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Khaji discusses with Pedersen the means for a political settlement to the crisis in Syria

On April 14th, the Iranian Foreign Minister’s senior advisor for private political affairsAli Asghar Khaji discussed with the UN Secretary-General’s envoy to Syria ways to politically settle the Syrian crisis.

Khaji said that the Islamic Republic of Iran supports Pedersen’s efforts to continue discussions of the constitution discussion committee in Syria and hold the next meeting of the committee.

Khaji referred to the importance of respecting the Syrian  constitution and holding presidential elections in accordance with it.

In turn, Pedersen expressed satisfaction with Iran's support in this regard and said that he is holding talks with the Syrian parties to prepare for the sixth meeting of the committee.


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Jordanian Council for Popular Policies calls on the European Union to stop its interference in Syrian affairs

المجلس الأردني للسياسات الشعبية الخارجية - About | FacebookAmman, (ST) - The Jordanian Council for Popular Policies condemned the anti-Syrian practices of the European Union, calling on the Union to stop its interference in Syria’s internal affairs. The council stressed that the Syrian people alone can decide the future of their country through dialogue.

In a letter addressed to the Ambassador of the European Union in the Jordanian capital, Amman, the Council affirmed that the recent anti-Syrian statements of the European Commissioner for Foreign Political Affairs and Security, Joseph Borrell in the European Parliament, prove the European Union's partnership with America and other regional countries and terrorist gangs in their terrorist war and economic blockade on Syria.

The Council affirmed that, these reprehensible statements express an ugly European face, as they blatantly interfere in the internal affairs of Syria and impede the settlement of the crisis in it.

Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa under the protection of the occupation forces

Occupied Al-Quds, (ST)-Dozens of Israeli settlers renewed on Wednesday their storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque, under the protection of the occupation forces.

Wafa News Agency reported that, 58 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa from the Mughrabi Gate and carried out provocative tours in its yards, with heavy security from the occupation forces.

The Israeli settlers conduct daily provocative raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque under the protection of the occupation forces in an attempt to impose a fait accompli regarding the Judaization and controlling of Al-Aqsa Compound.

Israeli occupation forces arrested two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank

In another development,  the Israeli occupation forces arrested on Wednesday two Palestinians when they stormed separate areas of the occupied West Bank.

Wafa News Agency reported that, the occupation forces stormed the town of Beit Anoun, east of Hebron, and the town of Al-Tur, east of occupied Al- Quds, raided and searched Palestinian homes and arrested two Palestinians.

Yesterday, the occupation forces arrested three Palestinians in separate areas in the occupied West Bank.

 Nada Haj Khidr

An attack targeting a prison controlled by “SDF” militia in the countryside of Al-Shaddadi

Al-Hasakah,(ST) -  Two gunmen from the "SDF militia" supported by the American occupation were injured in an attack targeting a prison of the occupation forces in the Kobiba oil field in Al-Shaddadi area in the southern countryside of Al-Hasakah.

Local sources reported to SANA that, an attack with automatic weapons and mortar shells targeted Kobeba prison, in which the American occupation forces are holding dozens of ISIS terrorists in the Kobeba oil field located in Al-Shaddadi area. The targeting of the Kobeba prison caused the injury of two armed men from the "SDF militia" – a militia that protects and controls the prison with the American occupation forces.

Al-Habbash: The occupation's attacks on Palestinian holy sites are a war crime

Occupied Jerusalem (ST): Palestinian Supreme Judge Mahmoud Al-Habbash affirmed that the ongoing Israeli attacks on holy sites in the occupied city of Jerusalem are a war crime.

WAFA news agency reported that Al-Habbash condemned in a statement the new crime that the occupation forces committed last night when they stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque at the time of the evening and "Taraweeh Prayers" and on the first day of the blessed month of Ramadan and when they cut off the electricity wires from the mosque's minarets, which prevented the call to prayer from being raised through loudspeakers.

He added that the series of daily crimes carried out by the occupation against Al-Aqsa include imposing siege on it and preventing Palestinians from visiting it, in addition to increasing the frequency of daily incursions by extremist settlers and carrying out provocative tours in its courtyards.

Al-Habbash called on the international community and the United Nations agencies, led by the Education, Culture and Science Organization (UNESCO), to take practical measures to protect the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, warning at the same time against the continued silence of the international community over the crimes of the occupation in the occupied city of Jerusalem.