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Trump Blackmailing Arab States through Iranophobia: Hezbollah Chief

Trump Blackmailing Arab States through Iranophobia: Hezbollah Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement said US President Donald Trump knows no limits in his efforts to blackmail Arab states of the Middle East region through the Iranophobic language. Addressing his supporters via a televised speech broadcast live from the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Friday evening, Seyed Hassan Nasrallah said...

Yemenis Stage Rallies against Saudi-Led Aggression

Yemenis Stage Rallies against Saudi-Led Aggression

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – People in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ibb held massive rallies to voice their outrage over continued war crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition in the Arabian Peninsula country. The residents of Ba'dan District in Ibb Province staged a protest to condemn the crimes of the Saudi-UAE-US alliance and the blockade of Yemen, local reports said late on...

Yemen Inflicts Heavy Casualties on Saudi Forces, Mercenaries in Durayhimi

Yemen Inflicts Heavy Casualties on Saudi Forces, Mercenaries in Durayhimi

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The forces of Yemen’s army and Popular Committees, in retaliatory attacks against the Saudi-led coalition, have managed to kill and injure 25 Saudi servicemen and 269 Riyadh-backed mercenaries in al-Durayhimi district in Hudaydah, local sources said. The spokesman for Yemen’s National Salvation Government, Abdul Salam Ali Jaber, condemned recent attacks by...

Scores of Daesh Militants Killed in Syria’s Sweida

Scores of Daesh Militants Killed in Syria’s Sweida

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian forces continued their military campaign against Daesh terrorists in the al-Safa hills in Syria's southern province of Sweida, killing and injuring dozens of them. Syrian warplanes pounded the positions of the Daesh terrorists in Sweida, inflicting major losses on them, SANA news agency reported.The militants’ hideouts were also bombarded by the...

Facebook: 29 Million Accounts Hacked

Facebook: 29 Million Accounts Hacked

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Facebook said on Friday that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach at the world's leading social network disclosed late last month. The company had originally said up to 50 million accounts were affected in a cyberattack that exploited a trio of software flaws to steal "access tokens" that enable people to automatically log back onto...

US Senate Passes Anti-Hezbollah Bills

US Senate Passes Anti-Hezbollah Bills

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The US Senate approved two bills that clear the way for new sanctions against the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah. The two bills were unanimously passed with bipartisan support on Friday, sending the “Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017” (HIFPAA) and the “STOP Using Human Shields Act” (aka STOP) to US...

IMF Chief Attending Saudi Conference after Khashoggi’s Disappearance

IMF Chief Attending Saudi Conference after Khashoggi’s Disappearance

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said she has not canceled her plans to attend an elite Saudi investment conference later this month, but will be “very attentive” to any new information about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “At this point in time, my intention is to not change my plan and to be very...

UK Drawing Up List of Potential Saudi Sanctions over Khashoggi’s Disappearance

UK Drawing Up List of Potential Saudi Sanctions over Khashoggi’s Disappearance

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – UK officials have reportedly begun drawing up a list of Saudi security and government officials who could potentially come under sanctions pending the outcome of investigations into the disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The list being drawn up by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office could be used in case the UK decides to invoke the “Magnitsky...

Israeli Troops Kill 7 near Gaza Border: Palestinian Health Officials

Israeli Troops Kill 7 near Gaza Border: Palestinian Health Officials

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in protests along Gaza’s border, Gaza health officials said. The Palestinian deaths bring to around 200 the number of Gazans killed since the border protests began on March 30, according to Palestinian Health Ministry figures.Gaza medics said that, in addition to the seven dead, around 140 others were wounded, Reuters...

British Billionaire Freezes Business Ties with Saudis over Khashoggi

British Billionaire Freezes Business Ties with Saudis over Khashoggi

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – British billionaire Richard Branson has frozen business links with Saudi Arabia amid reports that journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Branson said that if the reports are true, it would "clearly change the ability of any of us in the West to do business with the Saudi government”, AP reported.Branson, founder of...