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Israel trims funds to Palestinians over militant stipends

Israel will cut around 5 percent of the tax handovers to the Palestinian Authority over its financial support for jailed Palestinian militants, the Israeli security cabinet said on Sunday, following similar U.S. legislation last year.

Rouhani says Iran ready to improve ties with Gulf states

Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of U.S. and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, in his latest attempt to weaken ties between regional rival Saudi Arabia and America.

Iran rejects anti-Semitism allegation by Pence

Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of anti-Semitism levelled against it by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a "killing machine against the Palestinians".