Tag: Iran

As Iran faces ‘water bankruptcy’, drought exposes past problems, future threats

Severe water shortages in Iran in recent weeks have prompted electricity outages and even sparked deadly protests, but analysts say the underlying causes go back...

‘Cyber disruption’ stops websites of Iranian ministry

Websites of Iran’s transport and urbanization ministry have gone out of service after a “cyber disruption” in computer systems of its staff ByThe Associated Press...

India exports 4.75 mn tonnes of sugar so far this year: AISTA

Sugar mills have exported 4.75 million tonne of the sweetener so far in the ongoing 2020-21 marketing year ending September, with maximum shipments to Indonesia,...

US, France warn Iran that time running out to revive nuclear deal

The United States and France on Friday warned Iran that time is running out to return to a nuclear deal, voicing fear that Tehran’s sensitive...

No ‘provoking’: Israeli official vows quieter tone with United States

Israel’s visiting defense minister said Thursday that it will stay engaged as the U.S. tries to return to a nuclear deal with Iran, sidestepping what’s...

Iran’s largest warship Kharg catches fire, sinks in Gulf of Oman

The largest warship in the Iranian navy caught fire and later sank Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, semiofficial news agencies reported....

Iran says inspectors may no longer get nuclear sites images

Iran’s parliament speaker says international inspectors may no longer access surveillance images of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear sites By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL Associated...

Iran, US warships in first tense Mideast encounter in a year

American and Iranian warships had a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf earlier this month, the first such incident in about a year amid wider...

India to resume buying oil from Iran once US sanctions ease

India will look to resume buying crude oil from Iran the moment US sanctions are eased, helping it diversify its import basket, a senior government...

Pope calls for peace from ruins of Iraq’s war-battered Mosul

Pope Francis made an emphatic appeal for peaceful coexistence in Iraq on Sunday as he prayed for the country’s war dead amid the ruins of...

India proposes inclusion of Iran’s Chabahar Port in International North South Transport Corridor

India on Thursday stated that it has proposed the inclusion of strategically located Chabahar Port in The International North South Transport Corridor (INSTC) that proposes...

Pakistan Army General admits China’s role in ‘crushing’ Baloch freedom movement

TURBAT: In a shocking revelation, a Pakistan Army General has admitted China‘s role in “crushing” the Baloch freedom movement in Pakistan, saying Beijing has given...

Embassy blast: Police seek details of Iranian visitors to city | India News

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police has asked the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO) to share details of all Iranians settled overseas who came to Delhi in...

Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

TEHRAN: Iran‘s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid...

Donald Trump’s presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to scrap President Donald Trump‘s vision of “America First” in favor of “diplomacy first” will depend on whether he’s able...

Gen Naravane holds talks with top Saudi generals; discuses ways to enhance defence cooperation | India News

RIYADH: Indian Army chief General M M Naravane on Sunday met top Saudi generals and discussed issues of common interest and ways to enhance bilateral...

Israel, Morocco agree to normalize relations in latest U.S.-brokered deal

WASHINGTON: Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Morocco the fourth...

Joe Biden: Assassination in Iran could limit Biden’s options. Was that the goal?

By David E. Sanger WASHINGTON: The assassination of the scientist who led Iran’s pursuit of a nuclear weapon for the past two decades threatens to...

Pompeo tour seeks to cement Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran

ABU DHABI: US top diplomat Mike Pompeo has used a late term Middle East tour to cement Washington‘s “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran, so President-elect...

Iran mocks report which says Al-Qaeda second-in-command killed in Tehran

TEHRAN: Iran on Saturday dismissed a US newspaper report that Al-Qaeda‘s second-in-command was killed in Tehran by Israeli agents as “made-up information” and denied the...

Armenia and Azerbaijan clash as Iran works on peace plan

YEREVAN: Armenia accused Azerbaijan of firing missiles into the capital of the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh on Monday, while Azerbaijan said several of its towns...

Rajnath Singh: India and Iran set to revive regional approach model for stabilising Afghanistan

New Delhi: India and Iran are understood to have explored revival of regional approach model involving India-Iran to stabilise Afghanistan as US plans to exit...

How a Facebook engineer became an informant for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard

By Farnaz Fassihi A prominent Canadian Iranian software engineer at Facebook, a superstar among technology students in Iran, traveled to Tehran in January to visit...

Former top US diplomats slam President Donald Trump for dividing, isolating country

NEW YORK: America’s two former top diplomats have slammed President Donald Trump for dividing the country, with one of them calling his foreign policy record...

‘India hit 50k toll in 156 days, US in 23’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Fewer patients are dying in India from Covid-19 compared to the rest of the world as the fatality rate continues to decline, touching...