UN Names Team to Investigate Crimes against Myanmar Rohingya
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United Nations named a trio of independent experts Tuesday to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by Myanmar security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
Iraq’s Hashd Al-Shaabi Forces Take Daesh Villages near Syria
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, pushed Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists out of several villages on the border with Syria on Monday.
Bahrainis Continue Rallies in Support of Sheikh Qassim (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Bahraini people from every walk of life once again staged anti-regime protests in various cities of the Persian Gulf country to express their solidarity with Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the Shiite majority in the kingdom.
Syria Army Recaptures More Areas in Aleppo
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies stepped up their attacks on Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) in Aleppo, liberating more areas from the grip of the Takfiri terrorists on the outskirts of the northwestern province.
Civilians Lack Food, Water, Medicine as Mosul Battle Mounts: UN
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Tens of thousands of civilians in parts of Mosul held by Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) are struggling to get food, water and medicine, the United Nations said, days into a new push by Iraqi government troops to take the northern city.
Washington, London Funding White Helmets in Syria: British Analyst (+Video)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A British journalist and political analyst said the White Helmets in Syria are being “supported, funded and equipped” by a number of foreign governments, including the US and UK.
Yemen Army Launches Mortar Attacks against Saudi-Backed Militants in Ma’rib
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemen’s army, backed by Popular Committees, shelled the positions of Saudi-backed mercenaries in the west-central Ma’rib province, inflicting unspecified losses on them.
Human Rights Activists to Launch Int’l Campaign in Support of Bahraini Cleric
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Bahraini Human rights activists plan to launch an international campaign on social media in support of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the Arab country’s Shiite majority who has been recently sentenced to one year in prison.
Western Media Not Covering Muslim Condemnation of Manchester Attack: Canadian Prof.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Canadian university professor denounced Western media for not doing enough to show that Muslims have rejected a recent terrorist attack at a concert hall in the English city of Manchester, which killed at least 22 people.
Bahraini Regime Still Laying Siege to Sheikh Qassim’s House: Activists
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Bahraini activists said the house of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader the Shiite majority in the kingdom, in Diraz, west of Manama, is still under siege by the regime’s security forces.
Syria Army Repels Daesh Attack on Military Post in Deir Ez-Zor
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies foiled a major offensive by Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, forcing them to retreat.
Families of Slain Bahrainis Slam Burial of Loved Ones Without Consent
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The families of five Bahraini activists recently killed by the country’s security forces have slammed as a “crime” the burial of their loved ones without being allowed to bid farewell to them.
New S. Korean President Facing Immediate Challenges from Trump: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior geopolitical analyst based in California hailed South Korean President Moon Jae-in as a “liberal peace-loving reformist” and said he has a lot on his plate, facing immediate challenges from US President Donald Trump.
13 Saudi Servicemen Killed in Yemeni Army’s Attacks in Najran, Asir (+Video)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Yemeni army and Popular Committees, in retaliatory attacks against a coalition led by the Riyadh regime, managed to kill 13 Saudi servicemen in the kingdom’s border regions of Najran and Asir, military sources said.
Saudi Forces Wreak Havoc in Shiite Residential Areas
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – New images released by political activists demonstrate the magnitude of destruction caused by the Saudi regime forces’ shelling and gunfire in the Shiite town of al-Awamiyah in the Arab country’s eastern province of Qatif.
Opposition Leader Calls Bahraini Regime’s Moves against Sheikh Qassim ‘Shameful’
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Bahrain’s leading opposition figure Sheikh Ali Salman, who has been in prison since 2014, slammed the Manama regime’s recent attacks on dissidents and moves against Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of Shiites in the Arab kingdom, as “shameful”.
Syria Army Liberates More Areas in Homs, Aleppo
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies continued their military campaign against Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists in Homs, managing to retake a key area in the central province.
Iraqi Forces Launch Operation to Seize Last Daesh Enclave in Mosul
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Daesh-held enclave in Mosul, according to a military statement.
Anti-Regime Protests Continue across Bahrain (+Photo)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Bahraini people from all walks of life, once again, took to the streets in various cities of the Arab country to express their solidarity with Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the country’s Shiite majority, and martyrs recently killed by the Al Khalifa regime.
Syria Calls on UN to Immediately Halt US-Led Strikes
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria has demanded an immediate halt to US-led airstrikes after another 35 civilians were killed by a coalition airstrike this week, a report said.