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23 October 2014 21:19

Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian city of Kobani against the ISIL say the Takfiri militants have used chemical weapons. Kurdish officials and doctors said on Wednesday that the terrorists released a sort of toxic gas in the eastern side of the Kurdish city late on Tuesday. Aysa Abdullah, a senior Kurdish official based in Kobani, said the victims had symptoms that included...

23 October 2014 21:18

Kurdish political parties in northern Syria signed Wednesday the "Dohuk agreement" to defend Rojava, a Kurdish-majority area in northeast Syria, against the militants of the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) terrorist group. After 10 days of negotiations, the agreement was announced between the Kurdish National Assembly in Syria, or the ENKS, and the Western Kurdistan Democratic Social...

23 October 2014 21:15

An "Israeli" was killed and at least eight others were injured when a Palestinian driver slammed his car into a light rail station in occupied East al-Quds. Palestinian Car operation in Occupied al-Quds Al-Quds Car Operation The Palestinian man was shot and severely injured by "Israeli" police after his car slammed into the station near the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood. Witnesses...

23 October 2014 21:13

North Korea has reportedly decided to close its borders to all foreign tourists in an attempt to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Travel agencies specializing in North Korean tours made the announcement on Thursday, saying the country was closing the borders to tourists until further notice. “We have just received news from our partners in Pyongyang that the country...

23 October 2014 21:12

Separatists in southern Yemen demanding the establishment of an independent state have pledged to intensify protests for secession. The Supreme Council of the Revolutionary Peaceful Movement for the Liberation and Independence of the South on Thursday called for demonstrations on the “Friday of Anger.” The recent wave of the separatist movement in southern Yemen has been centered in al-Arood Square in central...

23 October 2014 21:11

Doubts have risen about Israel living up to the pledges it made under a ceasefire deal that brought an end to its recent onslaught on the besieged Gaza Strip. Under the ceasefire agreement, the Israeli regime pledged to allow activities for the reconstruction of Gaza, which was heavily damaged during Tel Aviv's 50-day war on the coastal sliver. However, latest reports cast...

23 October 2014 21:04

Army eliminates ISIS terrorist group, confiscates its weapons in Homs Homs, SANA An army unit killed all members of a terrorist group affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) organization to the east of al-Furqlus on Homs-Palmyra road in the eastern countryside of Homs and confiscated their weapons, ammunition and communication devices. A source in the the central province...

23 October 2014 21:00

Mufti Hassoun discusses with Islamic Action Front in Lebanon situation in Syria and region 23/10/2014 Beirut, SANA Grand Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Badr-Eddin Hassoun discussed with a delegation from Islamic Action Front in Lebanon the situation in the region, particularly the events taking place in Syria, which were dismissed as benefitting the Israeli enemy only. During his meeting with the delegation in Beirut on...

23 October 2014 20:41

Syria Air Force destroys two warplanes used by ISIS to train fighter pilots for terrorist 'air force' Syria's Information Minister Omran Zoabi said that the air force had destroyed two of the planes and is continuing to search for the third jet. "Regarding... that terrorists control three jets in al-Jarrah military air base in Aleppo, there are three old aircraft that the...

23 October 2014 20:39

Billionaire Saudi businessman Alwaleed bin Talal has admitted to the kingdom’s support for the ISIL Takfiri terrorists who fight against the Iraqi and Syrian governments. The Saudi business tycoon, who is a member of the Saudi royal family, told CNN on Monday that “some extremists in Saudi Arabia” provided financial support for the terrorists. Alwaleed, however, claimed that the oil-rich monarchy has...

23 October 2014 20:31

Tunisian police were exchanging gunfire Thursday with armed "terrorists" who had taken refuge in a town near the capital, the interior ministry said. "Security forces have surrounded a house in Oued Ellil harboring terrorists and exchanges of gunfire are ongoing," spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui told local radio, after security was beefed up ahead of Tunisia’s parliamentary election Sunday.

23 October 2014 20:25

At least four people have lost their lives after clashes erupted between the Lebanese army and Syrian militants in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. The deadly Thursday clashes took place after the Lebanese military forces attacked an apartment in the village of Aasun in the Dinniyeh region of Tripoli, said the country’s security sources. The operation was reportedly launched to capture...

23 October 2014 20:21

The Lebanese army has arrested a top leader of the ISIL terrorist group suspected of the beheading of a captured soldier, the army said. In a statement released on Thursday, the army said Ahmad Miqati, one of the most senior ISIL leaders in Lebanon, and his fugitive son were detained in their hideout in an apartment during a security operation by...

23 October 2014 15:16

The French government has prosecuted a pro-Palestinian activist for disregarding the official ban on anti-Israel rallies during its recent offensive on the Gaza Strip, Press TV reports. France has put the spokesperson of the New Anti-Capitalist Party on trial for his attempts to organize an “illegal demonstration” against the Israeli regime. Meanwhile, several demonstrators held a rally on Wednesday to protest against...

23 October 2014 15:15

The police of Hong Kong say security forces have detained eight anti-election law protesters in a commercial district of the city as demonstrations in the region gain momentum. Police said in a statement that the detainees, including seven men and a woman, were arrested during late Wednesday clashes with security forces in a key protest site in the Mong Kok district. The...

23 October 2014 15:14

The chief of the Iranian Navy has underscored the need for the further enhancement of ties with China in different areas, particularly in the defense and maritime sectors. In a Thursday meeting with his Chinese counterpart Admiral Wu Shengli in China’s capital, Beijing, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari called for the promotion of bilateral naval cooperation to fight piracy and terrorism as...

23 October 2014 15:09

A Turkish political analyst in Istanbul’s Marmara University has said Turkey has aligned with the west in its foreign policy. Barış Doster, political analyst gave an interveiw with Mehr News Turkish Service about the Turkish foriegn policy, especially about its supports for terrorist groups such as ISIL. Mr. Doster believes that foriegn policy of Justice and Development Party (Turkish AK Party)...

23 October 2014 15:06

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati underlined Iran's all-out fight against terrorists, saying that the country's aid to Iraq helped stop the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists' march on Baghdad. "Had there been no support by Iran, the ISIL terrorists would have entered Baghdad by now," Jannati said, addressing a group of Kuwaiti...

23 October 2014 15:05

Iran's Police Chief Brigadier General Esmayeel Ahmadi Moqaddam announced that the country's borders will be fully sealed in 2015 to make any penetration of terrorists and drug traffickers impossible. "Sealing border roads and deployment of border (guards) units in the remaining parts will be completed this year and if the parliament approves a good budget, the job will be accomplished in...

23 October 2014 15:04

A senior Syrian government adviser strongly criticized Ankara for its interfering policies in Syria, and said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a protege of the West to destroy regional stability. The remarks by Abdelqader Azuz came in reaction to the four conditions set by Erdogan to join the Anti-ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) coalition. "This approach by...

23 October 2014 15:01

Iran's Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani underlined that the US and the European countries are behind the wave of Takfiri terrorism in the region in a move to contain Islamic awakening and defame Islam. "The killing of innocent people and other acts committed by this group have nothing to do with the Shiism and Sunnism; in fact it is one...

23 October 2014 14:58

The Iranian foreign ministry strongly rejected the Israeli regime's plan to divide the al-Aqsa mosque, and stressed Tehran's support for the Palestinians' demands. "Iran has always condemned such views. Palestine is the heart of Islam and the al-Aqsa mosque is the heart of Palestine and raising such issues is aimed at the continued occupation and expansionist policies of the Israeli...

23 October 2014 14:56

ISIL militants have used chemical weapons in Kobani, Kurdish fighters who are defending the Syrian city against the Takfiri terrorists say. Kurdish officials and doctors said on Wednesday that the terrorists released a sort of toxic gas in the eastern side of the Kurdish city late on Tuesday.ISIL militants Aysa Abdullah, a senior Kurdish official based in Kobani, said the victims had...

23 October 2014 14:55

Kurdish political parties in northern Syria signed Wednesday the "Dohuk agreement" to defend Rojava, a Kurdish-majority area in northeast Syria, against the militants of the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) terrorist group. After 10 days of negotiations, the agreement was announced between the Kurdish National Assembly in Syria, or the ENKS, and the Western Kurdistan Democratic Social...

23 October 2014 14:54

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei urged the Iranians to rely on internal forces, knowledge and science rather than on oil revenues. Addressing hundreds of young Iranian elites and researchers in Tehran on Wednesday, the Leader underlined that a country which makes its economic planning based on oil revenues is a captive of the world powers' policymakers...

23 October 2014 14:46

The Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah says it holds firm against Israel and Takfiri terrorists. Addressing a gathering in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said that the movement’s forces along with Lebanese nationalists have managed to brave terrorism. The resistance has successfully foiled militant attempts to spark sectarian tensions in Lebanon, said Qassem, who called for...

23 October 2014 14:45

Iran and Kuwait have highlighted the significance of strengthening unity among Muslim countries in the Middle East region. Most of the problems gripping the Middle East, including terrorism and extremism, are rooted in cultural issues, Iranian Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati said in a meeting with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah in Kuwait City on Wednesday. “The enhancement...

23 October 2014 14:44

Human Rights activists in Argentina have called on the government to boycott Israeli cultural activities in the South African country, Press TV reports. The activists gathered in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, saying the Tel Aviv regime is using the activities as a cover-up for its crimes against Palestinians. "The Israeli strategy is supported by groups...that portray a positive image of the...

23 October 2014 14:43

The chief of the Iranian Navy has underscored the need for the further enhancement of ties with China in different areas, particularly in the defense and maritime sectors. In a Thursday meeting with his Chinese counterpart Admiral Wu Shengli in China’s capital, Beijing, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari called for the promotion of bilateral naval cooperation to fight piracy and terrorism as...

23 October 2014 14:42

The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has urged the warring sides in the world’s newest country to immediately agree on a peace deal to bring an end to the ethnic conflict in the country. In a Wednesday briefing before the UN Security Council members about the South Sudan mission, Danish diplomat Elen Loej called on the...

23 October 2014 14:40

The police of Hong Kong say security forces have detained eight anti-election law protesters in a commercial district of the city as demonstrations in the region gain momentum. Police said in a statement that the detainees, including seven men and a woman, were arrested during late Wednesday clashes with security forces in a key protest site in the Mong Kok district. The...

23 October 2014 14:39

Turkey may be intentionally stalling the movement of Kurdish fighters into Syria to help fight back an offensive by the Takfiri ISIL terrorists on the Syrian town of Kobani, an analyst tells Press TV. “Turkey knew the Kurds had to get in very quickly and there could be a stalling game here,” Jim W. Dean, the managing editor of Veteran’s Today,...

23 October 2014 14:39

Iran has reiterated its full support for the Iraqi government and nation in the face of threats posed by terrorist groups. According to a joint press statement by Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, released at the end of the latter’s visit to Tehran, “The Islamic Republic of Iran once again insisted on its full...

23 October 2014 14:37

Pakistani authhorities have vowed to tighten security along the border with Iran in a bid to halt terrorist attacks against Iranian guards. The commitment was made during a meeting between security officials of the two states in the Iranian capital, Tehran on Wednesday. At the meeting, the Pakistani delegation headed by Frontier Corps Inspector General Major General Ejaz Shahid, and the Iranian...

23 October 2014 14:33

Britain’s National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the number of foreign prisoners in the country has increased by 4 percent while the number of officers working on the detainees’ cases has become almost 10-fold. The NAO criticized the government on Wednesday for its failure to deport more foreign criminals residing in the country. According to the British watchdog, there are 12,250...

23 October 2014 14:30

Unidentified assailants in Pakistan have opened fire on a bus carrying Shia Muslims in Balochistan’s provincial capital of Quetta, killing at least eight members of the Hazara community. Witnesses said that two armed men opened fire on a bus carrying Hazara people and managed to flee from the scene. According to local reports, six of the victims were killed on the spot...

23 October 2014 14:29

The father of a Russian alleged cyber criminal, who is in custody in the US, says Washington was trying to swap his son for American whistleblower Edward Snowden. “They managed somehow to falsify the accusations against my son, Roman, and they had certain hopes that the exchange of Roman Seleznev for Snowden was possible," said Valery Seleznev, who is also...

23 October 2014 14:28

Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters have flushed out al-Qaeda-linked Takfiri militants from the southern town of Yarim, where residents say calm has returned. The town, located in the southern Ibb governorate, was liberated by Ansarullah fighters, also known as Houthis, over the weekend, prompting residents to start safely returning to their homes. Meanwhile, the Houthis say they have set up checkpoints at the entry...

23 October 2014 14:27

The Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah says it holds firm against Israel and Takfiri terrorists. Addressing a gathering in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said that the movement’s forces along with Lebanese nationalists have managed to brave terrorism. The resistance has successfully foiled militant attempts to spark sectarian tensions in Lebanon, said Qassem, who called for...

23 October 2014 14:26

Human Rights activists in Argentina have called on the government to boycott Israeli cultural activities in the South African country, Press TV reports. The activists gathered in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, saying the Tel Aviv regime is using the activities as a cover-up for its crimes against Palestinians. "The Israeli strategy is supported by groups...that portray a positive image of the...

23 October 2014 14:25

Fighting resumes between the ISIL Takfiri militants and Kurdish fighters defending Kobani, a day after Kurds said the insurgents used chemical weapons against them in the Syrian town. Reports say loud explosions were heard as plumes of smoke were rising above the strategic border city on Thursday. Kobani and its surroundings have been under the ISIL attacks since mid-September, with the Takfiri...

23 October 2014 8:47

Chairman of Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Wednesday that cooperation among Muslim states is politically and rationally indispensible under the current situation in the region and the world. He made the remarks in a meeting with Iraqi Prime Ministe Haidar al-Abadi. He said that the Iraqi full security and national sovereignty are Iran's best wishes. "W have on several occasions after...

23 October 2014 8:46

Funeral procession for the deceased senior cleric Ayatollah Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani began here Thursday morning at Tehran University campus with the participation of high-ranking Iranian officials and people from all walks of life. Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, a number of Iranian lawmakers and members of the Assembly of Experts are among the participants. Leader of the Islamic Ummah and...

23 October 2014 8:44

During a press conference today, Iran’s FM spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham responded to some questions on Iran’s position in regard to Turkey and Saudi Arabia. In response to the Mehr News correspondent’s question regarding the anti-Iranian remarks by the Turkish FM spokesman, Marzieh Afkham said, “Iran and Turkey, as two neighboring countries, have good bilateral relations; at the same time, regional issues...

23 October 2014 8:40

Clerics in the meeting of "Union of Islamic Resistance Clerics’ Board of Founders'' selected Sheikh Maher Hamoud as the General Secretory of the global union of the resistance clerics . Religious scholars in the meeting of "Union of Islamic Resistance Clerics’ Board of Founders" selected Sheikh Maher Hamoud as the General Secretory of the global union of the resistance clerics,...

23 October 2014 8:38

Mexican authorities have ordered the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala and his wife in connection to a police raid that resulted in the disappearance of dozens of students. Mexico's Attorney General Jesus Murillo said on Wednesday that Mayor Jose Luis Abarca had ordered the police raid to prevent the students from disrupting an event. "We have issued...

23 October 2014 8:36

A recent report has found “systemic failures” in the Church of England’s handling of sexual abuse complaints. According to the report published on Wednesday, shortcomings during the tenure of the former Archbishop of York, Lord Hope of Thornes, helped former dean of Manchester Robert Waddington escape prosecution for sexual abuse during his lifetime. The report, compiled by Judge Sally Cahill QC, stated,...

23 October 2014 8:35

American aircraft-manufacturing giant Boeing has ended a 35-year break in business with Iran, supplying the country’s national flag carrier with a cargo of plane parts. "During the third quarter of 2014, we sold aircraft manuals, drawings, and navigation charts and data to Iran Air," Boeing said in its quarterly report on Wednesday. This is the first time that the American company has...

23 October 2014 8:34

Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi underlined that the terrorist groups in the region have gained power due to the numerous and important mistakes of the West and its regional allies. "The terrorist groups' power gain in the region is the outcome of the strategic mistakes of the western powers and their regional allies,"...

23 October 2014 8:33

Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei asked Iranian officials and elites to cooperate with each other to cut the country's dependence on oil revenues. Addressing hundreds of young Iranian elites and researchers in Tehran on Wednesday, Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khameneiunderlined that a country which makes its economic planning based...

23 October 2014 8:31

12-year-old Baha’s death brings the number of children killed by live ammunition in the West Bank by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) to a total of nine since the beginning of 2014, Defense for Children International/Palestine (DCI) reported. “Israeli forces continue to fire live ammunition at Palestinian children, killing them with impunity,” said Ayed Abu Eqtaish, Accountability Program Director at DCI-Palestine....

23 October 2014 8:07

The fresh spate of clashes in the northeastern Libyan city of Benghazi has claimed the lives of at least 11 people. The Wednesday clashes flared up between forces loyal to former General Khalifa Haftar and militants who are currently in control of Benghazi. At least 110 people have lost their lives since General Haftar, backed by the Libyan army, intensified his efforts...

23 October 2014 8:06

Iran's Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani reiterated that the major world powers are doing their best to block people's access to genuine Islamic teachings and tenets. "Today we see an American-style Islam from one side and the Takfiri Islam of the ISIL which itself has been created by the Americans and Europeans from the other side are propagated throughout the world,"...

23 October 2014 8:04

Billionaire Saudi businessman Alwaleed bin Talal has admitted to the kingdom’s support for the ISIL Takfiri terrorists who fight against the Iraqi and Syrian governments. The Saudi business tycoon, who is a member of the Saudi royal family, told CNN on Monday that “some extremists in Saudi Arabia” provided financial support for the terrorists. Alwaleed, however, claimed that the oil-rich monarchy has...

23 October 2014 8:03

The Syrian government has admitted that the ISIL Takfiri militants have conducted flights by three captured planes belonging to the Syrian army. Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi said the country’s forces managed to shoot down two of the three after they made trial flights over the northwestern city of Aleppo on Tuesday. "Regarding... that terrorists control three jets in al-Jarrah military air...

23 October 2014 8:01

Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian city of Kobani against the ISIL say the Takfiri militants have used chemical weapons. Kurdish officials and doctors said on Wednesday that the terrorists released a sort of toxic gas in the eastern side of the Kurdish city late on Tuesday. Aysa Abdullah, a senior Kurdish official based in Kobani, said the victims had symptoms that included...

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