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Iran floods leave at least 30 dead, hundreds injured

Iran floods leave at least 30 dead, hundreds injured

Tehran: At least 30 people were killed in the flash floods that ravaged several parts of Iran over the last few days, the Iranian Legal Medicine Organization (ILMO) said in a statement. According to ILMO website, Mehrdad Ali Bakhshi, deputy head of the organisation said that among the deceased, 19[Read More…]

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Iran to drop tattooed footballers from team

The Iranian football federation has been asked to drop tattooed players from the national team, a media report said. The Ethics Committee of Iran’s Football Federation had issued repeated warnings to players, saying that having a tattoo was unprofessional, The Tehran Times reported on Monday. The Iranian players, who have[Read More…]

Iran, Turkey to enhance cooperation to defy US sanctions

Iran, Turkey to enhance cooperation to defy US sanctions

In a meeting held in Tehran on Saturday, Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Head, Gholam-Hossein Shafeie, and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (known as TOBB) President, Rifat Hisarciklioglu, also discussed issues of mutual concern, Xinhua news agency reported. The ICCIMA head mentioned[Read More…]

Boeing 707 cargo plane crashes in Iran; 10 feared killed

Boeing 707 cargo plane  with 10 people on board crashed on Monday near Iran’s Fath airport, west of the capital, Tehran. According to media reports, the aircraft was allegedly flying from the city of Bishkek when the pilots lost control of the aircraft during landing, resulting in the plane crashing in a residential area. Local broadcasters have said[Read More…]

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US slaps sanctions on Taliban, Iranian supporters

Washington: The US Treasury announced on Tuesday that it has imposed sanctions on eight individuals, including two associated with Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps — Qods Force (IRGC-QF), in an effort to hit Afghanistan’s Taliban militants. The Treasury accused the designated Taliban members of engaging in suicide attacks and other[Read More…]

The curious case of 1955 US-Iran treaty

The curious case of 1955 US-Iran treaty

Iran has taken the United States to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, over validity of unilateral sanction imposed over it. Iran has sighted the 1955 U.S.-Iranian Treaty of Amity to invoke the jurisdiction of International Court of Justice (ICJ). Under Clause 2 of Article XXI of[Read More…]

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO if it doesn’t ‘pull up’

Trump threatens Iran, warns of dire consequences

President Donald Trump has warned his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani that if Tehran threatened the US again, it will suffer consequences the likes of which few have ever suffered before. The tweet in all-caps was posted on Sunday night and followed an apparent warning by Rouhani, in which he cautioned[Read More…]

UAE allays India’s fear over shortage of oil

UAE allays India’s fear over shortage of oil

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, UAE Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying his country as well as Saudi Arabia can fill in if supply from Iran is disrupted. “Production is the important element there,to[Read More…]

FIFA World Cup: Iran pip Morocco in Group B

St Petersburg: Iran claimed their only second win in FIFA World Cup history as a late own goal upset Morocco 1-0 in a Group B clash here on Friday. Substitute forward Aziz Bouhaddouz headed a free-kick from the left into his own net near the left post four minutes into[Read More…]

Do not quit Iran deal: UN urges Trump

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged Donald Trump not to walk away from an international deal designed to prevent Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. Speaking to the BBC, Guterres said there was a real risk of war if the 2015 agreement was not preserved. Trump has been a strong[Read More…]

Modi, Iran President discuss bilateral cooperation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed bilateral cooperation across a range of areas and regional issues during a meeting with Iran President Hassan Rouhani here. Modi welcomed Rouhani at the Hyderabad House here ahead of delegation-level talks between the two sides. “Both leaders held substantive and productive[Read More…]

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