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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?

S Jaishankar To Attend Raisi Swearing-in, Fresh Start to India-Iran Ties?

Aug 03, 2021 Seema Guha

Jaishankar was in Tehran last month and was one of the first foreign leaders to have met with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi ahead of his swearing-in on August 5.


Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

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

Amid Venezuela Concerns Iran Sends Warships To Atlantic

Jun 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The trip by the new domestically built destroyer Sahand and the intelligence-gathering vessel Makran comes amid US media reports, citing anonymous American officials, saying the ships were bound for Venezuela.


Iran Says De-escalation 'Only Solution' To Crisis After It Shot Down Ukrainian Plane By 'Mistake'

In a meeting between Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and the emir of Qatar, both sides agreed de-escalation is the "only solution" to the regional crisis.

11 January, 2020

Iran Admits Its Army Mistook Ukrainian Plane As Hostile, Shot It Down

Outlook Web Bureau

The responsible parties would be referred to a judicial department within the military and held accountable, the army said.


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.


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.


06 January, 2020

Iran Says To Forego Limit' On Nuclear Enrichment Centrifuges

AFP

The nuclear accord between Iran and the United Nations Security Council's five permanent members -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States -- plus Germany was agreed in 2015.


05 January, 2020

Will Send 'Brand New Beautiful Equipment' If Iran...: Donald Trump's Fresh Warning

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump has been actively putting out tweets, issuing warnings to Tehran, two days after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq.


03 January, 2020

Iran Names Esmail Qaani New Quds Chief After Soleimani Killing

AFP

"Following the martyrdom of the glorious general haj Qasem Soleimani, I name Brigadier General Esmail Qaani as the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a statement posted on his official website.


03 January, 2020

US Urges Its Citizens To 'Depart Iraq Immediately' After Soleimani Killing

Outlook Web Bureau

"US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land," the embassy said in a statement.


10 November, 2019

Iran Discovers New Oil Field With 53 Billion Barrels Of Crude: Rouhani

AFP

In a speech aired on state TV, Rouhani said the country's economy had stabilised despite punishing US measures against its senior leaders, banking and finance sectors.


27 September, 2019

PM Modi Meets Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani, Reaffirms India's Support To Peace In Persian Gulf

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the high-level 74th Session of the General Assembly on Thursday amidst fresh tensions between Iran and the United States.


03 September, 2019

Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani Rules Out Bilateral Talks With US

Outlook Web Bureau

Tehran and Washington have been at loggerheads since May last year when US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the nuclear accord and began reimposing crippling sanctions.


10 May, 2019

US B-52 Bombers Land In Qatar Amid Iran ‘Threat’

Outlook Web Bureau

The planes have arrived at an American air base in Qatar for their deployment in the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran


05 November, 2018

President Rouhani Says Iran Will Continue To Sell Oil Despite US Sanctions

Outlook Web Bureau

On November 5, the second package of US sanctions, re-introduced after Washington's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)


23 September, 2018

Iran: IS Claims Attack On Military Parade, President Rouhani Vows 'Crushing' Actions

Outlook Web Bureau

Iran summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain over their hosting of some members of the terrorist group


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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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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