Updated in: 15 October 2018 - 12:47
Iran, Turkey to Open New Border Checkpoints
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Iran, Turkey to Open New Border Checkpoints

TEHRAN (defapress) – The governor-general of Iran’s northwestern province of West Azerbaijan announced that two border checkpoints are planned to be set up along the province’s border with Turkey.
Trump Threatens Another Round of China Tariffs

Trump Threatens Another Round of China Tariffs

TEHRAN (defapress) - US President Donald Trump threatened to impose another round of tariffs on China and warned that Chinese meddling in US politics is a “bigger problem” than Russian involvement in the 2016 election.
Deputy police chief says Iran seized 500 tons of narcotics in 9 months

Deputy police chief says Iran seized 500 tons of narcotics in 9 months

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran's Deputy Police Chief Momeni said Mon. that Iran has carried out over 1,000 counter-narcotics operations in the past 9 months, confiscating 500 tons of various kinds of narcotics and busting 1,241 smuggling rings.
Iranian envoy calls for boosting Tehran-Damascus economic ties

Iranian envoy calls for boosting Tehran-Damascus economic ties

TEHRAN (defapress) – Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Syria Javad Torkabadi expressed Tehran’s readiness to enhance economic ties with Damascus, and called for studying the conditions and capacities of both sides.
Iran Hits Back at US Officials over Anti-Tehran Allegations

Iran Hits Back at US Officials over Anti-Tehran Allegations

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi dismissed Washington’s recent allegations against Tehran as “false and repetitive” and said such remarks are rooted in US failures in the face of the Islamic Republic.
Syrian Army makes new advance in al-Safa hills, Sweida

Syrian Army makes new advance in al-Safa hills, Sweida

TEHRAN (defapress) – The military operations conducted by the Syrian Arab Army continued in the rocky cliffs adjacent to al-Safa hills in Sweida eastern Badyia (desert), tightening grip on ISIL remnants positioned in the area.
US Senator Urges Action against Saudi over Khashoggi Case

US Senator Urges Action against Saudi over Khashoggi Case

TEHRAN (defaperess) – Republican US Senator Marco Rubio said the United States must confront Saudi Arabia or risk losing credibility on human rights, if allegations are proven true that the Saudi government orchestrated the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Turkish President, Saudi King Discuss Khashoggi Case

Turkish President, Saudi King Discuss Khashoggi Case

TEHRAN (defapress) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and King Salman of Saudi Arabia spoke by telephone and discussed the investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish presidential sources said.
300 terrorist teams dismantled so far in Iran
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry:

300 terrorist teams dismantled so far in Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said it has so far eliminated 300 terrorist groups inside country and has killed their members.
196 suspects detained over foreign currency crimes

196 suspects detained over foreign currency crimes

TEHRAN (defapress) – The spokesman of Iran’s judiciary Gholamhossein Mohseni-Eje’i announced that 196 suspects have been detained in the capital city of Tehran in the past days over smuggling and corruption in foreign currency market.
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