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Doctrinal Beliefs of Daesh Still Around, US Cleric Warns

Doctrinal Beliefs of Daesh Still Around, US Cleric Warns

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior cleric based in the US capital of Washington, DC, hailed the recent collapse of the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria, but at the same time warned that “doctrinal beliefs of Daesh” still exist and should be dealt with. “Well, obviously militarily, Daesh and its equivalents have been defeated in Syria and Iraq, and everyone...

Iran Deeply Concerned about Top Bahraini Cleric’s Health: Spokesman

Iran Deeply Concerned about Top Bahraini Cleric’s Health: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi voiced Tehran’s deep concern about the deteriorating health condition of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shiite majority, who has been under house arrest for months. In a statement on Wednesday, Qassemi pointed to recent reports that Sheikh Qassim is in the midst of a health crisis and said the...

Top Bahraini Cleric’s Life at Risk: Representative

Top Bahraini Cleric’s Life at Risk: Representative

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The representative of prominent Bahraini cleric Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim in Iran expressed concern about the cleric’s health and said he is in a dangerous situation. Speaking to Press Shia, Sheikh Abdullah al-Daqqaq noted that the Bahraini religious leader is under the ruling Al Khalifa regime’s house arrest and said, “Ayatollah Qassim is now in a very...

Iraqi Commander Lauds Iran’s Role in Fall of Daesh

Iraqi Commander Lauds Iran’s Role in Fall of Daesh

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Secretary General of Iraq’s Badr Organization Hadi al-Ameri praised Iran for supporting the Arab country’s anti-terrorism campaign and said if it had not been for the Islamic Republic’s help, Baghdad would have fallen to the hands of the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group. Speaking to Alforat TV channel, Ameri hailed Tehran’s unwavering support for...

Bahrainis Continue Protests in Support of Sheikh Qassim (+ Photos)

Bahrainis Continue Protests in Support of Sheikh Qassim (+ Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Bahraini people from all social strata took to the streets in various cities to condemn the Mamma regime’s moves against Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the kingdom’s Shiite majority. The demonstrations were held on Tuesday night in different cities and villages across the Persian Gulf country, including in Diraz, west of Manama.The demonstrators...

Syria Army Mops Up Last Daesh Pockets in Deir Ez-Zor

Syria Army Mops Up Last Daesh Pockets in Deir Ez-Zor

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s army and its allies seized full control over a major town in the southeastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor after inflicting major losses on remnants of Daesh (ISIL) militants in the eastern province. Syrian forces on Tuesday established full control over al-Quriyeh town on al-Mayadeen-Al-Bukamal direction in Deir ez-Zor as part of their mop-up operations in the...

US Police Shoot Dead Unarmed Iranian-American Man in Virginia

US Police Shoot Dead Unarmed Iranian-American Man in Virginia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The man who was shot by US Park Police after a short chase into Fairfax County, Va., died Monday night after 10 days on life support, and the man’s family said he was unarmed when he was shot. Bijan C. Ghaisar, 25, of McLean, Va., was an accountant for his father’s firm, and a graduate of Langley High School and Virginia Commonwealth University.Park Police...

Senior Saudi Prince Freed in $1 bln Settlement Agreement: Official

Senior Saudi Prince Freed in $1 bln Settlement Agreement: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching an “acceptable settlement agreement” with authorities paying more than $1 billion, a Saudi official said on Wednesday. Miteb, 65, son of the late King Abdullah and former head of the elite National Guard, was among dozens of royal family members,...

North Korea Says New ICBM Puts US Mainland within Range of Nuclear Weapons

North Korea Says New ICBM Puts US Mainland within Range of Nuclear Weapons

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – North Korea said it had successfully tested a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that put all of the US mainland within range, declaring it had achieved its long-held goal of becoming a nuclear power. Wednesday’s missile test, North Korea’s first since mid-September, came a week after US President Donald Trump put North Korea back on...

Syrian Govt. Delegation to Arrive in Geneva Wednesday

Syrian Govt. Delegation to Arrive in Geneva Wednesday

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria's government delegation will arrive a day late in Geneva to take part in direct peace talks with the opposition, a Syrian foreign ministry official and a UN official said Tuesday. The United Nations was scheduled to resume the peace talks between the government and the Syrian opposition in the Swiss city on Tuesday.The opposition's delegation arrived Monday,...