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Syrian TV Footage Shows Army Operation against Terrorists in Northern Hama (+Video)

Syrian TV Footage Shows Army Operation against Terrorists in Northern Hama (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Syrian state-owned Al-Ikhbariya TV channel released footage of the army troops engaging in a battle against terrorist groups in north of the Hama province earlier this week. - World news - The following short video shows the army hammering the terrorist groups in several towns in northern Hama, including the rebel stronghold of...

Footage Shows NYC Officers Ripping Infant from Mother’s Arms (+Video)

Footage Shows NYC Officers Ripping Infant from Mother’s Arms (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – NYPD officers were caught on video yanking a baby from his screaming mother — as another footage showed her clinging to the boy’s shirt with her teeth. - World news - PD Commissioner James O’Neill ordered an investigation Monday into the officer’s behavior with the woman and said they will review cellphone and police body-cam footage of the incident...

250,000 Syrian Refugees Could Return Home Next Year: UNHCR

250,000 Syrian Refugees Could Return Home Next Year: UNHCR

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Up to 250,000 Syrian refugees could return to their devastated homeland in 2019, while many others face problems with documentation and property that the Damascus government must help resolve, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said Tuesday. - World news - Some 5.6 million Syrian refugees remain in neighboring countries – Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq...

Yemen’s Houthis, Pro-Hadi Troops Exchange Lists of Prisoners for Swap: Delegates

Yemen’s Houthis, Pro-Hadi Troops Exchange Lists of Prisoners for Swap: Delegates

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and the Saudi-backed forces loyal to fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi on Tuesday exchanged lists of prisoners for a swap, according to delegates at the peace talks in Sweden. - World news - The warring parties’ two lists contain a combined total of around 15,000 names, they said, Reuters reported.Both parties...

US Energy Secretary Discusses Iran Sanctions with Iraqis

US Energy Secretary Discusses Iran Sanctions with Iraqis

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday he had discussed his country's sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials and signaled an intention to step up US private sector investment in Iraq. - World news - Perry spoke at a Baghdad hotel where he was attending a US chamber of commerce event alongside Iraqi Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban, Reuters reported.The...

French People Furious at Violent Behavior of Police with Wheelchair Bound Man (+Video)

French People Furious at Violent Behavior of Police with Wheelchair Bound Man (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A disturbing footage has emerged on French language social media showing violent behavior of riot police with a wheelchair bound Yellow Vest protester. - World news - The video shows the wheelchair-bound protester involved in verbal altercation with police at the side of a road. When the protester refuses to move his wheelchair, the police pick it up and forcibly...

Yemen Army Shoots Down Saudi Spy Drone in Hudaydah

Yemen Army Shoots Down Saudi Spy Drone in Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemeni air defense units shot down a Saudi reconnaissance drone over the western port city of Hudaydah. - World news - Yemen’s Saba news agency, citing military sources, reported that the drone was shot down over the province’s Durihaimi district on Monday.In a separate development, Saudi warplanes targeted al-Shabab city in Hudaydah.The war on Yemen...

20mln Yemenis Hungry, UN Envoy Says

20mln Yemenis Hungry, UN Envoy Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Just back from Yemen, the UN's emergency relief coordinator said "20 million Yemenis are hungry," and another quarter of a million face catastrophic consequences from a lack of food. - World news - Under-Secretary-General Mark Lowcock told reporters on Monday at the world body's headquarters in New York that there was a "dramatic...

Motion Capture Actor Revives Gollum Character to Mock May’s Brexit Deal (+Video)

Motion Capture Actor Revives Gollum Character to Mock May’s Brexit Deal (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – British actor Andy Serkis, known for his motion-capture work playing CGI characters revived his Gollum character from the Lord of the Rings movies in an unflattering parody of Prime Minister Theresa May and her Brexit deal. - World news - Serkis has reprised the creepy character ‘Gollum’ to deride May and her widely-panned Brexit deal, providing some...

Hamas Slams Normalization Talks with Israel as ‘Stab in Back’ of Palestine

Hamas Slams Normalization Talks with Israel as ‘Stab in Back’ of Palestine

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A representative of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, denounced the normalization talks between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel as a stab in the back of the Palestinian nation. - World news - Speaking at a meeting on “US Violation of Human Rights in West Asia”, held in Tehran on Monday, Hamas representative in Iran Khaled...