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Anti-Trump Protest Held outside White House (+Photos)

Anti-Trump Protest Held outside White House (+Photos)

WASHINGTON, DC (Press Shia) – Dozens of US citizens and activists staged a protest rally in Washington to voice their outrage at election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. According to Press Shia dispatches, the demonstration was held in front of the White House on Saturday. The protesters chanted slogans and held placards reading “Dump Trump!” and...

Syria Army Seizes 2 Areas in Eastern Aleppo

Syria Army Seizes 2 Areas in Eastern Aleppo

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s army, backed by volunteer forces, continued to make gains in its fight against Takfiri terrorists in the embattled northwestern city of Aleppo, retaking two areas from the grip of the militants after killing large groups of them. On Sunday, Syrian troops inflicted major losses on the terrorists in eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo and managed to wrest control of...

Syrian Adviser: Erdogan Trying to Uplift Terrorists in Aleppo

Syrian Adviser: Erdogan Trying to Uplift Terrorists in Aleppo

DAMASCUS (Press Shia) – A senior adviser to Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis said the recent “foolish remarks” made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan were only aimed at raising the spirits of the besieged terrorists in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo. Speaking to the Press Shia News Agency, Abdul-Qader Azouz, who is also a professor of politics, denounced Erdogan’s statement...

Some 400,000 Internally Displaced in Syria's Aleppo: UN Special Envoy

Some 400,000 Internally Displaced in Syria's Aleppo: UN Special Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – There are around 400,000 internally displaced persons (IDP) in the Syrian city of Aleppo, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Thursday. Some 30,000 people have been displaced in recent days, the UN official said. “There is a figure, a figure which you need to take into account and which we were confronted with today … in Aleppo there are...

Russia Will Continue to Fight to Rescue Aleppo: Lavrov

Russia Will Continue to Fight to Rescue Aleppo: Lavrov

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russia will continue its operations in eastern Aleppo and will rescue the Syrian city from terrorists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday during a visit to Turkey. Speaking at a joint press conference after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Mediterranean town of Alanya, Lavrov said Russia would continue efforts to...

Iraqi Troops Retake 2 Villages around Mosul, Free over 2,000 Families

Iraqi Troops Retake 2 Villages around Mosul, Free over 2,000 Families

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi fighters from Popular Mobilization Units liberated two more villages near the northern city of Mosul as they are helping government forces in their drive to push Takfiri Daesh terrorist out of their last stronghold in the Arab country. The pro-government forces, better known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, managed to take complete control of...

Kremlin Asks Turkey to Explain Erdogan's Remark about Toppling Assad

Kremlin Asks Turkey to Explain Erdogan's Remark about Toppling Assad

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's statement that his forces in Syria were there to topple President Bashar al-Assad had come as a surprise to Moscow and that it expected an explanation from Ankara. In a speech on Tuesday, Erdogan condemned what he said was the failure of the United Nations in Syria and cast Turkey's...

Russia Says Hopes Aleppo Situation Can Be Resolved by Year-End: Report

Russia Says Hopes Aleppo Situation Can Be Resolved by Year-End: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Wednesday he hoped that the situation in Syria's Aleppo could be sorted out by the end of this year, the RIA news agency cited him as saying. "We are hoping for this of course," Bogdanov was quoted as saying, when asked if the situation in Aleppo could be resolved by the end of 2016. "We...

Turkish Forces in Syria to End Assad’s Rule: Erdogan

Turkish Forces in Syria to End Assad’s Rule: Erdogan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Turkish army launched its operations in Syria to end the rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. “Why did we enter? We do not have an eye on Syrian soil. The issue is to provide lands to their real owners. That is to say we are there for the establishment of justice. We entered there to end the rule of the...

Iran’s Rouhani Felicitates Ortega on Reelection as Nicaragua’s President

Iran’s Rouhani Felicitates Ortega on Reelection as Nicaragua’s President

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in message on Tuesday congratulated Daniel Ortega for his reelection as the president of the Central American state. President Rouhani expressed the hope that Ortega’s new term would result in further expansion of relations between the two countries. Rouhani also wished health and success for President Ortega and prosperity...