Saudi Plan to Befriend Zionist Entity to Stir up Turmoil in Jordan

Jordanian officials are concerned that Saudi Arabia’s plan to normalize ties with Israel could endanger the stability of Jordan, a senior official close to the Royal Court in Amman says, Press T.V reported.

On Thursday, the Middle East Eye news portal cited the Jordanian official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, as saying that the alarm bells went off in Amman following recent leaks suggesting that Saudi Arabia plans to surrender the Palestinian right of return in exchange for putting East Jerusalem al-Quds under international sovereignty as part of a Saudi-Israel peace deal.

Iraqi Forces Liberate Last Daesh-Held Town near Syria Border

Iraqi armed forces have liberated Rawa, the last remaining town under the grip of the Daesh terror group, hours after they launched the offensive, according to Press T.V.

Lieutenant General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah said in a statement from the Joint Operations Command on Friday that Iraqi forces “liberated Rawa entirely, and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings.”

The force striking Rawa near the border with Syria comprised government troops and paramilitary units.

Hunger, Disease Kill 130 Yemeni Children Daily as Saudi-Imposed Blockade Lingers

A prominent international charity group says an estimated 130 children or more are losing their lives every day in Yemen due to “extreme hunger and disease,” warning the situation will deteriorate unless a crippling blockade imposed on the impoverished nation by a Saudi-led military coalition is lifted immediately, according to Press TV.

 “Without urgent, unhindered access for humanitarian organizations and an increase in funding, Save the Children is warning half of these children will most likely go without treatment,” said the UK-based group in a report on Thursday, warning that “if left untreated, approximately 20-30 percent of children with severe acute malnutrition will die each year.”

EU says Hariri should return, warns Saudi

The European Union (EU) says Saad Hariri, who shockingly resigned as the Lebanese prime minister in Saudi Arabia more than a week ago, should return to his country, and warns against foreign meddling in Lebanon’s affairs.

“We appeal first of all to the political forces to focus on Lebanon and what they can deliver to their citizens, Prime Minister Hariri to return to his country and the unity government ... to focus on domestic achievements,” the EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said Monday, after hosting a meeting of all 28 EU foreign ministers in Brussels, according to Press TV.

Yemenis Hold Large Rally against Deadly Saudi War, Blockade of Yemeni Ports

Thousands of Yemenis have taken to the streets of capital Sana’a to voice their outrage at the ongoing military coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, against their impoverished nation and a crippling blockade the invading alliance has imposed on Yemen’s ports, particularly the vital port of Hudaydah.

Yemeni protesters marched in the Settin Street in the capital on Monday morning, shouting anti-Saudi slogans and demanding the immediate lifting of the persisting blockade from all Yemeni ports.

The demonstrators also chanted slogans such as “The famine and blockade are creations of the evil alliance” and “The blockade is unjust, the world is sleeping.”