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Saudi-Led Troops Begin Attack on Yemen’s Hudaydah

Saudi-Led Troops Begin Attack on Yemen’s Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign militants backed by the Saudi-led coalition launched an assault on Yemen’s main port city of Hudaydah on Wednesday. Coalition warplanes and warships were carrying out strikes on Hudaydah to support ground operations by UAE-backed troops massed south of the Red Sea port, Reuters reported.The assault began after the expiry of a deadline set by the United...

Police Question Netanyahu in Telecom Case for Third Time

Police Question Netanyahu in Telecom Case for Third Time

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Israeli regime police are questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of an investigation into a corruption case involving the regime's telecom giant. Police were seen arriving at Netanyahu's residence on Tuesday.Two Netanyahu confidants have been arrested on suspicion of promoting regulation worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the Bezeq...

IAEA Says Ready to Help North Korea Denuclearization

IAEA Says Ready to Help North Korea Denuclearization

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The UN nuclear watchdog welcomed the joint statement of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday and said it was prepared to undertake verification activities. "I welcome today's Joint Statement of President Trump of the United States and Chairman Kim of the DPRK at the Singapore Summit which includes the DPRK's...

Fresh US-Led Strike Kills 12 Civilians in Syria’s Hasakah

Fresh US-Led Strike Kills 12 Civilians in Syria’s Hasakah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least 12 civilians lost their lives when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting terrorism carried out an airstrike against Syria’s troubled northeastern province of Hasakah. SANA news agency reported that the aerial attack targeted Tal al-Shayer village, located in the southeastern countryside of Hasakah, on Tuesday.Last month, the US-led warplanes carried...

Taliban Denies Report of Talks with Kabul

Taliban Denies Report of Talks with Kabul

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Afghan Taliban’s spokesperson denied comments by a NATO representative that the Taliban and the Afghan government are engaged in unofficial negotiations. In comments in response to reports that NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan Cornelius Zimmermann has pointed to unofficial negotiations between the Taliban and the Kabul government, Taliban...

MSF Suspends Ops in NW Yemen after Saudi Strike on Cholera Clinic

MSF Suspends Ops in NW Yemen after Saudi Strike on Cholera Clinic

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Doctors Without Borders said it had "temporarily frozen" operations in an area in northwestern Yemen following an air raid by Saudi warplanes on a cholera treatment center it supports. "This morning's attack on an MSF cholera treatment center by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition shows complete disrespect for medical facilities and...

Houthi Leader: US to Blame for Escalation in Yemen’s Hudaydah

Houthi Leader: US to Blame for Escalation in Yemen’s Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The United Sates should be held accountable for any escalation of tensions in Yemen's western port of Hudaydah, chairman of Yemen's Supreme Revolutionary Committee said. In comments about the recent developments on Yemen’s western coast, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi warned the US that it will be held responsible for any escalation of tensions in or any threat...

Trump, Kim Sign Document at End of Summit

Trump, Kim Sign Document at End of Summit

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a “comprehensive” document following a historic summit aimed at the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. There were no immediate details on the contents of the document but Trump said he expected the denuclearization process to start “very, very quickly”, Reuters reported.Before...

Iraq Ballot Warehouse Fire ‘Deliberate’: Minister

Iraq Ballot Warehouse Fire ‘Deliberate’: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The fire that ravaged a Baghdad warehouse where votes from May's legislative election were stored ahead of a recount was started "deliberately", Iraqi Interior Minister Qassem al-Araji said. The fire ripped through the warehouse Sunday ahead of a vote recount prompted by allegations of fraud during the election that saw a surprise victory for a...

Syria Army Expels Daesh from Border Town: Report

Syria Army Expels Daesh from Border Town: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian troops ousted Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists from a town near the border with Iraq after days of clashes to end a deadly incursion there, a report said. On Friday, the Takfiri militants used at least 10 suicide bombers in their offensive on Albukamal, quickly overrunning several of its neighborhoods, the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.It was...