Al-Manar TV Lebanon Al-Manar TV Lebanon Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 12 in North Baghdad A suicide bomber struck near a checkpoint in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi security and medical officials said. Iran Condemns Kabul Twin Blasts, Urges Unity Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned twin bomb attacks by the ISIL group that ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in the Afghan capital, killing at least 80. Dozens Killed, Injured in Kabul Bomb Blasts A powerful explosion Saturday ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in Kabul who had gathered to protest over a power line, killing at least 61 people and leaving 207 others wounded Syrian Army Forces Attack Nusra Front Terrorists in Daraa Syrian army forces carried out on Saturday a military operation against al-Nusra front in al-Kark neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad area in Daraa Province Gunmen Assassinate Muslim Clergyman in Southern Yemen Unidentified armed man have shot and killed a Muslim clergyman in Yemen’s port city of Aden on a day which also featured fresh Saudi bombardments, leaving some people dead Latest on Tel Aviv-Riyadh Links: Saudi General Meets Officials in ‘Israel’ A well-connected retired Saudi General Anwar Eshki visited the Zionist entity this week and met with Israeli officials, in the latest indication of growing links between Tel Aviv and Riyadh which has come to light in recent months Saudi Executions Exceed 100 This Year Saudi authorities on Friday executed a national convicted of ‘murdering a compatriot’, in the 101st execution of the year in the ultra-conservative kingdom Doomed EgyptAir Flight Broke up Midair after Fire An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit Arsal Municipality Imposes Night Curfew on Syrian Refugees The restive northeastern border town of Arsal has decided to impose a nighttime curfew on Syrian refugees Death Toll from Terrorist Attacks in Aleppo City Rises to 11, 44 Injured Eleven civilians were killed, among them a child and two women, while 44 others were injured in terrorist attacks with rocket shells and sniper bullets on neighborhoods and the public facilities in Aleppo city on Friday Iran Condemns Munich Mall Attack Iran Saturday condemned a shooting spree at a busy shopping center in Munich by a teenage German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people before committing suicide Iran Censures Saudi FM for ‘Baseless’ Remarks Iran’s Foreign Ministry has censured Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir for his “ludicrous, baseless and repetitious” allegations against the Islamic Republic Turkey Arrests nearly 300 Presidential Guards after Failed Coup Turkish authorities have arrested 283 members of the presidential guard of Recep Tayyip Erdogan over alleged affiliation to the last week’s failed coup Syrian Army Controls Harira Town in Damascus Countryside A Syrian army unit, backed by supporting forces, on Friday restored stability and security to Harira town in Wadi Barada in Damascus Countryside after killing a number of terrorists and destroying 3 armored vehicles Multiple Deaths at Shooting Rampage in German Shopping Mall: Police Police have closed off a wide area around a large Munich shopping center after shots were fired, a spokeswoman for the police said on Friday. Turkey Restores Power to Air Base Used by anti-ISIL Coalition The Incirlik air base in Turkey, used by the US-led coalition for air strikes against the ISIL group, has power again for the first time since last week’s coup attempt, the US military said Friday. Oil Prices Edge Higher Oil prices edged higher Friday, rebounding from two-month lows caused by a lingering global supply glut. Turkey Urges US to Act ’Decisively’ regarding Gulen Extradition Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu calls for a "decisive" action by the United States with regard to the extradition of opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of orchestrating coup. Germany Hits back at Trump: Collective Defense Main Duty of NATO Germany on Friday stressed its promise to protect its NATO allies after White House hopeful Donald Trump called the commitment into question. Lebanese Army: Two Turkish Boats Entered Lebanon Legally Lebanese Army Command’s Guidance Directorate on Friday issued a statement saying that the two Turkish boats that entered Lebanon few days ago were legal and not carrying prohibited materials US Committed to Pursuing Syria Plan Agreed Upon by Lavrov, Kerry Washington is committed to make further advances on the measures to settle the Syria crisis agreed by US State Secretary John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, US State Department spokesman John Kirby told Sputnik Hollande: French Artillery to Join Iraqi Army in Fight against ISIL France will send Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to assist US-led anti-ISIL coalition in Iraq and Syria in September, French President Francois Hollande was quoted by Sputnik news agency as saying. Bahrain Crackdown on Shia Goes on: Authorities Ban Friday Prayers in Diraz Bahraini regime’s crackdown on Shia goes on with authorities banning major Friday prayers in the country, as the protests outside house of Ayatollah Sheikh Issa al-Qassem enter its second month. De Mistura Hopes Resumption of Syria Peace Talks during Geneva Meeting The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria hopes that a Geneva meeting next week with US and Russian officials will pave the way for a resumption of peace talks between the warring parties. Key Survey Sees UK Economy Shrinking after Brexit Vote British business activity sank in July to its lowest level since April 2009, a survey showed Friday in the first indication of economic contraction since the shock EU exit vote.