Archive "World"

Iraq’s Resistance Movements Censure US Move against IRGC

Iraq’s Resistance Movements Censure US Move against IRGC

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Al-Nujaba and Kata'ib Hezbollah, two major Shiite resistance groups in Iraq, strongly condemned the US’ decision to designate the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “terrorist group” and expressed solidarity with the Iranian nation. - World news - Nujaba spokesman Hashim al-Mousawi said on Tuesday that the blacklisting is part of a unilateral...

Trump Removes US Secret Service Director

Trump Removes US Secret Service Director

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – United States Secret Service director Randolph "Tex" Alles is being removed from his position, a report said. - World news - US President Donald Trump instructed his acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, to fire Alles. Alles remains in his position as of now but has been asked to leave. The USSS director was told two weeks ago there would be a transition in...

Maradona Fined for Dedicating Victory to Venezuelan President

Maradona Fined for Dedicating Victory to Venezuelan President

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Former Argentinian football star Diego Maradona was fined by his Mexican club for dedicating a recent victory to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and scolding Washington. - World news - The Argentine great, who coaches Dorados de Sinaloa, had dedicated a 3-2 win over Tampico Madero to Maduro and Venezuela in a news conference at the end of last month. The...

US Troops Killed in Afghanistan

US Troops Killed in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A suicide bomber in a vehicle killed three US troops and a military contractor while targeting their convoy near Bagram Air Base, officials said, after the Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast. - World news - According to NATO, the blast on Monday also wounded three US troops in what is the deadliest attack on American forces in Afghanistan so far this...

2nd Group of Rohingya Muslims Found on Malaysian Beach

2nd Group of Rohingya Muslims Found on Malaysian Beach

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Thirty-seven people believed to be Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were found on a beach in northern Malaysia Monday, police said. - World news - Dozens of Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh have boarded boats in recent months to try to reach Malaysia as they flee Myanmar's Rakhine state. Last month, 35 migrants were found on Sungai Belati beach in the northern...

Canadian Activists Protest ‘Discriminatory’ Bill Banning Religious Symbols (+Video)

Canadian Activists Protest ‘Discriminatory’ Bill Banning Religious Symbols (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Thousands of religious freedom activists took part in a big rally in Montreal, Canada, against the provincial government’s Bill 21, which aims to ban wearing of symbols of faith by public service employees while on the job. - World news - “The CAQ’s secularism bill is discriminatory and undermines the fundamental rights of religious minorities in Quebec,...

Israeli Troops Open Fire on Farmers, Fishermen in Gaza

Israeli Troops Open Fire on Farmers, Fishermen in Gaza

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian farmers working in their lands in different locations in the Gaza Strip, while the Israeli navy troops targeted fishermen off the coast of the enclave. - World news - Local sources reported that Israeli naval forces on Sunday opened heavy fire at fishing boats sailing off northern Gaza shores, the Palestinian Information...

US Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Resigns

US Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Resigns

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who oversaw President Donald Trump’s bitterly contested immigration policies during her tumultuous 16-month tenure, resigned amid a surge in the number of migrants at the border with Mexico. - World news - A senior administration official said Trump asked for Nielsen’s resignation and she gave it, Reuters...

Syrian Forces Target Terrorists’ Positions in Idlib, Hama

Syrian Forces Target Terrorists’ Positions in Idlib, Hama

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian forces carried out operations targeting terrorists’ gatherings in the southern countryside of Idlib as well as the northern countryside of Hama in response to the militants’ breaches of a de-escalation zone agreement. - World news - The positions of Al-Nusra Front militants and other terrorist groups in the areas of Ma’aret Harma, Hirsh Abdein,...

At Least 11 Civilians Killed in Saudi Airstrike on Yemeni Capital: Report

At Least 11 Civilians Killed in Saudi Airstrike on Yemeni Capital: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – At least 11 people, including children, were killed and over 30 were injured in a Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, a report said. - World news - The incident occurred in the city’s eastern Sawan neighborhood on Sunday afternoon. While some eyewitnesses said an aircraft had targeted a “metal workshop,” Youssef al-Hazzari, a spokesman for the...