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Erdogan Says to Slash Number of Ministries, Speed Up Decisions

Erdogan Says to Slash Number of Ministries, Speed Up Decisions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will cut the number of ministries sharply to 16 and speed up decision-making in the next government if he wins an election on Sunday which will herald a transition to an executive presidency. Turks vote this weekend for both presidential and parliamentary elections, with Erdogan aiming to extend his 15-year rule and assume...

Hudaydah Airport Still under Control of Ansarullah Forces: Yemeni Commander

Hudaydah Airport Still under Control of Ansarullah Forces: Yemeni Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Yemen's army spokesman Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman dismissed reports that Saudi-backed militants and UAE forces had seized Hudaydah airport, stressing that Houthi forces are still in control of the facility in the western port city. Hudaydah airport is fully under the control of fighters from Ansarullah movement, Luqman said late on Thursday.He added that the Yemeni...

Israel Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank Raids

Israel Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank Raids

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Israeli forces detained 22 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military announced on Wednesday. The individuals were arrested for “suspected involvement in popular terrorist activities”, the army claimed in a statement without elaborating, Anadolu Agency reported.The detainees have been remanded into...

Yemeni Army in Full Control of Hudaydah Airport: Spokesman

Yemeni Army in Full Control of Hudaydah Airport: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The spokesman for the Yemeni army said the international airport of the western port city of al-Hudaydah, which has come under massive attacks by the Saudi-led coalition and its mercenaries, is under the full control of the Yemeni forces. Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman rejected media reports claiming that the Saudi-led coalition...

Rockets Fired Out of Gaza in Retaliation for Israel Strikes

Rockets Fired Out of Gaza in Retaliation for Israel Strikes

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Israeli jets struck 25 targets in the Gaza Strip and the Hamas resistance group launched rockets and mortar shells at Israeli territory in retaliation on Wednesday, a report said. Three Palestinians were injured during the strikes in the early hours of Wednesday, residents said, Reuters reported.The exchange was one of the most intense recent barrages of rocket...

Terrorism Concerns Grow as Saudis Plan Air Corridor to Afghanistan

Terrorism Concerns Grow as Saudis Plan Air Corridor to Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – While Saudi Arabia is going to open an air corridor to Afghanistan newt week, concerns have risen that the air route would be used as an easy way to relocate Saudi-backed terrorists from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan. Afghan sources reported on Tuesday that an air corridor between Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia will be inaugurated next week.Khaama press quoted...

US-North Korea Talks to End in Washington’s Betrayal like JCPOA: American Analyst

US-North Korea Talks to End in Washington’s Betrayal like JCPOA: American Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior political analyst from the US state of Illinois expressed pessimism about the future of a recent deal between Washington and Pyongyang, saying that its fate would be similar to Iran’s nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). “Bilateral talks (between the US and North Korea) will likely continue for many months or years, ending...

Yemen Army Inflicts Heavy Losses on Saudi-Led Forces in Hudaydah

Yemen Army Inflicts Heavy Losses on Saudi-Led Forces in Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni army troopers and Houthi fighters stepped up their attacks against Saudi-backed mercenaries and UAE forces in Hudaydah, managing to inflict massive losses on them in the western port city. According to a report carried by Saba news agency on Wednesday, the Yemeni forces fired a homegrown ballistic missile dubbed “Qaher M2” at a position of the...

US Quits UN Human Rights Body

US Quits UN Human Rights Body

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform. Standing with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt for thwarting US efforts to reform the council, Reuters...

Saudi-Led Coalition Failed to Capture? Hudaydah Airport despite? Propaganda

Saudi-Led Coalition Failed to Capture? Hudaydah Airport despite? Propaganda

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The international airport of Yemen’s western city of Hudaydah still firmly resists occupation by a Saudi-led military coalition despite scores of airstrikes pouring on the compound. The Yemeni army, supported by allied fighters from the Popular Committees and those of the Houthi Ansarullah movement, are resisting against the enemy attacks.During the past few...