Updated in: 13 August 2020 - 14:28
Israel Launches Fresh Strikes on Gaza

Israel Launches Fresh Strikes on Gaza

TEHRAN (defapress) – Israel carried out fresh overnight strikes on the Gaza Strip, in response to alleged launch of “incendiary balloons” across the border from the Palestinian enclave.
Pakistan to adopt Iran’s model for Muharram ceremonies

Pakistan to adopt Iran’s model for Muharram ceremonies

TEHRAN (defapress) – Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan called on the Shia Muslims of his country to follow Iran’s model for Muharram ceremonies.
US Needs Daesh, Other Terrorists in Region
Assad:

US Needs Daesh, Other Terrorists in Region

TEHRAN (defapress) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the US needs terrorists on the ground in the region, and levied its recent draconian sanctions against Syria as a means of throwing support behind them.
Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan transit corridor operational

Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan transit corridor operational

TEHRAN (defapress) – The pilot project of the Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan transit corridor became operational under the TIR system with two trucks starting transporting goods from Iran to Afghanistan and finally to Uzbekistan on Monday.
Official Slams UAE for Building Synagogue while Displacing Millions of Yemenis

Official Slams UAE for Building Synagogue while Displacing Millions of Yemenis

TEHRAN (defapress) – The chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee condemned the United Arab Emirates for building a synagogue for Jews while forcing millions of people in Yemen out of their homes.
Intra-Afghan talks to commence in Qatar

Intra-Afghan talks to commence in Qatar

TEHRAN (defapress) – The former president Hamid Karzai announced on Sunday that the intra-Afghan talks would begin in Qatar within two to three days after the release of the 400 Taliban prisoners.
7 killed, 15 injured in Ghazni bomb blast

7 killed, 15 injured in Ghazni bomb blast

TEHRAN (defapress) – At least 7 policemen were killed and 15 others were wounded in a car bomb explosion in Ghazni, Afghanistan on Saturday evening.
Lebanon PM to Call for Early Polls after Deadly Beirut Blast

Lebanon PM to Call for Early Polls after Deadly Beirut Blast

TEHRAN (defapress) – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab said he would propose early parliamentary elections to help the Arab country out of its economic and political crises.
Lebanese Red Crescent receives 2nd cargo from Iran

Lebanese Red Crescent receives 2nd cargo from Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Lebanon’s Red Cross received the second cargo, comprised of 15 tons of food, from Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) to distribute it among those affected by the August 4 devastating blast in Beirut.
Nasrallah Dismisses Rumors on Cache of Hezbollah Missiles in Beirut Port

Nasrallah Dismisses Rumors on Cache of Hezbollah Missiles in Beirut Port

TEHRAN (defapress) – Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah categorically denied the Western reports that the fatal blast in Beirut had been caused by the missiles and ammunition that Hezbollah may have stockpiled at the port.