Zionist Forces, Palestinians Clash in Ramallah Solidarity March

Zionist forces have clashed with hundreds of Palestinians, who had turned out for a demonstration in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike, injuring almost a dozen protesters.

The scuffles erupted near the Israeli Beit El settlement north of Ramallah Thursday, when Israeli forces fired live bullets, rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas to prevent them from approaching a military checkpoint.

Israeli forces also used water canon containing foul-smelling liquid to spread the crowd. The Palestinian Ma'an news agency reported that 11 demonstrators had been wounded in the clashes.

Thursday’s march was called in solidarity with more than 1,600 Palestinian prisoners, who have gone on hunger strike to express their outrage at harsh conditions in Israeli jails.

Armed Groups in Syria Are in Their Worst Condition: Nasrallah

BEIRUT, (ST)- Hizbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah has stressed that the armed groups in Syria are in their worst condition, pointing out that the Syrian Arab army and its allies have the upper hand in the ongoing confrontation with the terrorist organizations.

Nasrallah was speaking during a ceremony held on Thursday by Hizbollah marking the first martyrdom anniversary of the Resistance commander Sayyed Mustafa Badreddine (Zulfikar).

He affirmed that Hizbollah backs the Syrian leadership in the war on terrorism and that Syria, Russia, Iran and other allies are now more harmonious than ever  from the political, military and security point of view.

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a speech at the Victory Day Parade in Moscow.

MOSCOW— There was no, there is no and there will be no force that could ever enslave the Russians, the country's President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday at the Victory Day Parade in Moscow.

"There was no, there is no and there will be no force that could ever enslave our people. They fought to the bitter end, defending their homeland, and did what seemed impossible, they turned the bloody wheel of the Second World War back, drove the enemy from our land where it dared to come, crushed Nazism, put an end to its atrocities," Putin said.

Enemies seek to destroy pillars of Islamic world

TEHRAN– Iranian Parliament Speaker Larijani said enemies are nowadays attacking pillars of the Islamic world with terrorists paving the path for arrogance and Zionists to conspire against Muslims.

Ali Larijani made the remarks while addressing the open session of the Parliament on Tuesday morning, according to the Mehr News Agancy.

Rouhani: People Not to Give Up Approaching Freedom

President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the Iranian people by attending the voting stations in June 2013 elections declared that they would not quit moving towards freedom and would do the same in May 19 elections again, IRNA reported.

He made the remarks in Hamedan's main sport stadium during his one-day official visit to the region.

Forthcoming elections, the people will once again say no to those who just knew how to execute or imprison, Rouhani added.