Published in the London newspaper «Al-Sharq al-Ausat» writes that two Russian soldiers were killed in the Syrian province of Deir AZ-Zour in the result of a mortar attack carried out by militants of the terrorist group «Islamic state». One soldier died on the spot, the second died in the hospital. The soldiers presented to the state awards.
The TV channel «al Arabiya» reported that the leadership of the Houthis took the decision to arrest his recent ally – the former President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh. It is alleged that he was planning a coup, thwarted at the last moment. At the request of the leaders of the Houthis, Saleh would be arrested in near future, however, to kill him the authorities do not intend.
The TV channel «al Jazeera» reports that an Iranian court has upheld the sentences of three us citizens and a citizen of Lebanon who have been convicted of espionage. The two Americans also have citizenship of Iran, the third – China. The Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the United States about the inadmissibility of turning the Iranians in American prisons hostage.
The website Arab News interviewed one of the participants of the Hajj – a resident of Gaza Hussein Rayyan. His son Rami, a photographer by profession, was killed by the Israelis. Hussein said that he had tried to dissuade her first child from such a dangerous profession, but he said that his duty was to document the crimes of the Zionists.