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Palestinians Stage ‘Day of Rage’ over Israel’s Violent Interrogation of Prisoner

Palestinians Stage ‘Day of Rage’ over Israel’s Violent Interrogation of Prisoner

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Palestinians took to the streets in the central occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem (al-Quds) in a "day of rage" to call for the release of a Palestinian prisoner severely beaten and left in a critical condition by Israeli intelligence services. - World news - Israeli forces fired tear gas, sound bombs and rubber-coated bullets towards protesters outside the illegal...

Saudi Crown Prince Trying to Silence Criticism of Khashoggi’s Murder: Fiancee

Saudi Crown Prince Trying to Silence Criticism of Khashoggi’s Murder: Fiancee

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is accepting “responsibility” for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in a bid to draw a line under his killing and make the world look away, the journalist’s fiancée said. - World news - Hatice Cengiz, 37, told The Daily Telegraph that she was unimpressed by Mohammad bin Salman’s recent round of interviews, on the anniversary...

IRGC Quds Force Commander Reveals Untold Facts about 33-Day War

IRGC Quds Force Commander Reveals Untold Facts about 33-Day War

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani in a rare interview gave an account of the factors and circumstances surrounding the 33-day war of 2006. - Politics news - The war launched by Israel in 2006, also known as the July War, took place in Lebanon, northern parts of Occupied Palestine and the Golan Heights. It...

Six People Trapped as Oil Tanker Falls onto Boats in Taiwan’s Bridge Collapse (+Video)

Six People Trapped as Oil Tanker Falls onto Boats in Taiwan’s Bridge Collapse (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A towering arch bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan collapsed Tuesday, sending an oil tanker truck falling onto boats in the water below. - World news - The search for potential victims after Tuesday's collapse involved an air force helicopter and more than 60 army and naval personnel, including divers. Six people are believed trapped on one of the boats, the...

China Shows off Hypersonic Missiles, Stealth Drones at National Day Parade (+Video)

China Shows off Hypersonic Missiles, Stealth Drones at National Day Parade (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – China unveiled its nuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle as well as other latest military achievements during 70th National Day parade at Tiananmen Square. - World news - Following a flag raising ceremony, President Xi Jinping addressed the nation, hailing the country’s achievements over seven decades, and spoke with optimism about China’s future. “The...

French People Pay Last Respects to Ex-President Jacques Chirac (+Video)

French People Pay Last Respects to Ex-President Jacques Chirac (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – French President Emmanuel Macron joined world leaders at a funeral service for Jacques Chirac in France. - World news - Thousands of mourners paid him tribute to him on Sunday at Les Invalides, where his body lay in state on the eve of today's memorial service. Chirac's coffin, draped in the French flag, rested at the front of the Saint Sulpice church in Paris after...

‘Boris Blimp’ Inflated during Reject Brexit March (+Video)

‘Boris Blimp’ Inflated during Reject Brexit March (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A giant Boris Johnson blimp was flown at the beginning of the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. - World news - Hundreds of protesters took to the streets on Sunday on the first day of the conference. The giant blimp of the UK prime minister was inflated at Castlefield Bowl ahead of a Reject Brexit – Defend Our Democracy event on Sunday afternoon, Yahoo...

Iraq, Syria Reopen Major Border Crossing Retaken from Daesh

Iraq, Syria Reopen Major Border Crossing Retaken from Daesh

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A border crossing on a vital highway linking the capitals of Iraq and Syria, seized by Daesh terrorists in 2014, re-opened on Monday, a report said. - World news - On Monday, an AFP video journalist saw trucks hauling cargo across the terminal, which lies on a major highway connecting Baghdad and Damascus. Close to the Euphrates river in Iraq's Anbar province,...

Erdogan Says Turkey to Push for Truth behind Khashoggi’s Murder

Erdogan Says Turkey to Push for Truth behind Khashoggi’s Murder

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Turkey would keep pushing for the truth behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last year, saying some of his killers appeared to be evading justice. - World news - A year after Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents sent from Riyadh, Erdogan said Turkey still wanted to know where...

Yemen’s Ansarullah to Release 350 Prisoners, Including 3 Saudis

Yemen’s Ansarullah to Release 350 Prisoners, Including 3 Saudis

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement said it would on Monday release 350 prisoners, including three Saudi Arabians, under the supervision of the United Nations as part of a peace initiative. - World news - A prisoner swap between the Houthis and the ex-Yemeni government was one of three pillars of a breakthrough deal reached in December in Sweden. “Our initiative...