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Russian fighters bomb ISIL hardware near Syria's Deir Ezzor

Russian fighters bomb ISIL hardware near Syria's Deir Ezzor

MOSCOW, Sep. 02 (Press Shia Agency) –  Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces have destroyed multiple pieces of Islamist hardware over two days of operations near the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.Syrian government troops, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, continue to encircle militants of the ISIL terrorist group (banned...

At least 20 killed in Kabul suicide car bombing 

At least 20 killed in Kabul suicide car bombing 

KABUL, Jul. 24 (Press Shia) – At least 20 people were killed and two dozen others wounded after a suicide car bombing struck near the house of an Afghan politician in western Kabul Monday, sources and witnesses said."The blast occurred near the house of Mohammad Mohaqiq, deputy to Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, in Golah-e-Dawakhana locality, Police District 3 roughly at 6:50 a.m. local...

8 injured in terrorist blast in Sweida countryside

8 injured in terrorist blast in Sweida countryside

SWEIDA, Jul. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – In a new breach of the memorandum on de-escalation zones, eight people were injured when explosive devices planted by terrorists went off in the northwestern countryside of Sweida province.A source at Sweida Police Command told SANA that three explosive devices were remotely detonated by terrorists on Sunday morning on the road of Majadel/Um al-Zaitoun in...

Blast rocks Afghan capital of Kabul near US embassy

Blast rocks Afghan capital of Kabul near US embassy

KABUL, May 03 (Press Shia) – A powerful explosion hit on Wednesday a convoy of foreign troops in the Afghan capital of Kabul.A large explosion has hit Kabul, Reuters reported, citing several witnesses. The blast rocked the area near the US embassy in Afghanistan, a security official reported. Four people were killed and 22 injured as a result of the explosion, Kabul...

Dozens of casualties reported in Aleppo bomb blast

Dozens of casualties reported in Aleppo bomb blast

MOSCOW, Apr. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – A bomb exploded in Aleppo's Salah al-Din district on Wednesday, killing six and wounding 32 people, Syrian State Television reported.The number of casualties was provided by the General Organization of Radio and TV news correspondent via social media, who classified the blast as a terrorist bombing. Salah al-Din is...

Blasts hit Church, police station in Egypt

Blasts hit Church, police station in Egypt

CAIRO, Apr. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – A blast has hit a church in Egypt killing at least 21 while a second explosion occurred at the training center of a police station in city of TantaThe first explosion reportedly occurred inside St. George church in the city of Tanta to the north of Egypt's capital, and claimed lives of at least 15 people, injuring 50...

Iran strongly condemns deadly terrorist attack in Kandahar

Iran strongly condemns deadly terrorist attack in Kandahar

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran slammed the terrorist attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar that left a number of Emirati diplomats and Afghan officials and citizens killed or injured.Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi extended condolences to Afghan and the UAE governments as well as families of victims of the tragic terrorist attack. While expressing sympathy over the...

Large explosion reported in Turkish city of Izmir

Large explosion reported in Turkish city of Izmir

MOSCOW, Jan. 05 (Press Shia) – A large explosion occurred nearby the courthouse in the Turkish city of Izmir, local media report. Unconfirmed reports say two cars exploded near the courthouse in the third most populated city in Turkey. ​Ambulances sent at the scene, no casualties reported so far. At least three people were injured. ​ According to the...

Status of Hilla blast victims subject to DNA tests 

Status of Hilla blast victims subject to DNA tests 

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (Press Shia) – Iran's Deputy FM Ghashghavi has announced that DNA tests are required to identify corpses of martyred pilgrims in Hilla bombing incident.Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Affairs Hassan Ghashghavi made the remarks adding "except for earlier announcements on Friday, no fresh news is available on exact death toll...

Casualties reported as blast rocks largest US military base in Afghanistan

Casualties reported as blast rocks largest US military base in Afghanistan

MOSCOW, Nov. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – An explosion rocked a US airfield in Afghanistan on Saturday, causing a number of casualties, the NATO mission to the country said in a statement. An explosion rocked a US airfield in Afghanistan on Saturday, causing a number of casualties, the NATO mission to the country said in a statement. "We can confirm that there was an...