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18 August 2018 18:15

  Top Iranian general stated on Saturday that the U.S. will collapse in the future if they continue their same political policies, the state-owned Islamic Republic New Agency (IRNA) reported. The head of the Strategic Studies Center of the Iranian Army, Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan, said, ‘If the White House continues its current policies, the US will certainly face the same destiny as that...

18 August 2018 18:13

  A powerful blast rocked the Jabal Al-Arbeen region of Idlib, today, after a car bomb was detonated near the key town of Ariha. According to opposition activists via social media, the massive explosion took place at a terrorist base in the Jabal Al-Arbeen region this afternoon. The opposition activists said that several militants were either killed or wounded as a result of...

18 August 2018 18:11

  The official Twitter account of Germany’s Foreign Office tweeted on Friday that their nation had provided at least 17 million Euros to the Syrian Civil Defense (var. White Helmets) in Syria. “Following his meeting with #WhiteHelmets Director Raed al-Saleh, Foreign Minister @HeikoMaas said that “the White Helmets are a powerful symbol of humanity and hope,” the account tweeted yesterday. “Germany has provided funding of 17 million...

18 August 2018 18:05

  Iranian Army Aviation Commander General Yousef Qorbani declared the country's plans to shift the mission of its home-made long-range missiles. "Changing the use of long-range missiles has also been put on agenda," General Qorbani told reporters on the sidelines of a joint forum with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aviation Unit in Tehran on Saturday. His remarks might allude to the...

18 August 2018 18:04

   Israel is training UAE pilots in joint patrolling missions over Gaza, Palestinian sources disclosed on Saturday. "The UAE pilots have participated in the Zionist regime's air patrols over Gaza airspace as part of their training with the US-made F-35 fighter jets," the Arabic-language al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper quoted unnamed sources as saying on Saturday. It also added that a delegation from the UAE...

18 August 2018 18:04

   Governor of Hadramaut Major General Faraj Salmeen al-Bahsani admitted that any decision made by him about the affairs in Yemen is coordinated with Abu Dhabi. "I take orders on activation of al-Ryan airport in al-Mokalla from Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed," al-Bahsani said in an interview with Abu Dhabi's state TV on Saturday while an image of fugitive Yemeni...

18 August 2018 18:02

  For the first time, an Iranian destroyer has been equipped with an indigenously-produced version of Phalanx, a close-in weapon system (CIWS), which is used to engage targets at close range. The announcement was made by Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi in an interview with Tasnim news agency published on Saturday. The system, dubbed Kamand (Lasso), has successfully been...

18 August 2018 18:01

  Syria has blasted Saudi Arabia for giving money to the US-led coalition to press ahead with what Damascus has described as "destabilization plots" in the war-torn country. A Foreign Ministry official on Friday urged the kingdom to abandon its "dangerous policies" in the region amid fears of the re-emergence of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group. On Friday, Saudi Arabia announced that it had contributed...

18 August 2018 18:00

  Yemeni army troops, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have fired a domestically-manufactured ballistic missile at a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southern border region of Najran in retaliation for the Riyadh regime’s devastating military campaign against their impoverished country. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, citing an unnamed military official, reported that Mostahadeth base had been targeted with a short-range Badr-1 missile late on...

18 August 2018 17:59

  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lambasted the close ally United States for trying to hamper the modernization of his country’s army and for warning Manila against purchasing Russian submarines. “Is that the way you treat an ally and you want us to stay with you for all time?  Who are you to warn us?” he said at an event in his hometown of Davao on...

18 August 2018 17:58

  Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip have held a funeral ceremony for two men killed by Israeli forces along the fence between the coastal enclave and the occupied territories. On Saturday, mourners attended the funeral procession for 26-year-old Sadi Moamer and Kareem Fatayar, who were shot in the head by Israeli forces during “Great March of Return” protests on Friday. Fatayer was shot near...

18 August 2018 17:56

  Munitions experts have confirmed that a bomb used by Saudi Arabia in last week's attack on a school bus in Yemen that killed dozens of children had been supplied by the US. The experts told CNN on Friday that the bomb was a 227-kilogram laser-guided Mark 82 bomb. They also noted that the numbers on the weapon identified major US military contractor Lockheed Martin as its maker. The...

18 August 2018 16:32

An unnamed military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Saba news agency that Yemeni forces fatally shot 20 Saudi mercenaries and Emirati troops in an area west of the al-Durayhimi district in Hudaydah province on Friday. Five military vehicles belonging to the militants were also destroyed during the operation. Saudi Arabia and the UAE launched an offensive on June 13 to capture Hudaydah, the...

18 August 2018 16:30

In his message to Imran Khan, who on Saturday was sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister after his party's victory in last month's election, Rouhani expressed the hope that the new Pakistani leader’s tenure would mark “growing unity and convergence in the Islamic world and deepening of bonds between the two friendly neighbors.” “As always and particularly in the new era,...

18 August 2018 16:28

Iran and Syria have agreed to sign a long-term strategic agreement for economic cooperation, said a senior official at Iran’s Ministry of Road and Urban Development. Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on the sidelines of Iran-Syria economic meeting in Damascus on Friday, Deputy Minister of Road and Urban Development for planning and management affairs Amir Amini said that...

18 August 2018 16:27

The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen’s Saada was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN. Working with local Yemeni journalists and munitions experts, CNN has established that the weapon that left dozens of children dead on August 9 was a...

18 August 2018 16:25

American University of Beirut (AUB) is offering job opportunities for its students with an Israeli firm, in a flagrant attempt of normalization with the Zionist entity. The move was reported by Journalist and social media activist Marwa Osman, who slammed the Lebanese judiciary system over keeping mum regarding the issue. Osman posted a screen shot of an email sent to AUB students...

18 August 2018 16:20

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year’s haj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Mecca. Muslim pilgrims attend Friday prayer at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra Although 1,200 Qataris are eligible...

18 August 2018 16:18

The ISIS reappeared in the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate last night to attack the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) troops in the Badiya Al-Sham region. ISIS began their attack by storming the Syrian Arab Army’s positions inside the Al-Bardah area; this would result in a fierce battle that would last for several hours. However, despite the intensity of their attack, the Islamic...

18 August 2018 16:17

 The Damascus Army kept on storming ISIL's positions in Badiyeh (desert) of Sweida, and captured more areas while inflicting more casualties on the terrorists over the past 24 hours. The government troops advanced against terrorists in Tal Alam and joined hands with their comrades in Qabr Sheikh Hossein in Badiyeh of Sweida. The Syrian army further imposed control over Southwestern Toloul al-Safa...

18 August 2018 16:16

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman deliberately attacks civilian targets in Yemen to break the resistance of the Yemeni army and Ansarullah, a prominent Saudi dissident living in exile in London, said, adding that he has learned the lesson from Israel. Saad al-Faqih, who heads the Movement for Islamic Reform, in a video clip released on Youtube quoted a source in the...

18 August 2018 15:36

The Syrian army launched heavy attacks on Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) positions in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib on Saturday, inflicting major losses on the terrorists. The artillery and missile units shelled heavily the positions and movements of Tahrir al-Sham and other terrorist groups in al-Latamina and Ma'arkaba in Northern Hama, inflicting heavy casualties...

18 August 2018 15:32

Civilians in the town of Jarabulus in Northeastern Aleppo poured into to the streets on Saturday, calling for the expulsion of Ankara-backed gunmen from their region. Hundreds of civilians took to the streets in Jarabulus at border with Turkey and called for expulsion of Ankara-backed militants from their town. The uprising came after the Turkey-backed militants opened fire at a marriage ceremony,...

18 August 2018 15:29

The Turkish Army forwarded a large military convoy to Hatay region near the border with Syria on Saturday as the Damascus forces are preparing to kick off a major operation against terrorists in Idlib. The Turkish army dispatched a long convoy, including tanks, advances weapons and military vehicles to Hatay province at the border with Syria's Idlib province. The newly-arrived convoy is...

18 August 2018 15:27

  Russia and China have reiterated that they will continue their commitment to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and will maintain their cooperation and relations with Iran in the face of new US sanctions. “Russia continues to consistently implement its commitments under the JCPOA... We reiterate our decisive commitment to take all the necessary measures...

18 August 2018 15:26

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has put forward options meant to protect Palestinian civilians, among them the deployment of an armed military or police force to the occupied territories. Guterres outlined four proposals in a 14-page report released on Friday in response to a request in a UN General Assembly resolution. The resolution, adopted on June 13, condemned "Israel’s excessive and disproportionate use...

18 August 2018 15:22

Pakistan’s former cricket star Imran Khan has been sworn in as the country’s new prime minister. The 65-year-old took the oath in a ceremony at the President's House in the capital Islamabad on Saturday, officially assuming office in the South Asian country after his party won July 25 elections. The charismatic sports star swore to "bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan" and "discharge my...

18 August 2018 15:20

Iran’s enemies in the administration of US President Donald Trump are “morons” and "idiots" who are "shooting themselves in the foot" yet again with the creation of an “Iran Action Group” to run a more aggressive policy toward the Islamic Republic, an American scholar says. “We’re seeing that the Trump administration is not really an administration of canny negotiators and businessmen, which is the way...

18 August 2018 15:18

Syria has blasted Saudi Arabia for giving money to the US-led coalition to press ahead with what Damascus has described as "destabilization plots" in the war-torn country. A Foreign Ministry official on Friday urged the kingdom to abandon its "dangerous policies" in the region amid fears of the re-emergence of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group. On Friday, Saudi Arabia announced that it had contributed...

18 August 2018 15:17

  For the first time, an Iranian destroyer has been equipped with an indigenously-produced version of Phalanx, a close-in weapon system (CIWS), which is used to engage targets at close range. The announcement was made by Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi in an interview with Tasnim news agency published on Saturday. The system, dubbed Kamand (Lasso), has successfully been tested both...

18 August 2018 15:15

Chinese President Xi Jinping is reportedly planning to visit North Korea in September at the invitation of the country’s leader Kim Jong-un to take part in the 70th anniversary of the North’s founding. The visit twill be Xi’s first since taking power in 2012, some 13 years after the last visit to North Korea by a Chinese president, when his predecessor...

18 August 2018 14:58

Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80, his foundation said on Saturday.  Annan, a Ghanaian national, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday, two of his close associates said. In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death with "immense sadness" after a short illness, saying he was surrounded in his...

18 August 2018 14:52

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the flood-ravaged state of Kerala more helicopters, boats and other equipment needed to evacuate tens of thousands of stranded people as he was given an aerial tour of stricken areas on Saturday. There are growing fears that the death toll, already in the hundreds, could escalate rapidly, with so many people still marooned, desperate for...

18 August 2018 14:48

Human Rights Watch has warned that a panel set up by Myanmar to probe atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state does not seem to be performing its task in a “serious and impartial” manner. "It’s now clear that Myanmar’s new ‘independent commission of inquiry’ into human rights violations committed in Rakhine State will not be a serious and impartial investigation...

18 August 2018 14:43

A state funeral service was underway Saturday in Italy to commemorate dozens of people killed in Genoa's bridge disaster, as some outraged relatives shunned official ceremonies and rescuers pulled more bodies from the wreckage. The service, which coincides with a national day of mourning, came as firefighters still searching for five missing people discovered a car with human remains inside. Local media...

18 August 2018 14:42

Munitions experts have confirmed that a bomb used by Saudi Arabia in last week's attack on a school bus in Yemen that killed dozens of children had been supplied by the US. The experts told CNN on Friday that the bomb was a 227-kilogram laser-guided Mark 82 bomb. They also noted that the numbers on the weapon identified major US military contractor Lockheed Martin as...

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