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Russia Downs Another Hostile Drone near Airbase in Syria

Russia Downs Another Hostile Drone near Airbase in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russian air defenses in Syria have shot down yet another unmanned aerial vehicle that was approaching the Hmeimim air base from terrorist-controlled territory, Russia's military said. According to RT, shooting down hostile drones has become somewhat of a routine for the Russian forces stationed in Syria’s Latakia province. Over the past month, the...

Washington Complicit in Massacre of Yemeni Civilians: Ex-US Diplomat

Washington Complicit in Massacre of Yemeni Civilians: Ex-US Diplomat

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An American author and former diplomat from Washington condemned the Saudi-led coalition’s recent attacks on Yemeni civilians as “crimes against humanity” and said the US government, which supplies the Saudis with weapons and targeting information, is a confederate. “Of course, the United States, in supplying the Saudis with weapons, targeting...

Syrian Forces Retakes More Areas from ISIL in Eastern Sweida Province (+Video)

Syrian Forces Retakes More Areas from ISIL in Eastern Sweida Province (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The Syrian government troops continued their offensive in eastern Sweida on Friday targeting the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) positions near the Al-Safa Hills. A video released today by the Syrian war media shows army forces advancing across the Al-Sham desert region in eastern Sweida province following a battle with the ISIL terrorists in the Al-Safa Hills in...

Canadian Muslims Worry after Saudi-Canada Spat Led to Cancellations of Flights

Canadian Muslims Worry after Saudi-Canada Spat Led to Cancellations of Flights

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Muslim Canadians face a new complication about how they will return home if they attend the hajj pilgrimage following a diplomatic spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia over jailed human rights activists in the Persian Gulf kingdom country. Canada’s public call for the kingdom to “immediately release” jailed human rights activists angered Saudi Arabia and...

Amassing Video of "Firenado" Captured by UK Firefighters in Derbyshire (+Video)

Amassing Video of "Firenado" Captured by UK Firefighters in Derbyshire (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A Strange Facebook video captured by firefighters in Derbyshire, England shows a frightening natural phenomenon referred to by the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service Ashby Station as a "firenado." The video of swirling flames has gone viral online, and the fire and rescue service offered a simple explanation as to what caused the blazing...

Yemen’s Houthis Welcome UN Call for Investigation into Airstrikes on Bus

Yemen’s Houthis Welcome UN Call for Investigation into Airstrikes on Bus

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Yemen's Houthi Ansarallah movement welcomed on Friday a call by the United Nations for an independent investigation into Saudi-led coalition airstrikes that killed dozens of people a day earlier, including children travelling on a bus. "We welcome the call of the secretary general (of the United Nations) and we are ready to cooperate," the head of the...

Hamas Calls on Palestinians for Peaceful Protests along Border with Israel

Hamas Calls on Palestinians for Peaceful Protests along Border with Israel

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) called on Gazans to participate in 20th Friday of “March of Return” protests that will be held today near the border with the Zionist regime of Israel. The movement has called on the people to appear near the site of “tents of return”, east of the Gaza Strip.Hamas reaffirmed the peacefulness of the march...

Gaza Cultural Center Destroyed in Israeli Airstrike (+Video)

Gaza Cultural Center Destroyed in Israeli Airstrike (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Video punished in social media shows the moment an Israeli F-16 rockets demolishes the cultural center of Saeed Al-meshal in the west of Gaza city on Thursday. At least 18 Palestinians were injured Thursday by an Israeli airstrike that flattened a cultural center west of Gaza City, according to Gaza's Health Ministry Daily Sabah reported.Shelling has been ongoing since...

Yemen Fires Ballistic Missile at Saudi-Backed Mercenaries in Ma’arib

Yemen Fires Ballistic Missile at Saudi-Backed Mercenaries in Ma’arib

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The missile command of the Yemeni army and popular committees, in retaliation for the Saudi-led coalition’s attacks on civilians, fired a ballistic missile at the Saudi-backed mercenaries’ position in the Arabian Peninsula country’s Ma'rib Province, sources said. The short-range ballistic missile successfully hit the military base of the Riyadh-backed...

Dozens Killed after Taliban Launch Attack on Afghanistan’s Ghazni Province

Dozens Killed after Taliban Launch Attack on Afghanistan’s Ghazni Province

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - At least 39 Taliban fighters and 14 Afghan soldiers were killed in clashes that broke out on Friday after the armed group launched attack on the strategic city in Afghanistan's eastern provincial capital near Kabul overnight. Within hours, the Taliban claimed to have much of the provincial capital under their control.Defence Ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish later...