PressTV-UK probes Saudi-funded TV for praising Iran attack

The UK’s media regulator Ofcom is investigating a TV channel based in the country with direct links to Saudi Arabia which condoned a recent terrorist attack in Iran that killed 24 people, including children.

“We are assessing this news program as a priority against our broadcasting rules,” a spokesperson of Ofcom told the Guardian newspaper on Monday more than two weeks after Iran International aired an interview with the spokesman of a banned terrorist group which hailed the attack on a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz.  

Yacoub Hor al-Tostari, the spokesman of the al-Ahvaziyah terrorist group, appeared in an interview with Iran International praising the attack in Ahvaz.

There were earlier reports indicating that al-Ahvaziyah had claimed the responsibility for the attack in Ahvaz. However, the group later withdrew the claims. Daesh, a Takfiri terrorist group, which has almost been obliterated from its…

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