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Chabahar ruled out of sanctions on Iran; US strategic interests at play

Manoj Kumar |Amid heightened tensions due to the imposition of fresh sanctions by the US to punish Iran over its nuclear program has sent...
Iran

Alarming Iran-US tension – Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal |President Donald Trump has been stating Iran nuclear and missile program to vindicate his diplomatic actions against the country and...
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Saudis say: “we don’t want war; but will defend ourselves”

News Desk | Saudi Pumping Stations Drone Striked Two pumping stations of the Kingdom had been attacked via drone strikes on Tuesday by Yemen's Houthi rebel...
Iran

Oil giants collude to strangle Iran

AFP |Oil supplies were sufficient and stockpiles were still rising despite massive output drops from Iran and Venezuela, said OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia and...
Iran

Trump threatens to end Iran

AFP |President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be...
China

China & Russia must take “Concrete Actions” to save JCPOA: Iranian foreign minister

News Desk |On Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, pressed Russia and China to undertake “concrete actions” to preserve the 2015 Nuclear Deal...
America

India has no option other than siding with America in US-Iran scuffle – M.K...

M.K Bhadrakumar |The sudden visit to New Delhi by the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif for a meeting on May 14 with the...
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Huthi attack led to closing Saudi oil pipelines, Trump warns of military action

AFP |Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemen rebels shut down one of Saudi Arabia's major oil pipelines Tuesday, further ratcheting up Gulf tensions after...
war with Iran

US-Iran tensions: Mike Pompeo clarifies US does not “Seek a War with Iran”

News Desk |US Secretary of State said on Tuesday that US “fundamentally does not seek a war with Iran” despite deploying its B-52 nuclear...
confrontation

A potential confrontation

Ayaz Ahmed |Last Sunday, the Trump administration threateningly said that it was deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group and a bomber task...
tankers

Sabotage attempt at Saudi oil tankers alarmed authorities

AFP |It came as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned visit to Moscow to head to Brussels instead for talks with...
US troops

Trump refutes plan of sending troops to counter Iran but doesn’t discard the idea

News Analysis |U.S President Donald Trump has snubbed New York Times for reporting that the administration is forming up nearly 120,000 U.S troops to...
Forced hijab

Forced hijab: Will Iranians ever accept it?

AFP |Clashes erupted between Iranian students at Tehran University on Monday during a demonstration against the enforcement of wearing hijab or Islamic veil, media...
geopolitics

Mounting tension with Iran sheds a light on dynamics of US geopolitics – Dr....

Dr. James M Dorsey |Mounting tension between the Trump administration and Iran are likely to shed light on US dynamics shaping today’s geopolitical environment....
relations

Pak-Iran relations: Enhanced cooperation & security dialogue to promote bilateral relations

News Desk |The Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi called out for exploring new strategies to sideline US sanctions and pave the way...
nuclear

Trump moves to strangle Iran economy as nuclear deal withers

AFP |US President Donald Trump on Wednesday tightened the screws further on Iran with sanctions on its mining industry after a frustrated Tehran said...
Iran to attack

US sending B-52s to Middle East against Iran ‘threat’

AFP |The US Air Force is deploying massive B-52 Stratofortress bombers to the Gulf in response to an alleged possible plan by Iran to...
imminent

On visit, Pompeo sees Iraq guarantees on ‘imminent’ Iran threat

AFP |Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid...
US sanctions

‘Feels terrible’: Iran a year after US sanctions reimposed

AFP |Alireza says he used to dream of a better future in Iran and even saw himself getting a new car or house, but...
programme

How UN keeps Iran’s nuclear programme in check

AFP |Wednesday marks a year to the day since US President Donald Trump dramatically withdrew from the 2015 agreement between Tehran and world powers...
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Risks rise as US warns Iran with aircraft carrier

AFP |Fears of conflict rose Monday as the US vowed to send a message to Iran by deploying an aircraft carrier strike group, amid...
US nuclear pullout

A year after US nuclear pullout, Iran grapples with sanctions

AFP |A year after the US withdrew from a landmark nuclear accord, Iran's economy is suffering under renewed sanctions but Tehran is sticking to...
withdrawal from NPT

Iran’s withdrawal from NPT – Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

The nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty’s credibility will be immensely undermined with the withdrawal of Iran. The critical examination of Arab nations nuclear policies reveals that...
Pak-Iran relations

Certain elements & spy agencies seek to obstruct Pak-Iran relations: FM Qureshi

News Desk |Addressing the National Assembly on 2nd May, Foreign Minister Qureshi highlighted the need to promote trust-building initiatives between Iran and Pakistan. Given...
Needs

Can Pakistan Be the Friend Iran Needs?

Fatemeh Aman |With pressure mounting on Iran from US sanctions, Iran is placing heavy emphasis on its neighbours for trade and political support. Pakistani...
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End of Iran sanctions waivers to hit Indian economy: analysts

AFP |The end on Thursday of US sanctions waivers for purchases of Iranian oil is likely to hit India's economy hard, increasing fuel costs...
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Iran sanctions, unrest hit Mideast growth: IMF

AFP |US sanctions on Iran, rising unrest in the Middle East and North Africa and oil price volatility are dragging regional economic growth, the...
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The U.S. says no extension of the waiver for anyone to import oil from...

News Analysis |The United States of America has decided not to extend the waiver for buying Iranian oil which was earlier given to 8...
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PM’s Iran visit: Combating extremism on both sides must for regional security

News Analysis |Prime Minister Imran Khan in a joint press conference with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday has said that the purpose of...
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Iran, Pakistan to set up border ‘reaction force’ after attacks

AFP |Iran and Pakistan will set up a joint border "reaction force" following deadly attacks on their frontier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced Monday...

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Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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