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Trump Tells Saudi King He Wouldn’t Last for 2 Weeks without US Support

Trump Tells Saudi King He Wouldn’t Last for 2 Weeks without US Support

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – US President Donald Trump made a new remark about close ally Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, saying he warned Saudi Arabia’s King Salman he would not last in power “for two weeks” without the backing of the US military. “We protect Saudi Arabia. Would you say they’re rich. And I love the King, King Salman. But I said ‘King - we’re protecting you -...

Iraq Names New President, Premier

Iraq Names New President, Premier

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq’s parliament on Tuesday elected as president Kurdish politician Barham Salih, who immediately named Adel Abdul Mahdi prime minister-designate, ending months of deadlock after a national election in May. The presidency, traditionally occupied by a Kurd, is a largely ceremonial position, but the vote for Salih was a key step toward forming a new government, which...

Syrian Army Resumes Military Operations against ISIL in Southern Al-Safa Region (+Video)

Syrian Army Resumes Military Operations against ISIL in Southern Al-Safa Region (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Syrian Army continued its military operations against the Daesh (ISIL - ISIS) terrorists in the southern region of Al-Safa. The Syrian Army, led by their 3rd Corps and 10th Division, began assault by storming the ISIL defenses from three different flanks in the Al-Safa region.The Syrian Army then was able to advance to the western Al-Safa region and liberated...

China’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft almost Operational (+Video)

China’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft almost Operational (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - China successfully conducted high-speed water taxiing trials with its new indigenously designed seaplane called Kunlong (Water Dragon) AG600. China’s Kunlong (Water Dragon) AG600 has successfully conducted high-speed water taxiing trials on the Zhanghe reservoir near Jingmen city in the country’s Hubei province on October 1, according to local media reports.The...

Satellite Images Reveal Extent of Damage to Indonesia Following Tsunami, Earthquake (+Video)

Satellite Images Reveal Extent of Damage to Indonesia Following Tsunami, Earthquake (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Satellite images reveal the full extent of the damage to Indonesia from an earthquake followed by a tsunami that tore through the country and killed nearly 1,234 people. Fears remain that the death toll will rise further after the magnitude-7.5 earthquake caused a tsunami brought down buildings, flooded cities and tore homes apart.Palu was one of the worst-affected...

Tukey Disbands Illegal Currency Transfer Network

Tukey Disbands Illegal Currency Transfer Network

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish authorities captured members of a network that has been transferring huge sums of money abroad and damaging the country’s economy. The attorney general of Istanbul said a court has issued warrant for the arrest of 417 people on charges of economic crimes and attempts to harm Turkey’s economy.Hurriyet Daily News quoted the attorney as saying that the...

Dozens of Palestinians Injured as Israeli Forces Open Fire at Marchers in Gaza Seashore (+Video)

Dozens of Palestinians Injured as Israeli Forces Open Fire at Marchers in Gaza Seashore (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - At least 93 people were injured by Israeli forces gun fire on the seashore in the northern Gaza Strip where they were participating in a naval march against the 12-year-long maritime blockade of the strip. Palestinian activists reportedly used around 50 fishing boats in an attempt to break the Israel's long-standing blockade on Gaza.Following the gunfire,...

Houthi Leader Urges UN Chief to Facilitate Humanitarian Aid in Yemen

Houthi Leader Urges UN Chief to Facilitate Humanitarian Aid in Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, called on United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to create a mechanism for delivering humanitarian assistance to the people of the Arabian Peninsula country. In similar letters to Guterres, the UN’s under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency...

IRGC Retaliated Ahvaz Terror Attack to Protect Iranian Nation: US Author

IRGC Retaliated Ahvaz Terror Attack to Protect Iranian Nation: US Author

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An American author and researcher said Monday’s retaliatory missile and drone attacks on terrorists’ positions in Syria were carried out by the IRGC to defend the Iranian population and convey a message to those funding terror groups in the region. “Once Iranian officials determined the immediate culprits, they were placed into a position where they must...

Netanyahu’s Anti-Iran Claims Aim to Cover Up Israeli Crimes: Ex-UN Official

Netanyahu’s Anti-Iran Claims Aim to Cover Up Israeli Crimes: Ex-UN Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A former official at the United Nations and professor of international law deplored Israeli Prime Minister’s recent anti-Iran remarks at the UN General Assembly and said the Tel Aviv regime tries to divert world attention from its “daily crimes”.   “Netanyahu (and Trump) level allegations against the sovereign state of Iran in provocative and...