Archive "World"

Prominent Scholars Urge UN to Condemn Suspension of Sheikh Qassim’s Citizenship

Prominent Scholars Urge UN to Condemn Suspension of Sheikh Qassim’s Citizenship

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A group of prominent scholars and political activists from various parts of the world, including the US and Europe, penned a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, urging him to condemn the Bahraini regime's decision to strip prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim. “…suspension of citizenship and deportation of Bahraini leaders...

Former Agents Talk about ‘Unethical Performance’ of US Spy Agencies (+Photos)

Former Agents Talk about ‘Unethical Performance’ of US Spy Agencies (+Photos)

WASHINGTON, DC (Press Shia) – A number of former officers of the US intelligence services, in a three-day workshop in Washington, revealed some secrets about the unethical activities of American spy agencies. According to Press Shia dispatches, the last day of the workshop organized by the World Beyond War global movement was held on Sunday with more than four hundred anti-war activists in...

Aid Reaches Residents of 4 Besieged Syrian Towns (+Photos)

Aid Reaches Residents of 4 Besieged Syrian Towns (+Photos)

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – A total of 71 trucks carrying humanitarian aid have entered four besieged areas of Syria to deliver help to thousands of trapped residents reeling from the ongoing crisis in the Arab country, a report said. According to Press Shia dispatches, the trucks carrying medical items and food supplies arrived in Syria's southwestern town of Madaya, Kefraya and al-Fouaa...

US Law Enforcement System Moving towards Fascism: American Activist

US Law Enforcement System Moving towards Fascism: American Activist

WASHINGTON, DC (Press Shia) – An American political activist and author said the US law enforcement system is moving towards fascism as it is allowing cops to get away with African Americans’ murder. “I am here at World Beyond War because we need to move beyond war and there are many people who are delivering their ideas about how we move to a world beyond war and the idea that I...

Jordanian Writer Shot Dead before Facing Trial

Jordanian Writer Shot Dead before Facing Trial

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A gunman shot dead a Jordanian writer outside a courthouse, where he was expected to stand trial on charges of sharing a cartoon deemed insulting to Islam. State news agency Petra quoted an unidentified security source as saying that Nahed Hattar was killed on Sunday by an assailant who fired three shots at him in front of the Palace of Justice in the Jordanian capital,...

Blacks Should Continue Resistance against US Police Brutality: American Scholar

Blacks Should Continue Resistance against US Police Brutality: American Scholar

WASHINGTON, DC (Press Shia Agency) – An American priest and lecturer said African Americans should continue their resistance against US police brutality and violence in a non-violent way. John Dear, also a former member of the Society of Jesus, called on the black community in the US to continue to resist the culture of racism, police brutality and gun violence through non-violent means....

Turkey Wants to Join US-Led Operation against Daesh in Raqqa: Erdogan

Turkey Wants to Join US-Led Operation against Daesh in Raqqa: Erdogan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkey wants to join the United States in a military operation allegedly aimed to push Daesh (ISIL) from its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, as long as it excludes Kurdish rebel forces, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. NATO member Turkey is backing Arab and Turkmen Syrian rebels who seized the Syrian town of Jarablus from the extremists a month ago in an...

Syrian Forces Foil Militants’ Counterattack in Aleppo

Syrian Forces Foil Militants’ Counterattack in Aleppo

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Resistance forces backed by Syrian Army troops managed to repel a major attack by armed groups on a recently-liberated refugee camp north of Aleppo, killing a number of the militants. According to Press Shia dispatches, Palestinian al-Quds Brigades backed by the Syrian Army countered an overnight attack by armed groups to capture Handarat Camp north of Aleppo. Earlier...

Syrian Official Laments UN Refusal to Mediate Ceasefire in Homs Neighborhood

Syrian Official Laments UN Refusal to Mediate Ceasefire in Homs Neighborhood

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Governor of Syria’s province of Homs described the UN’s refusal to intermediate in a recent deal between the Syrian Army and terrorist groups on a truce in al-Waer as a sign that the countries favoring war in Syria are uneasy about such a ceasefire.  Speaking in an interview with the Press Shia News Agency, Talal al-Barazi said internal negotiations in Syria...

Anti-War Activists Slam US Senate Support for Saudi Arms Deal

Anti-War Activists Slam US Senate Support for Saudi Arms Deal

WASHINGTON, DC (Press Shia) – Hundreds of American anti-war activists have gathered in Washington to discuss violence-free methods for protesting against the US government’s warmongering policies. According to Press Shia dispatches, more than four hundred anti-war activists are attending a three-day workshop in Washington organized by World Beyond War global movement. World Beyond War is a...