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22 December 2014 23:32

The Iraqi army reportedly regained control of a military base in the city of Tal Afar West of Mosul in Nineveh province. Shiite volunteers, Sunni tribes and Kurdish Peshmerga forces backed the army in the operations that led to the liberation of the base from the ISIL’s grip on Sunday, Al-Manar reported. The Iraqi army and Kurdish forces have made major gains...

22 December 2014 23:31

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Takfiri terrorist group has started massive troops pullout from the city of Mosul in the Western parts of Iraq following a series of gains by Peshmarga forces in the region, informed sources said on Monday. Hundreds of ISIL terrorists have started fleeing Mosul towards the Syrian borders as the Peshmarga forces...

22 December 2014 23:30

Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani cautioned the regional resistance groups and countries to see the Israeli regime and the terrorist groups as a single enemy, stressing that they are the two sides of the same coin. "All resistance lovers in the region should think of two issues, first fighting the Zionists, and second fighting the terrorist streams as they are...

22 December 2014 23:29

The Kurdish Peshmerga fighters inflicted massive losses on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in the Syrian town of Kobani, killing tens of the terrorists and injuring dozens more in heavy fighting. At least 70 ISIL terrorists were killed in fierce clashes with the Kurdish fighters over the past 24 hours. The Peshmarga fighters killed at least 20...

22 December 2014 23:27

Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi said Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Jordan have formed an alliance with Israel in war on Damascus, and adding that Syria will not accept the imposition of a no-fly zone. Speaking in an interview with Iran's state-run TV on Monday, Halqi described Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Jordan's role in Syria as not just "unconstructive" but...

22 December 2014 23:26

A senior Iranian commander announced on Monday that the country's air defense units have alarmed several reconnaissance and surveillance planes, including some U-2 stealth aircraft, to stay away from Iran's borders. "During yesterday and today, warnings have been issued to several reconnaissance aircraft of the trans-regional states which were flying near the FIR (Flight Information Region) of the country's borders," Lieutenant...

22 December 2014 23:25

Senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar stressed the necessity for strengthening bilateral relations with Tehran, and said the resistance group would never be coaxed into darkening these ties for short-term interests. "Reinvigoration of ties with Tehran is necessary for strengthening the resistance and is considered as a step towards the materialization of the Palestinian cause," Zahar told FNA on Monday. He criticized the...

22 December 2014 23:22

'At Your Service O' Prophet Mohammad (21)' Prophet Mohammad (pbuh)'Year of Grief' The year in which Prophet Mohammad came out of Abu Talib Valley, after a three-year siege, was the hardest of the years since the start of the Mission. It was a year of grief during which he lost his uncle Abu Talib (as) and his wife Sayyeda Khadijah (as), who...

22 December 2014 23:19

A Syrian military source said Sunday that a Zionist drone had been brought down in the province of Quneitra near the Zionist-occupied Golan Heights. State media said the Skylark-1 drone was flying above the village of Hadar when it was downed. It was not immediately clear whether it had been shot down or had crashed. Skylark I is a miniature unmanned aerial...

22 December 2014 23:17

Scores of Zionist settlers on Monday stormed occupied East Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound after several Jewish groups called for mass incursions into the religious site to mark the Jewish Hanukkah holidays, a Palestinian official has said. "Around 70 Jewish settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa complex through the Al-Magharbeh Gate under Israeli police protection," General Director of Muslim Endowments and Al-Aqsa Affairs...

22 December 2014 23:15

Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani, currently in Beirut, hailed what he described as the "positive" role played by the Hezbollah in the Middle East. "There are groups that are even more effective than countries... like Hezbollah, which plays a positive role in the region," Larijani said during a lecture delivered at the Lebanese University campus in Beirut. " Hamas and Islamic Jihad...

22 December 2014 23:13

British police officials are reportedly investigating allegations against six senior parliamentarians believed to have had links with up to five pedophile rings operating at the heart of Westminster. The dossier, collected by British parliamentarian John Mann from the Labour party, is comprised of a total list of 22 high-ranking officials deemed “worthy of investigation,” the Sunday Times quoted Mann as saying. “The...

22 December 2014 23:11

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says Tehran will continue to fully support the Syrian government in its battle against terrorism and efforts aimed at helping the success of national dialog in the Arab country. “The Iranian government and nation are standing by the Syrian people and are prepared to expand all-out cooperation with the Syrian government in order to establish...

22 December 2014 23:02

Egypt has a new intelligence chief. Khaled Fawzi has sworn in before president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. Fawzi previously served as the head of the national security apparatus in the general intelligence body. He’s now replacing Mohamed Farid al-Tohami who is said to have retired due to health reasons. However, anti-government forces led by the Islamic stream argue that a rift within state...

22 December 2014 23:00

Iran has commended the recent victories by the Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmerga forces against ISIL Takfiri terrorists. Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Monday that unity, national solidarity and the Iraqi nation’s cooperation with the country’s armed forces have been the key to the recent success in the battle against terrorists. She reaffirmed Iran’s support for the Iraqi government...

22 December 2014 22:59

A Chinese political adviser and senior Communist Party official is being investigated for “suspected serious disciplinary violations.” Ling Jihua, the vice chairman of the national committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a top advisory body, was a close aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao. His son, Ling Gu, died in a Ferrari crash in the capital, Beijing, in...

22 December 2014 22:57

A senior Palestinian official says international donors have so far failed to deliver on their promises of financial assistance to the war-ravaged Gaza Strip in the wake of Israel’s 50-day onslaught on the besieged territory last summer. Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Mohammed Mustafa said on Monday that "not even one penny" has been received from major pledged donors such as Qatar,...

22 December 2014 22:56

Al-Qaeda-linked groups in Yemen have threatened to attack facilities belonging to the French oil company, Total. In a message posted on Twitter on Sunday, militants described the facilities owned by the French energy producer in Yemen as “legitimate targets” for their operations. They cautioned Muslims who work for Total in Yemen to stay away from the buildings. Yemeni militants claim Total facilities are...

22 December 2014 22:55

Veteran politician, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been declared the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election since independence from France in 1956. The 88-year-old from the Nidaa Tounes secular political party garnered 55.68 percent of the vote to overcome incumbent Moncef Marzouki, who collected 44.32 percent of the ballots, in Sunday's run-off, the electoral commission said on Monday. Exit polls had predicted...

22 December 2014 22:53

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the Palestinian issue remains a priority for the Islamic Republic. Speaking to members of Palestinian factions in the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Monday, Larijani stressed that Iran has always backed unity among Muslims. Iran would proceed with its practical support for the Palestinian people, he added. Over the past decades Israel has sought to...

22 December 2014 22:30

Kurdish fighters have pushed deeper into the flashpoint northwestern Iraqi town of Sinjar in their battle with the ISIL Takfiri militants, who have held sway over the area for months. Bakhil Elias, a Kurdish fighter, said clashes overnight and on Monday between Peshmerga fighters and ISIL members for the control of Sinjar, located 420 kilometers (260 miles) northwest of the Iraqi...

22 December 2014 20:04

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Iran and Syria have always been close to each other and Syria owes its resistance against terrorists to Iran's aids. President Assad: Syria owes its resistance against terrorists to Iran's aids In a meeting with visiting Iran's parliament Speaker Ali Larijani here on Sunday afternoon, President Assad described bilateral relations 'very warm' and 'sincere'. He stressed that Damascus...

22 December 2014 20:02

The Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Airborne Brigade of the Republican Guard (Harss Al-Jamhouri) launched a counter-attack at the Agricultural Facility located east of the Deir Ezzor Military Airport, killing scores of Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) militants and confiscating a large cache of their heavy weaponry before asserting full-control of the area. The 104th Brigade’s attack began at 6:30...

22 December 2014 19:59

Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani, currently in Beirut, hailed what he described as the "positive" role played by the Hezbollah in the Middle East. "There are groups that are even more effective than countries... like Hezbollah, which plays a positive role in the region," Larijani said during a lecture delivered at the Lebanese University campus in Beirut. " Hamas and Islamic Jihad...

22 December 2014 19:57

The Kurdish Peshmerga fighters inflicted massive losses on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in the Syrian town of Kobani, killing tens of the terrorists and injuring dozens more in heavy fighting. At least 70 ISIL terrorists were killed in fierce clashes with the Kurdish fighters over the past 24 hours. The Peshmarga fighters killed at least 20...

22 December 2014 19:54

ISIL Takfiri terrorist group has started massive troops pullout from the city of Mosul in the Western parts of Iraq following a series of gains by Peshmarga forces in the region, informed sources said on Monday. Hundreds of ISIL terrorists have started fleeing Mosul towards the Syrian borders as the Peshmarga forces regained control of the nearby Sinjar city in Nineveh...

22 December 2014 19:51

Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani cautioned the regional resistance groups and countries to see the Israeli regime and the terrorist groups as a single enemy, stressing that they are the two sides of the same coin. "All resistance lovers in the region should think of two issues, first fighting the Zionists, and second fighting the terrorist streams as they are the...

22 December 2014 19:47

BAGHDAD: On Thursday (Dec 18th), a 19-year-old suicide bomber walked up to police officers at a checkpoint in Yarmouk (central Baghdad) in a panicked frenzy, informing them that he was wearing a suicide belt, and begged for their help in removing it. A special EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) unit arrived on the scene and successfully dismantled the relatively substantial explosive belt....

22 December 2014 19:43

The World Steel Association has introduced Iran as the world’s 14th biggest producer of steel in its latest report in November. According to the report, Iran’s crude steel output totaled 1,459,000 ton this November which shows a 6.1 percent growth compared to the same period last year (1,375,000 ton). The total steel production of Iran during the last 11 months in the...

22 December 2014 19:41

Member of Hamas's political bureau Saleh al-Aruri warned Israel of unexpected surprises if it dared to launch another war on the Gaza Strip, saying its losses would be much bigger than the last confrontation. Aruri accused the Israeli occupation of seeking to drag the Palestinian resistance into another round of confrontation in order to aggravate the humanitarian situation in Gaza further. He...

22 December 2014 19:40

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Takfiri terrorist group has started massive troops pullout from the city of Mosul in the Western parts of Iraq following a series of gains by Peshmarga forces in the region, informed sources said on Monday. Hundreds of ISIL terrorists have started fleeing Mosul towards the Syrian borders as the Peshmarga...

22 December 2014 19:40

In a meeting with Iranian Parliament speaker, the Syrian FM stressed that Iran has played an effective and constructive role in dealing with regional issues. Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani who was visiting Damascus in the first leg of his regional tour to Syria, Lebanon and Iraq, met with the Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem and stressed the continuation of the...

22 December 2014 19:38

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says Tehran will continue to fully support the Syrian government in its battle against terrorism and efforts aimed at helping the success of national dialog in the Arab country. “The Iranian government and nation are standing by the Syrian people and are prepared to expand all-out cooperation with the Syrian government in order to establish...

22 December 2014 19:35

A senior Palestinian official says international donors have so far failed to deliver on their promises of financial assistance to the war-ravaged Gaza Strip in the wake of Israel’s 50-day onslaught on the besieged territory last summer. Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Mohammed Mustafa said on Monday that "not even one penny" has been received from major pledged donors such as Qatar,...

22 December 2014 19:35

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi army made a big push against the ISIL Takfiri group in the Western Anbar province, leaving more than 30 terrorists dead. The army soldiers stormed the hideouts of the militants in the area of Jazera Baghdadi and claimed the lives of dozens of the ISIL militants including two top commanders. The crisis in Iraq escalated after the ISIL...

22 December 2014 19:34

Kurdish fighters have pushed deeper into the flashpoint northwestern Iraqi town of Sinjar in their battle with the ISIL Takfiri militants, who have held sway over the area for months. Bakhil Elias, a Kurdish fighter, said clashes overnight and on Monday between Peshmerga fighters and ISIL members for the control of Sinjar, located 420 kilometers (260 miles) northwest of the Iraqi...

22 December 2014 19:33

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the Palestinian issue remains a priority for the Islamic Republic. Speaking to members of Palestinian factions in the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Monday, Larijani stressed that Iran has always backed unity among Muslims. Iran would proceed with its practical support for the Palestinian people, he added. Over the past decades Israel has sought to...

22 December 2014 19:27

Is this the Syrian dungeon where beheaded U.S. and British hostages were caged by ISIS? http://www.islamicinvitationturkey.com/video/alalam_635546755757770584_25f_4x3.mp4 Pictures show factory basement ‘where half-starved westerners were held in darkness’ This is the first glimpse inside the secret underground prison where ISIS caged Western hostages – including James Foley, Steven Sotloff and David Haines – former fellow prisoners have claimed. Freed captives told MailOnline they lived...

22 December 2014 19:14

  http://www.islamicinvitationturkey.com/video/10879069_691830404248274_2092537144_n.mp4 The Syrian army shot down an Israeli reconnaissance drone on Sunday over Quneitra province near the occupied Golan Heights, a military source told Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). According to the source, the Skylark 1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was flying above the village of al-Hadar when it was downed. Israel seized 1,200 square kilometers (460 square miles) of the Golan Heights...

22 December 2014 19:01

TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar stressed the necessity for strengthening bilateral relations with Tehran, and said the resistance group would never be coaxed into darkening these ties for short-term interests. “Reinvigoration of ties with Tehran is necessary for strengthening the resistance and is considered as a step towards the materialization of the Palestinian cause,” Zahar told FNA on Monday. He...

22 December 2014 18:48

  Iranian military has sent warning signals to extra-regional reconnaissance aircraft flying near the country’s borders over the past few days, a senior Iranian commander says. Spokesman of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base General Shahrokh Shahram said on Monday that several of the reconnaissance aircraft that received the warnings over the past two days were U-2. The ultra-high altitude aircraft are operated by...

22 December 2014 18:42

  North Korea has threatened to retaliate against the United States after it was accused of orchestrating a destructive cyberattack on Sony Pictures. In a long blistering statement, Pyongyang warned of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole US mainland,” which it described as a “cesspool of terrorism.” The statement did not specify what kind of response North Korea would take,...

22 December 2014 18:31

  Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says countries supporting terrorism in the Middle East have made a “big mistake.” “The states that back terrorist groups have made a big mistake and will face problems” because of that, Larijani said in a meeting with Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday. The top parliamentarian termed the issues...

22 December 2014 18:21

At least 20 people have been killed and dozens others injured in clashes between armed groups in the Central African Republic. The violence broke out on Friday, when anti-balaka militias, formed by the Christian majority, launched an attack against former rebels of the largely-Muslim Seleka alliance in the central region of Bambari. Bambari has been the scene of fierce clashes that have...

22 December 2014 18:13

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has expressed his country’s readiness to help Russia weather its current economic woes. Speaking to reporters over the weekend, Wang said that Moscow enjoys the “wisdom” to get out of its problems, the official China Daily reported on Monday. But, the Chinese foreign minister stressed that if Russia feels the need, “we will provide necessary assistance within...

22 December 2014 18:12

Egypt’s spymaster was removed from his post by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi as a precondition to reconciliation between the country and Qatar, Egyptian political sources have said. Al-Ahram daily, a state-run Egyptian paper, reported on Saturday that Sisi had relieved Director of Egypt’s General Intelligence Directorate Mohamed Ahmed Fareed al-Tuhami. Tuhami was relieved of the post “for the presence of a health problem...

22 December 2014 8:18

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says countries supporting terrorism in the Middle East have made a “big mistake.” “The states that back terrorist groups have made a big mistake and will face problems” because of that, Larijani said in a meeting with Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday. The top parliamentarian termed the issues...

22 December 2014 8:16

The Iraqi army has reportedly regained control of a military base in the city of Tal Afar west of Mosul in Nineveh province. Army Shia volunteers, Sunni tribes and Kurdish Peshmerga forces backed the army in the operations that led to the liberation of the base from the ISIL’s grip on Sunday. The Iraqi army and Kurdish forces have made major gains in...

22 December 2014 8:15

The main goal of the Takfiri ISIL militants in Iraq is to destroy the economy of the country, an analyst tells Press TV. Gordon Duff, a senior editor at Veterans Today, said in an exclusive interview with Press TV that despite attempts to exploit differences between Iraqi Sunnis and Shias, there is a strong single economy in Iraq, which is the...

22 December 2014 8:14

President Bashar al-Assad said the Syrians are quite aware of the truth about the situation in their own country, which opens up new prospects for religious work for drawing a line between subversive fanaticism and genuine faith. The President’s comments came during his meeting with a delegation of Muslim and Christian clergymen who are taking part in the Religious Endowments (Awqaf)...

22 December 2014 8:13

In a joint press conference with Syrian Speaker Jihad al-Laham here on Sunday, Majlis (parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani said US war against terrorism is tactical. At the beginning of the conference, al-Laham appreciated Iran's support and expressed regret over enmity of certain regional countries against Syria. Larijani said during his meetings with Syrian president and parliament speaker, they discussed important regional...

22 December 2014 8:12

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) opened machinegun fire at Palestinian farmers and houses to the south of the Gaza Strip on Sunday morning. Press sources said that IOF soldiers stationed to the east of Khan Younis opened heavy gunfire at Palestinian fields and houses to the east of Abasan in eastern Khan Younis. They noted that Israeli drones were flying over the area...

22 December 2014 7:31

Iran’s Parliament speaker has hailed Syrian government and nation’s resistance and devotion. Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani who was visiting Damascus as the first leg of his regional tour held a joint press conference with his Syrian counterpart Mohammad Jihad al-Laham and pointed to the anti-Israel position of Syria as “one of leading countries in fight against Israel, particularly at a...

22 December 2014 7:29

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

22 December 2014 7:28

Yemen’s Revolutionary Houthi movement says its Ansarullah fighters have managed to retake the Arhab district near the capital Sana’a from al-Qaeda-linked militants, Press TV reports. According to Press TV, the Ansarullah fighters on Sunday took full control of the Arhab region, which was previously under the control of militants loyal to Yemen’s al-Qaeda-linked Islah party. Militants killed dozens of Ansarullah fighters in...

22 December 2014 7:27

The poorest 10 percent of British households pay almost half of their gross income in taxes, while that figure is only 35 percent for the richest 10 percent, a new study finds. The study, conducted by the TaxPayers’ Alliance and published on Monday, found that the poorest 10 percent pay an average of 47 percent in direct and indirect taxes. According to...

22 December 2014 7:23

Saudi demonstrators have taken to the streets of Qatif in Eastern Province to protest against the Riyadh regime’s unjust imprisonment of political activists. During the Sunday rally, the demonstrators also called for the immediate release of the prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. “The imprisoned are not terrorists” and “Sheikh Nimr must be released” were among the slogans shouted by the...

22 December 2014 7:21

An Israeli reconnaissance drone has been downed over the southwestern Syrian city of al-Quneitra reportedly by the Syrian army. Citing military sources, media reports said the Skylark unmanned aerial vehicle “was brought down” on Sunday when it was doing reconnaissance over Quneitra in the Golan Heights. Quneitra is located in the demilitarized zone between Syria and the Israeli-occupied side of the Golan...

22 December 2014 7:20

British police officials are reportedly investigating allegations against six senior parliamentarians believed to have had links with up to five pedophile rings operating at the heart of Westminster. British media reported on Sunday that, three lawmakers and three members of the House of Lords have been named in a dossier handed to Scotland Yard for inquiry. The dossier, collected by British parliamentarian...

22 December 2014 0:39

In an overheard conversation at the recent White House Hanukkah Dinner, it’s been reported that when someone commented on the event saying they didn’t realize President Obama was Jewish, Obama stated in a lighthearted manner while walking away: “I am, in my soul.” In light of that statement, let’s take a short walk down memory lane and review a few of his...

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