23 November 2014 11:16
Egyptian authorities are to finish the demolition of houses in the buffer zone along its border with the Gaza Strip; pls48.net reported an Egyptian official in northern Sinai saying yesterday.
Earlier, the Egyptian armed forces announced they would double the buffer zone to one kilometre. Experts said that an empty zone would extend up to five kilometres.
The official source said...
23 November 2014 11:13
The finals of the 11th World Robot Olympiad Russia 2014kicked off on Saturday in the Russian city of Sochi with the participation of Syria.
Muhib al-Neqri, head of the Syrian team participating in the event, told SANA’s correspondent in Moscow that the team is participating in two categories: the Junior High age group and the Senior High age group, with each...
23 November 2014 11:11
A senior member of the Iranian parliament (Majlis) said on Sunday that formation of the terrorist group of Daesh (ISIS) was a result of the hegemonic policies of big powers, such as the US, the UK and France, to defy Iran.
Addressing a local gathering here, Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi added that according...
23 November 2014 11:10
Hamas on Saturday slammed the accusations leveled against the Qassam Brigades as malevolent attempts aimed at defaming the Palestinian resistance.
Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum denounced an Egyptian lawsuit that seeks to ban and designate the Ezzeddin Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed wing, as a terrorist organization.
"The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters' decision to accept a lawsuit that calls for banning Hamas's...
23 November 2014 11:07
Protesters at a dozens-strong rally in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, have called for the release of “revolutionaries” incarcerated under the country’s former regime.
According to Press TV, the Saturday protest took place in the capital’s al-Taghyeer Square, with protesters demanding the release of five inmates held in Yemen's central prison, and 19 others kept in another prison in the northwestern Hajjah...
23 November 2014 11:06
Senior Hamas Leader Dr. Ahmed Yousef hailed the recent attacks carried out by Palestinian resistance fighters and civilians in the West Bank and Occupied Jerusalem, describing them as “natural retorts” to Israel’s terrorism.
“Such spur-of-the-moment retaliation-attacks reflected the will of Palestinians and Muslims in the West Bank,” he said. “The responses came as notices to the Israeli occupation. Each and every...
23 November 2014 11:02
Senior Hamas leader, Dr. Ahmed Yousef, said in an exclusive interview with the PIC that a projected “third intifada” (uprising), religious at heart, is expected to burst out in the face of the Israeli occupation.
“There is no doubt that such an unprecedented upsurge in the rate of anti-Israeli occupation demos and protests against settler vandalism are all forerunners of a...
23 November 2014 10:57
A round of assaults, carried out Saturday evening by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and settler gangs across the West Bank, culminated in injuries and arrests among a number of Palestinian civilians.
A PIC correspondent quoted local sources in the West Bank city of al-Khalil as reporting that two Palestinian youths sustained critical wounds and were rushed to a hospital after...
23 November 2014 10:55
A leading Labour MP has claimed that 2,000 Britons have travelled to Iraq and Syria to fight for ISIL and other terrorist organisations.
Khalid Mahmood, MP for the Birmingham constituency, claimed that official figures on the numbers of British terrorists is grossly underestimating the size of the problem.
UK security officials believe in the region of 500 men have travelled to Iraq...
23 November 2014 10:53
Bahrain’s main opposition party has censured the country’s recent legislative vote, saying the regime forced security personnel to vote.
Bahrain’s al-Wefaq Party Secretary General Ali Salman made the comments at a press conference held by the National Democratic Opposition Parties on Saturday.
“The turnout was no more than 30 percent and 80 percent of the voters were military and government personnel in...
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