US-Iran conflict

US Senate rebukes Donald Trump, votes to limit Iran warmaking ability

The measure would require Trump to remove US troops engaged in hostilities against Iran unless Congress declares war or passes a specific authorization for the use of military force.

Feb 14, 2020, 12:09 PM IST

Seven mortar bombs hit Al-Balad airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

Al-Balad is located north of Baghdad and was a target of last week's rocket attacks. 

Jan 12, 2020, 22:32 PM IST

Iran likely downed Ukraine airliner with missiles, Canada's Trudeau says, citing intelligence

The Ukraine International Airlines flight to Kiev from Tehran crashed on Wednesday hours after Iran fired ballistic missiles at two US military bases in Iraq, and Iranians were on high alert for a US military response. 

Jan 10, 2020, 06:54 AM IST

Ukraine airliner accidentally downed by Iran, U.S. officials say

A Ukraine airliner that crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people aboard, was most likely brought down accidentally by Iranian air defenses, U.S. officials said on Thursday, as President Donald Trump said he had a terrible feeling about the disaster.

Jan 09, 2020, 23:46 PM IST

Indian Navy to ensure security of Indian vessels in Gulf

Indian Navy warships and aircraft were deployed to establish presence, provide a sense of reassurance to the Indian merchantmen, monitor the ongoing situation and respond to any emergent crises.

Jan 08, 2020, 20:33 PM IST

80 'American terrorists' killed in missile strikes, claims Iranian state TV

The report said that US helicopters and military equipment were "severely damaged" in the missile attacks launched by Iran against the US-led forces in Iraq in the early hours of Wednesday. 

Jan 08, 2020, 11:53 AM IST

Asian shares tumble, gold and crude soar after Iran strike on US forces

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 1% lower shortly after China`s share markets began trading, with China`s blue-chip CSI300 index down 0.56%. Japan`s Nikkei tumbled 2.2% and Australian shares fell more than 1%. 

Jan 08, 2020, 07:52 AM IST

Al-Shabab attacks US military base in Kenya, no casualty reported

Al-Shabab is an affiliation of Al Qaeda and has been responsible for carrying out several other terrorist attacks in Nairobi and Mogadishu.

Jan 05, 2020, 16:12 PM IST

Pompeo says U.S. killed Iranian commander to prevent 'imminent attack'

A U.S. airstrike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian commander aimed to disrupt an "imminent attack" that would have endangered Americans in the Middle East, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in television interviews on Friday.

Jan 03, 2020, 22:01 PM IST

Gold, silver, oil prices surge on escalating tensions between US, Iran

A major escalation in tensions between the US and Iran - the two biggest oil producing nations - following a US airstrike killing one of Iran`s most powerful military commanders, General Qasem Soleimani, has sent global financial markets into a tailspin.

Jan 03, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

Mike Pompeo likely to press India for oil sanctions compliance amid US-Iran conflict: State official

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be visiting India from June 25 to June 27.

Jun 22, 2019, 07:22 AM IST