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Yemen Army Shoots Down Saudi Spy Drone over Hudaydah

Yemen Army Shoots Down Saudi Spy Drone over Hudaydah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemeni forces shot down a Saudi spy drone over the country’s western coastal province of Hudaydah. - World news - Yemeni air defense forces downed the drone with a surface-to-air missile as it was on a reconnaissance mission over Kilo 16 district of the province, located around 230 kilometers west of the capital Sana'a, on Tuesday, an unnamed Yemeni military...

Liberation of Al-Quds Main Goal of Resistance Front: Hezbollah

Liberation of Al-Quds Main Goal of Resistance Front: Hezbollah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The head of Hezbollah’s Executive Council said the liberation of Jerusalem al-Quds from the Israeli occupation is the main goal of the resistance front in the region. - World news - The main goal of the regional resistance front is to secure the liberation of Jerusalem (al-Quds) from Israeli occupation, and that all have a “duty” to prepare for a...

Turkey Slams Israel’s Plan to Annex West Bank

Turkey Slams Israel’s Plan to Annex West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkish Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin called on the international community to condemn Israel’s plan to annex the West Bank. - World news - Kalin said the occupation and annexation are crimes, calling on the world to take a stand. “We reject Israel’s plan to annex the West Bank and call for the world to take a stand against it. Occupation and annexation...

Second US Combat Aircraft Crashes during Training in Florida

Second US Combat Aircraft Crashes during Training in Florida

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A US Air Force F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft was lost during a training mission in Florida days after another military jet crashed near the same airbase. - World news - The jet belonging to the 58th Fighter Squad crashed at around 9:30pm local time Tuesday while conducting a “routine” night training flight, Eglin Air Force Base in Florida said, RT...

Syria Army Reinforces Positions to Fight Daesh in Deir Ez-Zor (+Video)

Syria Army Reinforces Positions to Fight Daesh in Deir Ez-Zor (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian army troops have reinforced their positions south of Raqqa in order to prepare for combat against the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in Deir Ez-Zor, - World news - Syrian soldiers have intensified their presence near the village of al-Thawra, some 55 km (34 miles) west of Raqqa, before commencing preparations for an operation against Daesh in Deir...

Iraq’s PMU Forces Launch Search Campaign against Daesh in Diyala

Iraq’s PMU Forces Launch Search Campaign against Daesh in Diyala

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Daesh militants on Tuesday attacked overhead power lines on the outskirts of Iraq’s Mansouriya district, in Diyala governorate, a local source said. - World news - Iraq’s Shafaq news agency quoted the source as saying that Daesh militants detonated two towers and damaged a third using explosive devices, in the village of Al-Tineh, north of Mansouriya. The...

Iraqi PM Urges MPs to Back His Govt., Help Restore State Prestige

Iraqi PM Urges MPs to Back His Govt., Help Restore State Prestige

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq’s new Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, said that when he took office he found the country’s treasury almost “empty”, calling on the country’s lawmakers to support his government. - World news - In an article published in Baghdad Today newspaper, Al-Kadhimi said “when I assumed my duties, I found nothing but an almost empty treasury and an...

Israeli, US-Made Munitions Uncovered in Syria’s South

Israeli, US-Made Munitions Uncovered in Syria’s South

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian forces discovered Israeli and US-made weapons and munitions from former positions of foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants in the country’s southwestern provinces of Dara’a, Suwayda and Quneitra. - World news - “The continuous combing of the liberated areas in Daraa and Sweida countryside, with help of citizens, led to seizing quantities of weapons and...

Jailed Saudi Royals Hire Washington Lobbyists to Secure Their Freedom: Report

Jailed Saudi Royals Hire Washington Lobbyists to Secure Their Freedom: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Associates of jailed members of the Saudi royal family have hired lobbyists with close connections to US President Donald Trump to advocate for their release, a report said. - World news - A former senior associate of Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman al Saud hired Robert Stryk, a lobbyist with strong connections to Trump's foreign policy circles, to...

Farm Workers Protest Poor Living Conditions near Germany’s Bonn (+Video)

Farm Workers Protest Poor Living Conditions near Germany’s Bonn (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Dozens of asparagus farm workers protested against poor living and working conditions in the German town of Bornheim, near Bonn on Monday. - World news - The predominantly Romanian farm workers rallied around the container village for seasonal workers in Bornheim, denouncing unsanitary living conditions and accusing the insolvency administrator running the...