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Bashar Assad, Bashar al-Assad - Syrian - Syria News - Bashar al Assad

Syria’s official news agency SANA reported late on Wednesday that Israeli warplanes fired several missiles at Syrian army positions located close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights causing only material damage.

“The aircraft of the Israeli enemy fired several missiles in the direction of some army positions,” said a Syrian military source.Read More →

South Koreans - Yemeni Refugees - Asylum Seekers Issues

But when just 550 or so people from war-ravaged Yemen arrived over several months in South Korea, the reaction was uncompromising.

“Is the government crazy? These are Muslims who will rape our daughters!” was one of the top comments, liked by thousands, on Naver, the country’s top Internet portal.Read More →

Gaza, Palestinians Protest Against Israel

Israel imposed sanctions on the Gaza Strip and its dominant Hamas Islamists on Monday in retaliation for attacks by Palestinians using burning kites and helium balloons carrying blazing rags. “Hamas urges the international community to immediately intervene,” said Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for Hamas, which is deemed a terrorist group by Israel and the West.Read More →

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - Saudi Arabia News

Israel’s energy minister and top nuclear official Yuval Steinitz met with his US counterpart Rick Perry in Washington and presented him with a series of steep demands about the need to keep a strict tab on the kingdom’s activities. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman raised eyebrows when he told CBS in May that his country was prepared to pursue nuclear weapons.Read More →

Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit in the occupied Palestine West Bank

Israel has been trying to annex the West Bank ever since occupying it through various means. It has been propping up 230 settlements, which now house more than half a million Israelis, demolishing Palestinian structures under different excuses, and refusing construction permits to Palestinians.Read More →

Mohammad Javad Zarif - Iran News

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also said on Friday that the remaining parties to the nuclear deal had agreed to work out ways of trading with Iran independently of the United States’ “whim.” Lavrov urged new ways of trading with Iran if Washington restores sanctions against Tehran.Read More →

Farida Khalaf - Iraq Headlines News

Farida Khalaf said: “I will never forget the day Daesh came and they gathered us in the school and separated us from our families, that will never leave my mind. I was in their captivity and I know how difficult it is to be there, a day feels like a year. We prayed every day that the day would pass without beating or torture or rape.”Read More →

30 Years Today 290 Mass Killings By US Alive In Iran

July 3, 1988 downing of Iran Air flight 655 by the U.S. Navy remains one of the moments the Iranian government points to in its decades-long distrust of America. They rank it alongside the 1953 CIA-backed coup that toppled its elected prime minister and secured Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi’s absolute power until he abdicated the throne before the 1979 Islamic Revolution.Read More →