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Actress Slams Israel’s ‘Nation-State Law’ as Racist

Actress Slams Israel’s ‘Nation-State Law’ as Racist

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The American-Israeli actress Natalie Portman has labelled the nation-state law of Israel as “racist” and a “mistake” in an interview with an Arabic newspaper. - World news - "The Nation-State law is racist," she said in an interview with Al Quds Al- Arabi on Wednesday."It is a mistake and I don't agree with it ... (people's) lives are...

French Police Hunt Gunman after Christmas Market Attack

French Police Hunt Gunman after Christmas Market Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Hundreds of French anti-terror police are hunting for a fugitive gunman who attacked Christmas shoppers at a market in the eastern city of Strasbourg, officials said. - World news - The attack in the heart of the medieval city as the annual Christmas market was closing on Tuesday night left two dead, 13 injured and crowds of traumatized witnesses.The suspect, a...

Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Disabled Palestinian from Behind (+Video)

Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Disabled Palestinian from Behind (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A rights group showed in a video how Israeli soldiers shot dead a young disabled Palestinian from behind, but Israeli army falsely claimed that he was killed during violent clashes. - World news - Jerusalem-based non-profit human rights group B’Tselem uploaded a new video showing 22-year-old Mohammed Habali, being fatally shot by Israeli soldiers in early December in...

Islamic Jihad Leader Hails Iran’s Support for Palestine

Islamic Jihad Leader Hails Iran’s Support for Palestine

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The secretary general of the Islamic Jihad movement hailed Iran’s backing for the Palestinian people and resistance groups, saying his movement welcomes support from any party in the world. - World news - In an interview with the Al Ghad TV, Ziad al-Nakhala said Islamic Jihad welcomes support for the Palestinian nation provided by any side in the world.Iran is one of...

UN Chief Joins Yemen Peace Talks in Sweden

UN Chief Joins Yemen Peace Talks in Sweden

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The United Nations chief on Thursday will join the final day of peace talks between Yemen’s warring parties that have brought agreements on reopening Sana’a airport and restarting oil exports but no deal on a strategic Red Sea port. - World news - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived late on Wednesday in Sweden, where the talks are being held, according to...

Drone Footage Shows Wreckage of Train Crash That Left Four Dead in Turkey (+Video)

Drone Footage Shows Wreckage of Train Crash That Left Four Dead in Turkey (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A drone video footage shows the aftermath of a high-speed train crash at a station near the Turkish capital of Ankara on Thursday morning that left at least four and injured 40 others. - World news - The footage obtained from a Turkish TV channel shows the aftermath of the incident, where derailed railroad cars and collapsed structures can be seen.According to...

China Says 2nd Canadian under Probe for Harming State Security

China Says 2nd Canadian under Probe for Harming State Security

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, is being investigated on suspicion of harming China’s state security, officials said, days after a former Canadian diplomat was detained in China in an escalating diplomatic row. - World news - The state security bureau in the northeastern Chinese city of Dandong, which borders North Korea, has been...

Turkish Train Crash in Ankara Kills 4, Injures 43: Governor

Turkish Train Crash in Ankara Kills 4, Injures 43: Governor

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Turkish high-speed train collided with another locomotive and crashed into an overpass at a train station in Ankara on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 43, the local governor said. - World news - Video footage showed emergency workers at the scene, working to rescue people from carriages trapped beneath the mangled metal wreckage of the overpass at the...

2 Killed, Dozens Injured in Car Bomb Explosion in Syria’s Al-Bab (+Video)

2 Killed, Dozens Injured in Car Bomb Explosion in Syria’s Al-Bab (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A car bomb explosion left at least 2 people dead and several injured in the eastern Syrian city of al-Bab in Aleppo province on Wednesday afternoon. - World news - The explosion happened outside a mosque in the city, which has been under the control of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) since 2017, according to local media.No group or individual has claimed...

US Senate Advances Measure to End Support for Saudi War on Yemen

US Senate Advances Measure to End Support for Saudi War on Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – In a rare break with President Donald Trump, the US Senate voted to move ahead with a resolution to end US military support for the Saudi-led coalition in the war in Yemen and lawmakers vowed to push for sanctions against the kingdom in the new year. - World news - Eleven of Trump’s fellow Republicans joined Democrats to provide the 60 votes needed to...