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24 October 2014 17:22

A group that calls itself Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) has claimed responsibility for a bombing that took place on Cairo University's campus yesterday injuring 10 people. Ajnad Misr published the following Tweet: "Thanks to the retribution that was given to us by God Almighty, we were able to gain access to the heart of the security apparatus' criminals functioning inside...

24 October 2014 17:18

- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami underlined that the US has lost its role as a main player in the Middle East due to Iran's stronger role and clout in the region. “The US has become marginalized from a major player in the region and instead the Islamic Republic of Iran has become...

24 October 2014 17:17

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian voiced Tehran’s readiness to cooperate with the regional countries, including Turkey and Saudi Arabia, to confront the growing threat of terrorism in the Middle East region. Iran welcomes any bilateral and regional cooperation with Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Muslim countries in the region in a genuine and effective battle against terrorism...

24 October 2014 17:16

Israeli authorities on Thursday confiscated 20 dunums (5 acres) of Palestinian land near the Zionist settlement bloc of Ariel in the northern West Bank, on the same day that Israeli authorities halted plans to take 15 dunums (4 acres) nearby.settlements Israeli bulldozers began razing 20 dunums of agricultural lands in the Palestinian village of Haris near Barqan settlement on Thursday, while...

24 October 2014 17:14

An Australian teenager who ran away from his country to join ISIL militants Syria has reappeared months later in a video of the Takfiri group vowing to "not stop fighting". The 17-year-old, named in local media as Abdullah Elmir but who calls himself "Abu Khaled", carried a rifle and directly addressed Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in the video reportedly posted...

24 October 2014 17:13

The Shiite Muslim minority in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province have long felt marginalized by the Sunni ruling dynasty, and protests for greater rights as part of the 2011 Arab Spring brought a crackdown on both protesters and demands for reform. But now, death sentences for three Shiite Muslims including a prominent dissident cleric suggest that the region's wider turmoil is further...

24 October 2014 17:12

Amnesty International calls on U.S. officials to investigate human rights abuses by police forces that reacted to protests in Ferguson, Missouri following the killing of teenager Michael Brown. Police trying to quell protests in Ferguson, Missouri that erupted after the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, should be investigated for human rights abuses, an international human rights organization said in...

24 October 2014 17:09

Swedish authorities called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago Friday, saying the presumed intruder had probably escaped into the Baltic Sea. Naval and amphibious forces were ordered back to base, while some ground forces remained in the search area, military officials said.“We assess that the (vessel) that violated our waters has now left,'' Rear Adm....

24 October 2014 17:06

After reports of ISIS used chemical agent against Kurdish fighters in kobane, Iraqi officials confirmed ISIS militants used chlorine gas during fighting with Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad. The use of chlorine gas as a weapon adds a new concern to the turmoil in the country. A senior security official, a local official from the...

24 October 2014 17:04

New York City police shot and killed a hatchet-wielding man after he suddenly attacked a group of patrol officers without warning in a busy commercial district in Queens of New York. Man attacked the group of four officers, unprovoked, as they posed for a photo with a freelance photographer on Thursday. Without a word, the man swung at an officer who...

24 October 2014 17:03

Official figures show that the UK economy slowed in the three months to the end of September as manufacturing grew at the slowest pace for 18 months. The Office for National Statistics said Friday that the UK’s gross domestic product increased by only 0.7 percent in the third quarter, a figure noticeably lower than that of the previous three months, which...

24 October 2014 17:01

Another protest rally in the port city of Karachi against the death sentence handed down to prominent Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, by a Saudi court. This time, Shia religious leaders are on the streets against the sentence. Chanting "down with USA", "Down with Israel" and "Down with Al-e-Saud", these religious scholars believe the sentence is politically motivated and...

24 October 2014 16:59

A senior Iranian commander has denounced Washington's egregious support for terrorist groups and its provision of arms for them. The United States is still backing terrorists in broad daylight and providing them with various arms and assistance, said Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, a deputy chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, speaking to Al-Alam News Network. He described the US government...

24 October 2014 16:58

Iran’s leading auto manufacturer, Iran Khodro Company (IKCO), plans to use the technical expertise of German and French experts in the industry, an Iranian official says. “Currently, a German group with 35 years of experience in auto industry is visiting different sections of IKCO to start cooperation as consultant,” said IKCO Chief Executive Officer Hashem Yekkeh-Zare on Friday. “Based on plans, a...

24 October 2014 16:55

Renewed clashes have taken place between Israeli forces and Palestinians in East al-Quds (Jerusalem). On Friday, clashes erupted in the neighborhoods of Wadi al-Joz, Ras al-Amud, Silwan and al-Issawiya as angry Palestinian demonstrators protested the death of Abd al-Rahman al-Shaludi, 21, who was shot dead by Israeli police for allegedly attacking a train station earlier in the week. Israeli forces fired rounds...

24 October 2014 16:54

Israel is set to construct 1,600 new settler units in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) despite a growing international outcry over the illegal construction projects. Israeli media say the Jerusalem Committee for Planning and Construction is scheduled to discuss the new settlement project in the Hareidi neighborhood on Tuesday. The new plan comes despite widespread global condemnation of Israel's land grab policies. Also, the...

24 October 2014 16:44

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...

24 October 2014 16:43

Ottawa Attack: Gunman Planned to Leave for Syria The gunman who carried out Wednesday’s shooting attack in the Canadian capital Ottawa had recently applied for a passport and was hoping to leave for Syria, the country’s top cop said on Thursday, his mother told Canadian authorities. Ottawa attack gunmanRoyal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Commissioner Bob Paulson said 32-year-old...

24 October 2014 16:42

Iraq’s army troops, backed by volunteer forces, have killed more than 40 ISIL militants during a mop-up operation against the terror group near the capital. armyThe Iraqi Defense Ministry said in a statement that the forces succeeded in purging a district south of Baghdad of the Takfiri militants. The country’s armed forces, who have been battling the ISIL for nearly six months...

24 October 2014 16:12

The head of Iran’s Assembly of Experts Ayatollah Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani has been laid to rest in Tehran on Thursday. Attended by a huge crowd of mourners including senior clerics and high-ranking officials the funeral held in the south of the capital, Tehran.Head of Iran’s Assembly of Experts Laid to Rest Earlier in the day, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed...

24 October 2014 16:05

In Bahrain, anti-regime demonstrators have reportedly taken to the streets of the Persian Gulf kingdom, calling on the ruling Al Khalifa regime to relinquish power. According to reports, the Bahraini demonstrators held an anti-regime protest rally in the northwestern village of Bani Jamra. Reports say similar gatherings were also held in the village of Maqaba, located north of the capital, Manama. Earlier...

24 October 2014 16:04

Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyeb-Nia says the Islamic Republic and Qatar plan to set up a joint investment committee, stressing the need for the expansion of economic ties between the two countries. According to Press TV, Tayyeb-Nia made the remarks during a joint meeting with Qatari Minister for Economy and Trade Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani. Referring...

24 October 2014 16:03

Visiting Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari in a meeting in Beijing with Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan discussed ways to further broaden bilateral ties and cooperation between the two countries. According to Fars news agency, during the meeting on Thursday, Sayyari termed his meeting with the Chinese defense minister as an opportunity for further enhancement of cooperation between...

24 October 2014 16:02

The Iraqi army has conducted operations against the Takfiri ISIL terrorists across the country, inflicting heavy losses on them. According to Press TV, the Iraqi army, which has been fighting the terrorist group for nearly six months now, engaged the Takfiri terrorists in south of the city of Tikrit in Salah al-Din Province, killing at least 20 terrorists. Hassan Moussawi, a...

24 October 2014 15:58

A political commentator says the Saudi royal family is “playing with fire” by issuing a death sentence against Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr. Naseer al-Omari, a writer and political commentator, said in an interview with Press TV that Sheikh Nimr is a “courageous” person who has merely led peaceful pro-democracy demonstrations across the country. Amnesty International has called the death sentence...

24 October 2014 15:54

School teachers and university staff in Greece have staged a protest against austerity cuts in the country’s education sector, Press TV reports. The educators, who took to the streets of the capital, Athens, voiced their anger at the budget cuts, saying the measures have reduced learning resources and degraded the quality of state-endorsed education. “This is the worst school year in my...

24 October 2014 15:53

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has instructed three ministries to step up efforts to find culprits behind recent acid attacks in the central city of Isfahan amid national outrage over the inhumane assaults. Rouhani on Thursday tasked the ministries of the interior, intelligence and justice with launching an investigation into the sensitive case after he was briefed about the acid attacks against...

24 October 2014 15:48

The White House strategy to “destroy” ISIS in Iraq and Syria depends in part on a vague plan to support moderate elements in the opposition to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, presumably to serve as boots on the ground to complete the job started through aerial attacks provided by U.S.-led coalition forces. Ironically, President Obama in embracing such an approach contradicts his...

24 October 2014 15:46

The UN refugee agency says the crisis in Ukraine has forced more than 824,000 people from their homes as tensions continue in the country’s troubled eastern regions. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released the figure on Friday, saying around 95 percent of those displaced come from the war-torn eastern regions. Among those who have fled, at least 430,000 were...

24 October 2014 15:45

A senior Iranian cleric has warned Saudi Arabia against executing a death sentence recently handed down to prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. “We warn Saudi Arabia … that this government will pay a heavy price for a execution of a Shia cleric,” Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahhedi Kermani told worshippers at the weekly Friday Prayers in Tehran. If the death...

24 October 2014 15:43

Terrorist Regime Minister for Military Affairs Moshe Ya’alon says the borders of many Middle Eastern countries are bound to change in the future as a result of recent developments in the region. The Terrorist Regime Israeli minister said in a recent interview with the US-based National Public Radio (NPR) that the current borders would change in the coming years, as some...

24 October 2014 15:41

Iraqi officials say the ISIL Takfiri militants carried out a chemical attack against security forces and Shia volunteer fighters north of the capital, Baghdad, last month. According to the accounts of officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, ISIL terrorists used bombs with chlorine-filled cylinders during clashes in the town of Duluiya, located about 96 kilometers (60 miles) north of the...

24 October 2014 15:40

A senior Iranian official has expressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness to cooperate with Muslim countries, including Turkey and Saudi Arabia, to counter the growing threat of terrorism in the Middle East region. “Iran welcomes any bilateral and regional cooperation with Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Muslim countries in the region in a genuine and effective battle against terrorism and...

24 October 2014 14:44

The United States is using the Ebola outbreak as a smokescreen to go on with its plans for extracting natural gas and oil from West Africa, an investigative journalist says. The Ebola “hype is to distract everyone from what is actually happening” in West Africa, Susanne Posel, chief editor of Occupy Corporatism, told Press TV on Thursday. “What is actually happening in...

24 October 2014 14:30

China along with 20 other nations have inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a new Beijing-backed infrastructure lender for Asia. The MOU to set up the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was signed during a ceremony in the Great Hall of the People in the Chinese capital on Friday. “In China we have a folk saying,” Chinese President Xi Jinping...

24 October 2014 14:26

The global human rights organization Amnesty International condemns the harsh police response to mostly peaceful protests in Ferguson, Missouri, which erupted after a white police officer killed an unarmed black teenager in August. Amnesty International issued a report Friday urging an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses by law enforcement officers during weeks of racially charged protests over...

24 October 2014 14:22

School teachers and university staff in Greece have staged a protest against austerity cuts in the country’s education sector, Press TV reports. The educators, who took to the streets of the capital, Athens, voiced their anger at the budget cuts, saying the measures have reduced learning resources and degraded the quality of state-endorsed education. “This is the worst school year in my...

24 October 2014 8:39

The 2nd international peace and unity conference was held in Scotland with Head of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thoughts, Ayatollah Mohsen Araki and Scottish politician, Alexander Elliot Anderson Salmond in attendance, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA). Religious scholars from every corner of the Islamic world, including Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, and other countries gathered for...

24 October 2014 8:37

The 1st International Seminar under the banner of “Muslim Women’s’ viewpoints” to be held in UK Capital City of London on Friday October 23 with Head of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thoughts, Ayatollah Mohsen Araki in attendance, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA). The seminar to be mounted and held by the cooperation of the...

24 October 2014 8:35

Syrian Foreign Ministry said Thursday that the hostile final conclusions on Syria and Iraq, issued by the European Union’s Council of Foreign Ministers in its meeting held in Luxemburg on October 20th, were full of contradictions, misleading, away from a true approach and logic on the situations in the two countries. “The EU statements are also a flagrant intervention in the...

24 October 2014 8:34

Police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed once again Wednesday night as tensions boiled over during a planned demonstration against the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in August.

24 October 2014 8:32

"Israel" on Wednesday detained four Palestinian children in occupied East al-Quds for allegedly throwing stones at "Israeli" cars. A 13-year-old boy was detained under the pretext of hurling stones at "Israeli" cars in the al-Tur neighborhood, damaging one of the vehicles. Three other Palestinian boys, aged between 14 and 16, were detained for throwing rocks at "Israeli" police vehicles in the Beit...

24 October 2014 8:28

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed satisfaction in the security situation and stability in the country. Iran's status in terms of security and stability is very satisfactory compared to other countries of the region, Rouhani said, addressing investors and businessmen of the Western province of Zanjan on Wednesday. He also underlined that the country's foreign problems will be solved through negotiations. The country's status...

24 October 2014 8:24

Lebanon’s defense minister has said that his recent three-day visit to the Islamic Republic came off well. Samir Moqbel said on Thursday that he held positive negotiations with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani among other Iranian political and military officials during the visit to the Iranian capital, Tehran, last week. The Lebanese defense minister also stated that a major objective of his visit...

24 October 2014 8:23

A senior Iranian commander says the power of the United States in the Middle East has diminished while the Islamic Republic has turned into the region’s main player. “The US has become marginalized from a major player in the region and instead the Islamic Iran has become this sensitive region's most important administrator...,” Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the second-in-command of...

24 October 2014 8:22

Pakistani religious scholars have censured Saudi Arabia for the death sentence handed down to prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, Press TV reports. On Thursday, the clerics took to the streets of Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi and denounced the Saudi government for issuing the verdict against Nimr. They described the death sentence given to the dissident Saudi cleric as...

24 October 2014 8:21

The Iraqi army has conducted operations against the Takfiri ISIL terrorists across the country, inflicting heavy losses on them, Press TV reports. The Iraqi army, which has been fighting the terrorist group for nearly six months now, engaged the Takfiri militants south of the city of Tikrit in Salah al-Din Province, killing at least 20 terrorists. “There are big changes on the...

24 October 2014 7:54

Security forces in Tunisia have clashed with militants in two separate incidents ahead of the North African country’s parliamentary elections. On Thursday, police surrounded a house where suspected militants had sheltered in the Oued Ellil suburb of the capital, Tunis. The gunmen had earlier killed one police officer and wounded another during a shootout. Witnesses at the scene said neighboring houses were...

24 October 2014 7:53

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Washington and Seoul have agreed that the US will maintain its control over the South Korean army in the event of war with North Korea. Hagel made the remarks on Thursday after meeting with South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo at the Pentagon, Washington. The US was scheduled to transfer wartime control of South Korean troops...

24 October 2014 7:48

The Syrian army has flushed out Takfiri militants from a strategic town nine months after it was seized by the terrorists. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday that Syrian ground forces backed by airstrikes liberated the town of Morek from the militants belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front. Syrian forces “took back total control of Morek in the...

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