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Hezbollah Chief Calls for End to Saudi Aggression on Yemen

Hezbollah Chief Calls for End to Saudi Aggression on Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah slammed the continued Saudi-led aggression on Yemen, stressing that the “oppressive war” must stop. “We ask, once again, that the oppressive war against Yemen, a war in which Saudi rulers have failed to achieve their objectives, ought to stop,” Nasrallah said...

Yemenis Down American Spy Drone (+Photos)

Yemenis Down American Spy Drone (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen’s army and Popular Committees downed a US spy drone in the capital Sana’a. According to al-Manar TV network, a Yemeni military source said the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was shot down in Jeddar district in the northern outskirts of the capital.The spy drone was a US-made MQ-9 Reaper, the source added.Since March 25, 2015, Saudi Arabia and some of its Arab...

Bahrainis Defy Restrictions to Hold Mourning Ceremonies Marking Ashura

Bahrainis Defy Restrictions to Hold Mourning Ceremonies Marking Ashura

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Defying restrictions put in place by the ruling Al Khalifa regime, people in Bahrain attended ceremonies held in different parts of the country to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS). The mourning rituals were held in religious centers across the Persian Gulf country on Tasua and Ashura, the 9th and 10th days of the lunar month of Muharram, falling...

Daesh Days Numbered: Nasrallah

Daesh Days Numbered: Nasrallah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement highlighted Israel’s backing for Daesh (ISIL or ISIS), and said the terrorist group is on its last legs both in Iraq and Syria. In a televised address from the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Saturday evening, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said days of Daesh are numbered, adding that Israel was seriously...

Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Parliament Hails Top Shiite Cleric’s Statement

Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Parliament Hails Top Shiite Cleric’s Statement

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s local parliament on Saturday welcomed top Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s call for preservation of the constitutional rights of Iraqi Kurds. According to Iraq’s Alsumaria TV, the deputy speaker of Kurdistan Region’s local parliament, Jaafar Iminiki, on Saturday hailed Ayatollah Sistani’s statement about alleviating...

Youths, Women Arrested in Bahrain for Protesting Desecration of Religious Signs

Youths, Women Arrested in Bahrain for Protesting Desecration of Religious Signs

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A former Bahraini opposition lawmaker criticized the Al Khalifa regime’s crackdown on dissidents, saying that in a latest development, security forces of the regime have arrested several youths and two women for protesting the desecration of religious signs. Speaking to the Press Shia Agency News Agency, Jalal Fairooz said during this year’s mourning...

Hezbollah Opposed to Saudi Attempts to Dominate Yemen: Official

Hezbollah Opposed to Saudi Attempts to Dominate Yemen: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Hezbollah’s deputy secretary general said the Lebanese resistance movement has no religious problem with Saudi Arabia but is against Riyadh’s attempts to dominate Yemen. “The problem with Saudi Arabia is (its) totalitarian and oppressive regime that seeks to dominate Yemen after destroying the country,” Sheikh Naim Qassem said in a religious ceremony held...

Jordanians Continue Protests against Gas Deal with Israel

Jordanians Continue Protests against Gas Deal with Israel

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Jordanian protesters, once again, took to the streets of Amman to voice their outrage over moves to normalize ties between the Muslim country and Israel and called for the cancellation of a gas deal with the Zionist regime. Dozens of Jordanians participated in the demonstration held in the capital on Friday to urge the Arab country’s government to withdraw from the...

US Does Not Recognize Iraqi Kurdistan Referendum: Tillerson

US Does Not Recognize Iraqi Kurdistan Referendum: Tillerson

Tehran (Press Shia) - Washington does not officially recognize a unilateral independence referendum held by the Iraqi Kurdish region, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. “The United States does not recognize the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s unilateral referendum held on Monday. The vote and the results lack legitimacy and we continue to support a united, federal,...

Suicide Bomber Attack Shiite Worshippers in Afghan Capital (+Photos)

Suicide Bomber Attack Shiite Worshippers in Afghan Capital (+Photos)

KABUL (Press Shia Agency) – A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Friday, killing at least six worshippers and injuring 33 others. According to Press Shia Agency dispatches, the terrorist attack targeted the Shiite mosque in Qala-e-Fathullah area of Kabul as worshippers were leaving the mosque after weekly Friday prayers.The Afghan security...