Australia Won't Move Embassy to al-Quds

Australia has ruled out the relocation of its embassy in Tel Aviv to al-Quds following the US decision to move its mission to the occupied city.

According to Press TV, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said “there was no chance the government would adopt it (embassy relocation) as policy,” various media outlets reported on Saturday.

Her remarks came despite huge support from her Liberal Party’s youth arm for the embassy’s relocation.

French, US, UK Forces Aid Push to Seize Hudaydah: Report

French special forces are present on the ground in Yemen supporting the ongoing Saudi-led military operation on the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, Le Figaro newspaper has reported, according to Press TV.

The Saturday report cited two military sources but provided no further details as Saudi Arabia claimed that forces under its command had entered the airport in Hudaydah.

France, along with the United States and Britain, backs Saudi Arabia in the Yemen conflict and provides weapons to both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Syrian-Lebanese Coordination Important to Solve Displaced Syrians' File

BEIRUT, (ST)- Coordination between Syria and Lebanon is very important to find a solution to the file of the displaced Syrians in Lebanon, Lebanese Caretaker Agriculture Minister Ghazi Z'eiter has stressed.

In a statement on Saturday, the minister said Lebanon should help facilitate the return of the displaced Syrians to their country when suitable circumstances in their country are suitable.

Iran Condemns Offensive on Yemen’s Hudaydah

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned an ongoing Saudi-led military attack on Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah, voicing concern about deterioration of the humanitarian crisis in the war-stricken country.

In a statement on Thursday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned the aerial and naval strikes by the Saudi-led military coalition on Yemen’s Red Sea port of Hudaydah.

Iran insists that the crisis in Yemen has no military solution and that the invaders must stop the war in that country, he said., according to Tasnim News Agency.

UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Condemning Israel for Palestinian Civilian Deaths in Besieged Gaza

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution condemning Israel for Palestinian civilian deaths in the besieged Gaza Strip.

The resolution, forward by Algeria and Turkey on behalf of Arab and Muslim countries, garnered a strong majority of 120 votes in the 193-member assembly, with 8 votes against and 45 abstentions on Wednesday, according to Press TV.

The resolution calls on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to make proposals within 60 days “on ways and means for ensuring the safety, protection, and well-being of the Palestinian civilian population under Israeli occupation,” including “recommendations regarding an international protection mechanism.”