Lebanese Army Arrests Prominent Commander in Abdullah Azzam Brigades

Lebanon, (ST) - Lebanese army arrested a prominent commander in al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group operating in Lebanon, Abdullah Azzam Brigades.

Lebanese daily al-Akhbar reported that the intelligence branch in the military arrested the terrorist operative, named Mahmoud A., in a perfect ambush last week.

ISIL Executes 150 Iraqi Women For Not Marrying TakfiriMilitants


The ISIL terrorist group has executed 150 women in the Western Iraqi province of Anbar for refusing to marry Takfiri militants.

"At least 150 females, including pregnant women, were executed in Fallujah… after they refused to accept jihad marriage," read a statement issued by Iraq’s Ministry of Human Rights on Tuesday.

"Many families were also forced to migrate from the province’s northern town of al-Wafa after hundreds of residents received death threats," the statement added.

ISIL Smuggling Oil Via Turkey, Says Zebari


Iraqi finance minister HoshyarZebari said the terrorist group operating in Iraq and Syria, ISIL, has been smuggling oil in these two countries via Turkey.

"They control a number of oil fields in Syria and Iraq and they smuggle this oil overland through trucks, through middlemen to Turkey or towards other countries," Zebari told Al-Jazeera news channel on Friday.

Iran Nuclear Team Off To Geneva


Tehran - Iran's nuclear negotiating team departed to Geneva on Monday.

The Iranian officials are to participate in the first round of talks to be held after extension of negotiation deadline between Iran and G5+1 for another seven months.

The Iranian delegation is headed by two deputies foreign minister Abbas Araqchi and MajidTakht-e Ravanchi.

Resumption Of Nuclear Talks in Geneva


Tehran - The negotiating teams from Iran and the six big powers are to resume nuclear talks in Geneva on Monday to discuss the remaining issues which stopped them from reaching a comprehensive agreement on November 24.

Marathon negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 on Tehran's nuclear energy program wrapped up in Vienna in late November after a week of intense discussions with both sides aggressing to extend the Geneva deal well-known as the Joint Plan of Action for seven more months.