London’s «al-Rai al-Youm» says that Russia and the US reached an agreement on a ceasefire in Syria. According to the plan, it will enter into force on 27 February and will not be extended to «Islamic state» and «Dzhabhat EN-Nusra». Moscow and Washington will be the co-chairs of the conference on Syria, which will involve 17 countries.
The Syrian news Agency Sana reports that President Bashar al-Assad signed a decree in Syria of the parliamentary elections. They are appointed on 13 April. Will elect 250 deputies. 29 of them will be Damascus, and 20 – Aleppo. About how elections will be held in the territories controlled by opponents of the regime, the Agency said.
Egyptian newspaper «al Ahram» reports on the beginning of the largest doctrines in the history of the Middle East. In the maneuvers «Northern thunder», held in Saudi Arabia, 150.000 soldiers participated, representing 20 Muslim countries in the world. The publication notes that the purpose of the exercise is to curb Iran’s striving for regional hegemony.
Published in Saudi newspaper «Okaz» quoted the Declaration of the government of the Kingdom adopted in the presence of the king. It claims that you should not take the cessation of military aid to Lebanon as a sign of the gap between the two fraternal peoples. The solution binds with the Iranian intervention in the internal Affairs of Arab countries. The paper argues that Hizbullah has actually kidnapped the Lebanese state.
The Agency Maan reported on the statement of the leader of the block «the Zionist camp» of Isaac Herzog. According to the leader of the Israeli opposition, the only way to preserve the Jewish character of Jerusalem – to dissociate itself from its Arab neighbourhoods, 300,000 inhabitants of which hate Israel.