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Trump Threatens to Get Military Involved as Minneapolis Protesters Torch City (+Video)

Trump Threatens to Get Military Involved as Minneapolis Protesters Torch City (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - US President Donald Trump has vowed decisive action to quell unrest in Minneapolis, sparked by the police killing of an unarmed black man, threatening to get the military involved after protesters torched the city police headquarters. - World news - The ultimatum came early on Friday morning from the president’s Twitter handle, slamming Minneapolis Mayor Jacob...

Trump Signs Order That Could Punish Social Media Companies for Content Policing

Trump Signs Order That Could Punish Social Media Companies for Content Policing

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order threatening penalties against social-media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives. - World news - President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order that could open the door for the US government to assume oversight of political speech on the Internet, a broadside against Silicon...

Military Spokesman: ‘No Place for Daesh on Iraqi Lands’

Military Spokesman: ‘No Place for Daesh on Iraqi Lands’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul, military spokesman for Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, said that Daesh, which has already been vanquished, no longer poses a threat to the Arab country. - World news - On Wednesday, Rasoul said in an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat that Daesh cells have “almost vanished” and...

UNHCR: No Funds to Support 25,000 Families in Yemen

UNHCR: No Funds to Support 25,000 Families in Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said that 25,000 families in Yemen will no longer receive aid as of next month due to lack of funding. - World news - UNHCR Global Spokesperson, Shabia Mantoo, stressed the need to stop the Saudi-led war on Yemen, noting that the lack of funding would stop the humanitarian programs in the...

6 Saudis Killed, 3 Injured in Shooting near Yemen Border

6 Saudis Killed, 3 Injured in Shooting near Yemen Border

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Six were killed and three others injured in Saudi Arabia's southwestern province of Asir, a report said. - World news - Saudi police in the province are investigating the incident but provided no information concerning the attackers, the report carried by the Middle East Monitor reported. The incident is said to have been sparked by a dispute between two...

New Video Shows George Loyd Being Dragged Out of Car before Murder by Police

New Video Shows George Loyd Being Dragged Out of Car before Murder by Police

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A new footage has emerged showing the moment George Floyd was pulled from vehicle and placed in handcuffs in Minneapolis. - World news - It shows the moment George Floyd was pulled from his car by officers during his arrest, moments before he lost consciousness and died after a white officer kneeled on his neck for five minutes during an altercation. Floyd...

Infighting between Saudi, UAE Militias Kills Senior Commander in Yemen

Infighting between Saudi, UAE Militias Kills Senior Commander in Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior Saudi-backed commander was killed last week in Yemen’s Abyan province during renewed infighting between Emirati-backed separatists and Saudi-backed militia loyal to former president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi. - World news - According to reports, the commander of the 153rd Brigade of the pro-Saudi forces was identified as Brigadier General Mohammad...

Senior Daesh Ringleader in Iraq Killed in Eastern Syria: Baghdad

Senior Daesh Ringleader in Iraq Killed in Eastern Syria: Baghdad

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior ringleader of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group in Iraq was killed in an airstrike in eastern Syria, the Iraqi government said. - World news - According to a statement by the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service, Moataz Numan Abdel Nayef Najm al-Jabouri was killed in an airstrike in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province, Anadolu Agency reported. It said the...

US Activists Protest Death of Black Man by Police in Minnesota (+Video)

US Activists Protest Death of Black Man by Police in Minnesota (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A number of US activist groups organized a massive protest at the site of an incident where a black man was violently arrested by Minneapolis NAACP that led to his death. - World news - On Tuesday night, hundreds of protestors demonstrated over the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man killed in police custody on Memorial Day. Police in riot gear were called...

Yemen Aid Lifeline near ‘Breaking Point’: UN Food Agency

Yemen Aid Lifeline near ‘Breaking Point’: UN Food Agency

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Humanitarian aid projects to war-torn Yemen are reaching a breaking point, and some $870 million is needed to continue giving life-saving assistance to millions of vulnerable people for the next six months, the World Food Program (WFP), warned. - World news - The appeal for a fresh cash injection comes after more than five years of Saudi-led aggression against the...