Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Bombings hit two mosques in Afghanistan, 72 killed
Rasa - At least 72 people, including women and children, have been killed and scores of others injured in two bomb attacks that targeted two Shia mosques in Afghanistan.
10/21/2017 3:39:36 AM
PLO official:
Israeli settlement activities in West Bank amount to war crimes
Rasa - A senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has strongly condemned Israel’s plans to build nearly 3,000 more housing units in the occupied West Bank, stressing that the Tel Aviv regime’s land expropriation and settlement expansion policies in Palestinian territories amount to war crimes.
10/21/2017 3:35:33 AM
Author:
US, Israel against Palestinian unity
Rasa - US President Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, has said any Palestinian government must recognize Israel and disarm the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas.
10/21/2017 3:32:55 AM
Ayatollah Sistani urges Iraq to protect Kurds amid tensions
Rasa - Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on the government to protect the Kurdish population in the north amid rising tensions between Baghdad and Iraq’s secessionist Kurds.
10/21/2017 3:27:47 AM
10 dead as Saudi warplanes bomb civilian targets in Yemen
Saudi warplanes have bombed residential areas in the Sa’ada and Hajjah provinces of Yemen, killing at least 10 civilians, including an entire family.
10/21/2017 3:25:28 AM
Iran military chief says Daesh on last legs on visit to Aleppo
Rasa - The Iranian military chief has praised successful counter-terrorism operations during a visit to a frontline position near the Syrian city of Aleppo, saying the terrorists are taking their last breath in the country.
10/21/2017 3:22:16 AM
UNICEF:
Rohingya children refugees face hell on earth in Bangladesh camps
Rasa - The United Nations children’s agency has warned of the dire conditions of Myanmarese refugee children in overcrowded and squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh.
10/21/2017 3:16:37 AM
Study:
Three million Americans carry a gun daily
Rasa - About three million people in the United States carry a loaded firearm daily, while nine million do so at least once a month, according to a new study.
10/21/2017 3:14:07 AM
Report:
Sex traffickers preying on Rohingya children
Rasa - Sexual predators and human traffickers are flocking to Rohingya refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border looking to exploit vulnerable women and children of the suppressed Muslim minority, aide groups have warned.
10/21/2017 3:08:27 AM
Protesters shout down white nationalist speaker at University of Florida
Rasa - Hundreds of protesters have shouted down white supremacist leader Richard Spencer at a university in Florida, forcing him to leave the stage without delivering his planned speech.
10/21/2017 3:05:15 AM
Over 1mln Syrians Return Homes Since Start of Russia's Anti-Terrorist Operation
Rasa - The Russian air campaign in Syria, which started two years ago, has dramatically changed the course of the Syrian conflict as life begins to return to the country, the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria reported.
10/21/2017 3:01:25 AM
Israeli Forces Detain 10 Palestinians from Northern West Bank
Rasa - Israeli forces Friday detained 10 Palestinians, mostly in predawn raids across the Northern West Bank districts on Jenin and Qalqiliya, said local sources.
10/21/2017 2:48:22 AM
Iran's EU-Based Students Write Letter to UN Chief, Voice Concern Over Rohingya Muslims' Conditions
Rasa - The Iranian university students studying in the European countries in an open letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres voiced their deep concern over the deteriorating conditions of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, and called for immediate halt to their massacre by the Myanmar government.
10/21/2017 2:45:57 AM
Qom Friday Prayer Leader:
Iranian officials must ‘see the iron hand of the Americans in the velvet gloves of the Europeans’
Rasa – Ayatollah Sa’idi stressed, “The officials must be vigilant and see the iron hand of the Americans in the velvet gloves of the Europeans. The hearts of the authorities of the country must not shake due to the threats and insanity by Donald Trump.”
10/20/2017 11:52:43 PM
Karbala Friday Prayer Leader:
Iraqi government must protect Kurds amid tensions
Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam al-Karbala’i described the entry of the Iraqi army into Kirkuk Governorate as a victory for all Iraqi people and emphasized the necessity of national unity.
10/20/2017 11:49:26 PM
Ayatollah Qabalan congratulated Kuwaiti parliament speaker for remarks at IPU summit
Rasa – The head of the Supreme Shi’ah Parliament of Lebanon praised Marzouq al-Ghanim, the Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, for bold statement against the Zionist delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union in in St. Petersburg, Russia.
10/20/2017 6:00:00 PM
Senior Cleric Calls for Iranian Officials' Vigilance against US Penetration Policies
Rasa - Tehran's provisional Friday Prayers Leader Hojjatoleslam Kazzem Seddiqi called on Iranian officials to keep vigilant against the plots hatched by the US officials to influence and infiltrate the country's decision-making bodies.
10/20/2017 3:18:00 PM
Leader's Top Aide:
Partition of Iraqi Kurdistan History Now
Rasa - Iranian Supreme Leader's top adviser for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati congratulated the Iraqi government and nation on the liberation of Kirkuk, and said Iraq's Kurdistan region will never be separated from that country.
10/20/2017 3:14:00 PM
Israeli Forces Target Syrian Army Positions in Quneitra Again
Rasa - Mortar units of the Israeli Army shelled the Syrian Army troops' strongholds in the Southern province of Quneitra.
10/20/2017 3:09:00 PM
Syria in Last 24 Hours:
Army Fends Off Terrorists’ Attack in Deir Ezzur
Rasa - The Syrian army troops repelled the terrorist groups’ attacks on their positions in Deir Ezzur province, inflicting heavy losses on the militants.
10/20/2017 3:03:00 PM