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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.

03 Mar 2020


Delhi riots: Iran condemns 'wave of organized violence' against Muslims

In a development that will not find many takers in India, Iran has officially spoken on the riots that rocked New Delhi last week and said it condemned the "wave of violence" against Indian Muslims.

08 Jan 2020


Iran fires missiles at 2 Iraqi bases housing US forces

Iran has fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles on two bases in Iraq, that houses forces from the United States, the Pentagon confirmed.

03 Jan 2020


Top commander killed by US, Iran's leader vows revenge

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is angry and has vowed to take revenge from criminals (read the United States) who killed the country's top commander Qasem Soleimani in an airstrike at Baghdad Airport on Friday.

07 Aug 2019


#RIPSushmaSwaraj: Leaders across the world pay tributes to Sushma Swaraj

The sudden demise of BJP stalwart and former External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, has come as a shock to many leaders not only in India but across the world.

27 Sep 2018


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 Jun 2018


Nikki Haley in India on maiden-visit as US-Envoy to UN

Nikki Haley is traveling to India for the first time as the US Ambassador to the UN on a two-day visit from June 26 to meet senior Indian officials, business leaders, NGO leaders, and students and underscore America's "strong alliance" with the country.

08 Jun 2017


Iran blames Saudis for Tehran attacks that killed 12

At least 12 people were killed and 43 wounded in simultaneous attacks on Iran's Parliament building and the mausoleum of the republic's founder Ayatollah Khomeini on June 7.

10 Feb 2017

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May lambasts Trump's immigration order

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she disagreed with US President Donald Trump's immigration policy, calling it "wrong". She clarified that Britain would not adopt a similar policy.

05 Feb 2017


Iran to carry out missile exercise

Iran conducted missile tests at a military exercise in the wake of Donald Trump's imposition of fresh sanctions against the country.

04 Feb 2017


Trump imposes sanctions on Iran after missile test

The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on 25 individuals and companies linked to Iran's missile program.

02 Feb 2017

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Vatican "concerned" about Trump's wall, travel ban

The Holy See's number three, Monsignor Angelo Becciu today voiced concern over Donald Trump's executive orders of building a wall and suspending immigration.

02 Feb 2017


Iran confirms missile test, says no breach of nuclear deal

Iran confirmed that it had tested a missile while also stating that the test was not in violation of its 2015 nuclear accord with world powers.

30 Jan 2017

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World leaders react to Trump's controversial immigration ban

US President Donald Trump's executive order banning all refugees and migrants from seven Muslim-majority countries has sent shock-waves around the world.