Iranians up in arms as Apple removes top apps

Tehran, Aug 26 Iranians have been joined by a minister in protest after Apple removed popular apps from its store, which the American company says has been done to comply with US sanctions."Today,...

Aug 26, 2017 1:38 PM | Newsscroll

1.4 million pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia before hajj

Riyadh, Aug 24 More than 1.4 million Muslims have so far arrived in Saudi Arabia for the hajj, authorities said today, with the annual pilgrimage marked by the return of Iranians after Tehran's...

Aug 24, 2017 9:25 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar sending ambassador back to Iran, ignoring Arab demands

Dubai, Aug 24 Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran today and promised to send its ambassador back to Tehran a move counter to the demands of Arab nations trying to isolate Doha as part...

Aug 24, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

Dubai, Aug 24 Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early today, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen...

Aug 24, 2017 12:48 PM | Newsscroll

Netanyahu denounces Iran 'threat' in Putin talks

Moscow, Aug 23 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today said Iran wielded growing influence in Syria that was a "threat" to his country as he met Russian President Vladimir Putin, a figure in...

Aug 23, 2017 5:24 PM | Newsscroll

US slaps sanctions on Chinese, Russian entities for backing N-Korea's nuclear programme

Washington [USA], August 23 : The United States has slapped new sanctions on Chinese and Russian entities, accusing them of advocating North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programme. ...

Aug 22, 2017 9:31 AM | Newsscroll

Iran denies joint operation against Kurds with Turkey

Tehran, Aug 22 Iran's Revolutionary Guards today denied claims by Turkey that the two countries were planning joint military operations against Kurdish rebels in Iraq."We have not planned any...

Aug 22, 2017 11:25 PM | Newsscroll

Netanyahu to discuss Iran's 'aggression' with Putin

Jerusalem, Aug 22 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin what he calls Iran's "aggression" and attempts to expand its military presence...

Aug 22, 2017 11:10 PM | Newsscroll

Iran in talks to unblock Twitter, says new minister

Tehran, Aug 22 Iran's new communications minister said today that negotiations were underway with Twitter to unblock the service, which has been banned for years despite being used even by the...

Aug 22, 2017 4:18 PM | Newsscroll

Iran back to high enrichment 'in 5 days' if US quits nuclear

dealTehran, Aug 22 Iran can resume high-level uranium enrichment within five days if the United States tears up the nuclear deal, the head of its Atomic Energy Organisation said today."If we make a...

Aug 22, 2017 2:14 PM | Newsscroll