The Arab League denied the existence of an Arab consensus for the return of the Assad regime to the Arab fold as it slammed US President Donald Trump's latest decision on the occupied Syrian Golan Heights. The Arab summit in Tunisia concluded on Sunday. The Secretary General, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, said that “talking about Syria's return to the League of Arab States is a sensitive and immature issue. Others do…
Arab foreign ministers on Friday condemned last week's decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize the Golan Heights as Israeli territory as they stressed that the move violated all international conventions and norms. At a meeting of Arab foreign ministers on the day before Tunisia hosts the annual Arab League summit, Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit said: “the Golan is an occupied Arab Syrian land as…
The US-led coalition said that more than 1,250 civilians were killed in 34,038 airstrikes against the ISIS extremist group in Iraq and Syria during a more than four-year period. In a statement on Thursday, the international coalition said it had conducted 34,038 strikes between August 2014 and the end of February this year. “At least 1,257 civilians have been unintentionally killed by Coalition strikes since the beginning of Operation Inherent…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stressed that President Donald Trump's recognition of the sovereignty the Israeli occupation over the Syrian Golan Heights will not be accepted by the UN General Assembly or the Security Council. In a town hall meeting with students that was broadcast on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram on Thursday, President Erdogan said that the UN resolutions asserted the Golan Heights is a Syrian land and that the…
The United States on Tuesday imposed fresh sanctions on a network of companies and people it said were helping to raise billions of dollars to fund the operations of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards. The US Treasury blacklisted 25 people and organizations, including a clutch of front companies that were working on behalf of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and Iran’s defense ministry to raise money for their activities. The…
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