Tag: Iran

Iran releases 15 Indian fishermen

The 15 Indian fishermen who were arrested after they had ventured out from Bahrain on October 20, 2016, by the Iranian authorities, have been finally released. On March 14 this year, the Iran court has issued the release orders, yet due to the Iran holidays, their release was delayed. Current Minister[Read More…]

Trump’s CIA nominee lists ISIS, Russia, Iran as major threats

Congressman Mike Pompeo, US president-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run the CIA, on Thursday has listed out Russia, Iran and Islamic State as major threats to the United States. The Congressman said that  Mike said that Russia is “asserting itself aggressively” by invading and occupying Ukraine, threatening Europe, and “doing[Read More…]

Iran and Saudi Arabia’s war of words after Haj fallout

Saudi Arabia’s top cleric, Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh said in a public statement that Iran’s leaders were not Muslims. The comment drew a lot of rebuke from Tehran as the haj pilgrimage issue escalated. Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had earlier questioned the management of Mecca and Medina[Read More…]

India to Russia by train is that much closer now!

Travelling from Mumbai from to Moscow could be a reality very soon. Within the first freight train between both nations starting in August this year, travelling by train to Russia seems with reach. The goods train is part of a project called the “North South Transport Corridor”. This route has[Read More…]

When Iranian men wore hijab for their wives!

In a display of solitary with their wives, men in Iran are wearing hijabs across the country. Answering a campaign, ‘My Stealthy Freedom’ by Masih Alinejad, an Iranian activist and journalist living in New York the men are protesting against the ‘moral policing’ imposed in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.[Read More…]

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