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Daesh Claims Responsibility for Ohio State University Attack

Daesh Claims Responsibility for Ohio State University Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - ISIS (also known as Daesh or ISIL) claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a car-and-knife rampage at Ohio State University, the group's news agency said. On Monday, Somali-born student Abdul Razak Ali Artan plowed his car into a group of pedestrians and began stabbing people with a butcher knife before he was shot to death by a police officer. Before carrying out the...

West’s Silence on Saudi Crimes Speaks Volume of Its Hypocrisy: Pundit

West’s Silence on Saudi Crimes Speaks Volume of Its Hypocrisy: Pundit

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A London-based political Analyst and writer said some West states’ muted response to the heinous crimes committed by the Saudi regime in the Middle East region proves their grandstanding on such principles as human rights and democracy. “I would say that the West’s silence speaks volume of its hypocrisy and grandstanding on such principles as human rights,...

4 Arrested in Okinawa for Obstructing US Base Transfer Work

4 Arrested in Okinawa for Obstructing US Base Transfer Work

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Four men were arrested Tuesday for obstructing work on moving a major US military base within Okinawa, despite local pressure for it to be moved outside Japan’s southernmost island prefecture, police said. The four men are suspected of piling around 1,400 concrete blocks at the gate of the US Marine Corps Camp Schwab from Jan. 28 to 30, blocking the passage of...

Anti-DAPL Protesters Rally in US Capital

Anti-DAPL Protesters Rally in US Capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Shia) – A group of Native Americans, civil and peace activists, and ordinary American citizens held a rally in Washington, D.C., to protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a project they say threatens water supplies and sacred Native American sites. The demonstration was held on Pennsylvania Avenue, at the invitation of Native Americans residing in Washington,...

Syrian Army in Full Control of Northeast Aleppo: Report

Syrian Army in Full Control of Northeast Aleppo: Report

Tehran (Press Shia) – Takfiri terrorists have lost all of the northern neighborhoods in eastern Aleppo as Syria’s army and their allies are making significant advances in their fight against the foreign-backed militants, a report said. On Monday, Takfiri militants lost northern neighborhoods in besieged east in Aleppo as the Syrian army and allies advance in offensive to take entire city,...

Man at Ohio State University Drives Car into Crowd, Stabs Others

Man at Ohio State University Drives Car into Crowd, Stabs Others

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A man drove a sport utility vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians at Ohio State University then jumped out and stabbed several people with a butcher knife, injuring at least nine, before a police officer shot and killed the attacker on Monday, officials said. A US government source said investigators have reason to believe the attacker at the campus in Columbus was a Somali...

Syrian Army in Control of Much of Aleppo’s Northeast

Syrian Army in Control of Much of Aleppo’s Northeast

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Syrian army wrested control of a strategic district in the militant-held part of Aleppo, in a major victory on the battleground which brought back much of the embattled city’s northeast under state control. State television reported that the army troops had seized full control of the al-Sakhour district in eastern Aleppo early on Monday, the 14th day into its...

Brexit Fuels Polarizing Rhetoric, Hate Crime in Britain: Rights Commission

Brexit Fuels Polarizing Rhetoric, Hate Crime in Britain: Rights Commission

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A human right watchdog has urged the British government to tackle the issue of hate crime being on the rise since the Brexit referendum. The UK Equality and Human Rights Commission has expressed concern about the rise in hate crime since the Brexit vote and urged the government to address the issue in a letter published on Sunday. "We are concerned that attacks on...

Man Killed, another Injured in Annapolis Shooting

Man Killed, another Injured in Annapolis Shooting

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - One man was killed and another injured in a shooting on Clay Street in Annapolis on Saturday night, police said. Scotty Moss Jr., 24, of Annapolis died from gunshot injuries, police said. He is the city's 10th homicide victim of the year. Annapolis has had more homicides in 2016 than any year in its recorded history. Officers responded to the unit block of Clay Street...

UN Yemen Envoy in New Bid for Peace

UN Yemen Envoy in New Bid for Peace

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The UN envoy for Yemen has announced a new bid for peace talks between the former government and Houthis, after the latest ceasefire failed to end the 20-month conflict. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said he was heading to Riyadh and Kuwait "to prepare for a new round" of talks, as he left Muscat late Saturday after discussions with representative of...