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Syrian army Kills Nusra terrorists in Idlib, Hama countryside

Syrian army Kills Nusra terrorists in Idlib, Hama countryside

HAMA, Mar. 04 (Press Shia) – Syrian army and armed forces units, backed by the army air force, on Saturday destroyed gatherings, positions and vehicles of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the countryside of Idlib and Hama.SANA reporter said that the Syrian army air force carried a number of airstrikes over the past few hours against gatherings and positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the...

US drone crashes in eastern Afghan province 

US drone crashes in eastern Afghan province 

KABUL, Mar. 04 (Press Shia) – A pilotless plane of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) coalition forces crashed in Afghanistan's eastern province of Parwan overnight, leaving no casualties, the RS forces said Saturday."A US unmanned aerial system malfunctioned overnight near Bagram Airfield. Forces recovered key parts of the vehicle. No casualties," they twitted. The Bagram Airfield, some 50...

China to address challenges to Sino-US relations

China to address challenges to Sino-US relations

BEIJING, March 4 (Xinhua) - If challenges are posed to China-US relations, China will take them as they come, a spokesperson said at a press conference Saturday.Policy adjustments by the new US administration will impact the world and Sino-US relations, said Fu Ying, spokeswoman for the annual session of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, which will open Sunday. "We...

Sports should provide hope for nation

Sports should provide hope for nation

TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani had hailed sports as a parameter of national glory especially in international competitions.Rouhani addressed a ceremony to honor the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics; “sports belongs to no particular individual, ethnicity or religion, and all Iranians are affected equally by wins by Iranians in the field,” Rouhani noted,...

Iran, Sri Lanka to boost economic ties

Iran, Sri Lanka to boost economic ties

TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament Speaker Larijani has called for an uplift in economic, trade and tourism relations between Iran and Sri Lanka.Speaking at a press conference with his Sri Lankan counterpart, Ali Larijani said “during the meeting with Mr. Karu Jayasuriya, issues related to economic ties and negotiations at an international level were discussed.” He pointed...

3 children killed in terrorist attack in Hama

3 children killed in terrorist attack in Hama

ALEPPO, Mar. 04 (Press Shia) – A number of people were injured an killed by terrorsit attacks on different Syrian cities.A source at Aleppo Police Command told SANA reporter that terrorist organizations fired a rocket shell on al-Zahraa neighborhood in Aleppo city, injuring five persons, including a young girl. In Daraa, terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra targeted with...

S300 successfully test-fired in drill

S300 successfully test-fired in drill

TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Damavand military drill has test-fired S300 air defense system, during which it successfully targeted aerial vehicles flying in the outreach.An undisclosed air defense base was hosting the test-firing operation where a number of military personnel and commanders along with civilian officials attended. The operational phase of the S300 system sought to...

Zarif meets with French finance min.

Zarif meets with French finance min.

مصطفي درايتي عضو شوراي مركزي جبهه مشاركت در خصوص كانديدا شدن نسل دوم انقلاب براي انتخابات رياست جمهوري گفت : طرح اين گونه مسائل قبل از اينكه به دنبال واقعيات هايي باشد ، براي خارج كردن افرادي كه احساس مي كنند با توجه به...

Syrian army chases remnants of ISIL terrorists in Palmyra city

Syrian army chases remnants of ISIL terrorists in Palmyra city

HOMS, Mar. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian army and armed forces units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, continued chasing the remnants of the ISIL terrorists to the east of Tadmur (Palmyra) city, inflicting heavy losses upon them.SANA reporter said that the army units carried out, during the past few hours, intensive operations on the remains of ISIL gatherings in the eastern bounds...

Palmyra’s World Heritage Site not damaged as feared

Palmyra’s World Heritage Site not damaged as feared

MOSCOW, Mar. 04 (Press Shia) – After months of occupation by ISIL terrorists, historians worried that Palmyra’s ancient wonders had been completely destroyed, but the havoc is not as bad as was originally feared, according to Syria’s antiquities chief."We thought the situation would be much worse," Maamoun Abdulkarim said Friday. The historian feared "that there would be eradication, that ...