Iran Urges Immediate End to War in Yemen
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry on Sunday called for an immediate halt to aggression, fighting and bloodshed in Yemen and urged efforts to start a political process for formation of a national unity government in the Arab country.
Yemenis Stage Massive Rally to Condemn Saudi Aggression
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Thousands of Yemeni people poured into streets in the capital, Sana’a, on Sunday to voice their outrage over the continued acts of aggression and war crimes committed by a coalition led by the Saudi regime.
Iraqi Forces Liberate Areas in Western Mosul
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi army troops backed by popular forces managed to recapture some areas on the western side of Mosul north of the Arab country from the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group.
Saudi Monarchy A Client State of US Foreign Policy: American Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political analyst said both the Riyadh regime and Washington should be held accountable for the ongoing war crimes against Yemenis, noting that the US is backing the raids on the impoverished Arab country because the kingdom is a “client state of US foreign policy".
Hezbollah: Israel behind Assassination of Palestinian Commander
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement condemned the assassination of Hamas military commander Mazen Fuqaha in the southern part of Gaza City, saying the Israeli regime has clearly had a hand in the “sinful crime”.
Yemen Facing Aggression for Its Anti-Israeli Stance: Houthi Leader
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The secretary general of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement said a Saudi-led coalition’s aggression against Yemen that has been ongoing for two years was launched due to the Arabian Peninsula country’s opposition to Israeli plots.
West True Perpetrator of Yemen Genocide: Pundit
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political commentator said the West is using the Riyadh regime as a tool to advance its political agenda, stressing that certain Western countries, which claim to be champions of human rights, are in actual fact the perpetrators of the ongoing genocide in Yemen.
Syrian Troops Liberate Strategic Village in Hama from Terrorists
ALEPPO (Tasnim) – Syria’s army backed by allied forces managed to retake Kawkab, a village in the western-central province of Hama, from the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (former known as al-Nusra Front) terrorist group.
Yemeni Forces Target Saudi Positions with Advanced Homegrown Missile
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemen’s army and popular committees, in retaliatory attacks against the Saudi-led coalition forces, hit their positions in the kingdom’s Asir region with an advanced domestically-made missile dubbed “Zelzal-2”.
Iraqi Forces Take Control over Daesh HQ in Mosul
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iraqi Federal Police forces managed to capture a headquarters of the Daesh (ISIS or ISIS) terrorist group in the northern city of Mosul.
Saudi Serviceman Killed in Yemeni Forces’ Attack
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Saudi interior ministry acknowledged that a Saudi serviceman was shot and killed in an attack mounted by the Yemeni forces in Asir Region, southwest of the kingdom.
UN, US, Britain Complicit in Saudi War Crimes in Yemen: Canadian Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Canadian political analyst said the United Nations Security Council, Washington and London are all complicit in Saudi Arabia’s war crimes in Yemen as they directly or indirectly support the Riyadh regime in its relentless aggression against the impoverished country.
Geneva Talks Essential Step for Political Resolution of Syria Conflict: Mogherini
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini hailed the resumption of talks on Syria in Geneva, Switzerland.
Last Daesh Stronghold near Aleppo Besieged by Syrian Army
ALEPPO (Tasnim) –Syrian army troops backed by allied forces managed to lay a siege to the last stronghold of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group in the eastern suburbs of Aleppo.
Washington Seeking to Tighten Anti-Tehran Sanctions
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A bipartisan group of US senators in Congress on Thursday introduced a bill that would impose tighter sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile tests and other non-nuclear activities.
Hashd Al-Shaabi Begins Aid Delivery to Liberated Mosul Areas
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, have begun delivering humanitarian aid to the Mosul districts recaptured from Daesh terrorists, as government forces push deeper into the city’s western half, a report said.
Saudis Using Petrodollars to Kill Yemenis, Export Wahhabi Ideology: German Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A German political analyst said the Saudi regime is using petrodollars to nurture terrorists in Syria, kill civilians in Yemen and export Wahhabi ideology to Europe.
London Attacker 'British-Born', Known to Security Services: May
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The man behind the London terror attack was born in Britain and had been investigated for violent extremism "some years ago" by the MI5 intelligence service, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.
US Embassies Ordered to Identify Population Groups for Tougher Visa Screening
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed US diplomatic missions to identify "populations warranting increased scrutiny" and toughen screening for visa applicants in those groups, according to diplomatic cables seen by Reuters.
Yemeni Forces Kill, Injure Dozens in Attacks on Saudi Positions
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from Popular Committees, launched major offensives against Saudi positions in the kingdom’s southwestern province of Jizan, leaving scores of soldiers dead and injured.