Updated in: 12 July 2020 - 14:27
UN Security Council renews Syria aid via Turkey

UN Security Council renews Syria aid via Turkey

TEHRAN (defapress) – 15-member UN top body authorized delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria through one Turkish border gate.
Netanyahu Banned from Naming Police, Judges
Israel:

Netanyahu Banned from Naming Police, Judges

TEHRAN (defapress)- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been prevented from appointing police and judicial officials due to his corruption trial.
Russia’s FM Mocks Intel on Bounties to Taliban

Russia’s FM Mocks Intel on Bounties to Taliban

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russia’s top diplomat on Friday dismissed US intelligence information alleging that Moscow offered bounties to the Taliban for killing American soldiers as a product of election year politics in Washington.
US continues to smuggle Syrian fuel

US continues to smuggle Syrian fuel

TEHRAN (defapress) – The US occupation forces have smuggled another batch of fuel from Syria in continuation of their illegal presence in the country’s oilfields.
UNSC rejects Russian-drafted res. on border aid to Syria

UNSC rejects Russian-drafted res. on border aid to Syria

TEHRAN (defapress) – The UN Security Council has rejected a Russian-drafted resolution that reportedly seeks to authorize the cross-border humanitarian aid delivery mechanism in northwestern Syria from Turkey through one crossing for a year.
Trump's Planned Order on 'Dreamer' Immigrants Not to Include Amnesty

Trump's Planned Order on 'Dreamer' Immigrants Not to Include Amnesty

TEHRAN (defapress) – US President Donald Trump’s planned executive order on immigration will not include amnesty for migrants who are in the United States illegally but arrived in the country as children, a White House spokesman said on Friday.
Return to INF Treaty Impossible after US Withdrawal
Russian Deputy FM:

Return to INF Treaty Impossible after US Withdrawal

TEHRAN (defapress) – The US withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty has become an irreparable mistake, which makes the return to the agreement impossible, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.
Police:

Seoul Mayor Found Dead Hours after Reported Missing

TEHRAN (defapress) - Seoul Mayor Park Won Soon was found dead in Seoul on Friday, hours after he was reported missing, police said.
US to never succeed in extending Iran arms embargo
Russia:

US to never succeed in extending Iran arms embargo

TEHRAN (defapress) – The US draft resolution on extending the United Nations' arms embargo on Iran has no chance of succeeding, the Russian permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia, said on Thursday.
Violence Erupts at Rally in Athens against New Protest Law
Greece:

Violence Erupts at Rally in Athens against New Protest Law

TEHRAN (defapress) - Violence broke out in Athens late Thursday during a mass demonstration against a new law to curb public protests, leaving six police officers injured.