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Moscow Makes Public Full Text of Russia-US Deal on Syria

Moscow Makes Public Full Text of Russia-US Deal on Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Moscow made public the full text of the Russia-US deal on Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday. The text of the agreement was published on the site of the Russian Foreign Ministry. According to the Russia-US deal on Syria, force can be used for self-defense during the ceasefire, while airstrikes use of mortars and rockets, as well as the capture...

Resistance Forces Launch Operation in Eastern Aleppo

Resistance Forces Launch Operation in Eastern Aleppo

DAMASCUS (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s resistance forces launched a large-scale offensive on Tuesday to retake more neighborhoods in the eastern parts of Aleppo from terrorist groups. The ground operation, which has been organized in four main routes to Aleppo’s eastern areas, is being supported by heavy aerial strikes on terrorist strongholds. In the meantime, safe passages have been...

Wahhabism Even More Evil than Israel: Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah

Wahhabism Even More Evil than Israel: Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, says he considers the radical ideology of Wahhabism to be even more pernicious than the Zionist Israeli regime. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remark during his annual meeting with Muslim eulogists and the people responsible for commemoration mourning ceremonies during the Lunar month of...

Triple Bomb Blasts Tear through Baghdad's Shiite Neighborhoods

Triple Bomb Blasts Tear through Baghdad's Shiite Neighborhoods

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A series of bomb blasts killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50 others in Iraq's capital on Tuesday morning. One of the explosions targeted a commercial street in the al-Jadida area of eastern Baghdad, officials said. "A suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt blew himself up this morning near a popular market in the Baghdad Jadida district, east of...

Jordanian Writer Hattar Assassinated for Criticism of Saudis: Analyst

Jordanian Writer Hattar Assassinated for Criticism of Saudis: Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was assassinated for political reasons, not for alleged insult to Islam, a Lebanese political expert said, adding that the Christian journalist was killed by a Salafi assailant just for criticism of the Saudi policies, Wahhabism and Israel. A review of Nahed Hattar’s life reveals that the Jordanian writer and journalist...

Last Group of Rebels Evacuated from Neighborhood in Syria’s Homs

Last Group of Rebels Evacuated from Neighborhood in Syria’s Homs

DAMASCUS (Press Shia Agency) – The first phase of a recent deal between Syria’s Army and terrorist groups on a ceasefire in al-Waer neighborhood in the city of Homs was implemented with the evacuation of the last group of armed rebels from the area to the northwestern province of Idlib. On Monday, a group of 131 armed militants and 119 of their family members left al-Waer on green buses and...

Charlotte Protesters Demand Mayor's Resignation over Black Man's Slaying

Charlotte Protesters Demand Mayor's Resignation over Black Man's Slaying

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Dozens of protesters took their fight for racial equality in policing to the heart of Charlotte's power structure on Monday, demanding the resignations of the mayor, police chief, and lawmakers in the wake of the police slaying of a black man. Residents and activists, many of whom have participated in street demonstrations every day since the death of Keith...

Troubled Lawyer Shoots Nine in Houston before Being Killed by Police

Troubled Lawyer Shoots Nine in Houston before Being Killed by Police

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A troubled lawyer opened fire on morning commuters in Houston on Monday, injuring at least nine people before being fatally shot by US police, authorities said. Six victims were taken to hospitals and three were treated at the scene after being shot at while inside their vehicles in the wealthy neighborhood of West University Place, acting Houston Police Chief Martha...

Four Saudi Forces Killed in Yemen Retaliatory Attack

Four Saudi Forces Killed in Yemen Retaliatory Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Yemeni army and popular committees launched a retaliatory artillery attack against a Saudi military base in the kingdom’s southwestern province of Jizan, killing at least four soldiers. According to Yemen’s al-Masirah news website, Yemeni forces fired artillery shells at the military base of Abadiyah in Jizan on Monday, killing four Saudi forces. Also on...

Syrian Foreign Minister Says Ceasefire Agreement 'Not Dead'

Syrian Foreign Minister Says Ceasefire Agreement 'Not Dead'

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem says a US-Russia-brokered ceasefire agreement is still viable and says his administration is prepared to take part in a unity government. In an interview broadcast on the Mayadeen TV channel Monday, al-Muallem blamed the US, Britain, and France for convening a UN Security Council meeting a day earlier in order to support...