Updated in: 19 September 2020 - 13:10
E3 Says UN Sanctions Relief for Iran to Continue Beyond Sept. 20

E3 Says UN Sanctions Relief for Iran to Continue Beyond Sept. 20

TEHRAN (defapress) - Britain, France and Germany told the UN Security Council that UN sanctions relief for Iran - agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal - would continue beyond Sept. 20, when the United States asserts that all the measures should be reimposed.
South Africa Security Agency Says No Evidence of Alleged Iran’s Plot to Kill US Envoy

South Africa Security Agency Says No Evidence of Alleged Iran’s Plot to Kill US Envoy

TEHRAN (defapress) - South Africa's state security agency said it had found no evidence that Iran was plotting to assassinate the US ambassador to Pretoria, Lana Marks.
Trump Claims Russia Created Hypersonic Missile after Receiving Info about It from US

Trump Claims Russia Created Hypersonic Missile after Receiving Info about It from US

TEHRAN (defapress) - US President Donald Trump claimed on Friday that Russia created its hypersonic missile after receiving information about such technologies from the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama.
France rejects US’ allegations against Hezbollah

France rejects US’ allegations against Hezbollah

TEHRAN (defapress) – Paris has rejected US allegations against Hezbollah, noting that there is no evidence showing Hezbollah’s storing explosives in France.
US Treasury Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Entities, Individuals

US Treasury Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Entities, Individuals

TEHRAN (defapress) - The United States has imposed sanctions on two Iranian entities and 45 associated individuals, the US Treasury Department said.
EU Parliament Urges Arms Embargo on Saudi Arabia

EU Parliament Urges Arms Embargo on Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (defapress)- The European Parliament on Thursday urged the EU member states to impose arms embargo on Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Yemen war.
Biden Says Trump Should Step Down over Coronavirus Response

Biden Says Trump Should Step Down over Coronavirus Response

TEHRAN (defapress)- Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said President Donald Trump should step down over his coronavirus response during a town hall just outside of Scranton, Pa., on Thursday evening.
Head of Libya's GNA Says He Wants to Quit by End of October

Head of Libya's GNA Says He Wants to Quit by End of October

TEHRAN (defapress)- Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of Libya's internationally-recognized government, stated he wants to quit by the end of October and hand over power to a new executive authority as efforts to find a political solution to the country's years-long conflict gather pace.
Trump Administration Pursues Same Tactics as Terrorist Groups
Syria:

Trump Administration Pursues Same Tactics as Terrorist Groups

TEHRAN (defapress) – Syria censured US President Donald Trump over his blatant desire for the assassination of President Bashar al-Assad, likening Washington to a ‘terrorist group.’
Trump Contradicts Top Health Official on Vaccine, Masks: 'He Was Confused'

Trump Contradicts Top Health Official on Vaccine, Masks: 'He Was Confused'

TEHRAN (defapress) – US President Donald Trump took exception on Wednesday to comments from the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who said a vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be broadly rolled out in mid-2021 and that masks might be even more effective.