The Israeli occupation troops arrested Monday 22 Palestinians in different areas of the West bank.The occupation forces stormed several towns in Ramallah, Bethlehem, Nablus, Tulkarm and Jericho, and they arrested 22 Palestinians, according to Palestinian media outlets.For the 22nd day in a row, the occupation forces have continued to close the two main entrances to al-Mughayyir town and prevent citizens from entering or leaving it.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency
Czech magazine, Lidé a zeme, (People and Countries) specialized in tourism has published a photo report on soap industry in Aleppo city.“Aleppo laurel soap is the oldest of its kind in the world, and this industry has recovered after the damage inflicted on it during the terrorist war,” Czech orientalist, Dr. Lenka Hrabalova, who prepared the report said.Hrabalova added that the laurel soap has become a symbol of Aleppo city and is an important part of its industry and economy.Hrabalova went on saying that although Romans knew soap, but Europeans discovered it only during the Crusades in the Middle East.She noted that laurel oil is what makes soap of Aleppo famous worldwide.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency
NNA - The commander of Ukraine's ground forces, Oleksandr Syrskyi, said on Monday that Ukrainian forces continued "moving forward" near Bakhmut. Syrskyi said that Ukrainian forces were successful in destroying a Russian position near the city. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon
NNA - House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Monday received at the Second Presidency in Ain El-Tineh, Caretaker Minister of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Abbas Al-Halabi, with whom he discussed the current educational situation. On emerging, Minister al-Halabi said: "The meeting with the Speaker, as usual, was very useful and I briefed him on the atmosphere of work at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education on the eve of holding the official exams. I informed the Speaker that these exams will take place on time, contrary to what is being circulated by some media." Separately, Speaker Berri met with MP Ahmed Khair, with whom he discussed the current general situation, the latest political developments and legislative affairs. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon
The warplanes bombed locations of ISIS terrorist cells between the governorates of Diyala and Salah al-Din.A security source told the correspondent of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "The warplanes bombed / 3 / locations of ISIS cells in Al-Zarka Basin, between the governorates of Diyala and Salah Al-Din."He added: "The extent of the human and material losses of ISIS has not been known yet."Source: National Iraqi News Agency
Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein announced that he had signed a memorandum of understanding with his Pakistani counterpart on the exemption from entry visas for diplomats, and another between the Minister of Culture and the Pakistani minister in the aspect of cultural cooperation.He said in a press conference with his Pakistani counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari: "In our discussions, we touched on the situation in the region and the situation in Afghanistan and its impact on Iran and Pakistan and how to work together to besiege any kind of security issues and joint work to reach understandings on these issues."He added, "We look forward to strong future relations with Pakistan, and we look forward to other visits to Iraq."Hussein affirmed: "The relations with Pakistan are strong and are not l...