http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/nicons/rsslogo.jpg http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/ Al-Manar TV Lebanon http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/ Al-Manar TV Lebanon Ukraine Refuses to Let Russian Defense Minister’s Plane Fly through Airspace Ukraine as well as Poland have refused over flight rights to the plane of Russia’s defense minister, Sergey Shoigu, who was on his way from Slovakia, RIA Novosti’s correspondent reported. The plane has landed in Bratislava. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168188&cid=22&fromval=1 U.N. to Locate Peacekeepers Seized on Golan Heights U.N. officials shuttled along the rocky frontier between Syria and the Zionist entity-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, trying to establish the whereabouts of 43 United Nations peacekeepers seized by terrorist gunmen inside Syria. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168177&cid=56&fromval=1 US Steps up Sanctions on Iran over Nuclear Program The United States imposed new sanctions Friday on networks linked to Iran, stepping up pressure over Tehran’s nuclear program. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168166&cid=19&fromval=1 Somalia Files Suit at UN Court in Oil Row with Kenya Somalia filed a suit against Kenya at the U.N.’s highest court, seeking to resolve a long-running dispute over lucrative oil reserves in the Indian Ocean. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168155&cid=21&fromval=1 Russia Supports Iranˈs Right for Enrichment: Lavrov Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a joint press conference with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif declared Kremlinˈs support for Iranˈs nuclear enrichment program. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168144&cid=22&fromval=1 Ukraine Seeks NATO Membership As Death Toll Fighting Hits 2,593 Ukraine said on Friday it would seek the protection of NATO membership after what Kiev and its Western allies say is the open participation of the Russian military in the war in Ukraine’s eastern provinces. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168133&cid=22&fromval=1 Real Intentions behind UN Resolution 2170 "against" ISIL Terrorism The United States and the "international community" have adopted a new path of conspiracy against Syria under counter-terrorism pretexts as all the other paths have failed to eradicate the authorities in Damascus http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168122&cid=23&fromval=1 Russia’s Zasypkin Calls for Coop. with Official Departments to Fight Terrorism Russian Ambassador to Lebanon calls for cooperation with official departments to counter terrorism http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168111&cid=23&fromval=1 NATO Chief Calls on Russia to Halt “Illegal” Actions in Ukraine NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen told Russia on Friday to halt its "illegal" military actions in Ukraine. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168100&cid=22&fromval=1 Turkey Unveils New Cabinet of Erdogan Allies Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved a new cabinet stacked with loyal allies just a day after he moved from premier to head of state, with former Europe minister Mevlut Cavusoglu promoted to foreign minister. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168089&cid=22&fromval=1 Hamas Victory in Gaza Means More US Military Aid for Zionist Regime Israel has received more cumulative American aid than any other country since the end of World War II http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168078&cid=41&fromval=1 Iran Warns against Israeli Drone Violations: Such Acts to Have Repercussions Iran warned of consequences of Israeli violations to the Islamic Republic sovereignty, assuring that the Islamic Republic reserves every right to take whatever action necessary to defend its territory. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168067&cid=19&fromval=1 Putin Urges “Humanitarian Corridor” for Surrounded Ukraine Troops Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro-federalization fighters in Ukraine to let out the trapped Kiev troops. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168056&cid=22&fromval=1 Obama Sends Kerry to Mideast to Build Support for Battle against ISIL US President Barack Obama made a statement at the White House on latest developments in Iraq and said degrading ISIL militants is going to require a "regional strategy" and assistance from partners in the Middle East http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168045&cid=18&fromval=1 ISIL Takfiris Behead Iraq Kurdish Fighter: Video Terrorists of the Takfiri group ISIL posted video of the execution of a captured Kurdish fighter, in a warning to Iraqi Kurdish leaders to end military cooperation with Washington. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168034&cid=23&fromval=1 UN: Syria Refugee Count Tops 3 Million The United Nations says more than three million people have fled Syria’s civil war, creating what it calls "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era." http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168023&cid=56&fromval=1 Terrorist Joumaa: We Plotted to Control Arsal to Support Militants in Qalamoun The military magistrate Imad al-Zein issued two arrest warrants against the detained terrorists Imad and Ahmad Joumaa. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168012&cid=23&fromval=1 Meshaal: Gaza War Imposed on Israeli Enemy Balance of Terror Head of Hamas political bureau Khaled Meshaal asserted that the battle with the Israelis occurs within the waning Zionist entity which occupies the Palestinians’ homeland. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=168001&cid=23&fromval=1 "Jihad" Recruiters Arrested in Netherlands, Germany Police in the Netherlands and Germany have arrested two men for allegedly recruiting "jihadi" fighters to go to Iraq and Syria, Dutch police said Thursday. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=167979&cid=22&fromval=1 Sayyed Sadr, Sayyed Hakim Stress Unity of Iraq Sayyed Moqtada al-Sadr and Sayyed Ammar al-Hakim, tackled the latest political and security developments and asserted the importance of Iraq’s unity. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=167968&cid=23&fromval=1 Russia Sees Chance to Lift Iran Sanctions Russia said on Thursday the possibility of lifting sanctions on Iran had emerged thanks to international talks on Tehran’s nuclear program and urged all countries involved to show political will to reach a deal http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=167957&cid=22&fromval=1 Moscow’s OSCE Rep Rebuffs Kiev Claims on Russian Troops in Ukraine The OSCE was told there was no Russian presence spotted across the Ukraine border, refuting Thursday’s claims that a full-scale invasion was underway. Both the Ukrainian monitoring team head and Russia’s representative have given a f http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=167946&cid=22&fromval=1 Hamas: Netanyahu’s Gaza Victory Claim "Desperate Attempt to Justify Defeat" Hamas announced that it refused to discuss the issue of Israeli soldiers captured by its fighters at the meantime, arguing that the Zionist PM Benjamin Netanyahu has subjected to its position http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=167935&cid=23&fromval=1 Syrian Army Kills Large Number of ISIL Commanders in Deir Ezour The Syrian army killed large number of ISIL commanders, including a dissident officer, called "Sukkar Abu Nidal al-Ahmad", as its troops targeted the militant strongholds in the city of Muhasan in Deir Ezour. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=167924&cid=23&fromval=1 Erdogan Sworn in as Turkey’s New President Turkey’s outgoing premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan was Thursday sworn in as president as opponents who accuse him of authoritarianism after more than a decade in power walked out of the ceremony. http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=167913&cid=22&fromval=1