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Of 80 million Iranians, 25 million infected with coronavirus: Rouhani

18 Jul 2020

Of 80 million Iranians, 25 million infected with coronavirus: Rouhani

In a shocker of a statement, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday told that 25 million citizens have been infected with coronavirus, and another 35 million face the risk of getting infected.

Coronavirus: Over 2,000 die in Italy, Canada closes borders

17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Over 2,000 die in Italy, Canada closes borders

With no cure for the deadly COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, in sight, world leaders have taken a more stringent approach, announcing the closure of borders and extending lockdown.

Fourth batch of Indians evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran: S Jaishankar

16 Mar 2020

Fourth batch of Indians evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran: S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday revealed that the fourth batch of 53 Indians stranded in Iran, where the impact of coronavirus has been catastrophic, has arrived in India. With this, the total number of people evacuated from the nation stands at 389, he added.

After shooting down Ukrainian plane, Iran's judiciary announces arrests

14 Jan 2020

After shooting down Ukrainian plane, Iran's judiciary announces arrests

Days after Iran (finally) took responsibility for shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane in Tehran, the nation's judiciary on Tuesday announced that they have made arrests in connection with the incident.

Iran designates all US forces as "terrorists" for killing Soleimani

07 Jan 2020

Iran designates all US forces as "terrorists" for killing Soleimani

On Tuesday, Iran designated all forces of the US as "terrorists" by passing a Bill in the Parliament.

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

03 Jan 2020

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

Earlier on Friday, the United States confirmed to have killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike at Iraq's Baghdad Airport.

Iran to have state-controlled internet. What, now?

11 Dec 2019

Iran to have state-controlled internet. What, now?

Iran's President, Hassan Rouhani, has announced the plan of building a strong state-controlled intranet in the near future.

Unprecedented flooding in arid Iran kills 19, injures over 90

26 Mar 2019

Unprecedented flooding in arid Iran kills 19, injures over 90

Major floods across much of Iran have left 19 people dead and more than 90 injured, blocking roads and triggering landslides with warnings of more heavy rain to come, emergency services said yesterday.

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

18 Feb 2019

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

Iran yesterday launched a locally-made submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, state TV said, in the country's latest show of military might at a time of heightened tensions with the US.

Pakistan-backed terror hits India, Iran; Sushma Swaraj makes Tehran stopover

17 Feb 2019

Pakistan-backed terror hits India, Iran; Sushma Swaraj makes Tehran stopover

Sending a strong message that Iran and India are united against Pakistan sponsored terror, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a stopover in Tehran on Saturday and met Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Aragchchi.

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

11 Feb 2019

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people held nation-wide rallies across Iran to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 revolution and renew their allegiance to the country's Islamic principles.

US sanctions on Iran come into effect: Details here

05 Nov 2018

US sanctions on Iran come into effect: Details here

On Monday, the Trump administration's sanctions against Iran, covering the country's banking and energy sectors, came into effect.

US hits Iran again with tough, unilateral sanctions

07 Aug 2018

US hits Iran again with tough, unilateral sanctions

The US re-imposed a wave of tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran today, bringing back into effect harsh penalties that had been lifted under a historic, multi-party nuclear agreement that President Donald Trump abandoned in May.

Trump says he is ready to meet Iranian President Rouhani

31 Jul 2018

Trump says he is ready to meet Iranian President Rouhani

Softening his tone, US President Donald Trump today said he is ready to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani without preconditions to craft a new deal over its nuclear program after threatening Tehran of grave consequences.

US working with allies to get Iran to change behavior

27 Jul 2018

US working with allies to get Iran to change behavior

The Trump administration is working with its allies and partners to force Iran to change its behavior and stop its actions, the White House has said, days after US President Donald Trump warned Tehran of dire consequences for threatening America.

'Never threaten US again': Donald Trump to Iranian President Rouhani

23 Jul 2018

'Never threaten US again': Donald Trump to Iranian President Rouhani

US President Donald Trump warned Iran of dire consequences if it threatens America again.

#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

10 Jun 2018

#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

PM Narendra Modi today held a "productive" meeting with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and invited his country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA).

Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit

09 Jun 2018

Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit

PM Narendra Modi arrived in Qingdao today on a two-day visit to attend the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which is likely to deliberate on global issues including the impact of US sanctions on Russia.

US pulls out of 'one-sided' Iran nuclear deal

09 May 2018

US pulls out of 'one-sided' Iran nuclear deal

The US, in a major move, has pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, saying sanctions would be reimposed on the country's oil sector, precious metals trade, aircraft exports, and its attempts to buy American banknotes.

Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

17 Feb 2018

Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

PM Narendra Modi's "love affair" with West Asia continues. After hosting Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and making the Palestinians happy, now he is holding "substantive and productive" talks with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.

What does Iran President Hassan Rouhani's visit mean for India?

12 Feb 2018

What does Iran President Hassan Rouhani's visit mean for India?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will leave for India on Thursday on a three-day visit.

10 people dead overnight, Iran protests getting out of hand?

01 Jan 2018

10 people dead overnight, Iran protests getting out of hand?

The situation in Iran seems to be getting out of hand as anti-government protests are sweeping across the country.

Iran bans Instagram, Telegram amid protests

01 Jan 2018

Iran bans Instagram, Telegram amid protests

Iran has moved to ban Instagram and Telegram following four days of anti-establishment protests which were reportedly organized through social media.

US: "World is watching" as anti-government protests spread across Iran

30 Dec 2017

US: "World is watching" as anti-government protests spread across Iran

Anti-government protests have spread to several major cities across Iran, including Rasht and Kermanshah.

First phase of Chabahar port to be inaugurated today!

03 Dec 2017

First phase of Chabahar port to be inaugurated today!

Putin proposes Syrian peace congress to end 6-year civil war

23 Nov 2017

Putin proposes Syrian peace congress to end 6-year civil war

Russian President Vladimir Putin has unveiled plans to hold a Syrian peace conference aimed at ending the six-year-long civil war.

Iran's Rouhani calls Trump 'ignorant' and a 'rogue newcomer'

21 Sep 2017

Iran's Rouhani calls Trump 'ignorant' and a 'rogue newcomer'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized US President Donald Trump during his speech to the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Iran's Rouhani appoints two women as vice-presidents following outcry

09 Aug 2017

Iran's Rouhani appoints two women as vice-presidents following outcry

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed two women as vice-presidents and one as a civil rights assistant.

After seven years, Iran's Khamenei rakes up Kashmir again

27 Jun 2017

After seven years, Iran's Khamenei rakes up Kashmir again

In a surprising development, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei asked Muslims around the world to support people of Kashmir and other places against "oppressors" who attacked people in Ramzan.

Iran's presidential election- Hassan Rouhani reelected after decisive victory

20 May 2017

Iran's presidential election- Hassan Rouhani reelected after decisive victory

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has won a decisive victory in the country's election, earning him a second term in office.

Iran's Supreme Court confirms tycoon Babak Zanjani's death sentence

05 Dec 2016

Iran's Supreme Court confirms tycoon Babak Zanjani's death sentence

The Supreme Court of Iran has confirmed well-known billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani's death sentence, according to the country's state media.

Iran: 44 dead, 103 injured in a deadly train collision

27 Nov 2016

Iran: 44 dead, 103 injured in a deadly train collision

At least 44 people were killed in a deadly train collision in northern Iraq in one of the worst rail disasters in the country.

Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

01 Oct 2016

Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

As India carried out a surgical strike on Pakistan, its "brotherly" neighbor Iran surprised it by attacking the Iran-Pak border.