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Iran: President Raisi's Hard-Line Government Stalling On Progress

Nov 13, 2021 Deutsche Welle

President Ebrahim Raisi took office 100 days ago, promising Iranians 'peace and prosperity'. However, can reform succeed under conservative hard-liners loyal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?

Iran Supreme Leader Khamenei Blames US For Afghanistan 'Tragedy'

Aug 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said 'tragedies' in Afghanistan are made by US.


Struck By 'Fifth' COVID-19 Wave, Iran Imposes 6-Day Lockdown

The national coronavirus taskforce, which issued the decision, also ordered a travel ban between all Iranian cities from Sunday to Friday.

S Jaishankar Likely To Attend Swearing-In Ceremony Of New Iran President Raisi

Aug 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar will represent India in Iran where representatives of various countries have been invited.


US Navy Says Drone Strike Hit Oil Tanker Off Oman, Killing 2

The strike Thursday night on the oil tanker Mercer Street marks the first-known fatal attack after years of assaults on commercial shipping in the region linked to tensions with Iran over its tattered nuclear deal

28 July, 2021

Nuclear Talks Stalled, Iran's Supreme Leader Attacks The United States

Associated Press (AP)

Iran's supreme commander described the United States as stubborn in the nuclear negotiations in Vienna to discuss Tehran's missiles and regional influence on Wednesday.


22 July, 2021

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Associated Press (AP)

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control protests'


25 June, 2021

Iran's Supreme Leader Receives Its First Home-made Covid-19 Vaccine

Associated Press (AP)

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei receives a shot of the Coviran Barekat Covid-19 vaccine in Tehran.


19 June, 2021

Iran: Hard-Line Judiciary Chief Wins Presidential Election

Associated Press (AP)

Ebrahim Raisi won the presidential election by 17.8 million votes


18 January, 2020

'Make Iran Great Again': Donald Trump Tells Iranian Leaders To 'Abandon Terror'

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, Trump had warned Iran's Supreme Leader to be 'very careful with his words'.


10 January, 2020

Hiatus In US-Iran Hostilities, But Any Miscalculation Can Be Calamitous

Anil Trigunayat

Even though Iran-supported militia groups would have wanted harsh and bloody revenge, but good sense prevailed among the leadership who understood the dangerous implications of an all-out war.


08 January, 2020

'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

AFP

"If America has committed a crime... it should know that it will receive a decisive response," Rouhani said in a televised address, hours after Iran fired missiles at Iraqi bases housing US troops.


08 January, 2020

Oil Prices Up, Stocks Down After Iran Missile Attack At US Bases In Iraq

Associated Press (AP)

Brent crude was up 73 cents at $69.02. At the start of Wednesday's trading, it spiked $3.48 to $71.75 before retreating.


08 January, 2020

US-Iran Tensions Live Updates: 'A Slap,' Says Khamenei After Tehran's Attack On US Airbase In Iraq

Outlook Web Bureau

Ain al-Asad has a 4 km runway at 188m altitude from sea levels, which is the main and the largest US airbase in Iraq.


08 January, 2020

Iran Will Welcome Any Peace Initiative By India For De-escalating Tensions With US: Iranian Envoy

PTI

"We are not for war, we are looking for peace and prosperity for everybody in this region. We welcome any Indian initiative or any project that can help peace and prosperity in this world," Iranian Ambassador to India Ali Chegeni said.


07 January, 2020

35 Killed In Stampede At Funeral Of Iran General Soleimani Killed By US: State Media

Associated Press (AP)

The TV says the stampede erupted in Kerman, the hometown of Gen. Qassem Soleimani where the procession was underway on Tuesday.


07 January, 2020

Iran Designates US Forces 'Terrorists' For Killing General Qasem Soleimani

AFP

Qasem Soleimani, the popular head of the Revolutionary Guards' foreign operations arm, was killed in a US drone strike outside Baghdad airport on Friday.


06 January, 2020

Huge Crowds In Iran Mourn General Soleimani Killed By US Drone

AFP

Iranians clutching "Down with USA" signs and portraits of Qasem Soleimani massed as supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei presided over prayers for the slain head of the Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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