Israel launches air balloon with spy camera over southern Lebanon village

The Israeli military has reportedly launched an air balloon with surveillance cameras from one of its military positions over a village in Lebanon’s Southern Province of Nabatieh in light of a recent operation Zionist regime has undertaken to block what it claims are tunnels Hezbollah resistance movement has dug into Occupied Territories. Lebanon’s official National News Agency (NNA) reported on Wednesday that Israeli forces flew the balloon over Meiss Ej Jabal village in the Marjeyoun district of the province. The report added that Israeli troops have also installed a surveillance camera on…

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Saudi warplanes launch 28 airstrikes on Yemen, martyr 3 amid Sweden peace talks

The Saudi-led coalition’s jet fighters on Thursday launched over 28 airstrikes on various parts of Yemen despite earlier claims that it had ordered its forces halt their attacks on Yemen with the beginning of peace talks in Sweden. “The fact that the coalition forces and their mercenaries have continued their aggression against Yemen on the first day of peace talks in Sweden indicates that the aggressors have no interest in the establishment of peace and preparing the grounds for a second round of talks,” Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network quoted a…

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Larijani: US took Daesh terrorists to Afghanistan

Parliament Speaker of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Larijani says the United States has transferred a large number of Daesh terrorists to Afghanistan over the past years. According to Press TV, speaking in Tehran on Thursday, Larijani said this could bring about a replay elsewhere in Asia of the crisis, which was suffered by Iraq and Syria during the Takfiri terror group’s three-year reign in the Arab countries, Tasnim News Agency reported. Cooperation among Iran, China, Pakistan, Turkey, Russia, and Afghanistan would be of “great significance,” he told Chen…

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Human rights official: Khashoggi killed after Trump’s greenlight

Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani argued that prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a victim of internal conflicts and feuds between the US democrats and was killed only after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman received a green light from President Donald Trump. “Khashoggi had important information which was harmful to the US, including Trump and his family’s economic relations with Mohammad bin Salman,” Larijani said on Tuesday. He noted that US President Donald Trump had felt danger from the side of Khashoggi as American Democrats…

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Libyans protest US airstrike over ‘death of civilians’

Scores of Libyans have protested against a new US airstrike on a desert area in the country’s southwestern town of Uwaynat, near the Algerian border, saying that the strike targeted and killed civilians. The protest rally was staged on Tuesday by members of the ethnic Tuareg tribe living in the area pounded by the US. They demanded that the Tripoli-based government launch a probe into the deadly attack. The participants in the anti-US rally, including women and children, blamed the American military’s Africa Command (AFRICOM) for the aerial strike, holding…

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Commander of US Middle East forces in Navy’s Fifth Fleet base found dead in Bahrain

The top US Navy officer in charge of American naval operations throughout the Middle East and Southwest Asia has been found dead in Bahrain, home to US military’s Fifth Fleet naval force, which he commanded. Vice Admiral Scott A. Stearney was found dead at his residence in Bahrain, said a statement issued Saturday by Chief of US Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson, adding that Pentagon’s Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Bahraini Ministry of Interior were cooperating on the investigation of Stearney’s death. According to Press TV, the commanding…

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UN aircraft moves 50 wounded Ansarullah fighters to Oman for treatment

A group of 50 wounded fighters from the Yemeni Ansarullah movement have been flown out of the war-torn country for treatment as part of measures aimed at paving the way for planned peace talks brokered by the United Nations after nearly four years of war. The wounded Ansarullah fighters along with their escorts and a team of doctors left Sana’a International Airport for Oman on a UN-chartered flight on Monday. A UN source confirmed that the wounded had been evacuated from the Yemeni capital in what was a “confidence-building measure”…

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Israel’s opposition urges Netanyahu to resign amid bribery charges

Zionist regime’s opposition leader has called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down after the Israeli police recommended indicting him and his wife, Sara, for bribery and other corruption charges. According to Press TV, Tzipi Livni, the Leader of the opposition in the Knesset, made the comment in a Twitter post on Sunday. “Netanyahu must go home before he destroys the law enforcement in order to save his own skin. The people of Israel deserve a clean leadership. Elections now!” she said. Livni, who also leads the Hatnuah Liberal…

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Syria shoots down Israeli fighter jet near Damascus

The Syrian military has shot down an Israeli fighter jet and four missiles over the country’s southern region. “Our air defense forces shot down an Israeli war plane and four missiles before they reached the targets,” a Syrian security source was quoted as saying by Russia’s RIA news agency on Thursday night. The source said that all of the missiles aimed at the town of Kiswah, south of the capital Damascus, were shot down before landing on their targets. Other sources reported that objects had fallen from the sky near Harfa…

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Syrian president reshuffles cabinet as anti-terror fight nears end

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has reshuffled his cabinet as the government’s counter-terrorism operation is nearing an end. In a decree carried by Syria’s official SANA news agency on Monday, Assad changed the ministers of interior affairs, industry, water resources, internal trade and consumer protection, communications and technology, public works and housing, education, higher education and tourism. The Syrian president also ordered the formation of the National Reconciliation Commission to replace the current Ministry of National Reconciliation. Ali Haidar, ex-Syrian minister of reconciliation, was further renamed as the head of the…

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