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Iraqi Kurdistan Leader to Cooperate with New President: Envoy

Iraqi Kurdistan Leader to Cooperate with New President: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s envoy to Iran shrugged off disagreements between KRG leader Masoud Barzani and the new president of the Arab country, Barham Salih, saying that the two would cooperate with each other. “Such disagreements are kind of ordinary in politics,” Nazem Dabbagh told Press Shia in an interview, referring to reports about...

S Arabia to Survive ‘2,000 Years’ without US, Crown Prince Tells Trump

S Arabia to Survive ‘2,000 Years’ without US, Crown Prince Tells Trump

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman said Saudi Arabia could survive for 2,000 years on its own and without the support of the US. “...if you look at the United States of America, when for example they wanted to free the slaves. What was the price? Civil war. It divided America for a few years. Thousands, tens of thousands of people died to win freedom for the...

S Arabia Says to Allow Turkey to Search Consulate for Khashoggi

S Arabia Says to Allow Turkey to Search Consulate for Khashoggi

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomed Turkey to search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul following the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi who entered the mission earlier this week. In an interview with Bloomberg, published on Friday, bin Salman said Saudi Arabia is "very keen to know what happened" to the Saudi...

US Should Seize on ICJ Ruling to Avert Global Energy Insecurity: Canadian Lawyer

US Should Seize on ICJ Ruling to Avert Global Energy Insecurity: Canadian Lawyer

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An international lawyer said US officials, instead of rejecting an international court ruling against American sanctions on Iran, should be astute enough to seize on the decision and tone down their war rhetoric against Tehran to stop an inevitable “global energy insecurity”. “Indeed, in my view, if US decision makers are even just half as astute as they tend to...

Houthi Leader Blames Riyadh, Allies, for Deadlock in Peace Talks

Houthi Leader Blames Riyadh, Allies, for Deadlock in Peace Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The leader of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement said Saudi Arabia and its allies were to blame for a deadlock in Yemen peace talks. Addressing his supporters via a televised speech broadcast live on Thursday evening, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi blamed the Saudi side for a stalemate in peace talks and a political resolution of the crisis in Yemen.“The enemies have...

Israeli Military Emboldened by Trump’s Blanket Support: Int’l Lawyer

Israeli Military Emboldened by Trump’s Blanket Support: Int’l Lawyer

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Yemenis Continue Protests against Saudi Blockade, Economic Crisis (+Video)

Yemenis Continue Protests against Saudi Blockade, Economic Crisis (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Public demonstrations continued for third consecutive day on Thursday in Taiz province, southwestern Yemen in protest against the continued deterioration of economic conditions due to Saudi war and blockade on the country. Thousands of demonstrators chanted slogans condemning the ousted president Mansour Hadi and the Saudi-backed aggressors, and blamed them for...

Dutch Foreign Ministry Summons Russian Ambassador over OPCW ‘Hacker Attack’

Dutch Foreign Ministry Summons Russian Ambassador over OPCW ‘Hacker Attack’

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Russia's envoy to the Netherlands has been summoned by the Dutch Foreign Ministry over the alleged hacker attack on the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the Netherlands announced on Thursday. Russian Ambassador to the Netherlands and envoy to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin has been summoned by the Dutch Foreign Ministry over the alleged hacker...

Hundreds Gather in DC to Protest against Kavanaugh Outside Supreme Court (+Video)

Hundreds Gather in DC to Protest against Kavanaugh Outside Supreme Court (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Hundreds of people gathered outside the Supreme Court in Washington DC on Thursday to demonstrate against the US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Several Democratic Senators were also in attendance. Senator Jeff Merkley from Oregon decried Kavanaugh's "intense partisanship" and called on all Americans, whether Democrat or...

Security Forces Clash with Striking Aramco Workers in Eastern Saudi Arabia (+Video)

Security Forces Clash with Striking Aramco Workers in Eastern Saudi Arabia (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Footage emerged on social media showing Aramco employees in clashes with Saudi security forces over salary arrears. Twitter user @alsbieisas33 posted a video on the social media platform saying that the striking workers of the Saudi Arabian Aramco Oil Company and the Azmeel construction company which is doing a housing project for Aramco, clashed with the security...