Several Palestinians injured in ante-settlement demonstration in Nablus

Occupied Jerusalem (ST): Several Palestinians were injured during an ante-settlement demonstration in the village of Asira to the north of Nablus city in the West Bank. WAFA News Agency said that Israeli troops  launched gas bombs against hundreds of Palestinians who took to the streets in the demonstration organized by the PLO and the Committee of Resisting the Racist Wall and Settlement causing the suffocation  of several Palestinians.  

The demonstrators gathered at the top of Mount Ebal where the occupation authorities threatened to expand settlement activities. They raised Palestinian flags and shouted slogans  that denounced the occupation troops and extremist settlers’ recurrent attacks against the Palestinians and their properties.

Zakharova: Israel's annexation plan will provoke a new round of violence in the region

Israel's plan to annex parts of the West Bank will provoke a new round of violence in the region, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Thursday.
 
Such plan will also put an end to the prospect of a two-state solution, Zakharova said at a weekly briefing.

Lavrov appoints Safronkov special representative on Middle East Affairs

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov appointed Deputy Permanent Representative to UN Vladimir Safronkov his special envoy on the Middle East Affairs, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

"Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov appointed Deputy Permanent Representative to UN Vladimir Safronkov a special representative of the minister on the Middle East affairs," the ministry said.

Source: Agencies

Iran says US fabricates accusations against others in order to evade responsibility for their inhuman behavior

TEHRAN, (ST)_ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gave an upbeat report about  the performance of the Government on Thursday in reference to different development projects being inaugurated despite the US sanctions, foreign plots and the coronavirus pandemic.
 
President Rouhani made the remarks at the online opening ceremony of important projects that will be implemented in southeastern, southern and central Iran.

Israeli enemy renews violation of Lebanese airspace

Beirut,(ST)- Israeli enemy on Thursday renewed its violation of the Lebanese airspace. 

The Lebanese Army Command announced in a statement issued today that four Israeli warplanes and reconnaissance aircrafts violated Lebanese airspace from above the sea in front of the town of Naqura and carried out a sorties over the southern Lebanese regions and other Lebanese areas" al-Kheyam, Marj Eyon, Iqlim al-Tffah and western Bekaa before returning to the occupied territories.

Nada Haj Khidr