Yemeni Forces Target Saudi Positions with Advanced Homegrown Missile
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemen’s army and popular committees, in retaliatory attacks against the Saudi-led coalition forces, hit their positions in the kingdom’s Asir region with an advanced domestically-made missile dubbed “Zelzal-2”.
Iraqi Forces Take Control over Daesh HQ in Mosul
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iraqi Federal Police forces managed to capture a headquarters of the Daesh (ISIS or ISIS) terrorist group in the northern city of Mosul.
Saudi Serviceman Killed in Yemeni Forces’ Attack
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Saudi interior ministry acknowledged that a Saudi serviceman was shot and killed in an attack mounted by the Yemeni forces in Asir Region, southwest of the kingdom.
UN, US, Britain Complicit in Saudi War Crimes in Yemen: Canadian Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Canadian political analyst said the United Nations Security Council, Washington and London are all complicit in Saudi Arabia’s war crimes in Yemen as they directly or indirectly support the Riyadh regime in its relentless aggression against the impoverished country.
Geneva Talks Essential Step for Political Resolution of Syria Conflict: Mogherini
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini hailed the resumption of talks on Syria in Geneva, Switzerland.
Last Daesh Stronghold near Aleppo Besieged by Syrian Army
ALEPPO (Tasnim) –Syrian army troops backed by allied forces managed to lay a siege to the last stronghold of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group in the eastern suburbs of Aleppo.
Washington Seeking to Tighten Anti-Tehran Sanctions
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A bipartisan group of US senators in Congress on Thursday introduced a bill that would impose tighter sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile tests and other non-nuclear activities.
Hashd Al-Shaabi Begins Aid Delivery to Liberated Mosul Areas
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, have begun delivering humanitarian aid to the Mosul districts recaptured from Daesh terrorists, as government forces push deeper into the city’s western half, a report said.
Saudis Using Petrodollars to Kill Yemenis, Export Wahhabi Ideology: German Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A German political analyst said the Saudi regime is using petrodollars to nurture terrorists in Syria, kill civilians in Yemen and export Wahhabi ideology to Europe.
London Attacker 'British-Born', Known to Security Services: May
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The man behind the London terror attack was born in Britain and had been investigated for violent extremism "some years ago" by the MI5 intelligence service, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.
US Embassies Ordered to Identify Population Groups for Tougher Visa Screening
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed US diplomatic missions to identify "populations warranting increased scrutiny" and toughen screening for visa applicants in those groups, according to diplomatic cables seen by Reuters.
Yemeni Forces Kill, Injure Dozens in Attacks on Saudi Positions
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from Popular Committees, launched major offensives against Saudi positions in the kingdom’s southwestern province of Jizan, leaving scores of soldiers dead and injured.
Bahrain Court Adjourns Trial of Rights Activist Rajab Until May 17
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Bahraini court has postponed until May 17 the trial of prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, who has been behind bars for criticizing the Al Khalifah regime’s involvement in the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen.
Five Dead, around 40 Injured in UK Parliament 'Terrorist' Attack
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and an attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain's parliament.
Red Cross Warns on Mass Hunger in Yemen, Somalia
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The world has got just three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation, as drought and war wreck crops and block aid across the region, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday.
Syrian Army Sends Reinforcements to Hama
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Syrian army is sending reinforcements to face a major militant offensive in Hama province, a Syrian military said Wednesday, as terrorists pressed an attack in a western area.
Erdogan Warns Europeans Not to “Walk Safely" if Current Attitude Persists
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that Europeans across the world would not be able to walk safely on the streets if they kept up their current attitude.
Saudi Aggression Aims to Force Yemen into Western Bloc’s Submission: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American author and researcher said the ongoing Saudi aggression against Yemen is aimed at cowing the Arab country into the submission of an Anglo-American-Zionist Western Bloc.
Blasts Kill 4, Injure 18 in Northeastern Nigeria, Police Say
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Multiple blasts at camps for people who have fled Boko Haram Takfiri militants killed four and injured 18 in the northeastern Nigeria city of Maiduguri, the state police commissioner said on Wednesday.
Yemeni Army Hits Saudi Mercenaries' Positions with Homegrown Missile
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Yemeni army and popular committees hit the Saudi-led forces' positions with a domestically-manufactured missile in the kingdom’s southwestern and border region of Asir, killing and injuring a number of Saudi mercenaries.