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Israeli Occupation Epicenter of Global Human Rights Abuses: UK-Based Analyst

Israeli Occupation Epicenter of Global Human Rights Abuses: UK-Based Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A political commentator based in London slammed Israel’s recent killings of Palestinians during weekly protests along the Gaza border, describing the Tel Aviv regime’s occupation of Palestine as “the epicenter of global human rights abuses”. “Let's get one thing very clear, the Israeli occupation of Palestine is the epicenter of global human rights...

Tropical Storm Triggers Flash Floods in Eastern Yemen (+Video)

Tropical Storm Triggers Flash Floods in Eastern Yemen (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The tropical storm Luban continued to hit Yemen's eastern province of Al-Mahra on Teusday, triggering flash floods and landslides that injured at least 33 people and affected 2,000 families in war-ravaged country. The UN released statements on social media on Tuesday, along with photos of flooded streets and says that the cyclone had caused extensive damage to...

Video Shows US Teachers Dragging Autistic Student In Lexington (+Video)

Video Shows US Teachers Dragging Autistic Student In Lexington (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A video obtained by CBS shows two teachers dragging an 11-year-old student with autism at Tates Creek Middle School in Lexington, Kentucky. The video shows the teachers dragging the student along with his service dog from the school's gym lobby to its main foyer. Fayette County Public Schools called the incident "isolated" and said the teachers involved are no...

Pompeo Arrives in Riyadh to Discuss Khashoggi Case

Pompeo Arrives in Riyadh to Discuss Khashoggi Case

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh on Tuesday to discuss the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi with the king and crown prince. Overnight, Turkish crime scene investigators entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the last place Khashoggi was seen before vanishing on Oct. 2, for the first time and searched the premises for over nine...

Syria Says Ready to Fight for Idlib If Takfiris Reject Deal

Syria Says Ready to Fight for Idlib If Takfiris Reject Deal

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s foreign minister said Syrian forces stand ready to fight Takfiri militants around the northwestern region of Idlib if a Russian-Turkish deal is not implemented there. The deal for Idlib sets up a buffer zone running 15-20 km (9-13 miles) deep into rebel territory that must be evacuated of all heavy weapons and all terrorists by Monday.Foreign Minister Walid...

Cleaning Crew Enter Saudi Consulate before Turkish Inspection of Kashoggi Murdur (+Video)

Cleaning Crew Enter Saudi Consulate before Turkish Inspection of Kashoggi Murdur (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Cameras caught the moment three cleaning personnel entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul hours before an expected Turkish inspection of the building. Nurit Ben the anchor & editor at the i24NEWS_EN posted the video on her twitter account and wrote that the Reuters and AP cameras have caught what appears to be a cleaning crew entering the Saudi consulate in...

Israeli Bulldozers, Forces Enter Khan Al-Ahmar to Demolish Village (+Video)

Israeli Bulldozers, Forces Enter Khan Al-Ahmar to Demolish Village (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Three Israeli military bulldozers accompanied by police forces entered the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank on Monday to demolish the village. Footage shows Israeli police clashing with activists and inhabitants of the village, as a bulldozer works on moving ground.Three activists were arrested by Israeli police, according to reports. On the same...

BlackRock, Blackstone CEOs Withdraw from Saudi Conference: Source

BlackRock, Blackstone CEOs Withdraw from Saudi Conference: Source

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink and Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman will not attend a high profile conference in Saudi Arabia, a source familiar with the matter said. BlackRock, the world’s largest fund manager, and Blackstone, the world’s biggest manager of alternative investments had both previously planned to attend the Future Investment...

Chinese Gynecologist Attacked By Patient’s Family (+Video)

Chinese Gynecologist Attacked By Patient’s Family (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Newly released CCTV footage caught the moment a Chinese gynecologist was assaulted by a pregnant patient and two disgruntled family members on September 22. One of the patient's family members, the husband identified as a 46-year-old surnamed Zheng by local police, was criminally detained on October 13.Another member, identified as a 19-year-old woman, was...

Trump Not to Take Any Meaningful Action against Riyadh over Khashoggi: US Prof.

Trump Not to Take Any Meaningful Action against Riyadh over Khashoggi: US Prof.

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An American political scientist said US President Donald Trump would not take any “meaningful action” against Saudi Arabia over the case of Jamal Khashoggi, saying US allies are immune to being held to account on human rights abuses. “…President Trump has already signaled he is unwilling to take any meaningful action against the Saudi...