Zionist Entity Mulls Building Largest Settlement inside Palestinian Neighborhood - NGO

The Zionist regime is thinking over granting construction permits that will create the largest settlement inside a Palestinian neighborhood, an NGO says.

According to Peace Now, an anti-settlement Israeli NGO, the Local Committee for Planning and Construction of Jerusalem al-Quds was discussing on Sunday issuing permits for constructing 176 settler units in the heart of the predominantly Arab neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber, which is located east of the city.

The project allows for an expansion of the Nof Zion settlement as new houses, whose plans have already been approved, will be built on top of the existing 91 units.

Rouhani: Islamic world cannot keep silence on Rohingya tragedy

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday urged international bodies and Myanmar neighbors to act in support of Muslims in Myanmar.

“The Islamic world cannot be silent towards these incidents,” Rouhani said, referring to cruelty toward the Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhist majority country, according to Tehran Times.

Speaking to reporters before his departure for Astana, Kazakhstan, for an international conference, the president called for pressure on the Myanmar government and Army to protect Rohingya civilians.

In the meantime, Hesamoddin Ashna, a senior cultural advisor to the president, said Rouhani planned to discuss the Rohingya issue while in Astana.

Zionist Entity to Approve New Settlement Units in Palestinian Neighborhoods of al-Quds

Zionist officials are going to approve a plan to build more than a hundred new settler units in occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds irrespective of international outcry against the Tel Aviv regime’s land expropriation policies in Palestinian territories.

Israel’s planning and construction committee in Jerusalem al-Quds is expected to discuss the plan for the construction of 176 settler units in the heart of the predominantly Arab neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber on Sunday, the Palestinian Ma’an news agency reported.

The project, which would become the largest Israeli settlement built inside a Palestinian neighborhood, would be located adjacent to Nof Zion settlement.

Iranian Armed Forces Moving in Path of Iran's Defense Shield, Says Hossein Baqeri

Tehran-  Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri lauded the country's armed forces, the army in particular, for their pace of progress in upholding Iran's defense shield.

Major General Baqeri made the remarks in a meeting with Chief Commander of Iran's Army Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi in Tehran on Thursday.

Iran under ‘Most Robust’ Nuclear Inspection - IAEA

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has defended the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, saying the Islamic Republic is under “the world’s most robust” nuclear inspection regime, according to Press T.V.

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano made the remarks at a panel discussion on global nuclear governance in the Bled Strategic Forum in Slovenia earlier this week amid Washington’s pressure on the agency to request access to Iran’s military sites.