Thursday, 24 May 2018

Tag Archives: Iran

Iran, Pakistan share border of peace and friendship

PAKISTAN-IRAN-ARMY

TEHRAN: Pakistan and Iran agreed upon several measures to improve border control and security on Tuesday. The steps were announced after Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa met Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, on the ...

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Putin arrives in Tehran for official visit

Putin arrives in Tehran for official visit

TEHRAN: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Tehran on Wednesday for an official visit, with talks expected to focus on Syria, the Iranian nuclear agreement and bilateral ties. Putin will also take part in a summit with his Iranian and Azerbaijani counterparts, Hassan Rouhani and Ilham Aliyev. Putin is to ...

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Iran meeting nuclear deal commitments: IAEA chief

IAEA chief

ABU DHABI: Iran is fulfilling its commitments under the nuclear deal with world powers and inspectors are not facing any problems in their verification efforts, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s director-general said on Monday. “The IAEA can state that such nuclear-related commitments are being implemented,” Yukiya Amano told a news ...

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India starts trade route to Afghanistan via Iran

Chahbahar Port

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday shipped its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan by sea through Iran’s strategic Chahbahar Port, launching a trade route bypassing longtime rival Pakistan. The shipment, an Indian gift for Afghanistan, was sent from the western seaport of Kandla. It will be taken by trucks to ...

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Iran sentences ‘Mossad agent’ to death over scientist killings

MOSADAGENT

LONDON: Iran has sentenced to death a person found guilty of providing information to Israel to help it assassinate several senior nuclear scientists, Tehran’s prosecutor said on Tuesday. At least four scientists were killed between 2010 and 2012 in what Tehran said was a programme of assassinations aimed at sabotaging ...

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Hollande slams Trump’s ‘double fault’ over Iran nuclear deal

Former French president Francois Hollande

SEOUL: Former French president Francois Hollande has slammed Donald Trump’s hardline stance on the Iran nuclear deal – which Paris helped to negotiate – as a “double fault”, warning the US president’s “unpredictability” threatened global stability. Trump’s threat to ditch the landmark 2015 agreement, which saw Tehran dramatically scale back ...

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Theresa May makes surprise Brussels trip amid Brexit deadlock

Theresa May pm

LONDON: British Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the European Union’s biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and planned to call France’s Emmanuel ...

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What’s at stake for business in Iran’s nuclear deal

Hassan Rouhani

If the Iran nuclear deal fails then all the countries involved have a lot to lose – and not just for political and security reasons. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he will not certify to Congress that Iran is complying with the deal, which could pave the ...

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Iran warns U.S. against imposing further sanctions

defense-IRAN

TEHRAN: Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said U.S. regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions were passed. The warning came after the White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump would announce new U.S. responses ...

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Mattis suggests backing Iran nuclear deal

Jim Mattis

WASHINGTON: The US should consider staying in the Iran nuclear deal, Defence Secretary James Mattis has suggested. Asked in a Senate hearing whether he thought this was in the national interest, he said that it was. President Donald Trump, who is highly critical of the deal, is to decide by ...

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