872 AKP members resign en masse in Turkey

Ankara (ST): The Turkish newspaper, Zaman, revealed that 872 members of the party of the head of the Turkish regime, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, announced their resignations during the past week, including the head of the women's branch in the region, Emil Oz Akmazlar.

The newspaper pointed out that "the reasons for the resignation of the members are their rejection of the way the Justice and Development Party is run, in addition to being subjected to harassment."

The newspaper also pointed out that there are many serious disturbances within the party in the city of Aiden, expecting more resignations in the coming days.

The occupation expels a Palestinian family from their home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied Jerusalem

Occupied Jerusalem  (ST): The Israeli occupation forces forcibly expelled a Palestinian family from their home in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in the occupied city of Jerusalem.

Mahmoud Salhia said in a statement to Ma'an News Agency that a large number of occupation forces stormed into the neighborhood and raided his house after besieging it from all sides and forced him to evict.

In a crime that is added to the record of its crimes against the Palestinians, the occupation authorities last year handed dozens of Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood and Silwan town in occupied Jerusalem notices of demolishing or evacuation of  their homes in order to displace them from their land and replace them by settlers and implement their plans to Judaize Jerusalem.


Iran calls for paying attention to sanctions and the displaced people in Syria

TEHRAN, Jan.16, (ST)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Sunday that the illegitimate presence of U.S. forces in Syria and the Zionist entity's attacks on Syrian territories hinder the political solution for the crisis in Syria.

 His remarks came during his meeting with the visiting United Nations Secretary General's Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen in Tehran.

Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water affirms that Gas supplied to Lebanon will be from Egypt

Beirut, (ST) - The Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water has categorically denied what was reported in some media of the Israeli occupation entity about “the United States’ approval of an agreement to supply Israeli gas to Lebanon.”

The Ministry confirmed, in a statement on Sunday, reported by the Lebanese National News Agency, that "the gas supply agreement that it is working on between the Lebanese government and the sisterly Egyptian government clearly and explicitly states that the gas supplied to Lebanon will be from Egypt, which owns large quantities of it.

Israeli occupation forces storm home of Jerusalem governor and arrest his 12-year-old nephew

Today, the Israeli occupation forces stormed the home of the Governor of the occupied city of Jerusalem, Adnan Ghaith, in the town of Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and arrested his nephew.