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Moscow Calls on US to Give Up Idea of Forceful Intervention in Venezuela

Moscow Calls on US to Give Up Idea of Forceful Intervention in Venezuela

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Moscow does not consider the prospect of US military action against Venezuela abstract - it is a real scenario, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, commenting on the situation in Venezuela. - Other Media news - "The harsh, aggressive tone of the representative of the armed forces (head of the US Southern Command Admiral Navy Craig Foller)...

Anti-Islamic Terrorism Alarmingly on Rise in Europe: Russia’s FSB

Anti-Islamic Terrorism Alarmingly on Rise in Europe: Russia’s FSB

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The director of Russia’s security service has warned that anti-Islamic terrorism, which involves “psychopaths and murderers” fueled by racism and nationalism, is on the rise in Europe as well as all around the world. - World news - “A phenomenon of anti-Islamic terrorism is becoming a serious challenge,” Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Federal Security...

US Responsible for Saudi War Crimes in Yemen: Ansarullah

US Responsible for Saudi War Crimes in Yemen: Ansarullah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah movement strongly condemned US President Donald Trump's veto of a Congress resolution aimed at ending support for the Saudi-led war against Yemen. - World news - The veto “proves that the United States is not only involved in the war on Yemen but also was behind the decision to go to war,” Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdel-Salam wrote in...

N Korea Rejects Pompeo, Calls for A ‘More Mature’ Nuclear Negotiator

N Korea Rejects Pompeo, Calls for A ‘More Mature’ Nuclear Negotiator

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – North Korea no longer wants US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo involved in nuclear talks, calling for someone who "is more careful and mature in communicating", state media said on Thursday. - World news - The official KCNA news agency also said, quoting Kwon Jong Gun, a senior official at the North's foreign ministry, that "no one can predict" the situation on...

Saudi Torturing Rohingya Detainees to End Hunger Strike: Report

Saudi Torturing Rohingya Detainees to End Hunger Strike: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Scores of stateless Rohingya refugees detained inside a Saudi detention center have gone on hunger strike to demand an end to their indefinite detention in the kingdom. - World news - Using phones smuggled into the Shumaisi detention center in Jeddah, Rohingya detainees told Middle East Eye that dozens of refugees had gone on hunger strike to oppose their...

UN Urges Yemen’s Warring Sides to Leave Hudaydah

UN Urges Yemen’s Warring Sides to Leave Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The UN Security Council on Thursday called on warring sides in Yemen to pull back their forces from the key city of Hudaydah "as soon as possible" in line with a ceasefire deal reached four months ago. - World news - The council warned in a unanimous statement that it will "monitor the parties' compliance with the redeployment plans" as it awaits a report by UN...

Yemeni Missiles Hit Gatherings of Saudi-Backed Forces in Dhale

Yemeni Missiles Hit Gatherings of Saudi-Backed Forces in Dhale

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni forces hit the gatherings of Saudi-led mercenaries in the southwestern province of Dhale with three missiles in retaliation for the kingdom’s military campaign against the impoverished nation. - World news - Yemen’s Saba news agency, citing unnamed military officials, reported on Wednesday that three Zelzal-1 (Quake-1) short-range missiles hit the enemy...

Gunmen Kill 14 Passengers in Southwestern Pakistan: Local Media

Gunmen Kill 14 Passengers in Southwestern Pakistan: Local Media

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Gunmen killed 14 people after hijacking a passenger bus in southwestern Pakistan, local media said on Thursday. - World news - Four local TV channels said the passenger bus from Karachi to Gawadar had been missing since early Thursday from the coastal highway linking the two cities, according to Reuters. They said survivors told police the gunmen selectively killed...

Activists Compare Worldwide Attentions to Notre Dame Fire with Destruction in Syria, Iraq

Activists Compare Worldwide Attentions to Notre Dame Fire with Destruction in Syria, Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Twitter activists highlighted the amount of attentions given to Notre Dame cathedral fire incident in comparison to destruction in Syria and Iraq and even Palestine that were done by terrorist groups and Israeli forces. - Society/Culture news - Twitter users pointed to the amount of attention payed and solidarities expressed by the nations and their leaders...

Saudi Court Delays Hearing for Women Activists after New Arrests

Saudi Court Delays Hearing for Women Activists after New Arrests

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Saudi court Wednesday postponed a fourth hearing in the trial of several women rights activists, a case that has intensified global criticism of Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. - World news - A court official informed some of the women's relatives that the session would not take place, citing the judge's "private reasons." He could...