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Appeals Court Reduces US-Saudi Physician’s Sentence Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Appeals Court Reduces US-Saudi Physician’s Sentence Ahead of Biden Inauguration

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Saudi appeals court has nearly halved a six-year jail sentence handed to a US-Saudi physician whose case has been closely followed by Washington and suspended the rest of his term, court documents showed, meaning he will not have to serve any more time in prison. - World news - Prominent physician Walid al-Fitaihi was detained in 2017 under Crown Prince Mohammed...

Trump Supporters Clash with DC Police Ahead of Rally (+Video)

Trump Supporters Clash with DC Police Ahead of Rally (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Dozens of pro-Trump supporters clashed with Washington, DC, police in BLM Plaza on Tuesday night, giving a preview of the volatile situation that the US capital may face soon as lawmakers are set to certify election results. - World news - Crowds of protesters, some of them shouting “This is American Plaza” were filmed pushing and shoving police in BLM Plaza...

Business Owners Board Up Ahead of Pro-Trump Rallies in DC (+Video)

Business Owners Board Up Ahead of Pro-Trump Rallies in DC (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Many businesses in downtown Washington boarded up their windows, fearful that the pro-Trump protests could devolve into the unrest seen in May and June when dozens of businesses were vandalized. - World news - Shops were seen preparing for potential violence as several pro-Trump rallies were set to take place in Washington, DC, by boarding up their windows on Tuesday.The...

Iraqis Hold Rally Ahead of Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination Anniversary

Iraqis Hold Rally Ahead of Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination Anniversary

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Hundreds of Iraqi people from different walks of life held a rally in Baghdad to condemn the US assassination of anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani and his top Iraqi comrade Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis ahead of the first anniversary of the drone strike. - World news - The Saturday rally, which was held in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, was attended by...

Mass Exodus As Desperate Families Flee London ahead of Christmas Lockdown (+Video)

Mass Exodus As Desperate Families Flee London ahead of Christmas Lockdown (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Families were last night fleeing areas of England that have been plunged into the tightest restrictions in what one leading expert described as a 'mini exodus'. - World news - Londoners took UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement of a COVID-19 lockdown for the Christmas holiday as their cue to flee London, in doing so, perhaps achieving exactly the opposite of...

Saudi Prisoners Recount Ordeals during Ritz-Carlton Purge ahead of G20 Summit

Saudi Prisoners Recount Ordeals during Ritz-Carlton Purge ahead of G20 Summit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Elite figures arrested by Saudi authorities in the capital Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel in 2017 amid the so-called "biggest purge" in the country's history revealed details about their imprisonment. - World news - The former detainees, including senior Saudi businessmen, told reporters that they were exposed to human rights abuses including torture and coercion in...

Trump Tests Negative for Coronavirus Ahead of Florida Rally

Trump Tests Negative for Coronavirus Ahead of Florida Rally

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, the White House physician announced, shortly before the start of a campaign rally in Sanford, Florida on Monday, his first since he was diagnosed with COVID-19. - World news - "In response to your inquiry regarding the President's most recent COVID-19 tests, I can share with you that he has tested...

NGOs: Saudi Seeking to Whitewash Its Human Rights Record Ahead of G20 Summit

NGOs: Saudi Seeking to Whitewash Its Human Rights Record Ahead of G20 Summit

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Three leading international NGOs boycotted meetings that Saudi Arabia is holding with civil society groups ahead of the annual Group of Twenty (G20) Summit, saying the Riyadh regime is trying to “whitewash its dire human rights record” by hosting such events. - World news - According to a joint statement issued recently, human rights group Amnesty International,...

Zarif Goes to Baghdad ahead of Iraqi PM’s Visit to Iran

Zarif Goes to Baghdad ahead of Iraqi PM’s Visit to Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad on Sunday morning to hold talks on a broad range of issues with Iraqi officials and make arrangements for Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s upcoming trip to Tehran. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters upon his arrival in Baghdad, Zarif expressed delight at visiting the Arab country after...

Iran’s President Predicts Positive Economic Growth, Good Year Ahead

Iran’s President Predicts Positive Economic Growth, Good Year Ahead

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani said Iran is going to have a good year as all predictions suggest that the country’s economic growth will be positive in year 1399, which has begun on March 20. - Economy news - Addressing a cabinet session on Wednesday, Rouhani said the status of agriculture and agricultural production in the country during the current Iranian year...