Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Iran

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Indian FM warns Pakistan over Kulbhushan death sentence

NEW DELHI: India has strongly reacted over Pakistan’s decision to award death sentence to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. Yesterday, Pakistan Army announced that Jadhav, an Indian who confessed to spying for Indian intelligence, will be executed. Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured her country’s lawmakers that New Delhi ...

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Iranian conservative cleric to run in May’s presidential vote: IRNA

TEHRAN: A bloc of conservative Iranian political parties has nominated a powerful cleric as their candidate to run in next month’s presidential election to try to unseat the moderate Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s state news agency IRNA said. Seeking to regain the presidency by stopping Rouhani winning a second four-year term, ...

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Iran ready for mediation to resolve Kashmir issue: Mehdi

TEHRAN: Iran is ready to use its special influence and relations with Pakistan and India to mediate between the conflicting parties on Kashmir issue and help bring sustainable peace in the region. In an interview, the Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost said, “Iranian government has announced its readiness ...

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