HM King congratulates President of Somalia

Manama: His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, on his country's Independence Day. Source: Bahrain News Agency

HM King congratulates Burundi President

Manama: His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to His Excellency √Čvariste Ndayishimiye, President of the Republic of Burundi, on his country's Independence Day Source: Bahrain News Agency

Abul Gheit reiterates Arab League’s support of Somalia

Ahmed Abul Gheit, the Arab League Secretary General, reiterated the pan-Arab body's support of Somalia in the face of any pressures or challenges threatening its sovereignty and the integrity of its territories. He also expressed support for all efforts of the federal government in activating national dialogue to materialize the aspirations of the Somali people, the Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported. Abul Gheit made the remarks during a meeting with Ahmed Moallim Fiqi Ahmed, the Somali Foreign Minister, during his stopover in Cairo on Saturday. The talks tackled developments in Somalia and the Horn of Africa region. Source: Bahrain News Agency

ISRAELI RAID TARGETS MARKABA

National News Agency correspondent reported that the Israeli enemy carried out a raid on the town of Markaba this evening. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon

ARAB PARLIAMENT WELCOMES SPAIN’S ACCESSION TO SOUTH AFRICA’S LAWSUIT AGAINST OCCUPYING ENTITY BEFORE INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE COURT

The Arab Parliament welcomed Spain's accession to the lawsuit filed by the Republic of South Africa against the occupying entity before the International Court of Justice for the genocidal war and the massacres it has been committing against the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip and the occupied Palestinian territories since last October. The Arab Parliament added that Spain's accession to this lawsuit represents a victory for the voice of truth and law, and a strengthening of international justice in prosecuting and holding war criminals in the Israeli occupation entity accountable for the crimes of ethnic cleansing they commit against the Palestinian people. It also stressed that this step reflects the world's growing awareness of the racist and criminal nature of the brutal occupation entity, calling on the countries of the world to join this lawsuit and abandon the shameful silence towards the crimes and massacres committed by the occupying entity in the Gaza Strip and the occupied Palestinian territ ories. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon