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Security Forces Clash with Striking Aramco Workers in Eastern Saudi Arabia (+Video)

Security Forces Clash with Striking Aramco Workers in Eastern Saudi Arabia (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Footage emerged on social media showing Aramco employees in clashes with Saudi security forces over salary arrears. Twitter user @alsbieisas33 posted a video on the social media platform saying that the striking workers of the Saudi Arabian Aramco Oil Company and the Azmeel construction company which is doing a housing project for Aramco, clashed with the security...

Damascus to Resume Pivotal Role in Region after War, President Assad Says

Damascus to Resume Pivotal Role in Region after War, President Assad Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Syrian president said as soon as the foreign-backed conflict is over, Damascus will resume its pivotal role in the region and restore its ties with Arab states. Syrian President Bashar Assad told Kuwaiti newspaper Wednesday that Syria has reached a "major understanding" with Arab states after exercising years of war.Arab and Western delegations have...

Yemeni Forces Launch 5 Missiles at Saudi Gatherings in Asir

Yemeni Forces Launch 5 Missiles at Saudi Gatherings in Asir

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Yemeni army forces, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, fired at least five short-range domestically-manufactured missiles at Saudi gatherings in the kingdom’s Asir region, in retaliation for the regime’s campaign against the impoverished country. Saba news agency, citing a military source, reported that the Zelzal-1 missiles, with an average range...

China Slams ‘Irresponsible’ US over Shelved Security Talks

China Slams ‘Irresponsible’ US over Shelved Security Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – China’s foreign ministry criticized the United States for suggesting that Beijing was behind the cancellation of sensitive security talks planned for this month, underscoring the severity of trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. China’s foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement late on Wednesday suggestions made by...

7 Turkish Soldiers Killed, 3 Wounded in PKK Attack: Source

7 Turkish Soldiers Killed, 3 Wounded in PKK Attack: Source

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Seven Turkish soldiers were killed and three others were wounded after a roadside bomb in the southeastern province of Batman was detonated by Kurdish militants, security sources said on Thursday. Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) terrorists detonated the improvised explosive during the passage of a military convoy in the Gercus region of the province, the local...

Syria Army Makes Gains against Terrorists in Sweida

Syria Army Makes Gains against Terrorists in Sweida

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Syrian forces and their allies continued to make gains against Daesh (also ISIL) terrorists in areas around al-Safa hills in Sweida, inflicting major losses on them. The Syrian forces on Wednesday continued to advance in various directions in Toloul al-Safa area in Sweida, killing scores of them and forcing them to retreat from their fighting positions, SANA news...

Palestinian Teen Killed, Over a Dozen Injured by Israeli Forces in Gaza Border Protest (+Video)

Palestinian Teen Killed, Over a Dozen Injured by Israeli Forces in Gaza Border Protest (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Gaza's Health Ministry said that Israeli forces killed a 15-year old Palestinian boy during a protest in the northern Gaza Strip near the Erez border crossing on Wednesday afternoon. The Palestinian teenager reportedly died of a head injury. Gaza's Health Ministry say the boy was shot in the head and died of his wounds.Other reports say the boy was killed when a...

World Court Orders in Favor of Iran in US Sanctions Case

World Court Orders in Favor of Iran in US Sanctions Case

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The US government should lift all bans on the free export of humanitarian goods like food and medicine to Iran which have been re-imposed after Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Wednesday. Judges at the ICJ, the highest United Nations court, ruled in favor of Iran in a lawsuit against the US for...

Iraq’s New President Gives PM 30 Days to Form Government

Iraq’s New President Gives PM 30 Days to Form Government

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq's new president has tasked veteran politician Adel Abdul-Mahdi with forming a new government nearly five months after national elections were held. Abdul-Mahdi is an independent who previously served as vice president, oil minister and finance minister.He was tasked with forming a new government by Barham Salih, a Kurdish politician who was elected to the largely...

Russia Releases Video of The Delivery of S-300 Air Defense System to Syria

Russia Releases Video of The Delivery of S-300 Air Defense System to Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A video footage released by the Russian Defense Ministry showing the delivery of S-300 systems, interceptor missiles, radars and other hardware to Syria. The delivery of Russian air-defense system to Syria is meant to boost the country’s air-defense capabilities in the wake of the downing of the Russian Il-20 military plane.The night-time footage shows the...