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Putin, Assad declare Syria ready for political process...

( Russia )

Moscow:Russian President Vladimir Putin has told his Syrian counterpart that the situation in Syria is now favorable for the beginning of a “political process.” In a rare meeting with the visiting Syrian head of state in Russia’s southern city of Sochi on Thursday, Putin said recent victories against terrorist groups in Syria paved the ground for the withdrawal of foreign forces. “After the military success (of the Syrian army in recent months), supplementary conditions have...

Turkish PM Erdogan termed Israel a terror state, condemned k...

( Turkey )

Istanbul:Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the Tel Aviv regime of “state terror” and “genocide.” “Israel is wreaking state terror. Israel is a terror state,” Erdogan addressed Turkish students in London via a televised speech. “What Israel has done is a genocide. I condemn this humanitarian drama, the genocide, from whichever side it comes, Israel or America,” he added. “[The U.S. decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem]...

Trump to announce ‘deal of century’ with support...

( Lebanon )

Beirut:The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says US President Donald Trump is set to officially announce his much touted “deal of the century” within coming weeks. Addressing his supports via a televised speech broadcast live from the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Monday evening, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah stated that the “deal of century” started ever since Trump announced his decision on December 6 last year to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital...

US Embassy move to Jerusalem marks massacre day of Palestini...

( Palestine )

Gaza: Zionist Israeli forces killed dozens of Palestinians in bloody clashes at the Gaza border Monday in the deadliest day there since the 2014 war, as the US officially opened its Embassy in Jerusalem just 50 miles away. Tens of thousands of Palestinians are protesting the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, and Israeli army forces have killed 58 protesters, according to the Gaza Health Ministry. The ministry also says some 2,770 people have been hurt in demonstrations and clashes.  At...

Syria will not hesitate to retaliate against Israeli attacks...

( Syria )

Beijing:The Syrian ambassador to China says Damascus will not “hesitate” to avenge Israeli attacks, stressing the nation’s right to self-defense against any act of aggression. Imad Moustapha told Russia’s Sputnik news agency on Friday that Syria would shoot down missiles fired by Tel Aviv and target the regime’s warplanes that violate the Syrian airspace. “Syria will continue to strengthen its air defenses, attempt to interject and down every missile fired...

Sunnis are assured of Imam Mahdi’s reappearance: Sunni cle...

( Iran )

Tehran:Founder of Al-Zahra seminary, Akhound Toy Qoli Gol Cheshme in an exclusive interview with TNA rapped Saudi crown prince for his recent remarks about Imam Mahdi (PBUH) noting, “Sunni people are assured of the Imam Mahdi’s eventual reappearance and this is what Saudi crown prince is not aware of.” Saudi deputy crown prince and defense minister recently in his groundless remark said it was impossible to talk with a power that was planning for the return of the Imam Mahdi. With this...

Russia says may give Syria S-300, calls for urgent UN meetin...

( Russia )

Moscow:Following US, UK and French missile strikes against Syria, Russia calls for an emergency UN Security Council on the tripartite act on aggression and says it may consider supplying S-300 missile defense systems to the Arab state. The Russian military’s Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoi said on Saturday that US actions in Syria are aimed at destabilizing the already fragile situation in the entire region, adding that S-300 could also be delivered to other countries as well besides Syria. The...

Turkish president accuses France of supporting terrorists in...

( Turkey )

Istanbul:Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused France of supporting terrorists amid growing tensions between the two NATO members over their different positions with regard to Kurdish militants in northern Syria.
France has been one of the most outspoken critics of Turkey’s military operation against Kurdish militants in Syria’s northern region of Afrin.
Tensions between Paris and Ankara deteriorated after French President Emmanuel Macron hosted a delegation of the...

Iran condemn Kashmir killings,urge and support for its solut...

( Iran )

Tehran:Islamic Republic of Iran has expressed regret over the recent deadly incidents in Kashmir, urging the opposing sides to exercise restraint. “The Islamic Republic of Iran will support any move in line with the interests of the Kashmiri people,” Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday. He added that Tehran is ready to take “effective steps” to ease tension if requested. At least 20 people lost their lives in Kashmir on Sunday in a number of fierce...

76 years old Scientist Stephen Hawking is no more...

( United Kingdom )

London:Stephen Hawking’s brilliant mind understood mysteries of time and space, despite the rest of his body being paralysed by disease. Scientist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, a spokesman for his family has said. Professor Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim said in a statement that he had died at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday. They said: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. “He was a great scientist...