US Sanctions on Venezuela, Iran Cause Heavy Oil Shortage in Market: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US sanctions on Venezuela and Iran, together with OPEC’s output cuts, have removed mostly medium and heavy oils from the market. – World news – The US sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil company are tightening the global oil market and sending refiners around the world scrambling to find replacements for […]

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Senior Indonesian Member of Daesh Killed in Syria: Police

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Indonesian terrorist who appeared on a Daesh propaganda video showing the execution of a hostage and was said to be close to the terror group’s leader was killed in Syria last month, an Indonesian police spokesman and his brother said. – World news – Muhammad Saifuddin, who was known by […]

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Over 70 Syrian Civilians Killed, Injured in US Airstrikes in Deir Ez-Zor

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least 70 civilians were killed and injured after the US-led coalition on Tuesday targeted residential areas in a town in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province. – World news – The civilians, mostly women and children, were killed in Baghouz after US-led military aircraft bombed a civilian camp in the town in […]

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Refugee Bahraini Footballer Returns Home, Hails Australia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A refugee Bahraini footballer who was held in a Thai prison for more than two months at the Persian Gulf state’s request arrived in his adoptive home Australia, television pictures showed, to cheers and the great relief of his wife. – World news – Hakeem Al Araibi, 25, who fled […]

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Rally Held against Trump’s Border Wall in El Paso (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A big rally was held against Trump’s border wall in El Paso, Texas, on Monday where the US President is expected to promote it. – World news – Hundreds of protestors made their way through El Paso in the hours before Trump's rally in the border city. Some protestors repeatedly […]

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Palestinians Urge Arabs to Boycott Warsaw Summit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Palestinian foreign minister is asking Arab countries to boycott or downgrade their representation at the upcoming US-sponsored summit in Poland. – World news – Riad Malki said that, at the very least, Arab nations should have low-profile delegations, below the ministerial level, at the conference, AP reported. Saudi Arabia […]

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17 Killed in Delhi’s Karol Bagh Hotel Fire as Two Jump off Building (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – 17 people killed including a woman and a child and four injured in a hotel fire in Karol Bagh area of India’s Delhi on early Tuesday morning, as two jumped off the building in a bid to save themselves from the blaze. – World news – Both the persons were hotel […]

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Houthi Leader Hails Anniversary of Yemeni Revolution

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, said the 2011 revolution in the Arabian Peninsula nation demonstrated the people’s will to liberate their country. – World news – In a statement released on Monday, Houthi offered his congratulations on the 8th anniversary of Yemen’s February 11 revolution and […]

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Trump Objects to Congress Measure Ending US Support for Saudi War on Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Trump administration threatened to veto an effort in the US Congress to end US military support for the Saudi-led coalition in its war on Yemen, continuing a stand-off with lawmakers over policy toward the kingdom. – World news – Democrats and Republicans re-introduced the war powers resolution two weeks […]

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At least 4 Civilians Killed in US-Led Airstrikes in Syria’s Deir Ez-Zor

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least 4 civilians have been killed in a US air force attack on the outskirts of al-Baghouz town in eastern Deir ez-Zor countryside, according to SANA news agency. – World news – The US-led International Coalition have also targeted a residential area in al-Tayyanieh town in the countryside of al-Mayadeen […]

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