TEHRAN, April 29, YJC -North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from a location north of the capital Pyongyang, but it exploded shortly after liftoff, the US and South Korean militaries say.
TEHRAN, April 28, YJC -Members of the Palestinian resistance movement Islamic Jihad in the besieged Gaza Strip have gone on a mass hunger strike to show support for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have been refusing to eat for nearly two weeks.
TEHRAN, April 28, YJC -China has once again warned that the tensions involving North Korea could slip out of control, as a war of words between Washington and Pyongyang remains likely to turn into a war of bullets.
TEHRAN, April 28, YJC - The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan has announced the start of its so-called spring offensive, a heightened campaign of bombings, ambush attacks, and other raids that begins as weather conditions improve.
TEHRAN, April 27, YJC - Iraqi fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units have managed to gain complete control of the ancient city of Hatra southwest of Mosul, as they are helping government troops with battles to drive Daesh Takfiri terrorists out of their last urban stronghold in the Arab country.
TEHRAN, April 27, YJC - The World Bank has expressed deep concern about the deteriorating life conditions in the Gaza Strip, saying that constant fuel shortages and frequent power cuts have brought the Israeli-besieged enclave to the brink of a “humanitarian crisis.”
TEHRAN, April 27, YJC - A large explosion has hit the area of Damascus International Airport, with some reports pointing to a possible Israeli airstrike.
TEHRAN, April 26, YJC - Darrin Zammit Lupi, Reuters photographer in Mediterranean Sea, is on a rescue boat recording moments of rescuing migrants at sea.
TEHRAN, April 26, YJC - Turkish officials say the United States and Russia were informed in advance of a recent airstrike carried out on the positions of suspected Kurdish militants in Syria and Iraq.
The UN Commission on the Status of Women - a body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women – has been the subject of massive criticism for its recent decision to elect Saudi Arabia, a country notorious for its rampant violation of women’s rights, as its member. Press TV has talked to TEHRAN, April 26, YJC -Catherine Shakdam, director of Shafaqna Institute for Middle Eastern Studies, as well as Lawrence J. Korb, former US assistant secretary of defense, to get their opinions on this issue.