Anti-Israeli Rally Held in Saudi Arabia’s Shiite-Populated City
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – As the Riyadh regime has laid a military siege to residents of al-Awamiyah in the kingdom’s Eastern Province, the Shiite Muslims managed to stage a rally in the city to mark the International Quds Day.
Afghan People Hold Anti-Israeli Demos on Quds Day (+Photos)
KABUL (Tasnim) – Hundreds of Afghan people from all walks of life took to streets in the capital, Kabul, and other cities of the South Asian country to mark the International Quds Day and express their solidarity with the oppressed people of Palestine.
Kazakhstan Expects US, Jordan, UN to Participate in Astana Talks on Syria
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Kazakhstan expects the US, Jordan and the UN to confirm their participation in the international meeting on Syria, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov told reporters on Friday.
Imam Khomeini Gave Authoritative Priority to Palestinian Struggle: Ex-UN Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A former UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories and professor of international law underlined the role of Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in preventing the Palestinian issue from sliding into oblivion.
US Interrogates Detainees in Secret Yemen Prisons
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hundreds of Yemeni people have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme - including the "grill," in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire.
Car Bomb in Afghanistan Targets Security Forces
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, killing and wounding dozens of civilians and members of the security forces waiting to collect their pay, officials said.
Britain's May Still to Be PM at Year End: Hammond
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Theresa May will still be British leader at the end of this year, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday.
France’s Macron Sees No ‘Legitimate Successor’ to Assad
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – There is currently no viable alternative to Bashar al-Assad to prevent Syria from turning into a failed state, French President Emanuel Macron said, departing from his predecessor’s position that the Syrian leader must be toppled to stabilize the war-torn country.
Quds Day Promotes Unity among Muslim Nations: Palestinian Spokesman
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A spokesman for Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip highlighted the importance of the upcoming International Quds Day, saying that the anti-Israeli rallies held worldwide in support of Palestinians on the occasion can boost unity among Muslim nations.
Syria Army Launches Major Assault on Militants near Damascus
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies launched a major military operation against Takfiri terrorists in Jobar, which lies on the outskirts of the capital Damascus.
Hamas Urges Massive Rallies on Quds Day
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Palestinian resistance movement Hamas called for a huge turnout of Palestinian people in the upcoming demonstrations marking the International Quds Day, which is marked annually on the last Friday of the Islamic holy of month of Ramadan.
Yemeni Army Inflicts Heavy Casualties on Saudi Mercenaries, Coalition Forces
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees on Wednesday mounted massive attacks against the Saudi-led coalition and the mercenaries of the Riyadh regime, killing and injuring a number of the enemy forces.
Saudi King Upends Royal Succession, Names Son as 1st Heir
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne.
Russia Expects US to Participate in Astana Meeting on Syria
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Moscow expects Washington to participate as an observer in the meeting on Syria scheduled to be held in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana on July 4-5, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Tuesday.
Saudi Jets Destroy Yemeni Mosque in Ramadan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saudi warplanes pounded a mosque in Yemen's central Ma'rib province, killing all worshippers inside.
Yemeni Forces Pound Saudi Positions in Jizan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Yemeni army and Popular Committees, in a retaliatory attack against the Saudi-led coalition forces, managed to hit a gathering of Saudi troops in the kingdom’s southwestern province of Jizan with Katyusha rockets, a military source said.
Syria Army Scores Gains against Daesh in Deir Ez-Zor
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s artillery heavily pounded the positions of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, inflicting major losses on them.
Bahraini Regime Sentences Another Political Prisoner to Death
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Bahraini regime, in yet another attempt to silence the voices of dissent, sentenced a political prisoner to death over trumped-up charges as a heavy-handed crackdown on peaceful protests continues in the tiny Persian Gulf country.
Palestinian Envoy Calls for High Turnout in Quds Day Rallies Worldwide
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Palestinian Islamic Jihad representative in Tehran highlighted the importance of the upcoming International Quds Day, calling on Muslims around the world to use the opportunity to support the Palestinian nation against the Israeli regime’s racist acts.
Syrian Forces Continue Advance toward Daesh-Held Raqqah
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Syrian government forces keep advancing toward the headquarters of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group in the northern city of Raqqah.