Judiciary Committee to Probe ‘All Credible Allegations of US Voting Irregularities’
TEHRAN (defapress) – Sen. Lindsey Graham announced Saturday that the US Senate Judiciary Committee would investigate possible voting irregularities after receiving an affidavit from a Pennsylvania postal worker alleging a plot to backdate ballots mailed after US Election Day.
Venezuela Parliament Says Military Agreement with Russia ‘Unconstitutional’
TEHRAN (defapress) – Venezuela's National Assembly (parliament) controlled by the opposition declared null and void a new agreement with Russia on military cooperation.
Rights Group: Jamal Khashoggi's Son Salah Leaves Saudi Arabia for US
TEHRAN (defapress)- The son of murdered Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi and his family are en route to the United States after having been allowed to leave Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch Middle East and North Africa Executive Director Sarah Leah Whitson said in a statement.
Iran’s Defense Week anniversary observed in Pakistan
TEHRAN (defapress) - A ceremony to observe the anniversary of Iran’s Sacred Defense Week was recently held in Pakistan’s Islamabad with the participation of a large number of prominent personalities.
Trump Says Sessions' DOJ Has Placed GOP in Midterm Jeopardy
TEHRAN (defapress) - Showing his disregard for the Justice Department's independence, President Donald Trump tweeted that federal indictments against two Republican congressmen placed the GOP in midterm election jeopardy.
Macron: EU Should Engage More with Turkey, Russia
The European Union should pursue ‘strategic partnerships’ with Turkey and Russia in taking responsibility for its own defense and reducing its reliance on the US, French President Emmanuel Macron said.
Lavrov Warns West Not to Play with Fire’ in Syria
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem warned western powers “not to play with fire” in Syria during a press conference in Moscow.
Russia Informs OPCW Director General of Impending Provocation in Syria
Russia informed Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Fernando Arias about the impending provocation in Syria with the use of chemical weapons, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin said in an interview.
North Korea Accuses US of Being ‘Hostile’
North Korea's state-run media launched a verbal attack on the United States Friday as Washington extended its ban on travel by American citizens to the North by another year.
Russian Ships, Planes to Hold Missile-Firing Exercises during Mediterranean Drills
Russian ships and planes will hold missile-firing and gunning exercises during the Mediterranean Sea drills in September, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Vladimir Korolev told reporters.
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