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US Activists Protest Death of Black Man by Police in Minnesota (+Video)

US Activists Protest Death of Black Man by Police in Minnesota (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A number of US activist groups organized a massive protest at the site of an incident where a black man was violently arrested by Minneapolis NAACP that led to his death. - World news - On Tuesday night, hundreds of protestors demonstrated over the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man killed in police custody on Memorial Day. Police in riot gear were called...

Yemen Aid Lifeline near ‘Breaking Point’: UN Food Agency

Yemen Aid Lifeline near ‘Breaking Point’: UN Food Agency

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Humanitarian aid projects to war-torn Yemen are reaching a breaking point, and some $870 million is needed to continue giving life-saving assistance to millions of vulnerable people for the next six months, the World Food Program (WFP), warned. - World news - The appeal for a fresh cash injection comes after more than five years of Saudi-led aggression against the...

Hezbollah Leader Vows Crushing Response to Any Israeli Attacks

Hezbollah Leader Vows Crushing Response to Any Israeli Attacks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah said the group will give a firm response to any potential Israeli attacks against Lebanon. - World news - In an interview with Lebanon’s Noor Radio on Tuesday, Seyed Hassan Nasrallah called the Zionist regime a cancerous entity with no credibility in the region. “Israel aims to occupy entire Palestine and...

Video Shows White US Cop with Knee on Neck of Motionless Black Man Who Later Died

Video Shows White US Cop with Knee on Neck of Motionless Black Man Who Later Died

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A video taken by an onlooker Monday evening shows a white Minneapolis police officer keeping his knee on the neck of a motionless, moaning black man at the foot of a squad car. The man later died. - World news - The video, captured by Darnella Frazier, begins with the man, who is black, groaning and saying repeatedly, "I can't breathe" to the officer with his...

Lebanon’s Liberation Shattered Israel’s Invincibility Myth: Hezbollah

Lebanon’s Liberation Shattered Israel’s Invincibility Myth: Hezbollah

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The second-in-command of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement said the 2000 liberation of southern Lebanon from the Israeli occupation put an end to the regime’s so-called “military invincibility”. - World news - Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Naim Qassem made the remarks on Monday as Lebanon was celebrating the 20th anniversary of the end of...

HRW Urges Saudi Arabia to Release Kids of Ex-Officer

HRW Urges Saudi Arabia to Release Kids of Ex-Officer

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Saudi Arabia to immediately release two adult children of a former Saudi intelligence officer. - World news - Saudi authorities have held two adult children of a former official in incommunicado detention since security forces arrested them in March 2020, Human Rights Watch said in a statement on its website on Tuesday. Omar...

Ten Killed in Chicago’s Memorial Day Shooting (+Video)

Ten Killed in Chicago’s Memorial Day Shooting (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chicago suffered its deadliest Memorial Day weekend in five years as 10 people were fatally shot across the Illinois city and over 40 wounded, despite the state's coronavirus lockdown. - World news - The latest death tally was the highest since 2015, when cops reported 12 fatal shootings over the holiday weekend. One large gathering in Chicago's Englewood...

Afghanistan to Free 900 More Taliban Prisoners

Afghanistan to Free 900 More Taliban Prisoners

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Afghan authorities plan to release 900 more Taliban prisoners Tuesday, as calls grew for the group to extend a ceasefire on its third and final day. - World news - The pause in fighting -- which came into effect Sunday to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr -- was, for the most part, holding across the country, officials said, AFP reported. The government...

Armed Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Palestinians in West Bank

Armed Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Palestinians in West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A group of Israeli settlers attacked and injured two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, local Palestinian media reports said. - World news - Two Palestinian young men suffered bullet injuries on Monday when armed settlers opened fire on them near the village of al-Mughayyir in northern Ramallah, according to Palestine Information Center. An eye witness said the...

Body Bags Placed outside Trump’s Hotel in Protest at Coronavirus Response (+Video)

Body Bags Placed outside Trump’s Hotel in Protest at Coronavirus Response (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Dozens of black bags, meant to look like the crumpled remains of victims who have perished in the coronavirus pandemic, lined the sidewalk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC, under the gold-plated sign bearing the US president’s name. - World news - The protest was meant to show the activists’ disgust with Trumps lack of attention to the country’s...