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Nigerian Army vs. Ashura mourners: a narrative of Isalmophobia

Nigerian Army vs. Ashura mourners: a narrative of Isalmophobia

TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – A day earmarked for peaceful processions mourning the death of one of the Prophet Muhammad's grandsons turned into an orgy of blood after Nigerian authorities attacked those taking part.At least 13 fatalities have so far been reported after the army and police targeted Shia Muslim supporters of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria taking part in the annual...

Official Reaffirms Iran’s Backing for Syria

Official Reaffirms Iran’s Backing for Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An adviser to Iran’s parliament speaker reiterated Tehran’s unwavering support for Syria in the fight against terrorism. “We will keep supporting Syria within the axis of resistance strongly and with a loud voice,” former deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Wednesday. Syria has been gripped by civil war since March 2011 with various...

Iran Slams Terrorist Attacks on Afghan Shiites

Iran Slams Terrorist Attacks on Afghan Shiites

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman condemned terrorist attacks in Afghanistan that killed dozens of Shiite Muslims in the province of Balkh and in capital Kabul over the past days. Bahram Qassemi offered condolences to the Afghan government and nation and families of the victims of the terrorist attacks that killed more than 30 Shiite Muslims in Kabul and Balkh....

Terrorist group destroyed in southern province

Terrorist group destroyed in southern province

TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (Press Shia) – Intelligence Minister has said his forces have discovered and thwarted an orchestrated terrorist group in Fars province.Mr. Mahmoud Alavi told reporters Wednesday evening that a Takfiri group had been planning blasts and bombings of public venues in Fars province; “however, people contributed to the success of discovering operation along with the major...

Over 50,000 Iraqi gov't fighters on standby to start liberating Nineveh

Over 50,000 Iraqi gov't fighters on standby to start liberating Nineveh

MOSCOW, Oct. 13 (Press Shia) – More than 50,000 Iraqi government fighters are on a standby to start a military operation to liberate Nineveh province north of Iraq which has been under Daesh jihadist group occupation for the past two years, Nineveh Deputy Governor, Hasan Allaf told Sputnik on Wednesday.Iraq and Syria have been plagued by ISIL since 2014. The terrorist group has seized...

Iran Condemns Attack on Nigerian Shiite Mourners

Iran Condemns Attack on Nigerian Shiite Mourners

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned deadly attacks on Shiite Muslims attending religious mourning processions in Nigeria, stressing the Nigerian government’s responsibility to ensure security for people. Following Wednesday’s attacks on Shiite mourners in Nigeria’s cities of Kaduna and Funtua, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram...

Leader attends Sham-e-ghariban ceremony

Leader attends Sham-e-ghariban ceremony

Leader attends Sham-e-ghariban...

Yemen to be Saudis’ quagmire if war continues

Yemen to be Saudis’ quagmire if war continues

TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Political deputy of President’s office has reacted to Saudi Arabia’s crimes ni Yemen in his twitter account.Political Deputy of President’s Office Hamid Aboutalebi has written that Al Saud should either admit defeat in its invasion of Yemen and stop its aggressions or sink more into quagmire of war crimes. “Fearful of being accused of war crimes...

Rouhani prays for region’s liberation from terror, violence  

Rouhani prays for region’s liberation from terror, violence  

TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (Press Shia) – Attending Ashura mourning processions on Wed., President Rouhani expressed hope that people of Yemen, Syria and Iraq would soon be liberated from the clutches of terrorists and aggressors.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attended Ashura mourning processions held at the holy shrine of Hazrat Abdolazim in Rey County, southern Tehran, on Wednesday. “The beloved...

Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning processions

Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning processions

Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning...