- As Saudi austerity starts to bite, a testing time for its prince
Fahad bin Raja sells cars for a living in Saudi Arabia’s capital. Abdullah Saeed drives them.
- ‘IS child bomber’ kills at least 51 at Turkey wedding
Gaziantep (Turkey) (AFP) – A suicide bomber as young as 12 killed at least 51 people at a wedding in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, pointing the finger at the Islamic State group.
- Lawmakers amplify criticism of US support for Saudi bombing campaign
Lawmakers are renewing their criticism of the United States’ support for a Saudi Arabia-led military campaign against rebels in Yemen’s civil war in the wake of a mounting civilian death toll.
- Turkish parliament approves Israel deal
Ankara (AFP) – The Turkish parliament has approved a deal to normalise ties with Israel after a delay caused by last month’s attempted coup, state-run media reported Saturday.
- Defeating ISIS terrorists fosters national unity among Shias, Sunnis, Kurds in Iraq: Shamkhani
(AhlulBayt News Agency) – Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said here on Sunday that liberation of northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group could be the beginning of national and geographical unity in this Arab country.
- Winning battle of hearts, MJ Akbar heads to Karbala in Iraq
NEW DELHI: In an effort to increase its engagement with the Muslim world, Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar is set to visit the holy city of Karbala in Iraq on Tuesday.
- ME expert: ISIS takfiris losing main bastion in Iraq
(AhlulBayt News Agency) – There is an interview with Zayd al-Isa, a Middle East expert from London, and Nabil Mikhail, a professor at the George Washington University, to discuss Iraqi pro-government forces’ push to retake Mosul from Daesh militants.
- Iran played constructive role in Iraq’s anti-Daesh fight: Commentator
Press TV has conducted an interview with Wesam Al-Bahrani, a political commentator, about a senior Iranian official highlighting the importance of retaking Mosul from the grip of terrorists, saying that the liberation of the northern Iraqi city will mark a new beginning for unity and stability in the Arab country.
- Iraq hangs 36 militants for killing Shia soldiers in 2014
BAGHDAD: Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shia soldiers at a camp north of Baghdad two years ago.
- Grand Ayatollah Fayadh: ‘Iran’ pride of Shiite world, its people truly adhere to Ahl-ul-Bayt’s teachings
(AhlulBayt News Agency) – “Iranians truly love Ahl-ul-Bayt (PBUT), they do not engage in any extreme or radical behavior at all since Shiite doctrine is based on religious moderation; Iran is the pride of Shiite world and its people truly adhere to Ahl-ul-Bayt’s teachings,” said Senior Shia cleric in Iraq, Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Ishaq al-Fayyad.