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Time for Europe to Launch SPV, Show Some Autonomy: Italian Analyst

Time for Europe to Launch SPV, Show Some Autonomy: Italian Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior fellow with the Transatlantic Program of the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) said it is time for Europe to once and for all be independent, establish its proposed special purpose vehicle (SPV) and show “some important margins of autonomy” in face of the US. - World news - “So the defense of the JCPOA or the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is...

Over 40 Injured in Gaza ‘March Of Return’ Protest (+Video)

Over 40 Injured in Gaza ‘March Of Return’ Protest (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - At least 46 people were injured in clashes with Israeli forces while protesting along Gaza border on Friday evening. - World news - Israeli forces used teargas and fired rubber-coated bullets to disperse the protesters who took part in the Great March of Return.Several injured were seen being carried away by the emergency services.The Great March of Return, launched in...

Hundreds of Yellow-Vest Protesters Condemn High Living Process in Tel Aviv (+Video)

Hundreds of Yellow-Vest Protesters Condemn High Living Process in Tel Aviv (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Hundreds of yellow-vest-wearing Israelis blocked downtown streets in Tel Aviv as they protested against higher living costs. - World news - Residents are facing increases in the cost of water, taxes, electricity and food among other commodities.Arrests were made Friday after the protesters inspired by similarly attired yellow-vested demonstrators in France rallied...

Australia Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: PM Morrison

Australia Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: PM Morrison

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem (al-Quds) as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday. - World news - “Australia now recognizes West Jerusalem, being the seat of the Knesset and many of the institutions of government, is the capital of...

One of Khashoggi Killers Said ‘I Know How to Cut’ on Audio, Erdogan Says

One of Khashoggi Killers Said ‘I Know How to Cut’ on Audio, Erdogan Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – One of the killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was heard saying “I know how to cut” on the audio of the killing Turkey shared with US and European officials, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. - World news - Erdogan also slammed Riyadh for its changing account of how Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and prominent critic of Saudi Crown Prince...

Iraq Summons Turkish Envoy over Airstrikes

Iraq Summons Turkish Envoy over Airstrikes

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq’s foreign ministry summoned Turkey’s ambassador in Baghdad to protest over “repeated airspace violations”, after Turkish warplanes earlier carried out strikes against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. - World news - On Friday, the Turkish military said on Twitter it had killed eight militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in...

Saudi Jets Bomb Hudaydah after Truce Deal

Saudi Jets Bomb Hudaydah after Truce Deal

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi warplanes pounded areas in Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah, reports said, a day after a ceasefire agreement was reached by the warring parties at UN-sponsored peace talks. - World news - Despite the ceasefire, one resident told Reuters he could hear the sound of missiles and automatic gunfire in the direction of the eastern 7th July suburb.Houthi-run...

Israeli Army Kills Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli Army Kills Palestinian in West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Israeli troops killed a Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank in clashes during anti-occupation protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied territories. - World news - The Palestinian Health Ministry said that Mahmoud Nakhla, 18, was shot in the abdomen and died at a medical center in Ramallah, as Israeli soldiers clashed with dozens of...

Senate Rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen War

Senate Rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen War

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the US Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump’s response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally. - World news - Although the resolutions are largely symbolic — because it's unclear if they will be...

Yemen’s Ansarullah Says Ceasefire Reached for Hudaydah

Yemen’s Ansarullah Says Ceasefire Reached for Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement Mohammad Abdulsalam, who headed a delegation in the UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden, said a ceasefire was reached in the last day of the talks for the western port city of al-Hudaydah. - World news - Abdulsalam said the warring parties agreed on Thursday to a ceasefire for the flashpoint city of Hudaydah and its...