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Average of 123 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Yemen Each Week: UN

Average of 123 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Yemen Each Week: UN

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The United Nations' refugee agency said there were nearly 1,500 civilian casualties in Yemen from August through October, the latest grim tally to emerge from a four-year Saudi-led war on the impoverished Arab country. - World news - The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said on Friday that data from Yemen shows an average of 123 civilians killed...

Hamas Calls UN’s Rejection of US-Drafted Resolution ‘Slap in Face’ of Washington

Hamas Calls UN’s Rejection of US-Drafted Resolution ‘Slap in Face’ of Washington

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A leader of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, described the United Nations General Assembly’s move to reject a US-sponsored resolution seeking to condemn Hamas, as “a slap in the face” of the Washington government. - World news - In remarks released early on Friday, Sami Abou Zahri reacted to the failure of the resolution condemning Hamas, which...

Remarks of Yemen’s Exiled FM at Sweden Peace Talks Trigger Anger in Sana’a

Remarks of Yemen’s Exiled FM at Sweden Peace Talks Trigger Anger in Sana’a

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The former foreign minister of Yemen, Khaled al-Yamani, sparked anger in his country after he demanded the Houthi Ansarullah Movement, who control the capital and large swaths of territory, hand over power to his exiled government. - World news - Speaking at the United Nations-sponsored peace talks in the Swedish town of Rimbo on Thursday, Yamani gave little...

UN Chief Urges Removal of Saudi Blockade on Yemen

UN Chief Urges Removal of Saudi Blockade on Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The United Nations called for the immediate removal of Saudi Arabia’s blockade on Yemen as talks to end the ongoing war against the impoverished country begin in Sweden. - World news - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the Houthi Ansarullah movement and Yemen’s former Saudi-backed government to show flexibility and make room for progress.“I...

Yemen Fires 6 Homegrown Ballistic Missiles at Saudi Mercenaries

Yemen Fires 6 Homegrown Ballistic Missiles at Saudi Mercenaries

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees, in a retaliatory attack against the Riyadh-led coalition, fired six domestically made missiles at the Saudi-backed militants in the kingdom’s southwestern border region of Jizan, local reports said. - World news - The Yemeni forces hit the positions of the Saudi military and its mercenaries with six Zelzal-1...

Scientists Grow Mouse’s Thyroid in Zero Gravity Using 3D Bioprinter (+Video)

Scientists Grow Mouse’s Thyroid in Zero Gravity Using 3D Bioprinter (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Russian scientists have managed to grow a mouse’s thyroid in zero gravity using a 3D bioprinter on the International Space Station (ISS) as human organs may be next in line. - World news - The breakthrough device dubbed Organaut was delivered to the ISS by a Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft on December 3 by Expedition 58.In what is no longer a plot of a sci-fi movie, the...

Syrian Army Forces Resume Attacks against Terrorists in Northern Hama (+Video)

Syrian Army Forces Resume Attacks against Terrorists in Northern Hama (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Syrian army forces resumed and intensified attacks against terrorist groups in northern Hama province following several infiltration attempts by the militants this week. - World news - The army attacks were focused on the Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham terrorist group and their large network of trenches that had been dug by them in southern Idlib as well as Jeish Al-Izza in...

Yemeni Forces Launch Drone Attack against Saudi-Backed Forces in Eastern Sana’a

Yemeni Forces Launch Drone Attack against Saudi-Backed Forces in Eastern Sana’a

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Yemeni Ansarullah forces launched a drone attack against the Saudi-backed forces in an area in eastern Sana'a province near Ma'rib province on Thursday. - World news - According to a report by Yemen Saba news agency, the positions of Saudi-backed forces were attacked by the Houthi Ansarullah forces, using a Qasef-1 attack UAV.The report added that a...

Migrants Attacked at Makeshift Shelter in Tijuana as US-Mexico Border Tension Flares Up (+Video)

Migrants Attacked at Makeshift Shelter in Tijuana as US-Mexico Border Tension Flares Up (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Unknown people attacked Central American migrants and volunteers outside the makeshift Benito Juarez shelter in Tijuana, near the US-Mexico border, on Wednesday. - World news - Volunteers said police stopped them from accessing the area where attackers threw objects and spat on migrants.Last week the city authorities started to relocate migrants from the shelter at the...

Istanbul Prosecutor Seeks Arrest of Saudi Officials over Khashoggi Killing

Istanbul Prosecutor Seeks Arrest of Saudi Officials over Khashoggi Killing

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Istanbul’s chief prosecutor has filed warrants for the arrest of a top aide to Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler Mohammad bin Salman and the deputy head of Saudi foreign intelligence on suspicion of planning the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, two Turkish officials said on Wednesday. - World news - The prosecutor’s office has concluded there is “strong...