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Hundreds Arrested at Capitol Hill during Kavanaugh Confirmation (+Video)

Hundreds Arrested at Capitol Hill during Kavanaugh Confirmation (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The US polices has arrested at least 164 furious protesters on the steps of the Capitol in Washington DC on Saturday after Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as a Supreme Court Justice by the US Senate. The mass arrests occurred while Kavanaugh was being confirmed to the court in a narrow 50-48 vote."The Supreme Court should be the most fit people in the land,...

Five Killed, 27 Injured in Car Explosion in Syria’s Border Town with Turkey (+Video)

Five Killed, 27 Injured in Car Explosion in Syria’s Border Town with Turkey (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A car bomb attack in Syria's town of Azaz near border with Turkey has killed at least 5 person and wounded 27 others on Saturday afternoon. Fire and large plumes of smoke could be seen engulfing a car park after an explosive device reportedly detonated near a structure containing fuel, causing a fire, as shown in footage filmed on Saturday.The explosion occurred...

Saudi-Backed Militants Suffer Losses in Yemen’s Taiz

Saudi-Backed Militants Suffer Losses in Yemen’s Taiz

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen’s army, backed by popular forces, launched an offensive against Saudi-backed mercenaries in the southwestern province of Taiz, killing and injuring scores of them. The Yemeni troops targeted the positions of the mercenaries in the areas of Alqalah and Alqahifah in Maqabanah district, inflicting major losses on them, Saba news agency reported on October...

Saudi Journalist Killed, Dismembered at Consulate in Istanbul: Source

Saudi Journalist Killed, Dismembered at Consulate in Istanbul: Source

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered inside the consulate building, an informed source said. According to the Arabic-language Al-Khaleej Al-Jadid news website, citing the informed source, Khashoggi was tortured to death during interrogation inside the consulate.A Turkish security source also told Reuters on Saturday that a group of 15 Saudi...

Saudi Source Denies Journalist Killed at Consulate in Istanbul

Saudi Source Denies Journalist Killed at Consulate in Istanbul

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A source at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul denied on Sunday recent reports which cited Turkish sources as saying they believed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate building. In a statement, the source said the accusations were baseless, adding that a security team including Saudi investigators had arrived in Istanbul on Saturday to take...

Turkish Police Believe Saudi Journalist Killed at Consulate: Sources

Turkish Police Believe Saudi Journalist Killed at Consulate: Sources

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkish authorities believe that prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared four days ago after entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, was killed inside the consulate, two Turkish sources said. “The initial assessment of the Turkish police is that Mr. Khashoggi has been killed at the consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul. We believe that...

Facing Tough Mission in Syria’s Idlib, Turkish Forces Attacked by Armed Terrorists

Facing Tough Mission in Syria’s Idlib, Turkish Forces Attacked by Armed Terrorists

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkey deployed a number of its military officers to Syria’s northern province of Idlib to disarm the remaining terrorist groups under an agreement with Russia, but the mission failed after the militants refused to drop weapons and attacked the Turkish forces. Turkey, known as one of the three guarantors of a ceasefire in Syria’s de-escalation zones, reached an...

Protesters Took to Streets of Chicago following Van Dyke Guilty Verdict (+Video)

Protesters Took to Streets of Chicago following Van Dyke Guilty Verdict (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Moments after the jury issued a guilty verdict for Chicago police office Jason Van Dyke in the 2014 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, hundreds took to the streets, celebrating McDonald’s justice and taking a stand against police brutality. Dozens of protesters held a rally outside Chicago city hall on Friday, only an hour after Chicago police officer...

Chilling Moment Dead Body Tied to Bed on Saudi Road Caught on Camera (+Video)

Chilling Moment Dead Body Tied to Bed on Saudi Road Caught on Camera (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A video released by Saudi Akhbaar24 news website shows the bizarre moment the dead body of an illegal migrant was found in a Saudi Arabia road while tied to a bed. The victim was in his 20s and he was an illegal migrant who had rifle-caliber gunshot wound on his body, according to local police.The drivers passing the road made the chilling discovery 11 km away from the...

Syria Army Repulses Major Militant Attack in Hama

Syria Army Repulses Major Militant Attack in Hama

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian forces foiled a major operation by Takfiri militants in the Arab country's western-central province of Hama, inflicting major losses on them. The militants suffered major losses after they attempted to sneak into the areas of Ma’rkabeh and Lahaya in the northern countryside of Hama province, SANA news agency reported on Friday.The infiltration attempt was...