Protesters Clash with Police in Paris, as ‘Yellow Vests’ Join CGT Demonstrations (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Protesters and police clash on the Place de la Concorde in central Paris, as hundreds of 'yellow vests' join CGT union protesters to demonstrate against President Emmanuel Macron's policies. – World news – Thousands took to the streets in Paris on Tuesday, as part of a mass trade union strike […]

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Bahraini Refugee Footballer Could Be Jailed in Thailand until August

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A refugee Bahraini footballer who was arrested in Thailand while on vacation from his new home in Australia could remain in jail until August while a court decides on an extradition request from Bahrain, a Thai official said on Wednesday. – World news – Hakeem Al Araibi is fighting the […]

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US Mission in Iraq Has Not Shifted to ‘Watching’ Iran: American General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The top US general in the Middle East said the US military's mission in Iraq has not shifted to "watching" Iran as President Donald Trump said in an interview this past weekend. – World news – Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of US Central Command, also told the Senate Armed […]

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Syria Army Repels Militant Attack in Hama, Responds with Missiles

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s army and its allies fired a barrage of missiles at positions of terrorists in Hama province in response to the militants’ breach of a buffer zone deal in the northern province. – World news – The terrorists’ gathering centers in the town of Jarjanaz were targeted with missiles after they […]

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Yemen’s Houthis, Pro-Hadi Forces Meet on Stalled Prisoner Swap

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The head of the UN mission in Yemen launched talks between Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and forces loyal to fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi met in Jordan Tuesday for talks on implementing a stalled prisoner exchange agreed upon in December. – World news – The UN envoy Martin […]

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Yemen Army Kills Dozens of Saudi-Backed Militants in Najran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s army and fighters from popular committees inflicted major losses on Saudi-backed mercenaries in Najran in retaliatory attacks, killing large groups of them in the Saudi border region. – World news – The positions of the militants were targeted in the district of Reshaha Gharbia in Najran, a military source, speaking […]

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EU, Arab League Fail to Agree over Meeting Statement

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The European Union and Arab League said they agree on tackling conflicts in Syria and Yemen or stalled Middle East peace efforts but were unable to approve a joint statement at talks in Brussels. – World news – The organizations’ ministers were preparing Monday for a summit in the Egyptian […]

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No Plan with US on North Syria Safe Zone: Erdogan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he had not yet seen an acceptable plan for the creation of a safe zone in northeastern Syria, three weeks after US President Donald Trump suggested establishing the zone. – World news – "There is no satisfactory plan that is put before us concretely […]

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Video Shows Mudslide Sweeping People Away as Mountainside Collapses in Bolivia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A mudslide in Bolivian mountains was captured on camera showing people attempted to traverse a track on foot in an area of the mountains north-east of Sucre. – World news – The disaster came after a third successive day of heavy rain in the area, and there was no immediate […]

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