Turkish Defence Minister Visits Border Area Of Safe Zone In Syria

ANKARA, Turkey, Aug 17 (NNN-ANADOLU) – Turkish Minister of Defence, Hulusi Akar, paid a visit to the border military post, in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, where Turkey and the United States will set up a Joint Operations Centre for a safe zone in Syria. Akar, along with commanders of…

Israel Causes Big Fire, Explodes Land Mines In Southern Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug 17 (NNN-NNA) – An Israeli drone violated Lebanon’s airspace, over the southern district of Bint Jbeil, then headed towards Marjeyoun, while throwing combustible materials, causing fire to erupt, off the border town of Houla, local media reported. The fire extended into the occupied Palestinian territories. Also, 15…

Hezbollah Leader Threatens To Destroy Israeli Troops In Case Of War

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug 17 (NNN-NNA) – Hezbollah Leader, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, warned that, if Israel wages a war against Lebanon, Hezbollah will destroy Israeli troops, Al Manar local TV Channel reported. “If Israel enters Lebanese territories, its troops will be destroyed live on television, in front of the whole world,”…

Clashes With Israeli Soldiers In Eastern Gaza Wound 63 Palestinians: Medics

GAZA, Palestine, Aug 17 (NNN-WAFA) – At least 63 Palestinians were injured on Friday afternoon, during clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza Strip, close to the border with Israel, medics said. Ashraf al-Qedra, Health Ministry Spokesman in Gaza, told reporters that, 63 Palestinian demonstrators were injured, including 32, who…

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Attack Saudi Abha Airport, Yet Again

SANAA, Yemen, Aug 17 (NNN-SABA) – Yemen’s Houthi rebels said, they again attacked Saudi Abha airport on Friday evening, using multiple bomb-laden drones, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported. The attacks targeted vital facilities at the airport and caused a suspension of air traffic, the television quoted a statement from the group’s…

Saudi-Led Coalition Shells Houthi-Controlled Positions In Yemen

ADEN, Yemen, Aug 17 (NNN-SABA) – Warplanes of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition, launched air strikes against positions controlled by the Houthi rebels, in the country’s southern province of Dhalea, on Friday. “A number of air strikes by the coalition, targeted positions of the Houthi rebels in Hajar, in the north-western…

Two Daesh Militants Killed In Air Strike In Eastern Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq, Aug 17 (NNN-NINA) – Two Daesh militants were killed by an air strike, and two of the extremist group’s financiers were captured, on Friday, in the eastern Diyala province, a security official said. An Iraqi aircraft carried out an air strike on a Daesh hideout, near Mteibijah area,…

Israeli Minister Resigns Amidst Corruption Allegations

JERUSALEM, Aug 17 (NNN-MA’AN) – Israel’s welfare minister, resigned on Friday, from the cabinet, following attorney general’s decision to charge him of corruption. Haim Katz, a lawmaker with Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, offered his resignation in a letter handed to the prime minister. “The attempt to slander me,…

Israeli Fighter Jets Attack Gaza Militants’ Facilities

GAZA, Palestine, Aug 17 (NNN-WAFA) – Israeli war jets struck early today (Saturday), facilities of militant groups in the Gaza Strip, in response to earlier rocket attack from the coastal enclave into southern Israel, security sources and local media said. The sources and the Gaza-based local media, said that, Israeli…

40,000 People Benefit From Emirates Red Crescent’s Sacrificial Meat

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirate, Aug 15 (NNN-WAM) -Some 40,000 people from 8,000 families in the UAE, have benefited from the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, sacrificial meat, during Eid Al Adha. Rashid Mubarak Al Mansouri, ERC Deputy Secretary-General for Local Affairs, stated that, 6,400 people benefited in Abu Dhabi, 4,000…
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