Tag: Iran

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  • Butchery in Iran

    Butchery in Iran

    In death, four-year-old Mohammad-Taha Eghdami, whose photograph went viral in Iran over the weekend, symbolises the calculated malevolence that drove terrorists to attack a military parade, killing 29 people, including conscripts and children. Crucially enough, the parade had been organised to mark the anniversary of the start of the 1980-88 war with Saddam Hussein’s Iraq. …

    September 25, 2018
  • 24 killed, over 50 injured in attack on military parade in Iran

    24 killed, over 50 injured in attack on military parade in Iran

    Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the occasion of the military parade to compare US President Donald Trump to the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, according to Press TV.

    September 22, 2018
  • Iran orders the closure of a pro-reform newspaper

    Iran orders the closure of a pro-reform newspaper

    On Thursday, a headline on the newspaper's front page read: "Ruqayyah became Mahdi after 22 years." 

    September 15, 2018
  • India, Iran, Afghanistan hold trilateral on Chabahar

    India, Iran, Afghanistan hold trilateral on Chabahar

    India and Iran on Tuesday reviewed the progress on completing the Chabahar Port project that will provide India a critical transport link to Afghanistan, bypassing Pakistan.

    September 11, 2018
  • Iran to hand over Chabahar Port maintenance to India soon

    Iran to hand over Chabahar Port maintenance to India soon

    While the US is pressuring India to reduce its trade and commercial links with Iran, Tehran said it would hand over the Chabahar Port to India for operation and maintenance within a month.

    September 7, 2018
  • US to lead Security Council talks on Iran in September: Nikki Haley

    US to lead Security Council talks on Iran in September: Nikki Haley

    With the US now holding the presidency of the Security Council, Haley said the aim is to put further pressure on Tehran over its alleged violations of council resolutions.

    September 5, 2018
  • Ayatollah vs Rouhani

    Ayatollah vs Rouhani

    With the deepening economic turmoil in Iran and President Hassan Rouhani fighting a losing battle against his detractors, the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei’s indication that the country might “abandon” the nuclear deal with the Western powers is distinctly a fallout of the domestic ferment and Donald Trump’s decision to jettison the agreement that was signed …

    September 2, 2018
  • Twitter suspends 486 more accounts linked to Iran, Russia

    Twitter suspends 486 more accounts linked to Iran, Russia

    Fewer than 100 of the 770 suspended accounts claimed to be located in the US and many of these were sharing divisive social commentary.

    August 28, 2018
  • Asian Games: India fail to reach men’s kabaddi final, first time since 1990

    Asian Games: India fail to reach men’s kabaddi final, first time since 1990

    The country settled for the bronze medal along with Pakistan, which had lost to South Korea in the other semifinal

    August 23, 2018
  • Diplomatic, selective

    Diplomatic, selective

    From Iran to Myanmar, the United States of America has effected a stern tightening of the economic screws. After a bout of unsplendid isolation during the long years of Aung San Suu Kyi’s incarceration, the authorities in Naypidaw, albeit “elected”, will have to contend with the latest cache of sanctions that were imposed last Friday. …

    August 20, 2018
  • Iran unveils next generation missile

    Iran unveils next generation missile

    Iran unveiled the next generation of Tehran's Fateh Mobin short-range ballistic missile today, according to conservative news agency Tasnim.

    August 13, 2018
  • Iran must change from within

    Iran must change from within

    It may have been more prudent for Donald Trump to make the overture before delivering the ballistic message in capital letters. But then, prudence is hardly a quality anyone associates with the White House incumbent. His belligerent tweet late last month, vowing “consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before” if …

    August 9, 2018
  • A tangled skein

    A tangled skein

    It is Donald Trump’s renewed economic reprisal against Hassan Rouhani’s swift rejection of his offer to negotiate after the US binned the nuclear deal concluded by Barack Obama. In effect, the Iranian President had underscored the glaring contradiction in terms; more recently he has rejected the talks offer as”psychological warfare”, making it explicit that”negotiations with …

    August 9, 2018
  • Iran slams ‘psychological warfare’ as US to reimpose sanctions

    Iran slams ‘psychological warfare’ as US to reimpose sanctions

    The first round of sanctions takes effect overnight, targeting Iran's access to US banknotes and key industries including cars and carpets.

    August 7, 2018
  • Iran trumps Trump

    Iran trumps Trump

    Iran is a long way from deceptive North Korea and not merely in terms of distance. It has hit back at the United States of America, with President Hassan Rouhani rejecting President Trump’s offer of “talks without preconditions” as worthless and “a dream”, saying his words contradicted his action of reimposing sanctions on Tehran. Less …

    August 4, 2018
  • Iran officially joins ASEAN treaty

    Iran officially joins ASEAN treaty

    In a ceremony on the sidelines of the 51st Asean Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Singapore, Iran officially joined the TAC treaty.

    August 2, 2018
  • India secures release of 21 fishermen in Iran

    India secures release of 21 fishermen in Iran

    Twenty-one fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were stranded in Iran, have been released and will be repatriated in batches starting 3 August, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday. “I am happy to inform that 21 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were stranded at Nakhitaghi (Iran) have been released with the efforts of …

    August 2, 2018