Iran

Saudi calls for urgent Arab talks over Iran tensions

It comes days after mysterious sabotage attacks on several tankers in highly sensitive Gulf waters

published on : 19th May 2019

Can India stop Donald Trump’s colonial swash-buckling? 

The arm-twisting started last May after Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran and imposed sanctions against it.

published on : 18th May 2019

Political pitfalls: Iran tests 'America First' pledge

With the 2020 election approaching, the political pitfalls ahead for the first-term Republican president could be serious.

published on : 18th May 2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions

The warning relayed by US diplomatic posts from the Federal Aviation Administration underlined the risks the current tensions pose to a region crucial to global air travel.

published on : 18th May 2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

Despite the escalation of rhetoric by both sides, President Donald Trump has said he doesn't want a war with Iran and has even said he is open to dialogue.

published on : 18th May 2019

IOC ends contract with Iran for supply of crude

To make up for the bulk of the volumes lost, IOC has tied up for imports from the US and additionally from Saudi Arabia.

published on : 18th May 2019

Hope that war doesn't happen: Donald Trump on escalating US-Iran tensions

For the past year, national security adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been the public face of the administration's "maximum pressure" campaign against Tehran.

published on : 18th May 2019

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi says Raj Nivas is not getting government files for approval

Bedi and Chief Minister V Narayanasamy have been at loggerheads on administrative issues ever since she assumed office in May 2016.

published on : 17th May 2019

Iran urges China, Russia 'concrete action' to save nuclear deal

Tensions have ratcheted up with the US deploying an aircraft carrier group and B-52 bombers to the Gulf last week over alleged threats from Iran.

published on : 17th May 2019

'I hope not': President Trump on US war with Iran

Tensions started to spiral last year when Trump pulled out of a deal the U.S. and other world powers signed with Iran during the Obama administration.

published on : 17th May 2019

Namaz in Amethi, temple in MP: Smriti Irani takes a jibe at Priyanka Gandhi

Irani contested the Lok Sabha election against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi from Amethi seat, where his sister played a key role in drumming up support for him.

published on : 16th May 2019

India and Iran discuss ways to enhance people-to-people contact

The 11th joint consular committee meeting mainly focused on reviewing the status of ongoing cooperation in consular and visa related issues.

published on : 16th May 2019

Malayalam cinema feels the pull of psychological thrillers

Malayalam psychological thrillers often depict the antagonist as a character with a heavy psychological background.

published on : 16th May 2019

Russia not 'fire brigade' to save Iran deal: Vladimir Putin

The Russian President said that he had urged Iran not to quit the 2015 agreement.

published on : 15th May 2019

US orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave Baghdad, Arbil amid escalating tension with Iran

The US last year shut its consulate in the protest-hit southern Iraqi city of Basra, blaming "indirect fire" by Iran-backed forces.

published on : 15th May 2019
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