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2 More Female Activists Arrested in Saudi Arabia

2 More Female Activists Arrested in Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia arrested two more female activists as the kingdom continues its heavy-handed crackdown on voices of dissent. The two women are accused of expressing support for other jailed female activists and voicing anger at Saudi Arabia’s decision to imprison them, Press TV reported.The developments came as the United Nations has accused Riyadh of misusing its...

SCO Summit Opens in China’s Qingdao

SCO Summit Opens in China’s Qingdao

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit kicked off in the Chinese city of Qingdao. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among the leaders attending the summit. President Hassan Rouhani from Iran, an observer state, is also participating, NHK World news website reported on Sunday.During the summit, SCO...

Terrorist Cell Smashed in Northwestern Iran

Terrorist Cell Smashed in Northwestern Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps announced on Saturday that its forces have disbanded a terrorist cell near Iran’s northwestern borders with Iraq. In a statement, the public relations office of the IRGC Hamzeh Seyed al-Shohada Base said thanks to intelligence and operational supremacy, the forces of the base managed to destroy the armed terrorist cell in Oshnavieh...

Israeli Regime Letting Loose Racist Elements in Its Army: Swedish Activist

Israeli Regime Letting Loose Racist Elements in Its Army: Swedish Activist

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior human rights activist from Sweden condemned Israel for recent killings of civilians in the Gaza Strip and said the Zionist regime is pursuing ethnic cleansing of Palestinians through “letting loose” the racist elements in its army. “The Israeli regime is letting loose the racist elements in its army, allowing them to shoot to kill...

Yemeni Forces Repel Saudi Attacks in Najran, Asir

Yemeni Forces Repel Saudi Attacks in Najran, Asir

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Yemeni army and popular committees repelled a major attack by Saudi troops from the kingdom’s southern border region of Najran, a source said. Dozens of Saudi troops were killed and injured in Najran after they attempted to sneak into Yemeni territories from Shabaka military post, a military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Saba news agency on...

Official Denies Formation of 3-Way Alliance in Iraq Government Talks

Official Denies Formation of 3-Way Alliance in Iraq Government Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A representative of Iraq’s Hikma movement dismissed speculation that his list has formed an alliance with two other major blocs in the coalition talks for forming the next Iraqi government, saying what has been reached was only a rough agreement on general plans. In an interview with Press Shia Agency, Seyed Zarqam Hussaini, representative of Iraq’s...

Saudi Serviceman Killed in Yemeni Attack in Najran

Saudi Serviceman Killed in Yemeni Attack in Najran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Snipers of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees, in a retaliatory attack against the Saudi-led coalition forces, shot dead a Saudi serviceman in the kingdom’s southwestern province of Najran, local reports said. In the operation on Friday, the sniper unit of the Yemeni army targeted and killed a Saudi military force in al-Seddis base in the border...

Nasrallah Calls for Financial Assistance for East Al-Quds

Nasrallah Calls for Financial Assistance for East Al-Quds

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Sectary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, Seyed Hassan Nasrallah, said it was vital to offer financial backing to the residents of occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) to support them in their plight. Speaking in a televised address to crowds gathered in the Bint Jbeil town of Maroun al-Ras to mark the International Quds Day, Nasrallah said the...

Israeli Troops Kill 4 Palestinians as Gaza Protest Resumes

Israeli Troops Kill 4 Palestinians as Gaza Protest Resumes

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said. The Palestinians killed on Friday were three adult men and a 15-year-old boy, Gaza medics said. Of 620 people wounded, 120 were from live fire, they said, according to Reuters.Friday’s deaths bring the...

Yemen Fires Homegrown Missile at Saudi Mercenaries in Taiz, Jawf

Yemen Fires Homegrown Missile at Saudi Mercenaries in Taiz, Jawf

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees targeted the positions of Saudi mercenaries in the southwestern province of Taiz with a domestically made ballistic missile dubbed “Zelzal-1”, sources said on Friday. The Yemeni forces hit a gathering of the Saudi mercenaries in Alwah village and Rosi hill in Dhabab district in Taiz and inflicted heavy...