Ceasefire Agreed at Lebanese-Syrian Border: Reports
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A ceasefire took effect on Thursday in a mountainous area of the Lebanese-Syrian border near the Lebanese town of Arsal, where Hezbollah resistance movement has been fighting Takfiri militants since last week, a report said.
Israel Removes Overhead Bridge, Railings near Al-Aqsa
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Zionist regime of Israel removed an overhead metal bridge and the railings it had recently installed near a contested Jerusalem (al-Quds) holy site, causing thousands of Palestinians to celebrate in the streets early Thursday.
Hezbollah Chief Says Victory over Takfiri Militants Certain
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The battle on Arsal’s outskirts will end in victory for Hezbollah, either through a settlement with the Takfiri militants or by the strength of arms, the Lebanese resistance movement’s Secretary General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah said during a televised speech Wednesday.
Daesh, Al-Nusra's Options in Syria Qalamoun, Arsal: Surrender or Die
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Al-Nusra Front and Daesh (also known as ISIS, ISIL) terrorists have no more options but to surrender or die after the recent Syrian Army and Lebanese Hezbollah's operations in the two countries' joint borders.
Analyst: Zionists Trying to Institutionalize Control over Entire Palestinian Lands
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Zionists are pursuing the implementation of their agenda of declaring the entire Palestinian lands under a Jewish state control, a prominent Lebanese commentator Ghalib Qandil said.
Palestinian Journalists, Medics, Little Girl Injured in Al-Aqsa Clashes
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Israeli forces injured scores of Palestinians, including medics, journalists, and a 10-year-old girl Tuesday night, as ongoing demonstrations against new Israeli security measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem (al-Quds) were brutally suppressed again.
Taliban Storm Want Waigal District in East Afghanistan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Around 2,500 Taliban militants launched an attack on Want Waigal district in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nuristan on Wednesday morning, officials said.
Yemen’s Missile Power: Ability to Hit Deep Inside Saudi Arabia (+Video)
SANA'A (Tasnim) – Yemen’s missile power to strike targets deep inside Saudi Arabia has changed the equations in the region as it was beyond expectations of the Saudi-led coalition.
Israel Places Palestinian Hunger Striker under Administrative Detention
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Zionist regime of Israel has placed Palestinian hunger striker Bilal Diab under the so-called administrative detention for six months, a report said.
Iraqi PM Says ‘Special Plan’ Underway to Recapture Tal Afar
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said military plans were ready to launch an operation to retake Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists’ last haven in the Arab country’s northern province of Nineveh.
Yemeni Forces Shell Saudi Bases in Najran, Asir, Jizan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemen’s army, backed by popular forces, shelled several Saudi military sites in the kingdom’s southwestern region of Najran near the border with Yemen, inflicting heavy human and material losses on them.
UN Agencies Urge International Community to Greatly Increase Support for Yemen
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Three United Nations agencies — UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) — in a joint statement called on the global community to substantially increase assistance to Yemen amid growing humanitarian crises.
Emerging Movements in Iraq Politics in Post-Daesh Era
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Ammar al-Hakim's announcement about the establishment of National Wisdom Stream can be interpreted as emergence of new currents in the Iraqi politics in the Post-Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) era.
Top Iraqi Cleric Slams Arab Rulers’ Silence on Israeli Desecration of Al-Aqsa
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The secretary general of Iraq’s Association of Muslim Scholars decried the silence of some Arab states on recent Israeli attacks against Palestinians in the al-Aqsa Mosque compound and said their inaction proves their closeness to the Zionist regime.
Geneva Talks on Syria to Resume in Weeks: Chinese Envoy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – China’s special envoy for Syria, Xie Xiaoyan, said the Astana and Geneva peace talks on the settlement of the Syrian crisis are “mutually supportive”, noting that a new round of the UN-mediated talks is expected to be held in the Swiss city in August.
Daesh Terrorists Suffer Losses in Deir Ez-Zor
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syria’s army and its allies continued their military campaign against Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists in Deir ez-Zor, inflicting heavy casualties on the foreign-backed Takfiri militants in the eastern province.
UN Warns of Escalation in Occupied Territories If No Solution by Friday
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – United Nations Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov warned on Monday that a solution was needed by Friday to the ongoing crisis in the occupied Jerusalem (al-Quds), which he said threatens to have "potential catastrophic costs well beyond the walls of the Old City."
Yemeni Naval Forces Hit Saudi Gunboat in Hudaydah: Source
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemeni naval forces carried out a missile attack against a Saudi military vessel in Hudaydah, torching it off the coast of the Arab country’s western province, a military source said.
Palestinian Youth Shot in Head by Israeli Forces in Critical Condition
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Palestinian was shot and seriously injured in the head with live fire by Israeli forces during clashes that erupted Monday evening in the town of Hizma, northeast of the occupied Old City of Jerusalem (al-Quds) in the central occupied West Bank.
Rift among PGCC States: Big Impacts on Region
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Rift among Persian Gulf littoral states will not end in short term and its political, social and economic effects can make big changes in political sphere of the region.