Tag: Iran

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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
China Asks US To Provide Visa To Iranian FM To Attend UN Meetings

Beijing: China on Tuesday urged the US to provide a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend UN Security Council meetings in New York this week, saying that as a country hosting the United Nations, Washington is obliged to provide visa for officials of member countries. Zarif on Monday said the United […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Iran Launches Missile Strike Against US In Iraq

Washington: Iran has launched over a dozen ballistic missiles targeting at least two bases where US military and coalition forces’ are stationed in Iraq, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. According to Iranian state TV, the attacks were in revenge for the killing of the commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards, General Qasem Soleimani, in a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
All Onboard Killed In Ukrainian Plane Crash In Iran

Tehran: A Kiev-bound Ukrainian plane crashed on Wednesday shortly after taking off from the Iranian capital city of Tehran, killing at least 170 people on board, authorities said. The number of people on board was initially reported to be 180, but Iranian media have differed on the figure — 169, 170, and 176. A BBC […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
US Prohibits Flights Over Iraq, Iran And The Gulf

Washington: The US aviation authority has prohibited its civil flight operators from using the airspace over Iraq, Iran and the Gulf, hours after Iran fired over a dozen ballistic missiles targeting at least two American bases in response to the killing of its General Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike. Iran has launched over a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
DGCA Asks Airlines To Be Vigilant In Airspace Over Iran, Iraq, Gulf Of Oman, Waters Of Persian Gulf

New Delhi: The DGCA on Wednesday asked Indian airline companies to remain vigilant and take all precautions in the airspace over Iran, Iraq, Gulf of Oman and waters of Persian Gulf, hours after Ukrainian International airlines carrying 170 passengers crashed near Tehran in Iran. “We had held meetings with the concerned Airlines and have sensitised […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
India Asks Citizens To Avoid Travel To Iraq

New Delhi: India on Wednesday issued an advisory for Indian nationals asking them to avoid travelling to Iraq for now. The advisory came soon after Iran claimed to have attacked two US military bases in Iraq, in retaliation to the killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Qasem Soleimani in an American drone attack on […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Israeli PM Warns Of 'Crushing Blow' If Iran Attacks

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayhu on Wednesday warned arch-enemy Iran that his country would inflict a “crushing blow” on Tehran if it is attacked following the US killing a top Iranian general. Netanyahu’s statement came as Iran launched over a dozen ballistic missiles targeting at least two bases in Iraq where the US military […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Ukrainian Airliner Was Downed By Iranian Missile: Justin Trudeau

Toronto: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that his government had intelligence indicating that Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flight PS752 was shot down by an Iranian missile. “We have intelligence from multiple sources, including our allies and our own intelligence. The evidence indicates that the plane was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. This […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Trump Claims 4 US Embassies Were Targeted By Iran

Washington: US President Donald Trump said that the “imminent threat” from Iran might involve planned attacks on four US embassies, US media reported. “We will tell you that probably it was going to be the embassy in Baghdad,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News on Friday when asked about what had been specifically […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Canadian Investigators To Probe Ukrainian Plane Crash In Iran

Ottawa: Iran has agreed to allow Canadian investigators to travel to Tehran to investigate the cause of the Ukraine International Airlines plane crash that killed all 176 people on board, including 63 Canadians, Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said. “Representatives from Global Affairs Canada’s Standing Rapid Deployment Team and the Transportation Safety Board are currently […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Ukrainian Plane Brought Down Due To Human Error: Iran

Tehran: Iran on Saturday said the Ukrainian passenger plane which crashed outside Tehran earlier this week had flown close to a sensitive military site and been brought down due to human error “at a time of crisis caused by US adventurism”. In a statement issued on Saturday, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Ukraine Prez Demands Compensation, Apologies From Iran For Crash

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. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Where There Is US, There Is Trouble: Syrian Ambassador In Odisha

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021