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20 November 2014 22:40

Commander of Iran's Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Wednesday that Iran is the most mighty and safest country in the Middle East. "Today, the Islamic Republic of Iran is the most mighty and secure country in the Middle East which is the result of resistance during the Holy Defense period (the eight-year imposed war on Iran)," he said. He also...

20 November 2014 21:14

A mass-rally by British students protesting government’s spending cuts has turned violent following clashes between police and the demonstrators. Thousands of British students marched through London to demand an end to government spending cuts and restore free education. Police made a number of arrests following clashes with the protesting students. The protest rally, seen as the biggest student action in the past four...

20 November 2014 21:13

Amnesty International has warned that hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees living in neighboring Turkey are at risk of destitution. The human rights group said in a Thursday report that only 220,000 out of the 1.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey have been sheltered in refugee camps and the rest are fending for themselves. “A growing number of Syrian refugees in Turkey...

20 November 2014 21:07

Senior Hamas leader Osama Hamdan reiterated, in an exclusive interview with the PIC, Hamas’s adoption of a foreign policy of openness and partnership with all pro-Palestine governments and leaderships. Hamdan said Hamas’s foreign relations have been devised in line with the foundations and projected destinations of the Palestinian cause. “We are keen on holding constructive bonds with each and every Arab and...

20 November 2014 21:04

The Aqsa foundation for endowment and heritage said that the Israeli antiquities authority and Elad society are persistent in destroying the historical Islamic sites at the entrance to Wadi Hilweh, south of the Aqsa Mosque, in order to build a Jewish center. In a report released on Wednesday, the foundation stated that Israel's excavations and construction activities south of the Aqsa...

20 November 2014 21:03

5 Violent clashes broke out at dawn Thursday in the eastern areas of Nablus city after scores of Jewish settlers escorted by soldiers visited in groups the mausoleum of Joseph's tomb. The Israeli occupation forces intensified their presence in the areas surrounding the mausoleum and established makeshift checkpoints to secure the movement of the settlers during the clashes. The young men threw stones...

20 November 2014 21:00

A court jailed three Bahraini activists on Thursday and stripped them of their nationality under the claim of planning an attack against the police in the tiny kingdom, a judicial source said. bahraini protestsThe men were jailed for 10 years each for allegedly "having planned an attack with explosives on policemen in August 2013," the source said. Hundreds of Bahrainis have been...

20 November 2014 20:58

At least nine people, including five police officers, have been wounded in two separate bomb explosions in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo. Security officials said five officers were injured when a bomb exploded in southern Cairo, striking a small police outpost close to Helwan University on Thursday. They also added that on the same day, four other Egyptian people were wounded...

20 November 2014 20:57

Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers have held the third consecutive day of negotiations on Tehran’s nuclear energy program in the Austrian capital, Vienna. Iran and the six countries – the US, France, Britain, Russia, China and Germany – continued their talks in Vienna on Thursday to work out a final deal aimed at ending the longstanding standoff over...

20 November 2014 16:29

A senior commander of the Iraqi popular forces said his forces will soon make the cities of Mosul and Hawija a hell for the Takfiri terrorists. "We purged the land in Baiji of those (terrorists) who had come there from outside Iraq, and God willingly our victories will be repeated in Hawija (in Kirkuk province), Al-Sharqat, Mosul and the remaining parts...

20 November 2014 16:28

Senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar underlined that the Palestinian resistance movement will continue its uprising against Israel, saying that the recent invitations to tranquility are aimed at suppressing the Intifada. "The resistance movement will never remain silent against the Israeli crimes and invitations to calm which are aimed at suppressing the Intifada is useless," Zahar said on Tuesday. He reiterated that...

20 November 2014 16:26

Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi announced that the regional nations in Lebanon, Iraq and Palestine are eager to use Iran's experience to set up Basij (volunteer) forces. "Today, we are witnessing the formation of popular Basij forces in Lebanon, Iraq and Palestine, etc.," Naqdi said, addressing a gathering of Basij forces in Tehran on...

20 November 2014 16:25

Iran's judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani underlined Iran's insistence on its inalienable nuclear rights, and said that the Iranian nation will not accept the excessive demands of the US. "If the opposite side intends to raise excessive demands to make us withdraw from our rights, they should know that our nation will never bow to such demands," Larijani said, addressing a...

20 November 2014 16:24

Commander of the Security Guards Unit of Iraq's Baiji Refinery Ali Al-Qureishi announced that his forces have repelled tens of ISIL attacks on the refinery, and killed hundreds of militants since army and popular forces regained control over the country's largest refinery. "The refinery's security guards have pushed back over 50 counterattacks by the ISIL forces and killed more than 300...

20 November 2014 16:23

Former President of the National Coalition for Syrian Opposition Forces Moaz Al-Khatib confessed that his opposition to the Damascus government has been a grave mistake, saying that President Bashar Al-Assad has been fighting against the terrorists. "I acknowledge that I have made a mistake in the past as I imagined that the western and Arab countries as well as Turkey...

20 November 2014 16:19

The Syrian army repelled a major terrorist attack in Aleppo southern countryside, killing, injuring and capturing scores of militants. The Syrian warplanes also targeted the terrorists' gatherings in Qalamoun. The Syrian army had earlier targeted Takfiri militants in Qalamoun barrens inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists. Huge number of militants were killed, field sources told al-Manar, adding that several insurgents were identified as...

20 November 2014 16:18

French and American high echelon sources stressed that the intelligence apparatuses in both Washington and Paris have advised a party from 14th March group to stop attacking Hezbollah’s fighting in Syria because it serves the national interest of Lebanon and the Lebanese as a whole. ...

20 November 2014 16:16

Zionist entity’s so-called Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon announced on Wednesday that planned steps to ease conditions for Palestinians in the West Bank have been frozen in light of recent operations. Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon Ya’alon remarks were as he answered a question by Bayit Yehudi MK Orit Struck, who asked: “What does the relief package include and what is the...

20 November 2014 16:14

US Secretary of State John Kerry held an unexpected second meeting in two days with a key Arab mediator in the Iran nuclear talks, part of a last-minute push to meet a Monday deadline for a final deal with world powers. Kerry met Wednesday at his hotel with Yusuf bin Alawi, the foreign minister of Oman, a senior US official said,...

20 November 2014 16:13

American journalist Don DeBar says the United States is in fact waging a war against the government and people of Syria in conjunction with the ISIL terrorist group Don DeBar, an anti-war activist and radio host in New York, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Wednesday while commenting on the recent purported beheading of American citizen...

20 November 2014 16:11

The United Nations (UN) has warned that the Takfiri ISIL group aims to destroy the Iraqi state and establish a “state of terror” in the country. “ISIL’s strategy is obvious – to insert themselves in the ethnic and religious fault lines of Iraq, to undermine legitimate authorities and to spread fear among all communities,” said Nickolay Mladenov, the special representative of...

20 November 2014 16:08

The acting director of the US Secret Service has acknowledged to a series of “devastating" failure that have "severely damaged'' the agency and allowed an intruder to enter the White House in September. Joseph Clancy said on Wednesday that the failures, including an unlocked front door and a poorly performing communications system, paved the way for Iraq war veteran Omar Gonzalez...

20 November 2014 16:06

Northern Ireland has convicted the country’s most prominent anti-abortion activist, claiming she harassed the director of an abortion clinic in the capital Belfast. On Wednesday, Bernadette Smyth, the leader of the Precious Life group, was convicted of threatening Dawn Purvis twice. Belfast Judge Chris Holmes said Smyth would be indicted on December 17 and could be handed jail terms for threats she...

20 November 2014 16:04

US Secretary of State John Kerry has called on his Russian counterpart to “pay no mind” to recent comments by President Barack Obama referring to Russia as a global threat. Addressing the UN General Assembly in September, Obama enumerated three most significant threats facing the world, with Ebola topping the list, followed by Russian “aggression” in Europe and the ISIL terrorist...

20 November 2014 16:03

Iran’s oil minister has urged unity among member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to curb falling crude prices. “OPEC members should avoid adopting any position which would put a question mark over the organization’s unity as the implementation of any decision at OPEC depends on consensus among all members,” said Bijan Namdar Zanganeh. Over 50 years of...

20 November 2014 16:01

The policies of the UK government burden student graduates with massive spiraling debts, a British politician tells Press TV. “The universities are facing a funding crisis, which is made worse by the government debt financing regime and the implication that it’s OK for students actually to come out of graduation with massive spiraling debt, which there’s no way they can afford,”...

20 November 2014 15:53

Amnesty International has warned that hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees living in neighboring Turkey are at risk of destitution. The human rights group said in a Thursday report that only 220,000 out of the 1.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey have been sheltered in refugee camps and the rest are fending for themselves. “A growing number of Syrian refugees in Turkey...

20 November 2014 15:52

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) says international observers monitoring a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine have been targeted by a soldier. The observers were shot at territory under the control of Ukrainian government forces, the OSCE said in a statement, adding that the soldier opened fire at the observers west of the city of Donetsk on Wednesday. The OSCE...

20 November 2014 15:50

A top Iranian nuclear official says the Islamic Republic will not allow any out-of-the-ordinary inspections of the country's nuclear facilities. Tehran observes all nuclear regulations, and will draw the line at any irregular checks on its nuclear facilities, said Director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi in a televised program on national TV Wednesday. “We have...

20 November 2014 15:49

Palestinian children, who have been suffering from the recent Israeli war atrocities, have demonstrated in Gaza City against the living conditions they have been through. On Wednesday, many Gazan children and women took to the streets on Universal Children's Day to protest against the delay in reconstruction in the blockaded enclave, which was heavily damaged during Tel Aviv’s latest military aggression,...

20 November 2014 15:47

Egyptian authorities have arrested leading Muslim Brotherhood member Mohamed Ali Bishr, a security official says. On Thursday, an Egyptian security official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said Bishr had been detained at his house in the Nile Delta’s governorate of Menoufiya. Authorities said he was arrested for being linked to a call for anti-government demonstrations. Bishr had negotiated with Egypt’s army-led interim...

20 November 2014 15:46

Israel’s security forces have delivered a demolition notice to the family of three Palestinians who carried out attacks on Israelis in al-Quds (Jerusalem) in recent days. On Thursday, the families of Ibrahim Akkari and Muhammad Jaabis, who drove their cars into sidewalks in August, as well as Mutaz Hijazi, who shot an Israeli rabbi last month, were told that their homes...

20 November 2014 15:43

Video footage has emerged showing Israeli troops protecting settlers who attack a Palestinian village in the north of the occupied West Bank. The video shows some 50 settlers form the Yitzhar settlement attacking the village of Urif on Tuesday night. Defying their obligations, the forces are shown not only refusing to step in to stop the aggressive settlers, but even escorting them....

20 November 2014 9:40

Dozens of Palestinians clashes with Israeli forces in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on Wednesday. Israeli sources said that Israeli soldiers in the Palestinian village used "riot dispersal" means against rock-throwing protesters, opening fire with rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters. In Silwan, Jewish settlers have taken over swathes of the village and have worked with Israeli authorities to...

20 November 2014 9:39

The Syrian army has made further gains in its battle against ISIL Takfiri militants as it takes control of more areas in the Homs countryside. Syria's official news agency SANA reported on Wednesday that the Syrian forces took control of three areas north of the al-Shaer gas field, close to a mountain by the same name in the Homs countryside. The...

20 November 2014 9:37

Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah meets with Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi in Beirut Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah, the leader of the Lebanese Resistance group, made a rare public appearance and visited the Indo-Pakistani source of emulation, Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi while he is in Beirut for a medical checkup, Hezbollah media reported. Hezbollah media office said that Sayyed Nasrallah visited Ayatollah al-Najafi and discussed “current Muslim...

20 November 2014 9:33

Israeli occupation forces transported early Wednesday two wounded terrorists from Syria to one of its hospitals to the north of occupied Palestine for medical treatment. Israeli Walla website said “Israeli army brought two wounded persons to Nahariya hospital in Western Galilee Wednesday morning,” noting that one of them was in critical condition. The website cited that the hospital has treated 439 wounded...

20 November 2014 9:32

Syria’s permanent Envoy to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari said Wednesday that a number of countries which support terrorism have foiled any international, joint efforts to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) terrorist organization. Al-Jaafari added at a UN Security Council session on “the danger of terrorism” that the Council has not taken any step against governments that sponsor...

20 November 2014 9:31

The head of Parliament Nuclear Commission has said any comprehensive nuclear deal should have the Parliament approval according to the law. Ebrahim Karkhanei told Mehr News that operation of ‘a few centrifuges’ now was not an issue for Iran, since Article 4 of NPT allowed no restrictions in Iran’s research and development. “The Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear peaceful program should...

20 November 2014 9:30

'Iran Daily' on Thursday welcomed the Iranian government's stand for opting 'diplomacy' as an effective mechanism and logical approach to safeguard national interests in the short term. In this light, the English-language daily strongly urged the opposition to therefore stop the hue and cry and consider national interests above their own political interests. Undoubtedly, Iran and the P5+1 opted for nuclear talks...

20 November 2014 9:28

Iran has slammed a resolution by the United Nations General Assembly's rights committee on alleged human rights violations in the country. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Wednesday that the UN’s legal mechanisms had turned into a tool in the hands of the West. "It is unfortunate that human rights mechanisms… have been abused by Western countries,” Afkham said. She added...

20 November 2014 9:27

Kurdish Peshmerga forces, backed by the Iraqi army, are pushing ahead to recapture areas in Diyala and Kirkuk provinces from the Takfiri ISIL terrorist group, a Kurdish military official says. Jaber Yawer, a Peshmerga spokesman, said on Wednesday that Kurdish forces and Iraqi soldiers have launched a joint operation to liberate the towns of Saadiya and Jalula in the eastern province...

20 November 2014 9:26

American journalist Don DeBar says the United States is in fact waging a war against the government and people of Syria in conjunction with the ISIL terrorist group. Don DeBar, an anti-war activist and radio host in New York, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Wednesday while commenting on the recent purported beheading of American citizen...

20 November 2014 9:25

Palestinians say the Israeli regime has detained some 10,000 Palestinian minors in the occupied West Bank and East al-Quds (Jerusalem) since the year 2000. An official from the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) made the announcement on Wednesday, adding that the inmates’ rights are “regularly” violated by humiliation and torture. "Israel does not provide any immunity for children and regularly violates international agreements...

20 November 2014 9:24

Protestors have held a rally in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to mark the death anniversary of the dozens of people who were killed in an anti-government demonstration three years ago, Press TV reports. Egyptian security forces arrested dozens of anti-government demonstrators during the protest on Wednesday. Police also fired tear gas to disperse the protesters. In November 2011, at least 50 people...

20 November 2014 9:22

The Bahraini people have taken to the streets on the Island of Sitra to express their opposition to upcoming elections in the Persian Gulf Arab state. The anti-regime demonstrators on Wednesday chanted anti-monarchy slogans and pledged to boycott Manama's elections scheduled to be held on November 22. They also termed the elections a "sham". Bahraini regime forces attacked the pro-democracy demonstrators with...

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