31 August 2015 17:55
Under the pretext of protecting Israeli settlers from possible attacks by Palestinians, Tel Aviv has been tightening its grip over main roads and highways in the occupied West Bank. Palestinians say Israel's refusal to allow the Palestinians to use more highways is further proof of its apartheid policies.
30 August 2015 22:33
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says Tehran is in talks with Moscow for the purchase of Russian-made Sukhoi fighter jets.
“We are discussing the purchase of Sukhoi fighter planes” from Russia, Dehqan said in an interview with Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Mayadeen news network on Sunday.
Earlier this week, Tehran and Moscow held negotiations about the Russian-made Sukhoi 30 fighter jets, a twin-engine, two-seat supermaneuverable fighter aircraft.
The talks were...
26 August 2015 12:08
A branch of Turkey’s Armed Forces has launched an investigation into controversial anti-government remarks by a high-ranking military officer.
Turkish media outlets reported on Tuesday that Turkey’s Gendarmerie General Command plans to investigate Lieutenant Colonel Mehmet Alkan's remarks criticizing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his all-out war on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants.
Alkan had made the comments during the funeral...
29 July 2015 22:04
An Omani delegation is in Tehran for the finalization of the operational plan for transfer of the Iranian gas to the sultanate via a pipeline across the Persian Gulf, a top energy official says.
“Currently, the Iranian adviser for studying (the subsea section of) the pipeline for 200 kilometers from Kuh-e Mubarak to Oman’s Sohar port has been chosen,” head the National...
27 July 2015 16:20
At least four allied militants have been injured in shelling by Turkish tanks against a Kurdish-held village in northern Syria as Turkey pushes ahead with its campaign of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.
"A number of shells fired by Turkish tanks fell on the village of Zur Maghar, which is controlled by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG)," the so-called Syrian...
16 July 2015 23:45
A new study on living standards reveals that nearly two-thirds of poor children in Britain live in working families.
The study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, IFS, an economic think tank, shows there has been no decline in the number of children in absolute poverty since 2009. It says the proportion of such children, has rather, gone up from 54%...
13 July 2015 17:45
Iraqi forces retook two villages in Anbar on Monday as part of their operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant terrorist group in the western province, security officials said.
"The security forces were able to advance and liberate the areas of Albu Shijil and Shiha near Khaldiyah, between Saqlawiya and Ramadi," an army lieutenant colonel said. He said...
12 July 2015 11:46
Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, a prominent Islamic Jihad official, extracted his freedom at dawn Sunday after 55 days of hunger strike in protest at his administrative detention.
Adnan told his family over the phone at an early hour today that he would be released within a few hours.
The prisoner had gone on hunger strike for 55 consecutive days before he suspended...
25 June 2015 15:56
Pics: ISIS Flog 2 Men for Privately Breaking Their Fast
Savage terrorists fighting for the ISIS in Iraq have publicly flogged two men who were accused of secretly breaking the Ramadan fast and lying about their 'crime'.
25 June 2015 15:32
Car bomb attacks by Takfiri ISIL terrorists have reportedly killed at least 18 people and injured 40 more in Syria’s northern border town of Kobani amid renewed clashes there between Kurdish forces and the extremist militants.
The Takfiri militants detonated two explosives-laden vehicles early Thursday after intruding into the town disguised as Syrian Kurdish fighters, Turkey’s Anadolu news agency reported, citing...
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