Turkey Says to ‘Reveal Whatever Happened’ in Khashoggi Death

Turkey Says to ‘Reveal Whatever Happened’ in Khashoggi Death

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkey vowed Saturday to reveal all details of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Saudi Arabia admitted he was killed at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, state media reported. "Turkey will reveal whatever had happened. Nobody should ever doubt about it," said Omer Celik, spokesman for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), AFP...

Suspension of FATF’s Action against Iran Helpful for EU Financial Mechanism: VP

Suspension of FATF’s Action against Iran Helpful for EU Financial Mechanism: VP

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s vice president for legal affairs hailed the Financial Action Task Force’s decision to extend suspension of counter-measures against Tehran, saying it would do a big favor to a European Union-proposed payment system for sustained trade with Iran under US sanctions. In comments on Saturday, La'ya Joneidi described the FATF’s move to extend...

IRGC Commander Urges Services for Pakistani Arbaeen Pilgrims

IRGC Commander Urges Services for Pakistani Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari ordered IRGC forces in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan to provide services for Pakistani pilgrims passing through Iran to Iraq for Arbaeen pilgrimage. In an order on Saturday addressed to Commander of the IRGC’s Salman Unit in Sistan and...

Over 60 Civilians Killed in US-Led Airstrikes in Deir Ez-Zor: Report

Over 60 Civilians Killed in US-Led Airstrikes in Deir Ez-Zor: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least 62 civilians have been killed in a US air force attack on two villages near Syria’s Deir ez-Zor city, Syrian state news agency SANA reported. The airstrikes, which targeted the villages of Sousse and Bubradan, also injured a number of civilians, according to the report.The US and its allies have been bombarding what they call Daesh positions inside Syria since...

India’s Amritsar Train Accident Kills over 60 (+Video)

India’s Amritsar Train Accident Kills over 60 (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least 61 people were killed and more than 100 injured after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India's northern Punjab state on Friday. The victims were standing on the railroad tracks watching celebrations for Dusshera, a Hindu festival marking the triumph of good over evil. People did not hear the train approach as they watched a firecracker-filled effigy...

Iran’s Top General Urges Pakistan to Secure Release of Kidnapped Border Guards

Iran’s Top General Urges Pakistan to Secure Release of Kidnapped Border Guards

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri called on Pakistan to push for the release of the Iranian border guards who have been kidnapped at a border post and taken into Pakistan. In a telephone conversation with Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday, Major General Baqeri reminded...

Scientists Develop New Quantum Circuit

Scientists Develop New Quantum Circuit

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Scientists demonstrated for the first time that quantum computers do indeed offer advantages over conventional computers. They developed a quantum circuit that can solve a problem that is unsolvable using any equivalent classical circuit.Why should quantum computers be faster?Conventional computers obey the laws of classical physics. They rely on the binary numbers 0 and...

Iran’s Roads Minister Resigns

Iran’s Roads Minister Resigns

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi released his resignation letter to the public on Saturday. In the letter, dated September 1 and addressed to President Hassan Rouhani, Akhoundi announced his resignation and asked the president to accept his decision.The Rouhani administration plans to introduce to parliament its candidates for...

Iran MPs to Discuss Abducted Border Guards’ Case in Closed Session

Iran MPs to Discuss Abducted Border Guards’ Case in Closed Session

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s lawmakers will attend a closed session of parliament on Sunday to discuss the circumstances around the recent abduction of a number of border guards by Takfiri terrorists near the Pakistani border. The closed session of the parliament is slated to be held prior to an open session on Sunday morning with several security and military officials in attendance.During...

Saudi-Backed Militants Suffer Losses in Yemen’s Jawf

Saudi-Backed Militants Suffer Losses in Yemen’s Jawf

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni forces and fighters from popular committees stepped up their attack agaisnt Saudi-paid mercenaries in Jawf, killing and injuring scores of them in the northern province. Dozens of Saudi-sponsored militants were killed in an offensive by Yemeni troops on their gatherings in al-Ghil district in Jawf province, a military official, speaking on condition of anonymity,...

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