The Syrian news Agency SANA quoted President Bashar al-Assad. The head of state said that Syria, with the support of Russia and Iran, is close to victory over the «Islamic state», adding that the worst is over. He also accused Western countries, the Gulf States and Turkey of supporting terrorism.
Newspaper Jordan Times writes that Jordanian border guards foiled an attempt of breakthrough of terrorists from Syrian territory. Three militants were killed, several guards were injured. The newspaper reminds that a year ago in the same area of the «Islamic state» has used a car bomb. Seven soldiers were killed and 13 soldiers were injured.
Published in the London newspaper «al-Hayat» tells about the past in the Cairo talks, the foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel al-Jubeir and his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh shoukry. During the meeting they discussed bilateral relations, the situation in Yemen and Syria, as well as the need for stabilization in Libya.
The Hamas website «Palestinian information center» says the statement by one of the leaders of Fatah, Jibril Rajoub, recognize the right of Jews to the wailing Wall. Allegedly, the statement shows the willingness of Fatah to commit a crime against its own people to curry favor with Jewish masters.