Saudi Arabia Executes 37 on Alleged ‘Terror Charges’

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says it has executed 37 people in a single day in connection with what it called "terrorism crimes,” as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, human rights activists and intellectuals widens in the kingdom.

The Arabic-language Saudi Arabian daily newspaper Okaz, citing a statement issued by the ministry, the death penalty was implemented Tuesday “on a number of culprits for adopting extremist terrorist ideologies and forming terrorist cells to corrupt and disrupt security as well as spread chaos and provoke sectarian strife.”

The convicts were all Saudi nationals., according to Press TV.

Yemeni Forces, Allies Shoot Down Three Saudi-Led Reconnaissance Drones

Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have intercepted and targeted three unmanned aerial vehicles belonging to the Saudi-led military coalition, as they were flying in the skies over the country’s western coastal province of Hudaydah and the kingdom’s southwestern border region of Najran.

Syria's Enemies Resort to Economic Sanctions after Failing to Achieve Their Goals through Terrorism: Nasrallah

BEIRUT- Secretary General of Hizbollah resistance movement Hassan Nasrallah has affirmed that Syria's enemies are trying to implement their aggressive schemes through imposing unilateral coercive economic measures on the country after they failed to achieve their goals through terrorism and military aggression.

In a statement on Monday, Nasrallah said, according to the Syrian news agency, that "US President Donald Trump wants to punish Iran, Venezuela and Syria… Enemies want to achieve through sanctions what they failed to achieve militarily, particularly under an American administration that adopts the law of jungles through which Trump practices terrorism and kills thousands of innocent people."

He criticized the silence of the international community over Trump's aggressive policies that violate all international laws and conventions.

Rouhani: Enemies' Plot to Tell Lies about Drought in Iran

President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that one of the enemies’ plots, especially the Zionist regime and the US, is to pretend prevalence of drought   in Iran and impossibility of life in many parts of it.

Addressing a meeting of Khuzestan province’s crisis management, he said it is for years that the enemies take advantage of the issue of dusts and drying of lagoons through wide-scale propaganda.

“Enemies have done the best to sow seeds of disappointment and frustration among the public, but God dealt basic blow to the thoughts with His powerful hand this spring,” he said.

Such statements by the enemies are used as a tool for pressuring the public, he said, noting that Iran has been standing against the enemies strongly and turned into a model for all the countries, which has angered them.

PA Speaker: The Syrian People are Determined to Achieve Victory Whatever the Sacrifices

Baghdad - Speaker of the People's Assembly, Hamouda Sabbagh confirmed that the Golan is Syrian Arab territory and that the Syrian people will never enjoy bliss before liberating the last inch of this precious part of the homeland. He stressed that the hegemonic forces have tested Syria, its people and its army for the past eight years and no doubt that these forces know the reality of this proud people who will never waste a single grain of dust from its land.

"The most important thing in this meeting is that we represent peoples with common awareness and common concepts and look forward to a better future for this region, the future of peace and cooperation, respect for the wills of each other and the leaders of our peoples and nations, and renounce violence, terrorism and interference," Mr. Sabbagh said on Saturday in a speech at the Conference of Parliaments of Neighboring Countries in Baghdad.