DENIED ELECTRICITY, PALESTINIAN VILLAGES LEARN TO LIVE WITH SOLAR POWER

Sat 25 June 2022: Living without basic amenities in the caves after their houses faced repeated demolitions and attacks from Jewish settlers, coupled with restrictions from the Israeli army, residents of the Palestinian village of Tana, have learned to fill the gap by using renewable resources, Anadolu News Agency reports. Bassam Khatatbeh and his family, including nine […]

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AL-JAZEERA JOURNALIST ABU AKLEH KILLED BY ISRAELI BULLETS, SAYS UN

Fri 24 June 2022: The bullets that claimed the life of renowned Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh were fired from the Israeli side, according to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). “All information we have gathered … is consistent with the finding that the shots that killed Abu Akleh […]

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SENATORS URGE DIRECT US INVOLVEMENT IN ABU AKLEH KILLING PROBE

Fri 24 June 2022: Twenty-four United States senators have called on President Joe Biden to ensure direct involvement from Washington in the investigation of the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli forces. The latest appeal from US legislators comes after the Biden administration backtracked on Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s statement in early June that […]

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IRAN APPOINTS NEW REPUBLICAN GUARD SPY CHIEF AMID ISRAEL TENSIONS

Mohammad Kazemi (L) Hossein Taeb (R). Thu 23 June 2022: Tehran, Iran – Iran appointed a new commander to head the powerful intelligence service of its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) with no reason given as to why the previous chief left the job. Ramezan Sharif, spokesman of the elite force, announced in a statement on […]

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MEDIA IN SAUDI ARABIA LAUDS BIN SALMAN’S VISIT TO TURKEY

Wed 22 June 2022: Saudi state media on Wednesday hailed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman‘s visit to Türkiye and the distinguished relations between Riyadh and Ankara. The state-run Al-Ikhbariya television said Saudi-Turkish relations “witness a new phase of development and prosperity with tangible steps between the leaderships of both countries.” “Cooperation between Riyadh and Ankara is important to […]

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ONE OF THE OLDEST MOSQUES IN THE WORLD DISCOVERED BY ARCHEOLOGISTS IN ISRAEL

Thu 23 June 2022:  Israeli archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a mosque in the Naqab desert city of Rahat which is believed to be one of the oldest in the world. Officials from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said that it sheds light on the region’s transition from Christianity to Islam. According to the Times […]

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RUSSIAN BASE ATTACKED BY UNIDENTIFIED MILITANTS IN SYRIA

Wed 22 June 2022: A Russian military base in the north-east Syria province of Raqqa has been attacked by unknown armed militants, the Kurdish news website basnews has reported. According to anonymous sources, no casualties have been reported and no group has claimed responsibility for the attack in Ain Issa. The Syrian Democratic Forces mobilised in Tal […]

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SAUDI CROWN PRINCE VISITS TURKEY AS COUNTRIES SEEK TO NORMALIZE TIES

Wed 22 June 2022: On Wednesday, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in Turkey for the first time in years for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdoan aimed at fully normalizing ties that were severed following the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Erdoan visited Saudi Arabia in April after a months-long effort to […]

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