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Israeli Forces Detain 2 Palestinians in West Bank Raid

Israeli Forces Detain 2 Palestinians in West Bank Raid

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Israeli forces rounded up two Palestinians in a raid in the occupied West Bank, according to local residents. - World news - Israeli soldiers broke into the town of Ya’bad near Jenin in the northern West Bank and searched several homes before arresting two youths, the residents said, Anadolu Agency reported. According to the residents, Israeli forces fired...

One Killed in Canadian Jet Crash in Kamloops (+Video)

One Killed in Canadian Jet Crash in Kamloops (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - An aircraft with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds demonstration team crashed in Kamloops, B.C., on Sunday, killing one person and seriously injuring another. - World news - The Canadian Forces Snowbirds' cross-country tour to raise people's spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic turned to tragedy Sunday when one of its planes plunged into the ground in Kamloops, B.C.,...

Saudi-Led Militants Shell Civilian Areas in Yemen’s Sa’ada

Saudi-Led Militants Shell Civilian Areas in Yemen’s Sa’ada

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Several villages in the northwestern province of Sa’ada in Yemen came under heavy artillery attacks by the forces of the Saudi-led military coalition. - World news - According to Yemen’s al-Masirah TV channel on Monday, the artillery fire targeted the villages in the al-Dhaher district of Sa'ada. There was no immediate report on possible casualties or damage. This...

Belgium’s PM Gets Cold Reception from Medical Workers during Hospital Visit (+Video)

Belgium’s PM Gets Cold Reception from Medical Workers during Hospital Visit (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Hundreds of medical workers turned their backs on Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes to show their protest during her Saturday visit to a hospital in the capital Brussels. - World news - The premier was on her maiden to two healthcare institutions since the coronavirus outbreak. The employees of the Saint Peter hospital gave a “guard of dishonor” to the prime...

France’s Yellow Vest Protesters Defy Ban on Gatherings in Several Cities (+Video)

France’s Yellow Vest Protesters Defy Ban on Gatherings in Several Cities (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Several hundred yellow vests defied the ban on demonstrations in the cities of Montpellier, Nantes, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lyon and Saint-Nazaire. - World news - The rallies gave rise to numerous verbalizations, a few scuffles with the police took place in Montpellier. From Montpellier to Nantes, a few hundred yellow vests braved the ban on demonstrations on this first...

Yemen Army Repels Infiltration Attempts by Saudi Mercenaries in Taiz

Yemen Army Repels Infiltration Attempts by Saudi Mercenaries in Taiz

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s army and fighters from the Popular Committees repelled a major attack by Saudi-backed militants in the southwestern province of Taiz. - World news - According to Yemen’s al-Masirah news network, the mercenaries on Sunday launched a multi-pronged attack against the positions of the army and attempted to sneak into the neighborhoods of Bir Basha and Dhabab...

Iraq Army, Police Forces Launch Joint Op. against Daesh in Diyala

Iraq Army, Police Forces Launch Joint Op. against Daesh in Diyala

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi army troops and local police forces in Diyala province launched a joint counterterrorism operation targeting remnants of Daesh in the eastern parts of the country. - World news - In a statement on Saturday, security forces said the Iraqi Army and the Diyala Police Directorate were conducting raids in southern Bahriz, al-Masdar news agency reported. Bahriz...

PMU Forces Source of Honor for Iraqi Nation: PM Al-Kadhimi

PMU Forces Source of Honor for Iraqi Nation: PM Al-Kadhimi

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The newly-elected prime minister of Iraq visited the command center of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) in Baghdad, wearing their uniform and calling the counter-terrorism forces a source of honor for the Iraqi nation. - World news - In the Saturday visit to the PMU headquarters, Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi held talks with the group’s leader Falih...

Terrorists Intensifying Activities in Syria, Iraq, Russia Warns

Terrorists Intensifying Activities in Syria, Iraq, Russia Warns

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov said that terrorists are intensifying their activities in the Middle East, especially in Syria and Iraq, taking advantage of the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. - World news - “What is particularly worrying in this regard is the situation in several African regions, although I cannot say that the terrorist...

Amnesty Urges Saudi Arabia to Release Female Human Rights Defenders

Amnesty Urges Saudi Arabia to Release Female Human Rights Defenders

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Amnesty International called on King Salman Bin Abdulaziz to release prominent female human rights defenders after serving two years in Saudi jails. - World news - In a report published on its website, Amnesty International announced that the female human rights activists were arrested on May 15, 2018, after they had been peacefully advocating for years for the...