MKO Seeking to Provoke US to Attack Iran: Ex-CIA Officer
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A former military intelligence officer with the CIA said MKO works closely with the Israeli spy agency Mossad, noting that the terror group is seeking to create a “false narrative” about Tehran’s nuclear program in a bid to provoke the US to attack Iran.
Pentagon: Civilians Killed by Coalition Strikes
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Pentagon says investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that coalition airstrikes killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the city of Mosul.
Saudi Regime Integral Part of Capitalist Global Order: US Peace Activist
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political analyst and peace activist denounced the Riyadh regime’s key role in “securing Western domination” over the Middle East region and said the Saudi aggression on Yemen is in line with the same policy.
1000s Protest Trump's Climate Change Policies (+Photos)
WASHINGTON, DC (Tasnim) – Thousands of Americans took to the streets in the US capital city to protest against President Donald Trump’s climate change policies as he marks his 100th day in the White House.
Group of 100 Militants Leaves Syria's Homs under Deal with Authorities
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A source told Sputnik that some 100 militants had left Homs as part of a deal with the Syrian authorities.
Mass Hunger Strike by Palestinian Prisoners Enters 2nd Week
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An open-ended mass hunger strike by Palestinians to draw the world's attention to harsh conditions at Israeli prisons has entered its second week, with some of those refusing food experiencing health decline.
Yemeni Forces Kill 16 Saudi Mercenaries in Ma’rib, Hajjah
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, launched an operation against the positions of Saudi-backed militants in the war-torn country's central province of Ma'rib, killing more than 11 mercenaries.
Several Saudi Forces Killed in Yemeni Army Attack on Jizan, Najran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Yemeni army and Popular Committees, in retaliation for the continued massacre of civilians by a Saudi-led coalition in the Arabian Peninsula country, killed several Saudi forces in the kingdom’s southwestern provinces of Jizan and Najran.
Takfiri Terrorists Suffer Major Losses across Syria
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies stepped up their attacks on Takfiri terrorists across the Arab country, inflicting heavy material losses and casualties on them.
US Approves Another Arms Sale to Israel
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United States has approved a proposal to sell Israel more weapons, including naval guns and technical support worth an estimated $440 million.
Turkey Fires 4,000 Officials under Emergency
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkey on Saturday fired almost 4,000 public officials and imposed a ban on TV dating shows, in new decrees issued under the state of emergency imposed after last year's failed coup.
MKO Terrorists Working in Collusion with CIA: US Commentator
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political commentator said the anti-Iran Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO also known as MEK) is in league with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), noting that the terror group has been an agent for Washington since the late 1970s.
Bahraini Regime Arrests Shiite Cleric, Wife, Sister on Political Grounds
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Bahraini regime, in yet another move to silence voices of dissent, has arrested a Shiite cleric and his wife on political grounds, activists said.
Several Saudi Servicemen Killed in Yemeni Army’s Attacks on Najran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Yemeni defense ministry announced that following artillery attacks on the positions of the Saudi-led coalition in the kingdom’s southwestern province of Najran, several Saudi servicemen were killed.
Syria Army Inflicts Losses on Terrorists in Daraa, Deir Ez-Zor
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies continued to make gains in their military campaign against Takfiri terrorists in the provinces of Daraa and Deir ez-Zor, inflicting major losses on them.
US Support for Saudi Aggression on Yemen Reinforced under Trump: Ex-UN Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A former UN official and professor of international law highlighted the US role in “tragic situation” in Yemen and said Washington’s support for Riyadh’s aggression on the Arabian Peninsula country has increased under the presidency of Donald Trump.
Russia Seeks Arrest of Former Ukraine Prime Minister
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s.
Syria in Talks to Buy Russian Air Defense Systems: Assad
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Syria says it is negotiating with Russia to buy state-of-the-art Russian missile defense systems to help defend the Arab country against Israeli and American aggression.
Trump Complains Saudis Not Paying Fair Share for US Defense
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that US ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom.
Palestinian Begin Mass Hunger Strike in Support of Prisoners
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Members of the Palestinian resistance movement Islamic Jihad in the besieged Gaza Strip have gone on a mass hunger strike to show support for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have been refusing to eat for nearly two weeks.