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Takfiri Militants Holding Up Evacuation of Syria’s Foua, Kefraya

Takfiri Militants Holding Up Evacuation of Syria’s Foua, Kefraya

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – Takfiri terrorists seized a convoy of eight buses used for an evacuation near Idlib in Syria on Wednesday, holding up a deal to allow civilians to depart the besieged towns of al-Foua and Kefraya. According to Press Shia dispatches, the buses taking over 400 residents of al-Foua and Kefraya, including the wounded and sick, to Aleppo were stopped in al-Rashedeen...

Manama Seeking to Subdue Dissidents by Raid on Sheikh Qassim’s House: Bahraini Figure

Manama Seeking to Subdue Dissidents by Raid on Sheikh Qassim’s House: Bahraini Figure

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior Bahraini opposition figure said a recent attack by the Al Khalifa regime forces on the house of the Persian Gulf nation’s senior Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim was meant to force people to kneel down and retreat from their demands. Speaking to Press Shia Agency on Wednesday, Rashed al-Rashed said the raid by the Manama regime’s troops on Sheikh...

Syrian Forces Enter Eastern Aleppo for 1st Time in 4 Years

Syrian Forces Enter Eastern Aleppo for 1st Time in 4 Years

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s army and their allies on Tuesday entered eastern parts of Aleppo for the first time in four years after thousands of militants were transported out of the northwestern city as part of a deal between Damascus and Takfiri groups. Hundreds of Syrian forces entered al-Sukkari region, eastern Aleppo, on Tuesday on a new mission to fully clear the regained areas of...

Bahrain Regime Summons Top Cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim to Court

Bahrain Regime Summons Top Cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim to Court

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Regime forces in Bahraini have handed a warrant to prominent cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim to appear in court, after clashing with supporters around his house. Bahraini police forces used tear gas against Sheikh Qassim’s supporters around his residence in the western Diraz region of the country in a brutal effort to gain access to the doorway of the house on Wednesday....

Evacuation of Syria’s Kefraya, Foua Underway; 8 More Buses Enter Aleppo + (Photos)

Evacuation of Syria’s Kefraya, Foua Underway; 8 More Buses Enter Aleppo + (Photos)

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – At least 400 more people were evacuated from the two Syrian towns of Kefraya and al-Foua on Tuesday as part of a deal between Damascus and Takfiri terrorists. According to Press Shia dispatches, a convoy of eight buses carrying over 400 evacuees, including the wounded and sick, left Kefraya and al-Foua in the Idlib province on Tuesday. On Monday, 10 buses transported...

Putin: Ambassador Murder A Ploy to Wreck Syrian Peace Process

Putin: Ambassador Murder A Ploy to Wreck Syrian Peace Process

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that the killing of Russia's ambassador to Turkey was a despicable provocation aimed at spoiling Russia-Turkey ties and derailing Moscow's attempts to find a solution to the Syria crisis. In televised comments, Putin, speaking at a special meeting in the Kremlin, ordered security at Russian embassies around the...

US Embassy 'Security Incident' after Russian Envoy Killing in Ankara

US Embassy 'Security Incident' after Russian Envoy Killing in Ankara

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The US Embassy in Ankara is on lockdown after a 'security incident' moments after the Russian ambassador assassination in the city. In a tweet on Monday, the US State Department advised all citizens to avoid the area following reports of a shooting near the embassy. Officials have described the closure as being due to an "ongoing security...

UN Condemns Killing of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

UN Condemns Killing of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The United Nations condemned an attack on the Russian ambassador to Ankara, who was shot and killed in an attack at an art gallery in the Turkish capital on Monday. "We condemn the gun attack on the Russian ambassador to Turkey. There can be no justification for an attack on a diplomat or an ambassador," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. "We hope...

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Assassinated in Ankara

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Assassinated in Ankara

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Russia's ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated at an art exhibition in Ankara on Monday. Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was assassinated by a lone Turkish gunman shouting “God is great!” and “don’t forget Aleppo, don’t forget Syria!” in what Russia called a terrorist attack. The gunman, who was described by...

Iraqi Popular Forces Repel Daesh Attack West of Mosul

Iraqi Popular Forces Repel Daesh Attack West of Mosul

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units, also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, foiled an attack launched by the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) Takfiri group west of the strategic northern city of Mosul. According to the Arabic language news website al-Ahed, the terrorist group launched the attack north of Abu Samana village in the western suburbs of Mosul on Monday.  A unit of...