Many fear that this spring as temperatures rise and the snow-covered routes become easier to traverse, a deluge of Afghans could arrive at the European Union's borders.
Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz called for action against Iran over its alleged attack on an oil tanker last week
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Ebrahim Raisi, the incumbent Chief Justice of Iran, for winning the country's presidential election, saying India looked forwards to work with him to strengthen ties between the two countries.
Deputy Interior Minister Jamal Orf said 28.6 million Iranians participated in Friday's election, and with around 90 per cent of the votes counted, Raisi garnered over 17.8 million votes.
India on Monday lost the ONGC Videsh Ltd-discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf after Iran awarded a contract for developing the giant gas field to a local company.
Tehran: Iran’s Foreign Ministry has urged France, Germany and the UK, the three European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal, to implement their commitments to protecting Tehran’s nuclear rights enshrined under the pact. France, Germany and the UK, also known as E3 with reference to the nuclear deal, are expected to stop their political “blame […]
Tehran: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said he had a “very fruitful” meeting with his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation and regional security issues, including Afghanistan. Singh arrived in Tehran from Moscow on Saturday after concluding his three-day visit to Russia where he attended a meeting […]
Tehran: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the recent move by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to normalize ties with Israel was an act of “betrayal”. “The UAE betrayed the Islamic world, Arab nations and the regional countries, as well as the cause of Palestine,” Xinhua news agency quoted Khamenei as […]
Tehran: Iranians held massive collective prayers on Sunday to celebrate Eid, amid social distancing measures including masks and gloves due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Group prayers had been cancelled in the country for almost three months, although this restriction was recently lifted in low-risk areas and for special ceremonies, reports Efe news. The faithful were […]
Rome: Coronavirus-battered Italy reported 368 more coronavirus (Covid19) deaths on Sunday, a new one-day “record”. The northern region of Lombardy – the country’s worst-affected – accounted for 252 of the fatalities, which have taken the total toll across the nation to over 1,800, the BBC reported. Also Read: Trump Declares State Of Emergency As Coronavirus […]
New Delhi: First batch of 58 stranded Indians, including women and children, were brought back from coronavirus-hit Iran in a C-17 Globemaster military aircraft on Tuesday, officials said. The Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft landed with the Indians at Hindon air base in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on early Tuesday. The evacuated Indians were being assisted […]
New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has said that all visas issued to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea and Japan, on or before March 3, and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Those required to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visas […]
New Delhi: Iran Foreign Minister Javed Zarif on Wednesday said that though Tehran was interested in diplomacy, it wasn’t keen on negotiating with the US. Zarif was alluding to the ongoing tensions between America and Iran following the Trump administration’s targeted killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Intelligence chief General Qassem Soleimani early this month. […]
Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing tensions between the United States and Iran, Syrian Ambassador to India Riad Abbas said on Monday that “where there is US, there is trouble”. Abbas, who met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here, criticised American interference in the affairs of the Middle East countries. He said his nation did not believe […]
Kiev: Following Iran’s admission that it brought down the Kiev-bound airliner earlier this week unintentionally, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday laid down several demands from Tehran, including compensation for the victim’s families and official apologies for its mistake. In a Facebook post, Zelensky said: “This morning was not good, but it brought the truth. […]