in Iran on charges of spying for Israel is to be executed this month, Iran's ISNA news agency said on Wednesday, as the trial of a former Iranian official suspected of war crimes ended in …

Israeli police probe death threat to PM’s family

Israeli police probe death threat to PM’s family

Israeli police said Tuesday they have launched an investigation into a death threat made against the country’s prime minister. The police issued a statement saying that a letter containing a death threat and a live bullet was sent …

IRGC seizes vessel smuggling fuel in Gulf

IRGC seizes vessel smuggling fuel in Gulf

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) vows that the Persian Gulf will never be a safe place for smugglers as it seizes a foreign vessel in the northern part of the waterway for smuggling 200,000 liters of fuel in the third such …

Assassination attempt on President of Kazakhstan prevented

Assassination attempt on President of Kazakhstan prevented

Kazakh intelligence services have detained a foreign intelligence agent who was preparing an assassination attempt on Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the press service of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan reported on Sunday. …

Four people killed in stabbing attack in Israel

Four people killed in stabbing attack in Israel

A knife-wielding man on Tuesday killed four people and seriously wounded two others in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba before he was shot dead by armed residents, police said. Police said the attacker careened his car into a …

Nazarbayev’s nephew detained in Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev’s nephew detained in Kazakhstan

Kairat Satybaldyuly, a nephew of Kazakhstan’s first President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has been detained on suspicion of embezzlement, the country’s Anti-Corruption Service said. "The Anti-Corruption Service is …

Protesting boxer sentenced to death in Iran

Protesting boxer sentenced to death in Iran

Iranian professional boxer Mohammad Javad Wafaei-Sani has been sentenced to death by hanging. This is stated in a message posted on the page of the Iranian human rights organization Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) on Twitter. …

Turkish Embassy in Poland attacked with Molotov cocktails

Turkish Embassy in Poland attacked with Molotov cocktails

The Turkish Embassy in Poland was attacked with Molotov cocktails on Tuesday. The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. local time (1 p.m. GMT) when a 34-year-old man of Turkish descent threw three Molotov cocktails at the embassy …

Kyrgyzstan security officials thwart coup plot

Kyrgyzstan security officials thwart coup plot

An attempt to violently seize power has been foiled in Kyrgyzstan, the State National Security Committee said in a statement on Friday. "The State National Security Committee and the Interior Ministry have exposed a criminal group …

Uzbekistan detains 12 suspected members of Jihadist group

Uzbekistan detains 12 suspected members of Jihadist group

The Uzbek State Security Service in the Kashkadarya region of the country detained 12 men suspected of being supporters of Jihadist groups, the state news agency UzA said. The suspects held regular meetings to watch and listen to video …