The newspaper «Ash-shark al-Ausat» writes about the missile strike inflicted by the Russian army on the positions of opponents of the Syrian regime. It involved not only combat ships, but bombers. According to the publication, attacked the army of free Syria to the North-East of Raqqa, where the moderate opposition to confront the Iranian militias.
The TV channel «al Arabiya» reports that foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized one of the leaders of the Iranian conservatives, Mahmoud Nubian. He said that «Pro-Western» government signed with the USA a deal: Tehran will give the commander of the division «al-Kuds» Qassem Soleimani, Washington will lift sanctions and significantly expand economic cooperation.
The Agency Maan reported that the government of the Palestinian national authority intends to hold municipal elections in the Gaza strip – despite the boycott of Hamas. Also elections will be held in 66 cities and local councils in the West Bank. The main elections were held on may 13. How exactly the elections will be held in Gaza is unclear.
The website Gulf News talks about the verdict of the six citizens of Bangladesh. The men, aged between 25 and 44 years is a long time to raped two citizens of Indonesia and forced them into prostitution. One of them trying to escape, jumped out the window and died. Defendants sentenced to life imprisonment.