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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...
Israel-PM-with-minister

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...
rouhani

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...
Chabahar

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...
sochi-meeting

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...
prime-minster-abadi

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...
hariri-with-salman

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...
farhan-haq

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...
signing-chabahar

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...
khamenei

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...
iran deal

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,...
G-77

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...
Iran missile

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...
masood barzani

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...

'Iran' - 61 News Results

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...
Israel-PM-with-minister

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...
rouhani

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...
Chabahar

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...
sochi-meeting

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...
prime-minster-abadi

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...
hariri-with-salman

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...
farhan-haq

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...
signing-chabahar

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...
khamenei

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...
iran deal

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,...
G-77

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...
Iran missile

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...
masood barzani

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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