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Iran: President Raisi's Hard-Line Government Stalling On Progress

Iran: President Raisi's Hard-Line Government Stalling On Progress

President Ebrahim Raisi took office 100 days ago, promising Iranians 'peace and prosperity'. However, can reform succeed under conservative hard-liners loyal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?

13 November 2021
Iran Supreme Leader Khamenei Blames US For Afghanistan 'Tragedy'

Iran Supreme Leader Khamenei Blames US For Afghanistan 'Tragedy'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said 'tragedies' in Afghanistan are made by US.

28 August 2021

Struck By 'Fifth' COVID-19 Wave, Iran Imposes 6-Day Lockdown

The national coronavirus taskforce, which issued the decision, also ordered a travel ban between all Iranian cities from Sunday to Friday.

S Jaishankar Likely To Attend Swearing-In Ceremony Of New Iran President Raisi

S Jaishankar Likely To Attend Swearing-In Ceremony Of New Iran President Raisi

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar will represent India in Iran where representatives of various countries have been invited.

02 August 2021

US Navy Says Drone Strike Hit Oil Tanker Off Oman, Killing 2

The strike Thursday night on the oil tanker Mercer Street marks the first-known fatal attack after years of assaults on commercial shipping in the region...

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28 July 2021
Nuclear Talks Stalled, Iran's Supreme Leader Attacks The United States

Nuclear Talks Stalled, Iran's Supreme Leader Attacks The United States

Iran's supreme commander described the United States as stubborn in the nuclear negotiations in Vienna to discuss Tehran's missiles and regional influence on...


22 July 2021
Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control...


25 June 2021
Iran's Supreme Leader Receives Its First Home-made Covid-19 Vaccine

Iran's Supreme Leader Receives Its First Home-made Covid-19 Vaccine

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei receives a shot of the Coviran Barekat Covid-19 vaccine in Tehran.


19 June 2021
Iran: Hard-Line Judiciary Chief Wins Presidential Election

Iran: Hard-Line Judiciary Chief Wins Presidential Election

Ebrahim Raisi won the presidential election by 17.8 million votes


18 January 2020
'Make Iran Great Again': Donald Trump Tells Iranian Leaders To 'Abandon Terror'

'Make Iran Great Again': Donald Trump Tells Iranian Leaders To 'Abandon Terror'

Earlier, Trump had warned Iran's Supreme Leader to be 'very careful with his words'.


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10 January 2020
Hiatus In US-Iran Hostilities, But Any Miscalculation Can Be Calamitous

Hiatus In US-Iran Hostilities, But Any Miscalculation Can Be Calamitous

Even though Iran-supported militia groups would have wanted harsh and bloody revenge, but good sense prevailed among the leadership who understood the...


08 January 2020
'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

"If America has committed a crime... it should know that it will receive a decisive response," Rouhani said in a televised address, hours after Iran fired...


08 January 2020
Oil Prices Up, Stocks Down After Iran Missile Attack At US Bases In Iraq

Oil Prices Up, Stocks Down After Iran Missile Attack At US Bases In Iraq

Brent crude was up 73 cents at $69.02. At the start of Wednesday's trading, it spiked $3.48 to $71.75 before retreating.


08 January 2020
US-Iran Tensions Live Updates: 'A Slap,' Says Khamenei After Tehran's Attack On US Airbase In Iraq

US-Iran Tensions Live Updates: 'A Slap,' Says Khamenei After Tehran's Attack On US Airbase In Iraq

Ain al-Asad has a 4 km runway at 188m altitude from sea levels, which is the main and the largest US airbase in Iraq.


08 January 2020
Iran Will Welcome Any Peace Initiative By India For De-escalating Tensions With US: Iranian Envoy

Iran Will Welcome Any Peace Initiative By India For De-escalating Tensions With US: Iranian Envoy

"We are not for war, we are looking for peace and prosperity for everybody in this region. We welcome any Indian initiative or any project that can help peace...


07 January 2020
35 Killed In Stampede At Funeral Of Iran General Soleimani Killed By US: State Media

35 Killed In Stampede At Funeral Of Iran General Soleimani Killed By US: State Media

The TV says the stampede erupted in Kerman, the hometown of Gen. Qassem Soleimani where the procession was underway on Tuesday.


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07 January 2020
Iran Designates US Forces 'Terrorists' For Killing General Qasem Soleimani

Iran Designates US Forces 'Terrorists' For Killing General Qasem Soleimani

Qasem Soleimani, the popular head of the Revolutionary Guards' foreign operations arm, was killed in a US drone strike outside Baghdad airport on Friday.


06 January 2020
Huge Crowds In Iran Mourn General Soleimani Killed By US Drone

Huge Crowds In Iran Mourn General Soleimani Killed By US Drone

Iranians clutching "Down with USA" signs and portraits of Qasem Soleimani massed as supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei presided over prayers for the slain...


06 January 2020
Iran Says To Forego Limit' On Nuclear Enrichment Centrifuges

Iran Says To Forego Limit' On Nuclear Enrichment Centrifuges

The nuclear accord between Iran and the United Nations Security Council's five permanent members -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States --...


05 January 2020
Will Send 'Brand New Beautiful Equipment' If Iran...: Donald Trump's Fresh Warning

Will Send 'Brand New Beautiful Equipment' If Iran...: Donald Trump's Fresh Warning

US President Donald Trump has been actively putting out tweets, issuing warnings to Tehran, two days after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq.


05 January 2020
US Targeting 52 Sites In Iran If Tehran Attacks America: Donald Trump

US Targeting 52 Sites In Iran If Tehran Attacks America: Donald Trump

In a tweet defending Friday's drone strike assassination of a top Iranian general in Iraq, Trump said 52 represents the number of Americans held hostage at the...


03 January 2020
Iran Names Esmail Qaani New Quds Chief After Soleimani Killing

Iran Names Esmail Qaani New Quds Chief After Soleimani Killing

"Following the martyrdom of the glorious general haj Qasem Soleimani, I name Brigadier General Esmail Qaani as the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic...


10 November 2019
Iran Discovers New Oil Field With 53 Billion Barrels Of Crude: Rouhani

Iran Discovers New Oil Field With 53 Billion Barrels Of Crude: Rouhani

In a speech aired on state TV, Rouhani said the country's economy had stabilised despite punishing US measures against its senior leaders, banking and finance...


26 June 2019
'No Boots On Ground If US Goes To War With Iran,' Says Donald Trump

'No Boots On Ground If US Goes To War With Iran,' Says Donald Trump

Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that his country remains unbowed by pressure exerted by the United States and its "insults"...


04 October 2018
Amid Rising Tensions With US, Khamenei Pledges To 'Never' Let Iran Bow

Amid Rising Tensions With US, Khamenei Pledges To 'Never' Let Iran Bow

Iran’s ties with the US have strained further after the latter re -imposed sanctions after Washington withdrew from the 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran...


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