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  • Kuwait to study Saudi accounts after arrests

    Kuwaiti lenders have been told by the central bank to provide account details relating to some Saudi nationals, sources familiar with the situation told...

  • Israel arrests top Islamic Jihad operative

    Israel’s army said Monday it had arrested a senior Islamic Jihad member as tensions with the group rose after the army blew up one of its tunnels from Gaza.

  • Israel bars French politicians’ visit

    Israeli authorities said Monday that they would bar entry to the country for a group of French politicians seeking to visit jailed Palestinian leader Marwan...

  • France raises prospect of new sanctions on Iran

    France’s Foreign Ministry suggested Monday new sanctions could be imposed on Iran if needed over its ballistic missile program.