The London newspaper «al-Hayat» published material that can testify to close contacts between Russia and the moderate Syrian opposition. According to the publication, at the conference in Sochi, Russian representatives encouraged the opponents of Assad to seek a new Constitution – because this may be grounds for regime change.
The Agency Maan reports that UNRWA announces the fundraiser for the emergency assistance to the Palestinians in the Gaza strip, Syria and the West Bank. The conference sponsors plan to raise $ 800 million. According to the publication, in Syria is about 400,000 Palestinian refugees.
Published in the Egyptian newspaper «al-Ahram» quoted the President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi, who said he would not allow «hostile forces» to thwart the election process. He warned that will not admit repetition of events of seven years ago, alluding to the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak. A day earlier, several opposition politicians called for a boycott of the elections.
The TV channel «al-Dzhazira» tells that on February 1, the world celebrated the international day of hijab. It was installed living in the U.S. Muslim activist Nazmi Khan. The publication notes that the traditional headscarf – not just the headpiece, and the testimony of close relations bearing his woman with the values of Islam.