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Israeli Warplanes Pound Gaza Strip

Israeli Warplanes Pound Gaza Strip

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Israeli warplanes bombed two Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip late on Saturday, causing no casualties, according to local sources. One of the targeted sites affiliated with the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the resistance movement, is in the southern Gaza Strip.Israeli aircraft targeted another Hamas site in the west of Khan Younis city in the...

Yemen Fires Homegrown Ballistic Missile at Saudi Mercenaries

Yemen Fires Homegrown Ballistic Missile at Saudi Mercenaries

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s army and Popular Committees targeted a position of Saudi mercenaries in the southwestern Yemeni province of Taiz with a domestically made ballistic missile dubbed “Qaher M2”, local reports said on Sunday. The missile command of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees fired the Qaher M2 missile at a gathering of Saudi-backed militants in the western coast of...

Saudi Air Raids Kill 11 Civilians across Yemen

Saudi Air Raids Kill 11 Civilians across Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – At least 23 civilians were killed and injured after Saudi warplanes pounded several areas across Yemen on Saturday, a military official said. In the capital Sana’a, four people were killed and 11 injured after the kingdom’s warplanes targeted a gas station belonging to a state-run oil company, the source said, according to Saba news agency.In a separate...

North, South Korean Leaders Meet Again

North, South Korean Leaders Meet Again

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim’s potential meeting with US President Donald Trump. South Korea’s presidential office said Moon will personally announce the outcome of Saturday’s summit with Kim on Sunday...

Abadi Likely to Remain Iraq’s Prime Minister: Source

Abadi Likely to Remain Iraq’s Prime Minister: Source

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – While Iraqi parties have launched talks to form a coalition government after the recent parliamentary election, a political source speculated that the incumbent prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, will have the highest chance of retaking the helm. Alsumaria News quoted an Iraqi political source as saying on Saturday that Haider al-Abadi, Falih al-Fayyadh, Qusay al-Suhail,...

Over 120 Saudi-Backed Militants Killed in Yemen’s West Coast: Source

Over 120 Saudi-Backed Militants Killed in Yemen’s West Coast: Source

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least 120 Saudi-paid mercenaries were killed after the Yemeni army and popular forces repelled a major attack by them in the Arab country’s west coast front, a military source said. The mercenaries, backed by Saudi warplanes, launched a wide-scale operation against Yemeni forces in the country’s western coastline but were pushed back after the army troops dealt...

Iraq Carries Out More Airstrikes against Daesh in Syria

Iraq Carries Out More Airstrikes against Daesh in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq announced Friday it had carried out air strikes against the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group in Syria, the third cross border aerial operation in a month in its war-torn neighbor. "Iraqi F-16 planes carried out (Thursday) morning raids against the headquarters of Daesh terrorist gang leaders and an explosives depot occupied by terrorists in...

US Sanctions on Hezbollah Not to Stop the Resistance: Nasrallah

US Sanctions on Hezbollah Not to Stop the Resistance: Nasrallah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah brushed off US sanctions on the resistance movement, saying they would not be effective and would fail to stop the resistance. Nasrallah, speaking during a Friday televised address to mark National Liberation and Resistance day, said that the Lebanese government had a responsibility to all its citizens placed on US terror...

Dozens of Palestinians Injured by Israeli Gunfire in Gaza

Dozens of Palestinians Injured by Israeli Gunfire in Gaza

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round of protests drew several thousand participants to the frontier. Most of the participants on Friday kept their distance and remained about 800 meters from the fence. Dozens of youths, however, advanced to around 300 meters distance and burned...

Yemen Fires Ballistic Missile at Saudi Arabia’s Najran

Yemen Fires Ballistic Missile at Saudi Arabia’s Najran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees, in a retaliatory attack against the Saudi-led coalition, fired a domestically made ballistic missile dubbed “Badr-1” at Saudi Arabia’s border city of Najran, local media reports said on Friday. The missile command of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement announced that its forces on Friday targeted a gathering...