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Biden to meet with Israeli leaders on second day of Mideast tour

U.S. President Joe Biden will hold bilateral talks on July 14 with Israeli officials in Jerusalem, where the two allies are expected to declare a "united stand" on common foe Iran.

Biden touched down in Tel Aviv on Wednesday for the first Middle East tour of his presidency, which will see him meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders before flying onwards to Saudi Arabia.

Three Slovenian towns bear names of world metropolises

Ljubljana – Statistics show that there are around 6,040 settlements of various types in Slovenia, and some of their names have a very positive or rather negative connotation, such as “party” or “injustice”. However, there are also towns named Rome, Vienna and Jerusalem, although much much smaller than the world’s eponymous cities.

EU Signed an Agreement with Israel and Egypt for Export of Natural Gas to Europe

The European Union, Israel and Egypt have signed a memorandum of understanding for the export of gas from the Jewish state through the Arab Republic to Europe, Al Jazeera reported, quoted by BGNES.

According to the document, the agreement is for three years with an automatic extension for another two years.

Norway to label products from Israeli settlements

Israel condemned Norway's decision to label products from Israeli settlements with their place of origin.    

A statement from Israel's foreign ministry said the position "will adversely affect bilateral relations between Israel and Norway, as well as Norway's relevance to promoting relations between Israel and the Palestinians".    

Turkey calls on Israel to preserve status quo of Al-Aqsa Mosque

The raids on the Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli parliament member Itamar Ben-Gvir and radical Jewish groups under the protection of the Israeli police, as well as the attempts of these groups to worship in this area, are a "clear violation" of the status quo of Al-Haram Al-Sharif and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Foreign Ministry said on May 29.

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