Afghanistan’s National Unity Government Collapsing: Afghan Figure
KABUL (Tasnim) - President Ashraf Ghani’s dictatorial approach will result in collapse of Afghanistan's National Unity Government in the near future, Ahmad Wali Massoud, chairman of the Massoud Foundation and younger brother of the late Ahmad Shah Massoud warned.
ICRC Says 600,000 Yemenis Could Contract Cholera in 2017
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - More than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday as the war-torn country's healthcare system faces collapse.
Over 20 Takfiri Militants Killed in Syria’s Qalamoun
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syrian forces and their allies launched an operation against the Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly known as al-Nusra Front) Takfiri group in Damascus countryside, inflicting major losses upon them and killing over 20 militants.
Protesters Set Fire to Israeli Flag in London amid Tensions in Al-Quds
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Demonstrators set fire to an Israeli flag in central London on Saturday during ongoing furor in the Muslim world over the installation of electronic security checkpoints by the Tel Aviv regime in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem (al-Quds).
Yemeni Army Vows to Target Saudi Arabia’s Vital Areas If Aggression Continues
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A spokesman for the Yemeni army warned the Saudi regime against its continued acts of aggression as the forces of the Arabian Peninsula country hit oil refineries in a port city in western Saudi Arabia with advanced homegrown ballistic missiles.
Attack on Saudi Refineries A Revenge for Execution of Yemenis: Official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Saturday’s missile attack launched by Yemeni military forces on Saudi Arabia’s oil refineries in Yanbu was in revenge for the recent execution of Yemeni captive forces, president of Yemen’s revolutionary council said.
North Afghan Districts Fall to Taliban
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Taliban militants seized control of a number of districts in Afghanistan’s northern provinces on Sunday morning, local media said.
Closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque Means War against Muslims: Palestinian official
Gaza City (Tasnim) – Closure of Al-Aqsa mosque by the Zionist regime was declaration of war against all Muslim states and the Islamic Ummah (community), Spokesperson of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) in Palestine Abu Mujahid said.
Israeli Troops Shoot, Kill Palestinian in West Bank
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A day after widespread violence in the occupied Palestinian territory left three Palestinians killed, Israeli troops shot dead another Palestinian youth in al-Eizariya in the occupied West Bank.
Yemen’s Advanced Ballistic Missiles Hit Saudi Oil Refineries
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees, in a retaliatory attack against the Saudi-led coalition, managed to hit oil refineries in Yanbu, a port city in western Saudi Arabia, with homegrown ballistic missiles dubbed “Borkan-2” (Volcano-2).
UNSC to Hold Urgent Meeting on Violences in Holy Quds
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The UN Security Council plans to hold an urgent meeting on Monday morning to discuss the violence unfolding in al-Quds (Jerusalem), media reports said quoting UN diplomats.
Russia Says Agrees to Safe Zone Mechanism with Syrian Rebels
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russia's defense ministry said Saturday that its officials had signed a deal with Syrian rebels at peace talks in Cairo on how a safe zone near Damascus will function.
Israeli Regime Sends More Troops to Occupied West Bank
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Zionist regime of Israel sent more troops to the occupied West Bank on Saturday amid ongoing tensions between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters in the occupied territories.
Bahrainis Stage Anti-Regime Rallies to Condemn New Family Law (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Bahraini people from all walks of life, took to the streets in various cities to voice their outrage over a recent family law approved by the Arab country’s parliament, which people believe is ethnic oppression against the Shiite majority in the country.
Syrian Warplanes Hit Daesh Positions in Homs, Raqqa
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syrian military aircraft targeted the positions of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists in Homs, inflicting major losses upon them in the central province.
Mahmoud Abbas Freezes All Contacts with Israel over Al-Aqsa
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he will freeze all contacts with Israel following new Israeli security measures at the al-Aqsa compound in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem (al-Quds).
Two Israelis Killed in Occupied West Bank: Report
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least two Israelis were killed in a stabbing attack in the illegal Israeli settlement of Neve Zuf in the occupied West Bank on Friday night amid ongoing tensions between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters in the occupied territories, a report said.
Careful Examination of Root Causes of Terror: Peace Builder Scilla Elworthy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Prominent peace builder Scilla Elworthy attributed acts of terrorism in the present era to a range of factors including media glorification of perpetrators, exclusion of women from peace processes, and the ongoing exploitation of less powerful countries by the West and its allies.
Four Palestinian Martyred in Protests in Occupied Territories
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Israeli regime's move to suppress protests in the occupied Palestinian territories has resulted in the deaths of four Palestinian civilians, media reports said on Friday.
Syrian Army, Hezbollah Make Advances in Syria-Lebanon Border Qalamoun
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – The Syrian Army and the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement made advances in the Qalamoun mountains in the Lebanon-Syria joint border areas, Syrian sources announced on Friday.