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Friday 31 October 2014
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  • Bombings near Iraqi capital kill 15

    Bombings near Iraqi capital kill 15

    »  Iraq’s police say at least 15 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks near the capital, Baghdad, amid ongoing battle between the Iraqi army and the ISIL Takfiri militants. A bomb explosion ripped through a sheep market in Baghdad’s western suburb of Suweib at around noon on Friday. Five people died and 13 others were injured in the attack. Police said another bomb went off at a commercial street in Radhawniyah

  • Palestinians carry longest national flag in Ramallah

    Palestinians carry longest national flag in Ramallah

     Hundreds of Palestinians have carried a 66-meter-long flag of the nation through the streets of Ramallah in a symbolic move to protest more than six decades of the Israeli regime’s oppression, Press TV reports. “The 66 meters [flag] actually represent 66 years of Al Nakba. Through this activity we want to send a message that our people who are in refugee camps are still suffering and that Jerusalem [East] Al-Quds is still being

  • ISIL posing threat to Middle East, world: Hezbollah official

    ISIL posing threat to Middle East, world: Hezbollah official

     A senior official of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has described the ISIL terrorist group as a threat to the Middle East region and the entire world. Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said the ISIL Takfiri militants have launched a campaign of fear and terror to expand the terrorist group’s territory. Saying that the ISIL terrorists have resorted to extreme forms of brutality, the Hezbollah

  • Hezbollah slams Bahrain ruling to suspend al-Wefaq

    Hezbollah slams Bahrain ruling to suspend al-Wefaq

     The Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has denounced a ruling by the Bahraini regime to suspend the activities of the country’s prominent opposition party al-Wefaq ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Persian Gulf kingdom. In a statement on Tuesday, Hezbollah said the ban on al-Wefaq party “proves that the elections (scheduled for November 22) are sham, pre-determined and far away from representing the will of

  • 'Free Syrian Army' militants in Kobani to fight ISIL

    'Free Syrian Army' militants in Kobani to fight ISIL

     Foreign-backed militants from the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) have crossed from Turkey into the Syrian border city of Kobani to join Kurdish forces in their battle against ISIL Takfiri militants. In an interview with the CNN, Colonel Abdul Jabbar al-Oqaidi, an FSA commander, said about 200 members of the group entered Kobani, known in Arabic as Ain al-Arab, early on Wednesday with munitions that comprised mortars and heavy

» Bombings near Iraqi capital kill 15
Palestinians carry longest national flag in Ramallah
ISIL posing threat to Middle East, world: Hezbollah official
Hezbollah slams Bahrain ruling to suspend al-Wefaq
'Free Syrian Army' militants in Kobani to fight ISIL
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Israeli forces destroy Palestinian homes in West Bank
Israeli forces destroy Palestinian homes in West Bank

Israeli forces have demolished several houses belonging to Palestinians in a small Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, leaving dozens without shelter ahead of winter. On Monday, Israeli bulldozers escorted by a convoy of eleven army …

Indian troops kill elderly Pakistani in disputed Kashmir
Indian troops kill elderly Pakistani in disputed Kashmir

 An elderly Pakistani man has been killed by Indian troops after a fresh exchange of fire between Pakistan and India along the de facto border in Kashmir region, Pakistani officials say. Abdul Majeed Mughal, a senior Pakistani government …

Egypt cancels trade agreement with Turkey
Egypt cancels trade agreement with Turkey

 Egypt says it will not renew a transit-trade agreement with Turkey signed during the one-year term of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, amid worsening ties between Cairo and Ankara. “Egypt decided that it will not renew a three-year …

Iran Supreme Leader stresses unity among Muslim states
Iran Supreme Leader stresses unity among Muslim states

 Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has underscored the need for unity among all Muslim countries amid enemy plots to create rift in the Islamic Ummah. Addressing a group of Iranian Hajj officials in Tehran on …

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Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Regains Control over Strategic Town in Eastern Ghouta
Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Regains Control over Strategic Town in Eastern Ghouta

 TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army continued its advances in many areas of Damascus countryside in the Southern parts of the country and seized back control over a strategic town in there. The army units regained full control over Housh Al-Fareh in …

Poll: US Grim on Economy Ahead of Midterm Elections
Poll: US Grim on Economy Ahead of Midterm Elections

 TEHRAN (FNA)- Just 38 percent of Americans believe the economy is in good shape, results of a CNN/ORC International poll of 1,018 adults conducted on October 24-26 found. That's down from 42 percent in September and it could hurt …

UNICEF: UK Child Poverty Soaring Due to Government’s Austerity Measures
UNICEF: UK Child Poverty Soaring Due to Government’s Austerity Measures

 TEHRAN (FNA)- More than one in four children in the UK are now living in poverty and the number is rising sharply because of the Government’s harsh austerity measures, the United Nations Children’s Fund warned. In its Children of the …

Israel violence as dangerous as ISIL actions: Jordan
Israel violence as dangerous as ISIL actions: Jordan

 Jordanian Parliament Speaker Atef Tarawneh has compared the Israeli regime’s atrocities against the Palestinians to the ISIL Takfiri militants’ acts of violence in Syria and Iraq. He made the remarks on Monday during a meeting with …

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Interview
US-led coalition won’t be able to eradicate ISIL: Cleric

US-led coalition won’t be able to eradicate ISIL: Cleric

 A prominent Iraqi Sunni cleric says the US-led coalition formed to fight the ISIL will not be able to eradicate the Takfiri terrorist group. “Dropping bombs …

America lost its soul after 9/11 attacks: Daniel Estulin

America lost its soul after 9/11 attacks: Daniel Estulin

 The United States lost its soul after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, American investigative journalist Daniel Estulin says. Estulin, an author and …

US officials should have better ties with Muslims: Patrick Basham

US officials should have better ties with Muslims: Patrick Basham

 American analyst Patrick Basham has said that officials in the US should have better relationship with Muslims in the country, noting that the Muslims are …


"Turkey targets Syrian government with silence against DAESH"

 Hassan Hanizadeh, Iranian Middle East expert, in an exclusive interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) said Turkey tries to avoid any direct confrontation with DAESH …

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News
Nuclear Chief: Iran Turns Western Sanctions into Opportunity
Israel plans to build Palestinian-only city
Media outlets demand Guantanamo release force-feeding videos
Iraq, Syria can contain terror on their own: Iran top diplomat
Al-Qaeda-linked militants retreat from southern Yemen
Report
Iraq forces launch new operations to retake another town
Death toll from Kobani ground battles ‘over 800’
1 Briton dies in Syria, Iraq war zone every 3 weeks: Study
Majority of Americans say US campaign against ISIL not working
China says it's hard to resume cyber security talks with US
Article
Robert Reich: Why I’m worried about America
Stop the killing
28 pages that could change the Middle East
We need medical boots on the ground now
World War III: It's here and energy is largely behind it
Interview
Islam is the religion of kindness and mercy
Cleric stresses necessity of vigilance against enemies’ ideological opium
Turkey wants US-guaranteed interests in Syria: analyst
US pursuing wrong-headed strategy against ISIL: Analyst
Nazi war criminals who came to US should stand trial: Scott Rickard