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Trump, Macron call for new nuclear deal with Iran

Trump, Macron call for new nuclear deal with Iran

French President and his American counterpart called jointly on Tuesday for a new nuclear deal with Iran.

Apr 25, 2018, 00:21 AM IST
US brands arch-rivals China and Russia 'forces of instability', tags them with Iran, North Korea for human rights abuses

US brands arch-rivals China and Russia 'forces of instability', tags them with Iran, North Korea for human rights abuses

The charge was made by Acting Secretary of State John Sullivan as he launched Washington's annual global human rights report

Apr 20, 2018, 22:48 PM IST
Iran vows to retaliate if US withdraws nuke deal

Iran vows to retaliate if US withdraws nuke deal

Tehran on Friday said that it has a variety of countermeasures if Washington decides to pull out of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal.

Apr 20, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
 Iran captain  Masoud Shojaei 'honoured' to return after ban for playing against Israelis

Iran captain Masoud Shojaei 'honoured' to return after ban for playing against Israelis

Masoud  Shojaei, 33, was banned from the squad after appearing against an Israeli team for his Greek club Panionios last August along with his national teammate Ehsan Haji Safi.

Mar 27, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
US charges 9 Iranians with global hacking campaign

US charges 9 Iranians with global hacking campaign

An Iranian firm allegedly stole data from 320 universities in the US and 21 other countries.

Mar 23, 2018, 23:39 PM IST
Donald Trump fires HR McMaster, names hawkish John Bolton US national security adviser

Donald Trump fires HR McMaster, names hawkish John Bolton US national security adviser

US foreign policy could be headed for an even more volatile time under John Bolton.

Mar 23, 2018, 06:56 AM IST
Turkish plane with 11 on board crashes in Iran

Turkish plane with 11 on board crashes in Iran

A Turkish jet with 11 people on board crashed in the suburban area of Iran's western city of Shehr-e Kord on Sunday, the media reported.

Mar 11, 2018, 23:00 PM IST
FIFA boss Gianni Infantino says Saudi-Iran spat should keep out of football

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino says Saudi-Iran spat should keep out of football

Saudi clubs have refused to play in Iran since the kingdom broke off relations in January 2016 forcing AFC Champions League fixtures with Iranian clubs to be played in neutral Oman.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Donald Trump discusses Iran, other issues in calls with Saudi, UAE leaders: White House

Donald Trump discusses Iran, other issues in calls with Saudi, UAE leaders: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Iran`s "destabilizing activities" and other security and economic issues in separate telephone calls with senior Saudi and Emirati leaders on Tuesday, the White House said.

Feb 28, 2018, 09:51 AM IST
Aseman Airlines first claims 66 onboard killed in Iran plane crash, then says not sure yet

Aseman Airlines first claims 66 onboard killed in Iran plane crash, then says not sure yet

The plane crashed amid severe weather in the Zagros mountains after taking off on a domestic flight from Tehran's Mehrabad airport.

Feb 18, 2018, 17:26 PM IST
'Don't test Israel', Benjamin Netanyahu warns Iran, brandishing drone 'piece'

'Don't test Israel', Benjamin Netanyahu warns Iran, brandishing drone 'piece'

Hardline Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Tehran not to test Israel's resolve. 

Feb 18, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
66 dead after plane crashes into Zagros mountains in central Iran

66 dead after plane crashes into Zagros mountains in central Iran

An Iranian passenger plane with 66 persons on board crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday. All the passengers and crew members on the flight died in the crash.

Feb 18, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
Iranian plane crashes into Zagros mountains, all 66 passengers dead

Iranian plane crashes into Zagros mountains, all 66 passengers dead

All the 66 passengers died in the crash 

Feb 18, 2018, 13:18 PM IST
Iran backs India's UNSC bid, says 'we stand together' in fighting terrorism

Iran backs India's UNSC bid, says 'we stand together' in fighting terrorism

Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday called for giving veto rights to India, which, he described as a peace-loving country of over one billion people.

Feb 17, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
India, Iran ink nine pacts with strategically crucial Chabahar Port in focus

India, Iran ink nine pacts with strategically crucial Chabahar Port in focus

India and Iran on Saturday signed nine agreements in areas like double taxation avoidance, extradition, agricultural cooperation, port lease, medicine and others, with a focus on strategically important Chabahar Port.  

Feb 17, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
Iranian President starts maiden India visit on Thursday, expected to strengthen ties

Iranian President starts maiden India visit on Thursday, expected to strengthen ties

Rouhani is slated to arrive at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad at around 4 PM.

Feb 14, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Iranian President to offer Friday prayers in Hyderabad mosque

Iranian President to offer Friday prayers in Hyderabad mosque

Hassan Rouhani will attend various programmes during his two-day stay in Hyderabad before proceeding to New Delhi

Feb 13, 2018, 00:16 AM IST
UN Security Council to inspect 'Iranian-made' missile debris

UN Security Council to inspect 'Iranian-made' missile debris

According to a UN report, Iran violated the arms embargo on Yemen by failing to block supplies of missiles to rebels.

Jan 26, 2018, 11:13 AM IST
Fire at tar factory in Iran kills three

Fire at tar factory in Iran kills three

A fire at a tar factory in the town of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran killed three people and injured two others, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported Wednesday.

Jan 25, 2018, 00:56 AM IST