1,250 trucks carrying Turkish exports blocked at Russian border: Shipping association
Some 1,250 trucks transferring Turkish goods have been blocked from entering Russia and are stranded at border posts, a Turkish shipping association says.
Iraqi Forces Succeed in Cutting ISIL Ramadi Supply Lines
Iraqi forces backed by popular forces have made significant progress in isolating Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province that the ISIL overran in May, according to Iraqi officials and local residents.
But there’s no certainty that that means the city will soon be retaken.
Kadyrov Blames Turkey for Executing ‘Western Plan to Destroy Muslim Nations’
The head of the Chechen Republic accused the Turkish authorities of aiding the ISIL terrorist group and taking part clandestinely in Western nations’ plots to weaken and destroy Islam.
Another Palestinian teen is shot and killed by Israeli forces in East Jerusalem
During clashes in East Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers fatally shot on Sunday at night a Palestinian teen in Silwan town. He was identified as Ayman Sameeh al-‘Abbassi, 17, and was said to have been shot with a live round in his chest.
‘There is no justice here in Israel’: Two found guilty of murdering Mohammed Abu Khdeir, but ringleader verdict delayed
An Israeli court today convicted two Jewish minors who abducted and burned Mohammed Abu Khdeir alive in July 2014. The court delayed ruling on the alleged ringleader, 29-year old settler Yosef Haim Ben-David pending an additional psychiatric evaluation. “Frankly I was shocked. I hoped they all would get a punishment,” said the mother of the victim, Suha Abu Khdeir, 45, from her living room hours after the trial ended. “It’s like they burned him again.”