updated 7:33 AM MST, Nov 17, 2017

Lebanese hostages released in Syria

Shia pilgrims abducted in Syria when returning from Iran freed to Turkish authorities

Syrian rebels have released Lebanese hostages kidnapped in northern Syria, an Islamist cleric who brokered their release has said.

"Thanks to God their transfer is complete ... They have been handed to the Turkish authorities," said statement from Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zoaby on Friday.

The office of Lebanese PM Najib Mikati confirmed that the hostages were en route back to Beirut.

"The prime minister received a call from [Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet] Davutoglu [saying] the Lebanese hostages in Syria are well and are on their way to Beirut," an aide to Mikati said.

US cuts Pakistan aid for jailing CIA helper

Senators vote to reduce aid to Islamabad by $33mn in retaliation against jailing of doctor who helped find bin Laden.

Shakeel Afridi, a Pakistani doctor accused of helping the US find Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to 33 years [EPA]
US senators outraged by Pakistan's jailing of a doctor for helping the CIA track down Osama bin Laden have voted to cut aid to Islamabad by $33mn - one million for each year in the doctor's sentence.

Iran is developing its aviation industry

Shahed helicopter has been certified to be mass produced and Iranian made passenger aircraft, Iran-140, has received its flight certificate as sea patrol aircraft

The plane and helicopter have been produced by Iran’s Aviation Industries Organization,IAIO a company that is affiliated to Iran’s Ministry of Defense. The certifications have been issued by Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization, a member of International Civil Aviation Organization, ICAO. The aircraft and helicopter have both civilian and military usages

  Iran’s defense minister says that country’s achievements in these areas send a message of peace

Iran’s defense minister said Iranian air industry experts and young, but experienced scientists are so highly motivated that Iran can now claim it has gained the necessary expertise in designing and producing heavy planes and helicopters

press TV


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