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Saturday 01 November 2014
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  • Gazans protest against Israel’s closure of al-Aqsa Mosque

    Gazans protest against Israel’s closure of al-Aqsa Mosque

    »  Hundreds of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have protested against Israel’s latest decision to temporarily close the al-Aqsa Mosque. Demonstrators came together in the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday to show their support for fellow Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, who are under security lockdown by the Tel Aviv regime. The protest in the Gaza Strip comes as tensions are mounting in al-Quds (Jerusalem) after the Israeli

  • Ayat. Sistani urges Iraq govt. to help Sunni tribes against ISIL

    Ayat. Sistani urges Iraq govt. to help Sunni tribes against ISIL

    »  Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has called on Baghdad to rush to the aid of the country’s Sunni tribes in their fight against the ISIL Takfiris. In a statement read out by an aide to Ayatollah Sistani in the holy city of Karbala after Friday prayers, the cleric pointed to the recent massacre of the Sunni Albu Nimr tribesmen in Anbar Province, saying, “What is required from the Iraqi government

  • Turkey questions US-led coalition’s too much focus on Kobani

    Turkey questions US-led coalition’s too much focus on Kobani

    »  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the so-called US-led military campaign against the ISIL Takfiri militants has concentrated too much on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani. “Why Kobani and not otherwise towns like Idlib, Hama or Homs ... while Iraqi territory is 40 percent controlled by the ISIL?” Erdogan told a news conference in Paris on Friday after talks with his French counterpart, Francois Hollande. Erdogan

  • White House official: Nuclear deal with Iran top priority for Obama

    White House official: Nuclear deal with Iran top priority for Obama

    »  A high-ranking White House official has revealed that a lasting nuclear agreement with Iran is a top priority for the Obama administration. White House Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes made the remarks earlier this year in a talk to progressive activists, the Washington Free Beacon reported on Friday. “Bottom line is, this is the best opportunity we’ve had to resolve the Iranian issue diplomatically, certainly

  • Iraqi Peshmerga forces leave Turkey, enter Kobani

    Iraqi Peshmerga forces leave Turkey, enter Kobani

    »  Iraq’s Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have reportedly entered the northern Syrian border town of Kobani to join the fight against the ISIL Takfiri militants. “We have crossed over,” Reuters quoted an unnamed Peshmerga fighter as saying late on Friday. Earlier in the day, some 150 fighters from Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government headed towards Turkey’s border crossing with Syria in the southern region of Morshid-pinar

» Gazans protest against Israel’s closure of al-Aqsa Mosque
» Ayat. Sistani urges Iraq govt. to help Sunni tribes against ISIL
» Turkey questions US-led coalition’s too much focus on Kobani
» White House official: Nuclear deal with Iran top priority for Obama
» Iraqi Peshmerga forces leave Turkey, enter Kobani
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Bahrain courts issue 3,500 years of jail terms in 3 months
Bahrain courts issue 3,500 years of jail terms in 3 months

»  The courts in Bahrain have handed down 3,500 years of prison sentences to anti-government protesters over the past three months, the country’s main opposition bloc says. The al-Wefaq National Islamic Association condemned the Manama regime …

Yemen tribes set ultimatum for Hadi to form government
Yemen tribes set ultimatum for Hadi to form government

»  Yemeni tribal leaders have given an ultimatum to the country’s president, saying he must form a new government in the next ten days. Around 30,000 tribal leaders took part in a massive gathering in the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a on …

Kerry apologizes Netanyahu for 'chickenshit' remark
Kerry apologizes Netanyahu for 'chickenshit' remark

»  US Secretary of State John Kerry has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to apologize for offensive remarks made by an unnamed American official. The top US diplomat on Friday talked with Netanyahu over the issue, according to …

Pentagon concerned about Osama bin Laden's killer documentary
Pentagon concerned about Osama bin Laden's killer documentary

»  The US military is concerned about an upcoming documentary that will reveal the identity of the soldier who killed Osama bin Laden, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby says. “I think we have a concern generally when any of our …

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Thousands flee army operation in NW Pakistan
Thousands flee army operation in NW Pakistan

»  More than 170,000 people have been forced out of their homes in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal regions due to a fresh army offensive against pro-Taliban militants. “Since October 13, 171,559 people have moved from Khyber to Peshawar and …

Iraqi forces retake 2 districts in strategic oil town
Iraqi forces retake 2 districts in strategic oil town

»  Iraqi soldiers, backed by volunteer forces, have liberated two areas in the northern strategic oil town of Baiji from the ISIL Takfiri militants, army sources say. On Friday, Iraqi armed forces “entered the town of Baiji ... and moved into …

Zarif, Kerry, Ashton to meet in Oman in early November
Zarif, Kerry, Ashton to meet in Oman in early November

»  Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, US Secretary of State John Kerry and outgoing EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will hold talks on Tehran’s nuclear issue in Oman early next month. US State Department spokeswoman Jen …

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 …

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Interview
Roberto Quaglia Urges Formation of Another Anti-ISIL Coalition

Roberto Quaglia Urges Formation of Another Anti-ISIL Coalition

»  TEHRAN (FNA)- Roberto Quaglia, Italian author, is of the opinion that an international coalition made up of Iran, Russia, China, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria ought to be …

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 …

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News
» US spaceship crash kills one pilot, injures another in California
Bombings near Iraqi capital kill 15
Palestinians carry longest national flag in Ramallah
ISIL posing threat to Middle East, world: Hezbollah official
Israeli forces destroy Palestinian homes in West Bank
Report
Poll: US Grim on Economy Ahead of Midterm Elections
UNICEF: UK Child Poverty Soaring Due to Government’s Austerity Measures
Israel violence as dangerous as ISIL actions: Jordan
Iraq forces launch new operations to retake another town
Death toll from Kobani ground battles ‘over 800’
Article
Golden opportunity must be seized to settle N-dispute: Daily
Iran’s Leader Was Right About Nuclear Talks
Israel, the US Congress and treason
Robert Reich: Why I’m worried about America
Stop the killing
Interview
"Turkey targets Syrian government with silence against DAESH"
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