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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Iran US tension


High turnout in Iran election will display unity against 'enemies': Iran's Khamenei

February 18, 2020 4:00 pm

"The election will neutralise American's ill intentions ... the vote is the Islamic Republic's prestige," state TV reported Khamenei as saying.

Amid US-Iran tensions, PM Modi tells Javed Zarif: India has strong interest in peace, stability in region

January 15, 2020 9:06 pm

"The Foreign Minister shared his perspectives on the recent developments in the region. The Prime Minister mentioned India's strong interest in peace, security, and stability in the region," a statement by the Prime Minister's Office said.

US-Iran crisis is pushing India to clarify its stand. But ambiguity may be a more comfortable position

January 15, 2020 9:58 am

It is very likely that India is now taking the side of the US against Iran, with the blessings of Israel and Saudi Arabia which is becoming an important partner and investor along with the UAE. In this context, Iran may turn to China more actively.

Video shows Ukrainian plane being hit over Iran

January 10, 2020 9:24 am

As investigators work to determine an official cause of the accident, the video offered new clues about the crash, which came hours after a violent confrontation between Iran and the United States.

Iranian missile accidentally brought down Ukrainian jet, US officials say, citing early evidence

January 10, 2020 7:39 am

US satellites, designed to track missile launches, detected the firing of the Iranian short-range interceptor. US intelligence agencies later intercepted Iranian communications confirming that the SA-15 system brought down the Ukrainian airliner, officials said.

After Soleimani’s killing, Iran’s response could compound the turmoil in the region

January 10, 2020 11:15 am

The assassination has come at a time when the Iranian regime is facing unprecedented social unrest. It faces a huge legitimacy crisis because of the massacre of nearly a thousand people during the popular uprisings of November 2019.