Athens calls on the Turkish regime to stop the illegal excavations in the Mediterranean

On November 23rd, the Greek government called on the Turkish regime to immediately halt the decision to extend oil and gas exploration operations on the Greek continental shelf in the Mediterranean Sea.

“The illegality of the Turkish marine hydrographic service that issued the navigational notification. the notification was issued by an unauthorized station and related to illegal activity in an area covering the Greek continental shelf,” Russia Today quoted the official spokesperson for the Greek government, Stelios Petsas as saying.

Netanyahu visits Saudi Arabia for secret talks with Bin Salman

Israeli media outlets reported that the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Saudi Arabia on Sunday to hold secret talks with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in the presence of US States Secretary Mike Pompeo.

"Yedioth Ahronoth" newspaper said on Monday that a private jet took off from Ben Gurion Airport carrying Netanyahu and Chief of the Israeli Spy Agency Mossad  Yusi Cohen to the Saudi sea resort of Neom city where they met Bin Salman in the presence of Pompeo.

The newspaper stated that Netanyahu had previously used the plane in the past, referring to a similar visit by the Israeli Prime Minister to Saudi Arabia in October last year.

Iranian official to Pederson: Sanctions on Syria are inhuman

The special assistant of the head of the Iranian Islamic Consultative Council for International Affairs Hussein Amir Abdul Lahian has stressed that the inhuman and unilateral sanctions being imposed on Syria are unjust and must be lifted.

His remarks came during a meeting with the  UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Otto Pedersen in Tehran on Monday.

Abdul Lahian told Pederson that Iran will go ahead with defending the Syrian state and supporting constructive efforts being exerted by the UN to preserve Syria's sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence.

Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Commission warns of the deteriorating health condition of Prisoner Abu Ruomuz

The Commission for the Palestinian Prisoners and Ex-prisoners Affairs has warned of further deterioration of the health condition of the Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jails Imad Abdul Khaleq Abu Rumouz as a result of the occupation’s authorities’ deliberate medical negligence and arbitrary practices towards Palestinian prisoners.

According to Wafa News Agency, the commission said that prisoner Abu Rumouz, who has been detained since 2004, has cancer and he suffers from severe pain and kidney problems. The occupation authorities refuse to provide necessary healthcare to the prisoner, exposing his life to danger.

The occupation forces arrested 7 Palestinians in the West Bank

Occupied Jerusalem,(ST)-Today, the Israeli occupation forces arrested seven Palestinians in the West Bank.

Wafa news agency reported that the occupation forces stormed the city of Nablus and the town of Kafr Naama, west of Ramallah and arrested seven Palestinians.

Yesterday, the occupation forces arrested four Palestinians in separate areas of the West Bank.

Haifaa Mafalani