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Lebanese Army arrests a member of the Tillawi terrorist cell

Beirut, (ST) - The Lebanese army announced the arrest of a member of the terrorist cell whose leader, Khaled al-Tillawi was killed yesterday.

In a statement issued today, the Lebanese Army Command announced that "a patrol from the Lebanese Army Intelligence Directorate arrested the terrorist, Abdul Razzaq Walid al-Rez, a member of the terrorist cell in the woodland area of Rashin in the Akkar region, north Lebanon."

The statement added that the search is still ongoing for the third terrorist who is a member of this same cell.

Lavrov & Shukri affirm supporting political track for resolving crisis in Syria

Moscow (ST): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed in a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukri the latest developments in the Middle East, especially in Syria and Libya.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement quoted by Sputnik News Agency that the two ministers reiterated the necessity of supporting the political track of the crisis in Syria in a way that guarantees Syria's unity and complete respect of its sovereignty.

 The two ministers also affirmed that there was no alternative for the peaceful solution of the crisis in Libya and welcomed the start of the dialogue to resolve the crisis there.

Baghdad: Two missiles target the Green Zone

Baghdad (ST):  Two Katyousha missiles were launched into the Green Zone which houses the US embassy in the center of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

Al-Sumaria news website quoted the Media Security Cell as saying that the two missiles were thrown into the Green Zone at 1:00 am, noting that no casualties were reported.

On August 29th , the area was targeted with a missile and three missiles targeted the area on August 27th according the Media Security Cell.


The occupation forces arrested ten Palestinians in the West Bank

Occupied Jerusalem ,(ST)-Today, the Israeli occupation forces arrested ten Palestinians in the West Bank.

Wafa news agency reported that the occupation forces stormed the towns of Issawiya in occupied Jerusalem, Douraa in Hebron and Baqa al-Sharqiya in Tulkarm, and arrested ten Palestinians.

Yesterday, the occupation forces arrested four Palestinians in the West Bank.

Haifaa Mafalani

Ministry of Transport: Lebanon includes Syrian maritime certificates in the list it ratified

The Ministry of Transport announced that the General Directorate of Land and Maritime Transport in the Lebanese Republic included the approved Syrian maritime certificates in the list it ratified.

The Ministry said in a statement "the Lebanese maritime transport has joined the list of those who recognize the Syrian maritime certificates approved by the Syrian Maritime Authority and the Syrian Maritime Academy."