German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that Europe "could not tolerate the adventurism that has spread there."
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his family landed in Paris, France, on Saturday after leaving Saudi – Arabia.
Hariri's abrupt resignation while he was in Saudi Arabia and his continued stay there caused fears over Lebanon's stability.
The UN, US and EU previously sanctioned Bank Sepah because of its role in Iran's illicit missile procurement activities.
This visit comes after the much-discussed reconciliation deal was reached between the rivaling Palestinian factions in Gaza and in the West Bank.
The capture of the town marks the end of Islamic State's era of territorial rule over a so-called caliphate that it proclaimed in 2014 across vast swathes of Iraq and Syria.
The long-drawn civil war has brought nothing but suffering to the Syrian people.
"Russia has undermined our ability to deter future attacks," US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said
Germany's anti-discrimination law applies only in cases of discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic background or religion, not citizenship, it said.
Long-standing arch-rivals, Riyadh and Tehran are waging a contest for power on several fronts across the region, notably in Yemen and Lebanon.
Report says terror group may have lost ground in Middle East but “it did not cease to exist, but, rather, changed the pattern of its activities.”
Hardline media are accusing the government of pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani of reacting too slowly to last weekend's quake.
The prime minister released a video lamenting Iran's refusal to receive help from Israel, saying that the Jewish state is always willing to support its neighbors.
While Jerusalem's voice is heard, its positions are often not fully taken into account.
In a statement from Berlin, the Israeli embassy railed against German Green Party politicians and federal agencies for jeopardizing Middle East and European security.
The failure to open the crossing came approximately a month after Egypt brokered a deal between Hamas and Fatah to advance reconciliation efforts and restore the PA’s governing authority in Gaza.
Crossed alliances have brought forth new tensions in the US fight against ISIS - and the effort to quell Iranian influence from spreading across the region.
Syrian Kurdish groups have been the main partner on the ground for a US-led coalition fighting against Islamic State in northern and eastern Syria.
Riyadh denies holding Lebanese prime minister against his will or putting pressure on him to resign.