Moscow Concerned over Civilian Deaths in Iraq

MOSCOW-Moscow is deeply worried over mass deaths of civilians in Iraq in ongoing bombing and shelling by the US-led coalition, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a commentary posted on the ministry’s website on Friday.

"Moscow is deeply worried over reports about mass deaths of civilians in Iraq in ongoing bombing and shelling by the United States and its Western allies in the anti-Islamic State coalition. The scale of casualties in shocking," she stressed, according to Itar Tass.

Egypt Conducts Airstrikes against Terrorist Training Camps in Libya

The Egyptian military has carried out several airstrikes against a terrorist training camps in Libya after unknown gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, leaving at least 28 dead.

State television, citing an army statement, reported that Egyptian warplanes carried out at least six airstrikes against "terror camps" in the eastern Libyan city of Derna.

It added that the aerial raids had been carried out after making sure that men from those camps were involved in the bus attack, according to Press TV.

Tens of Egyptians Killed and Scores Others Injured in Terrorist Attack in Minya Province

CAIRO- At least 26 Egyptians were killed and scores others were injured in a terrorist attack on a bus carrying 40 people in the Egyptian province of Minya.

According to Reuters, Masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 26 others as they were driving to a monastery, medical sources and eyewitnesses said.

The group was traveling in two buses and a small truck in Minya province, which is home to a sizeable Christian minority, the sources said.

Only Iran, Syria Helped Lebanon End Zionist Occupation of Its Lands

Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, says when southern Lebanon was occupied by Israel, no country in the world except Iran and Syria helped the country to end occupation.

Nasrallah made the remarks while delivering a speech in commemoration of the 17th anniversary of the liberation of the southern Lebanon from the Israeli occupation, according to Press TV.

Addressing nation from the southern city of Hermel, Nasrallah said resistance has got strong enough not to wait for support from the rest of the world or from inside the country or outside.

Dozens Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoners Moved to Hospital

 At least 60 Palestinians, who have gone on hunger strike in Israeli jails in protest at the Tel Aviv regime’s administrative detention policy and harsh prison conditions, have been moved to hospital after a significant deterioration in their health conditions.

Palestinian Prisoners' Society lawyers, who visited some of the hunger strikers in Ohalei Kedar prison, said many of them were in serious condition and had to be hospitalized after refusing to eat for 38 days.