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Over 1,700 Yellow Vest Protesters Arrested in France

At least 1,700 protesters have been arrested in the latest round of nationwide “Yellow Vest” rallies across France, where angry demonstrators took to the streets for the fourth consecutive week to express their outrage against President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies.

Yellow Vest Protests Force Macron to Suspend Fuel Tax Hikes

After several weeks of violent protests across France, particularly those in Paris which turned the capital into a battle zone, President Emmanuel Macron finally buckled and announced his government will suspend a controversial fuel duty rise.

Syria Air Defence Downs Hostile Targets after Israeli Aggression

Syria has shot down "hostile targets" following an Israeli attack south of the capital Damascus and foiled its goals despite the "intensity of the aggression," state media said on Friday.

Paris Turns into Gaza as Protesters Clash with Riot Police (+Video)

The Champs-Élysées Avenue in Paris seemed more like the Gaza Strip on Saturday as French protesters with “yellow vests” threw stones at riot police forces, who used tear gas to disperse the demonstrators outraged by fuel price hikes and President Emmanuel Macron’s policies.

Iran Condemns Terrorist Blast, Consulate Attack in Pakistan

Iran has strongly denounced a bomb explosion at a market in northwestern Pakistan and a separate attempt to attack the Chinese consulate in Karachi.

Iran, UN Discuss Humanitarian Catastrophe in Yemen

Senior Advisor to Iran’s Foreign Minister in Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and the UN’s Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Partnerships in the Middle East and Central Asia Rashid Khalikov have discussed the Yemen Crisis in Tehran.

Israel Razes to Ground Hamas TV Channel’s HQ in Gaza

The headquarters of Al-Aqsa TV station run by the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas was razed to the ground on Monday in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza amid a fresh round of violence in the besieged enclave, which the world blames on the Israeli forces.

Iran Sympathises with Afghanistan over Kabul Attack

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed regret over a deadly suicide attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul, which killed and injured dozens of people.
Bahram Qassemi

Saudi-led Coalition Intensifies Attacks to Impede Yemen Talks: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has lashed out at the Saudi-led coalition for intensifying its attacks on the Yemeni civilians, particularly in the port city of Hudaydah, saying the attacks are aimed at blocking the Yemeni-Yemeni talks.

US, France Call for Immediate End to Yemen War

The US secretaries of state and defence as well as the French defence minister have called for an immediate cessation of the devastating war in Yemen, which was launched by Saudi Arabia and its allies since 2015.

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