Statement by the Presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States of America

President Trump and President Putin today, meeting on the margins of the APEC conference in Danang, Vietnam, confirmed their determination to defeat ISIS in Syria. They expressed their satisfaction with successful US-Russia enhanced de-confliction efforts between US and Russian military professionals that have dramatically accelerated ISIS’s losses on the battlefield in recent months. The Presidents agreed to maintain open military channels of communication between military professionals to help ensure the safety of both US and Russian forces and de-confliction of partnered forces engaged in the fight against ISIS.

Some Region's Countries Spent 130 Billion USD to Destroy Syria, Libya, Yemen

ALGIERS, (ST)-Algeria’s Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has underscored that some countries in the region spent some 130 billion USD with the purpose of destroying Syria, Libya and Yemen.

Algerian media quoted Ouyahia as saying in a statement during the Algerian local elections campaign that" the situation of Algeria would have been worse if we hadn't got rid of the problems and survived the disaster called "Arab Spring".

He reiterated the importance of adopting the course of national reconciliation and economic reforms.

Nasrallah: Hariri Detained in Saudi, Must Be Set Free Immediately

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Nasrallah stressed Friday that the Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri is detained in Saudi and cannot return to Lebanon, adding that KSA’s regime decided to impose on Lebanon a new prime minister and leader for Al-Mustaqbal party.

Delivering a speech during Hezbollah central ceremony to mark Imam Hussein (P) Arbaeen and Hezbollah’s Martyr Day, Sayyed Nasrallah said that Saudi falsely thinks it can impose on the Lebanese a new prime minister, adding that all what it has done is provoking the Lebanese to be involved in internal clashes, political disputes, and seditions, al-ManarTV website reported.

Zarif: Era of Unilateral Security, Living in Ivory Towers Over

TEHRAN– Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in today’s interconnected world, the security of a country depends on the security of the other and the era of “living in ivory towers” has ended.

“Security in the present-day interconnected world is not limited to military dimensions, and is a multifaceted, intertwined and comprehensive issue,” Zarif said, addressing an international conference on security and sustainable development opened in Uzbekistan on Friday according to Tasnim news agency.

Netanyahu Interrogated Again over Corruption Probe

Israeli police investigators have questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his residence in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds over suspicions he illegally accepted valuable gifts from a number of wealthy businessmen for advancing their business interests, according to Press T.V.

Interrogators from the so-called Lahav 433 anti-corruption unit arrived at Netanyahu’s home on Thursday afternoon to question him over his involvement in police cases 1000 and 2000.

Case 1000 revolves around alleged illicit gifts given to Netanyahu and his family by different businessmen, most notably the Israeli-born Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan.