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18 Million Yemenis Have No Access to Drinking Water: Report

18 Million Yemenis Have No Access to Drinking Water: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The five-year Saudi war on Yemen has killed more than 70,000 people and pushed millions to the brink of famine in what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis. - World news - Last month, a local non-government organization said even the water supply in Yemen had been "weaponized", referring to the country's unclean water, which breeds cholera,...

Iran’s Zarif Urges Turkey to Respect Syria’s Territorial Integrity

Iran’s Zarif Urges Turkey to Respect Syria’s Territorial Integrity

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Turkey against any military move in Syria and said regional nations’ security can be preserved only through respecting other countries’ territorial integrity. - Politics news - Addressing an open session of the parliament in Tehran on Sunday, Zarif pointed to the recent tensions between Syrian Kurds and...

Spanish Police Saved by Drug Traffickers during Speed Boat Chase (+Video)

Spanish Police Saved by Drug Traffickers during Speed Boat Chase (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A number of Spanish police officers were rescued by alleged drug traffickers after a high speed boat chase led to a collision off the coast of Malaga. - World news - Spanish police who were knocked overboard in a high-speed boat chase were saved by the same alleged drug traffickers they were pursuing, police said, Global News reported, In an operation Friday morning,...

Over 18mln Barrels of Yemeni Oil Looted by Saudi Last Year: Ministry

Over 18mln Barrels of Yemeni Oil Looted by Saudi Last Year: Ministry

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Countries of the Saudi-led coalition and their hired mercenaries looted more than 18 million barrels of Yemen’s oil exports last year, the country’s oil ministry affiliated with the Houthis said. - World news - Speaking at a press conference in the Yemeni capital Sana’a on Saturday, Oil Minister Ahmed Daris said the coalition “looted more than 18 million...

Saudi to Suffer Fatal Losses If Truce Bid Rejected: Ansarullah

Saudi to Suffer Fatal Losses If Truce Bid Rejected: Ansarullah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah warned that Saudi Arabia would suffer fatal losses if it rejects the movement’s proposal for peace. - World news - Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee of Yemen, made the remarks in an interview with the Turkish daily Gazeteduvar on Saturday. He said that aggression against Yemen will not end...

Protesters Set Fire to US Flag amid Pompeo Visit to Greece (+Video)

Protesters Set Fire to US Flag amid Pompeo Visit to Greece (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Greek police fired tear gas at demonstrators who were marching in protest for the visit of US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in Athens. - World news - Separate protests were held also in Thessaloniki. In both cities, protesters set American flags on fire. As Pompeo visited the Greek capital Athens, groups of protesters marching to the US Embassy on Saturday...

Iraqi Authorities Lift Baghdad Curfew

Iraqi Authorities Lift Baghdad Curfew

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi authorities lifted a days-long curfew in Baghdad on Saturday after calm returned to the Arab country’s capital. - World news - Traffic ran as normal through the Iraqi capital and streets and main squares were otherwise quiet, Reuters reported on Saturday. Officials from Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi’s office met protest leaders from Baghdad and...

Saudi Arabia Considering Ansarullah Truce Offer: Sources

Saudi Arabia Considering Ansarullah Truce Offer: Sources

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia is considering a proposal by Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement for a ceasefire which could help end the kingdom’s devastating war against the impoverished Arab country. - World news - The Houthis offered two weeks ago to stop aiming missile and drone attacks at Saudi Arabia if the western-backed coalition led by Riyadh does the same, as a step to...

Israeli Soldiers Receive Slap on Back of Head for Cowardice (+Video)

Israeli Soldiers Receive Slap on Back of Head for Cowardice (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A footage has emerged online showing an Israeli officer smack his subordinates on the head after fleeing from Palestinian teenagers during clashes. - World news - The senior Israeli officer started rebuking his soldiers after running for cover and fleeing from the stones of Palestinian youths during clashes in Kafr...

Foreign Embassies ‘Stirring Up’ Situation in Iraq: UK Analyst

Foreign Embassies ‘Stirring Up’ Situation in Iraq: UK Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A political analyst from London said the embassies of the US and UK in Baghdad are taking advantage of Iraq’s poor economic conditions following the defeat of Daesh by “deliberately stirring up trouble” in the Arab country. - World news - “If there are insufficient jobs, there must be some form of basic income. Yes, the foreign embassies -- US, UK and...