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Saudi Military Base Hit by Yemeni Badr-1 Missile

Saudi Military Base Hit by Yemeni Badr-1 Missile

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemeni armed forces fired a domestically-developed ballistic missile at a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Asir, in retaliation for the regime's campaign of military aggression. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, citing an unnamed military official from the missile unit of the Yemeni army, reported that...

Yemeni Drones Attack Saudi Mercenaries on West Coast

Yemeni Drones Attack Saudi Mercenaries on West Coast

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Yemeni forces defending their country against a Saudi-led military campaign launched a combined attack using drones and missiles on the Saudi-backed militants on Yemen’s western coasts. In a combined operation on Wednesday, the Yemeni Army’s drone squads and artillery unit, together with the Popular Committees, attacked the Saudi-affiliated forces on...

Saudi-Backed Mercenaries Suffer Losses in Yemen’s Ma’rib

Saudi-Backed Mercenaries Suffer Losses in Yemen’s Ma’rib

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries were killed and injured after Yemeni troops foiled their attack against Nehm district of the central Ma’rib province, a military source said. Speaking to Saba news agency on condition of anonymity on Tuesday, the source added that two vehicles belonging to the mercenaries were also destroyed during the counterattack in Eidah area...

Turkish Paper Names 15 Saudis in Khashoggi Case

Turkish Paper Names 15 Saudis in Khashoggi Case

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Turkey’s pro-government newspaper Sabah said on Wednesday it had identified a 15-member intelligence team it said was involved in the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was last seen a week ago entering the consulate in Istanbul to get documents related to his forthcoming marriage. His fiancée, waiting outside, said he...

Khashoggi Killed on Order of Saudi Leadership, Turkish Officials Say

Khashoggi Killed on Order of Saudi Leadership, Turkish Officials Say

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Top Turkish security officials have concluded that Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on orders from the highest levels of the royal court, a senior official said. The official described a quick and complex operation in which Khashoggi was killed within two hours of his arrival at the consulate by a team of Saudi...

Trump’s UN Envoy Haley Resigns, Rules Out 2020 Run for Office

Trump’s UN Envoy Haley Resigns, Rules Out 2020 Run for Office

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Nikki Haley said on Tuesday she was stepping down as US ambassador to the United Nations, but knocked down speculation that she might challenge President Donald Trump at the next election. Sitting beside Trump in the Oval Office, Haley said her 18-month stint at the United Nations had been “an honor of a lifetime” and that she would stay on until the...

Stunning Footage Shows Northern Lights Phenomena over Finnish Skies (+Video)

Stunning Footage Shows Northern Lights Phenomena over Finnish Skies (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The Impressive Aurora Borealis phenomena polar lights or appeared in the skies over Rovaniemi, Finland earlier this week. The auroras became visible right after it got dark, according to a local enthusiast who captured the video.The Aurora Borealis phenomena - sometimes referred to as polar lights or northern lights - is a natural light display in the Earth’s sky,...

Over 10 Palestinians Injured in Gaza Fishing Boat Protest (+Video)

Over 10 Palestinians Injured in Gaza Fishing Boat Protest (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - 11 Palestinian demonstrators were injured after they gathered for a protest on a beach near the maritime border with Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip. Protesters were marking the 12 years since Israel imposed a blocked on the Gaza Strip.Several boats joined the protest, as those on land burned tyres and threw stones over the border with Israel.Israeli forces...

Yemenis Commemorate Anniversary of Saudi Attack on Funeral Ceremony (+Video)

Yemenis Commemorate Anniversary of Saudi Attack on Funeral Ceremony (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Hundreds of Yemenis gathered in the capital Sana'a to hold a commemorative ceremony on Monday to honor the second anniversary of the 2016 Saudi airstrike that killed 155 people. Family members, friends and locals took to the streets with portraits of their loved ones and flowers to mark the commemorative event.The 2016 Saudi-led airstrike, which targeted the...

EU Expects Investigation of Khashoggi Disappearance, Mogherini Says

EU Expects Investigation of Khashoggi Disappearance, Mogherini Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The European Union expects a full investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, EU policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday. "We are fully aligned with the US position on this," Mogherini told reporters in Lisbon, Reuters reported."We expect a full-out investigation and full transparency from Saudi authorities on...