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Bahraini Regime Violating Human Rights with US’ Green Light: Cleric

Bahraini Regime Violating Human Rights with US’ Green Light: Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A member of the presiding board of Bahrain’s Ulema (scholars) Council highlighted Washington’s support for the Manama regime’s crackdown on the Bahraini people and said the human rights violations in the Persian Gulf country are greenlighted by the US.     - World news - Bahrain is witnessing systematic human right violations, including the political...

US Senator Lindsey Graham Mocks Saudi Military (+Video)

US Senator Lindsey Graham Mocks Saudi Military (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham made derogatory remarks about the Saudi military’s capabilities, saying it "can't fight (its way) out of a paper bag." - World news - In pointed remarks made to Fox News on Sunday, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Saudi Arabia would be defeated by Iran militarily "in about a week" if it did not...

Iraq Marks Anniversary of Victory over Daesh

Iraq Marks Anniversary of Victory over Daesh

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over the Daesh terror group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held. - World news - The government declared victory last December after a grueling three-year war in which tens of thousands of people were killed and hundreds of thousands displaced. Entire towns and neighborhoods were reduced...

Last Words Uttered by Khashoggi before Death Disclosed in Transcript (+Video)

Last Words Uttered by Khashoggi before Death Disclosed in Transcript (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A source indicated during briefing on the investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi that "I can't breathe" were the final words uttered by the Washington Post columnist after he was set upon by a Saudi hit squad at the country's consulate in Istanbul. - World news - The source, who has read a translated transcript of an audio recording of...

UN Launches Aid Delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians

UN Launches Aid Delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The United Nations said it began delivering aid to hundreds of thousands of Syrians through the Jaber-Nassib border crossing with Jordan, which reopened two months ago. - World news - In total, “369 trucks carrying 11,200 metric tons of ... assistance for over 650,000 people” will be involved in the four-week operation, the UN’s humanitarian...

UN Eyes 2019 Yemen Peace Talks

UN Eyes 2019 Yemen Peace Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Another round of talks on the Saudi-led war on Yemen will likely take place in the coming months, sources said, as warring parties met for UN-sponsored talks in Sweden. - World news - The Sweden initiative marks the first meeting between the two sides since the 2016 breakdown of talks to end the Saudi war, which has claimed more than 15,000 lives since 2015 when the...

Qatar Rift Overshadows Riyadh Summit as Emir Stays Away

Qatar Rift Overshadows Riyadh Summit as Emir Stays Away

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Persian Gulf Arab summit called for regional unity as Bahrain and Qatar traded barbs over the Qatari emir’s decision not to attend the gathering in Saudi Arabia on Sunday in a sign that a row between Doha and its neighbors is still festering. - World news - Qatar sent its state minister for foreign affairs to the annual one-day summit, which was overshadowed...

Saudi FM Rules Out Extraditing Suspects in Khashoggi Case

Saudi FM Rules Out Extraditing Suspects in Khashoggi Case

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister ruled out the extradition of suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Istanbul’s chief prosecutor filed warrants for the arrest of two former senior Saudi officials. - World news - Turkish officials said last week that the prosecutor’s office had concluded there was “strong suspicion” that Saud...

Syrian Army Resumes Offensive against Militant in Northern Hama (+Video)

Syrian Army Resumes Offensive against Militant in Northern Hama (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Syrian army forces have resumed their offensive against terrorists in northern Hama since yesterday, striking their positions near the towns of Al-Latamnah and Zakat. - World news - Syrian military report indicated that the army is reportedly hammerig the positions of of Jeish Al-Izza terrorists near Latamanah, inflicting heavy casualties on the group in northern Hama.The...

Yellow West Protests Merge with Chaos in Brussels (+Videos)

Yellow West Protests Merge with Chaos in Brussels (+Videos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Brussels police arrested as many as 450 people in yellow vest protests in the Belgian capital on Saturday, as demonstrations descended into chaos and destruction. - World news - Yellow vest' protests turned violent as demonstrators marched on the streets of the Belgian capital.Police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters who tried to gain access to blockaded...