The TV channel «Hezbollah» «al-Manar» published a heartfelt obituary «the oldest of the political prisoners who fought for the freedom of Palestine,» Samir Kuntar. «Al-Manar» notes that Kuntar, in his youth, embarked on the path of struggle, had spent the best years of his life in Israeli prisons. Freed, he returned to the path of Jihad. It is noted that his life and heroic death are an example to all Arabs.
The TV channel «al Arabiya» reported exchange of blows between Hizbullah and Israel, following the elimination in the suburbs of Damascus, Samir Kuntar. Shiite group fired at Israel, several rockets that fell in open areas. In response, Israeli artillery shelled South Lebanon. Nine shells also did not cause harm. The channel notes that after the Second Lebanon war on the border generally followed a lull.
Newspaper Jordan Times informs readers that the government of Iraq has provided residents with controlled «Islamic state» of Ramadi to flee the city. In leaflets scattered from airplanes, it is reported that people are under 72 hours and that civilians should be in possession of the documents. The army plans to launch an assault on Ramadi, where he dug about 300 militants of the IG.
The London newspaper «al-Sharq al-Awsat» newspaper writes that Azerbaijan and Tajikistan are considering the proposal of Saudi Arabia to join the Kingdom’s counter-terrorism Muslim Union. It is reported that in January, Riyadh, will visit the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, and the question of cooperation in the fight against terror will be one of the main negotiations.
Palestinian newspaper «al-Hayat al-Jarida» writes that, despite the approaching Christmas, in Bethlehem there is no influx of tourists. According to the local guides, the two main reasons for this – the situation in the security sector and the reduction in the number of tourists from Russia after a plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula.