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Tuesday, January 28, 2020



Eight Americans were hurt in Iranian strikes, Military says, despite Trump statements

January 19, 2020 2:41 pm

The Jan 8 attack on bases in Iraq’s western desert and near Irbil, Iraq, were launched in retaliation for the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a senior figure in Iran’s military, in a drone strike ordered by Trump.

'Ten, 9, 8...then all of a sudden, boom': Trump's dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes

January 19, 2020 8:48 am

With his typical dramatic flourish, Trump recounted the scene as he monitored the strikes from the White House Situation Room when Soleimani was killed.

India can nudge US to revive our n-deal: Iran Foreign Minister

January 18, 2020 7:41 am

Javad Zarif reiterated that Iran was not interested in negotiating a new deal with the US, but wanted the Americans to honour the one inked after negotiations between 2013 and 2016.

Iran’s supreme leader rebukes US in rare Friday sermon

January 17, 2020 10:26 pm

“These two weeks were extraordinary and eventful. Bitter and sweet events. Lessons we learned. The Iranian people went through a lot,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. “We delivered a slap to US’s image as a superpower.”

Need India's support to provide rails to develop Chabahar Port: Iran Foreign Minister

January 17, 2020 9:27 pm

Chabahar, which is located 72 kilometers west of Pakistan’s Gwadar port, holds immense strategic and economic significance for India. Apart from cultivating diverse strategic and economic interests, the port is being developed to provide an alternative trade route between India and Afghanistan.

Viral Video: 13-year-old gives moving speech for father who died in Iran plane crash

January 17, 2020 6:07 pm

At a memorial for his father and another victim of the airline crash, 13-year-old Ryan Pourjam spoke about his father.

Will not rest until there is justice, says Canada's Justin Trudeau on Ukrainian plane crash

January 13, 2020 1:15 pm

Justin Trudeau called it a Canadian tragedy. "This tragedy should never have occurred," he said. "We will not rest until there are answers. We will not rest until there is justice and accountability."

Esmail Qaani: His role in Quds Force, and task as Qassem Soleimani successor

January 13, 2020 7:28 am

Like Soleimani, Qaani too is close to Khamenei. The news agency IRNA quoted Khamenei as describing Qaani as “one of the most prominent commanders in service to Iran”, and as saying that under Qaani’s command “Quds Force will remain unchanged”.

Mortar bombs strike Iraqi military base of Balad, four wounded: military sources

January 12, 2020 11:26 pm

The attack came hours after United States President warned Iran not to kill the agitators protesting against the downing of Ukranian passenger airliner, that was shot down by Iranian armed forces.


Thousands in Iran mourn slain general Qassem Soleimani

January 06, 2020 1:18 pm

The killing of Qassem Soleimani has escalated the crisis between Tehran and Washington after months of back-and-forth attacks and threats which have put the Middle East on edge.

Iraq protests: Baghdad blocked as unrest escalates, five more killed

November 05, 2019 11:29 am

Tens of thousands of Iraqis have been demonstrating in central Baghdad and across mostly Shiite southern Iraq since October 25, calling for the overthrow of the government and sweeping political change.

India show fight before 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Iran

September 09, 2015 1:31 pm

India defended well in the first half before they let in quick goals in the early stages of the second half.

Iran's date with Laughter Yoga

July 02, 2014 3:29 pm

The Laughter Yoga course in Tehran helps people from various age groups and social backgrounds to have fun and take a break from stressful daily lives.