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Report Shows that Saudi Arabia Covered up its War Crimes in Yemen

An international law group has submitted a new report to the British government providing evidence that the Saudi-led coalition has been covering up its unlawful airstrikes on civilian targets and its war crimes in the war on Yemen.

According to Press TV, researchers from the independent Yemeni rights group Mwatana, seen as impartial by the UN, have collected the evidence which was submitted to the international trade secretary, Liz Truss, by the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) and UK law firm Bindmans.

The 288-page report said the Saudi attacks violate international humanitarian law by "targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure."

Israeli Occupation Forces Raid Ramallah City

RAMALLAH - Israeli occupation forces early Friday raided the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Security sources confirmed that Israeli forces stormed the al-Masayef, al-Irsal and Ein Misbah neighborhoods of Ramallah, triggering confrontations with residents.

Soldiers fired tear gas and stun grenades at local youngsters who attempted to block their passage. No detention cases and injuries were reported.

Israeli occupation forces carry out frequent raids across the West Bank –including occupied al-Quds-- on the pretext of searching for “wanted” Palestinians, triggering clashes with residents.

US-Turkish Deal on So-Called "Safe Zone" in Syria Serves "Israel": Former Turkish Deputy PM

ANKARA, (ST)- Former Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Abdullatif Sener has reiterated that the US-Turkish deal on establishing a so-called "safe zone" in the northern part of  Syria serves "Israel".

In a statement to the Turkish Bizim TV Channel, Sener held the President of the Turkish regime Recep Tayyib Erdogan responsible for the presence of the terrorist organizations in Syria, stressing that Erdogan's regime has provided all forms of support to the terrorist groups in order to destroy Syria in the service of "Israel".

Sener said that Erdogan "threatens Israel only in words. He is not serious about his threats and all he says in this regard aims to cheat the Turkish people, because he will never do anything against Israel."

Russia: Any Operations Conducted in Syria without the Syrian government's Approval Are Unacceptable

MOSCOW, (ST)- Moscow has reiterated that any operations conducted in Syria without the approval of the Syrian government are unacceptable, reaffirming that Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity should be respected.

Russia Today website quoted spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova as saying during a press conference on Thursday, that "capturing Syrian lands under whatever pretext, including counterterrorism, is unacceptable", pointing out that the Syrian government has proved its ability to combat terrorism.

She expressed Russia's support for attaining long-term security and stability in the Syrian Jazira region, stressing the importance of respecting Syrian sovereignty and launching constructive dialogue among the Syrians, including the Syrian Kurds.

China Says Syria's Sovereignty, Territorial Integrity Must be Protected

BEIJING, (ST)- China respects the Syrian government's stance on the US-Turkish deal to establish a so-called "safe zone" in the country and it believes that Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity must be respected and protected, according to the spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Hua Chunying.

In a statement on Wednesday, Hua stressed that concerned parties in the international community should work together to create suitable circumstances for reaching political settlement in Syria and should avoid aggravating the situation.