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Military Site in Saudi Arabia’s Jizan Targeted by Yemeni Missile

Military Site in Saudi Arabia’s Jizan Targeted by Yemeni Missile

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s army fired a ballistic missile at a military site in Saudi Arabia's southwestern Jizan region in retaliation for the Riyadh regime’s relentless airstrikes against the impoverished Arab country. The Badr 1 short-range ballistic missile was fired at the military site in Jizan on Sunday, Saba news agency reported.Dozens of Saudi troops were killed and injured...

Taliban Says Has No Plan to Extend Truce after Deadly Bombing

Taliban Says Has No Plan to Extend Truce after Deadly Bombing

KABUL (Press Shia) – Afghan Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the group has no intention to extend a holiday ceasefire it had recently declared after a suicide-bombing hit a gathering of Afghan people and Taliban fighters in the crisis-hit country. In a statement on Sunday, Mujahid described the attack as “suspicious” and called on all Taliban members to maintain their...

KRG to Counter Hostile Moves against Iran: Official

KRG to Counter Hostile Moves against Iran: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s spokesperson expressed Erbil’s opposition to the armed groups that threaten the neighboring states, stressing that the KRG government does not allow such groups to use its territory for moves against Iran and Turkey. In an interview with Press Shia Agency, KRG spokesperson and chief of staff of the KRG prime...

Ansarullah: No Iranian Fighter in Yemen

Ansarullah: No Iranian Fighter in Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – There are no Iranians involved in the war in Yemen, spokesman for the Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah movement said. There is not even a single Iranian individual fighting in Yemen, while the military forces of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Sudan have boots on the ground in Yemen and are involved in a Saudi-led military campaign against the Yemeni people, Mohammad...

Yemeni Forces Seize Foreign Boat near Hudaydah, Houthi Leader Says

Yemeni Forces Seize Foreign Boat near Hudaydah, Houthi Leader Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee announced that the Houthi Ansarullah movement has managed to capture a foreign boat in waters near the western port city of Hudaydah. The Yemeni coast guard seized a French or American boat in Hudaydah, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi said on his Twitter account.What matters is that this boat is a...

Ansarullah: Israel Bombs Yemen’s West Coast

Ansarullah: Israel Bombs Yemen’s West Coast

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – While fighting between the Yemeni defending forces and the Saudi-led mercenaries attacking Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah has flared up in recent days, a member of Houthi Ansarullah movement said Israeli fighter jets have carried out airstrikes on the western coast of Yemen. Zaifullah al-Shami, a member of the Ansarullah movement’s political bureau,...

French Special Forces on The Ground in Yemen: Report

French Special Forces on The Ground in Yemen: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – French special forces are present on the ground in Yemen with forces from the United Arab Emirates, French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Saturday, citing two military sources. The newspaper gave no further information about their activities. The Defense Ministry was not immediately available for comment, but its usual policy is not to comment on special forces’...

Syrian Army’s Battle to Liberate Southern Areas Nearing: Commentator

Syrian Army’s Battle to Liberate Southern Areas Nearing: Commentator

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A political analyst and chief editor of the newspaper “Rai al-Yaum” highlighted the Syrian army’s recent victories against foreign-backed militants and said a new battle will soon begin in the southwestern parts of the Arab country. In an editorial published in Rai al-Yaum, Abdel Bari Atwan said the Syrian army’s massive operation to recapture...

US-Israeli-Saudi Plot against Region Doomed to Failure: Hezbollah

US-Israeli-Saudi Plot against Region Doomed to Failure: Hezbollah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A high-ranking official at the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement deplored policies adopted by the US, Israeli and Saudi regimes against regional nations and said their joint plot will be foiled by the nations’ resistance. Sheikh Nabil Qaouk, a senior member of Hezbollah's Executive Council, condemned the Saudi-led coalition for recent killings of Yemeni people...

Afghanistan Confirms Death of Pakistani Taliban Chief

Afghanistan Confirms Death of Pakistani Taliban Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani confirmed the death of Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah, hailing it a "great step toward building trust" between Kabul and Islamabad. Ghani announced in a tweet on Friday that he has spoken with Pakistan's caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa "and confirmed...