Saturday, May 30
Latest News
  1. Australia calls for greater cooperation on returning IS fighters
  2. AFP: Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo
  3. Sources: Vice president of Burundi election commission flees country
  4. Kerry, Zarif launch key nuclear talks in Geneva
  5. Yemen's Saleh says Saudi offered him 'millions' to fight Houthis
  6. Silk Road mastermind sentenced to life in prison
  7. Officials: at least 19 killed in Pakistan as gunmen attack bus
  8. Obama urges Congress to stop security measures lapsing
  9. Turkish daily accuses government of sending arms to Syrian rebels
  10. Coastguard: more than 3,300 migrants rescued in Med Friday, 17 dead
  11. US demands immediate halt to South China Sea reclamations
  12. IS bombs second Saudi Shiite mosque, killing 3
  13. Foreign fighters switching tactics to reach Syria, Iraq
  14. Monitor: Christian beheads Sunni militant in Syria revenge killing
  15. Tripoli govt : IS seizes control of airport in Libya's Sirte
  16. Yemen's Saleh says Saudi offered him 'millions' to fight Houthis
  17. Netanyahu delight as Palestine withdraw bid to oust Israel from FIFA
  18. IS bombs second Saudi Shiite mosque, killing 3
  19. FIFA congress reconvenes after bomb threat
  20. Muhammadu Buhari sworn in as president of Nigeria

Al Yasser Brigades praise Abbas for taking control of Rafah Crossing

April 12, 2006 4:05 P.M. (Updated: April 12, 2006 4:05 P.M.)
Rafah-Ma'an-The Al-Yasser Brigades, the military wing of the Fatah Movement, praised the decision of the PA President, Mahmoud Abbas to take control of the Rafah Border Crossing and transfer all authority related to the crossing to the Presidency.

The spokesman for the Brigades, Al Mutasim Billah, confirmed the independence of the crossing and said that Abbas's decision will improve the situation at the crossing.

Al Mutasim denied any involvement of the Brigades in the shooting that took place near the gate of the crossing, in which armed Palestinians called for the continuation of the resistance against the Israeli occupation until the liberation of Palestine.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015