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JCPOA European Parties Seek Exemption from US Sanctions on Iran

JCPOA European Parties Seek Exemption from US Sanctions on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - France, Germany and Britain are asking the United States to exempt European companies from sanctions on Iran. The three nations' foreign and finance ministers have sent a letter to US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, AP reported.The European ministers say they "strongly regret" the Trump administration's decision to...

Saudi-Led Intruders Hit Hard on Yemen’s Western Coast

Saudi-Led Intruders Hit Hard on Yemen’s Western Coast

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni forces attacked a group of Saudi-led mercenaries in a western coastal area of Yemen, killing and injuring many and seizing three military vehicles, local sources said. Al-Masirah television on Wednesday quoted a military source as saying that Yemeni troops and members of popular committees had targeted the Saudi-linked mercenaries in Eljah region, southeast of...

Iran, Russia Presence in Syria at Damascus Request: Berri

Iran, Russia Presence in Syria at Damascus Request: Berri

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri underlined that Iranian military advisers and Russian forces are in Syria at the request of the Damascus government. Iranian military advisers are present in Syria at the request of the Syrian leadership, just like the Russian Aerospace Forces, Berri said in an interview with Sputnik.He added that the United States, which has...

Israeli Troops Shoot Dead Palestinian Man in Gaza

Israeli Troops Shoot Dead Palestinian Man in Gaza

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian who tried to cross the border from Gaza on Monday. Israel circulated a picture of what it said was the ax lying on the ground near the border.A second Palestinian who was with the man fled the scene after the shooting, Reuters quoted an Israeli military spokesman as saying.There was no immediate comment from Palestinian...

Guatemala Volcanic Eruption Kills 25, Injures Hundreds

Guatemala Volcanic Eruption Kills 25, Injures Hundreds

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - An estimated 25 people, including at least three children, were killed and nearly 300 injured on Sunday in the most violent eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano in more than four decades, officials said. Volcan de Fuego, whose name means “Volcano of Fire”, spewed an 8-kilometer (5-mile) stream of red hot lava and belched a thick plume of black smoke and ash...

US-North Korea Summit Most Likely to Happen despite Hostile Comments: American Expert

US-North Korea Summit Most Likely to Happen despite Hostile Comments: American Expert

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A political analyst based in Washington said that despite "the hostile comments" from US Vice-President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, who likened North Korea to Libya, the US-North Korea summit is most likely to happen. "The hostile comments from Bolton and Pence regarding the 'Libya treatment' were clearly intended to...

Syria’s Army Repels Daesh Attack in Deir Ez-Zor as US-Led Offensives Resume

Syria’s Army Repels Daesh Attack in Deir Ez-Zor as US-Led Offensives Resume

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Syrian army forces thwarted major attacks by Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group on the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, inflicting heavy losses on the foreign-backed militants, as the US-led coalition resumes its attacks on the northeastern province of al-Hasakah. Units of the Syrian Arab Army on Sunday managed to foil attempts by militants affiliated with Daesh...

Saudi Aerial Assault Kills Nine Civilians in Yemen

Saudi Aerial Assault Kills Nine Civilians in Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - At least nine civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out an airstrike against a residential area in Yemen’s northwestern province of Sa’ada. At least nine civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out an airstrike against a residential area in Yemen’s northwestern province of Sa’ada as the Riyadh regime...

Cool Minds Should Prevail, Italian Analyst Says on Efforts to Save JCPOA

Cool Minds Should Prevail, Italian Analyst Says on Efforts to Save JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior fellow with the Transatlantic Program of the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) described the current situation around the 2015 nuclear deal as “very precarious”, stressing that “cool minds should prevail” if parties are seeking to salvage the agreement. "… my suggestion would be that Europe and Iran stay engaged on the JCPOA, cooperate with...

5 Civilians Injured in Fresh Militant Shelling of Yemen’s Sa’ada

5 Civilians Injured in Fresh Militant Shelling of Yemen’s Sa’ada

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Five civilians, including a child, were injured after Saudi-backed mercenaries shelled several civilian areas in the northwestern province of Sa'ada. Three civilians were injured in an attack that targeted several areas of Munabeh border district, an official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Saba news agency on June 3.A child and her father were...