Updated in: 16 December 2017 - 18:23
Australian Government Restores Grip on Power in By-Election

Australian Government Restores Grip on Power in By-Election

TEHRAN (defpress) - The Australian government on Saturday won a crucial by-election that restores its tenuous grip on power that was threatened by a constitutional ban on dual citizens sitting in Parliament.
Israel Fears Stone-Throwing Palestinian Children More than Arab Leaders
Hezbollah:

Israel Fears Stone-Throwing Palestinian Children More than Arab Leaders

TEHRAN (defapress)- A senior member of Hezbollah resistance group blasted the Arab countries for their weak position against the Zionist regime's policies, stressing that the stone-throwing Palestinian children are more frightening to the Israelis than Arab leaders.
Iran’s Position as Strongest Regional Power Being Strengthened
Velayati:

Iran’s Position as Strongest Regional Power Being Strengthened

TEHRAN (defapress) – Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution, praised Iran’s growing influence in the Middle East and said the country’s position as the strongest power in the region is being strengthened.
South African President Zuma Faces Replacement

South African President Zuma Faces Replacement

TEHRAN (defapress) - After surviving several votes of no confidence in parliament, South African President and ruling African National Congress (ANC) leader Jacob Zuma currently faces the prospect of being replaced, which may be announced during the ongoing ANC's selective conference.
Putin Confident in Strengthening of Strategic Partnership with Kazakhstan

Putin Confident in Strengthening of Strategic Partnership with Kazakhstan

TEHRAN (defapress) - Russian president has congratulated Kazakh leader on the Independence Day of Kazakhstan expressing confidence in "strengthening of strategic partnership and alliance between Russia and Kazakhstan for the benefit of two nations and for ensuring international security and stability."
Intelligence Minister Vows to Boost Investment Security in Iran

Intelligence Minister Vows to Boost Investment Security in Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi underlined that his ministry attaches great significance to efforts to boost security investment in the Islamic Republic.
Envoy Dismisses Allegations about Supply of Iranian Missiles to Yemen

Envoy Dismisses Allegations about Supply of Iranian Missiles to Yemen

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Ambassador to Jordan Ferdosipour joined a wide range of other senior officials to reject the US allegations that his country has supplied missiles to the Ansarullah movement in Yemen.
Deputy Minister Underlines Iran, Turkey's Serious Anti-Terrorism Cooperation

Deputy Minister Underlines Iran, Turkey's Serious Anti-Terrorism Cooperation

TEHRAN (defapress)- Tehran and Ankara have increased their cooperation in fighting terrorist groups, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaqari said on Saturday.
North Korea Nukes Could Hit UK in 6 Months
Boris Johnson:

North Korea Nukes Could Hit UK in 6 Months

TEHRAN (defapress)- Foreign secretary Boris Johnson warned the missiles being developed by North Korea could hit the UK within six months.
'Presumption of innocence, mercy' cornerstones of Iran judiciary
Shamkhani:

'Presumption of innocence, mercy' cornerstones of Iran judiciary

TEHRAN (defapress) – Ali Shamkhani in a session reviewing the manifestation of human rights in Iran's penal code called the presumption of innocence and mercy as the two cornerstones of Iran’s judicial system.
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