Tag Archives: Iran

  • Iran satellite launch fails, in blow to space programme

    Iran said it "successfully" launched a satellite Sunday but failed to put it into orbit, in a blow to its space programme that the US alleges is a cover for missile development. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Is President Trump’s targeting of Iran and China justified?

    President Trump's steps against China and Iran have been strong and persistent, making several people wonder what could be the strategy and purpose behind his anti-China and anti-Iran policies. ...

  • US won’t grant Iran foreign minister visa for UN visit

    The US won't issue Iran's foreign minister a visa to travel to the United Nations later this week, contending there was not enough time to process the request. ...

  • Iran will respond ‘proportionately’ to US killing of general: Zarif

    The killing of a top Iranian general by the United States was an act of state terrorism and Iran will respond proportionately, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with CNN on Tuesday. ...

  • Iran vows revenge after US kills top general

    A furious Iran threatened to avenge a US strike that killed a top Iranian commander at Baghdad's international airport Friday, raising fears of a wider regional conflict between the arch-foes. ...

  • Saudi prince says war with Iran would gut world economy

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince said in an interview aired Sunday that war with Iran would devastate the global economy and he prefers a non-military solution to tensions with his regional rival ...

  • Iran ‘never seeks war’ with US, says Rouhani

    President Hassan Rouhani said Iran "never seeks war" with the US, state media reported Wednesday amid a spike in tensions between the two countries. ...

  • Trump: if Tehran attacks, it will be ‘official end of Iran’

    President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed. ...

  • India and Iran agree port deal, reviving trade ties

    India agreed Monday to finance the development of an Iranian port as a trading hub, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to revive economic ties with Tehran after the lifting of sanctions. ...

  • Iran’s leader says never trusted the West, seeks closer ties with China

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for closer economic and security ties with China as the two countries agreed to increase bilateral trade. ...