Israel has issued 50,000 administrative detention orders against Palestinians: Report

Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian boy during clashes at a protest rally in the West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron), December 15, 2017. (Photo by AP) The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs says Israel has issued some 50,000 orders for the so-called administrative detention against Palestinians since 1967, when the regime occupied Palestinian territories. The […]

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Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emiratesrecruiting 1000s of African mercenaries: Report

File photo of Ugandan forces Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are reportedly recruiting thousands of African mercenaries to serve in their military adventurism overseas, including the bloody war on Yemen. Saudi sources told the al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper that the kingdom is likely using Chadian mercenaries in its operations abroad. They said the speculation had gained […]

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Iranian forces foil attack on border watchtower in southeast, kill three terrorists

A file photo of Iranian border guards Iranian forces have thwarted an attempt by Pakistan-based terrorists to storm and seize a security watchtower in the country’s southeastern border region, killing three terrorists in the operation. Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said in a statement that the terrorist team from inside Pakistan attacked the watchtower belonging to the Iranian […]

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Syria strikes prove political bankruptcy of the United States, allies: Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi A senior Iranian official says the recent US-led missile attack against Syria proved the political bankruptcy of Washington and its allies. The strikes against Syria were carried out under a pretext similar to that used by former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, which […]

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Iraqi security forces kill 22 Takfiri Daesh terrorist group remnants in Nineveh offensive

Members of the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) take part in a training drill at the Special Forces Academy near Baghdad’s international airport on March 19, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Iraqi security forces have killed nearly two dozen members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group during a clean-up operation in the country’s northern province of Nineveh as […]

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Washington likely to use lies again for attack after Syria strike: Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says a US-led attack on Syria on Saturday was a repeat of Washington’s use of lies to fulfill its interests in line with its expansionist policies.   “The US has shown that it takes such measures in various countries from time to time based on lies […]

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European Union foreign ministers fail to agree on new sanctions against Iran

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets with his counterparts during European Union foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg on April 16, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) The European Union foreign ministers have failed to agree new sanctions against Iran as London, Paris and Berlin seek to appease US President Donald Trump, who has threatened to pull out of the landmark Iran […]

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Russia cannot limit Israel’s actions in Syria : Israeli Minister of Military Affairs Avigdor Lieberman

Israeli Minister of Military Affairs Avigdor Lieberman (Photo by AFP) Israeli Minister of Military Affairs Avigdor Lieberman says the Tel Aviv regime does not accept limitations from Russia or any other country on its “actions” in war-ravaged Syria. “We will maintain total freedom of action. We will not accept any limitation when it comes to […]

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Tripartite US-led missile attack on Syria clear act of aggression: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (C-R) meets with Deputy Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Andrei Turchak (C-L) and accompanying parliamentarians in the Syrian capital, Damascus, on April 15, 2018. (Photo by SANA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the recent tripartite Western missile attack on the Arab country was a blatant act of aggression against a […]

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Any military escalation in Syria terrible for Middle East security, stability: Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari (Photo by AP) Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has warned of the huge dangers of a military escalation in Syria, stating that any further act of aggression against the conflict-plagued Arab country will undermine security and stability in the Middle East region. Speaking in a telephone conversation with Acting US Secretary […]

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