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Watch: Jordanian academic denies the Holocaust

Kuwaiti-born Jordanian academic in TV interview: No Jew or non-Jew died in the gas chambers, because there we no gas chambers.

Watch: Jordanian academic denies the Holocaust

Watch: Iranian singers chant 'Death to Israel' in Hebrew'

Iranian TV recently aired a song in Farsi, Arabic and Hebrew in which the singers pledge revenge for death of Qassem Soleimani.

Watch: Iranian singers chant 'Death to Israel' in Hebrew'

Soleimani’s daughter: Trump is the monster, not my father

Daughter of top Iranian general eliminated by US claims there is no difference between Trump and Joe Biden.

Soleimani’s daughter: Trump is the monster, not my father

'We must establish nuclear infrastructure'

Watch: Archival speech by Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was recently eliminated in Tehran.

'We must establish nuclear infrastructure'

Lebanese singer: Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy

Lebanese singer Elissa says she supports peace with any country and Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy.

Lebanese singer: Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy

Iranian TV narrator: Missiles meant for Israel

IRINN TV airs report about Iran’s missile capabilities, with emphasis on missiles capable of striking Israel.

Iranian TV narrator: Missiles meant for Israel

'Reconciliation is legitimate even with enemies'

Watch: Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereignty Council discusses his country's normalization agreement with Israel.

'Reconciliation is legitimate even with enemies'

Sudanese Islamic scholar: The offensive cartoons were main crime

Islamic scholar says main crime were insults against the Prophet Muhammad, killing was a natural reaction to provocation.

Sudanese Islamic scholar: The offensive cartoons were main crime

Lebanese politician:

'I'd choose Iran over Saudi Arabia'

While 'unfair' to force her to choose between Sunni and Shia, nevertheless she'd choose Iran because people there enjoy 'greater freedom'.

'I'd choose Iran over Saudi Arabia'

Al-Quds U pres: Jewish Boy would not want to be saved by Arab

Palestinian Arab academic: Drowning Jewish youth might rather drown than be saved by an Arab because of beliefs about Arabs.

Al-Quds U pres: Jewish Boy would not want to be saved by Arab

Iranian expert:

If Israel attacks Iran, we'll target UAE civilian installations

Says IRGC’s Quds Force is present in several countries in region.

If Israel attacks Iran, we'll target UAE civilian installations

Fmr. Saudi Amb. to US slams PA for badmouthing Gulf leaders

Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Al-Saud: Palestinian leaders historically placed their bets on the losing party.

Fmr. Saudi Amb. to US slams PA for badmouthing Gulf leaders

Syrian Writer:

'Time to abandon self-destructive resistance against Israel'

Syrian writer Dr. Kamal Al-Labwani: 'It is time to do away with this lie.'

'Time to abandon self-destructive resistance against Israel'

Iraqi political thinker:

'Israel can't be destroyed; most Iraqis would support peace'

'Arab politicians can no longer say that they will destroy Israel and throw it into the sea, because Israel has become so powerful.'

'Israel can't be destroyed; most Iraqis would support peace'

Former Iraqi PM: We can't defend ourselves; we need US forces

Former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi calls Iraqi army 'entirely ineffective'.

Former Iraqi PM: We can't defend ourselves; we need US forces

Chinese Middle East expert:

'US politicians delude themselves US can be only superpower'

Chinese expert: US-China can either cooperate or engage in competition that may mean armed conflict; criticizes US for choosing 'wrong path'

'US politicians delude themselves US can be only superpower'

Iranian religious scholar praises child martyrdom

Iranian religious scholar Mohammad-Bagher Heydari Kashani: '7,070 of our Iraq-Iran war martyrs were under 14.'

Iranian religious scholar praises child martyrdom

Senior Iranian Official:

Iranian retaliation for any Israeli attack to include UAE, Saudi

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian warns UAE will bear brunt of any retaliation, 'any incident – covert or overt' carried out by the Zionists.

Iranian retaliation for any Israeli attack to include UAE, Saudi

Islamic Scholar: Only Mizrahi Jews would have rights

Ashkenazi Jews such as those from Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Belarus should go back to where they came from, he says.

Islamic Scholar: Only Mizrahi Jews would have rights

Roger Waters: Israel plotted conspiracy that destroyed Corbyn

British musician Roger Waters thanks Al-Jazeera Network for being one of the only networks that gives him platform to express his opinions.

Roger Waters: Israel plotted conspiracy that destroyed Corbyn

Iranian official: Nuclear energy is our right

Member of Iran’s Expediency Council and an advisor to the head of Iran’s judiciary says signing of nuclear deal a mistake.

Iranian official: Nuclear energy is our right

Chinese anchor calls TikTok ban 'tyranny'; aims message at youth

Chinese interference in US election? Anchor Liu Xin in English-language video: US tyranny might motivate young people to vote.

Chinese anchor calls TikTok ban 'tyranny'; aims message at youth

Debate over Iran in Iraq:

'Israel will liberate Tehran before Iran liberates Jerusalem'

Iraqi journalist says Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey all consider parts of Iraq to be their lebensraum.

'Israel will liberate Tehran before Iran liberates Jerusalem'

Rouhani: COVID-19 brought to Iran by Wuhan residents

Iranian President: Appears virus spread in Qom by businessmen and merchants from Wuhan, in Gilan by students and athletes from Wuhan.

Rouhani: COVID-19 brought to Iran by Wuhan residents

'We're exploring legal measures against Google and Apple'

Watch: PA “foreign minister” says legal action considered against Google and Apple for removing "Palestine" label from their maps.

'We're exploring legal measures against Google and Apple'

Tehran University Professor: 'Schism between State and people'

Professor Zibakalam says Iranian gov seriously exceeded budget even before coronavirus crisis, government has no way to pay its expenses.

Tehran University Professor: 'Schism between State and people'

Hassan Nasrallah:

'US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea sowing discord'

Claims Hezbollah does not constitute obstacle preventing United States from helping Lebanon.

'US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea sowing discord'

Abbas adviser: 'Collusion' between US and Israel must be exposed

PA chairman's adviser Nabil Shaath says Arabs are ready to confront any "Israeli annexation".

Abbas adviser: 'Collusion' between US and Israel must be exposed

Tunisia's President:

'Turkey’s intervention in Libya has legal standing'

President Saied: No country, including US, has dared to ask him permission to build military bases on Tunisian soil.

'Turkey’s intervention in Libya has legal standing'

Roger Waters: Zionism an 'ugly stain'

Watch: Pink Floyd co-founder gives interview to Hamas-affiliated news agency, slams Sheldon Adelson, Trump and Ambassador Friedman.

Roger Waters: Zionism an 'ugly stain'

Hassan Nasrallah:

'We'll kill who make us choose between surrender and starving'

Says Chinese companies prepared to 'bring money to Lebanon' through investment in various infrastructure projects.

'We'll kill who make us choose between surrender and starving'

Hezbollah releases video:

'From north, disaster will pour out on all who live in Israel'

Hezbollah training video shows elite marksmanship and hand-to-hand combat capabilities of its Radhwan unit.

'From north, disaster will pour out on all who live in Israel'

Russian Ambassador to Lebanon:

'Hezbollah is not a terror organization; it fights terror'

Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin: Russia sees Hezbollah as an organization that fights terror, not a terror organization.

'Hezbollah is not a terror organization; it fights terror'

Tunisian Professor:

Arab society can only have future by adopting science, democracy

Tunis University professor: Arabs rely on 'fables and myths' as sources of history without actually studying history.

Arab society can only have future by adopting science, democracy

Watch: Palestinian protesters burn effigy of Pompeo

Palestinian Arabs protesting in Shechem burned an effigy of US Secretary of State a day after his visit to Israel.

Watch: Palestinian protesters burn effigy of Pompeo

Hamas Police Graduation:

'Sons of Palestine were born to blow up their enemies'

'My son, come join the fight. You were not born to live, but in order to die as a martyr, blowing up your enemies in the occupation.'

'Sons of Palestine were born to blow up their enemies'

IRGC Aerospace Force Commander: 'We are a superpower now'

General Hajizadeh: Iran had plan to strike 400 targets in event US retaliated immediately after Ayn Al-Asad attack.

IRGC Aerospace Force Commander: 'We are a superpower now'

Iranian military unveils new radar systems; range: 400-800km

Uses HF frequencies, has 'three-dimensional capabilities,' was developed in cooperation with Iran’s Defense Ministry and startup companies.

Iranian military unveils new radar systems; range: 400-800km

Watch: Khamenei criticizes West’s response to coronavirus

Iranian Supreme Leader commends Iranian people, criticizes the way the West has reacted to the pandemic.

Watch: Khamenei criticizes West’s response to coronavirus

Hamas leader: If Gazans die, Israelis will be unable to breathe

Yahya Sinwar accuses DM Bennett of 'Merchant of Venice mentality,' says COVID-19 is punishment for US declaring J'lem Israel's capital.

Hamas leader: If Gazans die, Israelis will be unable to breathe

Houthi Health Minister: 'America could be behind COVID-19'

Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakkil says 'America is country capable of massacring whole world, as well as own citizens.'

Houthi Health Minister: 'America could be behind COVID-19'

Iranian Scholar:

'COVID19 came to Iran through Chinese students'

Sunni Islamic scholar says COVID-19 came to Qom, Iran and spread to rest of country through Chinese students of religion.

'COVID19 came to Iran through Chinese students'

UK-based Islamic scholar:

'Coronavirus outbreak in Iran is Divine punishment for Shi'ites'

Prolific Islamic writer: 'Spread of virus in Iran is divine punishment for Shi'ite accusations against Aisha.'

'Coronavirus outbreak in Iran is Divine punishment for Shi'ites'

Syrian journalist: Jews 'make miracles out of the impossible'

Watch: Syrian journalist refutes claim that Israel thwarts democracy in Arab countries, praises the Jewish people.

Syrian journalist: Jews 'make miracles out of the impossible'

Iranian official: We're looking for an excuse to raze Tel Aviv

Former IRGC Commander-in-Chief warns US against attacking Iran: We're looking for a pretext to attack Tel Aviv.

Iranian official: We're looking for an excuse to raze Tel Aviv

Iran’s Space Organization:

'We plan to send satellite into orbit at altitude of 1,000 KM'

Interview aired just two days before Iran’s Zafar 1 communications satellite was launched but failed to achieve orbit.

'We plan to send satellite into orbit at altitude of 1,000 KM'

Iraqi Shiite militia leader:

'We may target US economic interests outside Iraq'

Says militia has missile capability to impose war of attrition against US forcing it to leave Iraq, when the 'coffins start coming back'.

'We may target US economic interests outside Iraq'

Jordanian TV host: Israel uses Holocaust to extort the West

Watch: Jordanian TV host says Holocaust is used politically by Israel to promote itself, denounces Saudi leader who prayed at Auschwitz.

Jordanian TV host: Israel uses Holocaust to extort the West

Palestinian Academic:

'We don't know whether we want peace or armed resistance'

Says 'Palestinians in Palestine' act 'mentally inhibited'; points out Palestinians in Europe, America, and Gulf are highly productive.

'We don't know whether we want peace or armed resistance'

Abbas advisor: Trump plan is the 'Filth of the Century'

Mahmoud Habbash, advisor to PA chairman, says anyone who accepts Trump's deal will pay the price for that treason.

Abbas advisor: Trump plan is the 'Filth of the Century'

Iran animation group releases video depicting US soldier coffins

Fantasy 'aftermath' of Iranian attack on Ayn Al-Asad airbase ends with words: 'They got a slap in the face that night.'

Iran animation group releases video depicting US soldier coffins

Yemen TV Host:

'Islamic scholars Auschwitz visit provocation to Islamic world'

Says delegation’s visit to 'the camps of the so-called Holocaust' is 'another venomous strike Saudi Arabia dealt to body of Islamic nation.'

'Islamic scholars Auschwitz visit provocation to Islamic world'

Mashhad Friday Sermon:

'Iran must fight America like a goat fights a predator wolf'

Says Islamic Revolution about to remove 'structure of arrogance' from face of Earth.

'Iran must fight America like a goat fights a predator wolf'

Kuwaiti TV host:

'I thought Iran was strong until I saw Soleimani retaliation'

Thought Iran was strong country until she saw how it retaliated against US for killing Soleimani, and realized Iran is 'nothing but talk'.

'I thought Iran was strong until I saw Soleimani retaliation'

Yemeni Journalist:

'Israel is enemy Number One, but...'

Yemeni Info Ministry advisor: 'At least Israel doesn’t aim to convert people to Judaism like Iran tries to convert people to Shia Islam.'

'Israel is enemy Number One, but...'

Hamas MP:

'George Washington killed Indians because they were Muslims'

Hamas MP and Palestine Islamic Scholars Association Deputy: 'Washington killed Native Americans because they were Muslims who had mosques.'

'George Washington killed Indians because they were Muslims'

IRGC Aerospace Commander:

'Killing Pres. Trump wouldn't be enough to avenge Soleimani'

Hajizadeh: 'Trump should order coffins for American soldiers before threatening Iran; If war breaks out with US, Iran will finish and win.'

'Killing Pres. Trump wouldn't be enough to avenge Soleimani'

IRGC Commander:

'The Muslims will leave no spot anywhere safe for the Americans'

General Hossein Salami warns Iran’s enemies if they take another step, Iran will set the 'place they love on fire'.

'The Muslims will leave no spot anywhere safe for the Americans'

Iranian Supreme Leader:

Khamenei: 'Our missile attacks were a slap to the Americans'

Says military operations against America are not enough, and that America’s corrupting presence in region must come to end.

Khamenei: 'Our missile attacks were a slap to the Americans'

Afghan MP Belquis Roshan:

Soleimani was responsible for death of thousands of Afghan youth

Afghan MP Belquis Roshan ashamed that former President Hamid Karzai expressed sorrow for such people as Qasem Soleimani.

Soleimani was responsible for death of thousands of Afghan youth