US Seeks UN Draft Resolution Calling for Venezuela Elections

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The United States shared with its UN Security Council allies a draft resolution calling for international aid to be delivered in Venezuela and for a presidential vote to take place. – World news – The text, a copy of which was obtained by AFP on Saturday, expresses "full support for the […]

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IMF Chief Warns of High Public Debt in Arab Countries

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Public debt has rapidly increased in many Arab countries since the 2008 global financial crisis, due to persistently high budget deficits, the International Monetary Fund warned. – World news – "Unfortunately, the region has yet to fully recover from the global financial crisis and other big economic dislocations over the […]

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Qatar Protests Airspace Violation by Bahraini Aircraft

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Qatar informed the United Nations Security Council and the UN Secretary-General about a violation of Qatari airspace by a Bahrain Air Force aircraft. – World news – The Bahraini plane entered Qatar's airspace on December 27, 2018, without the prior authorization of the competent Qatari authorities, according to the country’s envoy […]

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US Air Raid Kills 3 Civilians, including 14 Kids, in Syria’s Deir Ez-Zor

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – At least 3 civilians were killed after the US-led coalition pounded residential areas in Syria’s city of Deir ez-Zor, SANA news agency reported on Saturday. – World news – The US and its allies have been bombing what they call Daesh positions inside Syria since September 2014 without any authorization […]

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Palestinian Teen Shot by Israeli Sniper Fire in Gaza (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A video has been released showing the moment an unarmed Palestinian teenager is shot by Israeli sniper during the latest March of Return protests along the Gaza border. – World news – The footage released by Shehab News Agency on Saturday shows a Palestinian teenager getting shot at by an Israeli […]

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Russia Calls on Israel to ‘Stop’ Air Raids on Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin urged Israel to stop carrying out airstrikes on Syrian territory, stressing that such "arbitrary" acts could further destabilize the situation in the Arab country. – World news – "With regard to the latest Israeli attacks, we said that such arbitrary attacks on sovereign Syrian […]

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Video Shows Yemeni Snipers Taking Down Saudi Targets

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemeni army and Houthi Ansarullah forces released a new video showing their sniper operations against the Saudi-led coalition during the past month. – World news – The Houthi snipers can be seen in the video hitting several targets throughout Yemen and southern regions of Saudi Arabia. Some 8.4 million Yemenis […]

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Yemeni Forces Fire 5 Missiles at Saudi Positions in Najran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemeni army forces and fighters from Popular Committees fired five domestically-manufactured missiles at Saudi gatherings in the southwestern border region of Najran in retaliation for tRaiyah’s campaign against the impoverished country. – World news – Saba news agency, citing a military source, reported that the Zelzal-1 missiles, with an average range […]

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China Urges Peaceful Talks to Resolve Venezuela Issue

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Venezuela should resolve its own matters itself via peaceful talks and China supports the international community’s efforts in this regard, the Chinese foreign ministry said. – World news – The foreign ministry said in a statement late on Friday that China supported the efforts of the international community on the […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro Spurns US Aid

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Venezuela’s government said the United States should distribute humanitarian aid in Colombia where it is being stockpiled, while the opposition warned that blocking much-needed food and medicine could constitute crimes against humanity. – World news – A day after the aid convoy arrived in the border city of Cucuta, President […]

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