More than 8 million People in Yemen a Step away from Famine: UN

The United Nations has warned that 8.4 million people in war-torn Yemen are “a step away from famine”, as warplanes belong to the Saudi-led military coalition are ceaselessly pounding the impoverished country.

Jamie McGoldrick, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, raised the alarm on Monday, adding that “the continuing blockade of ports is limiting supplies of fuel, food and medicines; dramatically increasing the number of vulnerable people who need help,” he said in a statement., according to Press TV.

Putin Discusses with Al-Sisi and Erdogan Situation in Middle East, Syria

After his Syria visit on Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Egypt and Turkey where he held talks with his Egyptian an Turkish counterparts on the situation in the Middle East and the political settlement in Syria.   

ANKARA/CAIRO- Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday his talks with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, focused primarily on the situation in the Middle East that has deteriorated dramatically and on the Syrian settlement.

"Naturally, the focus was made on the situation in the Middle East settlement that has deteriorated dramatically and on the Syrian affairs where our countries are closely cooperating," he told journalists after the talks, according to Itar Tass.

Putin said he had discussed possible convening of a Syrian National Dialogue Congress in early 2018 with Syrian President Bashar Assad earlier in the day.

Sayyed Nasrallah: Palestine Top Priority for Axis of Resistance after Victory over Takfiris

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah assured on Monday that the decision of US President Donald Trump was the beginning of the demise of Israel and called on the Palestinians to announce the emergence of an intifada (uprising) backed by the Arab and Islamic nations, according to al-Manar TV website.

Speaking to crowds that demonstrated in the Southern Suburb of Beirut in denunciation of the US decision to announce Al-Quds the capital of the occupying Israeli entity, Sayyed Nasrallah asked the Palestinian people to hold on to their right and refuse this decision in all possible ways, confirming that Al-Quds is the Palestinians’ everlasting capital.

Bahraini Delegation in Tel Aviv with Message from King: Paper

A Bahraini delegation has arrived in Israel with a message from the country's king, in the latest instance of warming ties between the two sides, The Times of Israel reports, according to Press TV.

The Israeli paper said Sunday that 24 members of the “This is Bahrain” group, which professes campaigning for “religious freedom,” traveled to Israel this week for a four-day visit.

“The king sent us with a message of peace to the whole world,” a member on the group was quoted as saying about the visit.

Trump's Al-Quds Decision Adds Fuel to Mideast Tensions: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has lashed out at his American counterpart for making an "incorrect" decision to recognize al-Quds as the "capital" of Israel, warning that the move adds fuel to tensions in the Middle East.

"The regional situation is such that one should not fan the flames and the US president's recent decision to move the country's embassy to al-Quds was an incorrect decision and was [like] pouring gasoline on the flames in the region," Rouhani said in a meeting with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Tehran on Sunday, according to Press TV.