Yemeni Ballistic Missile Targets Saudi Base in Asir in Retaliatory Attack

Yemeni Ansarullah forces have launched a retaliatory missile attack at a Saudi military base in the kingdom's southwestern border region of Asir.

According to Press TV, Yemen's al-Masirah television network said on Saturday that Yemeni troops fired a domestically built Badr-1 ballistic missile at the base.

Saudi Arabia claims to have downed the missile before it hit its target.

On Friday, Yemeni army forces, fired a domestically-designed and -developed ballistic missile at a strategic economic target in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Jizan.

Russian Official Expects New Round of Geneva Talks on Syria in Near Future

SOCHI-The Russian president’s special envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev expected a new round of the inter-Syrian talks to be held in Geneva in the near future, SANA reported.

 “All is contingent on the consultations in Geneva with the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura. We will be working with him, and I expect this to happen as soon as possible,” Lavrentiev said in press statements quoted by Sputnik agency.

Iran FM Urges Independent International Probe into Israel Crimes

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condemned Israel as a “brutal and rogue apartheid regime” for its recent massacre of the Palestinian people, urging a "transparent and independent" international probe into the Zionists' crimes in the occupied territories.

According to Press TV, Zarif made the remarks in an address to a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) foreign ministers on Palestine in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday following the recent massacre of tens of Palestinians during anti-occupation protest rallies along the border between the Gaza Strip and occupied territories.

Iran Scolds US, Zionist Entity for Unilateralism on Iran Deal, Embassy Move

Iran says unilateral policies like the ones regularly adopted by the United States and Zionist entity are detrimental to world peace and indicate a push towards replacing the rule of law with the "rule of power."

"Unilateral measures, either in the form of illegal recourse to war, occupation, aggression or denying the sovereignty of member states or waiving the immunity of states under an unsubstantiated legal doctrine, are obvious manifestations of the rule of power, not the rule of law," Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran's ambassador to the UN, told a Security Council meeting on Thursday.

Khoshroo said US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and his recent decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds, which was followed by a deadly crackdown on Palestinian protesters, were two glaring examples of such "internationally wrongful acts."

Gazans Prepare for 'Friday of Martyrs' after Zionist Massacre

Palestinians are gathering for fresh protests in the Gaza Strip after Zionist massacre of more than 60 people in the besieged enclave on Monday, Iran Daily reported.

The committee which organized weekly “March of Return” rallies has called on the Gazans to come out en masse on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan, under the slogan “Friday for the martyrs and the wounded.”

Israeli snipers, tanks and armored vehicles remain deployed near the Gaza fence after they killed at least 62 Gazans on the same day the US opened its embassy in occupied al-Quds.