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Yemeni Troops Target Saudi Positions in Jizan with Homegrown Missile

Yemeni Troops Target Saudi Positions in Jizan with Homegrown Missile

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s army and Popular Committees targeted gatherings of Saudi troops in Jizan in southern Saudi Arabia with a homegrown ballistic missile dubbed “Qaher M2” in retaliation for the continued massacre of civilians by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, sources said. The missile command of the Yemeni army fired the ballistic missiles at Saudi positions in south of...

All Volunteer Forces Should Be Incorporated into State Bodies: Iraq’s Top Cleric

All Volunteer Forces Should Be Incorporated into State Bodies: Iraq’s Top Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq's top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Seyed Ali al-Sistani said the Arab country’s volunteer forces should be incorporated into state bodies. In a message delivered at the Friday sermon in the holy city of Karbala through one of his representatives, Ayatollah Sistani said the country’s popular forces, who helped eradicate Daesh (ISIL) from the Arab...

Young Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in West Bank

Young Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Israeli military forces have shot dead a young Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank amid tensions between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in the occupied territories over the recent decision by the US to recognize the occupied Jerusalem (al-Quds) as the capital of Israel. Palestinian sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Israeli military forces...

Israeli Military Closes Gaza Border Crossings

Israeli Military Closes Gaza Border Crossings

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Israel has closed border crossings into the Gaza Strip as the regime steps up its aerial assaults against the besieged coastal enclave. The Israeli military said in a statement that “due to the security events and in accordance with security assessments” Kerem Shalom crossing - the main passage point for goods entering the Gaza Strip, and the Erez...

US House Passes Bill on Iranian Officials’ Assets

US House Passes Bill on Iranian Officials’ Assets

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The US House of Representatives passed a bill obliging the Treasury Department to publish a report chronicling the financial assets of Iran’s top officials. The legislation, which passed 289-135 on Wednesday, must still clear the Senate before US President Donald Trump can sign it into law, The Washington Examiner reported.Upon introducing the legislation, Bruce...

MSF Surveys Estimate 6,700 Rohingya Killed in Myanmar in Single Month

MSF Surveys Estimate 6,700 Rohingya Killed in Myanmar in Single Month

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The international medical charity Doctors Without Borders says at least 6,700 members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority group were killed in state-sponsored violence in Myanmar only in a period of one month beginning on August 25. The announcement was made by Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French acronym MSF, on Thursday."At least 6,700...

Rifts Remain between US, Russia over Syria Assad Political Future

Rifts Remain between US, Russia over Syria Assad Political Future

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US and Russian officials are still in disagreement regarding the future of Syrian president. While Moscow has stressed that Bashar al-Assad should be allowed to run for reelection in 2021, the US said he should have no place in Syria politics after a postwar political transition. Answering Bloomberg question regarding the future of Assad, Aleksandr Lavrentyev,...

High Level Participation at OIC Summit on Quds Inspiring: Iran’s FM

High Level Participation at OIC Summit on Quds Inspiring: Iran’s FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed the level of Muslim countries’ presence in an extraordinary Islamic summit held in Istanbul, Turkey, to coordinate a response to a US decision to recognize Jerusalem (al-Quds) as Israel’s capital. “Inspired by very high level participation at extraordinary OIC summit, despite handful of telling...

Muslim World Should Recognize Al Quds as Palestine Capital: Erdogan

Muslim World Should Recognize Al Quds as Palestine Capital: Erdogan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on all nations of the world to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Palestine at the emergency Islamic summit called in response to the US decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital. Addressing the summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Erdogan condemned the...

Syrian Army Closes In on Terrorists near Idlib

Syrian Army Closes In on Terrorists near Idlib

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian army troops made advances in the battle against remnants of Takfiri groups in the Arab country, closing in on the terrorists in the southeastern suburbs of Idlib. The Syrian army, backed by Russian air power, recaptured territories from the al-Nusra Front terrorist group in a military campaign in eastern Hama province in a push toward Idlib in northwestern Syria.A...