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Yemen’s Ansarullah Denies Fall of Hudaydah Airport to Saudi-Led Forces

Yemen’s Ansarullah Denies Fall of Hudaydah Airport to Saudi-Led Forces

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A leader of Houthi Ansarullah movement denied earlier reports that the airport of Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah has fallen into the hands of a Saudi-led coalition, saying the battle for the strategic port would be a war of attrition. In an interview with Al-Alam News Network on Saturday, Ibrahim al-Obeidi dismissed reports by the Saudi and Emirati media that the...

Ansarullah Deplores UN Inaction on Yemen Offensive

Ansarullah Deplores UN Inaction on Yemen Offensive

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Houthi Ansarullah movement decried the United Nations special envoy’s inaction on the ongoing Saudi-led aggression against Yemen, saying he seems to be justifying the onslaught on Yemeni territories. A spokesman for the Ansarullah movement said the UN Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths has not taken any special measure so far.The UN envoy is only trying...

Bahraini Regime Continues Arresting Rights Activists

Bahraini Regime Continues Arresting Rights Activists

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Manama regime, in yet another move to silence voices of dissent, arrested a number of civil and human rights activists in several districts in the Persian Gulf country, local reports said. The Bahraini security forces arrested Morteza Ali Khalaf, a young activist from Sar district west of Manama, and Fazel Khamis from Nabih Saleh south of the capital, the...

Saudi-Led Forces Reportedly Seize Airport of Yemen’s Hudaydah

Saudi-Led Forces Reportedly Seize Airport of Yemen’s Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Saudi-led forces have reportedly seized the airport in Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah, AP quoted Yemeni sources as saying. The armed militants loyal to ex-Yemeni president issued a statement Saturday morning, saying that engineers now were trying to remove mines left by the Houthi Ansarallah forces.The Houthis Ansarullah movement did not immediately acknowledge...

Yemeni Missiles Target Saudi-Led Forces in West Coast Region

Yemeni Missiles Target Saudi-Led Forces in West Coast Region

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees managed to hit positions of the Saudi-led coalition and its mercenaries in Yemen’s west coast region, local reports said on Friday. A source at the missile command of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees said the forces mounted a missile attack against gatherings of the Saudi-led coalition troops and Riyadh-backed...

Palestinians Continue Rallies against PA’s Sanctions on Gaza

Palestinians Continue Rallies against PA’s Sanctions on Gaza

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Hundreds of Palestinians staged a protest rally in al-Quds (Jerusalem) on Friday to voice their outrage over sanctions imposed by the Palestinian Authority (PA) against people living in the Gaza Strip, local reports said. During the demonstration, held after Eid al-Fitr prayers in the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in al-Quds, the protesters chanted slogans in solidarity...

Yemenis Have Foiled Saudi-Led Aggression on Hudaydah, Commander Says

Yemenis Have Foiled Saudi-Led Aggression on Hudaydah, Commander Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior commander of the Yemeni army said recent attacks launched by the Saudi-led coalition on Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah have faced defeat thanks to the Yemeni forces’ preparedness. Speaking to the Press Shia Agency News Agency, Brigadier General Abed al-Thor said the Saudi-led coalition declared its aggression against Hudaydah on Wednesday and...

Syria’s President in Rare Appearance Outside Capital

Syria’s President in Rare Appearance Outside Capital

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian President Bashar Assad attended a mosque in the country's west on Friday for prayers marking the end of month of Ramadan, in a rare appearance outside Damascus, images on his social media showed. "President Assad performs the Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Sayyida Khadija mosque in the city of Tartus," a caption read, referring to the feast marking the...

Anti-Israeli UN Resolution Sign of Growing US, Israeli Isolation: Haniyeh

Anti-Israeli UN Resolution Sign of Growing US, Israeli Isolation: Haniyeh

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Chairman of Hamas Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh said a recent UN resolution against excessive use of force by Israeli troops against Palestinian civilians reflected the fact the the US and the Zionist regime of Israel are getting more and more isolated in the world. “The resolution is an indication of the US and the Zionist regime’s isolation,” Ismail...

Palestinian Shot on Gaza Border Succumbs to Head Wound

Palestinian Shot on Gaza Border Succumbs to Head Wound

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Palestinian shot in clashes with Israeli forces on the Gaza border succumbed to his wounds Thursday, the health ministry in Gaza said. Ahmed al-Assi, 21, was shot east of Khan Younes on June 8, a ministry statement said.It said he was wounded in the head and had been in critical condition.Since major border protests broke out March 30, at least 128 Palestinians...