Saudi Dies after Setting Himself on Fire in Protest

Saudi Dies after Setting Himself on Fire in Protest Saudi Dies after Setting Himself on Fire in Protest TEHRAN (FNA)- A Saudi man died after setting himself on fire in protest at his treatment by authorities. Sources told BBC Arabic that more than 100 hundred people gathered outside the police department in capital Riyadh in…

Dozens Injured in Head-on Train Crash in Connecticut

Dozens Injured in Head-on Train Crash in Connecticut Dozens Injured in Head-on Train Crash in Connecticut TEHRAN (FNA)- About 60 people have been injured, five critically, after a head-on, rush-hour collision between two commuter trains near New York City, officials said. Some 250 people were on the trains involved in Friday evening’s crash. No fatalities…

Cuba: Ties with Russia under Full Expansion

Cuba: Ties with Russia under Full Expansion Cuba: Ties with Russia under Full Expansion TEHRAN (FNA)- The relations between Cuba and Russia are under full expansion, president of Cuban Parliament Esteban Lazo said. Lazo made the remarks on Friday after signing an agreement with the visiting leader of Russian Senate, Valentina Matviyenko, to boost the…

Protesters cripple Libya oil terminal

Protesters cripple Libya oil terminal   Libyan Deputy Oil Minister Omar Shakmak says protestors have forced a major oil terminal to halt its operations for the second time in six months in eastern part of the North African country.   According to a statement released by Shakmak, dozens demonstrated at Zueitina oil terminal located some…

Turkey bogged down in terror quagmire: Analyst

Turkey bogged down in terror quagmire: Analyst Turkey’s PM Erdogan went to Washington this week with a shopping list for more direct American intervention in the NATO regime-change operation in Syria.   The Turkish PM was given the diplomatic courtesy of a lengthy meeting in the White House with President Barack Obama, followed by a…