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19 October 2014 22:10

Supporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have staged separate demonstrations in the capital city of Caracas. On Saturday, pro-government demonstrators protested against the killing of 27-year-old ruling party congressman Robert Serra, who was stabbed to death in early October. The government supporters marched for two miles from a central square to a gathering near the National Assembly building, urging the...

19 October 2014 22:07

The Popular Committee for Facing the Siege on Gaza said on Friday "90 per cent of Gazan residents are living below the poverty line." In a statement issued to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the committee said that the Gaza Strip has been under strict Israeli siege since 2006. "Today, it records the highest rate of poverty...

19 October 2014 22:05

A Kurdish female fighter has been hailed on social media for allegedly killing over 100 ISIL terrorists single-handed in the battle for Kobani, media reports said. The fighter, known only as Rehana, was named in a tweet which has already been shared thousands of times since it was initially sent on 13 October, The International Times Reported. Several Kurdish women have been...

19 October 2014 22:01

Clashes between the Kurdish resistance fighters and ISIL have taken the form of street war after the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) forced ISIL militants out of a major part of the Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani and as the coalition states avoid targeting concentration camps of the terrorists outside the city. "The clashes between the terrorists and the YPG forces...

19 October 2014 21:59

Commander of the Law Enforcement Police in the Southeastern city of Saravan General Mohsen Davoudi announced on Sunday that his forces have arrested the terrorists who had killed two police officers in the same region two years ago. "The police forces, with their round-the-clock efforts and people's cooperation, succeeded in identifying and capturing two outlaws who had martyred two police officers...

19 October 2014 21:56

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country would not agree to any U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters battling so-called ISIL militants in Syria. Erdogan, ObamaTurkey views the Kurdish fighters as an extension of the PKK, which has waged a 30-year insurgency in Turkey and is designated a “terrorist group”. The state-run Anadolu news agency on Sunday quoted Erdogan as saying...

19 October 2014 21:54

Fighters from the Shia Houthi Ansarullah movement have reportedly managed to take control of a strategically-important crossing along Yemen’s northern border with Saudi Arabia. Houthis The Houthis captured Tawwal border crossing in Hajjah Province on Saturday. They also took control of Wagha region in the same province, according to Press TV. Tawwal border crossing witnesses massive traffic between Yemen and Saudi...

19 October 2014 21:53

Iraqi fighter jets fired several rockets at the gathering centers of the ISIL terrorists in Anbar province on Sunday, and killed huge numbers of them. fighter jetsIraq's airborne forces, in cooperation with the army's Military Intelligence Service, struck heavy blow at the Takfiri terrorists in Albu Risha, Albu Diab and Tamim areas in Anabr province, and claimed the lives of 60...

19 October 2014 21:51

The Syrian army advanced on several axes in Aleppo countryside and entered the free zone after it controlled Al-Amusalamiyah amid collapses in the ranks of the insurgents, sources told Al-Manar Website.Syrian army The sources reported that the Syrian army controlled Al-Amusalamiyah village in northeast of Aleppo in light of the withdrawal of a large number of militants following the killing of...

19 October 2014 21:49

ISIS fighters have reportedly executed a 17-year-old boy and left his body on display on a cross in Syria. Pictures being shared online show a banner attached to the teenager’s chest saying the boy has been crucified for taking photos of ISIL terrorist group. The message describes the ruling for the alleged crime as “apostasy” and states the teenager has been “killed...

19 October 2014 21:46

Israel seeks to take over al-Aqsa compound in an attempt to put an end to Palestinians' claim on the land, says a professor. “The point is that Israel wants to eliminate the al-Aqsa site, take it over and redefine it as a Jewish site -- essentially to eliminate any Palestinian claim to the land,” Seif Da’na, associate professor with the...

19 October 2014 21:44

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa might be a resurfacing of Zaire’s Ebola infection spread, where the US Central Intelligence Agency was suspected to be involved with, an American investigative journalist says. “When you look at the original outbreak of the Ebola in 1976 in Zaire,” Wayne Madsen told Press TV. “We see a year when the US was violating...

19 October 2014 21:43

A senior Iranian official has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s “all-out support” for the Lebanese political movements and groups, expressing Tehran’s preparedness to help Lebanon fight terrorist groups. “In addition to readiness to the Lebanese army with weaponry assistance, the Islamic Republic of Iran is prepared to share its experiences for the promotion of security in Lebanon and the region...

19 October 2014 21:40

Press TV’s correspondent in Turkey, Serena Shim, has been killed in a suspected car accident near the Turkey-Syria border. Shim was killed on Sunday as she was on a working mission in Turkey to cover the ongoing war in the strategic Syrian town of Kobani. She was going back to her hotel from a report scene in the city of Suruç in...

19 October 2014 21:38

The United States does not care about destroying the ISIL Takfiri group in Syria and Iraq, though it is trying to pretend otherwise, says an analyst. Siraj Davis, author and freelance journalist from Amman, said in an interview with Press TV that the United States “realistically” doesn’t care about controlling the situation and destroying the ISIL terrorist group as it "has...

19 October 2014 21:36

The comments posted by Press TV followers on the channel's Facebook page show that international support for the recognition of an independent Palestinian state is on the rise. Followers from across the world participated in a debate posed by a Press TV question on the recognition of the Palestinian state and overwhelmingly said that Palestine should be recognized as a sovereign...

19 October 2014 21:35

A five-year-old Palestinian girl has died after being injured in a hit-and-run incident involving an Israeli settler near the West Bank city of Ramallah, a Palestinian medical official says. "Enas Khalil, 5, succumbed to injuries she sustained when she was hit by a settler's car," Samir Saliba, head of the emergency department in the Ramallah Medical Complex, said on Sunday. Khalil was...

19 October 2014 21:30

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says sustainable security and stability must be restored to the Middle East, calling on regional countries to consolidate their unity to put an end to terrorism. “Terrorist groups must be driven out of the region and their criminal acts must be stopped and it is therefore necessary for all regional countries to unite,” Rouhani said in a...

19 October 2014 21:27

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Britain to protest against the death sentence handed down to prominent Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, by a Saudi court, Press TV reports. The protesters gathered in front of the Saudi embassy in London on Sunday, and denounced the Saudi government for issuing the verdict against Nimr. A male demonstrator told...

19 October 2014 21:09

Catalans have staged a mass rally in the regional capital, Barcelona, calling for an early regional election. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday, demanding Catalonia's President Artur Mas to call snap regional elections, a move likely to benefit the pro-independence ERC party. The request comes after the Spanish government forced authorities in Catalonia to water...

19 October 2014 21:07

Press TV’s correspondent in Turkey, Serena Shim, has been killed near Turkey-Syria border. Shim was killed in car accident as she was returning from report scene. She has been receiving death threats for her reports by Turkish National Intelligence Agency (MIT). Judy and Serena's car went under a work machine. The other correspondent Judy survived with small injuries.

19 October 2014 20:35

Iran’s Ground Force Commander Lieutenant General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan underscored the high combat preparedness of the country's Army forces to confront any possible threat against Iran. "Today, the Iranian Army is shining gloriously in the region and the world as it enjoys a high level of combat readiness and is ready for any type of sacrifice with the soldiers who...

19 October 2014 20:34

Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezayee called on the European countries remove the EU sanctions against Tehran in a bid to improve their bilateral relations with the Islamic Republic. "The government of President Rouhani has provided a suitable opportunity for putting an end to the sanctions and starting cooperation between Iran and Europe," Rezayee said in a meeting...

19 October 2014 20:30

Syria’s deputy foreign minister says Turkey is responsible for the acts of terror that the ISIL Takfiri militants commit in Iraq and Syria. Faisal Miqdad was quoted as saying in an article published on Lebanon’s al-Binaa newspaper on Saturday “Turkey is not a part of the solution, but a basic part of the problem”. He added that “The relationship between...

19 October 2014 20:29

A senior Iranian negotiator says extension of Iran’s nuclear talks with six world powers beyond the November deadline is not on the agenda of either negotiating side. Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday “Neither of the negotiating parties is interested in the extension of the talks. All sides are determined to achieve...

19 October 2014 20:28

A senior Police commander, General Ahmad Geravand, has said that thanks to relentless efforts of military and law enforcement forces, and Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Iran’s borders are secure. According to IRIB World Service, General Geravand, in his remarks at border guards’ training center in Southern Khorasan Province, Eastern Iran, on Saturday afternoon, noted upon the utmost cooperation of...

19 October 2014 20:26

Iraqi Premier, Haidar al-Abadi, has termed the Iraqi Parliament’s vote of confidence to the minister-designates of defense and interior as an important step in maintenance of Iraq’s security, while emphasizing that no threat is posed against the Iraqi Capital, Baghdad. According to IRIB World Service, citing IRNA, the Iraqi Parliament on Saturday granted votes of confidence to the two said...

19 October 2014 20:25

One hundred and thirteen wanted people surrendered to the Syrian authorities on Sunday. They are from the provinces of Idlib, Hama and Aleppo. Syria has been experiencing unrest since March 2011 with organized attacks by well-armed gangs and terrorists against both the army and civilians. The unrest, which took in terrorist groups from across Europe, the Middle-East and North Africa, has transpired...

19 October 2014 20:20

Yemeni revolutionaries captured a new town south of the capital, making new advances in their fight against the al-Qaeda linked militants in the Arab country. The town of Yarim, located about 170 kilometers (106 miles) South of Sana’a in the province of Ibb was captured on Sunday by the revolutionaries, Fox News reported. The town is regarded as one of the...

19 October 2014 20:18

The Syrian Army made major advances in Quneitra and Idlib provinces on Sunday, killing and injuring a large number of foreign-backed militants. The army soldiers targeted the hideouts of the rebels in Tal Mas’hara, Nabe’ al-Sakher, and Um Batina areas in the Southern province of Quneitra, inflicting heavy losses on them. Also, members of al-Nura Terrorist Front suffered heavy losses in...

19 October 2014 20:14

Iranian Minister of Industries, Mines and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and Armenian Energy Minister Yervand Zakharian, in a meeting in Tehran on Sunday, vowed to do their best to pave the ground for the expansion of bilateral ties in different industrial, mineral, and power generation sectors. During the meeting, Nematzadeh expressed hope that the level of bilateral ties would be...

19 October 2014 20:09

Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights blasted the western powers for playing a key role in the creation of terrorist groups in the region, warning that their policy would have dire repercussions for the entire world. Mohammad Javad Larijani said that “…The West has tried to create a fake entity named the Salafi group which has no task...

19 October 2014 20:00

An Iraqi proffesor who had protested against crimes ISIL commited in Mousel-Iraq has beheaded infront of her children. ISIL terrorists beheaded "Hanna Al-Baghdadi", former university professor thursday morning while her family and also her children were watching this brutal crime. She was accused of posting some notes in her facebook page against ISIL and critised this terrorist group's activities against innocent people....

19 October 2014 16:45

Lieutenant Commander of Basij (volunteer) Forces Brigadier General Ali Fazli underlined that Iran enjoys the highest level of border security than ever. "All borders of Iran enjoy the maximum level of security and we don’t observe the slightest level of insecurity at the Western and Northwestern borders and along the country's coasts," Fazli said, addressing a ceremony in the Northern city...

19 October 2014 16:44

The Syrian army has gained the upper-hand in Jobar town in Damascus countryside after winning full control over a strategic bridge in the region, informed military sources announced on Sunday. The sources told FNA that army troops have seized back full control of Zamalka bridge in Jobar countryside. "Separation of Zamalka bridge from Jobar is tantamount to cutting the relief and supply...

19 October 2014 16:41

Palestinian Ambassador to Tehran Salah Zawawi on Sunday hailed Iran's support for Palestinian nation. Underlining the need for consolidation of solidarity among Muslims, he said Syria is paying the price for its support for the Palestinian nation. Muslim unity can neutralize Israeli divisive plots, the envoy told IRNA. He noted that Syria is part of the resistance axis, adding that any attempt...

19 October 2014 16:32

During his advanced jurisprudence class at Qom’s Grand Mosque (Masjid al-A’dham), Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi condemned the Saudi death sentence on Shi’ite cleric Ayatollah Nimr Baqir al-Nimr. Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi described Ayatollah Nimr as one of the “combative” Shi’ite clerics who stand up against the illegitimate Saudi monarchy, reported Rasa News. Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi described the death sentence as oppressive and said: “Ayatollah...

19 October 2014 16:31

A senior Iranian commander says the Islamic Republic’s military forces vigorously safeguard the borders. “Iranian border guards will not allow the enemy to launch any aggression against the Islamic Republic’s soil and they will resist against them until their last drop of blood,” Deputy Border Police Chief Brigadier General Ahmad Geravand said on Saturday. He further pointed out that Iran makes use...

19 October 2014 16:30

Kurdish fighters are still engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL Takfiri militants in the strategic Syrian town of Kobani after more than a month. Kurdish defenders have held off the terrorists in the border town, also known as Ain al-Arab, while reports said that most parts of the city remain under Kurdish forces’ control. They also succeeded in repelling a new...

19 October 2014 16:29

Indian and Pakistani troops have exchanged fire along the de facto border in Kashmir during the latest flare-up of cross-border violence between the two sides. According to a statement by the Pakistani army, the exchange of fire began when Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked” fire across the Line of Control (LoC), which separates the Pakistani- and Indian-administered parts of Kashmir, on...

19 October 2014 16:08

Ayatollah Abbas Ka’bi, the representative of Khuzestan province in the Assembly of Experts, spoke at a conference entitled “Prayers for a Just Peace in the World” on which was organized by the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization. The conference was attended by scholars and leaders of the monotheistic religions in Tehran. Ayatollah Ka’bi said this conference was “a very valuable...

19 October 2014 16:06

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) says it attaches strategic importance to both battling the ISIL Takfiri terrorists and ending the Israeli occupation. Yasser Abed Rabbo, the PLO secretary general, said on Saturday, “Linking the fight against terrorism and the end of the Israeli occupation is a strategic position that we support.” The remarks came after US Secretary of State John Kerry said...

19 October 2014 16:02

Azeri Deputy Economy and Industry Minister Sahil Babayev announced Azerbaijan's eagerness to further develop trade and economic relations with Iran. "Iran can become the Republic of Azerbaijan's biggest trade partner in the near future," Babayev said, addressing a press conference in Baku on Sunday. He reiterated that the two countries' economic relations like their political ties are expanding everyday. "The two countries have...

19 October 2014 16:00

Syrian Armed Forces raided the strongholds of rebels in Daraa province on Sunday, killing and injuring scores of them. The foreign-sponsored insurgents sustained heavy toll, as the Syrian Army made advances in Um al-Mayazen area as well as Qasr al-Bitar, al-Ghuzlan, al-Yadoudeh, and Tafas districts in Atman town. Yehya Ibrahim Issa, Omran Mahmoud al-Hariri, Hussam al-Jawabra, Mohammad Ahmad Majarish and Mohammad Anwar...

19 October 2014 15:57

Nigerian security sources say suspected members of the Boko Haram Takfiri militant group have raided two villages northeast of Nigeria despite the announcement of a ceasefire. The armed men raided the village of Dzur during the early hours of Saturday, killing at least eight people. In a separate attack, the suspected militants raided the village of Abadam on Friday night. They looted...

19 October 2014 15:28

Iran inaugurated the production line of three home-made advanced radar systems on Sunday in the presence of Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami. "The radar systems can discover and trace aerial targets, including stealth planes, fighter jets and cruise missiles, from low to very high altitudes," Hatami said, addressing a ceremony to inaugurate the production line of the radar systems. "Tracing...

19 October 2014 15:27

Units of the Syrian armed forces established full control over al-Jbeiliyeh village and all of the surrounding vital facilities in the countryside of the northern province of Aleppo on Saturday, a military source told SANA. The military source added that the army also established control over the cement factory, the glass factory and a law-enforcement building there, indicating that the army’s...

19 October 2014 15:26

Iraqi fighter jets fired several rockets at the gathering centers of the ISIL terrorists in Anbar province on Sunday, and killed huge numbers of them. fighter jetsIraq's airborne forces, in cooperation with the army's Military Intelligence Service, struck heavy blow at the Takfiri terrorists in Albu Risha, Albu Diab and Tamim areas in Anabr province, and claimed the lives of 60...

19 October 2014 15:25

Chest high metal crowd control barriers manned by armed guards—since late September they have stood outside the Arrivals Hall on the Lebanon side of the Masnaa border crossing with Syria. For Syrian and Palestinian refugees fleeing the continuing violence next door and trying to get into Lebanon the message is clear: Syrian refugeesDon’t come within 40 meters of the Immigration building,...

19 October 2014 15:24

A Pakistani energy delegation is slated to pay a visit to Iran in the near future to discuss expediting the implementation of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline, Iranian oil ministry announced on Sunday. "Tehran and Islamabad are determined to implement their gas exports contract and a Pakistani delegation will travel to Iran soon to expedite construction of the gas export pipeline to...

19 October 2014 15:23

Iranian Ground Force Commander Lieutenant General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan underscored the high combat preparedness of the country's Army forces to confront any possible threat against Iran. "Today, the Iranian Army is shining gloriously in the region and the world as it enjoys a high level of combat readiness and is ready for any type of sacrifice with the soldiers who obey...

19 October 2014 15:22

Secretary of the state Expediency Council (EC) Mohsen Rezayee called on the European countries remove the EU sanctions against Tehran in a bid to improve their bilateral relations with the Islamic Republic. "The government of President (Hassan) Rouhani has provided a suitable opportunity for putting an end to the sanctions and starting cooperation between Iran and Europe," Rezayee said in a...

19 October 2014 15:21

Syria’s deputy foreign minister says Turkey is responsible for the acts of terror that the ISIL Takfiri militants commit in Iraq and Syria. “Turkey is not a part of the solution, but a basic part of the problem,” Faisal Miqdad was quoted as saying in an article published on Lebanon’s al-Binaa newspaper on Saturday. “The relationship between the Turkish regime and...

19 October 2014 15:19

American human rights activist Randy Short has been interrogated by US security officers after attending an anti-Zionist conference in Iran. In an interview with Press TV on Sunday, the activist talked about his ordeal when he returned home. He took part in a gathering of interdependent thinkers and filmmakers in the Iranian capital city of Tehran. “A man came up and took...

19 October 2014 15:16

A senior Palestinian official has warned that many of the sick Palestinians held in Israeli jails are now in life-threatening conditions due to medical negligence. Minister of Prisoners' Affairs Issa Qaraqi said on Saturday the number of sick prisoners has now reached nearly 1,500. He said that Israeli prisons “have turned into their graves.” Qaraqi said scores of Palestinian prisoners are likely to...

19 October 2014 15:16

Iran’s military has launched production line for three domestically manufactured radar systems. The production line was inaugurated in the presence of Iran's Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami in the southern city of Shiraz on Sunday. Hatami said that the advanced radars are capable of detecting “stealth aircraft, warplanes and cruise missiles.” “Detection of anti-radiation missiles (ARMs) is another capability of these...

19 October 2014 15:14

Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters have made new advances in their operations against the al-Qaeda linked militants in the country, capturing a new town south of the capital. Security officials said on Sunday that the fighters from the Shia Houthi movement captured the town of Yarim, located about 170 kilometers (106 miles) south of Sana’a in the province of Ibb. The town, which is...

19 October 2014 15:12

The son of Pakistan’s assassinated former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has made his formal political debut in a major demonstration, Press TV reports. Tens of thousands of supporters of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) took to the Bagh-i-Jinnah grounds of the port city of Karachi to show their support for the former prime minister and PPP. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, 26, who is...

19 October 2014 15:11

A senior Iranian negotiator says extension of Iran’s nuclear talks with six world powers beyond the November deadline is not on the agenda of either negotiating side. “Neither of the negotiating parties is interested in the extension of the talks. All sides are determined to achieve an agreement prior to the deadline. Therefore, extension is not on the agenda of any...

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