(EDITOR’S NOTE: As the usurping Zionist entity and the Saudi-backed Sisi regime tighten the criminal siege on Gaza, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela’s genuine, generous acts of solidarity could not have come at a more opportune time. Yet another reminder that President Nicolas Maduro and the beautiful Venezuelan people are more Arab than the regimes in the GCC, Jordan and Cairo will ever be. ~ Jonathan Azaziah)
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Venezuela will sent 10 tons of humanitarian aid and medical equipment for the war-torn Gaza Strip on Sunday, the Palestinian embassy in Caracas said in a statement.
A plane will carry the aid from Caracas to the Amman airport on Sunday, and the same plane will bring 100 Palestinian students who have been granted scholarships to study in Venezuela to the country, the statement said. Continue reading Venezuela to send humanitarian aid to Gaza
Leaked audio recordings have revealed that the US government allowed police to establish a no-fly zone over Ferguson, Missouri, following the August killing of an unarmed African-American teenager by police.
The recordings show the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) restricted the airspace above the city to stop media helicopters from recording news footage during the protests in August. Continue reading US police established no-fly zone over Ferguson
Pyongyang is modernizing once obtained decommissioned Soviet diesel submarine capable of carrying ballistic missiles either for active service or as a test bench for constructing a similar sub of its own, South Korean government sources say.
North Korea “imported a Soviet-era Golf-class diesel submarine and modified it,” Yonhap news agency has reported, citing a government source. Continue reading DPRK launches upgraded Soviet-era ballistic missile submarine – report
Moscow, SANA – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all of Russia stressed the support of the Russian Orthodox Church and the entire people of Russia for Syria in its battle against the international terrorism forces.
The Patriarch’s stress of solidarity was voiced during his meeting with Syria’s Mufti Ahmad Badr-Eddin Hassoun who is on a visit to Moscow. Continue reading Patriarch Kirill of Moscow: Syria must remain unified
Weekend bombings in the Baghdad area killed at least 36 people, just days ahead of major Shia religious commemorations that face significant danger from militants, security and medical officials said.
A car bomb targeting Shia pilgrims killed 12 people in Baghdad on Sunday, police and hospital sources said. Continue reading Bombings targeting pilgrims heading to Karbala leave 36 dead
by Jake Johnston and Stephan Lefebvre, Center For Economic and Policy Research
On October 12, Bolivians will go to the polls to choose their next president for a five-year term. Recent polling suggests that the incumbent, Evo Morales, will obtain a decisive first-round victory over his closest opponent, Samuel Doria Medina. Below are ten graphs on economic and social developments since Evo’s election in 2005 that help explain the strong support for his re-election. Continue reading Bolivia’s Economy Under Evo in 10 Graphs
Damascus, SANA – Regional Leadership of al-Baath Arab Socialist Party reiterated Syria’s permanent and principled stance in support for the Palestinian people’s right of self-determination, establish their independent state with Jerusalem as its capital and maintain the right to return Homeland.
In a statement on the 97th anniversary of the ominous Balfour Declaration, the Party’s leadership stressed that Palestine will remain the essence of the pan-Arab cause and the central issue of the Syrian people. Continue reading Al-Baath Arab Socialist Party: Palestine will remain Syria’s central issue
The secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights says the propaganda campaign launched by Western media is to blame for the recent execution of a convicted Iranian woman. Continue reading West media blitz to blame for Jabbari execution: Iran official
Argentina’s President Cristina Kirchner has warned the United States against the serious consequences of what she called US officials’ slandering Buenos Aires over its debts.
In a harsh five-page letter on Friday, the Argentina president criticized US President Barack Obama’s choice of hire for a high-level advisory position in his administration. Continue reading Argentina warns US against slandering Buenos Aires over debts