Saturday, 24 June 2017

Tag Archives: Iran

Iran sends 1,100 tonnes of food to Qatar daily: report

An IranAir Boeing 747SP aircraft is pictured before leaving Tehran's Mehrabad airport September 19, 2011. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File photo

TEHRAN: Iran is shipping more than 1,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables to Qatar every day after Gulf countries led by Saudi Arabia cut relations with Doha, Fars news agency reported Thursday. Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are among several countries which announced on June 5 the suspension of ...

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Iran’s Khamenei blames US for creation of ISIS

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed the United States for instability in the Middle East and said Washington’s fight against the Islamic State militant group was “a lie”. “You (the United States) and your agents are the source of instability in the Middle East…who created Islamic State? America ...

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IS strike heart of Tehran, Iran blames Saudis

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Police officers helping civilians leave the Parliament building in Tehran on Wednesday. LONDON: Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s mausoleum in Tehran on Wednesday, killing at least 13 people in an unprecedented assault that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards blamed on regional rival Saudi Arabia. Islamic State ...

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Saudi Arabia is a cow being milked by US: Iran’s supreme leader

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader has claimed Saudi Arabia is a “cow being milked” by the US. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemned its regional rival for signing multibillion-dollar deals with “infidel” Americans – and described its government as “stupid”. He added that the cash Saudi Arabia used to pay for weapons worth ...

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Khamenei urges massive vote to bolster regime

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Iran’s top two presidential candidates launched a final day of election campaigning yesterday as the supreme leader called for a massive turnout to bolster the regime against its “enemies”. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei suggested Iran’s foes would be deterred from pursuing regime change if they saw voters flock to the ballot ...

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Iran terms Pakistan as trusted brother

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TEHRAN: President Hassan Rohani of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reiterated his country’s unflinching support and friendship to Pakistan, terming it a “trusted brother”. In a Message received from Iran, he made these remarks during his meeting with the Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and the members of ...

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General Raheel departs to lead military alliance

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif revealed that former army chief General Raheel Sharif has left for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to head the 41-nation military alliance. Talking to journalists, he said that Raheel Sharif had been given permission to head the military alliance after completion ...

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Ahmadinejad barred from re-running for Iran presidency

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TEHRAN: Iran’s ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who ruled Iran for eight years, has been barred from the Guardian Council to run in next month’s presidential election. His close ally Hamid Baghaie has also been disqualified. President Hassan Rouhani was among the six candidates approved by Iran’s clerical Guardian Council on Thursday ...

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Iran’s Ahmadinejad registers to contest presidential election

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TEHRAN: In what appears to be a surprise move, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has filed to run in the country’s presidential election. The development contradicts a recommendation from the nation’s Supreme Leader to avoid the contest against Hassan Rouhani but hard liners in the country seek a bold candidate to who can stand up to U.S. ...

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