11 May 2020
Iran missile 'accidentally' strikes own ship killing 19 sailors
An Iranian warship was struck by "friendly fire" in the Gulf of Oman leaving 19 sailors dead and 15 others wounded, Iran's Army said.
03 Apr 2020
Amid coronavirus crisis, Iran-linked hackers tried accessing WHO staff emails
The outbreak of COVID-19 around the world - and the fear stemming from it - has made hackers more potent in their activities.
25 Mar 2020
Coronavirus positive cases top 400,000 worldwide, pandemic is accelerating
In just three days, the number of coronavirus cases, worldwide, went from 300,000 to over 400,000, giving yet another proof of how contagious the disease is.
21 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Italy records highest single-day death toll, again; Army called
In what shows that things aren't getting any better in Italy, the number of people dying due to novel coronavirus climbed to 627 on a single day on Friday, the Italian Civil Protection Agency announced.
18 Mar 2020
MEA confirms 255 Indians test positive for coronavirus in Iran
The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday said that 255 Indians in Iran have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
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.
15 Mar 2020
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more
This week, a vast majority of developments in the world of tech were driven by the outbreak of coronavirus in various parts of the world.
15 Mar 2020
Iran's coronavirus 'detection' app is spying on public
As the outbreak of coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in Iran, the government of the country is reportedly exploiting the situation to its own advantage.
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.
01 Mar 2020
'We're scared,' Indian students stuck in coronavirus-hit Iran request evacuation
As an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease heightens fears in Iran, Indian students stranded in the country have appealed for evacuation.
29 Feb 2020
Coronavirus: Conflicting reports on deaths in Iran raise questions
In Iran, the novel coronavirus disease has sparked major concerns, especially as the impact of the viral outbreak remains mired in conflicting reports.
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.
14 Jan 2020
Donald Trump could visit India soon, dates are being finalized
A logistics and security team from Washington is expected to arrive in New Delhi this week to figure out modalities of US President Donald Trump's probable visit to India.
11 Jan 2020
Last year, India lost over $1.3 billion from internet shutdowns
The problem of internet shutdowns has grown worse over the years, affecting both businesses and households alike.
11 Jan 2020
Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian plane due to 'human error'
Days after Western officials pointed fingers at Iran for the crash of a Ukrainian plane near the international airport in Tehran, the Iranian military on Saturday admitted responsibility for shooting down the aircraft.
10 Jan 2020
Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies
On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.
09 Jan 2020
Day after US-forces targeted, two rockets hit Iraq's Green Zone
Merely a day after Iraqi bases housing forces from the United States were targeted by Iran, two rockets landed at the Green Zone in Baghdad.
08 Jan 2020
How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history
Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.
08 Jan 2020
Ukrainian plane carrying 176 on-board crashes in Iran; no survivors
In a tragic incident, 176 people (167 passengers and nine crew members) lost their lives this morning when a Ukrainian plane crashed near Iran's international airport in capital Tehran, shortly after take-off.
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.
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.
06 Jan 2020
Three rockets fall in Baghdad, two hit near US Embassy
On Sunday, three rockets fell in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, injuring six people, multiple reports said. Of them, two hit near the heavily fortified US Embassy, while one landed in the nearby Jadriya area.
05 Jan 2020
Trump threatens attack on Iranian sites; US government website hacked
United States President Donald Trump has threatened to target 52 sites in Iran if the Middle Eastern country chooses to retaliate the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
04 Jan 2020
Slain Iranian General plotted terror attacks in Delhi, says Trump
Addressing the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, United States President Donald Trump on Friday said that they executed the world's "number-one terrorist" who plotted terror attacks to "as far away as New Delhi."
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.
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.
03 Jan 2020
Iran's top commander Qasem Soleimani killed in United States strike
Qasem Soleimani, the top commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, a US-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, was killed in an operation carried out by the United States, Pentagon confirmed on Friday.
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.
11 Oct 2019
Iranian oil-tanker hit by missiles near Saudi, catches fire: Report
On Friday, Iran-owned Sinopa oil tanker caught fire off Saudi Arabia's coast after being hit by two missiles, the country's media reported. The attack caused an oil spill into the Red Sea.
07 Oct 2019
Iranian Angelina Jolie lookalike arrested for blasphemy, inciting violence
Iranian Instagram celebrity Sahar Tabar shot to fame in late 2017 after her photos resembling a ghastly version of Hollywood star Angelina Jolie went viral.
15 Sep 2019
Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes
Global oil supplies are likely to take a major hit following drone attacks on two oil facilities of the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
14 Sep 2019
Drones hit Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, major fire follows
Saudi Arabia, the largest exporter of oil, woke up to an unprecedented attack on Saturday.
31 Aug 2019
Did President Trump accidentally tweet classified information about Iran?
Amid tensions between the United States and Iran, President Donald Trump may have accidentally let it slip that he's spying on the Gulf nation.
30 Aug 2019
Ranking the funniest moments in football
Football is one the most popular sports across the globe.
26 Jul 2019
Iran releases 9 of 12 Indians captured from detained ship
Iran has released nine out of 12 Indian sailors aboard UAE vessel, MT Riah, who were detained in the first week of July. Iranian authorities seized the UAE ship allegedly for smuggling Iranian fuel.
21 Jul 2019
India asks Iran to release 18 Indian sailors in custody
India is in talks with the Iranian government to secure the release of 18 Indian sailors aboard a British oil tanker captured by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.
20 Jul 2019
Iran seizes UK's oil tanker, Indians among 23 crew members
In what is sure to lead to more tensions in the Gulf region, Iran on Saturday seized a British oil tanker.
20 Jul 2019
Five must-visit countries in the Middle East
International travel doesn't just mean packing bags and heading to the Europe.
27 Jun 2019
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.
25 Jun 2019
G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues
President of United States, Donald Trump is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 Summit which will be held in Japan's Osaka on June 28 and 29.