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China to host Iran leader amid nuclear deal upheaval

AFP | Iran's president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, as they try to...

Iran expects measures to save nuclear deal by end of May

AFP | European countries have until the end of May to propose ways to mitigate the effects of the US withdrawal from a landmark nuclear...

White House has deal to lift sanctions on China’s ZTE

AFP | US President Donald Trump said Friday he had reached a deal to keep Chinese telecoms giant ZTE running, rolling back some penalties in...

Iran’s first female manufacturer, a victim of Trump

AFP | She fought through a male-dominated world to become perhaps Iran's first female manufacturing boss, and was on the cusp of major success with...

Speculation mounts over US push for Iran regime change

AFP | Speculation is swirling over the prospect of US willingness to push regime change in Tehran, as US officials including Washington's top diplomat urge...

Saudi Arabia urged not to turn Iraq into ‘cold war’ front...

AFP | Saudi Arabia should avoid turning Iraq into a "battleground in a cold war" with its regional rival Tehran, the International Crisis Group said...

US to impose ‘strongest sanctions in history’ on Iran

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Tehran would be hit with the "strongest sanctions in history" and cautioned European firms...

ISIS and Al-Qaeda: The Muslim Jihadist Organizations or the Covert Projects...

Merwah Qureshi | Terrorism has engulfed the whole globe but it has played havoc in the Muslim world. The world has known famous and notorious...

China stands to gain in Iran after US quits nuclear deal

AFP | The US decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran could scare off European investors but oil-thirsty China may step into the void and ramp...

Historic Summit in jeopardy as Kim threatens to cancel his meeting...

News Analysis | Just 15 hours after North Korea proposed a high-level meeting between delegates from both Koreas to map out the further proceedings toward...

Iran’s Syria intervention gets cinematic treatment

AFP | While Iran's presence in Syria raises global fears of an all-out conflict with Israel, one cinematic version of its intervention has been a...

Russia seeks mediator role between Israel and Iran

AFP | Following Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria, Russia has positioned itself as a mediator between the Middle Eastern rivals as it has...

Iran FM heads to Brussels on final leg of nuclear deal...

AFP | Iran's foreign minister is due to land in Brussels later Tuesday on the final leg of a global tour rallying diplomatic support for...

Macron, Rouhani to seek ‘continued implementation of nuclear deal’

AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron and Iran's Hassan Rouhani agreed on Wednesday during a phone call to work toward "the continued implementation of the...

Israel hits dozens of ‘Iranian’ targets in Syria after rocket fire

AFP | Israel's army said Thursday it hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria overnight after rocket fire towards its forces it blamed on...

Trump walks out of ‘Iran Nuclear Deal’

News Analysis | US President, Donald Trump, finally announced to pull out of the Iran Nuclear deal signed in 2015 by his predecessor, Barack Obama....

Saudi Arabia ready to raise oil supply after US pullout from...

AFP | Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, has said it will take all necessary measures to prevent supply shortages following the US withdrawal...

Trump set to announce Iran sanctions move that may kill nuclear...

AFP | President Donald Trump will confirm on Tuesday whether he will make good on a threat to re-impose US sanctions on Tehran and thereby...

Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal

AFP | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington...

FIA formulating a million rupee action plan to curb Human smuggling...

News Analysis | Interior Ministry has formulated a plan and forwarded a summary to Prime Minister Khaqan Abbasi to approve the measures and allocate funds...

After threatening Saudi Arabia, US Court makes fresh bid to compensate...

News Analysis In a surprising turn of events, a judge in New York has ordered the Muslim majority state, Iran, to pay a staggering $6bn...

Netanyahu shows documents relating to Iran Nuclear ambitions; Tehran brushes off...

News Analysis | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Monday, unveiled a database of files which he claimed to have been containing crucial information about...

Trump adamant as UK, Germany, France join hands to save Iran...

News Analysis | The leaders of United Kingdom, Germany and France have agreed to support the Iran Nuclear Deal, which is hanging in balance since October 2017,...

Iran lawmakers slam crackdown on environmentalists

AFP | An Iranian lawmaker on Tuesday criticised a recent crackdown on environmental activists and officials, saying it risked "bad consequences for the country", the...

Iran strongly condemns attack on Syria by US and allies

CGTN | Iran's Foreign Ministry on Saturday strongly condemned the US, the UK and France for launching airstrikes against Syria. "This invasion is a clear...

Collapsing Reach: Is Chabahar the next Indian strategic defeat?

News Analysis | The Iranian port of Chabahar, touted to be the lynchpin of the “great Indian move to circumvent Pakistan” seems to be on...

Remembering Syria: Iran struggles with potentially explosive environmental crisis

James M Dorsey | Iranian leaders are struggling, three months after anti-government protests swept the Islamic republic, to ensure that environmental issues that helped sparked...

War between Saudi Arabia and Iran may happen in just 10-15...

News Analysis | Crown Prince, Mohammad Bin Salman has warned that Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Iran may indulge in war in the next 10-15 years if...

International Community needs to unite to end Afghan war

Asia Maqsood | A declaration calling for an ‘Afghan-led and Afghan-owned’ peace process has been adopted in two-day mega international meeting on March 26-27, 2018...

Iran nuclear deal on ‘life support’

News Analysis | The Iran Nuclear Deal may be in jeopardy after the recent shifts in Trump’s cabinet. John Bolton became the national security advisor,...

A curious case of Korea: Who will be the scapegoat?

Jacob G Hornberger | With President Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as his new “national security advisor,” don’t be surprised if the Trump administration again...

Is Russia supplying weapons to Afghan Taliban?

News Analysis | General John Nicholson, US Chief commander in Afghanistan has blamed Russia for supplying arms to Afghan Taliban. While not clearly stating about...

Saudi Crown Prince’s first visit to US

News Analysis | Muhammad Bin Salman (MBS), the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, came to the US on Monday for his first ever visit to the...

New sanctions on Russia for ‘election hacking’

News Desk | The US has slapped new sanctions on Russia. The move is justified in Washington as retaliation against what the United States says...

Plight of rice exporters: Pakistan needs a new bank that deals...

News Analysis | Pakistan is an agriculture based economy since the majority of the population is, directly or indirectly, employed in the agricultural industry. It...

The Cold War between Iran and Saudi Arabia

AFP | Relations between Middle East heavyweights Iran and Saudi Arabia have been fraught for decades as they spar over regional influence and religion. Each...

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