The Palestinian authorities have closed down several newspapers financed by the Hamas terrorist organisation, in Hebron on Friday. According to observers in the Egyptian capital, these moves once again showed Palestine's readiness to continue the fight against extremist groups. The closure came when US special Middle East envoy Anthony Zinni arrived in Israel and the Palestinian National Authority for a second time. He met Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon and foreign and defence ministers. The US representative will soon leave for Ramallah to meet Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18