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Hundreds Gather in Annapolis, US, to Support Standing Rock (+ Photos)

Hundreds Gather in Annapolis, US, to Support Standing Rock (+ Photos)

WASHINGTON, DC (Press Shia) – Hundreds of Americans gathered along the Annapolis Harbor to show their support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota. According to Press Shia dispatches, supporters from across Maryland marched alongside Native American residents and environmentalists from the Chesapeake Bay up to the state capitol chanting the anti-pipeline slogan, "Mni Wiconi,...

Nigerian Forces Attack Shiite Rally ahead of Arbaeen, Kill Ten

Nigerian Forces Attack Shiite Rally ahead of Arbaeen, Kill Ten

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Nigerian forces opened fire at a group of Shiite Muslims holding a demonstration in preparation for the upcoming Arbaeen mourning rituals, which mark 40 days after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shiite Imam. Soldiers blocked the road and fired live rounds and tear gas to disperse hundreds of people, including women and children, marching in the...

Takfiri Terrorists Launch Deadly Gas Attack in Syria’s Aleppo

Takfiri Terrorists Launch Deadly Gas Attack in Syria’s Aleppo

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Dozens of Syrians lost their lives after Takfiri terrorists fired mortars containing chemical agents against civilian areas in eastern Aleppo as Syrian troops continue to make gains on the ground in the embattled northwestern city. On Sunday night, the Takfiri militants fired several mortar shells, some of which filled with chlorine gas, at Karam al-Tarrab neighborhood,...

Iraq Launches 3rd Phase of Mosul Liberation Operation

Iraq Launches 3rd Phase of Mosul Liberation Operation

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The third phase of a massive military operation to liberate the northern city of Mosul from the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group has begun, a spokesman for Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units announced. Ahmad al-Assadi said Monday the operation in west of Mosul aims to cut supplies between the northern city and Raqqah in Syria. The operation is part of a large-scale...

Syria Army Issues Ultimatum, Warns Terrorists to Leave Eastern Aleppo in 24 hrs

Syria Army Issues Ultimatum, Warns Terrorists to Leave Eastern Aleppo in 24 hrs

DAMASCUS (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s army gave an ultimatum on Sunday to Takfiri terrorists to leave eastern neighborhoods of the city of Aleppo in 24 hours or face a full-scale operation by the army. According to Press Shia Agency dispatches, the Syrian army is gearing up to launch a full-fledged attack against terrorist groups in Aleppo to flush them out of the embattled city. On...

Turkey Issues Travel Warning about US, Cites Protests

Turkey Issues Travel Warning about US, Cites Protests

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Turkey has issued a travel warning for its citizens about going to the United States, citing violent protests following Tuesday's contested presidential election as well as increasing verbal and physical attacks and harassment of an "anti-immigrant" and "racist" nature. In a statement posted on the Foreign Ministry's website Saturday,...

Yemeni Snipers Kill 3 Saudi Troops in Taiz, Asir

Yemeni Snipers Kill 3 Saudi Troops in Taiz, Asir

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemeni army snipers killed three Saudi troops as part of retaliatory operations against the ongoing Saudi aggression against the impoverished Arab country. Two Saudi soldiers were sniped by Yemeni forces in the Arab country's southwestern Taiz province on Saturday, Lebanon’s al-Ahed website reported. Also, a Saudi tank was destroyed after coming under...

Over 52 Killed in Blast at Shrine in Southwestern Pakistan

Over 52 Killed in Blast at Shrine in Southwestern Pakistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An explosion claimed by the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group ripped through a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 52 people and wounding scores, officials said. The blast at Shah Noorani shrine occurred while hundreds of people were inside, local district commissioner Hashim Ghalzai told Reuters. Provincial Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti...

IRIB Reporter Martyred in Aleppo

IRIB Reporter Martyred in Aleppo

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A reporter with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) lost his life in the embattled city of Aleppo, northwestern Syria. Mohsen Khazaei had reported for the IRIB from the battlefields in Syria for three years before his martyrdom. No details were immediately available about the circumstances of his death. Syria has been gripped by civil war since March 2011...

Iraqi Army Continues Mop-Up Operations in Eastern Mosul

Iraqi Army Continues Mop-Up Operations in Eastern Mosul

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq’s army and volunteer fighters are engaged in operations to cleanse two areas in eastern Mosul of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists. According to a Saturday report carried by Russian broadcaster RT Arabic, Iraqi forces seized the Qadisiya al-Thaniya and al-Bakr districts in eastern Mosul on Friday. The report added that they are now cleansing the areas and fighting...