Standing Up for Justice Yields Victory: Iran’s Zarif

Standing Up for Justice Yields Victory: Iran’s Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), saying the third Shiite Imam’s sacrifice carries this message: “standing up for justice yields victory”. “14 centuries have passed since Karbala saw epic martyrdom of Imam Hussein in his seemingly unequal resistance against...

Russia, Iran, Turkey to Continue Talks on Syria’s Idlib: Diplomat

Russia, Iran, Turkey to Continue Talks on Syria’s Idlib: Diplomat

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Russia's Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said Moscow plans to continue talks with Tehran and Ankara on ways to help end the suffering of the Syrian people in the northwestern province of Idlib, the last major terrorist stronghold in the Arab country. Russia, along with other guarantor states of de-escalation zones in Syria, namely Iran and Turkey,...

Indian Police Use Force to Foil Muharram Procession in Kashmir Capital (+Video)

Indian Police Use Force to Foil Muharram Procession in Kashmir Capital (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Indian authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar in order to foil the mourning processions of Shiite mourners who are commemorating martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) in Kashmiri capital. Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday detained dozens of Shiite mourners to prevent them from taking part in a Muharram procession in Batamaloo area of...

18 Yemeni Fishermen Killed in Saudi Air Strikes off Hudaydah Coast

18 Yemeni Fishermen Killed in Saudi Air Strikes off Hudaydah Coast

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi fighter jets, in yet another war crime, bombarded fishing boats of Yemenis off the Arabian Peninsula country’s western coast of Hudaydah, killing 18 fishermen, local reports said. The Saudi-led coalition’s warplanes attacked fishing boats in waters off al-Khokha city, located 90 kilometers (56 miles) south of the provincial capital city of Hudaydah, on...

Terrorist Linked to Iranian Embassy Bombing in Lebanon Arrested: Report

Terrorist Linked to Iranian Embassy Bombing in Lebanon Arrested: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Lebanese Army Intelligence Tuesday evening arrested what local media dubbed "one of the most important terrorists" hiding in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh. Local TV channel LBCI said that the Army arrested Bahaaeddine Hujeir, who had been seeking refuge in Ain al-Hilweh – the country's largest refugee camp.Hujeir is believed to be...

Leaders of Korean Peninsula Sign Joint Statement in Pyongyang (+Video)

Leaders of Korean Peninsula Sign Joint Statement in Pyongyang (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - North and South Korean leaders signed an agreement and joint statement following summit in Pyongyang on Wednesday Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday signed a summit agreement following their second round of talks at the Paekhwawon State Guest House in Pyongyang,...

Terrifying Scenes from Typhoon Mangkhut As It Takes 81 Toll in Philippines (+Video)

Terrifying Scenes from Typhoon Mangkhut As It Takes 81 Toll in Philippines (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Videos showing Typhoon Mangkhut tearing the cities apart in China and Philippines wowed the internet users, as the death toll in the Philippines has climbed to 81 and could grow even more. Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the Philippines' agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains.Since then the...

Firefox Launches VR New Browser Specialized for VR Headsets

Firefox Launches VR New Browser Specialized for VR Headsets

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Mozilla's Firefox has launched new browser named Firefox Reality for virtual reality platforms including Oculus, Daydream, and Viveport. Plans for such a browser were actually announced back in April, but only now can users can enjoy the fruits of the work carried out by Mozilla.Firefox Reality is built from scratch for virtual reality, and the team dedicated a lot of...

Eating Low Quality Foods Linked to Cancer Risk

Eating Low Quality Foods Linked to Cancer Risk

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - New study suggests that a lower nutritional quality is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer. The study, conducted by Mélanie Deschasaux of the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM U1153/Inra/Cnam/Paris 13 University-EREN), France and colleagues, in association with the WHO-IARC, suggests broad potential for the use of...

Sochi Deal on Syria Result of Intensive Responsible Diplomacy: Iran’s UN Envoy

Sochi Deal on Syria Result of Intensive Responsible Diplomacy: Iran’s UN Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo praised a recent deal reached in the Russian resort city of Sochi between Moscow and Ankara to create a buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib, saying it is the outcome of “intensive responsible diplomacy”.   “The Sochi agreement is the result of intensive responsible diplomacy over the last few weeks in...

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