Lebanese Ministers Stress Participation in Construction of Syria
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Two Lebanese ministers who had attended the international trade fair in the Syrian capital of Damascus, underlined their country's willingness to participate in the reconstruction of war-torn Syria.
US Gov’t, Police Actors of Institutional Racism: Rev Pinkney
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American civil rights leader and political activist said the US government and police are actors of institutional racism across the country, stressing that the American criminal justice system is “totally absent”.
Yemeni Forces Repel Massive Attacks by Saudis, Mercenaries
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees managed to repulse massive attacks by the Saudi regime and its mercenaries in Yemen, killing and injuring a number of Saudi servicemen and militants.
Hezbollah Official Hails Joint Action with Lebanese Army
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An official with Hezbollah extolled the benefits of cooperation between the Lebanese resistance movement and the country’s army, saying the synergy has secured the Arab nation against the threat of Takfiri terrorism and Israel.
US-Led Strikes Claim 20 Civilian Lives in Syria’s Hasakah
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least 20 civilians lost their lives when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists carried out airstrikes on Syria’s northeastern province of Hasakah.
Iraqi Forces Reclaim Several Areas in Tal Afar
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi forces and their allies continued to make gains in their fight against Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists in the town of Tal Afar, located 63 kilometers west of Mosul in Nineveh province, killing 16 militants and recapturing several areas.
Syria Int’l Fair Resumes Normal Activity despite Terrorist Attack
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Syria international trade fair would be open to visitors on Monday and the Sunday terrorist attack has not stopped its activity.
Over 200 Daesh Militants Killed in Strikes on Deir Ez-Zor: Russia
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least 200 members of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group were killed in Deir ez-Zor after Russian warplanes targeted the militants’ positions in the eastern province, according to a statement by Russia’s Defense Ministry.
UN Voices Concern over Refugee Evictions in Rome
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) on Sunday voiced "grave concern" over the eviction of 800 people from a Rome building squatted mainly by asylum seekers and refugees from Eritrea and Ethiopia.
Iraq's Kurds Might Put Off Independence Vote: Report
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iraq's Kurds may consider the possibility of postponing a planned Sept. 25 referendum on independence in return for financial and political concessions from the central government in Baghdad, a senior Kurdish official said.
Several Saudi Servicemen Killed in Yemeni Attacks on Najran, Jizan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The forces of the Yemeni army and Popular committees, in retaliatory attacks against the Saudi-led coalition, targeted a military base in the kingdom’s southwestern province of Najran, killing several Saudi servicemen.
No Reconciliation Deal between Syria, Turkey: Assad
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syrian President Bashar Assad described his Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan as a ‘political beggar’, putting an end to rumors that Turkey is engaged in a process of reconciliation with Syria after Ankara quietly withdrew support for opponents of the Syrian government.
Israeli Forces Detain Several Palestinians in Occupied Territories
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Israeli forces detained several Palestinians between Saturday night and Sunday morning in the occupied territories, including at least five minors and the brother of a teenager who was shot dead Saturday.
Charlottesville Events: An Example of Wider Gap in US Society (+Video)
WASHINGTON, DC (Tasnim) - Charlottesville events in the US Southeastern state of Virginia was an example that once again unveiled deep differences in the US society.
FAO: World Facing Worst Food Crisis in 70 Years
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomed the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine and the call to enhance longer-term recovery and resilience of conflict-affected countries.
UN Urged to Help Lift Bahraini Regime’s Siege of Senior Cleric’s House
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The representative of prominent Bahraini cleric Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim in Iran called on the United Nations to get involved in efforts to end systematic human rights violations in the Arab country, including the Manama regime’s military siege on the house of the top Shiite cleric.
Yemeni Nation Has Foiled Enemies’ Plots by Resistance: Houthi Leader
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The secretary general of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement highlighted the futility of the Saudi-led war on the Arabian Peninsula country and said the Yemeni nation managed to thwart the enemies’ plots through their resistance.
Trump Says ‘Decisions Made’ on Afghanistan Strategy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – US President Donald Trump on Saturday indicated his administration has settled on a course of action to move forward in the US war in Afghanistan, but he offered no details a day after meeting with top advisers at Camp David.
Army Starts Offensive to Take Back Tal Afar from Daesh: Iraqi PM
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi security forces launched on Sunday an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the campaign to defeat Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) militants, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said.
Daesh Members Surrender, Lay Down Arms in Syria
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Militants from the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group have started to lay down their arms and surrender to Syrian and Hezbollah forces Saturday after a major offensive in Syrian Qalamoun near the Lebanese border, a report said.