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Ebrahim Raisi Wins Iran Prez Polls By Landslide
Ebrahim Raisi Wins Iran Prez Polls By Landslide

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.

  • Saturday, 19 June 2021
India Loses ONGC Videsh Ltd-discovered Farzad-B Gas Field In Iran

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.

  • Tuesday, 18 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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,” […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
#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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021