Chinese media says 'stubborn' India aiming to counter-balance Beijing's CPEC

Hong Kong [China], June 26 : A state-run Chinese daily has accused India of being stubborn in its geo-political thinking, and this is clearly reflected in New Delhi's decision to have a...

Jun 25, 2017 4:09 PM | Newsscroll

Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar: Rouhani

Tehran, Jun 25 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today said his country wants to bolster ties with Qatar and rejected a Saudi-led blockade of the Gulf Arab emirate."Iran's policy is to develop more...

Jun 25, 2017 11:25 PM | Newsscroll

Iran mocks reports its Syria missile strikes fell short

Tehran, Jun 25 Iran said today the two-stage missiles it fired at Islamic State targets in Syria broke apart over the Iraqi desert as planned, mocking reports that some of the projectiles fell...

Jun 25, 2017 8:48 PM | Newsscroll

Iran drug addicts double in six years

Tehran, Jun 25 The number of drug addicts in Iran has more than doubled in six years, with opium the country's most popular narcotic, local media reported today."There are about 2.8 million people...

Jun 25, 2017 8:13 PM | Newsscroll

PM Modi touches down at Andrews AF base fourth time in three years

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is no stranger to Washington D.C. As the head of the Indian Government, this is his fourth visit to the American capital. ...

Jun 24, 2017 8:29 AM | Newsscroll

Iran detains Islamic State linked group

Tehran, Jun 24 Iran's Intelligence Ministry is saying that its forces have detained members of a group linked to the Islamic State group it says intended to carry out terrorist acts in holy cities...

Jun 24, 2017 11:56 PM | Newsscroll

Digest for domestic stories for week June 17 - June 23, 2017

SaturdayMoscow: Russia said today that airstrikes carried out this month had killed about 180 Islamic State jihadists in Syria, including two field commanders.Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan): At least...

Jun 24, 2017 1:15 PM | Newsscroll

UAE warns Qatar to take neighbours' demands 'seriously'

Abu Dhabi, Jun 23 The UAE today advised Qatar to take a list of stern demands drawn up by its neighbours seriously or the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf would turn into a "divorce" with Doha.Anwar...

Jun 23, 2017 6:43 PM | Newsscroll

Iran nuclear chief urges West to save historic deal

London, Jun 23 Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi is urging the West to change course in the Middle East in order to save the historic atomic deal, saying "the moment of truth has arrived".The...

Jun 23, 2017 4:45 PM | Newsscroll

Chants against Saudi Arabia as Iran marks Jerusalem Day

Tehran, Jun 23 Chants against the Saudi royal family and the Islamic State group mingled with the traditional cries of "Death to Israel" and "Death to America" at Jerusalem Day rallies across Iran...

Jun 23, 2017 4:27 PM | Newsscroll