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Iran: Terrorists kill eight IRGC personnel, injure several others

Iran: Terrorists kill eight IRGC personnel, injure several others

Tehran alleges Saudi Arabia supported group involved in attack In an unprecedented terror act against Iran’s government, armed militants have attacked a military ceremony Ahvaz,...
US Still Studying On Possible Iran Sanctions Waivers

US Still Studying On Possible Iran Sanctions Waivers

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that his country is still studying possible waivers of sanctions against countries or businesses that continue...
Iran’s Khamenei: US plots failed in Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei: US plots failed in Middle East

Continuing his anti US rhetoric, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has once again said that US plots in the Middle East have failed,...
US Use Terror Groups To Achieve Its Goals: Iran

US Use Terror Groups To Achieve Its Goals: Iran

Iran has alleged United States for resorting to every possible means including using the terrorist groups to achieve its own goals regardless of other...
Khamenei: Iran, Russia can jointly contain US

Khamenei: Iran, Russia can jointly contain US

In a major development against US President Donald Trump’s policies, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has conveyed to Russian President Vladimir Putin that...
Iran, Iraq condemn crow attack on Iranian consulate in Basra

Iran, Iraq condemn crow attack on Iranian consulate in Basra

PM Haider al-Abadi orders tough action, Tehran asks Baghdad to act fast The Governments of Iran and Iraq have reacted sharply on protesters’ attack and...
Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Sergei Lavrov: US want to support Jabhat al-Nusra in Idlib Despite US President Donald Trump’s warning not to attack Syria’s north-western Idlib province, Russian jets...
US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

Washington continues supporting anti-Assad militants Exposing Washington’s obvious support to anti-Bashar al Assad elements in Syria,  U.S. President Donald Trump has, on Monday, warned Damascus...
Military officials from Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria meet in Baghdad

Military officials from Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria meet in Baghdad

Working to counter alleged US-Israeli middle-east plan, senior military commanders from Iraq, Russia, Iran and Syria have met in Baghdad and exchanged views on...
US Challenges ICJ Jurisdiction on Iran’s Petition Against Sanctions

US Challenges ICJ Jurisdiction on Iran’s Petition Against Sanctions

In a major turn of event in the US-Iran tangle, the US administration has challenged the UN's top court’s jurisdiction to rule on Iran's...
Iran-Syria Sign New Defence Cooperation Agreement

Iran-Syria Sign New Defence Cooperation Agreement

Syrian President praises Iran’s role in fight against terrorism Despite pressures from US and its regional allies, Iran and Syria have signed an agreement on...
Iran: Parliament impeaches Finance Minister Karbasian

Iran: Parliament impeaches Finance Minister Karbasian

The Iranian parliament has voted to impeach Masoud Karbasian, Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance on Sunday, reports Press TV. A total of 137...
Washington: EU $20 M Aid to Iran Sends “Wrong Message”

Washington: EU $20 M Aid to Iran Sends “Wrong Message”

US exerts pressure on EU to distance from Iran Continuing anti-Iran tirade after withdrawal from multilateral nuclear deal, the US administration has criticised EU decision...
Saudi Arabia Neutralize a Man with Explosive Vest

Saudi Arabia Neutralize a Man with Explosive Vest

Amidst growing tension due to ongoing Saudi-led war against Yemen and rivalry with Iran, Saudi security forces have claimed of neutralizing a man who...
Khamenei: Iran Will Never Talk To Trump Administration

Khamenei: Iran Will Never Talk To Trump Administration

Reacts to Trump’s offer talks without pre-conditions Iran’s most powerful leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that his country will not enter into new negotiations...
No US-Iran Meeting during UN General Assembly: Zarif

No US-Iran Meeting during UN General Assembly: Zarif

Ending speculations of US-Iran meeting, Iranian Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected media reports of a possible meeting between Iranian and American officials on...
Rouhani: Talks Impossible With “Untrustworthy” Trump Administration

Rouhani: Talks Impossible With “Untrustworthy” Trump Administration

Amidst discussion on possibilities of talks or no talks between US and Iran in coming days, President Hassan Rouhani has clearly asserted that US...
Iran Alleges Foreign Forces for Inciting Protests

Iran Alleges Foreign Forces for Inciting Protests

Iranian government has blamed foreign sources for inciting its people to stage violent anti-government rallies under the guise of protests against economic woes. Sunday was...
Iran to Open Interest Section in Swiss Embassy In Saudi Arabia

Iran to Open Interest Section in Swiss Embassy In Saudi Arabia

It could be a beginning for a diplomatic thaw between regional rivals Having long rivalry in the region and day-to-day allegations and counter allegations, Iran...
Iran to Receive Five Passenger Planes from French-Italian Manufacturer

Iran to Receive Five Passenger Planes from French-Italian Manufacturer

Despite US pressure for sanctions against Iran, the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer- ATR- is to deliver five new purchased passenger planes to Iran on Sunday,...
India Increases Iranian Oil Imports In June By 48 Percent

India Increases Iranian Oil Imports In June By 48 Percent

Despite US pressure New Delhi and Tehran preparing to continue trading Despite US pressure to reduce Iranian oil imports to zero by November this year,...
Now Trump is ready to talk with Iran without “pre-conditions”

Now Trump is ready to talk with Iran without “pre-conditions”

US President Donlad Trump has said on Monday he would be willing to meet Iran’s leader “without preconditions” to discuss how to improve ties....
US pushing arab-nato allies against Iran

US pushing Arab-NATO allies against Iran

James Mattis says reports of US war against Iran is “fiction” The contradictory statements and reports have been emanating from Washington over US intention for...
Iran Complains ICJ against US Re-Imposing Sanctions

Iran Complains ICJ against US Re-Imposing Sanctions

Iran has lodged a complaint at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the United States' "unlawful" move to re-impose "unilateral" sanctions against Tehran...
Spy chiefs of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan to counter terror in Afghanistan

Spy chiefs of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan to counter terror in Afghanistan

In an unprecedented development, the heads of intelligence from Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan have reached an agreement to join efforts against Daesh (IS)...
Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it cuts oil import

Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it...

Iran has warned  India that it will no more grant “special privileges” to it if it tried to replace Iranian crude with that from...
France, Germany and UK to trade with Iran without Dollars

France, Germany and UK to trade with Iran without Dollars

Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister has said that three major European countries: France, Germany and the UK, have agreed to maintain trade with...
Iran, P4+1 meet ends inconclusive in Vienna

Iran, P4+1 meet ends inconclusive in Vienna

Iranian and Western media report differently Conflicting reports have emerged from Vienna after an important meeting among foreign ministers of Iran, Britain, France, Germany, China...
Saudi Arabia Agrees To Pump More Oil to Maintain Balance

Saudi Arabia Agrees To Pump More Oil to Maintain Balance

Following US suggestion to be ready to produce more oil for filling vacuum after closure of Iranian oil export, Saudi Arabia's cabinet on Tuesday...
US media tries to influence Indian policy on Iran

US media tries to influence Indian policy on Iran

Bloomberg interviews IOC Chairman Amidst Indian government considering its response to US pressure for stopping oil imports from Iran by November this year, American media...
US Pressure to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil May Trigger Crisis

US Pressure to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil May Trigger Crisis

President Hassan Rouhani Threatens for Consequences The US pressure on global community to stop buying Iranian oil by early November may trigger a regional crisis...
US will fail in dividing Iran’s people and government

Khamenei: US will fail in dividing Iran’s people and government

Trump administration warned world capitals to stop buying Iranian oil Reacting to US President Donald Trump’s continuing rhetoric, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has...
Iran deny killing four protesters, claimed by Saudi media

Iran deny killing of four protesters, claimed by Saudi media

Israeli media reproduces Saudi network’s report Saudi Arabian official media has claimed that Iranian security forces have shot and killed at least four protesters after...
Rupee crashes to all-time low of 69 per dollar before slight recovery; may touch 72 by year-end

Rupee crashes to all-time low of 69 per dollar before slight recovery; may touch...

The rupee crashed to an all-time low of 69.0925 against the US dollar on Thursday, June 28 morning, past its previous record of 68.8650...
US urge Security Council to punish Iran for malign behaviour

US urge Security Council to punish Iran for malign behaviour

Iran’s leader Ayatollah Khemenei denounce Western states Confrontation between US and Iran continues unabatedly. Wednesday witnessed United States administration urging UN Security Council members...
Sushma meets Mogherini, discuss bilateral ties, Iran deal

Sushma meets Mogherini, discuss bilateral ties, Iran deal

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has met High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on Friday in Brussels and...
Iranian-Qatari leadership discuss Yemen, regional conflicts

Iranian-Qatari leadership discuss Yemen, regional conflicts

Qatar’s Emir appreciates Iran for supporting during Gulf crisis Amidst Saudi-led coalition force’ arrival at Yemen’s Hudaidah airport as a major success after they launched...
Israel’s former minister arrested for spying for Iran

Israel’s former minister arrested for spying for Iran

Tehran has not responded to the allegations yet In a rare development, Israel’s former minister Gonen Segev has been arrested on suspicion of assisting and...
Israel calls for military coalition against Iran

Israel calls for military coalition against Iran

UE says Iran’s n-enrichment plan within JCPOA limit Despite EU assessment of Iran’s nuclear enrichment plan being within multilateral JCPOA deal limit, Israel has resumed...
Iran’s Khamenei Orders to Resume N-Enrichment Immediately

Iran’s Khamenei Orders to Resume N-Enrichment Immediately

German Chancellor to exert pressure to push Iran out of Syria Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of...
Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

JavadZarif writes letters to his counterparts worldwide Continuing its diplomatic move after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran is expanding its...
India to continue trade with Iran despite US sanctions threat

India to continue trade with Iran despite US sanctions threat

Sushma Swaraj meets Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Despite US threats of imposing "the highest level" of economic sanctions against Iran, India has made...
Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Tehran will continue supporting Hamas, Hezbollah, says top security official Iran's top security official says that his country will maintain its advisory role in Syria...
Global community agree on saving JCPOA: Iran

Global community agree on saving JCPOA: Iran

Iran’s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi more confident of EU support The remaining signatories of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal known as JCPOA have regretted...
Iran ask EU to stand up against US for Nuclear deal

Iran ask EU to stand up against US for Nuclear deal

Playing cautious with certain level of clarity after US withdrawal from nuclear deal, Iran has set out conditions to stay in the deal with...
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Iran to US: Who are you to decide for Iran and the World?

British foreign secretary, EU foreign policy chief question Pompeo’s suggestions Reacting to US threat of the “strongest sanctions in history” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has...
Iran “lesser hopeful” of Europeans commitment to N-deal

Iran “lesser hopeful” of Europeans commitment to N-deal

US threatens to impose sanctions on European companies doing business in Iran The damage control exercise after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear...
Record for US President: Tears Multilateral Deal Then Publicly Endorses Torture

Record for US President: Tears Multilateral Deal Then Publicly Endorses Torture

~By Saeed Naqvi In the Trump multiplex, three shows are on simultaneously. First, the stages between the announcement of withdrawal from the deal and real...
Iran’s Khamenei call Trump’s words- silly and superficial

Iran’s Khamenei call Trump’s words- silly and superficial

You spent money to dominate Iraq and Syria; well you couldn't, damn it to hell!" says Khamenei to Trump Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called...
Trump’s announcement is awaited Tuesday on Iran n-deal

Trump’s announcement is awaited Tuesday on Iran n-deal

vc_row]Iranian President says his country will overcome any problems Major capitals around the world remained engaged in formulating their response to US President Donald Trump’s...
Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Amidst rising tension among the signatories of JCPOA due to US President Donald Trump’s threat of withdrawing from the deal on May 12,  Iran's...
Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to announce his words on JCPOA on May 12 Amidst mounting pressure from US President Donlad Trump of pulling out of the landmark multilateral...
Trump’s pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices

Trump’s pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices

India will also be affected by oil price rise The possibilities of US President Donald Trump’s pull out from Iran nuclear deal on May 12...
Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Iran calls a “baseless childish, naïve game”, US calls it “authentic” Amidst growing US President Donald Trump’s threat of pulling out of Iran nuclear deal...
Iran warns US not to withdraw from n-deal or face consequences

Iran warns US not to withdraw from n-deal or face consequences

US withdrawal will set Iran free from any obligation, says FM Zarif Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated his warning to United States administration against...
Iran kills three Pakistan origin terrorists on border

Iran kills three Pakistan origin terrorists on border

Tehran loses two IRGC and one border guard personnel in gun-battle Iranian forces have claimed of thwarting an attempt by Pakistan-based terrorists to storm and...
Pakistan receives seven bodies from Afghanistan, Iran

Pakistan receives seven bodies from Afghanistan, Iran

Amidst ongoing diplomatic war with India, Pakistan received dead bodies of five of its soldiers from Afghanistan and two of its civilians’ from Iranian...
Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

They oppose US for any geographical changes Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran have reaffirmed their support to maintain the sovereignty, independence, unity, territorial integrity...
Saudi Crown Prince recognise Israelis right to their own land

Saudi Crown Prince recognise Israelis right to their own land

In a major development bringing Saudi Arabia and Israel closer, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, also known as MBS, has virtually recognised Israel, stressing...
Iran urges for restraint in Jammu and Kashmir

Iran urges for restraint in Jammu and Kashmir

In a rare statement on situation in India, Iran has expressed regret over the recent deadly incidents in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the...
Saudi Prince ask US to rethink on Iran-N deal

Saudi Prince ask US to rethink on Iran-N deal

MBS ask US to act before “bullet reach to your head” Continuing its pressure on US on Iran nuclear deal, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed...
Iran rejects Saudi Arabia allegation of supplying missiles to Houthis

Iran rejects Saudi Arabia allegation of supplying missiles to Houthis

Riyadh demands UNSC to hold Tehran accountable for missile attacks Iran has rejected Saudi Arabia’s accusations of providing missiles to Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and...

Can Saud And Israel Drag Trump Into War With Iran?

~By Saeed Naqvi The New York Times Op-Ed page headline said it all: “I Helped Sell the False Choice of War Once. It’s Happening Again.” The...
Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons

Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons

Senators oppose American support to Saudi Arabia for Yemen war crimes In a remarkable development, US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin...
Iran Shells mortar shells in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Iran Shells mortars in Pakistan’s Balochistan

In a rare hostility on Iran-Pakistan border, Iranian forces have fired about half a dozen mortar shells into Pakistani territory near the Panjgur in...
Iran Criticise UK laxity during attack on its London mission

Iran Criticise UK laxity during attack on its London mission

Tehran’s opponents scaled embassy wall and removed Iranian flag Amidst Saudi Arabia’s most powerful Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s controversial visit to UK, a...
Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar, connect with Gawadar

Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar, connect with Gawadar

Alleys Pak’ concern over India’s role in Iranian port In its efforts to maintain balance in friendly ties with India and Pakistan, Iran has, on...
Iran to continue support to people in Syria and Yemen

Iran to continue support to people in Syria and Yemen

Amidst allegations of destabilizing the Middle East by its active role in Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Yemen, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has,...
India succeeds hurting Pakistan’s trade interest in Afghanistan

India succeeds hurting Pakistan’s trade interest in Afghanistan

Development of Iranian port Chabahar and connecting road to Afghanistan by India has started showing results causing huge trade deficit for Pakistan. A senior...

Russia criticise US for not acting against Syrian terror groups

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the US for not taking any serious action against Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as...
Iran finds plane wreckage and bodies after three days

Iran finds plane wreckage and bodies after three days

Iranian authorities have traced the dead bodies and the wreckage of the ill-fated passenger plane that crashed with 66 people on board in south-western...
Israeli PM Banjamin Netanyahu has displayed a piece of an alleged Iranian drone in Munich Security Conference which was dismissed by Javad Zarif.

Israel-Iran tension escalates in Munich Security Conference

The situation in Middle East has once again escalated with Israeli PM Banjamin Netanyahu displaying piece of  an alleged Iranian drone (downed by Israel...
Iran, Saudi Arabia confront at Munich conference

Iran, Saudi Arabia confront at Munich conference

The conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran was witnessed at Munich Security Conference on Sunday when their foreign ministers pressed their opinion in front...
Iran plane crashes into mountains: All 66 aboard killed

Iran plane crashes into mountains: All 66 aboard killed

Aseman Airlines ATR-72 was en route from Tehran to the south-western city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, while it came down in the Zagros...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to visit India

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to visit India

With a backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman, Iranian President Hassan Rouahni will arrive at New Delhi...
Iranian Foreign Minister meets Yemen’s Houthi official

Iranian Foreign Minister meets Yemen’s Houthi official

For the first time Yemen’s Houthi’s armed group Ansarullah engaged in defending the country from Saudi led coalition has officially met Iranian leadership in...

UN Head calls for de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre

Iran says Israeli claim of shooting down its drone is ridiculous UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre after...
Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

War escalates on Israel-Syria border while PM Modi in Ramallah Amidst US military’s rising operations in northern Syria, Damascus and Tel Aviv have, on Saturday...
Iranian guards detain four Indian shipping vessels

Iranian guards detain four Indian shipping vessels

Sixteen crew members also detained with vessels In an unprecedented move against Indian vessels in the Persian Gulf, Iranian naval guards have seized four Indian...
UN criticise Saudi Arabia for human rights violations in Yemen

UN criticise Saudi Arabia for human rights violations in Yemen

Iran is also criticised for supplying arms to Houthis Saudi Arabia,has once again come under pressure for its human right violations in its campaign against...
Iran: More Indian ports may transit through Chabahar port

Iran: More Indian ports may transit through Chabahar port

Iranian minister appreciates India’s railway development In a major development, Iranian ambassador Gholamreza Ansari has said that Chabahar port has positively improved transportation activities between...
Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Expresses displeasure to Russia and Iran In a rare experience US diplomats go through in any host country, their Charge d;Affairs was summoned  by Turkish...
Khamenei: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and MKO were responsible for violent protests

Khamenei: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and MKO were responsible for violent protests

Iran’s top leadership believes that the recent violent protests in Iran were the result of the coordinated efforts of a “triangle” having US-Israel at...
Iran: Mehmoud Ahmedinejad arrested for inciting protests

Iran: Mehmoud Ahmedinejad arrested for inciting protests

Arabic media reports the arrest while Iranian media remains silent In an unprecedented move after 1979 Islamic Revolution, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been...
Pro-government demonstrations held across Iran

Pro-government demonstrations held across Iran

Within a week after anti-government protests erupted in Mashhad, the second largest city, millions of Iranians held pro-government nationwide demonstrations on second consecutive day...
Iran asks France to contain MKO terror involved in instigating protests

Iran asks France to contain MKO terror involved in instigating protests

In a major twist to ongoing protests in different Iranian cities, President Hassan Rouhani has called on France to “take immediate actions” against Mujahideen...
Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Protests against economic conditions turn to anti-government stir Amidst anti-government protests in various cities in the country, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has clearly said...
Pro and anti-government protests in Tehran and other cities -

Pro and anti-government protests in Tehran and other cities

In a rare development in Iran, Tehran and several other cities have witnessed anti and pro government protests during last three days. Thousands of...
Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Russia has earlier alleged US for imparting training to terrorists in Syria A day after Russian military top brass alleged US for imparting training to...
France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

Paris acknowledge Russia and Iran won the war In a rare admission of reality on the ground, France, despite being part of the US...
Iran alleges US complicity in Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen

Iran alleges US complicity in Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen

Foreign minister Javad Zarif responds to US envoy at UN allegations Responding to US allegations of supplying weapons to Yemen’s  Houthi Ansurallah fighters, Iran’s Foreign...
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Now Israel want Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Tel Aviv

Arab monarchs apprehensive of public ire In another step forward in Saudi Arabia-Israel relations, the Israel’s Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz want Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...
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Iran: President Rouhani puts conditions for resuming ties with Saudi Arabia

Stop bombing Yemen and cut alleged ties with Israel In a major breakthrough, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has conveyed his country’s readiness to restore ties...
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates strategic Chabahar Port

The newly-built extension to Chabahar port opens up a strategic transit route from India to Afghanistan and Central Asia – bypassing rival Pakistan. More than...
Arab people differ Riyadh perspective on Palestine

Arab people differ Riyadh perspective on Palestine

Social media users support resistance and oppose “normalization” with Israel The rift between the policies of Saudi Arabia and Arabs on the streets was visible...
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Russia, Iran, Turkey propose Syrian Congress to resolve crisis

Rival groups to sit across table in Sochi before Nov. 28 The outline for political process for setting Syria’s future was discussed among Russian President...
Saudi Arabia lead Arab nations in condemning Iran, Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia leads Arab nations in condemning Iran, Hezbollah

Arab League foreign ministers meet in Cairo to discuss Iranian threat to the region In a swift move Saudi Arabia has led Arab foreign ministers...

US blocks humanitarian aid for Iran’s earthquake victims

US offered condolences for the victims on Monday The Iranian expats living in US have alleged that US Treasury Department has blocked online donations made...

Hariri avoids returning Beirut, to reach Paris and other capitals before arriving home

France invites to dispel notion of his detention in Saudi Arabia Amid political uncertainty in Lebanon, Prime Minister Saad Hariri has decided to travel from...
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Iraqi Kurds pledge to abide by Supreme Court order banning separate homeland

KRG eager for direct dialogue with Baghdad In a major development which may resolve the issue of a separate homeland for Kurds in Iraq, Kurdistan...
Earthquake kills over 200 in Iran and Iraq

Earthquake kills over 300 in Iran and Iraq

Iranian leader calls all government agencies to rush for help Over 300 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful earthquake...
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Lebanon PM Hariri’s detention in Saudi Arabia seems confirmed

Hariri’s resignation from foreign land is shameful act for Lebanese people It is now confirmed that Lebanese PM Saad Hariri is in illegal custody of...

War of words sharpens between Hezbollah and Saudi rulers

US adopts Saudi policy on Lebanon Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah has declared that Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri is currently being detained in Saudi...
Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

Israeli envoys asked to ramp up international pressure after Hariri resignation The growing coordination between Saudi Arabia and Israel for triggering a desired war in...
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Saudi Arabia hindering UN humanitarian aid to Yemen

Houthis display domestically manufactured missiles The Saudi Arabia led air and sea blockade of Yemen after Saturday’s ballistic missile attack by Houthi fighters at Riyadh...
Saudi Arabia denounces Iran for supplying missiles to Yemen’s Houthis

Saudi Arabia denounces Iran for supplying missiles to Yemen’s Houthis

Iran denies Riyadh’s allegations  Saudi Arabia has denounced Iran for Saturday’s Yemen’s Houthis firing of a ballistic missile towards Riyadh citing evidence that Tehran was behind the...

Syria-Iraq coordinated offensive cause major defeat to IS terrorists

Lost Deir Ezzor in Syria and Al-Qaim in Iraq As part of a final push to Daesh (IS) terrorists out of Syria and Iraq, the...
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India sends first wheat shipment for Afghanistan via Iranian Chabahar port

Foreign Ministers of three countries flagged-off the ship Opening the wider door of cooperation among India, Afghanistan and Iran, the much awaited project of Chabahar...
Iraqi government rejects US notion on “foreign fighters”

Iraqi government rejects US notion on “foreign fighters”

President Fuad Masoum supports deeper ties with Tehran The Iraqi government has rejected the US notion of “foreigners” fighting against Daesh (IS) terrorists in its...
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Khemenei warns: Iran will cut the nuclear deal into shreds

US raises Terhan’s missile program issue Amidst US President Donald Trump decertifying compliance by Iranian government and Washington’s continuous threats of withdrawing from multilateral...
EU: US to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N-deal

EU: US to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N-deal

Federica Mogherini warns Trump administration Serious concern has been growing on the possible US administration’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal. European Union foreign policy chief...
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Donald Trump Facing Isolation on Iran Nuclear Compliance

IAEA and world leaders support n-deal continuation US President Donald Trump has been facing tremendous pressure from permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany...
Iran: Europe should defy US sanctions if Trump leaves N-deal

Iran: Europe should defy US sanctions if Trump leaves N-deal

In a bid to isolate US administration on nuclear deal, Iran has urged Europe to defy US sanctions if Trump administration chooses to abandon...
Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi forces watching border from Turkish territory           Reacting to Masoud Barzani, the head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s defiant attitude sticking for “ending ties...
Iraqi Kurds May Face “Siege” By Neighboring Countries

Iraqi Kurds May Face “Siege” By Neighboring Countries

Kurds receive Israeli support to the independence referendum Exerting pressure on Iraqi Kurds for not insisting for a separate country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria are against separate Kurdish state In a major development after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq in 2003,...
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Iran Receives G-77 Support against US Tirade on Nuclear Deal

Trump faces isolation: UN and EU also support n-deal In a major setback to US President Donald Trump who has been criticizing Iran nuclear deal...
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Iran unveils its new long-range ballistic missile

The missile, named Khorramshahr has a range of 2,000 km and is capable of carrying multiple warheads Tehran: Iran, on Friday, unveiled a new long-range ballistic...
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Referendum in Iraq’s Kurdish North Sets Cat Among Pigeons

By: Saeed Naqvi Iraqi Kurdish region’s planned referendum on September 25 for independence has set the cat among the pigeons. Last minute efforts are on to...
Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

In a sudden development, Israeli rockets were fired at a Syrian army position, suspected to be a chemical weapon site in Hama province in...
Iran Asks Saudi Arabia to Stop Supporting Terrorists in Yemen

Iran Asks Saudi Arabia to Stop Supporting Terrorists in Yemen

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has expressed desire to resolve issues with Saudi Arabia “through dialogue” if Riyadh stops backing terrorists in Yemen. Rouhani was quoted...
Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Shahbaz; Time to say goodbye for US aid In an effort to re-adjust its foreign policy after US President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan...
Qatar to send its Ambassador to Iran

Qatar to send its Ambassador to Iran

Doha rejects Riyadh’s hegemony Amid ongoing diplomatic crisis with Saudi led quartet, Qatar has decided to return its Ambassador to Tehran for strengthening its ties...
Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Responding to the ongoing US threats to renegotiate or walk away from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran has warned that it needs only five days...
War against IS shifted to Syria-Lebanon Border Areas

War against IS shifted to Syria-Lebanon Border Areas

Syria achieves major success in recapturing territories Having unprecedented losses in Syria and Iraq due to IS and other terror outfits, Lebanon and Syria have...
US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

Trump says, despite concerns, signed for the unity of the country The new sanction bill signed by US President Donald Trump on Wednesday against Russia,...
Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

White House working with allies for strict enforcement In a major shift, President Donald Trump has backed away from his campaign promise to scrap nuclear...
US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

The guidelines state applicants must prove close relationships in the US, while extended family wouldn’t be considered close The United States (US)  government has set...
De-escalation begins in Saudi Qatar crisis

De-escalation begins in Saudi Qatar crisis

US sells F-15 fighters, Turkey, Iran supply food The Saudi-Qatar crisis is turning in Doha’s favor with signing of fresh F-15 fighter deal between...
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt snap ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt snap ties with Qatar

The move comes as a major shock in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia has also accused Qatar of supporting terrorists Saudi Arabia, the United...
Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Tehran tells Trump to ask Riyadh for help in preventing another 9/11 By Abu Turab West Asia seems to be on the road to confrontation on...
Tips For Trump As He Meets Muslim Leaders in Riyadh

Tips For Trump As He Meets Muslim Leaders in Riyadh

By Saeed Naqvi On May 21, Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Sultan has organized a Muslim Jamboree for President Trump. He will thereby attempt...
Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Iran has destabilized the Middle East By Abu Turab US President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia is aimed...
Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Reports said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has allocated $ 68 million for preparations to host Trump. Abu Turab US President Donald Trump, who is known...
Pak summons Iranian envoy over army chief's threat

Pak summons Iranian envoy over army chief’s threat

Abu Turab Relations between Iran and Pakistan seem to be deteriorating after Iran’s army chief threatened to hit “terrorists” inside Pakistani territory after losing 10...
Professor Mohammad Kafi, president of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

“Iranian history, literature most sought-after”

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad was established in 1949, and with nearly seven decades of a brilliant academic record, research and cultural history, it is...
Pakistan: Caught in the Iran vs Saudi Arabia great game

Pakistan: Caught in the Iran vs Saudi Arabia great game

Sunni groups in Pakistan have been harassing and abducting Shias, heading to and from Iran, for quite some time. By Abu Turab In a rare show...
Donald Trump

The Trumpean Paradox

Cool towards new friends while strong-arming frenemies, the US president’s first fortnight is a study in contradictory decision-making By Sujit Bhar Here are some weird...
DETENTE? Relations between Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and King Salman of Saudi Arabia (right) are showing signs of improvement over a year after the Hajj tragedy that claimed 4,700 lives

Saudi-Iran ice cap shows signs of thaw

Quiet diplomacy on to bring the two warring countries closer By Abu Turab The advent of Donald Trump as the 45th President of United States has...

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Iran: Terrorists kill eight IRGC personnel, injure several others

Iran: Terrorists kill eight IRGC personnel, injure several others

Tehran alleges Saudi Arabia supported group involved in attack In an unprecedented terror act against Iran’s government, armed militants have attacked a military ceremony Ahvaz,...
US Still Studying On Possible Iran Sanctions Waivers

US Still Studying On Possible Iran Sanctions Waivers

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that his country is still studying possible waivers of sanctions against countries or businesses that continue...
Iran’s Khamenei: US plots failed in Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei: US plots failed in Middle East

Continuing his anti US rhetoric, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has once again said that US plots in the Middle East have failed,...
US Use Terror Groups To Achieve Its Goals: Iran

US Use Terror Groups To Achieve Its Goals: Iran

Iran has alleged United States for resorting to every possible means including using the terrorist groups to achieve its own goals regardless of other...
Khamenei: Iran, Russia can jointly contain US

Khamenei: Iran, Russia can jointly contain US

In a major development against US President Donald Trump’s policies, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has conveyed to Russian President Vladimir Putin that...
Iran, Iraq condemn crow attack on Iranian consulate in Basra

Iran, Iraq condemn crow attack on Iranian consulate in Basra

PM Haider al-Abadi orders tough action, Tehran asks Baghdad to act fast The Governments of Iran and Iraq have reacted sharply on protesters’ attack and...
Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Sergei Lavrov: US want to support Jabhat al-Nusra in Idlib Despite US President Donald Trump’s warning not to attack Syria’s north-western Idlib province, Russian jets...
US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

Washington continues supporting anti-Assad militants Exposing Washington’s obvious support to anti-Bashar al Assad elements in Syria,  U.S. President Donald Trump has, on Monday, warned Damascus...
Military officials from Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria meet in Baghdad

Military officials from Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria meet in Baghdad

Working to counter alleged US-Israeli middle-east plan, senior military commanders from Iraq, Russia, Iran and Syria have met in Baghdad and exchanged views on...
US Challenges ICJ Jurisdiction on Iran’s Petition Against Sanctions

US Challenges ICJ Jurisdiction on Iran’s Petition Against Sanctions

In a major turn of event in the US-Iran tangle, the US administration has challenged the UN's top court’s jurisdiction to rule on Iran's...
Iran-Syria Sign New Defence Cooperation Agreement

Iran-Syria Sign New Defence Cooperation Agreement

Syrian President praises Iran’s role in fight against terrorism Despite pressures from US and its regional allies, Iran and Syria have signed an agreement on...
Iran: Parliament impeaches Finance Minister Karbasian

Iran: Parliament impeaches Finance Minister Karbasian

The Iranian parliament has voted to impeach Masoud Karbasian, Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance on Sunday, reports Press TV. A total of 137...
Washington: EU $20 M Aid to Iran Sends “Wrong Message”

Washington: EU $20 M Aid to Iran Sends “Wrong Message”

US exerts pressure on EU to distance from Iran Continuing anti-Iran tirade after withdrawal from multilateral nuclear deal, the US administration has criticised EU decision...
Saudi Arabia Neutralize a Man with Explosive Vest

Saudi Arabia Neutralize a Man with Explosive Vest

Amidst growing tension due to ongoing Saudi-led war against Yemen and rivalry with Iran, Saudi security forces have claimed of neutralizing a man who...
Khamenei: Iran Will Never Talk To Trump Administration

Khamenei: Iran Will Never Talk To Trump Administration

Reacts to Trump’s offer talks without pre-conditions Iran’s most powerful leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that his country will not enter into new negotiations...
No US-Iran Meeting during UN General Assembly: Zarif

No US-Iran Meeting during UN General Assembly: Zarif

Ending speculations of US-Iran meeting, Iranian Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected media reports of a possible meeting between Iranian and American officials on...
Rouhani: Talks Impossible With “Untrustworthy” Trump Administration

Rouhani: Talks Impossible With “Untrustworthy” Trump Administration

Amidst discussion on possibilities of talks or no talks between US and Iran in coming days, President Hassan Rouhani has clearly asserted that US...
Iran Alleges Foreign Forces for Inciting Protests

Iran Alleges Foreign Forces for Inciting Protests

Iranian government has blamed foreign sources for inciting its people to stage violent anti-government rallies under the guise of protests against economic woes. Sunday was...
Iran to Open Interest Section in Swiss Embassy In Saudi Arabia

Iran to Open Interest Section in Swiss Embassy In Saudi Arabia

It could be a beginning for a diplomatic thaw between regional rivals Having long rivalry in the region and day-to-day allegations and counter allegations, Iran...
Iran to Receive Five Passenger Planes from French-Italian Manufacturer

Iran to Receive Five Passenger Planes from French-Italian Manufacturer

Despite US pressure for sanctions against Iran, the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer- ATR- is to deliver five new purchased passenger planes to Iran on Sunday,...
India Increases Iranian Oil Imports In June By 48 Percent

India Increases Iranian Oil Imports In June By 48 Percent

Despite US pressure New Delhi and Tehran preparing to continue trading Despite US pressure to reduce Iranian oil imports to zero by November this year,...
Now Trump is ready to talk with Iran without “pre-conditions”

Now Trump is ready to talk with Iran without “pre-conditions”

US President Donlad Trump has said on Monday he would be willing to meet Iran’s leader “without preconditions” to discuss how to improve ties....
US pushing arab-nato allies against Iran

US pushing Arab-NATO allies against Iran

James Mattis says reports of US war against Iran is “fiction” The contradictory statements and reports have been emanating from Washington over US intention for...
Iran Complains ICJ against US Re-Imposing Sanctions

Iran Complains ICJ against US Re-Imposing Sanctions

Iran has lodged a complaint at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the United States' "unlawful" move to re-impose "unilateral" sanctions against Tehran...
Spy chiefs of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan to counter terror in Afghanistan

Spy chiefs of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan to counter terror in Afghanistan

In an unprecedented development, the heads of intelligence from Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan have reached an agreement to join efforts against Daesh (IS)...
Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it cuts oil import

Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it...

Iran has warned  India that it will no more grant “special privileges” to it if it tried to replace Iranian crude with that from...
France, Germany and UK to trade with Iran without Dollars

France, Germany and UK to trade with Iran without Dollars

Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister has said that three major European countries: France, Germany and the UK, have agreed to maintain trade with...
Iran, P4+1 meet ends inconclusive in Vienna

Iran, P4+1 meet ends inconclusive in Vienna

Iranian and Western media report differently Conflicting reports have emerged from Vienna after an important meeting among foreign ministers of Iran, Britain, France, Germany, China...
Saudi Arabia Agrees To Pump More Oil to Maintain Balance

Saudi Arabia Agrees To Pump More Oil to Maintain Balance

Following US suggestion to be ready to produce more oil for filling vacuum after closure of Iranian oil export, Saudi Arabia's cabinet on Tuesday...
US media tries to influence Indian policy on Iran

US media tries to influence Indian policy on Iran

Bloomberg interviews IOC Chairman Amidst Indian government considering its response to US pressure for stopping oil imports from Iran by November this year, American media...
US Pressure to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil May Trigger Crisis

US Pressure to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil May Trigger Crisis

President Hassan Rouhani Threatens for Consequences The US pressure on global community to stop buying Iranian oil by early November may trigger a regional crisis...
US will fail in dividing Iran’s people and government

Khamenei: US will fail in dividing Iran’s people and government

Trump administration warned world capitals to stop buying Iranian oil Reacting to US President Donald Trump’s continuing rhetoric, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has...
Iran deny killing four protesters, claimed by Saudi media

Iran deny killing of four protesters, claimed by Saudi media

Israeli media reproduces Saudi network’s report Saudi Arabian official media has claimed that Iranian security forces have shot and killed at least four protesters after...
Rupee crashes to all-time low of 69 per dollar before slight recovery; may touch 72 by year-end

Rupee crashes to all-time low of 69 per dollar before slight recovery; may touch...

The rupee crashed to an all-time low of 69.0925 against the US dollar on Thursday, June 28 morning, past its previous record of 68.8650...
US urge Security Council to punish Iran for malign behaviour

US urge Security Council to punish Iran for malign behaviour

Iran’s leader Ayatollah Khemenei denounce Western states Confrontation between US and Iran continues unabatedly. Wednesday witnessed United States administration urging UN Security Council members...
Sushma meets Mogherini, discuss bilateral ties, Iran deal

Sushma meets Mogherini, discuss bilateral ties, Iran deal

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has met High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on Friday in Brussels and...
Iranian-Qatari leadership discuss Yemen, regional conflicts

Iranian-Qatari leadership discuss Yemen, regional conflicts

Qatar’s Emir appreciates Iran for supporting during Gulf crisis Amidst Saudi-led coalition force’ arrival at Yemen’s Hudaidah airport as a major success after they launched...
Israel’s former minister arrested for spying for Iran

Israel’s former minister arrested for spying for Iran

Tehran has not responded to the allegations yet In a rare development, Israel’s former minister Gonen Segev has been arrested on suspicion of assisting and...
Israel calls for military coalition against Iran

Israel calls for military coalition against Iran

UE says Iran’s n-enrichment plan within JCPOA limit Despite EU assessment of Iran’s nuclear enrichment plan being within multilateral JCPOA deal limit, Israel has resumed...
Iran’s Khamenei Orders to Resume N-Enrichment Immediately

Iran’s Khamenei Orders to Resume N-Enrichment Immediately

German Chancellor to exert pressure to push Iran out of Syria Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of...
Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

JavadZarif writes letters to his counterparts worldwide Continuing its diplomatic move after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran is expanding its...
India to continue trade with Iran despite US sanctions threat

India to continue trade with Iran despite US sanctions threat

Sushma Swaraj meets Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Despite US threats of imposing "the highest level" of economic sanctions against Iran, India has made...
Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Tehran will continue supporting Hamas, Hezbollah, says top security official Iran's top security official says that his country will maintain its advisory role in Syria...
Global community agree on saving JCPOA: Iran

Global community agree on saving JCPOA: Iran

Iran’s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi more confident of EU support The remaining signatories of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal known as JCPOA have regretted...
Iran ask EU to stand up against US for Nuclear deal

Iran ask EU to stand up against US for Nuclear deal

Playing cautious with certain level of clarity after US withdrawal from nuclear deal, Iran has set out conditions to stay in the deal with...
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Iran to US: Who are you to decide for Iran and the World?

British foreign secretary, EU foreign policy chief question Pompeo’s suggestions Reacting to US threat of the “strongest sanctions in history” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has...
Iran “lesser hopeful” of Europeans commitment to N-deal

Iran “lesser hopeful” of Europeans commitment to N-deal

US threatens to impose sanctions on European companies doing business in Iran The damage control exercise after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear...
Record for US President: Tears Multilateral Deal Then Publicly Endorses Torture

Record for US President: Tears Multilateral Deal Then Publicly Endorses Torture

~By Saeed Naqvi In the Trump multiplex, three shows are on simultaneously. First, the stages between the announcement of withdrawal from the deal and real...
Iran’s Khamenei call Trump’s words- silly and superficial

Iran’s Khamenei call Trump’s words- silly and superficial

You spent money to dominate Iraq and Syria; well you couldn't, damn it to hell!" says Khamenei to Trump Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called...
Trump’s announcement is awaited Tuesday on Iran n-deal

Trump’s announcement is awaited Tuesday on Iran n-deal

vc_row]Iranian President says his country will overcome any problems Major capitals around the world remained engaged in formulating their response to US President Donald Trump’s...
Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Amidst rising tension among the signatories of JCPOA due to US President Donald Trump’s threat of withdrawing from the deal on May 12,  Iran's...
Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to announce his words on JCPOA on May 12 Amidst mounting pressure from US President Donlad Trump of pulling out of the landmark multilateral...
Trump’s pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices

Trump’s pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices

India will also be affected by oil price rise The possibilities of US President Donald Trump’s pull out from Iran nuclear deal on May 12...
Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Iran calls a “baseless childish, naïve game”, US calls it “authentic” Amidst growing US President Donald Trump’s threat of pulling out of Iran nuclear deal...
Iran warns US not to withdraw from n-deal or face consequences

Iran warns US not to withdraw from n-deal or face consequences

US withdrawal will set Iran free from any obligation, says FM Zarif Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated his warning to United States administration against...
Iran kills three Pakistan origin terrorists on border

Iran kills three Pakistan origin terrorists on border

Tehran loses two IRGC and one border guard personnel in gun-battle Iranian forces have claimed of thwarting an attempt by Pakistan-based terrorists to storm and...
Pakistan receives seven bodies from Afghanistan, Iran

Pakistan receives seven bodies from Afghanistan, Iran

Amidst ongoing diplomatic war with India, Pakistan received dead bodies of five of its soldiers from Afghanistan and two of its civilians’ from Iranian...
Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

They oppose US for any geographical changes Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran have reaffirmed their support to maintain the sovereignty, independence, unity, territorial integrity...
Saudi Crown Prince recognise Israelis right to their own land

Saudi Crown Prince recognise Israelis right to their own land

In a major development bringing Saudi Arabia and Israel closer, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, also known as MBS, has virtually recognised Israel, stressing...
Iran urges for restraint in Jammu and Kashmir

Iran urges for restraint in Jammu and Kashmir

In a rare statement on situation in India, Iran has expressed regret over the recent deadly incidents in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the...
Saudi Prince ask US to rethink on Iran-N deal

Saudi Prince ask US to rethink on Iran-N deal

MBS ask US to act before “bullet reach to your head” Continuing its pressure on US on Iran nuclear deal, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed...
Iran rejects Saudi Arabia allegation of supplying missiles to Houthis

Iran rejects Saudi Arabia allegation of supplying missiles to Houthis

Riyadh demands UNSC to hold Tehran accountable for missile attacks Iran has rejected Saudi Arabia’s accusations of providing missiles to Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and...

Can Saud And Israel Drag Trump Into War With Iran?

~By Saeed Naqvi The New York Times Op-Ed page headline said it all: “I Helped Sell the False Choice of War Once. It’s Happening Again.” The...
Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons

Trump meets Saudi Crown Prince MBS, sells weapons

Senators oppose American support to Saudi Arabia for Yemen war crimes In a remarkable development, US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin...
Iran Shells mortar shells in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Iran Shells mortars in Pakistan’s Balochistan

In a rare hostility on Iran-Pakistan border, Iranian forces have fired about half a dozen mortar shells into Pakistani territory near the Panjgur in...
Iran Criticise UK laxity during attack on its London mission

Iran Criticise UK laxity during attack on its London mission

Tehran’s opponents scaled embassy wall and removed Iranian flag Amidst Saudi Arabia’s most powerful Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s controversial visit to UK, a...
Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar, connect with Gawadar

Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar, connect with Gawadar

Alleys Pak’ concern over India’s role in Iranian port In its efforts to maintain balance in friendly ties with India and Pakistan, Iran has, on...
Iran to continue support to people in Syria and Yemen

Iran to continue support to people in Syria and Yemen

Amidst allegations of destabilizing the Middle East by its active role in Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Yemen, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has,...
India succeeds hurting Pakistan’s trade interest in Afghanistan

India succeeds hurting Pakistan’s trade interest in Afghanistan

Development of Iranian port Chabahar and connecting road to Afghanistan by India has started showing results causing huge trade deficit for Pakistan. A senior...

Russia criticise US for not acting against Syrian terror groups

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the US for not taking any serious action against Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as...
Iran finds plane wreckage and bodies after three days

Iran finds plane wreckage and bodies after three days

Iranian authorities have traced the dead bodies and the wreckage of the ill-fated passenger plane that crashed with 66 people on board in south-western...
Israeli PM Banjamin Netanyahu has displayed a piece of an alleged Iranian drone in Munich Security Conference which was dismissed by Javad Zarif.

Israel-Iran tension escalates in Munich Security Conference

The situation in Middle East has once again escalated with Israeli PM Banjamin Netanyahu displaying piece of  an alleged Iranian drone (downed by Israel...
Iran, Saudi Arabia confront at Munich conference

Iran, Saudi Arabia confront at Munich conference

The conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran was witnessed at Munich Security Conference on Sunday when their foreign ministers pressed their opinion in front...
Iran plane crashes into mountains: All 66 aboard killed

Iran plane crashes into mountains: All 66 aboard killed

Aseman Airlines ATR-72 was en route from Tehran to the south-western city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, while it came down in the Zagros...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to visit India

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to visit India

With a backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman, Iranian President Hassan Rouahni will arrive at New Delhi...
Iranian Foreign Minister meets Yemen’s Houthi official

Iranian Foreign Minister meets Yemen’s Houthi official

For the first time Yemen’s Houthi’s armed group Ansarullah engaged in defending the country from Saudi led coalition has officially met Iranian leadership in...

UN Head calls for de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre

Iran says Israeli claim of shooting down its drone is ridiculous UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre after...
Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

War escalates on Israel-Syria border while PM Modi in Ramallah Amidst US military’s rising operations in northern Syria, Damascus and Tel Aviv have, on Saturday...
Iranian guards detain four Indian shipping vessels

Iranian guards detain four Indian shipping vessels

Sixteen crew members also detained with vessels In an unprecedented move against Indian vessels in the Persian Gulf, Iranian naval guards have seized four Indian...
UN criticise Saudi Arabia for human rights violations in Yemen

UN criticise Saudi Arabia for human rights violations in Yemen

Iran is also criticised for supplying arms to Houthis Saudi Arabia,has once again come under pressure for its human right violations in its campaign against...
Iran: More Indian ports may transit through Chabahar port

Iran: More Indian ports may transit through Chabahar port

Iranian minister appreciates India’s railway development In a major development, Iranian ambassador Gholamreza Ansari has said that Chabahar port has positively improved transportation activities between...
Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Expresses displeasure to Russia and Iran In a rare experience US diplomats go through in any host country, their Charge d;Affairs was summoned  by Turkish...
Khamenei: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and MKO were responsible for violent protests

Khamenei: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and MKO were responsible for violent protests

Iran’s top leadership believes that the recent violent protests in Iran were the result of the coordinated efforts of a “triangle” having US-Israel at...
Iran: Mehmoud Ahmedinejad arrested for inciting protests

Iran: Mehmoud Ahmedinejad arrested for inciting protests

Arabic media reports the arrest while Iranian media remains silent In an unprecedented move after 1979 Islamic Revolution, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been...
Pro-government demonstrations held across Iran

Pro-government demonstrations held across Iran

Within a week after anti-government protests erupted in Mashhad, the second largest city, millions of Iranians held pro-government nationwide demonstrations on second consecutive day...
Iran asks France to contain MKO terror involved in instigating protests

Iran asks France to contain MKO terror involved in instigating protests

In a major twist to ongoing protests in different Iranian cities, President Hassan Rouhani has called on France to “take immediate actions” against Mujahideen...
Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Protests against economic conditions turn to anti-government stir Amidst anti-government protests in various cities in the country, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has clearly said...
Pro and anti-government protests in Tehran and other cities -

Pro and anti-government protests in Tehran and other cities

In a rare development in Iran, Tehran and several other cities have witnessed anti and pro government protests during last three days. Thousands of...
Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Russia has earlier alleged US for imparting training to terrorists in Syria A day after Russian military top brass alleged US for imparting training to...
France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

Paris acknowledge Russia and Iran won the war In a rare admission of reality on the ground, France, despite being part of the US...
Iran alleges US complicity in Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen

Iran alleges US complicity in Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen

Foreign minister Javad Zarif responds to US envoy at UN allegations Responding to US allegations of supplying weapons to Yemen’s  Houthi Ansurallah fighters, Iran’s Foreign...
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Now Israel want Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Tel Aviv

Arab monarchs apprehensive of public ire In another step forward in Saudi Arabia-Israel relations, the Israel’s Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz want Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...
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Iran: President Rouhani puts conditions for resuming ties with Saudi Arabia

Stop bombing Yemen and cut alleged ties with Israel In a major breakthrough, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has conveyed his country’s readiness to restore ties...
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates strategic Chabahar Port

The newly-built extension to Chabahar port opens up a strategic transit route from India to Afghanistan and Central Asia – bypassing rival Pakistan. More than...
Arab people differ Riyadh perspective on Palestine

Arab people differ Riyadh perspective on Palestine

Social media users support resistance and oppose “normalization” with Israel The rift between the policies of Saudi Arabia and Arabs on the streets was visible...
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Russia, Iran, Turkey propose Syrian Congress to resolve crisis

Rival groups to sit across table in Sochi before Nov. 28 The outline for political process for setting Syria’s future was discussed among Russian President...
Saudi Arabia lead Arab nations in condemning Iran, Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia leads Arab nations in condemning Iran, Hezbollah

Arab League foreign ministers meet in Cairo to discuss Iranian threat to the region In a swift move Saudi Arabia has led Arab foreign ministers...

US blocks humanitarian aid for Iran’s earthquake victims

US offered condolences for the victims on Monday The Iranian expats living in US have alleged that US Treasury Department has blocked online donations made...

Hariri avoids returning Beirut, to reach Paris and other capitals before arriving home

France invites to dispel notion of his detention in Saudi Arabia Amid political uncertainty in Lebanon, Prime Minister Saad Hariri has decided to travel from...
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Iraqi Kurds pledge to abide by Supreme Court order banning separate homeland

KRG eager for direct dialogue with Baghdad In a major development which may resolve the issue of a separate homeland for Kurds in Iraq, Kurdistan...
Earthquake kills over 200 in Iran and Iraq

Earthquake kills over 300 in Iran and Iraq

Iranian leader calls all government agencies to rush for help Over 300 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful earthquake...
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Lebanon PM Hariri’s detention in Saudi Arabia seems confirmed

Hariri’s resignation from foreign land is shameful act for Lebanese people It is now confirmed that Lebanese PM Saad Hariri is in illegal custody of...

War of words sharpens between Hezbollah and Saudi rulers

US adopts Saudi policy on Lebanon Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah has declared that Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri is currently being detained in Saudi...
Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

Israeli envoys asked to ramp up international pressure after Hariri resignation The growing coordination between Saudi Arabia and Israel for triggering a desired war in...
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Saudi Arabia hindering UN humanitarian aid to Yemen

Houthis display domestically manufactured missiles The Saudi Arabia led air and sea blockade of Yemen after Saturday’s ballistic missile attack by Houthi fighters at Riyadh...
Saudi Arabia denounces Iran for supplying missiles to Yemen’s Houthis

Saudi Arabia denounces Iran for supplying missiles to Yemen’s Houthis

Iran denies Riyadh’s allegations  Saudi Arabia has denounced Iran for Saturday’s Yemen’s Houthis firing of a ballistic missile towards Riyadh citing evidence that Tehran was behind the...

Syria-Iraq coordinated offensive cause major defeat to IS terrorists

Lost Deir Ezzor in Syria and Al-Qaim in Iraq As part of a final push to Daesh (IS) terrorists out of Syria and Iraq, the...
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India sends first wheat shipment for Afghanistan via Iranian Chabahar port

Foreign Ministers of three countries flagged-off the ship Opening the wider door of cooperation among India, Afghanistan and Iran, the much awaited project of Chabahar...
Iraqi government rejects US notion on “foreign fighters”

Iraqi government rejects US notion on “foreign fighters”

President Fuad Masoum supports deeper ties with Tehran The Iraqi government has rejected the US notion of “foreigners” fighting against Daesh (IS) terrorists in its...
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Khemenei warns: Iran will cut the nuclear deal into shreds

US raises Terhan’s missile program issue Amidst US President Donald Trump decertifying compliance by Iranian government and Washington’s continuous threats of withdrawing from multilateral...
EU: US to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N-deal

EU: US to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N-deal

Federica Mogherini warns Trump administration Serious concern has been growing on the possible US administration’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal. European Union foreign policy chief...
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Donald Trump Facing Isolation on Iran Nuclear Compliance

IAEA and world leaders support n-deal continuation US President Donald Trump has been facing tremendous pressure from permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany...
Iran: Europe should defy US sanctions if Trump leaves N-deal

Iran: Europe should defy US sanctions if Trump leaves N-deal

In a bid to isolate US administration on nuclear deal, Iran has urged Europe to defy US sanctions if Trump administration chooses to abandon...
Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi forces watching border from Turkish territory           Reacting to Masoud Barzani, the head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s defiant attitude sticking for “ending ties...
Iraqi Kurds May Face “Siege” By Neighboring Countries

Iraqi Kurds May Face “Siege” By Neighboring Countries

Kurds receive Israeli support to the independence referendum Exerting pressure on Iraqi Kurds for not insisting for a separate country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria are against separate Kurdish state In a major development after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq in 2003,...
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Iran Receives G-77 Support against US Tirade on Nuclear Deal

Trump faces isolation: UN and EU also support n-deal In a major setback to US President Donald Trump who has been criticizing Iran nuclear deal...
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Iran unveils its new long-range ballistic missile

The missile, named Khorramshahr has a range of 2,000 km and is capable of carrying multiple warheads Tehran: Iran, on Friday, unveiled a new long-range ballistic...
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Referendum in Iraq’s Kurdish North Sets Cat Among Pigeons

By: Saeed Naqvi Iraqi Kurdish region’s planned referendum on September 25 for independence has set the cat among the pigeons. Last minute efforts are on to...
Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

In a sudden development, Israeli rockets were fired at a Syrian army position, suspected to be a chemical weapon site in Hama province in...
Iran Asks Saudi Arabia to Stop Supporting Terrorists in Yemen

Iran Asks Saudi Arabia to Stop Supporting Terrorists in Yemen

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has expressed desire to resolve issues with Saudi Arabia “through dialogue” if Riyadh stops backing terrorists in Yemen. Rouhani was quoted...
Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Shahbaz; Time to say goodbye for US aid In an effort to re-adjust its foreign policy after US President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan...
Qatar to send its Ambassador to Iran

Qatar to send its Ambassador to Iran

Doha rejects Riyadh’s hegemony Amid ongoing diplomatic crisis with Saudi led quartet, Qatar has decided to return its Ambassador to Tehran for strengthening its ties...
Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Responding to the ongoing US threats to renegotiate or walk away from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran has warned that it needs only five days...
War against IS shifted to Syria-Lebanon Border Areas

War against IS shifted to Syria-Lebanon Border Areas

Syria achieves major success in recapturing territories Having unprecedented losses in Syria and Iraq due to IS and other terror outfits, Lebanon and Syria have...
US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

Trump says, despite concerns, signed for the unity of the country The new sanction bill signed by US President Donald Trump on Wednesday against Russia,...
Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

White House working with allies for strict enforcement In a major shift, President Donald Trump has backed away from his campaign promise to scrap nuclear...
US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

The guidelines state applicants must prove close relationships in the US, while extended family wouldn’t be considered close The United States (US)  government has set...
De-escalation begins in Saudi Qatar crisis

De-escalation begins in Saudi Qatar crisis

US sells F-15 fighters, Turkey, Iran supply food The Saudi-Qatar crisis is turning in Doha’s favor with signing of fresh F-15 fighter deal between...
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt snap ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt snap ties with Qatar

The move comes as a major shock in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia has also accused Qatar of supporting terrorists Saudi Arabia, the United...
Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Tehran tells Trump to ask Riyadh for help in preventing another 9/11 By Abu Turab West Asia seems to be on the road to confrontation on...
Tips For Trump As He Meets Muslim Leaders in Riyadh

Tips For Trump As He Meets Muslim Leaders in Riyadh

By Saeed Naqvi On May 21, Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Sultan has organized a Muslim Jamboree for President Trump. He will thereby attempt...
Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Iran has destabilized the Middle East By Abu Turab US President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia is aimed...
Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Reports said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has allocated $ 68 million for preparations to host Trump. Abu Turab US President Donald Trump, who is known...
Pak summons Iranian envoy over army chief's threat

Pak summons Iranian envoy over army chief’s threat

Abu Turab Relations between Iran and Pakistan seem to be deteriorating after Iran’s army chief threatened to hit “terrorists” inside Pakistani territory after losing 10...
Professor Mohammad Kafi, president of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

“Iranian history, literature most sought-after”

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad was established in 1949, and with nearly seven decades of a brilliant academic record, research and cultural history, it is...
Pakistan: Caught in the Iran vs Saudi Arabia great game

Pakistan: Caught in the Iran vs Saudi Arabia great game

Sunni groups in Pakistan have been harassing and abducting Shias, heading to and from Iran, for quite some time. By Abu Turab In a rare show...
Donald Trump

The Trumpean Paradox

Cool towards new friends while strong-arming frenemies, the US president’s first fortnight is a study in contradictory decision-making By Sujit Bhar Here are some weird...
DETENTE? Relations between Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and King Salman of Saudi Arabia (right) are showing signs of improvement over a year after the Hajj tragedy that claimed 4,700 lives

Saudi-Iran ice cap shows signs of thaw

Quiet diplomacy on to bring the two warring countries closer By Abu Turab The advent of Donald Trump as the 45th President of United States has...

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