Death Toll from ISIL Suicide Attacks in Baghdad Rises to 90

 

The death toll from a car bomb blast claimed by the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) takfiri group north of Baghdad raised to 90 people.

A booby-trapped car ripped through the crowded heart of an Iraqi town north of the capital inside a market area of the Khan BaniSaad, as people shopped on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of holy month of Ramadan, officials said.

"We have 35 martyrs and more than 70 wounded," Mohammed Jawad al Hamadani, a member of the Diyala provincial council in which Khan BaniSaad is located, said after the attack immediately.

Zarif, Salehi to Brief Lawmakers on Nuclear Deal

 

Tehran-   Foreign Minister Mohammad JavadZarif and Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehiare scheduled to appear before the parliament on Tuesday to brief the lawmakers on the outcome of nuclear negotiations in Vienna.

After 22 days of intensive negotiations in Vienna, Iran and the G5+1 countries – the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China plus Germany – finally arrived at a final deal on July 14 which is likely to put an end to a 12-year nuclear dispute.

Iraq Forces Pounding ISIL Militants Near Ramadi

 

The Iraqi army along with forces belonging to Popular Mobilization Units have inflicted heavy losses on the ISIL Takfiri group as Baghdad starts a massive operation to liberate the restive province of al-Anbar.

According to an Iraqi army officer, speaking on condition of anonymity, the joint Iraqi forces stormed the positions of the Takfiri group near the provincial capital of Ramadi.

Saudi Arabia Keeps Bombarding Yemen Despite Ceasefire

 

Saudi Arabia has targeted several areas across Yemen in flagrant violation of a UN-sponsored ceasefire, injuring a large number of people, Press T.V reported.

At least 30 people sustained injuries in the latest airstrikes by Saudi Arabia on the residential area of al-Khamsein in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.

In a separate raid on the same day, Saudi warplanes targeted the area of al-Savad in the southern part of the city, injuring at least seven people.

Sayyed Nasrallah: The Road to Al-Quds Passes through Qalamoun, Zabadani, Homs..

 Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said day after another the wisdom from Imam Ruhollah Khomeini declaration of Al-Quds International Day becomes clearer and the circumstances in our region also confirms the need for such day.

In a speech delivered at a ceremony commemorating Al-Quds day in Beirut, Sayyed Nasrallah pointed out that today and despite all the difficult circumstances we find millions who answered a call of Imam Khomeini, in Iran and other Arab and Islamic countries in Iraq, Yemen, Syria, Jordan, Qatif, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Mauritania, Sudan, Turkey, Pakistan, European cities, and this is a very important indicator that there are still ones who remember Jerusalem and take out to the streets or raise their voices in support of this cause.

His Eminence hailed the commemorations held by both Yemeni and Bahraini people, who despite the crises which hit their countries took the streets and voiced support to the Palestinian cause.

“The Yemenis came out in spite of the continued Saudi aggression and the airstrikes launched even on Sanaa, they went out with huge numbers, tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands. The Yemeni people feel that the Arab and Muslim world had abandoned him, however, this matter did not drive them to abandon Al-Quds and the Palestinian cause,” Sayyed Nasrallah said.