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ISIL attacked Palmyra after US-led coalition stopped operations in Raqqa

ISIL attacked Palmyra after US-led coalition stopped operations in Raqqa

MOSCOW, Dec. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Defense Ministry affirmed on Monday that ISIL terrorists exploited the suspension of the operations of the US-led coalition in Raqqa to attack Tadmur (Palmyra) city.In a press conference, the Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that ISIL organization attacked the city ahead from the North, the East and the South,...

Britain seeks profitable market for its ‘useless weapons’

Britain seeks profitable market for its ‘useless weapons’

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader’s senior adviser has said Britain has been a US follower in Middle East, lacking any original line of policy of their own.Mr. Ali Akbar Velayati received Leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Ramadan Abdullah Mohammad Shallah on Monday morning to discuss bilateral relations. In a brief press conference Velayati voiced response to recent remarks...

UN agencies deliver humanitarian aid for 42K civilians in eastern Mosul

UN agencies deliver humanitarian aid for 42K civilians in eastern Mosul

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (Press Shia) – The largest package of humanitarian assistance was provided to needy residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul, UN Secretary-General deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq said at a briefing on Friday.The humanitarian aid is expected to suit basic needs of over 42,000 people besieged in eastern Mosul. Haq explained that for the first time in more...

Iraqi troops recapture three northern districts in Mosul

Iraqi troops recapture three northern districts in Mosul

MOSCOW, Dec. 09 (Press Shia) – Iraqi army managed to recapture 3 districts of Mosul – Nawafel, Simyak and Abbassiya, security sources were quoted by Iraqi press as saying Friday. According to the Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell, the number of districts recaptured from Daesh terrorist group is now at least 24. Military and police commanders claim the government forces...

De Mistura ‘sought disintegration of Syria’

De Mistura ‘sought disintegration of Syria’

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader’s senior international adviser has said UNSG envoy to Syria was working to facilitate disintegration of Syria.Mr. Ali Akbar Velayati who was speaking to the press conference of the International Conference on Regional Security Order in the West Asia on Tuesday, said that the rapid pace of developments in the region has...

ISIL 'sustaining heavy losses' in Mosul as Iraqi forces push forward

ISIL 'sustaining heavy losses' in Mosul as Iraqi forces push forward

TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (Press Shia) – ISIL has "sustained heavy losses" as Iraqi security forces and Kurdish fighters continue a large-scale operation to liberate Mosul, a representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in Mosul said describing the offensive as "successful." "Fighting in eastern Mosul has intensified in recent days. The Iraqi Armed Forces have succeeded in pushing the...

No Iranian boots on Mosul ground

No Iranian boots on Mosul ground

TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (Press Shia) – IRGC commander announced that Iran has no forces in Iraq’s Mosul as the Iraqi forces are operating powerfully needless of any foreign forces.Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari made the remarks on the sidelines of a military conference in Teheran on Thursday, where he hailed the Iraqi government and military for their powerful performance in Mosul. He underlined...

Iraqi militia cut off highway leading from Mosul to Syria

Iraqi militia cut off highway leading from Mosul to Syria

QAYYARAH, Nov. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi militia have cut off a highway leading from Mosul to Syria, further encircling the city over a month after launch of the operation to retake Mosul from terrorists, militia command said Wednesday. The Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) closed off the Tal Afar-Sinjar highway and met with the Kurdish Peshmerga, thus fully encircling...

Iraqi PMF cut off highway leading from Mosul to Syria

Iraqi PMF cut off highway leading from Mosul to Syria

QAYYARAH, Nov. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi popular forces have cut off a highway leading from Mosul to Syria, further encircling the city over a month after launch of the operation to retake Mosul from terrorists, forces command said Wednesday. The Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) closed off the Tal Afar-Sinjar highway and met with the Kurdish Peshmerga, thus fully...

Iraqi Shia militias surrounding ISIL-held Tal Afar on Mosul supply route

Iraqi Shia militias surrounding ISIL-held Tal Afar on Mosul supply route

TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (Press Shia) – Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Shia militia is encircling ISIL-held northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar, the PMF command said Tuesday.The state-sponsored militia aims to encircle the city as well as sweep the surrounding villages for ISIL terrorists, the command said in a statement. Tal Afar is the main ISIL stronghold between its self-proclaimed...