Ibb University in short film competition

Ibb University Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Ahmed Abu Lahoum, reviewed the filming work for the short film ‘The End of Table,’ which is being prepared by a group of students from Computer and Information Technology Center at the university.

The production of the film comes in preparation for the university students’ participation in the competitive artistic competition between Yemeni universities for short films.

Source: Yemen News Agency


The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, met yesterday with the French President’s Special Envoy, Paul Soler, and the French Ambassador to Libya, Mostafa Mihraje.

Bathily and Soler discussed the political, security, and economic situation in Libya, ways to support Libyans in reaching a political agreement leading to unified institutions and the holding of elections, and developments in the national reconciliation process and reconstruction efforts in eastern Libya.

‘We agreed on the need for Libya’s regional and international partners to fulfill their duty in facilitating a durable solution that ends the status quo and prevents Libya from sliding into another protracted conflict, which might put Libya’s territorial integrity at high risk,’ Bathily said in a tweet.

They also reviewed the national reconciliation process and reconstruction efforts in eastern Libya, stressing the need for a unified approach that prioritizes the needs of the affected population and en
joys the trust and support of all, including international partners.

Source: Libyan News Agency

Damascus, SANA – Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad , met with his Iranian counterpart, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, in Damascus.

In a press conference held by the two sides following the meeting, Minister Mikdad said ‘The Iranian delegation held detailed discussions with President Bashar al-Assad, which dealt with all developments in the region, especially the heroic steadfastness of our people in the Gaza Strip,’.

Minister Mikdad said that the views of our two countries are identical in the support that must be provided to our people in the Gaza Strip in the face of genocide committed by the Israeli occupation’.

Mikdad stressed the need for the American and Turkish occupation forces to leave Syrian territory, stressing that the crimes committed by these forces are crimes against humanity and they must be held accountable for them.

The minister said that the repeated aggressions by the Zionist entity on Syrian lands were caused by Syrian resistance to this entity and its plans since its establi
shment on the land of Palestine.

For his part, Abdollahian said ‘I discussed with President al-Assad the latest developments in the region and regional and international issues, and there is a will among the leadership of our two countries to achieve remarkable progress in cooperation in various economic, commercial and industrial fields.’.

Abdollahian added: ‘I conveyed an official invitation from Ebrahim Raisi to President Assad to visit Iran.’.

The Iranian Minster condemned the illegal presence of the US forces on Syrian territory, expressing his condolences to the Syrian people for the victims of the recent American aggression.

Abdollahian affirmed his country’s rejection of the Zionist entity’s plans to forcibly displace the Palestinian people from the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, stressing that this entity’s attacks in the region will not remain unanswered.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon


President Bashar al-Assad received Sunday Hossein Amir Abdollahian, the Iranian Foreign Minister, and the talks dealt with bilateral relations and developments in the region.

His excellency considered that the US stance towards the ongoing Israeli aggression on Gaza Strip threatens of the expansion of conflict by continuing to provide the Zionist entity with lethal weapons and Washington’s aggressions, in addition to the American attacks in various parts of the Middle East.

President Al-Assad said that ‘the Zionist entity and the West are in trouble today, and the West is now required to save that entity, and Israel’s escalation in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon is nothing but an attempt to get out of this trouble.

President al-Assad stressed ‘ it was our duty to stand by the Palestinian people in our utmost energies, as what has been achieved by the Palestinian people during Israel’s recent aggression on Gaza has not been achieved since the start of the Palestinian issue.

‘ The Zionist entity didn’t stop a
t committing such a terrible amount of crimes against the Palestinian people in its ongoing aggression on Gaza, but it is preparing to complete it crimes in Rafah, while the relevant international institutions, notably the Security Council, were unable to stop those massacres.’ the President added.

Later, President al-Assad discussed with Abdullahian the bilateral political and economic relations between the two countries, the Israeli attacks on Syrian territory, and developments in the region.

Abdullahian in turn, said that the issue of Gaza is now considered as the main issue not only at the regional level but also at the international level, noting that Syria is on the front lines in supporting the Palestinian people and their issue.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon


Egypt warned the Hamas movement of the necessity of reaching an agreement regarding hostages in exchange for a ceasefire with the Israeli occupation army within two weeks, otherwise the Israeli army will conduct a maneuver in Rafah, according to the Wall Street Journal.

According to Sky News Arabia, Al-Aqsa TV affiliated with the Hamas movement, quoting a senior leader in the movement, said on Sunday that ‘any ground attack by the Israeli enemy army on the border city of Rafah in the Gaza Strip means torpedoing the exchange negotiations.’

He added: “Netanyahu is trying to evade the entitlements of the exchange deal, by committing genocide and a new humanitarian disaster in Rafah.”

The New York Times quoted a senior Western diplomat in Cairo as saying, ‘Egyptian officials urged their Western counterparts to inform the occupation army that they consider any move to force Gazans to cross into Sinai as a violation that would effectively suspend the 1979 peace treaty.’

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon