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Yemenis Foil Saudi-Backed Militants’ Infiltration Attempt

Yemenis Foil Saudi-Backed Militants’ Infiltration Attempt

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni forces and fighters from popular committees targeted militants' positions in Saudi Arabia’s border region of Asir in a counterattack, killing and injuring scores of them. - World news - The mercenaries suffered serious losses after attempting to sneak into Yemen’s soil from the direction of the Aleeb crossing, a military official told Saba...

Syria Army’s Counterattack Inflicts Losses on Terrorists in Hama

Syria Army’s Counterattack Inflicts Losses on Terrorists in Hama

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian forces and their allies foiled an infiltration attempt by terrorists in the southern countryside of Idlib towards a military post in Hama’s northern countryside. - World news - The terrorists moved from Idlib’s southern countryside to infiltrate into a road linking Habit town, 77 km to the southwest of Idlib, towards al-Jeesat village in Hama countryside,...

Saudi King Invites Qatari Emir to Attend (P)GCC Summit

Saudi King Invites Qatari Emir to Attend (P)GCC Summit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi Arabia's King Salman has invited Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to attend the upcoming (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Summit set to take place in Riyadh on December 9, a report said. - World news - Qatar News Agency said in a tweet the emir received "an invitation from the King of Saudi Arabia" for the meeting. It did not say...

Yemen’s Houthis Arrive in Sweden for Peace Talks

Yemen’s Houthis Arrive in Sweden for Peace Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Houthi delegation arrived in Sweden on Tuesday for UN-sponsored Yemen peace talks, the first since 2016. - World news - The Houthi team was escorted from the capital Sana’a to Sweden by UN special envoy Martin Griffiths, Reuters reported.Before boarding a Kuwaiti plane, one delegate praised him for delivering on confidence-building measures like the evacuation of...

Yemen’s Houthis, Pro-Hadi Forces Agree to Swap Hundreds of Prisoners

Yemen’s Houthis, Pro-Hadi Forces Agree to Swap Hundreds of Prisoners

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and forces loyal to fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi agreed over a large-scale prisoner swap as the two warring sides may come to a ceasefire agreement at peace talks in Sweden later this week. - World news - According to Hadi’s foreign minister Khaled al-Yamani, pro-Hadi troops had "come to an...

Police Bodycam Video Shows Extent of Paris Riots

Police Bodycam Video Shows Extent of Paris Riots

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Police body camera footage highlighted the extent of violence of the anti-government protests that rocked the French capital. - World news - Protests and riots have broken out across Paris, and elsewhere in France, in response to recent tax hikes and economic woes. Thousands of police officers have been dispatched to try to control the Yellow Vest protests and Paris Riots...

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian in West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man during a clash in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, Palestinian officials said. - World news - The Israeli military said its troops opened fire during what it described as a “violent riot”. It did not mention any casualties.The official Palestinian news agency WAFA said Israeli forces entered the town of Tulkarm and...

At Least Nine Palestinians Injured by Israeli Fire during Gaza Flotilla Protests (+Video)

At Least Nine Palestinians Injured by Israeli Fire during Gaza Flotilla Protests (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - At least nine protesters were injured by Israeli gun shots during Gaza flotilla protests at the northern border with the Israeli regime on Monday. - World news - Protesters had gathered in support of the launch of a flotilla titled 'Freedom Ship 18' that set sail from the port of Gaza in an attempt to break the Israeli naval blockade of the Strip.Israeli...

Migrants Reluctant to Leave Makeshift Shelter near US-Mexico Border (+Video)

Migrants Reluctant to Leave Makeshift Shelter near US-Mexico Border (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Central American migrants are reluctant to leave a makeshift shelter near the US-Mexico border, causing more tensions with Tijuana police on Monday. - World news - Last week the city authorities started to relocate migrants from the shelter at the Benito Juarez Sports Centre to a new felicity El Barretal, explaining the measure by unsanitary conditions that had...

UN Seeks $21.9bln in Aid Next Year, Largest Needs in Yemen

UN Seeks $21.9bln in Aid Next Year, Largest Needs in Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The United Nations appealed for $21.9 billion on Tuesday to address 21 humanitarian crises worldwide next year, including $4 billion for Yemen, its largest aid operation. - World news - The appeal to donor countries does not include the funding requirements for Syria, which are expected to bring the total up to $25 billion, it added, Reuters reported.Speaking at a news...