UN Launches Aid Delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians

UN Launches Aid Delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The United Nations said it began delivering aid to hundreds of thousands of Syrians through the Jaber-Nassib border crossing with Jordan, which reopened two months ago. - World news - In total, “369 trucks carrying 11,200 metric tons of ... assistance for over 650,000 people” will be involved in the four-week operation, the UN’s humanitarian...

UN Eyes 2019 Yemen Peace Talks

UN Eyes 2019 Yemen Peace Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Another round of talks on the Saudi-led war on Yemen will likely take place in the coming months, sources said, as warring parties met for UN-sponsored talks in Sweden. - World news - The Sweden initiative marks the first meeting between the two sides since the 2016 breakdown of talks to end the Saudi war, which has claimed more than 15,000 lives since 2015 when the...

Iran’s Velayati: Ending Bloodshed among Muslims Imperative

Iran’s Velayati: Ending Bloodshed among Muslims Imperative

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, expressed deep concern about the ongoing conflicts in the Muslim world and said putting an end to the bloodshed among Muslims is an Islamic-human duty. - Politics news - Addressing the first meeting of the Central Council of the World Conference on Lovers of Ahl al-Bayt...

Qatar Rift Overshadows Riyadh Summit as Emir Stays Away

Qatar Rift Overshadows Riyadh Summit as Emir Stays Away

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Persian Gulf Arab summit called for regional unity as Bahrain and Qatar traded barbs over the Qatari emir’s decision not to attend the gathering in Saudi Arabia on Sunday in a sign that a row between Doha and its neighbors is still festering. - World news - Qatar sent its state minister for foreign affairs to the annual one-day summit, which was overshadowed...

Iran’s President: OPEC Deal Yet Another Defeat for US

Iran’s President: OPEC Deal Yet Another Defeat for US

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ recent agreement in Vienna marked a new defeat for the US and thwarted its intrusive plots. - Politics news - “Despite the Americans’ attempt to interfere in OPEC’s affairs and their efforts to upset the balance of oil supplies, their plot was...

Saudi FM Rules Out Extraditing Suspects in Khashoggi Case

Saudi FM Rules Out Extraditing Suspects in Khashoggi Case

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister ruled out the extradition of suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Istanbul’s chief prosecutor filed warrants for the arrest of two former senior Saudi officials. - World news - Turkish officials said last week that the prosecutor’s office had concluded there was “strong suspicion” that Saud...

Syrian Army Resumes Offensive against Militant in Northern Hama (+Video)

Syrian Army Resumes Offensive against Militant in Northern Hama (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Syrian army forces have resumed their offensive against terrorists in northern Hama since yesterday, striking their positions near the towns of Al-Latamnah and Zakat. - World news - Syrian military report indicated that the army is reportedly hammerig the positions of of Jeish Al-Izza terrorists near Latamanah, inflicting heavy casualties on the group in northern Hama.The...

Yellow West Protests Merge with Chaos in Brussels (+Videos)

Yellow West Protests Merge with Chaos in Brussels (+Videos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Brussels police arrested as many as 450 people in yellow vest protests in the Belgian capital on Saturday, as demonstrations descended into chaos and destruction. - World news - Yellow vest' protests turned violent as demonstrators marched on the streets of the Belgian capital.Police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters who tried to gain access to blockaded...

UN Envoy Commends Positive Spirit in Yemen Peace Talks

UN Envoy Commends Positive Spirit in Yemen Peace Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The UN special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, commended the positive spirit the two parties are demonstrating at talks underway in Sweden in the pursuit of peace in Yemen. - World news - “The two parties are engaged in a serious and constructive way in discussing the details of confidence-building measures, the reduction of violence, and the framework for...

Iran Fully Backs UN Mission for Peace in Yemen: Spokesman

Iran Fully Backs UN Mission for Peace in Yemen: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the country has announced its “full support” for the United Nations’ efforts for ending the protracted war on Yemen. - Politics news - “The Stockholm consultations are of Yemeni-Yemeni nature and the Islamic Republic of Iran has emphasized the need for Yemeni-Yemeni dialogue without the interference of...

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