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Israeli Settlers Torch Palestinian Farmland in Nablus

Israeli Settlers Torch Palestinian Farmland in Nablus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A group of Israeli settlers set fire to large tracts of Palestinian farmland in Burin village in the occupied West Bank district of Nablus. - World news - Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian activist who monitors settler violations in the West Bank, said that scores of Israeli settlers burned tracts of Palestinian-owned land near the illegal settlement of Giv'at Ronen, the...

Hundreds in Minneapolis Demand Justice for Black Woman Killed by Cops (+Video)

Hundreds in Minneapolis Demand Justice for Black Woman Killed by Cops (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Hundreds of protesters took to the Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis, US state of Minnesota, on Friday to demand for a black woman who had been killed by police. - World news - The demonstrators demanded prosecution of the police officers responsible for the killing of Breonna Taylor, who had been mistakenly shot eight times during a police raid in her apartment in...

UN Rights Expert Urges EU to Punish Any Israeli Annexation in West Bank

UN Rights Expert Urges EU to Punish Any Israeli Annexation in West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A UN rights investigator urged the European Union to consider measures to prevent or punish any Israeli annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, a few days after over 1,000 European lawmakers made a similar call. - World news - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres added his voice to the matter on Wednesday, calling on Israel to abandon annexations...

Anti-Racism Activists Continue Protests over DC Statues (+Video)

Anti-Racism Activists Continue Protests over DC Statues (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Protesters once again descended on Lincoln Park in Washington, DC, on Friday to demand the removal of an Emancipation Statue depicting former US President Abraham Lincoln standing over a kneeling, recently freed black slave. - World news - An alleged supporter of US President Donald Trump was chased out of the park at one point and police had to intervene to...

Hamas Urges UN to Help Stop Prisoner Torture by Israel

Hamas Urges UN to Help Stop Prisoner Torture by Israel

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Palestinian resistance movement Hamas called on the UN to put pressure on Israel to stop torturing Palestinian prisoners. - World news - This came in a statement by Abdul Latif al-Qanoua, the group’s spokesman, on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture marked on Friday. “The continuous torture of prisoners of war by Israel requires a diplomatic...

All Iraqi Hezbollah Forces Released after Temporary Arrest: Official

All Iraqi Hezbollah Forces Released after Temporary Arrest: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary general of al-Khorasani Battalions, affiliated with Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), said all members of Kata'ib Hezbollah (Hezbollah Brigades) who were arrested by the Iraqi security forces in Baghdad have been released from custody. - World news - In an interview with Press Shia Agency, Sayyid Ali al-Yasiri, the commander of...

US Sets Daily Record for New Cases of COVID-19

US Sets Daily Record for New Cases of COVID-19

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The US set a daily record for new COVID-19 cases Thursday in a return to figures not seen since late April, with numbers spiking across southern states. - World news - The United States recorded an all-time daily high of 40,000 coronavirus infections on Thursday, figures from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) show. A recent surge in infections and hospitalizations has...

White Supremacists Using Telegram to Organize Violence against Anti-Racism Protestors

White Supremacists Using Telegram to Organize Violence against Anti-Racism Protestors

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - White supremacists are openly organizing violent action on the messaging app Telegram, according to a report from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. - World news - Telegram is an encrypted messaging app, similar to Signal. The report, which was shared with CNN, said that the white supremacists are using over 200 groups on the app to combat minority communities...

Syrian Protesters Vow to Continue Fight until Liberation of Golan Heights from Israel

Syrian Protesters Vow to Continue Fight until Liberation of Golan Heights from Israel

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Dozens of Syrian demonstrators have gathered to protest the Zionists’ control over the Golan Heights, which the Israeli regime has been occupying for more than half a century. - World news - The protesters held a massive rally at Tahrir square in the liberated city of Quneitra, where they stressed the need to continue struggle until the mountainous plateau is fully...

UNICEF: Millions of Yemeni Kids Could Starve Without Urgent Aid

UNICEF: Millions of Yemeni Kids Could Starve Without Urgent Aid

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Millions of children in Yemen could be pushed to ‘the brink of starvation’ due to huge shortfalls in humanitarian aid funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic – according to a new UNICEF report. - World news - Marking more than five years since a Saudi-backed invasion, the new UNICEF report warns the number of malnourished children could reach 2.4 million by end of...