These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:
- Iran’s leader, in a meeting with IRGC commanders, calls for the reinforcement of the country’s defense capabilities.
- Iran says the US stands in the way of Tehran’s purchasing passenger planes, calling on Washington to lift the restrictions.
- The Syrian government says foreign-backed militants are blocking the UN aid trucks bound for the city of Aleppo.
- India blames Pakistan for a deadly attack on a military base that killed 17 Indian troops. No reports of any reaction from Islamabad.
- The International Organization for Migration raises alarm over the increasing number of refugee deaths in 2016.
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