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Israeli Newspaper Jerusalem Post's Website Hacked On Death Anniversary of Iranian General Qaseem Soleimani

Jan 03, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

The hack of Israeli newspaper Jerusalem Post's website comes after Israel's former military intelligence chief in late December publicly acknowledged his country was involved in the killing of Iranian General Qaseem Soleimani.

Vienna Nuclear Talks: Iran Makes Maximalist Demands

Nov 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Tehran demands all American sanctions be lifted as Vienna Nuclear talks resumed Monday after an over five-month hiatus.


Gujarat Emerges As A Fertile Landing Ground For Narcotics Smuggling From Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran

The NCB sources say that Pakistan’s ISI is using the network of the Dawood gang to smuggle narcotics via Gujarat.

Iran Claims Arrest Of 10 Spies Working For Foreign Intelligence Agencies

Oct 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Iran however did not name the countries the 10 spies were linked to, stating only that they worked for 'hostile countries' to it.


Iran's First President After 1979 Islamic Revolution Abolhassan Banisadr Dies

Abolhassan Banisadr had fled Iran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy.

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30 September, 2021

Iranians Grapple For Essentials Amid Soaring Inflation

Associated Press (AP)

With US sanctions still strangling the economy, record-breaking inflation has hit ordinary Iranians where it hurts most.


15 September, 2021

ISL 2021-22: Iranian Midfielder Iman Basafa Pens Bengaluru FC Deal

PTI

Basafa, who most recently represented Machine Sazi in the Persian Gulf Pro League, is Bengaluru FC’s 10th signing of the summer.


14 September, 2021

Hezbollah Delivers Oil Tanker From Iran To Lebanon, Violates US Sanctions

Associated Press (AP)

The fuel will arrive in the country indirectly through trucks via a Syrian port. It is believed that Hezbollah did this to save embarrassment to the Lebanese State.


12 September, 2021

'Will Allow New Memory Cards Into UN Surveillance Cameras At Nuclear Sites': Iran

Associated Press (AP)

The announcement could buy time for Iran ahead of an IAEA board meeting this week in which Western powers had been arguing for Tehran to be censured over its lack of cooperation with international inspectors.


12 September, 2021

Pak ISI Chief Hosts Security Meeting On Afghanistan With Intel Heads Of China, Iran

Outlook Web Bureau

The Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, discussed the issue of Afghanistan with intelligence heads of China, Iran, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan in Islamabad


01 September, 2021

Are Iranian Apples Coming Via Afghanistan Killing The Indian Fruit?

Prakash Thakur

Duty free apples from Iran have been coming to India via Afghanistan under the India - Afghanistan Free Trade Agreement for last two years. In spite of numerous petitions and representations made by the farmers of Himachal and J&K to the government of India these Iranian apples have not stopped coming. Will the Indian fruit survive the odds?


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29 August, 2021

Iran, Syria Vow To Take 'Mighty Steps' Against US Sanctions

Associated Press (AP)

The announcement was made by Iran's new Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.


24 August, 2021

Ukrainian Evacuation Plane Hijacked In Kabul, Taken To Iran; Both Countries Deny Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, Ukraine's Deputy Foreign Minister had said that the plane was 'practically stolen' and it flew into Iran with an unidentified group of passengers onboard instead of airlifting Ukrainians.


03 August, 2021

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

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.


09 July, 2021

In A Changing World, India And Russia Build On Time-Tested Ties

Seema Guha

Though Russia is compelled by circumstances to court China and India is moving into the US orbit, the two countries are in no mood to jettison a relationship that has stood the test of time.


02 June, 2021

Iran's Largest Navy Ship Catches Fire, Sinks In Gulf Of Oman Under Unclear Circumstances

Outlook Web Bureau

Efforts failed to save the support ship Kharg, named after the island that serves as the main oil terminal for Iran


10 April, 2021

US-Iran To Resume Indirect Talks In Vienna Next Week: US Official

Outlook Web Bureau

US officials also said that a meeting held this week through the European Union, China, and Russia had a positive impact.


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06 April, 2021

Man Shoots Himself After Killing Son, 7 Other Relatives In Iran

Associated Press (AP)

Gun violence is rare in Iran, where citizens are only allowed to own hunting rifles.


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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