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Over 40,000 People Returned to Syria’s Ghouta: Russia

Over 40,000 People Returned to Syria’s Ghouta: Russia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russia’s defense ministry said on Tuesday that more than 40,000 civilians who had fled Syria’s eastern Ghouta have returned, Interfax agency reported. In the past 24 hours, 1,123 militants and their families have left the town of Douma in eastern Ghouta, Interfax citied the Russian Ministry of Defense.From the start of the humanitarian pause’s...

Death Toll in Afghan Religious School Attack Reaches 70

Death Toll in Afghan Religious School Attack Reaches 70

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – At least 70 people have been killed in Afghanistan’s northern province of Kunduz after Afghan military helicopters bombed a religious gathering on Monday, local officials said. The helicopters attacked a religious ceremony for which about 1,000 people had assembled in a mosque and surrounding fields around noon, The New York Times quoted Nasruddin Saadi, district...

Saudi Jets Pound Refugee Camps in Yemen’s Hudaydah, Kill Dozens

Saudi Jets Pound Refugee Camps in Yemen’s Hudaydah, Kill Dozens

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia conducted the heaviest airstrikes on the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah since the onset of the regime’s aggression against the impoverished Arab country, killing and injuring scores of civilians. According to a report carried by Yemen’s official Saba news agency, Saudi jets on Monday conducted three raids against refugee camps in al-Hali and Ras...

London Fabricated Spy Poisoning Case to Broaden Rift between Russia, West: US Author

London Fabricated Spy Poisoning Case to Broaden Rift between Russia, West: US Author

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An American writer said the US and UK have no substantial evidence that Russia was behind the poisoning of a former spy in Salisbury, noting that London has possibly “fabricated these accusations” to broaden the already widening rift between Russia and the Western Bloc. “Unless sufficient evidence is presented, we must assume that Great Britain has fabricated...

Ex-Aide to Gaddafi Fears Arrest over Sarkozy Corruption Case

Ex-Aide to Gaddafi Fears Arrest over Sarkozy Corruption Case

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A top aide to former Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi says he fears arrest if he returns to Libya over what he may know about corruption allegations against France's ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy and Gaddafi's alleged financial support to the former France leader. Moftah Missouri, Gaddafi's chief interpreter, told The Associated Press that he attended a meeting in...

Yemeni Forces Fire Homegrown Missile at Saudi Base in Jizan

Yemeni Forces Fire Homegrown Missile at Saudi Base in Jizan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s army and Popular Committees targeted a Saudi military in Jizan in southern Saudi Arabia with a homegrown ballistic missile dubbed “Qaher M2” in retaliation for the continued massacre of civilians by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, sources said. The missile command of the Yemeni army fired the ballistic missiles at the base in far-off areas in Jizan...

Takfiri Militant Begin to Leave Douma in Eastern Ghouta: Report

Takfiri Militant Begin to Leave Douma in Eastern Ghouta: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign-backed Takfiri militants are leaving their last stronghold in Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus as part of a deal brokered by Russia between the extremists and the Syrian government, a report said. A batch of Faylaq al-Rahman militants began withdrawal from the militant-held city of Douma, located about 10 kilometers northeast...

France Urges Restraint from Israel after Gaza Border Killings

France Urges Restraint from Israel after Gaza Border Killings

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – France urged Israel on Sunday to show restraint following its military response to Palestinian demonstrations on the Gaza-Israel border that killed at least 15. “France reminds the Israeli authorities of their duty to protect civilians and urges them to show the greatest restraint,” a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said in a statement, Reuters...

Sectarian Hatred to Never Die for Salafi-Driven Saudi Arabia: British Activist

Sectarian Hatred to Never Die for Salafi-Driven Saudi Arabia: British Activist

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A prominent political expert and activist based in the UK slammed the Riyadh regime for its ongoing war crimes against the Yemeni people and said that sectarian hatred would never die for "Salafi-driven Saudi Arabia". "Saudi forces are committing war crimes, and violating the Geneva Conventions and its protocols with impunity," Hannah Smith said...

Egypt, Jordan Urge Intl. Community to Protect Gazans

Egypt, Jordan Urge Intl. Community to Protect Gazans

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi met in Cairo to discuss the events of the Friday's March of Return protest on the Gaza Strip border. In a joint press conference, the two voiced their support of the Palestinians, urging the international community to intervene and defend them."The international community must...