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Yemen’s Supreme Political Council Confirms Abdullah Saleh’s Death

Yemen’s Supreme Political Council Confirms Abdullah Saleh’s Death

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed near the central province of Ma’arib, the Arab country’s Supreme Political Council confirmed. Yemen’s Interior Ministry, governed by the supreme council, issued a statement on Monday confirming the death of Saleh.Reports also said that the ousted Yemeni president was fleeing to a UAE-held...

Bahrain Buying US Support via Trade Deals: Cleric

Bahrain Buying US Support via Trade Deals: Cleric

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Bahraini crown prince’s recent visit to the White House and signing of multi-billion-dollar deals with Washington were aimed at buying US support, a member of the presiding board of Bahrain’s Ulema Council said. The Al Khalifa regime has realized that it has to spend exorbitant sums of money to attract US support, Sheikh Mohammad Hassan Khojasteh said in an...

Yemen Army Says Security Restored in Capital, Sana’a

Yemen Army Says Security Restored in Capital, Sana’a

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Yemen’s Army Spokesman Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman said that security has been restored in the whole Sana’a province after days of clashes with militiamen of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. “Security in the whole Sana’a province has been restored and there is a state of tranquility in the province,” the Yemeni Army spokesman noted in an...

Iraqi Commander Decries Macron’s Comments on Hashd al-Shaabi

Iraqi Commander Decries Macron’s Comments on Hashd al-Shaabi

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iraqi commander denounced French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for disarmament of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Shaabi. Those fighting against terrorism are not militias or terrorist groups, Sami al-Massoudi, a Hashd al-Shaabi commander, was quoted as saying by Al Mayadeen TV.Slamming Macron’s interference in the...

No Plan Can Change Islamic-Palestinian Nature of Quds: Hamas Official

No Plan Can Change Islamic-Palestinian Nature of Quds: Hamas Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The representative of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement in Tehran warned against the US government’s possible move to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Israeli regime, saying no decision can change the Islamic-Palestinian nature of the city. The possible move by US President Donald Trump to announce al-Quds the capital of the Israeli regime...

Yemen’s Ansarullah Says Targets UAE’s Nuclear Plan with Long-Range Missile

Yemen’s Ansarullah Says Targets UAE’s Nuclear Plan with Long-Range Missile

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has fired a cruise missile toward a nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the group’s television network said on its website on Sunday. “The missile force announces the launching of a winged cruise missile ... toward the al-Barakah nuclear reactor in Abu Dhabi,” the website said, Reuters...

Leader's Letter Raises Awareness among Youth about US, Israeli Designs: Canadian Scholar

Leader's Letter Raises Awareness among Youth about US, Israeli Designs: Canadian Scholar

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Ottawa-based scholar described Ayatollah Khamenei’s second letter to Western youth in 2015 as “incisive” and “profound”, noting that the letter suggests that humanism can prevail in the West despite attempts by Washington and certain lobbies to create chaos. “(Leader of the Islamic Revolution) Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei’s letter remains as...

Houthi Leader Says Saleh Supporters’ Behavior ‘Unjustifiable’, Urges Wisdom

Houthi Leader Says Saleh Supporters’ Behavior ‘Unjustifiable’, Urges Wisdom

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Abdelmalek al-Houthi, leader of the Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement, criticized moves by supporters of the country’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh against the revolutionary movement, saying the “irresponsible” and “suspicious” behavior cannot be justified. “Such behaviors are unjustifiable,” al-Houthi said on Saturday in response to...

Iran Playing Major Role in Defeating Terrorism in Middle East: Canadian Author

Iran Playing Major Role in Defeating Terrorism in Middle East: Canadian Author

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior author and political commentator from Canada praised Iran’s campaign against terrorism in the Middle East and said the Islamic Republic has been fighting the phenomenon while the West’s support for terror groups in the region is well documented. “Iran has played a very important role in defeating terrorism in the Middle East; it has acted in...

Three People Killed in East Afghanistan’s Back-to-Back Blasts

Three People Killed in East Afghanistan’s Back-to-Back Blasts

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Three people were killed and eight others injured as a result of three consecutive blasts in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, Afghan media reported. The first explosion happened in a Rickshaw near Sultanzoy Market in the fourth district of Jalalabad Municipality followed by two more blasts. The first blast inflicted no casualties...