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TEHRAN (FNA)- Amnesty International on Thursday condemned the United States and Britain for transferring arms to Saudi Arabia to use in its war in Yemen.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi government troops liberated more than 60 percent of Western Mosul from the ISIL terror group, local media said.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Militants of Fatah al-Sham Front terrorist group, also known as al-Nusra Front, as well as other allied groups, attacked several villages North of the city of Hama in Syria, killing over two dozen people, a security source said.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Republican politician said the US spy agencies scooped up the communications of members of Donald Trump's presidential transition team late last year, possibly including those of the president-elect himself,
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli construction of illegal settlement homes in the occupied West Bank rose by 40 percent in 2016 compared with the previous year, latest figures showed.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Humanitarian groups demanded access to civilians on the brink of famine in Yemen, describing the two-year Saudi-led war in the Arab world’s poorest state as an “open-air massacre”.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian President Bashar Assad warned that terrorism in Syria and in the Arab world in general is aimed at undermining the Arab identity, and called for adopting a collective project through deep party and social dialogue to counter the thraet, as he met a Tunisian delegation in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country’s defense technology has proved its “exceptional reliability and efficiency” during the ongoing fight against the ISIL terror group.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army units fended off massive attacks of the al-Nusra (Fatah al-Sham) Front on their positions in Souran and Khattab in Northern Hama, inflicting heavy casualties on the militants.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army, supported by the air force, repulsed terrorists' attacks in the Northern parts of Jobar, killing more than 150 militants.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army continued operations in Eastern Aleppo and gained military control over Deir Hafer city after winning back several towns and a strategic hill surrounding the city.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US-led coalition fighter jets pounded a school in al-Mansoureh city West of Raqqa city that hosted 50 displaced families, killing tens of civilians.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Terrorist groups have started pounding residential areas in Damascus province after their numerous attacks to break through the army's defense lines and escape the soldiers' siege failed all throughout the last two weeks. In the latest case, a number of civilians were injured as militants shelled Jobar in Eastern Damascus. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The terrorist groups stationed in Eastern Ghouta of Damascus started a new round of assaults in Jobar region, but the Syrian army forces warded off all their attacks. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Arabia has been striking Yemen since March 2015 to restore power to fugitive president Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh. The Saudi-led aggression has so far killed at least 13,100 Yemenis, including hundreds of women and children. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Families flee the fighting in West Mosul, as Iraqi government troops battle to regain control of the city which is the largest urban population center still held by the ISIL. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- ISIL executed possibly hundreds of detainees between 2014 and 2015, leaving the bodies in a sinkhole eight kilometers (about 5 miles) West of Iraqi Northern city of Mosul, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday in its press release.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A military expert attending the Lima 2017 Maritime and Aerospace show in Peru said the marketability of Russian military hardware has been given a boost because of their performance in the Syrian theater of operations.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- European countries should follow the example of Russia, China and Iran and assist Syria in the war on terror, Aleppo Governor Hussain Diab said at a meeting with a parliamentary delegation comprising members of the Russian State Duma and representatives of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Turkish foreign ministry officials will meet with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in Ankara.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused the United States of putting pressure on foreign governments to ensure their support in meddling in Venezuela's affairs.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi government forces made more territorial gains in Mosul as they are battling in joint operations with allied fighters to flush ISIL militants out of their last urban stronghold in the crisis-hit Arab country.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Leaders from various Palestinian political factions wrote a letter to the United Nations in protest against the removal of a report criticizing Israel for imposing an "apartheid regime" of racial discrimination on the Palestinian people.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Palestinian was killed and two others injured before dawn on Wednesday by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza, according to a Palestinian official.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US-led coalition fighter jets pounded a school in al-Mansoureh city West of Raqqa city that hosts 50 displaced families.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army intensified its offensives against the ISIL and al-Nusra (Fatah al-Sham) Front terrorists in Homs, killing and wounding tens of militants.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi legislator voiced suspicion over US President Donald Trump's pledge to support Iraq in the fight against terrorism and reconstruction of the country, stressing that the ISIL had been annihilated long before if Washington would have remained committed to its undertakings.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army units, backed by the air force, killed tens of al-Nusra (Fatah al-Sham) Front and ISIL terrorists and destroyed their vehicles and positions in different areas in the Northern parts of Hama province.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- ISIL continues to suffer loss and damage under the Syrian army's heavy attacks in Deir Ezzur province. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Bahraini demonstrators continue to hold anti-regime protests in support of democracy and an activist who died in regime custody. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian army soldiers managed to regain control of all the points in Damascus province infiltrated by the terrorists. The Takfiri militants had captured the areas after launching an attack overnight through underground tunnels. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi soldiers and air force continue to fight against the ISIL in Mosul, pushing deeper into the Western neighborhoods. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei felicitated President Hassan Rouhani on the advent of Nowruz, the start of the New Persian Year, and wished success for his government in serving the Iranian people.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran warned that the country would take up its previous path of nuclear advancement if the US continues violation of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and the world powers.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Amnesty International said t is appalled by the arrest of prominent human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor in the United Arab Emirates, fearing he could be tortured in jail.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri stressed his country's enthusiasm for the further expansion of relations with Tunisia in all fields.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani announced that Kabul and Tehran have recently held constructive talks on increasing security cooperation between the two countries.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- FBI Director James Comey confirmed an ongoing investigation Monday of possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and Russian authorities, local media said.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The clocks in Iran would go forward by one hour at midnight of Tuesday-Wednesday to use daylight saving time.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States boycotted a Human Rights Council session focusing on Palestinian areas, citing what it called the council's "long-standing bias against Israel" that threatens the credibility of the UN-supported body.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Denmark summoned Turkey’s charge d’affaires on the heels of a report that Danish citizens of Turkish origin might have been blacklisted and accused of treason on the basis of tips submitted by Turkish government sympathizers via a special hotline.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Libya rescued 420 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, a navy spokesman said, but three were found dead and 30 reported missing.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Defense Ministry rejected reports claiming the country is creating a new base in Syria and said that Russia has no plan to create new bases in Syria.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian President Bashar Assad reacted to Israeli threats about consequences of any further attack on Israeli aircraft by Syria and said protection of Syria's borders is the right and duty of Syrian authorities.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Air Force struck and destroyed the positions of the ISIL in Eastern Homs province as Syrian army troops continued to recapture more strategic regions. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army forces fended off the Al-Nusra Front's heavy offensive on their positions in Jobar region in Damascus province after inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists. PLEASE DON'T WATCH IF YOU'RE UNDER AGE OR HAVE HEART PROBLEMS OR MENTAL ILLNESS. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of Yemeni fighters have joined the army and Ansarullah forces to fight against Saudi Arabia and its allies as Riyadh's deadly air campaign continues to kill and wound more civilians. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Over 1400 militants and members of their families left al-Waer neighborhood in the Western outskirts of Homs city. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi Army's Nineveh Operations Command announced that the country's counter-terrorism troops liberated Naples neighborhood, and raised Iraqi flag over its buildings.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- US's House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes reiterated that “no evidence of collusion” between Donald Trump’s team and Russia has been found ahead of the first public hearing on the matter.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least one civilian lost his life after an Israeli unmanned combat aerial vehicle carried out an attack in Syria’s Southern province of Quneitra, reports said.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi intelligence sources revealed that Iraqi airstrikes killed six senior ISIL figures in Mosul, local media said.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Three American troops were wounded when an Afghan soldier opened fire in Southern Helmand province, officials said, in the first known "insider attack" on international forces this year.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Protestors marched across the French capital Paris to condemn police brutality after the recent baton-rape of a young man, torture and deaths in police custody.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new poll showed that US President Donald Trump’s approval rating has hit a new low.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- More militants ended fight against the Syrian Army in Homs province and received government amnesty, local sources declared on Monday.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The official spokesman of the Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Sharq Luqman, underlined that the country is in possession of advanced missiles which can hit the Saudi capital.
 
TEHRNA (FNA)- The Syrian army forces pushed back the terrorists' massive offensive on their positions in the Northern parts of Jobar and laid siege on tens of militants in the region after launching a new military operation.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army troops continued their anti-terrorism operations in the Eastern parts of Homs province, stretching their chain of security around the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur).
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Authorities in Peru declared that the intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding being experienced in the country are the worst seen in two decades, with the death toll since the beginning of the year having hit 72. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Bahraini police clashed with demonstrators who poured to the streets in support of an activist who died in regime custody. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The recent victories of Iraq's military troops in the Western part of Mosul in Nineveh province have pushed the Takfiri terrorists to the threshold of complete failure. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi army forces continue military operation to retake the Western part of Mosul in Nineveh province, pushing ISIL back from more regions. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The United Nations (UN)’s former special representative for Somalia has warned of the looming threat of famine in the Horn of Africa country, calling for immediate action to stop a potential humanitarian disaster. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the non-participation of Syrian opposition groups in the latest meeting of Astana talks shows the desire of some countries to hinder solution of the crisis in Syria.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lebanon's Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah criticized the United Nations for withdrawing an ESCWA report documenting Israeli crimes against Palestinians, saying the international body caved in to US and Israeli pressures by removing the report and the move once against proved that 'this organization is under the control of the US'.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 2,500 former members of the UK armed forces entered the prison system last year, with experts warning a disproportionate number were being jailed for serious violence and sexual offenses.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least six civilians lost their lives when Saudi fighter jets carried out an airstrike in Yemen’s Southwestern province of Ta'izz as the Riyadh regime continues with its atrocious aerial bombardment campaign against its impoverished Southern neighbor.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new poll Showed a majority of young Americans view Donald Trump's presidency as illegitimate, including about three-quarters of black people and nearly half of whites.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Reports said Yemen's popular forces and their allies in the country's army fired a long-range ballistic missile at an airbase in the Saudi capital Riyadh, marking the second such attack on the city.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iraqi Federal Police announced that the security forces are only 600 meters away the Great Mosque of Nuri, in Western Mosul.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army continued military operations to establish security in the capital city and its outskirts, and drove the al-Nusra (Fatah al-Sham) Front terrorists out of more regions.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian media reported that more than 1,400 militants who rejected the government's peace offer have left al-Wa'er district in Homs province along with their family members.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army continued anti-ISIL military operations in Eastern Aleppo, expanding the range of its advances near Deir Hafer and retaking control of several villages.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army soldiers laid siege on the strategic town of Deir Hafer in Eastern Aleppo from the Northern, Western and Southern directions after taking control of the town of al-Harmal.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria has been mired in bloody war since March 2011, with Damascus forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad fighting numerous terrorist groups. Turkey and Ankara-backed militants launched 'Euphrates Shield' military operation in Syria in August 2016. Since then, tens of civilians have been massacred in bloody battle between militants and the ISIL, while the town has suffered massive destruction. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops fended off a heavy attack of the ISIL terrorists on their positions near Deir Ezzur Airbase, killing or wounding a large number of militants. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi Armed Forces continue to fight against the ISIL in Mosul, pushing deeper into the Western neighborhoods. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Yemenis took to the streets of the capital, Sana’a, in protest against the ongoing Saudi aggression as well as the blockade against the war-torn country. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and Syria are living in poor conditions in European camps. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The ISIL power is declining in Raqqa and Mosul, a Russian daily reported, adding that the terrorist group is now very much likely to pick up Deir Ezzur as its new self-proclaimed capital.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of terrorists who have turned down the government's peace offer will soon start evacuating al-Wa'er district in Homs province.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army, supported by the air force, repelled two ISIL offensives against their positions near Deir Ezzur airbase and the surrounding areas of Regiment 137, inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria announced in its latest report that militants in more regions laid down arms and joined peace with the Damascus government in the last 24 hours.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi Federal Police command said its forces recaptured some areas near Central Mosul’s Old City, hours after operations were reported to have slowed down due to bad weather.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria said that the recent Israeli aggression is a violation of international law, the UN Charter, and the sovereignty and the sanctity of Syrian territory, noting that the aggression is part of a long series of attacks carried out by Israel to support its agents in the terrorist war on Syria.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A shooting and a police operation were reported on social media from the Orly airport in Paris with video footage suggests that a part of the airport has been evacuated.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army scored more victories against the terrorists in Eastern Homs and advanced in important areas East of the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur).
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army troops continued operations near Kuweires airbase in Eastern Aleppo, and advanced in several more regions.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army continued military operations in Eastern Aleppo and regained control of all villages located to the South of Kuweires airbase.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- An ISIL commander who destroyed a part of the historic ruins in the ancient city of Palmyra in 2015 was killed by the Syrian army in Eastern Homs.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Mohammad Sahvan's death sparked new wave of anti-regime protest rallies across Bahrain on Friday, after the anti-regime activist died of his wounds in detention. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- As displacement from Western Mosul continues unabated, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is opening two new camps and asking donors for additional funding to help protect and shelter those forced to flee. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi forces said Monday that they have taken more territory from ISIL terrorists and were searching for militants and bombs on the edge of the Old City as they press an offensive in West Mosul streets. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Saudi airstrike in Yemen struck a boat in the Red Sea, killing 31 Somali refugees and wounding 25 others. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi forces battling ISIL terrorists in Mosul advanced into the Old City and around the al-Nuri mosque on Friday trying to seal off a main road to prevent militants from sending in suicide bombers. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- A suicide car bomber killed an Afghan National Army soldier in a Taliban attack on a base in Southeastern Afghanistan early Friday, an official said.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari underlined that his forces will thwart all potential threats against the country's cargo ships and oil tankers in the international waters.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Pakistani Navies held a joint military drill in the Southern waters of the Sea of Oman.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- South Korea considerably increased its crude oil imports from Iran in February as compared to last year's corresponding period.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Remember that USB stick that would destroy almost anything in its path, from laptops, photo booths, kiosks, to even cars? Now there's a new version, and it's even more dangerous than before.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- An enormous young planet approximately 300 light-years from Earth has given astrophysicists a rare glimpse into planetary evolution.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Qualcomm announced today that it will be making some branding changes to its Snapdragon chipsets. From now on, they'll be called 'platforms' instead of processors.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 50 million years ago, when the Earth experienced a series of extreme global warming events, early mammals responded by shrinking in size.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria’s Deputy UN Ambassador Mounzer Mounzer, in a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, urged the international body to do its best to prevent US air raids on the war-hit country's infrastructures, including dams and bridges over the Euphrates River.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army and resistance fighters backed by the country's air force advanced deep into a key region in Homs province in fierce clashes with the militants.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Over 100 civilians were killed and wounded in the US warplanes' air raid on a mosque in a village in Northwestern Syria, local sources said.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops continued to advance against ISIL in Eastern Homs and managed to push the terrorists back from more territories in the Eastern direction of the newly-liberated city of Palmyra (Tadmur), media source said.
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraq's Armed Forces imposed full control over Badush region Northwest of Mosul, cementing control over the main road between Tal Afar and Mosul. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian National Defense Forces, backed up by the country's Air Force, repelled heavy attacks of the ISIL in the Southern and Southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzur city, inflicting heavy losses on the militants. [VIDEO]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Harrowing photos show a battle-hardened Iraqi soldier was brought to tears after uncovering the remains of a little girl murdered by ISIL that was found in a mass grave of some 24 victims - most of them children - in Mosul, Northern Iraq. [PHOTOS]
 
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraq's Joint Special Operations Command said government troops have concentrated their efforts on hunting down the ring leader of ISIL terror group and prepared for a raid to arrest or eliminate him as soon as his exact location is uncovered. [PHOTOS]