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Theresa May Accepted £3,000 In Donations From Ex-Russian Defence Chief A Fortnight After Salisbury Attack
The UK Prime Minister has accepted more than £200,000 in donations from a former Russian defence chief since becoming PM.

While Theresa May promised to distance herself from Moscow-linked donors when she took office, in the 23 months since then, the Tories have pocketed £201,000 from Alexander Temerko, an ex-chairman of an agency in the …

Le Figaro revealed: French special forces on the ground in Yemen
French special forces are present on the ground in Yemen with forces from the United Arab Emirates, French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Saturday, citing two military sources.

The newspaper gave no further information about their activities. The Defence Ministry was not immediately available for comment, but its usual policy is not to comment on special forces’ operations. A French parliamentary source recently …

Sinn Féin to consider motion urging Irish boycott of Eurovision in Israel
Sinn Féin will consider a motion this weekend calling on RTÉ and the Irish government to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest next year, which is set to be held in Israel, reported TheJournal.ie.

The motion, which calls for the boycott in light of “Israel’s ongoing and grievous violations of international law and international humanitarian law” and the “apartheid policies being applied to the Palestinian people”, is reportedly expected …

Assad says he’s open to establishing Iranian bases in Syria
In an interview with, Arabic news channel Al-Alam, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed a wide range of issues, including the Iranian presence in the southern part of his country and the possibility of visiting Tehran soon.

The interview started with questions about southern Syria, which has become contentious and a source of media speculation regarding stories about the possibility of Russia-Israel negotiations to block Iranians from having a presence anywhere in that …

Popular Committees thwart attempts to infiltrate the terrorists “Front Nasra” to the towns of Fawa and Kafriya
The Popular Committees, in cooperation with the residents, attacked the terrorist organizations of the Front Nasra and its affiliated groups to the villages of Al-Fawa and Kafriya in the northern Idlib countryside.

Sources told SANA that the Popular Committees had eliminated terrorists from the organization “Front Nasra” and associated groups tried at dawn today to infiltrate and assault on the people of the towns of Fu’a and …