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Civilians Flee Bombardment as Saudi-Led Forces Pound Yemeni Port

Civilians Flee Bombardment as Saudi-Led Forces Pound Yemeni Port

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A large number of civilians are fleeing Yemen’s Hudaydah as Saudi-led warplanes and warships continue to pound the port city, a report said. Apache attack helicopters bombed a strip of coastal territory near the city’s airport, two residents told Reuters on the second day of the battle on Thursday. “The fighting is getting close to the al-Manzar area...

Israel Has Lost Last Vestiges of Moral Accountability: UK-Based Analyst

Israel Has Lost Last Vestiges of Moral Accountability: UK-Based Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A political commentator based in London deplored the Israeli regime’s mass killings of defenseless people in the Gaza Strip and said Tel Aviv “has lost the last vestiges of moral accountability”. “The Palestinian people will rise time and again and die, because for them, dying with honor is better than living in servitude at the mercy of what they view...

Assad Sees No Problem in Establishment of Iranian Military Bases in Syria

Assad Sees No Problem in Establishment of Iranian Military Bases in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad praised Russia and Iran for agreeing to his government’s request for help in the war on terrorism, saying the door is open for Iran, like Russians, to have military bases in Syria if need be. In an interview with al-Alam news network, Assad underlined that Iran does not have any military bases in Syria.“Since Iran is an ally...

Hudaydah Invaders to Blame for Yemen Humanitarian Crisis: Houthi Leader

Hudaydah Invaders to Blame for Yemen Humanitarian Crisis: Houthi Leader

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – While a Saudi-led coalition is pounding Houthi positions in Yemen’s western port city of Hudaydah, chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee said the invaders are responsible for any escalation of humanitarian crisis in the war-hit country. Mohammed Ali al-Houthi said members of the invading coalition as well as the US and Britain must be held...

Eurasian Economic Union Membership Beneficial for Migrant Workers: Academic

Eurasian Economic Union Membership Beneficial for Migrant Workers: Academic

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A professor of political sciences hailed the benefits of membership in the Eurasian Economic Union for the countries sending migrant workers to Russia, saying although those laborers have been permitted to emigrate with more ease, their work has not been any more legal than before. In an interview with Press Shia, Caress Schenk, assistant professor of political science at...

Yemen Army Spokesman: Hudaydah to Turn into Quagmire for Aggressors

Yemen Army Spokesman: Hudaydah to Turn into Quagmire for Aggressors

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The spokesman for the Yemeni army said the western port city of al-Hudaydah, which has come under massive attacks by the Saudi-led coalition and its mercenaries, will become a quagmire for the aggressors. Speaking to the Russian Sputnik news agency, Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman said it has been two years since the Saudi-led coalition announced it plans to attack...

Syria Seeking to Reopen Border Crossing with Iraq

Syria Seeking to Reopen Border Crossing with Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s Foreign Ministry has reportedly informed Iraq of accelerated efforts to reopen al-Qaim border crossing, a post in eastern Syria that was long held by the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group. In a meeting with Iraq’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Syrian Ambassador to Baghdad Sattam Jad’an al-Dandah has delivered a message from Foreign Minister...

Iraq’s Sadr, Amiri Announce Political Alliance

Iraq’s Sadr, Amiri Announce Political Alliance

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and head of the country’s Badr Organization Hadi al-Amiri, who won first and second place respectively in Iraq’s May parliamentary election, announced on Tuesday an alliance between their political blocs. The move announced from the holy city of Najaf is the first serious step towards forming a new government after weeks of negotiations...

Rallies Continue in West Bank in Solidarity with Gazans

Rallies Continue in West Bank in Solidarity with Gazans

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Dozens of Palestinians staged a protest rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah to condemn sanctions imposed by the Palestinian Authority (PA) against the Gaza Strip and voice their support for the people living in the enclave. During the demonstration held in Ramallah on Tuesday, the Palestinians called for immediate implementation of the Palestinian National...

Yemeni Forces Destroy UAE Warship in Hudaydah: Official

Yemeni Forces Destroy UAE Warship in Hudaydah: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemeni armed forces have targeted a UAE warship off the country’s western coast, the Yemeni National Salvation Government said in a statement. The UAE warship was hit on Wednesday shortly after Saudi-led troops began a major operation to bring Hudaydah under their control, Abdulsalam Jaber, the spokesman of the national salvation government, said.He added that...