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8 Saudi-Backed Militants Killed in Jawf, Ma’rib

8 Saudi-Backed Militants Killed in Jawf, Ma’rib

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni forces stepped up their attacks against the positions of Saudi-backed mercenaries in the provinces of Jawf and Ma’rib, killing eight militants. Yemeni forces targeted the gathering centers of the militants in the districts of Khab and Shaaf in the northern province of Jawf and claimed the lives of five of them there, Saba news agency reported.A military vehicle...

Counter-Protesters Drown Out Supremacist Rallies in DC (+Photos)

Counter-Protesters Drown Out Supremacist Rallies in DC (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Hundreds of counter-protesters massively outnumbered white supremacist rallies outside the White House. Heavy police presence was seen in the center of the US capital as crowds of anti-nationalist protesters gathered to protest the Unite the Right rally one year after the Charlottesville clashes.In an effort to avoid a repeat of the chaos of a deadly protest in...

Yemen Army Downs Saudi Spy Drone over Jawf

Yemen Army Downs Saudi Spy Drone over Jawf

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemeni air defense units shot down a Saudi-led reconnaissance drone in flight over a border area in the Arab country’s northern province of Jawf. Yemen's Saba news agency, citing an unnamed military source, reported that the drone was shot down over the province’s Maslop district, Jawf province.The army troops also destroyed a military vehicle in Khap...

Russia Downs 4th Drone in 3 Days near Airbase in Syria

Russia Downs 4th Drone in 3 Days near Airbase in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A drone, apparently carrying explosives, was downed near Russia’s Hmeimim air base in Syria from the militant-held de-escalation zone in Idlib, becoming the fourth such incident in three days, the military said. Russian air defense systems deployed at Hmeimim detected and neutralized the target early Saturday, the head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of...

Yemeni Rockets Kill Dozens of Saudi-Backed Militants in Jawf

Yemeni Rockets Kill Dozens of Saudi-Backed Militants in Jawf

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni soldiers fired a number of Katyusha rockets at a gathering of Saudi-backed mercenaries in the country's northern province of al-Jawf, inflicting major losses on them. The Saudi-paid mercenaries suffered heavy losses on Sunday after their positions came under a volley of Yemeni Katyusha rockets in the district of Maslub in Jawf province, Saba news agency...

Riyadh Widens Crackdown on Dissent, Arrests Senior Cleric

Riyadh Widens Crackdown on Dissent, Arrests Senior Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi authorities arrested another university professor in the conservative oil-rich kingdom as part of a widening crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Muslim clerics and intellectuals. The rights group Prisoners of Consciousness, which is an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights in Saudi Arabia, announced in a post on its...

US: Baltimore Police Filmed Brutally Punching Black Man (+Video)

US: Baltimore Police Filmed Brutally Punching Black Man (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A viral video emerged on social media showing a Baltimore police officer repeatedly punching a man in the face before taking him to the ground. The police officer was suspended with pay by the department Saturday  after the viral video emerged online.Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said he was “deeply disturbed” by the video, and that the incident...

Destruction Left by Terrorists on Face of Syrian Town of Hajar Al-Aswad (+Photos)

Destruction Left by Terrorists on Face of Syrian Town of Hajar Al-Aswad (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Syrian town of al-Hajar al-Aswad is experiencing its calmest days after the Syrian forces announced in May that the last terrorist stronghold in southern Damascus has been recaptured, after seven years of battling terrorism. The military success marks the control over Damascus and its suburb areas after seven years of fighting.The al-Hajar al-Aswad District is...

Tens of Thousands Protest in Tel Aviv against ‘Nation-State Law’

Tens of Thousands Protest in Tel Aviv against ‘Nation-State Law’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Tens of thousands of people including Jews and Arabs rallied in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv to protest the regime’s controversial "Jewish state law". Passed last month, the divisive law turns non-Jewish citizens of occupied Palestine into second-class citizens, further marginalizing some 1.8 million Palestinians with Israeli citizenship and other...

Most Young Saudi Princes Banned from Leaving Country, Activist Says

Most Young Saudi Princes Banned from Leaving Country, Activist Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Saudi activist and opposition figure said most of the young royal princes in Saudi Arabia have been banned from leaving the country. “Except for elderly princes, most of the princes belonging to the second generation of Saudi Arabia’s royal families have been banned from leaving the country and are under close supervision,” Foad Ibrahim said in...