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Iran’s Larijani Congratulates Lebanon on Anniversary of 33-Day War Victory

Iran’s Larijani Congratulates Lebanon on Anniversary of 33-Day War Victory

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated Lebanon on the 12th anniversary of the Arab country’s victory in the 2006 war against the Israeli regime. In a congratulatory message to his Lebanese counterpart Nabih Berri, Larijani hailed the role of Berri, Secretary General of Hezbollah Resistance Movement Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, and the fighters of the...

16 Militant Drones Destroyed by Russian Air Defenses at Hmeimim Base in August

16 Militant Drones Destroyed by Russian Air Defenses at Hmeimim Base in August

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Maj. Gen.Alexei Tsygankov, head of the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation, said on Tuesday that the Russian air defense at the Hmeimim airbase have downed a total number of 16 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) launched by militants operating in the Idlib, since early August. "A total number of 16 unmanned aerial vehicles, launched from the territory controlled by...

Saudi Army Positions in Jizan Pounded by Yemeni Forces’ Missile Attack

Saudi Army Positions in Jizan Pounded by Yemeni Forces’ Missile Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Saudi army positions near the port city of Al-Mocha in southwestern Yemen was hit by two Yemeni Zelzal 2 missiles Tuesday night, according to Almasirah news website. The Yemeni-made Zelzal missiles were fired by the army and Houthi Ansarullah popular forces at the position of the Saudi military forces near the port city of Al-Mocha.More reports from the war-hit country...

Hezbollah Stronger than Ever, Nasrallah Says

Hezbollah Stronger than Ever, Nasrallah Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah in a televised speech on Tuesday night said the movement was at its strongest shape since its foundation. Addressing a gathering marking the end of the 2006 Israeli war on Lebanon, Nasrallah said Hezbollah’s arms, equipment, numbers and determination have never been stronger...

Britain’s Quercus to Cease 500mln Euro Investment in Iran’s Energy Sector

Britain’s Quercus to Cease 500mln Euro Investment in Iran’s Energy Sector

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The recently imposed US sanctions on Tehran has led to British renewable energy investor Quercus, stopping to build a 500 million euro ($570 million) solar power project in Iran. The solar plant in Iran would have been the first renewable energy investment outside Europe by Quercus and the world’s sixth largest, with a 600 megawatt (MW) capacity.Sanctions...

US-North Korea Talks to Yield No Result: Ex-Iranian Envoy

US-North Korea Talks to Yield No Result: Ex-Iranian Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The former Iranian ambassador to China highlighted the US government’s non-commitment to its international obligations and expressed pessimism about the future of Washington-Pyongyang talks, saying the negotiations will likely produce no outcome.     “The evidence shows that there is no way for these negotiations to yield results,” Javad...

Afghan Forces Push Taliban Militants Back from Ghazni

Afghan Forces Push Taliban Militants Back from Ghazni

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Afghan forces have pushed the Taliban militants back from the strategic city of Ghazni and are now trying to flush the insurgents from the city’s outskirts, according to officials. Ghazni residents and some Afghan officials said early Tuesday that the Taliban has been forced to withdraw from a number of areas in the city after setting government buildings on fire, Afghan...

More Refugees Continue to Return from Lebanon to Syria as Repatriation Continues

More Refugees Continue to Return from Lebanon to Syria as Repatriation Continues

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Almost 150 Syrian refugees returned home from Lebanon on Monday, as repatriation of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees is continued from neighboring countries. Over a Hundred Syrian refugees returned home from Lebanon on Monday, the Reuters news agency reported, citing a statement by Lebanon's General Security agency.Meanwhile the Syrian Army continues to...

Hundreds Hurt as Spanish Festival Boardwalk Collapses into Sea

Hundreds Hurt as Spanish Festival Boardwalk Collapses into Sea

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Hundreds of people were hurt, two seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in northwestern Spain on Sunday night, local authorities said. There were no reports of any fatalities from the incident which the Galicia regional government said left 316 people injured at the O Marisquino festival in the town of Vigo.Nine of them are still...

Yemenis Mourn Children Killed at Saudi Coalition Airstrike (+Video, Photos)

Yemenis Mourn Children Killed at Saudi Coalition Airstrike (+Video, Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Mourners gathered in large number on Monday to bury tens of children killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a bus in Sa'adah. At least 40 children were killed in Thursday’s raid which hit the bus as it drove through Dahyan market in Sa'adah.The bodies wrapped in white shrouds were transported from the hospital to a large square for prayers before heading...