This is a summary of 4 AMN articles on the following subjects: Idlib, Russia, Syria, Terrorism, Bedouin, Israel, Resistance, Kidnapping, Nigeria, COVID-19, Gaza, Hamas, Palestine.
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- Russia, Turkey, Iran to continue joint effort to combat terrorists in Syria
- Israel destroys Bedouin village for the ‘183rd time’
- Gunmen storm Nigerian school and kidnap students
- After delay, Israel allows vaccines into Hamas-run Gaza
Published 2021-02-17 14:45:23 by News Desk in Syria
SOCHI, February 17. /TASS/. Russia, Turkey, and Iran have agreed to continue cooperation aimed at eliminating terrorists of the Islamic State and Al-Nusra Front groups (outlawed in Russia) in Syria. In their joint statement after the 15th international meeting on Syria in the Astana format, the sides “reiterated their determination to combat terrorism in all forms and manifestations and stand against separatist agendas aimed at undermining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria as well as threatening the national security of neighboring countries.” The sides also agreed to continue cooperation in order to ultimately eliminate DAESH/ISIL (formerly known as the… Read on ->
Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria, Terrorism
Published 2021-02-17 14:00:26 by News Desk in Israel
An Arab Bedouin village in the southern Negev region has been demolished by Israel for the 183rd time, a local Palestinian source said on Wednesday. The al-Araqib village, home to some 22 Palestinian families, has been destroyed eight times since last year, Aziz al-Touri, a member of the Committee for the Defense of al-Araqib, told Anadolu Agency. “Palestinians will rebuild the destroyed structures as soon as possible. As long as we are alive and free, we will never leave al-Araqib,” he asserted. In a bid to occupy the land, Israeli authorities have razed houses in the village multiple times since… Read on ->
Tags: Bedouin, Israel, Resistance
Published 2021-02-17 13:35:23 by News Desk in Africa
KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen attacked a secondary school in Nigeria’s Niger state overnight and abducted many students, the state governor’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The attackers stormed the Government Science college in the Kagara district at around 2 a.m., overwhelming the school’s security detail, local residents said. The spokeswoman said a mass abduction of students had occurred, without specifying how many had been taken. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the attack. Militant Islamist group Boko Haram and a branch of Islamic State are active in northern Nigeria, but kidnappings by other armed groups -… Read on ->
Tags: Kidnapping, Nigeria
Published 2021-02-17 13:24:09 by News Desk in Israel, Palestine
AP, GAZA. The Palestinian Authority sent the first shipment of coronavirus vaccines to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Wednesday, two days after accusing Israel of preventing it from dispatching the doses amid objections from some Israeli lawmakers. Palestinian Health Minister Mai Alkaila said in a statement that the PA sent 2,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, which would go to front-line medical workers. An Associated Press photographer in Gaza saw the shipment arrive midday at the Kerem Shalom crossing. An Israeli defense official had earlier said that authorities approved the delivery, adding that it’s “not in Israel’s interest… Read on ->
Tags: COVID-19, Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Palestine
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