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Yellow Vests Protesters Hold 34th Weekend Rally in France (+Video)

Yellow Vests Protesters Hold 34th Weekend Rally in France (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Yellow Vests protesters are hitting the streets of Paris for the 34th consecutive weekend on Saturday to rally against the French government’s policies. - World news - Since the movement began last November, tens of thousands have marched every Saturday through the streets of France, airing a number of grievances, ranging from taxes on fuel to income inequality. The...

US ‘Deal of Century’ Aims to Exile Palestinians to Egypt: Analyst

US ‘Deal of Century’ Aims to Exile Palestinians to Egypt: Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A political expert based in the US city of Atlanta described the so-called “deal of the century” plan raised by the Trump administration as “dead on arrival” and said it is aimed at exiling the Palestinian nation to the desert of Egypt. - World news - “Stripped of all of its fancy wrapping paper, it (the US plan) would exile the Palestinians to the desert of...

Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Hits Southern California Day after A Magnitude 6.4 (+Video)

Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Hits Southern California Day after A Magnitude 6.4 (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Terrified residents spent sleeping time out on the streets after a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, which swayed buildings and cracked foundations. - World news - The latest earthquake Friday struck 11 miles northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the US Geological Survey. It was five times bigger than Thursday's 6.4...

Trump-Kushner Plan Trying to Impose One-Sided Israeli Victory: Ex-UN Official

Trump-Kushner Plan Trying to Impose One-Sided Israeli Victory: Ex-UN Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A former official at the United Nations and professor of international law said the so-called peace plan developed by US President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is seeking “a one-sided Israeli victory” and treats the conflict as resolved. - World news - “The Trump/Kushner ‘plan’ is not looking toward genuine diplomatic negotiations,”...

Mass Grave Containing 200 Bodies Uncovered in Raqqa

Mass Grave Containing 200 Bodies Uncovered in Raqqa

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – As many as 200 corpses have been found in a mass grave near the Syrian city of Raqqa, a local official and a war monitor said. - World news - Head of Raqqa Medical Association, Jamal al-Isa, told Syria’s official news agency SANA recently that local authorities made the discovery in the al-Fukheikha agricultural suburb of the province, located about 455...

Russia Says Submarine Hit by Fire Was Nuclear-Powered

Russia Says Submarine Hit by Fire Was Nuclear-Powered

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Thursday that a top-secret military submarine that was hit by a fatal fire on board earlier this week was nuclear-powered. - World news - In comments published on the Kremlin’s website, Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin that the incident that killed 14 sailors was caused by a fire in the battery compartment...

Blast Kills Three in Syria’s Sweida: Governor

Blast Kills Three in Syria’s Sweida: Governor

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria’s Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said. - World news - The situation is stable after the incident, and life is going on as normal,” Amer al-Eshi, the governor of Sweida province in the southwest, told Syrian state TV. He said...

Kushner Plan Aims to Assert Colonial Privilege over Quds: Australian Prof.

Kushner Plan Aims to Assert Colonial Privilege over Quds: Australian Prof.

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior professor and political analyst based in Australia said the economic plan raised by US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, in a recent conference in Bahrain, was part of attempts to assert colonial privilege over al-Quds and the Syrian Golan. - World news - “Washington and Tel Aviv are trying to consolidate the apartheid colony in...

Israeli Regime Forces Nab 34 Palestinians in West Bank, Al-Quds

Israeli Regime Forces Nab 34 Palestinians in West Bank, Al-Quds

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Israeli troops arrested 34 Palestinians in pre-dawn raids in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem (al-Quds). - World news - Local sources, requesting anonymity, said the Israeli troops stormed the Palestinian neighborhoods of Qalqilya in the occupied West Bank and Issawiya and Jabel Mukaber in East Jerusalem (al-Quds) on Tuesday night, detaining 34, the...

Protesters Demand Closure of Immigrant Detention Centers across US (+Video)

Protesters Demand Closure of Immigrant Detention Centers across US (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Protesters across the United States were bringing attention to the issue of immigration and demanding the closure of migrant detention facilities along the US-Mexico border. - World news - The #CloseTheCamps protests on Tuesday were organized by MoveOn and other public policy and immigration advocacy organizations, including United We Dream, American Friends...