Bahrain Police Fire on Shiite Protest, One Reported Killed
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Bahraini police opened fire Tuesday on a protest by supporters of a top Shiite cleric, with at least one demonstrator reported martyred in the latest unrest to hit the Persian Gulf state.
Militant Attack on Afghan Army Base Kills 10 Soldiers
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when militants attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defense ministry said Tuesday, in the latest attack on Western-backed forces.
Car Bomb Explodes in Syria's Homs: State TV
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A car bomb exploded in the Syrian city of Homs on Tuesday and the army destroyed another vehicle rigged with explosives near the holy shrine of Hazrat Zeinab, the granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), south of Damascus, Syrian state television said.
Syria Army Continues to Inflict Losses on Daesh Militants in Deir Ez-Zor
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies continued their military campaign against Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, killing and injuring a large group of them.
Al Khalifa Forces Target Town Where Sit-In Ongoing for Sheikh Qassim
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Bahrain police said they have launched an operation targeting a town where a sit-in has been going on for months supporting a prominent Shiite cleric who had his citizenship stripped by the ruling regime.
Over 19 Dead after Blast at Concert in Manchester
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in an explosion at the end of a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday.
Arab Regimes under Influence of ‘Atlanticist-Zionist-Wahhabist’ Triangle: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political analyst said the majority of Arab regimes in the region are under the control of ‘Atlanticist-Zionist-Wahhabist’ triangle.
Hamas Does Not Recognize Israel, Top Official Stresses
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A senior official of Hamas, the Palestinian political movement, underscored that the group’s recently unveiled policy document does not recognize Israel at all, stressing that the “occupying” regime has no place in the Palestinian territories.
Yemen Army Foils Militants’ Overnight Attack in Hajjah
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemeni forces and popular committees repelled a major attack by Saudi-backed mercenaries in Hajjah, claiming the lives of scores of militants in the northwestern province.
Charity Organization Warns Yemen at Imminent Risk of Deadly Mass Cholera Epidemic
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - According to an international charity Save the Children, deadly cholera outbreak in Yemen should be put under control as soon as possible, otherwise it could bring "thousands" of deaths.
Bahrainis Stage Rallies in Support of Sheikh Qassim (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Bahraini people took to the streets in various cities of the Persian Gulf country to condemn the Al Khalifa regime for sentencing Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the country’s Shiite majority, to one year in prison.
Iraq Army Foils Daesh Twin Offensives on Samarra
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi forces repelled two major offensives by Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists in the holy city of Samarra, north-central Salahuddin Province, inflicting major losses on them.
US Raids against Army Meant to Buttress Daesh-Linked Militants: Syrian Commander
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – A Syrian military commander said the recent US airstrikes against the Arab country’s army were launched in line with supporting and reinforcing Daesh-linked militants operating near border areas.
More Prisoners Join Jailed Palestinian Hunger Strikers
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Some 220 Palestinian prisoners have joined the "Freedom and Dignity" mass hunger strike which began last month.
Lebanese Hezbollah Blasts Court Ruling against Bahrain's Top Cleric
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement on Sunday denounced a Bahraini court sentence against a prominent Shiite cleric.
Spokesman Rejects Trump's Description of Hamas as A Terror Group
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, on Sunday rejected US President Donald Trump's linking it to terrorism.
Sheikh Qassim’s Commuted Sentence Proves Al Khalifa Losing Ground in Bahrain: UK Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A political analyst and author based in London underlined the role of Bahrainis’ nationwide rallies in support of Sheikh Isa Qassim in pressuring the Manama regime, saying the cleric’s commuted sentence proves that Al Khalifa is “fast losing ground” in the kingdom.
Erdogan Elected Leader of Turkey's Ruling Party
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged to fight Turkey's enemies at home and abroad on Sunday as he was re-elected leader of the ruling AK Party.
NATO-Like Arab Force in Mideast Meant to Support Israel, Counter Iran: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – US President Donald Trump, in his Middle East tour, is seeking to create the Arab equivalent of the NATO military alliance to help the Zionist regime of Israel and contain the Islamic Republic of Iran, an American analyst said.
Bahraini Clerics Call Jail Term against Sheikh Qassim ‘Declaration of War’
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A number of Bahraini clerics condemned the Al Khalifa regime for sentencing Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the country’s Shiite majority, to one year in prison, saying the verdict is tantamount to “a declaration of war”.