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Syrian Kurds Eye Possible Talks with Damascus, Moscow

Syrian Kurds Eye Possible Talks with Damascus, Moscow

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian Kurds operating in northern Syria may open talks with Damascus and Russia to fill a security vacuum in the event of a full withdrawal of US forces from the Turkish border area, a Syrian Kurdish official said on Tuesday. - World news - “If America vacates the area and especially the border area for certain we, as a self-administration and as the SDF, will be...

Huge Fire Breaks Out at Industrial Site in Lyon, France (+Video)

Huge Fire Breaks Out at Industrial Site in Lyon, France (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Over 100 firefighters and 30 fire engines are involved in tackling a huge blaze at an industrial site in Villeurbanne near Lyons, France which started early on Tuesday morning. - World news - No injuries have been reported. Emergency services shared footage of the huge plumes of smoke barreling out from the building and of some of the damage already inflicted by the...

Yemeni Fighter with a Rifle Captures Saudi Armored Vehicle (+Video)

Yemeni Fighter with a Rifle Captures Saudi Armored Vehicle (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A video footage has been released showing a Yemeni Ansarullah movement fighter armed with only an AK47 rifle capturing a Saudi military vehicle during an operation this week. - World news - The video, which was released by the official media wing of the Yemeni Ansarullah forces, shows the fighter confronting the Saudi military vehicle and eventually capturing the tank...

Turkish Forces Amass near Syrian Border Town

Turkish Forces Amass near Syrian Border Town

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkish army forces amassed near the border town in north-eastern Syria on Monday evening, according to a report. - World news - The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that the Turkish army on Monday evening “launched an assault on a number of areas in Hasaka northeastern countryside.” The agency added the reported information indicates that the aggression...

West Suffered Defeat in Syria: Ex-Czech Diplomat

West Suffered Defeat in Syria: Ex-Czech Diplomat

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Vladimir Votapek, the former Czech diplomat highlighted that the West has suffered defeat in Syria, especially due to Syrian army achievements against terrorists. - World news - Syrian Arab News Agency citing an article published by Czech news website Idnes on Monday pointed out to Votapek’s analysis who suggested the war on Syria ended after the army succeeded in...

US Protesters Call for Impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh

US Protesters Call for Impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US protesters demanded impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the first anniversary of his confirmation during a gathering in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on Sunday. - World news - Demonstrators also protested in front of the house of US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Videos published on social media shows people...

‘Malicious Hands’ behind Protests, Deaths: Iraqi Spokesman

‘Malicious Hands’ behind Protests, Deaths: Iraqi Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iraqi interior ministry spokesman denied claims that the country’s security forces had clashed with demonstrators, adding that an investigation is underway to determine how protesters were shot dead during the recent unrest. - World news - Saad Maan said on Sunday that security forces did not confront the protesters, adding that “malicious hands” were behind...

US Gives Endorsement for Turkish Incursion into Syria

US Gives Endorsement for Turkish Incursion into Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The White House said US President Donald Trump has given his endorsement for a Turkish military incursion into northern Syria, targeting Kurdish YPG fighters. - World news - US Administration officials said that Trump spoke directly with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on the issue on Sunday. And the officials indicated that the 100 to 150 United States...

Venezuela Envoy in Iran Warns against ‘Talks under Pressure’ with US

Venezuela Envoy in Iran Warns against ‘Talks under Pressure’ with US

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Venezuela’s Ambassador to Tehran Carlos Antonio Alcala Cordones urged Iran not to enter talks with the US government under the pressure of sanctions, warning that the White House is pursuing plots to dominate the independent states and usurp their energy resources. - Politics news - During a visit to the Press Shia Agency News Agency’s central office in...

18 Million Yemenis Have No Access to Drinking Water: Report

18 Million Yemenis Have No Access to Drinking Water: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The five-year Saudi war on Yemen has killed more than 70,000 people and pushed millions to the brink of famine in what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis. - World news - Last month, a local non-government organization said even the water supply in Yemen had been "weaponized", referring to the country's unclean water, which breeds cholera,...