Israeli Warplanes Strike Tens of Targets in Gaza, Cause Damage to Homes

GAZA – Israeli warplanes attacked tens of targets, including homes  in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday destroying them and causing fire, according to WAFA news agency.

Israel launched five airstrikes at locations in the central and southern Gaza Strip, causing serious damage and fire.

Iran to Maintain Advisory Presence in Syria, Support Resistance: Shamkhani

Iran's top security official says the country will maintain its advisory role in Syria and continue support for resistance groups after the US demanded that Tehran put a halt to those activities.

"As long as the threat of terrorism exists in Syria and the country's legitimate government persists in Iran's advisory presence, we will stay in Syria," Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Saturday, according to Press TV.

Shamkhani in a TV interview stressed that Iran's presence in Syria is solely aimed at fighting terrorism at the invitation of the country's "legitimate government."

Iran hails successful election in Lebanon as reign of rationality


TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that the successful holding of recent election in Lebanon proved that rationality and wisdom are ruling in Lebanon.

“The outcome of the recent election in Lebanon proved that rationality and wisdom are ruling in Lebanon,” said Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, according to the Mehr News Agency.

The Iranian diplomat made the remarks on Sunday while meeting with United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Pernille Dahler Kardel in Tehran. Ms. Kardel met with Iranian former FM after visiting the Iranian foreign ministry where she held talks with Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif before noon.

A Palestinian Dies of Zionist Gunfire Wounds in Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry said 41-year-old Hussein Salem died in Gaza’s Shifa hospital early on Saturday days after he was shot, the Palestinian-run International Middle East Media Center reported, Press T.V reported.

Hussein had issued a video message after the attack, saying he was only selling refreshments when he came under fire.

EU FMs to Meet in Brussels to Discuss Ways of Saving JCPOA

The foreign ministers of the 28 Member States of the European Union will meet in Brussels on May 28 to explore ways of preserving Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

The meeting will be a follow up to the EU summit of heads of states held in Sofia on May 16 in which the EU leaders declared their united stand on supporting the JCPOA.