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Video Shows Damage Done to Notre Dame Cathedral by Fire

Video Shows Damage Done to Notre Dame Cathedral by Fire

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Footage shows the visible damage done to the Notre Dame cathedral a day after it was engulfed in flames. - World news - A massive fundraising campaign was being launched Tuesday to rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral, hours after a huge fire engulfed the iconic 800-year-old house of worship in the French capital. The Paris Fire Service announced on Twitter that...

Mogherini: EU Does Not Recognize Israel ‘Sovereignty’ over Golan

Mogherini: EU Does Not Recognize Israel ‘Sovereignty’ over Golan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – European Union's Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said the 28-member bloc does not recognize Israeli “sovereignty” over Syria’s occupied Golan Heights. - World news - “The EU has a very simple and clear position that I have had the possibility to reiterate and restate in very clear manner over time and more recently. The EU does not recognize...

Trump Vetoes Resolution to End US Involvement in Deadly Saudi War on Yemen

Trump Vetoes Resolution to End US Involvement in Deadly Saudi War on Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end US involvement in the Saudi aggression against Yemen that has so far killed tens of thousands of civilians, the White House said. - World news - “This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of American...

Lebanese FM Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab League

Lebanese FM Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab League

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil Tuesday called for Syria’s return to the Arab League, during a speech at the fifth Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum in Moscow. - World news - “Every time we meet, there is a vacant chair. ... It is not permissible for Syria to remain outside the Arab fold,” Bassil said, according to a statement from his office, the...

Syria Army Inflicts Losses on Terrorists in Hama, Idlib

Syria Army Inflicts Losses on Terrorists in Hama, Idlib

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian forces targeted the positions of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, in the central province of Hama, inflicting major losses on them. - World news - According to SANA on Tuesday, the army troops launched an attack against Al-Nusra terrorists in al-Madiq Castle town in Hama northern countryside after they...

Fire Erupts at Palestine’s Historic al-Aqsa Mosque (+Video)

Fire Erupts at Palestine’s Historic al-Aqsa Mosque (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A fire broke out in the holy site of al-Aqsa mosque in al-Quds (Jerusalem) on Monday, endangering a part of the worship site. - World news - ​The fire broke out in the guard room outside the al-Marwani Prayer Room Monday evening, according to a statement by the mosque's Islamic Waqf (Endowments) Department. According to The New Arab, a guard reported a short gap in...

Saudi Crown Prince, CENTCOM Commander Meet in Riyadh: Report

Saudi Crown Prince, CENTCOM Commander Meet in Riyadh: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks with US Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie in the capital Riyadh, a report said. - World news - According to the report, Salman and McKenzie discussed cooperation between the two countries, especially in the military arena, Reuters reported. They reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries...

Syria Refugee Commits Suicide after Being Bullied in Canada

Syria Refugee Commits Suicide after Being Bullied in Canada

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Syrian family who fled to Canada have spoken out about the death of their nine-year-old daughter after she committed suicide last month as a result of being bullied at school, a report said. - World news - Amal Alshteiwi’s body was found by her mother on March 6 in their home in Calgary, Middle East Monitor reported. In the weeks leading up to her death she...

Parts of Notre Dame Cathedral Saved From Total Loss by Fire (+Video)

Parts of Notre Dame Cathedral Saved From Total Loss by Fire (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral was saved from total destruction by fire officials after a massive fire engulfed the 865-year-old Catholic church on Monday. - World news - Parts of Notre Dame Cathedral saved from total loss by fireThe basic structure of the building was saved but the historic church suffered extensive damages, fire officials said, AJC...

Italy’s UniCredit to Pay $1.3bln to Settle US Sanctions Probe

Italy’s UniCredit to Pay $1.3bln to Settle US Sanctions Probe

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Italy’s top bank UniCredit SpA and two subsidiaries have agreed to pay $1.3 billion to US authorities to settle probes of alleged violations of US sanctions on Iran and other countries, US authorities said. - World news - In addition, UniCredit Bank AG, the bank’s German unit, agreed to plead guilty to federal and New York state criminal charges for...