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Syrian President grants pardons to army deserters – if...

SHAFAQNA  - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has issued a decree pardoning all army deserters and other military-related crimes. The decree grants amnesty...

NGOs Condemn Violence Against Protesters on Fifth Anniversary of...

SHAFAQNA - Sunday, 14 February 2016, marked the fifth anniversary of Bahrain’s peaceful uprising. Bahraini people took to the streets...

Syrian army continues advances against terror militants in Latakia

SHAFAQNA -  The Syrian Arab Army’s 103rd Brigade (commando brigade) of the Republican Guard and their allies are swiftly...

Saudi Troops into Syria: The “Gates of Hell” Will...

SHAFAQNA- here are three possible scenarios in Syria Participation of Arab troops  in Syria is not excluded. A high-ranking officer within...

OPEC nervous as Iran resumes delivery to Europe

SHAFAQNA - Only hours after news emerged that Iran has shipped its first oil cargo to Europe in multiple years...

Turkey and KSA back Daesh efforts in Syria in...

SHAFAQNA - As demonstrated by Turkey military efforts against Kurdish positions in northern Syria this weekend, Ankara, and its...

Aden falls prey to chaos while under de facto...

SHAFAQNA - Since the Yemeni southern seaport city of Aden fell to the control of the Saudi-led coalition, under...

Riyadh prepares for ground invasion in Syria

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia will send special forces to Syria to fight the Islamic State (ISIL, or Daesh in Arabic)...
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Anti-Syria militants receive “excellent quantities” of missiles

SHAFAQNA - Syrian militants say they have received "excellent quantities" of missiles from their foreign backers to help them stand...

Millions of Iranians Rally to Mark Islamic Revolution Victory

SHAFAQNA - Iranian people from different walks of life, carrying flags and banners in support of the Islamic Republic, poured...

Palestinian teen shot dead during clashes in Hebron’s al-Arrub...

SHAFAQNA - Israeli forces shot dead a 16-year-old Palestinian during clashes in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron's...

Is Erdogan mad enough to invade Syria?

SHAFAQNA- The Russia Defense Ministry said today it has reasons to believe that Turkey is more likely planning a military...

Syrian cities under siege – truth versus fiction

SHAFAQNA - Earlier this January media broke the story of Madaya, a Syrian town whose people had been made to...

Madrid airport sounds alarm after bomb threat on Saudi...

SHAFAQNA- A general alert was issued at Madrid’s Barajas airport shortly after midday on Thursday after the captain of a...

Besieged Shiite towns in Syria are finally free

SHAFAQNA - The Syrian army broke the terrorists' four-year-long siege of the Shiite-populated towns of Nubl and Al-Zahra in Northern...

Can Hariri coexist with a strong Christian president in...

SHAFAQNA- In potentially the most abrupt U-turn in Lebanese politics since the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding in February...

Death toll rises among Kurds trapped in Turkey’s southeastern...

SHAFAQNA - Over 20 injured people have been trapped in a basement for over a week in the Cizre district...

Terror attack against holy shrine of Lady Zaynab in...

SHAFAQNA - A triple bombing killed at least 50 people in a predominantly Shiite suburb south of the Syrian capital...

MSF Slams Saudi Attacks on Hospitals, Medical Staff in...

SHAFAQNA- Jason Cone, the executive director of the group in the US, said on Friday that Saudi military aircraft has...

Saudi-led Attacks on Yemeni Civilians Violate Humanitarian Law: UN

SHAFAQNA- The UN experts have called on the UN Security Council to "investigate reports of violations of international humanitarian law...

UN panel denounces war in Yemen as a rights...

SHAFAQNA - A UN panel of experts says Saudi Arabia’s months-long war on impoverished Yemen has violated the humanitarian law...

US and Iran normalize relations – air travel to...

SHAFAQNA - Talks are underway about resuming direct commercial flights between Iran and the US. The plan is being backed...

Our Iraq ambassador not representing us: Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says recent controversial remarks made by the country’s ambassador to Iraq do not...

‘A Letter for Second Thought’ unveiled in Tehran

SHAFAQNA - ‘A Letter for Second Thought’ compiled by Rouh Al-Amin Saeedi was unveiled at Mehr News Agency on Jan....

Fresh Rallies in Bahrain in Solidarity with Sheikh Salman

SHAFAQNA- The protesters staged rallies in Diraz village after Friday prayers, calling for the immediate release of Sheikh Salman, who...

“Israel prefers ISIL to Iran” says Israel Defense Minister

SHAFAQNA - Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon declared on Tuesday that Tel Aviv prefers the ISIL terrorist group over...

Daesh destroys Christian monestary

SHAFAQNA - In yet another gruesome display of religious intolerance and violence, Daesh aka ISIL targeted a Christian monastery...

Senior Pakistani Shia Scholar: PM and Army Chief’s mediation...

SHAFAQNA- Central Secretary General of MWM Pakistan Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jafri while appreciating the uplifting of international sanctions on...

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