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Trump’s Recent Appointments Mean More Wars: US Prof.

Trump’s Recent Appointments Mean More Wars: US Prof.

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An American human rights lawyer said the recent appointments by US President Donald Trump of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State and John Bolton as National Security Adviser clearly indicate that Washington wants more war. “Donald Trump’s recent changes in his foreign policy team is quite worrying for the prospects of world peace and security. Most notably, the...

UN Always A Rubber Stamp for US-Israeli Schemes: US Analyst

UN Always A Rubber Stamp for US-Israeli Schemes: US Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An American political analyst deplored the United Nations’ inaction on the “barbaric behavior” and war crimes committed by the Saudi regime in Yemen and said the UN has always been a rubber stamp for US-Israeli schemes. “…We need to remember that the UN is and always has been a rubber stamp for Western, American, and Zionist schemes and...

Syria Army Ready for Major Operation in Last Terrorist-Held Town in Eastern Ghouta

Syria Army Ready for Major Operation in Last Terrorist-Held Town in Eastern Ghouta

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Syrian army is preparing to launch a “huge” operation against the last rebel-held town in Eastern Ghouta unless the Jaish al-Islam terrorist group agrees to hand over the area, a Syrian newspaper reported on Wednesday. “The forces deployed in Ghouta are preparing a huge military operation in Douma if the Jaish al-Islam terrorists do not agree to hand over...

Swedish Activist: Britain Blocking Iran’s Peace Plan for Yemen at UN

Swedish Activist: Britain Blocking Iran’s Peace Plan for Yemen at UN

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior human rights activist from Sweden praised a four-point peace plan for Yemen that Iran proposed to the United Nations in 2015 and deplored the UK government, which is the main backer of the Saudi regime, for blocking the plan. “The main backer of the Saudis and the war is the UK whose power is also rapidly shrinking, losing their wars and with a desperately...

Nasrallah Says Saudis Have Urged Syria to Cut Ties with Iran

Nasrallah Says Saudis Have Urged Syria to Cut Ties with Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said Riyadh has recently proposed ending support for terrorists in Syria provided that Damascus sever ties with Tehran and the resistance movement. Lebanese daily Al Akhbar on Tuesday quoted Nasrallah as saying that a senior Saudi delegation recently met with Syrian officials.The Saudi...

Bolton Actively Supporting Terror Groups: US Political Scientist

Bolton Actively Supporting Terror Groups: US Political Scientist

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - An American political scientist described John Bolton as an “extreme jingoist with fascist tendencies” who is in cahoots with any terror groups working against Iran, Russia, Venezuela and all the nations that are not among US satellites. “John Bolton hasn't met a right-wing terrorist group or state he doesn't like. He actively supports (paid by) the MKO...

Saudi Missile Intercept Claims Unfounded, Online Videos Show

Saudi Missile Intercept Claims Unfounded, Online Videos Show

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – As with nearly every ballistic missile launched by Yemen targeting Saudi Arabia, the kingdom overnight said it intercepted all seven fired — but online videos raise new questions about those claims. One video appears to show a Patriot missile launch on Sunday night go rapidly wrong, with the missile changing course midair, crashing into a neighborhood in Riyadh...

Thousands of Yemenis Rally in Sana’a to Denounce Saudi Aggression

Thousands of Yemenis Rally in Sana’a to Denounce Saudi Aggression

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemenis took to the streets of the capital Sana’a on Monday to mark the third anniversary of the Saudi-led aggression against the impoverished country that has claimed the lives of thousands of civilians. Large crowds of Yemenis from across the country flocked to al-Sabin square in Sana’a to take part in the protest to condemn the Saudi war.The protesters...

Yemeni Forces Fire 7 Homegrown Ballistic Missiles at Saudi Targets

Yemeni Forces Fire 7 Homegrown Ballistic Missiles at Saudi Targets

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni forces fired seven ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia in retaliation for the continued massacre of civilians by the Saudi-led coalition as Monday marks the third anniversary of the start of the Riyadh-led war on the Arabian Peninsula country. The missile unit of the Yemeni army announced that in keeping with the promise of the leader of Yemen’s Houthi...

Israel Seeking to Hit Palestinians’ Tent City Protest by Bombing Gaza: Hamas

Israel Seeking to Hit Palestinians’ Tent City Protest by Bombing Gaza: Hamas

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A spokesman for the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, decried the Israeli regime’s air strikes on the Gaza Strip on Saturday and said the attacks are aimed at ruining Palestinians’ six-week-long tent city protest, which is slated to start on Friday. In a post on his Facebook account on Sunday, Fawzi Barhoum said Israel’s objective behind the air...