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Three Iranian Intelligence Forces Killed in Western City of Piranshahr

Three Iranian Intelligence Forces Killed in Western City of Piranshahr

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Three members of Iran’s intelligence forces were killed in clashes with armed counter-revolutionary teams in the western city of Piranshahr on Wednesday, a security official said. One of the armed counter-revolutionary bandits which had entered the country with the aim of triggering explosions, creating casualties and sparking the recent unrests were monitored in...

Palestine Witnessing Full-Scale War: Islamic Jihad Official

Palestine Witnessing Full-Scale War: Islamic Jihad Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader slammed the Israeli prime minister’s Likud party for initiating a resolution to annex the West Bank and expand the Israeli settlements and said that a full-scale war has been waged on Palestine. Khaled Al-Batsh said that Likud’s decision is an outcome of US decision to recognize Jerusalem (al-Quds) as capital of Israel, stressing...

Death Verdicts Signify Bahraini Regime’s Failure to Quash Dissent: Cleric

Death Verdicts Signify Bahraini Regime’s Failure to Quash Dissent: Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A member of Bahrain’s Ulema (scholars) Council said the Al Khalifa regime’s move to sentence six citizens to death in a military court demonstrates the regime’s inability to silence the people. Trying civilians in military courts is unacceptable, Sheikh Mohammad Hassan Khojasteh told Press Shia.“We will not recognize the death sentences issued in these...

West Seeking to Save Terrorists in Iraq: Hezbollah Al-Nujaba Chief

West Seeking to Save Terrorists in Iraq: Hezbollah Al-Nujaba Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The secretary general of Hezbollah al-Nujaba, a major Iraqi Shiite resistance movement fighting terrorist groups, warned Baghdad about Western attempts to save terrorists under the pretext of defending human rights.   Speaking at a meeting with Iraqi Minister of Justice Haidar Al Zamily in Baghdad, Sheikh Akram al-Kaabi stressed the need for the execution of Takfiri...

Hamas Calls for End to ‘Peace Process’

Hamas Calls for End to ‘Peace Process’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chairman of Hamas Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh on Tuesday called for a new Palestinian intifada and a formal end to the so-called peace process with Israel in the wake of the US decision on Quds (Jerusalem). Haniyeh stressed that more steps are needed to prevent the US from achieving its goals, including formulating “a united Arab-Islamic plan in...

Bahraini Regime Arrests another Top Shiite Cleric

Bahraini Regime Arrests another Top Shiite Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Bahraini regime, in yet another move to suppress dissent, detained Sheikh Mahmoud al-A’ali, a top Shiite cleric, amid beefed up security measures in the Persian Gulf country. Bahraini security forces arrested Sheikh al-A’ali on charge of supporting prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, Beirut based Al-Manar TV reported.The development comes as Bahrain has...

West Not Guided by Any Moral Standards: Finnish Lawyer

West Not Guided by Any Moral Standards: Finnish Lawyer

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Finnish lawyer and author slammed the US-led Western society’s silence on the Manama regime’s recent moves to crack down on the Shiite majority in Bahrain, saying the West’s inaction proves its “double standards” on human rights. Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Jon Hellevig condemned the Bahraini regime’s recent decision to sentence six citizens...

Saudi Fighter Jets Continue to Hit Areas across Yemen

Saudi Fighter Jets Continue to Hit Areas across Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi warplanes carried out new airstrikes against several areas across Yemen, inflicting more human loss and material damage on the war-torn Arab country. The Saudi-led coalition launched three attacks on the Yemen’s capital Sana’a overnight, an official told Saba News Agency on Wednesday.In the meantime, five Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit Hajjah...

Iraqi Gov't Adopts Measures to Pave Way for Dialogue with Kurdistan Region

Iraqi Gov't Adopts Measures to Pave Way for Dialogue with Kurdistan Region

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Iraqi government has said it took a number of decisions paving the way for dialogue with the Kurdistan Region Government (KRG) on disputed issues as there are signs of autonomous region’s obedience to the law of the constitution. On his Facebook page, Ihsan al-Shamri, an adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, said that “Since the KRG has...

Syrian Troops Recapture Territories near Idlib

Syrian Troops Recapture Territories near Idlib

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – The Syrian army liberated three villages near the northwestern city of Idlib in the war against remnants of Takfiri terrorist groups in the Arab country. In an operation on Tuesday, the Syrian army, backed by allied forces, liberated three villages in the southeastern suburbs of Idlib in a battle against the Nusra Front terrorists.The assault was part of a military...