New Zealand Records 100 Days without Domestic Virus Case
TEHRAN (defapress) – New Zealand marked 100 days without a domestic transmission of the coronavirus on Sunday, but warned against complacency as countries like Vietnam and Australia which once had the virus under control now battle a resurgence in infections.
Saudi continues aggression against Yemen with 158 violations
TEHRAN (defapress) – The Saudi-led coalition has continued violation of peace agreement with Yemen by violating the accord 158 times in 24 hours.
Canada Launches Lebanon Relief Fund after Beirut Blast
TEHRAN (defapress) – The Canadian government announced the launch of a Lebanon relief fund, calling on citizens to give generously to victims of the massive explosion that killed more than 150 people and injured 6,000 in Beirut.
UK Minister Says France Must Tackle Channel Migrant Crossings
TEHRAN (defapress) - Britain is facing an “unacceptable” rise in the number of boats carrying migrants across the English Channel and would act to send “illegal” entrants back to France, immigration compliance minister Chris Philp wrote in a newspaper article published on Saturday.
Court Rules House Democrats Can Sue Trump over US-Mexico Border Wall Funding
TEHRAN (defapress)- A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that House Democrats can proceed with a lawsuit over President Donald Trump’s diversion of $2.5 billion in Pentagon funding to build a US-Mexico border wall.
Poll Shows Labour Leader Overtakes Johnson as Voters’ Choice for UK PM
TEHRAN (defapress)- Labour leader Keir Starmer is the public’s first choice to be prime minister, a new poll has suggested.
China Says Diametrically Opposed to US Bid to Extend Arms Ban on Iran
TEHRAN (defapress) - China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin in the UN Security Council said Beijing is diametrically opposed to Washington’s illegal bid to prevent removal of an anti-Iran arms embargo that is slated to expire in October.
Brian Hook Stepping Down amid US Push to Extend Arms Ban on Iran
TEHRAN (defapress) - The top US envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, is leaving his post and US special representative for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, will add Iran to his role “following a transition period” with Hook, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.
World’s Biggest Methanol Plant Opens in Iran
TEHRAN (defapress) – The Iranian president on Thursday inaugurated the world’s largest methanol producing plant in the country’s southern province of Bushehr.
Envoy Reaffirms Iran’s Support for Afghan Peace Process
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s ambassador to Kabul gave an assurance that Tehran will keep supporting the process of peace in Afghanistan.
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