Thursday, July 27, 2017

King Salman asserts Palestinian’s right to enter Al Aqsa mosque

Saudi King Salman had a conversation over the phone with US authorities to resolve Al- Aqsa clashes with regard to the security measures issued last week, told Al Arabiya on Thursday. King Salman asserted in the call the rights of Palestinian muslims to access Al...

Syrian government forces advance towards the jihadist group

Syrian government forces are nearing the last major town held by Islamic State (IS) in Homs province, part of their multi-pronged advance towards the jihadist group's strongholds in the east of the country, reported Reuters on Thursday quoting a military source. The source said combat operations would...

Israeli PM Netanyahu want to expel Al-Jazeera for ‘inciting violence’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu want to expel Qatari news network, AL-Jazeera from Israeli land for ‘inciting violence’ amid debate and discussion about Jerusalem holy ground. Netanyahu wrote in a Facebook post, referring to the Haram al-Sharif compound in Jerusalem, known to Jews as the...

Turtles in the Mediterranean threatened by plastic tide

Research suggests 3000 tonnes of the material is floating on the surface, with more added every year. And because the Sea is almost fully enclosed the plastic is trapped, taking decades to break down. Not only are tourists swimming in the debris, marine creatures are...

Hezbollah announces the great and massive victory against al-Nusra in NE Lebanon

Hezbollah announces the great and massive victory against al-Nusra in NE Lebanon
Hezbollah Secretary General (SG) Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah announced "the great and massive victory" in the battle against the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front militants in Arsal outskirts, reported local media on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/890344397946093572 Praising the Lebanese Army's role in achieving this victory, Nasrallah stated that what the army...

At least 43 civilians killed in northern and eastern Syria in one day

Airstrikes killed at least 43 civilians in areas under the Islamic State (IS) control in northern and eastern Syria on Wednesday, monitoring group said. At least 14 people were killed by an airstrike in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, said the Syrian Observatory for...

China’s humanitarian aids to Iraq signed

China will provide Iraq with humanitarian aids, according to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in Baghdad on Wednesday. Chinese ambassador Chen Weiqing and Iraqi Interior Minister Qasim al-Araji attended the signing ceremony of the MoU on economic and technical cooperation between both countries.

South Korea says there is no sign of any North Korean missile (yet)

South Korea's defense authorities said Thursday there is no clear indication yet that another North Korean ballistic missile launch is near at hand amid reports of rain there, reported South's Yonhap news agency. "There's no sign detected this morning of North Korea's imminent missile launch,"...

US sanctions to target Venezuelan constituent assembly

US sanctions to target Venezuelan constituent assembly
The US Treasury threatened on Wednesday to impose sanctions on anyone who joins Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's controversial new congress after an election scheduled for Sunday. "Anyone elected to the National Constituent Assembly should know that their role in undermining democratic processes and institutions in...

Obamacare repeal amendment fails in US Senate

Obamacare repeal amendment fails in US Senate
The second Republican initiative to repeal and replace the Obama administration’s healthcare mandate has foundered in the Senate, with seven GOP senators joining the Democrats to defeat the amendment by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) that would repeal the Affordable Care Act in two years,...

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