Putin

Putin Quotes Holy Quran to Urge for Peace in Yemen: “You Became Brothers by...

Russian President Vladimir Putin recited a verse from Surah Al Imran of the Holy Quran, as he called upon Muslim countries to bring an...
Pompeo

Pompeo in Saudi Arabia to discuss retaliation to Oil Attacks, after US blames Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed for Saudi Arabia Tuesday to discuss possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that attacks on...
Amnesty

End violence instead of more military strikes in Middle East, Amnesty to US

The head of Amnesty International warned Monday that a US military intervention in response to the attack on Saudi oil facilities blamed on Iran...
Iran

Trump did not carry out his threat on Iran last time – what will...

Donald Trump famously cancelled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy following the unpredictable president's warning that...
Saudi

“Looks like Iran is responsible”, Trump on Saudi oil attacks

The United States readied its response Monday to the "unprecedented" attack on Saudi oil facilities as President Donald Trump said Iran was likely to...
Iran

Pakistan, Iran & Turkey: A new Strategic Partnership despite US sanctions

Pakistan and Iran have agreed on a five-year extension to the long-pending gas pipeline project. According to the documents of the agreement, Iran will...
Saudi Arabia

Houthis strike at Saudi Arabia’s throbbing heart

A terrible beauty is born on the Middle East’s strategic landscape with the massive drone attacks Saturday on two Saudi Aramco refineries. Saudi Arabia, which...
Saudi

Winners and losers from Saudi Aramco’s travails

The US President Donald Trump’s tweet Sunday regarding the attack on two Saudi Aramco plants says as follows: “Saudi Arabia oil supply was attacked. There...
FIFA

#Bluegirl: Iranian Football Fan who set herself on fire indicted FIFA & Iran

When Sahar Khodayari this week set herself alight in front of a Tehran courthouse, she indicted world soccer body FIFA, its Asian regional group,...
Bolton

Deescalation? Trump hints at lifting Iran sanctions after firing Bolton

Days after saying he had “no problem” meeting his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani and soon after firing his hawkish adviser John Bolton, US President...
Iran

Firing Bolton proves US ‘warmongering’ is a failure, says Iran

AFP | President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the United States' "warmongering" was a failure, as Iran welcomed the sacking of hawkish US national...
Israel

US and Israel gang up on Iran as nuclear deal falters

AFP | The United States on Tuesday joined Israel in alleging "possible undeclared nuclear activities" by Iran, further straining European-led attempts to salvage a multinational...
China

China-Iran Partnership: Infrastructural Development & New Silk Road

The Foreign Minister of Iran, Mohammad Zarif, visited the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Li towards the end of August to devise a road map...
iran

Iran will elaborate how it is abandoning JCPOA commitments

AFP | Iran is set to detail its latest cut to commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal on Saturday, in response to US sanctions and...
Gulf

Gulf wealth: All that glitters is not gold

Little suggests that fabulously wealthy Gulf states and their Middle Eastern and North African beneficiaries have recognized what is perhaps the most important lesson...
Rouhani

Rouhani orders to step up nuclear program as US increases sanctions

AFP | Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday ordered all limits on nuclear research and development to be lifted, the country's third step in scaling...
Iran

Iran will further accelerate its nuclear processes: Deal with EU unlikely

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will announce a new step in scaling back its nuclear commitments by Thursday despite a diplomatic push for relief...
talks

No bilateral talks with US under any circumstances: Iran

AFP | President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday ruled out holding any bilateral talks with the United States and threatened to further cut Iran's commitments to...
Iran

Iran will not hold any talks with US unless sanctions are lifted

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday ruled out holding any bilateral talks with the United States, saying the Islamic republic is opposed to such...
Iranian

‘Good morning, Donald Trump’: Iranian Minister mocks Trump over Tweet

An Iranian satellite involved in this week’s failed launch miraculously survived a large on-site explosion, according to a Tehran minister who taunted the US...
Iran

Iran Issues Rare Criticism of India over Kashmir

Iran’s Supreme Leader and a group of the country’s grand ayatollahs have taken a rare position on Kashmir and condemned India’s government for eliminating...
Iran’s

Iran’s Zarif drives Trump to insanity – M K Bhadrakumar

M K Bhadrakumar | At a time when the Trump administration has no problem negotiating with the secretary of the Russian national security council Nikolai...
Iran

Iran will not stop making atomic advances unless US lifts all sanctions

AFP | The United States must observe a landmark nuclear deal and halt "economic terrorism" against Iran if it wants to hold talks, the Islamic...
Rouhani

Iran thinks Trump-Rouhani meeting might still be unimaginable

AFP | President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, dampening down the...
Trump

Iran Tensions: Will Trump make a big shift on his foreign policy?

AFP | US President Donald Trump is not afraid of surprises but could he take one of the biggest shifts of all in his foreign...
Iran

Iran turns to China to seek relief from US sanctions

AFP | Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif kicked off his Asian tour in Beijing Monday, presenting a 25-year plan to cement Iran's ties with...
trump

Big breakthrough: Trump says he is ready to meet Rouhani

AFP | US President Donald Trump said Monday at the G7 summit that he is prepared to meet his Iranian counterpart within weeks in what...
Iran

US think-tank blacklisted by Iran

AFP | Iran has blacklisted US-based think-tank the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and its chief Mark Dubowitz on accusations of being behind "economic...
Iran

Iran foreign minister makes sudden appearance at G7 summit

AFP | Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif flew into Biarritz in southwestern France for the G7 summit on Sunday in a surprise attempt...
region

British intentionally inflicted wound on the region before pullout: Iran

News Desk | Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that Iran expects India to adopt a fair policy towards the people of Indian...

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