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27 Jun 2019Security
14-year-old creates dangerous malware, starts bricking thousands of IoT devices
In a strange case, a 14-year-old kid has created a dangerous strain of malware, a program that is spreading in the wild and bricking devices worldwide.
21 Jun 2019Mumbai
Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why
United Airlines has decided to suspend its flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace, over safety concerns.
24 Apr 2019Russia News
Russia calls US tightening of Iran oil sanctions 'aggressive, reckless'
Russia yesterday called the US tightening of oil sanctions on Iran an "aggressive and reckless" policy after Washington announced it was seeking to stop all exports of Iranian crude.
22 Apr 2019South Korea
US to end sanction waivers for nations importing Iranian oil
The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies South Korea and Turkey, that they'll no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.
26 Mar 2019Hassan Rouhani
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.
03 Mar 2019Iraq
Wondering where Abhinandan Varthaman got indomitable strength from? His mother
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned to his motherland on Friday after spending almost three days in Pakistan's captivity.
23 Feb 2019Donald Trump
Iran adhering to terms of nuclear deal: UN atomic watchdog
Iran has been adhering to a deal with world powers limiting its nuclear programme, the United Nations atomic watchdog said yesterday, as diplomatic wrangling continues over the future of the accord.
18 Feb 2019Hassan Rouhani
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.
17 Feb 2019India
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.
11 Feb 2019Israel
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.
14 Jan 2019Boeing
Iran: Military plane hits wall, one survives among 16 crew-members
The Iranian army confirmed a Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday. The accident took place in Karaj, 40kms west of Tehran.
13 Jan 2019Israel
Israeli PM Netanyahu confirms air-strike on Iranian warehouses in Syria
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today said Israel had, at the weekend, carried out an air strike on Iranian weapon warehouses in Syria, a rare public confirmation of such attacks.
23 Dec 2018Slack
Slack issues apology after banning Iran visitors, expats: Details here
Popular co-working platform Slack has apologized for deactivating accounts of users, who either visited Iran or expatriated from the country.
26 Nov 2018Earthquake
Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits Western Iran, over 500 hurt
An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck western Iran near its border with Iraq yesterday night, injuring over 500 people and sending fearful residents running into the streets, said authorities.
08 Nov 2018South Korea
Granted temporary exemptions to those seeking help: Trump on Iran-sanctions
President Donald Trump yesterday said he gave temporary exemptions to India and seven other major importers of Iranian oil as they sought US' "help" and he didn't want to drive oil prices "up to $ 100 a barrel or $150 a barrel".
06 Nov 2018Donald Trump
China to continue Iran trade despite new US sanctions
China yesterday denounced the new US sanctions targeting Iran's oil and financial sectors as "long-arm jurisdiction" and vowed to continue its bilateral trade with the Islamic republic.
05 Nov 2018Trump Administration
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.
04 Nov 2018Donald Trump
Sanctions will hit Iran in big way from Nov-5: Trump
The US sanctions will hit Iran in a big way from November 5, President Donald Trump has said, asserting that the "toughest-ever" punitive measures have been put in place for a "corrupt regime" in Tehran.
01 Nov 2018India
Enough petroleum supply for countries to cut Iran oil-import: Trump
President Donald Trump said yesterday that he had determined there was sufficient supply of petroleum and petroleum products for countries to "significantly" reduce their purchase of crude oil from Iran, which is going to face US sanctions from November 5.
27 Oct 2018India
US won't allow Iran to develop world's deadliest weapons: Trump
US President Donald Trump has said all sanctions against Iran lifted by the 2015 nuclear deal will be back in "full force" from November 5 and promised more in the future to prevent Iran from developing the world's deadliest weapons.
27 Sep 2018Sushma Swaraj
Swaraj meets her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif, discusses US sanctions
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif and discussed bilateral issues, including the US's sanctions against the major crude exporter that are set to be implemented in November.
26 Sep 2018India
India could stop oil imports from Iran, courtesy US sanctions
With US sanctions on Iran set to kick in, India is reportedly planning on not buying any crude oil from Iran in November.
22 Sep 2018ISIS
Iran: Gunmen attack military parade, 8 Revolutionary Guard members killed
Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz today, killing at least eight members of the elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, state media said.
27 Aug 2018Donald Trump
Iran to fight for lifting of US sanctions at ICJ
Iran will argue today against renewed sanctions imposed by the US, as a bitter legal battle between Iran and the US opens before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.
07 Aug 2018Donald Trump
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.
31 Jul 2018Donald Trump
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.
27 Jul 2018Donald Trump
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.
23 Jul 2018Donald Trump
'Never threaten US again': Donald Trump to Iranian President Rouhani
US President Donald Trump warned Iran of dire consequences if it threatens America again.
08 Jul 2018Donald Trump
Iran accuses Donald Trump of destabilizing the oil market
Iran today accused US President Donald Trump of destabilizing the oil market with his flurry of tweets taking aim at the OPEC cartel.
29 Jun 2018FIFA World Cup
Iran's 23-year-old Sardar Azmoun announces retirement from international football
In a massive blow to the Iranian national football team, star striker Sardar Azmoun has announced his retirement from international football.
27 Jun 2018North Korea
'Wow,' says Trump after Supreme Court upholds travel ban
After months of legal battles, as the US Supreme Court (SC) upheld Donald Trump's travel ban yesterday, the President hailed the verdict on Twitter with a simple 'wow.'
22 Jun 2018India
Is it possible to operationalize the Chabahar port by 2019?
According to Union minister Nitin Gadkari, India is trying to get the strategic Chabahar port in Iran operational by 2019, despite the dire threat of fresh US sanctions against Iran looming large in the air.
11 May 2018United Arab Emirates
US imposes fresh sanctions on Iranian entities
Just days after backing out from the Iran nuclear deal, and amid rising tensions in the Middle East, the US has now imposed fresh sanctions on six people and three companies with ties to Iran's elite military force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
10 May 2018Israel
Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket attack
Israeli military forces carried out air strikes against Iranian targets in Syria after Iranian forces, based there, fired rockets at the Israel-occupied Golan Heights.
09 May 2018Donald Trump
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.
01 May 2018Donald Trump
Have new 'proof' of Iran's secret nuclear weapons program: Netanyahu
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said in a televised address today he had new "proof" of an Iranian nuclear weapons plan that could be activated at any time, as US considers whether to pull out of atomic accord with Tehran.
30 Apr 2018Football
Iranian girls put-up fake beards to sneak into football stadium
A footage of five women disguised as men to watch a football game in Iran is doing the rounds on social media.
23 Mar 2018North Korea
Donald Trump appoints hawkish John Bolton as the new NSA
In the latest move in an ongoing shake-up of US President Donald Trump's top advisors, John Bolton will replace the outgoing National Security Advisor HR McMaster.
17 Mar 2018Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia vows to develop nuclear bomb, if Iran does
Saudi Arabia's defense chief, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, said that the kingdom will develop nuclear weapons if arch-rival Iran does it.
12 Mar 2018Turkey
Iran: Turkish business-heiress and her friends died in plane crash
All 11 people on board a Turkish private jet were killed when it crashed into a mountain in Iran yesterday during heavy rain.