Updated in: 20 September 2017 - 15:21
most visited
US Freezes Arms Sales to Turkey Police Forces amid Strained Ties

US Freezes Arms Sales to Turkey Police Forces amid Strained Ties

TEHRAN (defapress) - The US government has frozen arms sales to the bodyguards unit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid strained ties between the two countries, local media reported on Tuesday.
Scrapping Nuclear Deal with Iran Tantamount to End of NPT
French Diplomats:

Scrapping Nuclear Deal with Iran Tantamount to End of NPT

TEHRAN (defapress) – French government officials believe that undermining or scrapping the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers by the US would signal the beginning of the end of the Non-Proliferation Treaty, which entered into force in 1970.
China, Russia Begin Naval Drills near North Korea

China, Russia Begin Naval Drills near North Korea

TEHRAN (defapress) - China and Russia began naval drills near North Korea on Monday amid continuing tensions over the isolated state's nuclear ambitions and ahead of a United Nations General Assembly meeting this week, where North Korea is likely to loom large.
North Korea Fires Another Missile over Japan

North Korea Fires Another Missile over Japan

TEHRAN (defapress) – North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tensions after Pyongyang’s recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb.
North Korea Threatens to 'Sink' Japan, Reduce US to 'Ashes, Darkness’

North Korea Threatens to 'Sink' Japan, Reduce US to 'Ashes, Darkness’

TEHRAN(defapress) - A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the United States to "ashes and darkness" for supporting a UN Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.
Iran, Venezuela Discuss OPEC Output Cut, Global Oil Market

Iran, Venezuela Discuss OPEC Output Cut, Global Oil Market

TEHRAN (defapress) – Oil ministers of Iran and Venezuela met in Tehran to discuss the implementation of an OPEC agreement to reduce output and the current circumstances in the global oil market.
Muslims protest at UN office in Vienna against Myanmar genocide

Muslims protest at UN office in Vienna against Myanmar genocide

TEHRAN(defapress)– Hundreds of Muslims in Austria and other European countries gathered at UN office in Vienna on Friday to protest against the violence imposed on Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar.
Saudi Arabia Suspends Any Dialogue with Qatar
Report:

Saudi Arabia Suspends Any Dialogue with Qatar

TEHRAN (defapress) – Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of “distorting facts”, just after a report of a phone call between the leaders of both countries suggested a breakthrough in the Persian Gulf dispute.
Moscow Ready to Develop Economic Ties with N. Korea within UN Restrictions

Moscow Ready to Develop Economic Ties with N. Korea within UN Restrictions

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russia is ready to develop ties with N. Korea within UN restrictions, but the missile and nuclear tests impinge on trade and economic relations, the Russian Far East Development Minister said upon meeting the N. Korean delegation.
North Korea Vows Strong Countermeasures against US Pressure

North Korea Vows Strong Countermeasures against US Pressure

TEHRAN (defapress)- North Korea’s Minister of External Economic Relations and head of delegation at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Kim Yong-jae, said Pyongyang will introduce strong countermeasures against Washington’s attempts to exert pressure.