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U.S. will leave Syria, we will retake SDF-held areas: Assad

U.S. will leave Syria, we will  retake SDF-held areas: Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday  said  that US should learn lessons from Iraq and leave Syria, and that he would recover areas of Syria held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Reuters reported In an interview with Russia Today, Assad also said the government had “started now opening doors for negotiations” with the […]

IFJ deplores killing of the Russian scribe in Ukraine 

IFJ deplores killing of the Russian scribe in Ukraine 

Brussels: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) in a statement from its Brussels headquarters has strongly condemned the murder of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in Kiev, Ukraine. Babchenko, 41, was shot and killed on May 29, 2018. “His wife found him bleeding at their apartment, but he died in the ambulance on his way […]

IFJ criticises an Israeli draft law that seeks to criminalise filming of Israeli soldiers on duty 

IFJ criticises an Israeli draft law that seeks to criminalise filming of Israeli soldiers on duty 

  Brussels: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned an Israeli draft law that seeks to criminalise the recording, photographing and filming of Israeli soldiers on duty, a statement issued by the IFJ in Brussels said. The bill, entitled the “Prohibition against photographing and documenting [Israeli army] soldiers”, comes as a response to a […]

Six police officers killed in Afghan suicide attack

Six police officers killed in Afghan suicide attack

At least six police officers were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday after the Taliban attackers including a suicide bomber stormed a police station in southern, AFP reported. Reports said that the bomber blown up an explosive-laden vehicle at the entrance of the police station in Puli Alam, the capital of Logar province. While as the […]

China to host Rouhani to avoid project disruption amid nuclear deal doubt

China to host Rouhani to avoid project disruption amid nuclear deal doubt

China on Monday  said that it will host Iranian President Hassan Rouhani next month at a regional summit in a bid to avoid disruption of joint projects. Reuters reported Rouhani will pay a working visit to China and attend the summit of the China and Russia-led security bloc the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the ministry said. […]

Three Palestinians killed by Israeli Army tank shells in Gaza

Three Palestinians killed by Israeli Army tank shells  in Gaza

According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, three Gazans were killed after  Israeli military struck a Hamas target near Khan Yunis in the southern Gazan strip with tank fire Sunday morning. Haretz reported The Al-Quds Brigades, the military arm of the Islamic Jihad organization announced two of its combatants were killed in the attack. “We will […]

Still looking at June 12 summit with Kim: Trump

Still looking at June 12 summit with Kim: Trump

The President of   United States  Donald Trump  Saturday said that  he was still looking at a June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, adding that talks were progressing very well. Reuters reported “We’re doing very well in terms of the summit with North Korea,” Trump said at the White House. […]