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UN Condemns Killing of Civilians in US Drone Strike in Afghanistan

UN Condemns Killing of Civilians in US Drone Strike in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - An airstrike designed to target ISIL militants in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan, has killed at least 15 civilians and injured another 13, including a child. The UN said the strike was carried out by an international drone, which only the US operates. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned the killing of the civilians, calling on the...

Moscow-Ankara Standoff 'Artificially Created by Outside Forces': Analyst

Moscow-Ankara Standoff 'Artificially Created by Outside Forces': Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The crisis in Russian-Turkish relations was artificially created by certain outside forces, a political analyst and former Turkish MP Oya Akgonenc Mugisuddin said. In an interview with Sputnik, political analyst and former Turkish MP Oya Akgonenc Mugisuddin said that the standoff in ties between Moscow and Ankara had been created artificially by certain outside forces. The...

Syrian Army Closing In around Terrorists in Douma

Syrian Army Closing In around Terrorists in Douma

DAMASCUS (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian military forces are making steady progress in surrounding terrorists in the city of Douma and have retaken areas only three kilometers away from Jaysh al-Islam terrorist group’s biggest stronghold in the city. The advances by Syrian troops have sent the terrorist groups in Douma, northeast of capital Damascus, into a panic. The Syrian forces are...

Analyst Blames Jordan Government for Pro-Syrian Journalist’s Assassination

Analyst Blames Jordan Government for Pro-Syrian Journalist’s Assassination

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A political analyst criticized Amman’s government for its failure to protect the life of Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar, saying the renowned journalist was assassinated for advocating Syria and the resistance movement and for his anti-Israeli and anti-Takfiri views. In an interview with the Press Shia News Agency, Lebanese journalist and analyst Ghaleb Kandil hailed...

Syrian Army Liberates Kindi Hospital in Northern Aleppo from Terrorists

Syrian Army Liberates Kindi Hospital in Northern Aleppo from Terrorists

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – The Syrian Army backed by allied forces managed to continue their advances in rebel-held areas north of the embattled city of Aleppo, recapturing Kindi Hospital from foreign-backed terrorists in the district. According to Press Shia dispatches, Syrian forces retook full control over Kindi Hospital in the northern suburbs of Aleppo on Friday after heavy clashes with...

Bahraini Regime Revokes Nationality of 2 Other Dissidents

Bahraini Regime Revokes Nationality of 2 Other Dissidents

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Manama regime, in yet another attempt to silence the voices of dissent and crack down on the opposition, has stripped two other citizens of their citizenship, accusing them of carrying out terrorist acts. A Bahraini judicial source announced on Thursday that a criminal court of the Arab country has sentenced two nationals to 10 years in prison and deprivation of...

Yemeni Army Unveils New Homegrown Ballistic Missile

Yemeni Army Unveils New Homegrown Ballistic Missile

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The missile command of the Yemeni Army announced that a new type of domestically-made missile dubbed “Samoud (steadfastness)” has been deployed on the battlefield against the Saudi-led coalition. In a statement released on Thursday, the missile command of the Yemeni Army said the manufacture of new ballistic missiles is a result of the Yemeni people’s...

Syrian Troops Retake Strategic Camp North of Aleppo

Syrian Troops Retake Strategic Camp North of Aleppo

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s army, backed by voluntary forces, seized back the control of a refugee camp north of the embattled northwestern city of Aleppo from Takfiri militants. Syrian troops managed to recapture the Handarat camp in northern suburbs of Aleppo after fierce clashes with militants from the Takfiri terrorist group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front,...

US Not Interested in Diplomatic Settlement of Syria Crisis: Military Official

US Not Interested in Diplomatic Settlement of Syria Crisis: Military Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Syrian military official said the US is not interested in the diplomatic resolution of the ongoing foreign-backed militancy in Syria. Speaking to Press Shia on Thursday, Brigadier General Heysam Hasoon said, “The US is not after a political or diplomatic solution (to the crisis) in Syria.” Referring to recent remarks by US officials, including Secretary of...

Turkey to Complete Syria Border Wall within 5 Months, Official Says

Turkey to Complete Syria Border Wall within 5 Months, Official Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A concrete wall being built to stop illegal crossings along the length of Turkey's 900-km (560-mile) border with Syria will be finished by the end of February, an official at a Turkish state institution with knowledge of the project said on Wednesday. Ankara has long been under pressure from its NATO allies to seal off the border with ISIL-controlled territory in Syria...