Zionist Entity Plans to Build More Settler Units in Occupied al-Quds

Zionist officials are planning to construct dozens of new settler units in the occupied [East] al-Quds, despite the international outcry against the Israeli regime’s land expropriation and settlement expansion policies in Palestinian territories, according to Press T.V.

Israeli municipal authorities are going to meet on Wednesday to discuss a plan to build 75 settler units in Beit Hanina neighborhood of East al-Quds, the Hebrew-language freebie Israel Hayom reported.

Moscow Urges OPCW not to Ignore Reports about Possible Provocation in Syria’s Idlib

THE HAGUE- The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) must not overlook reports about a provocation with the use of chemical weapons that is being prepared in Syria’s Idlib governorate, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin told TASS on Monday.

"Western countries are seeking to politicize the OPCW," he said.

Iran FM arrives in Damascus

Damascus– Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif arrived in Damascus, the Syrian capital, on Monday.

Zarif was welcomed by Syrian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Feisal al-Meqdad, and a number of other Syrian and Iranian officials.

This is Zarif's second visit to Damascus as the foreign minister of Iran. Senior assistant to Iran's foreign minister for political affairs Hossein Jaberi-Ansari accompanies Zarif on the visit, IRNA reported.

Iran main contributor to peace, stability in region: Ghasemi

TEHRAN– Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi dismissed the claims made by US Secretary of State Pompeo and asserted that Iran has been the main contributor to peace and stability in the region.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran is the main agent of peace and stability in the region and is at the frontline of fighting with terrorism and extremism,” said Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesperson of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mehr News reported.

Iran Rejects Pretexts Used by West to Achieve Its Goals in Syria

TEHRAN- Senior Assistant to Iranian Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Hussein Jabri Ansari stressed that his country rejects all pretexts used by the West, such as the use of chemical weapons, to achieve their failed goals in Syria.

According to SANA, Jabri Ansari said that Iran, as a major victim of the chemical weapons, rejects the use of these weapons in all conflicts and it strongly rejects the pretexts used by some Western states to justify their exploitation of this issue to achieve their goals in Syria.

Meeting British Special Envoy Martin Longden in Tehran, Jabri Ansari noted that the immediate ending of the crisis in Syria according to the inter-Syrian dialogue is one of the priorities of Iran’s policy.