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UN agencies urge Intl. community to greatly increase support to Yemen

UN agencies urge Intl. community to greatly increase support to Yemen

WASHINGTON, Jul. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – UNICEF, WFP and WHO called on the global community to substantially increase assistance to Yemen.Three United Nations agencies — UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) — in a joint statement called on the global community to substantially increase assistance to Yemen...

Iran ready to set up field hospital for injured Palestinians

Iran ready to set up field hospital for injured Palestinians

TEHRAN, Jul. 24 (Press Shia) – Iran is ready to set up a specialized field hospital in the nearest place possible to help the hundreds of Palestinians injured in the al-Aqsa Mosque incident, Iranian official Amir-Abdollahian said Monday.Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with a representative of the Palestinian Islamic...

Violence, cholera lethal combination affecting Yemen

Violence, cholera lethal combination affecting Yemen

NEW YORK, Jul. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations (UN) agencies warned today about the devastating impact on the Yemeni population of the violence and the cholera epidemics that are affecting that country in the Arabian peninsula.According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 13,609 civil victims have been recorded since March, 2015, including 5,000 fatal...

Saudi bombing of Yemen’s hospitals ‘war crime’

Saudi bombing of Yemen’s hospitals ‘war crime’

TEHRAN, Jul. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen's Deputy Minister of health in an exclusive interview with Press Shia Agency said Yemen blockade prevents delivery of humanitarian aid and intl. aid only provides for 15% of the needs of the war-stricken country.Following 800 days of the outbreak of brutal attacks by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Yemen, its women, children and civilians remain under...

Iran values Niger’s stance on Palestine

Iran values Niger’s stance on Palestine

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has appreciated viewpoint of Niger towards the Palestinian issue.The official made the remarks at a meeting with the Head of the Nigerien Parliamentary Friendship Group Masani Couroni in Tehran on Monday. Iran’s Amir-Abdollahian, at the meeting, welcomed the Nigerian...

Syria would help WFP in attaining success

Syria would help WFP in attaining success

DAMASCUS, May 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis said on Tuesday that the Syrian government is open to cooperate with different humanitarian organizations.Premier Khamis made his remarks during a meeting with the new WFP Executive director David Beasley and the accompanying delegation. The two sides discussed prospects of bilateral cooperation and means to further...

SARC distributes food aid among ISIL-besieged families in Deir Ezzor

SARC distributes food aid among ISIL-besieged families in Deir Ezzor

DEIR EZZOR, Apr. 16 (Press Shia) – The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) branch in Deir Ezzor province started on Saturday distributing a new batch of food aid to ISIL –besieged locals in Deir Ezzor city.While inspecting the distribution process, Governor of Deir Ezzor Mohammad Ibrahim Samra said the new food baskets which have been airdropped recently are currently being provided to the...

Russia delivers 5,5 tonnes of aid to over 1,500 Syrians

Russia delivers 5,5 tonnes of aid to over 1,500 Syrians

HMEYMIM, Apr. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation has carried out seven humanitarian operations in Syria in the past 24 hours.The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation has carried out seven humanitarian operations in Syrian provinces of Latakia and Aleppo in the past 24 hours, delivering 5,5 tonnes of aid to more...

35 trucks loaded with relief aid enter Daraa countryside

35 trucks loaded with relief aid enter Daraa countryside

DARAA, Mar. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – The Relief Sub-Committee in Daraa sent a convoy carrying 275 tons of relief items to al-Sanamain city and the towns of Deir al-Bakhet, Jbab, and Mothbin in the northern countryside of Daraa province.Deputy head of the executive office Awad al-Sweidan said in a statement that the convoy, which consists of 35 trucks and is carrying 275 tons of relief aid...

Lynne Stewart 'people's champion' an inspiration to all social activists

Lynne Stewart 'people's champion' an inspiration to all social activists

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – The memory and legacy of Lynne Stewart as a people's champion who spent her life to defend victims of the abuse of state power will survive her passing and inspire generations of activists in the never-ending quest for social justice.Stewart passed away yesterday, aged 77, at her home in Brooklyn, New York, where she was born, following a long battle with...