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Iraq Jails French, German Daesh Members for Life

Iraq Jails French, German Daesh Members for Life

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iraqi court sentenced a French man and a German woman to life in prison on Monday after finding them guilty of belonging to the Daesh terror group. Judge Suhail Abdullah read out the sentences in Iraq’s Central Criminal Court, saying he found French citizen Lahcen Ammar Gueboudj, 55, and the German, Nadia Rainer Hermann, 22, guilty of joining the terror group.The...

Iraq Says National Election Recount Completed: State TV

Iraq Says National Election Recount Completed: State TV

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq’s election commission has completed a manual recount of votes from a parliamentary election held in May after the process was cut short in Baghdad, state television said on Monday. The recount was ordered by parliament in June after a government report concluded there were serious violations in an initial count using an electronic vote-counting system.However, a...

Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary of US Atomic Bombing

Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary of US Atomic Bombing

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Hiroshima marked the 73rd anniversary of the US atomic bombing on Monday, with its mayor making a fresh call for a world without nuclear weapons through dialogue. Despite some expectations of progress toward nuclear disarmament in recent years, Mayor Kazumi Matsui warned of the re-emergence of tensions over nuclear weapons seen during the Cold War and sought...

Yemen’s Houthi Leader Urges Canada to Open Embassy in Sana’a

Yemen’s Houthi Leader Urges Canada to Open Embassy in Sana’a

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee called on Ottawa to open its embassy in Sana’a after Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador and recalled its envoy over claims of interference in its internal affairs. “We call on the Canadian government to open its embassy in Sana’a,” Mohammed Ali al-Houthi said on his Twitter account on...

Dozens of Saudi Forces, Mercenaries Killed in Yemen’s Hudaydah

Dozens of Saudi Forces, Mercenaries Killed in Yemen’s Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The forces of the Yemeni army and popular committees mounted a massive retaliatory operation against the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s western province of Hudaydah, killing and injuring a large number of the coalition forces and mercenaries. In a statement released late on Sunday, Yemen’s Armed Forces said the Arabian Peninsula country’s troops...

Saudi Atrocities in Yemen Can Stop If Western Media Stop Ignoring Carnage: American Activist

Saudi Atrocities in Yemen Can Stop If Western Media Stop Ignoring Carnage: American Activist

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A peace activist and journalist based in Virginia deplored the “heinous, numerous, and continuous” crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen and said the crisis will continue until the Western media outlets “stop ignoring the carnage”. “Sadly I believe the war will be long and continue to be very costly in humanitarian terms,” Janice...

Riyadh Expels Canadian Envoy, Severs Business Ties with Ottawa

Riyadh Expels Canadian Envoy, Severs Business Ties with Ottawa

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador and recalled its envoy after severing business ties with Ottawa over claims of interference in its internal affairs. "The kingdom of Saudi Arabia... will not accept interference in its internal affairs or imposed diktats from any country," said the Saudi Foreign Ministry on Monday."The kingdom announces...

KKK’s Campaign Aims at Recruiting Children with Candy in Upstate New York

KKK’s Campaign Aims at Recruiting Children with Candy in Upstate New York

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Ku Klux Klan "terrorist organization" launched a campaign to recruit children in upstate New York by dropping off packets containing white supremacist propaganda and free Snickers bars which seemingly aimed at children in upstate New York. Residents of several counties have expressed outrage over the group's targeting in recent months, claiming that...

Drone Attack on Venezuelan President Maduro Predicted in 2017

Drone Attack on Venezuelan President Maduro Predicted in 2017

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A cartoon claiming to be drown back in 2017 shows the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro being targeted by a US drone attack during speech. The Brazilian freelance political cartoonist Carlos Latuff who in his art works has drown many cartoons against Zionism, capitalism and US military intervention in different countries is best known for his works regarding...

Taliban Denies Doha Office Talks with US

Taliban Denies Doha Office Talks with US

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Afghan Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid denied reports that the group’s representatives in Qatar have held talks with US officials, saying the Doha office does not take any measure without arrangement with the Taliban leadership. In comments on Sunday, Mujahid denied Western media reports that the Taliban office in Doha has quietly held talks with American...