Japan Worried About Major Assault in Syria

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Refugees in Idlib

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Japanese government said on Monday that it is “deeply concerned” about the possibility of a large-scale military conflict in Idlib province in northwest Syria. The statement came as the Syrian government, with backing from Russia and Iran, has reportedly begun a major assault on the area.

“As there is a large number of civilians including IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons) in the area, if conflict erupts, further deterioration of the humanitarian situation s...

Japan Denounces Israeli Construction Plans for the West Bank

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japan ‘deeply deplores’ Israeli plans to construct more than 1,000 homes in settlements in the West Bank. It also branded Israel as a country violating international law and blocking the Middle East peace process.

“Settlement activities are in violation of international law and Japan has repeatedly called upon the Government of Israel to fully freeze settlement activities,” said a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo.

The statement came on...

UAE President Khalifa Receives Crown Prince in New Photos, Video

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Dubai - (PanOrient News) The president of the United Arab Emirates, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed , received the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed, on Wednesday for the occasion of Eid Al Adha, a holiday celebrated by Muslims. This is one of rare chance in years that photos and video have been released by the UAE national media of Sheikh Khalifa, who has been being treated for poor health.

The meeting, held at the president’s residence in Evian, France, was also attended by t...