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Tag: Iran

Soleimani's Funeral
Thousands Join Soleimani's Funeral In His Hometown

Kerman (Iran):  Hundreds of thousands of mourners on Tuesday took to the streets of Kerman in Iran, the hometown of Qasem Soleimani, the Iranian Major General who was killed in a US attack, to attend the funeral of the top commander. The remains of Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy leader of the Iraqi militia […]

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Iran Tech Minister Says Trump Is "Terrorist In A Suit"

New Delhi: Tense relations between the United States and Iran worsened on Friday when the Trump administration killed Soleimani, Commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Deputy Chief of Iraq’s paramilitary Hashd Shaabi forces in a targeted airstrike. After the attack, a series of tweets by US […]

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Donald Trump Threatens 52 Iranian Targets If Tehran Retaliates

Washington: The United States President Donald Trump has said that he has identified 52 Iranian targets and will respond “very fast and very hard” to any reprisal from Tehran for the death of Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, which the US leader ordered. “Let this serve as a WARNING that if Iran strikes any Americans, or American […]

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#worldwar3 Trending, Twitterati Post Memes, Funny Comments

Washington: As the killing of Qasem Soleimani — head of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force — by the US armed forces trended on Twitter, thousands of social media platform users even posted funny comments and memes on the development. After Pentagon confirmed that following an airstrike on the directions from President Donald Trump, Iranian General […]

Aramco-Attack
Iran dismisses British PM's claims over Saudi Aramco attacks

Tehran: Iranian Foreign Ministry criticized British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for his claims that Iran was involved in recent drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil facilities. “Instead of making such futile efforts against Iran, the British government is better to stop the sales of lethal weapons to Saudi Arabia which is used against the […]

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Data Shows Iran Involved In Saudi Drone Attacks: US

Washington: The US has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind the drone attacks on two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Monday. A US official said that there were 19 points of impact on the targets and the attacks had come from a west-north-west […]

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Highly gratified by cooperation from 'great friend' India on Iran: US

Washington: The United States is “highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner like India” on the Iranian oil sanctions, the White House said on Wednesday as the Trump administration slapped sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, ramping up its tension with Tehran. “We have been highly gratified by cooperation from a […]

Iran ready to hold talks with US if sanctions lifted: Rouhani

Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that his country was ready to hold talks with the US if Washington lifts sanctions imposed on Tehran. “We are always ready for negotiations. I tell you this hour and this moment to abandon bullying and lift the sanctions and return to logic and wisdom. We are ready,” […]

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Iran hopeful India will act in its national interest on oil imports issue

New Delhi: Amid US sanctions, Iran on Tuesday said it believes India will act in its national interest on the issue of oil imports and Tehran can act as a “protector” of India’s energy security. Iran’s Ambassador to India Ali Chegeni also asserted that his country can provide “affordability, accessability and security” of energy to […]

PM Modi, US President Trump discuss Iran, trade, defence, 5G

Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held talks with US President Donald Trump and discussed various bilateral and global issues including Iran, 5G communications networks, trade and defence ahead of the G-20 Summit. Modi thanked Trump for expressing his “love towards India” in a letter recently delivered by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. […]

Iran dismisses possibility of war amid US tensions

Tehran: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed the possibility of war breaking out in the region amid rising tensions with the US, saying that Tehran doesn’t want a conflict and no country had the “idea or illusion that it can confront Iran”. His comments came as Washington tightened sanctions on Iran’s crude exports […]

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Iran pulls out of parts of 2015 nuclear deal

Tehran: Iran has officially ended its compliance with several commitments of the country’s 2015 nuclear deal, the country’s atomic energy body said on Wednesday. An official from the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran told the semi-official ISNA news agency that “the country has begun to stop implementing some of its obligations under the JCPOA (Joint […]

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US deployment triggered after inputs of Iranian attack plans

Washington: Following intelligence showing Iran made plans to target US forces in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East, decision to reinforce the American military presence in the region was taken in an effort to deter any possible moves by Tehran, Dow Jones Newswires reported. The escalation in tensions came as European diplomats said Monday […]

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Pakistan Minister asks Britain to return Koh-i-Noor

Islamabad: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday asked Britain to return to Islamabad the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond, which is claimed by India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and also Iran. The 105-carat diamond has been part of the British crown jewels for the past 150 years. Chaudhry also endorsed the demand that the British empire must apologise to […]

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Iran floods leave at least 30 dead, hundreds injured

Tehran: At least 30 people were killed in the flash floods that ravaged several parts of Iran over the last few days, Iranian Legal Medicine Organization (ILMO) said in a statement. According to ILMO website, Mehrdad Ali Bakhshi, deputy head of the organisation said that among the deceased, 19 people were from southern Shiraz city, five […]

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Plane crash in Iran kills 15

Tehran: At least 15 people were killed in a Boeing 707 plane crash near the Iranian city of Karaj on Monday, the media reported. The cargo plane with 16 on board crashed in a residential area, 45 km west of Tehran, the Iranian Student News Agency (ISNA) quoted Pir Hossein Kolivand, head of the Emergency […]

India-Iran trade
Iran, India discuss trade cooperation under US sanctions

Tehran: Outgoing Indian ambassador to Tehran and the head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture have discussed ways of continuing Iran-India trade under reimposed US sanctions, Eghtesad Online news website reported on Saturday. During the meeting, the Indian diplomat Saurabh Kumar and the Iranian official Masoud Khansari reviewed the ways to continue […]

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India, Uzbekistan set $1-bn bilateral trade target

New Delhi: India and Uzbekistan set an annual bilateral trade target of $1 billion to be achieved within two years and agreed to boost connectivity as the two sides signed 17 agreements across a range of sectors following delegation-level talks led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev here at Delhi today. […]

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Iran launches missile strikes at Syria

Tehran: Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps announced targeting “terrorists'” bases in Syria with missiles and drones on Monday in response to a deadly attack on a military parade last month. In the operation, which targeted an area in the east of the Euphrates river in Syria, the Revolutionary Guard Corps used six mid-range missiles and seven […]

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Baghdad 'astonished' by report of Iran moving missiles to Iraq

Baghdad: Iraq’s Foreign Ministry has said it was “astonished” by a report that Iran had moved ballistic missiles to armed groups in Iraq. The Ministry confirmed on Sunday that all Iraqi state institutions were committed to the Constitution that states that its territory should not be used as a base or passage for any operation […]

Iran-earthquake
2 killed in 5.9-magnitude Iran quake

Tehran: At least two people were killed and 100 others injured when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Iran’s Kermanshah province on Sunday, authorities said. The epicentre of the quake was almost 9 km from the city of Tazehabad and about 30 km from the city of Javanrud, reports CNN. Both cities are close to the Iran-Iraq […]

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Asiad 2018: Indian women lose kabaddi final

Jakarta: The Indian women’s kabaddi team had to settle for silver after a narrow loss to Iran in the final at the 2018 Asian Games here on Friday. The defending champions lost 24-27 in a nail-biting encounter as Iran celebrated its first ever gold medal at the Asiad. This is the first time the Asiad […]

Trump warns trading countries against doing business with Iran

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a strong warning to America’s trading partners that anyone who does business with Tehran will not be doing business with Washington, following his administration’s re-imposition of sanctions on Iran. Trump described the new sanctions, which hit Iran’s access to dollars, gold and precious metals, as “the most […]

105 hurt in earthquake in Iran

Tehran: At least 105 people were injured in the 5.2-magnitude earthquake that shook Iran’s western Kohgiluye and Boyerahmad province on Wednesday, media reports said. The epicentre of the earthquake, with a depth of 8 km, was determined to be at 30.834 degrees north latitude and 51.559 degrees east longitude, Xinhua reported. People in Sisakht city […]

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Iran to talk on missile programme if Europe, US destroy nukes

Tehran: A senior Iranian military official said here on Saturday that Iran will not negotiate its missile programme unless Europe and the US destroy their nuclear weapons and missiles. “What Americans say out of desperation about exerting restrictions on Iran’s missile capabilities is their unreachable dream,” Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier […]

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