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Rifts Remain between US, Russia over Syria Assad Political Future

Rifts Remain between US, Russia over Syria Assad Political Future

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US and Russian officials are still in disagreement regarding the future of Syrian president. While Moscow has stressed that Bashar al-Assad should be allowed to run for reelection in 2021, the US said he should have no place in Syria politics after a postwar political transition. Answering Bloomberg question regarding the future of Assad, Aleksandr Lavrentyev,...

High Level Participation at OIC Summit on Quds Inspiring: Iran’s FM

High Level Participation at OIC Summit on Quds Inspiring: Iran’s FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed the level of Muslim countries’ presence in an extraordinary Islamic summit held in Istanbul, Turkey, to coordinate a response to a US decision to recognize Jerusalem (al-Quds) as Israel’s capital. “Inspired by very high level participation at extraordinary OIC summit, despite handful of telling...

Muslim World Should Recognize Al Quds as Palestine Capital: Erdogan

Muslim World Should Recognize Al Quds as Palestine Capital: Erdogan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on all nations of the world to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Palestine at the emergency Islamic summit called in response to the US decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital. Addressing the summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Erdogan condemned the...

Syrian Army Closes In on Terrorists near Idlib

Syrian Army Closes In on Terrorists near Idlib

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian army troops made advances in the battle against remnants of Takfiri groups in the Arab country, closing in on the terrorists in the southeastern suburbs of Idlib. The Syrian army, backed by Russian air power, recaptured territories from the al-Nusra Front terrorist group in a military campaign in eastern Hama province in a push toward Idlib in northwestern Syria.A...

Extraordinary OIC Summit Kicks Off in Istanbul

Extraordinary OIC Summit Kicks Off in Istanbul

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The extraordinary Islamic summit started work in Istanbul Wednesday with a meeting at the level of foreign ministers in preparation for the summit at the leadership level that is expected to convene later in the day to discuss the US decision on Jerusalem (al-Quds). Representatives from 57 OIC members are attending the summit, which is meant to coordinate a response to a US...

Israel Warplanes Strike Gaza Overnight

Israel Warplanes Strike Gaza Overnight

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Following new clashes in the occupied Palestinian lands after US decision to recognize Jerusalem (al-Quds) as capital of Israel, the Zionist regime's warplanes targeted positions in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday night. Israel forces claimed that they have targeted Hamas positions.In another development, Hamas fired rockets at Israeli forces in the southern...

Palestinian Islamic Jihad Calls for Muslims' Support for New Intifada

Palestinian Islamic Jihad Calls for Muslims' Support for New Intifada

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Movement Spokesman Davoud Shahab called on the Islamic Ummah (community) to support the new intifada that has been ignited by the US decision to recognize Jerusalem (al-Quds) as capital of Israel. “This decision unmasked the true face of the US and entangled its allies in the region in a difficult situation; this decision has...

Trump Recognizes Quds as Israel’s Capital to Save His Presidency: US Analyst

Trump Recognizes Quds as Israel’s Capital to Save His Presidency: US Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An American political analyst said US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem (al-Quds) as the Israeli capital in an attempt to “save his presidency” from the American deep state. “Donald Trump is in the middle of a battle to save his presidency from the Deep State's attempt to destroy him. The only force powerful enough to stop the Deep State is the...

Fugitive Daesh Terrorists Keen on Moving to Afghanistan: Official

Fugitive Daesh Terrorists Keen on Moving to Afghanistan: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A member of the Afghan president’s cabinet voiced concern about the presence of Daesh (ISIL) terrorists in his country, saying some 6,000 members of the terrorist group are eager to move to Afghanistan after fleeing Syria. In an interview with the Press Shia News Agency, Feiz Mohammad Othmani, member of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s cabinet, warned against...

Nasrallah Calls for United Strategy in Face of US, Israeli Threats

Nasrallah Calls for United Strategy in Face of US, Israeli Threats

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah called on all resistance factions to adopt a united strategy in the face of new threats from the United States and Israel. In response to US President Donald Trump’s recent designation of Jerusalem (al-Quds) as the capital of Israel, Nasrallah called on “all resistance...