Hundreds of Palestinians held in Israeli jails, detention facilities, and interrogation centres are preparing to launch a mass hunger strike once Israel implements new measures that will worsen conditions for prisoners.
Jordan has hit out at Israel over its recent call for the United States to recognize the regime’s occupation of the Golan Heights, saying Tel Aviv will have to eventually pull its forces out of the Syrian region.
Saeb Erekat, the Secretary General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), lambasted on Monday US National Security Advisor John Bolton for statements he made in Israel, accusing him of supporting occupation.
Secretary-general of Iraq's al-Nujaba popular movement underlined preparedness to give a strong response to any possible US attack on Iraqi forces.
Although Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states concur on many policies, such as Syrian government being admitted back into the Arab world, some issues remain unresolved within the council as Kuwait is apparently not following in the footsteps of others to normalize diplomatic ties with the Israeli regime.
The Damascus Army foiled an attempt by terrorists who were trying to penetrate into government forces' military positions in Northern Hama over the past 24 hours.
Israeli politician and the leader of the opposition Israeli Labor Party, Avi Gabbay, has reportedly paid a secret visit to the United Arab Emirates and discussed various regional issues with three senior Emirati officials, as a number of Arab countries in the Persian Gulf region are warming their relations with the Tel Aviv regime after clandestine contacts.
A high-ranking Yemeni official says delegates from the Houthi Ansarullah movement agreed to sit at the negotiating table with representatives loyal to former Yemeni president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi during the latest round of UN-sponsored peace negotiations in Sweden, and struck a peace deal only because of the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the crisis-hit Arab country.
The Egyptian government has decided to close the Rafah crossing under Israeli pressure, because the Tel Aviv regime fears that the border will be controlled by Hamas, says a commentator.