Yemeni Forces Fire two Ballistic Missiles at Key Saudi Targets

Yemeni forces say they have fired ballistic missiles at two key targets in southwestern Saudi Arabia in retaliation for the kingdom’s fatal raids.

The Yemeni army’s missile division specified the targets as a Saudi military command center in Najran region, which came under fire on Wednesday, and an airport in the nearby region of Jizan, which had been struck hours earlier, the al-Masirah television network reported.

The projectiles fired were respectively a Qaher M-2 and a short-range missile, the division noted.

After Collapse of Daesh, Palestine Back as Muslim World’s Top Priority

Addressing the Muslim world’s parliamentarians, President Hassan Rouhani says Palestine has regained its status as the most important issue facing the Islamic world after the collapse of the Daesh terror group in Iraq and Syria.

According to Press TV, Rouhani said the current instability and insecurity gripping the region stem from continued Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, Washington's “tendentious and unstinting” support for the Tel Aviv regime and the Palestinian nation’s failure to exercise its “basic right” to establish a sovereign state with al-Quds as its capital.

US Interventionist and Destructive Policy Fuels Crisis in Syria

Iran has denounced a US plan to set up a militant force near Syria’s border with Turkey as “blatant interference” in the Arab country’s domestic affairs, urging Washington to reverse its “destructive” policies in the Middle East, Press TV reported.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that the US’s plan is a “clear example” of interference in Syria’s internal affairs, which complicates the crisis, leads to instability and fans the flames of the conflict there.

Lavrov slams US statements on Iran nuclear deal

The Russian top diplomat says Russia won’t back the US-proposed amendments to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear program

MOSCOW- Washington’s statements on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for Iran’s nuclear program will not boost optimism and stability, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference on Friday, summarizing the results of Moscow’s diplomatic activities in 2017, Tass reported.

OIC states’ security relies on improving economic coop.

TEHRAN– Speaking at the 13th PUIC conference in Tehran, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani stressed the need for developing economic cooperation among OIC Member States in a bid to boost security and mutual interests.

Ali Larijani opened the 13th session of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC) Conference on Monday in Tehran, in the presence of parliament speakers from 44 OIC Member States, according to the mehr News Agancy.