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Syrian Official Says Iran, Russia Curbing Turkey’s Danger in North of Syria

Syrian Official Says Iran, Russia Curbing Turkey’s Danger in North of Syria

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) - Iran and Russia policy for curbing Turkey danger in the Syrian northern parts are a positive step, an adviser to the Syrian Prime Minister said, elaborating on differences between safe zones and de-escalation zones. Speaking to Press Shia, Abdulqader Azouz pointed to significant difference that exists between safe zones and de-escalation zones, and noted that in the...

Saudi Regime Likely behind Outbreak of Cholera in Yemen: Official

Saudi Regime Likely behind Outbreak of Cholera in Yemen: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The secretary-general of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council highlighted the heinous crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition in the Arabian Peninsula country and said the Riyadh regime may have caused the current outbreak of Cholera in Yemen on purpose. “Any crime is expected from the enemies and in the meantime, the blows that the Saudi-UAE attacks have dealt...

Yemeni Forces Repel Massive Attacks by Saudi Mercenaries in Taiz

Yemeni Forces Repel Massive Attacks by Saudi Mercenaries in Taiz

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees managed to repulse massive attacks by Saudi-backed mercenaries in Yemen’s southwestern province of Taiz, killing and injuring a number of the militants. A number of mercenaries of the fugitive former President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh, were killed in a counterattack mounted by the Yemeni troops...

Israeli Guards Attack Palestinian Female Prisoners in Occupied Territories

Israeli Guards Attack Palestinian Female Prisoners in Occupied Territories

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Israeli security forces in Damon Prison in the occupied territories harshly attacked Palestinian women held captive in the prison. After conducting multiple visits to the prison, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) revealed Monday that the director of Damon prison attacked the female prisoners personally and tied their hands behind their backs.A follow-up...

Syrian Forces Launch 2nd Phase of Damascus Battle to Drive Out Daesh

Syrian Forces Launch 2nd Phase of Damascus Battle to Drive Out Daesh

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – Syria’s army and its allies have started the second phase of a major operation titled “Al-Fajr Al-Kobra” to drive out Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists from Damascus outskirts, a report said. According to Press Shia dispatches, Syrian forces on Monday began the second stage of the operation near an airport in the eastern countryside of the capital to flush out the...

Palestinian Shot Dead by Israeli Troops in West Bank

Palestinian Shot Dead by Israeli Troops in West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Palestinian man has been shot dead after he allegedly rammed his vehicle into a group of Israeli soldiers, injuring one, near a settlement in the occupied West Bank. An Israeli army spokesman claimed that the man emerged from his vehicle brandishing a knife after the ramming near Bethlehem intersection on Monday, prompting another soldier to shoot him, the Palestinian...

Bahraini Court Sentences Prominent Activist to 2 Years in Jail

Bahraini Court Sentences Prominent Activist to 2 Years in Jail

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A Bahraini court Monday sentenced prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab to two years in jail. A Judicial source, quoted by the official Bahrain News Agency, said Rajab was convicted "of disseminating false news, statements and rumors about the internal situation of the kingdom that would undermine its prestige and status."The verdict, which the source said...

Besieged Gaza People Farming on Rooftops to Resist Blockade (+Video)

Besieged Gaza People Farming on Rooftops to Resist Blockade (+Video)

GAZA CITY (Press Shia Agency) – The besieged people of Gaza Strip, who have been under the Zionist regime’s sever sanctions for years, have resorted to rooftop agriculture to supply their families’ nutritional needs. According to Press Shia Agency dispatches, the Gaza Strip is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. The Tel Aviv regime has also turned more than a third of...

UK Court Rejects Bid to Halt Saudi Arms Sales

UK Court Rejects Bid to Halt Saudi Arms Sales

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - London's High Court has ruled that Britain's multi-billion-pound arms sale to its ally Saudi Arabia is lawful. The Campaign against the Arms Trade (CAAT) had sought an order to block the export licenses for British-made bombs, fighter jets and other munitions.The campaigners argued they were being used by the Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen in violation of...

Geneva Hosts New Round of Syria Talks amid Ceasefire

Geneva Hosts New Round of Syria Talks amid Ceasefire

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The UN's envoy for Syria opened a new round of indirect talks, the seventh so far, between Syrian government representatives and opposition leaders to try to wind down the battered country's civil war. The start of the talks in Geneva coincided with the first full day of a ceasefire for southern Syria that was brokered last week by the US, Russia and...