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Daily Archives: June 3, 2017

Lebanese mark anniv. of Imam Khomeini’s passing

A ceremony has been held in the Lebanese capital Beirut to mark the 28th anniversary of the passing of the founder of Iran’s Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini. The event highlighted Imam Khomeini’s leading role in fighting oppression and promoting unity among Muslims. Press TV correspondent Lamees Karout has attended the ...

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CIA names hard-liner as new spying chief for Iran: Report

The US Central Intelligence Agency has appointed Michael D’Andrea as its new Iran operations chief, a man who previously oversaw the hunt for former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. The CIA refuses to acknowledge the move but former and current agency officials have confirmed it, The New York Times reported Friday. ...

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Afghan authorities lock down Kabul after protest clashes

Afghan authorities have blocked the streets in the center of the country’s capital of Kabul after a recent demonstration led to deadly clashes between police and protesters. Saturday marked the second day of anti-government protests in Kabul days after a massive truck bomb attack hit the most secure part of ...

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May, Corbyn face tough television grilling from voters

UK Prime Minister Theresa May and her chief rival in the June 8 general election, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, have answered tough question by voters in a televised program. The two leaders, who won’t be debating each other because of May’s refusal, took turns on the BBC’s Question Time on Friday ...

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US becoming a rogue nation under Trump’s leadership: Analyst

The United States is rapidly becoming a rogue nation under the leadership of Republican President Donald Trump, according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.  Hoenig, a former Green Party candidate for Congress, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Friday while commenting on Trump’s ...

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Pakistan-India Champions Trophy clash just a day away

BIRMINGHAM  – The preparations of Pakistan are in full swing as the mega clash of Champions Trophy with defending champions India, also the most awaited cricketing event of the year, is just a day away. The Green Shirts are practicing hard in Birmingham, and the team are ready to conquer ...

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Bahraini foreign minister’s twitter account hacked

Bahrain says hackers have targeted the twitter account of Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah and left posts against the royal family and in support of anti-regime protesters. “The account of H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs has been hacked. Kindly be aware,” the Bahraini Foreign Ministry said in a ...

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Pakistan accuses Indian forces of ‘unprovoked’ shootings on Kashmir village

Pakistani and Indian troops have traded gunfire at the border dividing Kashmir between the two neighbors, wounding two villagers in the Islamabad-administered part of the disputed Himalayan region. On Saturday, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria said India’s military is resorting to “unprovoked” firing at Kashmir’s ceasefire line, censuring the ...

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Morocco king skirts Africa summit to avoid Bibi

Morocco’s monarch Mohammed VI is to avoid an upcoming summit of African leaders as it is also to be joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The meeting of the intergovernmental body of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is to take place in Liberia on Sunday, The Jerusalem ...

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