Plight of Palestine Go Unreported by Western Media: UK Author
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior peace activist and author based in Britain highlighted the muted response of the Western media to the sufferings of the Palestinian people and said the blockades, the constant harassment of the nation and the illegal Israeli settlements go unreported.
Yemeni Forces Hit Saudi-Led Coalition’s Warship near Mocha
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Yemeni army and Popular Committees managed to target and hit a warship of the Saudi-led coalition in waters off the port city of Mocha in the southwestern province of Taiz.
Over One Million Palestinians Tortured in Israeli Jails
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said the number of Palestinian people tortured in Israeli jails has hit one million.
Daesh Declares War on Taliban in Afghanistan
KABUL (Tasnim) – The Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group described Taliban militants in Afghanistan as “hypocrites and stooges of the unbelievers”, saying that they should be killed wherever they are.
Syria Army Repels Al-Nusra Attack on Quneitra
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies foiled a major attack by the Jabhat Fatah al-Sham terrorist group (also known as al-Nusra Front) in the southwestern city of Quneitra, inflicting major losses on them.
Saudi Forces Kill Religious Figure in Restive Shiite-Populated City
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saudi regime forces, as part of their ongoing clampdown on Shiite Muslims in the oil-rich kingdom, shot to death a religious figure in the restive city of al-Awamiyah in Eastern Province, informed sources said.
Foiling Attack on Grand Mosque ‘Fabricated’ by New Saudi Crown Prince: Opposition Figure
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saudi Arabia’s leading opposition figure, Hamza al-Hassan, said a recent planned terror attack on the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca was a state-sponsored false-flag operation orchestrated by Saudi Arabia's new crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Syria's Assad Joins Prayers to Mark End of Ramadan (+Video)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was given a warm reception by the faithful on Sunday when he joined in Eid al-Fitr prayers in the west-central province of Hama, to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Yemeni Retaliatory Attacks Leave over 6 Saudi Soldiers Dead
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least six Saudi soldiers were killed when Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees launched two attacks against Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border regions of Asir and Najran.
Syria Frees 672 Prisoners to Boost Reconciliation Process
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Syria's government said on Saturday it has released 672 prisoners, adding that the move was aimed at bolstering a reconciliation process.
Ex-US Diplomat: Israeli Regime’s War on Islam Similar to Saudi Regime’s
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American author and former diplomat from Washington highlighted similarities between the Riyadh and Tel Aviv regimes in committing heinous crimes against Muslims, saying the Wahhabis in the oil-rich Kingdom are following the lead of Israelis.
UAE: Arab States Don't Seek 'Regime Change' in Qatar
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A top United Arab Emirates official said Saturday the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership but are willing to cut ties if it does not agree to their demands.
Iraqi Forces Open Exit Routes for Civilians in Mosul Old City
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul on Saturday as they battled to retake the ancient quarter from Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) militants mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their "caliphate".
UN Rejects Israel Claims of Hezbollah Operating under Cover of NGO
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United Nations has dismissed Israeli accusations that Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement is setting up observation posts on the border under the guise of an environmental NGO.
Syrian Conflict Shifting to East: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An American political commentator warned of emergence of a new ‘triple entente’ among the US, Saudi Arabia, and Israel, noting that such tripartite coalition is focusing on confrontation with Iran and taking the lengthy civil war to Syria’s desolate eastern regions.
Saudi King Likely to Abdicate in Favor of Son: Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman is widely expected to abdicate in favor of his young son who has been recently appointed as the new crown prince, a Middle East political analyst said.
Int'l Quds Day Marked in US Capital (+Photos)
WASHINGTON, DC (Tasnim) – A group of American people, including Muslim and non-Muslim citizens, staged a rally in Washington, DC, on Friday to voice support for Palestine on the International Quds Day.
Riyadh Seeking to Normalize Ties with Tel Aviv: Yemeni Politician
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A ranking Yemeni official hammered the Saudi regime for its efforts to consign the issue of Palestine to oblivion, saying the kingdom is brazenly attempting to establish normal ties with Israel.
Terrorist Attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque Foiled, Saudi Arabia Says
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saudi security forces have foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the alleged potential attacker before he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.
Any New War against Lebanon Doomed to Failure: Nasrallah
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah said that the Zionist regime of Israel has no intention to wage a new war against Lebanon as it knows it would end in defeat.