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Yemen Warring Parties Agree to Reopen Sana’a Airport

Yemen Warring Parties Agree to Reopen Sana’a Airport

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen’s warring parties agreed to reopen Sana’a airport in the capital, which is under the control of the Houthi Ansarullah movement, and resume oil and gas exports, sources said. - World news - The Houthi Ansarullah movement and forces loyal to fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi were still discussing a United Nations proposal on the contested...

French Police Continue to Comb Streets in Search for Strasbourg Gunman (+Video)

French Police Continue to Comb Streets in Search for Strasbourg Gunman (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – French Police officers continued to search for a suspected terrorist on Wednesday after three people were killed and more than a dozen others wounded in a shooting near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. - World news - The footage below shows the police blocking off streets and areas of the city, and the Christmas market where the shooting took place the night...

Palestinian Journalists Slam Israeli Raid on News Agency

Palestinian Journalists Slam Israeli Raid on News Agency

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A group of Palestinian journalists gathered outside WAFA news agency in Ramallah to protest against Israeli forces for conducting a raid at their headquarters earlier this week. - World news - Protesters held up banners calling the raid 'an assassination of the truth and freedom of expression' and an 'attack on journalists.' Grenades left behind from the...

Syrian Troops Push Back Terrorists in Hama

Syrian Troops Push Back Terrorists in Hama

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian forces and their allies repelled a major attack by terrorists in the northern countryside of Hama province. - World news - The terrorists were targeted in the city of Lattamina and around Zallin town in Hama province, SANA, citing military sources, reported on Wednesday.The report added the infiltration attempt was thwarted and many terrorists were either killed...

Iraq Bombs Daesh Meeting Positions in Syria

Iraq Bombs Daesh Meeting Positions in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iraqi military bombed two Daesh positions inside Syria being used as meeting locations by members of the terror group, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement. - World news - The statement said at least 30 Daesh members were at one of the sites, while 14 others were present at the other, the Daily Star reported.Acting on intelligence sources, the military...

UN Proposes Warring Parties Leave Hudaydah: Source

UN Proposes Warring Parties Leave Hudaydah: Source

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The United Nations proposed at initial talks between Yemen’s warring parties that they withdraw from the contested port city of Hudaydah, a lifeline for millions facing famine, and place it under the control of an interim entity. - World news - It was not clear if Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and forces loyal to fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh...

Foreign Forces’ Presence in Yemen Unjustifiable: Ansarullah

Foreign Forces’ Presence in Yemen Unjustifiable: Ansarullah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement Mohammad Abdulsalam, who heads a delegation in the ongoing peace talks in Sweden, said the presence of foreign forces in the Arabian Peninsula country cannot be justified. - World news - Speaking to the Arabic-language al-Masirah TV on Tuesday night, Abdulsalam said the foreign troops’ presence in Yemen is contrary...

UN Says Guterres to Attend Yemen Talks in Sweden

UN Says Guterres to Attend Yemen Talks in Sweden

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will attend the last day of talks between warring Yemeni parties in Sweden on Thursday, the world body said. - World news - Guterres will participate in UN-brokered negotiations between Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and forces loyal to fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi in the rural...

US Senate to Consider Resolution Condemning Saudi Crown Prince

US Senate to Consider Resolution Condemning Saudi Crown Prince

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he planned to introduce this week a joint resolution condemning Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which could force President Donald Trump’s hand on the issue. - World news - Republican Senator Bob Corker said he expected the measure to pass the Senate,...

Time’s ‘Person of Year’ Goes to Jamal Khashoggi, Other Journalists

Time’s ‘Person of Year’ Goes to Jamal Khashoggi, Other Journalists

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Time on Tuesday named a group of journalists, including a slain Saudi Arabian writer and two Reuters reporters imprisoned by Myanmar’s government, as “Person of the Year” and warned the idea of truth as critical to democracy is under assault. - World news - The publication also honored the founder of a Philippines news website critical of that...