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Israeli Cannot Stop Resistance by Destroying Palestinians’ Homes: Hamas

Israeli Cannot Stop Resistance by Destroying Palestinians’ Homes: Hamas

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, slammed the Israeli regime’s recent moves to demolish the houses of some Palestinian fighters and said Tel Aviv cannot undermine the resistance front by such moves. In a speech released on Friday, Hamas Spokesperson Husam Badran denounced the destruction of the houses of five Palestinian fighters in the West...

US Pushing for Federalism in Syria: Adviser

US Pushing for Federalism in Syria: Adviser

DAMASCUS (Press Shia Agency) - A senior adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad lashed out at the US-led military coalition for its attempts to displace people from the cities of Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor, denouncing it as part of a plot to prepare the ground for federalism in Syria. The daily crimes the US-led military coalition commits against civilians in Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor are meant to...

Yemen’s Ansarullah Calls for Massive Anti-Saudi Rallies Next Week

Yemen’s Ansarullah Calls for Massive Anti-Saudi Rallies Next Week

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The president of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee called on the people of the Arabian Peninsula country to participate in the upcoming rallies in the capital and other cities to condemn the Saudi-led war and express their support for the Yemeni forces. In a post on his Facebook account, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi asked the people from all walks of life to join the...

Syria Trade Fair Reopens after 5-Year Hiatus (+Photos)

Syria Trade Fair Reopens after 5-Year Hiatus (+Photos)

DAMASCUS (Press Shia Agency) – The Damascus International Fair, Syria’s top trade event, made a comeback on Thursday after five years, with companies from 43 countries attending the exhibition. The 59th edition of Damascus International Fair kicked off on Thursday at a venue a few kilometers away from the rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus.The event is hailed by many experts as sign of...

Syrian Army, Hezbollah Poised to Launch Joint Operation in Qalamoun

Syrian Army, Hezbollah Poised to Launch Joint Operation in Qalamoun

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, have deployed their forces to the western areas of the Qalamoun to take full control of the Lebanon-Syria common border once and for all. According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Arab Army and National Defense Forces (NDF) sent a large convoy of reinforcements to the western slopes...

Spain Terror Attacks: 13 Killed, 100 Injured in Barcelona, Cambrils

Spain Terror Attacks: 13 Killed, 100 Injured in Barcelona, Cambrils

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Spanish police say they have killed five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils to stop a vehicle attack, after an earlier one in Barcelona. The men, wearing explosive belts, were linked to the first attack.Thirteen people died and dozens were hurt when a van hit crowds on Las Ramblas, Barcelona on Thursday. The driver fled and is still at large, while a police...

Geneva Syria Talks May Take Place Early September: UN Envoy

Geneva Syria Talks May Take Place Early September: UN Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said the next round of the Geneva talks on Syria may take place in early September. The Geneva talks on Syria may take place in early September, preceded by the Astana negotiations on the situation in the country, de Mistura said Thursday, according to Sputnik."You will have Astana (talks) probably in the end of August, you...

Taliban Kills Daesh Leader in Central Afghanistan

Taliban Kills Daesh Leader in Central Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Taliban killed Omar Mujahid, the founder of a Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) cell in the predominantly Shiite province of Ghor in central Afghanistan. Ghor Governor Spokesman Abdul Hai Khatibi has confirmed the death of Mujahid in the region.The longstanding conflict between the Taliban and Daesh has intensified in recent weeks.Afghan local officials in the...

Genocide Not A Taliban War Strategy: Former Afghan Official

Genocide Not A Taliban War Strategy: Former Afghan Official

KABUL (Press Shia Agency) – The leader of Afghanistan’s Peace Party said mass killing of innocent people over religious differences is not part of the Taliban’s war strategy. Lieutenant General Shahnawaz Tanai, a former chief of Afghanistan army, hailed what he called the Taliban’s efforts to avoid killing innocent people over their religious beliefs.He told Press Shia Agency if all...

Confederate Monuments Removed in Baltimore, Other US Cities: Report

Confederate Monuments Removed in Baltimore, Other US Cities: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Confederate monuments were removed overnight in Baltimore, Maryland, and other US cities as a campaign to erase symbols of the pro-slavery Civil War South gathered momentum across the United States. The removal of the monuments came four days after clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia that stemmed from a rally called by white supremacists to protest plans to remove a...