Massive explosion hits Beirut port, leaving casualties

BEIRUT, (ST)_A massive explosion took place in the fireworks’ warehouse No.12  in Beirut port were dozens of people were martyred and thousands were wounded.

The Lebanese National News Agency reported that the explosion was caused by a big fire in the Firecrackers’ warehouse No. 12, near the wheat silos in Beirut port, as strong explosions were heard in the place.

Israeli occupation forces arrest 11 Palestinians in the West Bank

The Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday arrested 11 Palestinians in the West Bank, according to the WAFA News Agency. 

The agency made it clear that the Israeli occupation forces stormed the cities of occupied Jerusalem, Ramallah, Hebron, Nablus, Ariha, Qalqilya, Jenin and Jenin Camp and raided the Palestinians’ homes and searched them and arrested 10 Palestinians.

Israeli occupation forces arrest a Palestinian young woman

The Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday arrested a Palestinian young woman in al-Bireh city to the east of Ramallah in the West Bank.

Wafa News Agency reported that the Israeli occupation forces stormed al-Jinan neighborhood in the city and searched the Palestinians’ houses and arrested a Palestinian young woman.

The Israeli occupation seizes hundreds of dunums of Palestinians’ lands east of Bethlehem

Today, the Israeli occupation authorities seized hundreds of dunums of Palestinians’ lands in the village of Kisan, east of Bethlehem in the West Bank.

“The occupation forces stormed Al-Tina area, south of the village, and seized 200 dunums of Palestinians’ lands in order to expand settlement operations in the area,” Wafa news agency quoted Vice President of the Village Municipality of Kaisan Ahmed Ghazal as saying.

In the context of its Judaizing and aggressive plans to displace the Palestinians, the Israeli occupation authorities escalated settlement operations in the West Bank, ignoring international resolutions, especially UN Security Council Resolution 2334 of 2016, which confirms the illegality of settlement in the occupied Palestinian territories and demands that it be stopped immediately.

 

Inas Abdulkareem  

The Yemeni Foreign Ministry condemns the agreement between (QASAD) militia and an American company to steal Syrian oil

Yemeni Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf condemned the continuation of the American hostile approach against Syria by supporting outlaw groups and their complicity in stealing Syrian oil.

In a statement to the Yemeni news agency SABA, Sharaf affirmed that the agreement signed between "SDF" groups and an American oil company under the auspices of the American administration to steal Syrian oil is invalid and only practiced by thieves of the wealth of peoples and their enemies, stressing that this agreement is illegal.

Sharaf said that what is currently taking place such as the looting of the wealth of the Syrian people is the same crime of theft and looting that has been taking place for years in the Yemeni Republic by the Saudi aggression and its proxies who stole the oil and gas wealth of the Yemeni people, stressing that “the American administration’s protection to them will not benefit them and will not continue ”.