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Saudi Crown Prince Making Muslims Boycott Hajj: Report

Saudi Crown Prince Making Muslims Boycott Hajj: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Saudi crown prince’s regional aggression and disdain for human rights have prompted religious scholars and pious pilgrims to refuse to go on this year’s Hajj ceremony, according to a report. - World news - “The rising death toll of civilians killed by Saudi bombs in Yemen, the horrific slaughter of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, and...

Trump Rails against Fox News, Says Watching It Worse Than CNN

Trump Rails against Fox News, Says Watching It Worse Than CNN

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US President Donald Trump slammed Fox News — his preferred cable news network — for "loading up with Democrats" and for citing the "fake" New York Times in its reporting. - World news - In a series of tweets on Sunday evening, Trump lashed out at the right-wing news outlet for its weekend coverage, saying watching it is "worse than watching low ratings Fake...

US ‘Deal of Century’ to Fail in Face of Palestinians’ Resolve: Hamas

US ‘Deal of Century’ to Fail in Face of Palestinians’ Resolve: Hamas

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Husam Badran, a Hamas political bureau member and the movement's lead on international relations, said the US plot against Palestine dubbed “the deal of the century” will be defeated in the face of the Palestinians’ resolve.   - World news - “The deal of the century’s destiny is nothing but failure in the face of the Palestinian nation’s will,”...

Sheikh Zakzaky’s Son: Nigerian Govt. Seeks My Father’s Murder

Sheikh Zakzaky’s Son: Nigerian Govt. Seeks My Father’s Murder

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The son of Nigeria’s Muslim leader Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky warned about the deteriorating health of the 66-year-old cleric, who has been held in detention along with his wife for more than three years. - World news - On Saturday, his son, Mohammad, said that he was shocked by his father’s worsening medical condition after visiting him, stressing that he needed...

Yemen’s Ansarullah Unveils New Homegrown Ballistic Missile, Drones

Yemen’s Ansarullah Unveils New Homegrown Ballistic Missile, Drones

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The forces of Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement unveiled an advanced domestically made ballistic missile and several state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), local reports said on Sunday. - World news - During a ceremony on Sunday, the Houthi Ansarullah movement unveiled the new military achievements, which include a winged ballistic missile dubbed...

Iraq Mounts Massive Operation to Clear Border Areas from Terrorists

Iraq Mounts Massive Operation to Clear Border Areas from Terrorists

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC) announced on Sunday that its forces have begun a massive military operation along the border with Syria to clear the area of Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorists, local reports said. - World news - The JOC said the first stage of the military operation code-named “the Will of Victory” began on Sunday to clean the areas of the...

Yemeni Drones Hit Saudi Airport in Jizan

Yemeni Drones Hit Saudi Airport in Jizan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The spokesman for Yemeni armed forces said army troopers launched a string of airstrikes against hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the border with Yemen, using a squadron of domestically-manufactured Qasef-2K (Striker-2K) combat drones. - World news - Speaking during a press conference in the capital Sanaa on Saturday, Brigadier General Yahya Saree said the...

23 Injured in Explosion at Florida Mall (+Video)

23 Injured in Explosion at Florida Mall (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - At least 23 people were injured after an explosion at a strip mall in South Florida on Saturday. - World news - The official, Jason Nunemaker, the chief administrative officer for the city of Plantation, Fla., said on Saturday night that everyone had been accounted for and that one trauma patient was upgraded to stable condition. He toured the site — known as...

UK’s Top Envoy in US Calls Trump ‘Inept’: Report

UK’s Top Envoy in US Calls Trump ‘Inept’: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Britain's ambassador in the United States described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", according to leaked diplomatic memos. - World news - Ambassador Kim Darroch reportedly said Trump's presidency could "crash and burn" and "end in disgrace", according to a cache of secret cables and briefing notes sent back to...

Ethiopians Continue Protests in Israel after Police Killed Black Teenager (+Video)

Ethiopians Continue Protests in Israel after Police Killed Black Teenager (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Jewish Ethiopians continued violent protests in Israel after 19-year-old Solomon Tekah was killed by an off-duty police officer on Sunday. - World news - Ethiopians Continue Protests in Israel after Police Killed Black TeenagerIn Kiryat Ata, near Teka’s home in the neighbouring community of Kiryat Haim in northern Israel, demonstrators burned tyres and blocked roads,...