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US Quds Move Aimed at Sidelining Palestinian Issue: Iran’s Speaker

US Quds Move Aimed at Sidelining Palestinian Issue: Iran’s Speaker

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the United States’ decision to declare al-Quds (Jerusalem) the capital of the Israeli regime was a move aimed at diverting Muslims’ attention from the issue of Palestine. The Americans want the issue of Palestine to be removed from Muslim countries’ list of top priorities, Larijani told an extraordinary meeting of the...

Tens of Thousands Rally in Indonesia to Support Palestine

Tens of Thousands Rally in Indonesia to Support Palestine

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Tens of thousands of Indonesians protested Sunday against the US decision to recognize Jerusalem (al-Quds) as Israel's capital, the latest show of support for the Palestinians in the country with the world's largest Muslim population. The rally was organized by the top Islamic authority the Indonesian Ulema Council and supported by the government as well as...

Saudi Warplanes Hit Wedding Convoy in Yemen’s Ma’arib, 10 Women Dead

Saudi Warplanes Hit Wedding Convoy in Yemen’s Ma’arib, 10 Women Dead

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi military aircraft targeted a wedding convoy in Yemen's central province of Ma'arib, killing at least ten women. According to the Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, Saudi fighter jets on Sunday hit a wedding ceremony in the districts of Arfaj and Hisan, leaving more than 10 women dead.Dozens of others were also injured during the...

Wheelchair-Bound Palestinian Protester Killed by Israeli Troops

Wheelchair-Bound Palestinian Protester Killed by Israeli Troops

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Palestinian activist who lost his legs in an airstrike was shot dead by Israeli troops as he protested against the US decision to recognize Jerusalem (al-Quds) as Israel’s capital. Wheelchair-bound Ibraheem Abu Thuraya, 29, was one of four Palestinians killed during Friday’s violent clashes, according to officials, Independent reported.Witnesses said he was...

No Pretext Left for 'Uninvited' Foreign Powers to Stay in Region: Australian Prof.

No Pretext Left for 'Uninvited' Foreign Powers to Stay in Region: Australian Prof.

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A professor of political economy based in Australia said that after the collapse of Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in Syria and Iraq, there is no pretext for the “uninvited” foreign powers, like the US, to stay in the Middle East anymore. “There are several important implications of the latest Resistance Axis victory: first, the two principally affected...

Yemeni Troops Target Saudi Positions in Jizan with Homegrown Missile

Yemeni Troops Target Saudi Positions in Jizan with Homegrown Missile

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s army and Popular Committees targeted gatherings of Saudi troops in Jizan in southern Saudi Arabia with a homegrown ballistic missile dubbed “Qaher M2” in retaliation for the continued massacre of civilians by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, sources said. The missile command of the Yemeni army fired the ballistic missiles at Saudi positions in south of...

All Volunteer Forces Should Be Incorporated into State Bodies: Iraq’s Top Cleric

All Volunteer Forces Should Be Incorporated into State Bodies: Iraq’s Top Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq's top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Seyed Ali al-Sistani said the Arab country’s volunteer forces should be incorporated into state bodies. In a message delivered at the Friday sermon in the holy city of Karbala through one of his representatives, Ayatollah Sistani said the country’s popular forces, who helped eradicate Daesh (ISIL) from the Arab...

Young Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in West Bank

Young Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Israeli military forces have shot dead a young Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank amid tensions between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in the occupied territories over the recent decision by the US to recognize the occupied Jerusalem (al-Quds) as the capital of Israel. Palestinian sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Israeli military forces...

Israeli Military Closes Gaza Border Crossings

Israeli Military Closes Gaza Border Crossings

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Israel has closed border crossings into the Gaza Strip as the regime steps up its aerial assaults against the besieged coastal enclave. The Israeli military said in a statement that “due to the security events and in accordance with security assessments” Kerem Shalom crossing - the main passage point for goods entering the Gaza Strip, and the Erez...

US House Passes Bill on Iranian Officials’ Assets

US House Passes Bill on Iranian Officials’ Assets

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The US House of Representatives passed a bill obliging the Treasury Department to publish a report chronicling the financial assets of Iran’s top officials. The legislation, which passed 289-135 on Wednesday, must still clear the Senate before US President Donald Trump can sign it into law, The Washington Examiner reported.Upon introducing the legislation, Bruce...