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‘Bibi go home!’ Israelis demand Netanyahu resignation over looming corruption charges

Power, wealth monopoly immersing Saudi Arabia in poverty

Pakistani denounce Saudi Arabia, GCC countries for anti-Pakistan vote at FATF

Ahad Cheema’s arrest: NAB terms Punjab Govt allegations baseless

Over 700,000 Rohingya kids in Bangladeshi camps at risk: UNICEF

Western-Turkish conspiracy of use of chemical weapons in Afrin

Arrest of Ahad Cheema: The end game of Shahbaz Sharif

Is India going to attack on AJK?

Shoe thrown at Ahsan Iqbal during speech

Zardari defends government for sending Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan could evict, rather than kill, militants: US official

Act now or face action in 90 days: FATF

At least 23 killed in multiple suicide bombings, attacks in Afghanistan

Pakistan: The royal playground for the Arabs

Can talks in Oman end the war in Yemen?

‘Don’t kill terrorists in Pakistan; get them into Afghanistan’

Saudi Arabia now opens doors of military jobs to women

Amnesty International demands Saudi Arabia to halt execution of 14 Shia activists

Israel suffers major setback in Syria

Another threat of surgical operations: Is India challenging China in the backdrop?

A weak denial: Is Pakistan hiding facts behind sending troops to Saudia?

Saudi regime faces certain defeat in Yemen

TAPI ceremony brings Pakistan and India closer despite LoC violations

Saudi enslavement of Pakistan

White Helmets Ready for False-Flag Chemical Attack in Syria

Did Nawaz seek Modi's help to rescue him?

Saudi Arabia using Israeli language against Iran, Senator Aitzaz says

Peshawar Zalmi take on Multan Sultans in PSL 2018 opening fixture

Democracy was harmed for saving a person: Imran Khan

Nawaz Sharif seeks confrontation in judiciary, Parliament: Bilawal

ECP dismisses PML-N plea, declares its Senate candidates Independent

48 million Americans suffer from hunger

South Africa to cut diplomatic ties with Israel

Is Shahbaz Sharif stabbing Nawaz in the back?

Ghouta residents ‘wait for death’ amid holocaust

Pakistan adopts latest IAEA’s protocols on nuclear trade

Pakistan Deploys 1,000 Troops to Saudi Arabia amid Yemen War: Reasons, Consequences

Religious scholars to assist IHC in election act case

Nawaz Sharif: A Victim of his own Dirty schemes and Avarice

Supreme Court bars disqualified Nawaz Sharif from heading PML-N

Nawaz Sharif disqualified from party leadership

Iran and Qatar launch joint chamber of commerce

Hindu temple opens in Abu Dhabi .. Why the UAE seeks to appease Hindus?

Sharif family is a master of lies, deceit and hypocrisy, says Bilawal Bhutto

Syria blames West support for terrorists in a letter to UN

US motion to put Pakistan on terror financing watchlist differed

Senator fears Pakistani troops could get pulled into Yemen conflict

Russia will continue to boost Pakistan’s counterterrorism capacity, says FM Lavrov

Why US not trustworthy ally for Turkey

We can’t fight war of others on our soil, says Khawaja Asif

Constitution more supreme to parliament, remarks CJP

China woos Baloch militants to secure CPEC projects

PSL 3 trophy unveiling ceremony held in Dubai

Pakistani troops in the kingdom: A sudden and unexplained missive

Imran Khan suggests direct Senate elections to avoid horse-trading

Does parliament need judges’ say to legislate, asks PM

Pakistan, Azerbaijan enjoy cordial relations: Afzal

Why does Maryam relate all thief references with Nawaz, wonders Aitzaz Ahsan

Interior ministry refuses to put Sharif family’s names on ECL

PSL 2018: All you need to know about leagues, players

Photo of four women playing board game at Khana-e-Kaaba goes viral

Details of troops' deployment in Saudi Arabia can't be revealed: Senate told

Australia, US, India and Japan in talks to counter China’s spreading influence

Khawaja Asif leaves for Russia on 4-day visit

The tourist, found her way in Mashhad

French Noha at Imam Khoi Culture Center on Shahadat of Lady Fatima (S.A)

Pakistan looks to China, Saudi Arabia for succour

Iraqi court sentences Turkish woman to death for joining Islamic State

Impending crisis stopped PM from banning JuD, FIF

Yemen war: Trial time for Saudi Arabia?

US Muslims raise funds to assist Florida terrorist attack victims, Families

People to take revenge of my disqualification in 2018 polls: Nawaz

Imran’s third wedding news confirmed, Pictures released

Sharifs assets worth Rs58m 18 years back, court told

Who will keep Asma’s flame burning?

Sunnis are assured of Imam Mahdi’s reappearance: Sunni cleric

Bahraini Regime Committed Some 1,000 Human Rights Abuses in 1 Month: Report

Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead, says airline

Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima (S.A)

The Story of Hazrat Fatima (sa), daughter of the Holy Prophet (pbuh)

US meddles in foreign nations elections for 'democracy': Ex CIA director

Zardari retracts statement calling Rao Anwar ‘brave kid’

PM sanctioned troop deployment to Saudi Arabia for ‘advisory purpose’

Shoaib Akhtar appointed PCB brand ambassador

‘Bajwa Doctrine’ working well against American blackmail

No militant camps exist on Pakistani soil: COAS

DRINKING HOT TEA CAN INCREASE RISK OF ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Cannot wait to lift PSL trophy in Karachi: Sammy

Are Young People Abandoning Facebook or Not?

What’s behind Iranian President’s India visit?

Abbasi decides to abolish Gilgit-Baltistan Council

Why Asif Zardari defended Rao Anwar?

Zainab’s murderer sentenced to death by hanging on four counts

The View of Islam on the People and the Government

Senate summons defence minister over sending troops to Saudi Arabia

Abbasi gives go-ahead to PIA, PSM privatisation

US security services express fear of Pakistan’s nuclear program

Myanmar ready to take back Rohingya refugees

Why Shia-Sunni Unity Is Necessary & Important? Ayatollah Khamenei's Opinion

Farooq Sattar backs down; withdraws from selection of Senate candidates

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Israel suffers major setback in Syria

1396/12/4 | 02:16
  The military confrontation between Israeli and Syrian/Iranian forces on 10 February set off widespread analysis and speculation on the probability of a major regional war. The severity of the latest clash – with reports that Israel may have destroyed up to 50 per cent of Syrian air defence systems – underscores the depth of tension in the area. But the most important aspect of the clash was the shooting down of an Israeli F-16 fighter jet by Syrian air defences. This marked the first time in 36 years that an Israeli fighter jet has ...

Saudi Arabia using Israeli language against Iran, Senator Aitzaz says

1396/12/3 | 02:16
  PPP Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has opposed the decision of the government to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia as the Senator pointed out that Saudi monarchy has been using Israeli language against Pakistan’s neighbouring friendly and brotherly country Iran.   He said Saudi kingdom has created a front against Iran and issued statements against Iran that are akin to the statements of Israeli prime minister. He said that Iran is a Muslim country that has democracy and Pakistan’s neighbouring country. He said Pakistan should ...

Iran and Qatar launch joint chamber of commerce

1396/12/2 | 02:16
  Iran and Qatar joint chamber of commerce launched in Iran's Chamber by holding founding board meeting. Director General for Arab-African states in international department of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture Shahram Khasipour said on Sunday that Iran and Qatar joint chamber of commerce launched in Iran’s Chamber by holding founding board meeting. He said that trade exchanges volume between the two countries in the past nine months exceeded 200 million dollars. Although this figure shows increase in comparison ...

Wooing Iran: Jandullah declared as banned outfit by Pakistan

1396/11/25 | 02:16
  The government of Pakistan on Tuesday has declared Jundullah as a banned organization.   The federal government declaring Jundullah as a ban organization put it in Schedule One under the Counter Terrorism Act.   The Ministry of Interior has also issued regular notification to declare Jundullah as a ban organization.   According to the notification issued by the federal government, Jundallah has been dismissed under the Counter-Terrorism Act 1997, in Schedule One under the Counter-Terrorist Act.   It was believed ...

Islamic Revolution of Iran united Muslims around the world, says Allama Sajid Naqvi

1396/11/24 | 02:16
  Allama Syed Sajid Ali Naqvi, a senior Pakistani politician and religious leader  has said that Islamic Revolution of Iran was a unique revolution in the sense that it had taught lesson of unity and sacrifice to the world.   In an interview, Islami Tehreek Pakistan chief Allama Syed Sajid Ali Naqvi congratulated Iranian nation and the government of Iran on the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and National Day of Iran.   Shia Ulema Council (S.U.C) chief added that the Islamic Revolution did not come through force ...

China, Russia voice support for Iran's nuclear deal amid US threats

1396/11/21 | 02:16
  China and Russia have reaffirmed their support for Iran’s nuclear deal with six world powers, including Beijing and Moscow, amid US President Donald Trump’s threats against the multinational accord.   At a Tuesday meeting with Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy Alaeddin Boroujerdi in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed that Iran and China are committed to the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), IRNA reported.   Tehran ...

Iran unveils new drone armed with smart bombs

1396/11/18 | 02:16
  Iran has started mass production of Mohajer-6 advanced drone armed with precision-guided bombs.   In a ceremony on Monday in commemoration of the 39th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution and in the presence of Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, the Defense Ministry inaugurated the mass production of Mohajer 6 UCAV and Qaem precision-guided bomb.   Speaking to reporters, Hatami said Mohajer 6 has the capability to carry out surveillance, reconnaissance and combat missions within a wide ...

Out of US pressure: Would Pakistan seek completion of Pak-Iran pipeline?

1396/11/18 | 02:16
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Sunday that Iran has held its end of the bargain by taking the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline to the Pakistani border, but Pakistan has not yet taken any action in this regard.   “If Pakistan doesn’t take necessary actions in this regard Iran has no choice but to take legal actions,” he added.   While one can consider the argument that the Pakistani political scene has been in crisis for a long time, first due to the rigging allegations and then the ousting of the former Prime Minister, ...

Is Trump Talking Himself Into War With Iran, N Korea?

1396/11/18 | 02:16
  Neatly defining President Trump’s foreign policy has never been easy, characterized as it is by contradictory impulses, fragmentary ideas, and strains of paradox. However, on the two most arresting national security issues at the top of Trump’s agenda—Iran and North Korea—his approach is plain: aggressive confrontation is good; diplomacy is bad. The problem is that, even if Trump himself is not determined to go to war with either of these countries, he is making it far more likely. Last month, Trump once again waived nuclear-related ...

Saudi using army of online trolls to spew hatred, sectarianism against Iran

1396/11/15 | 02:16
[caption id="attachment_57561" align="alignnone" width="2048"] Sarahah App[/caption] Social media networks with their billions of users have made their way to the heart of political and ideological clashes, providing a deep-reaching platform that some leaders and regimes tend to use in a rather propagandistic manner.   Mix this desire with an unlimited amount of money and you will arrive at a dangerous concoction of technology and mind control techniques that will allow you to force your ideology upon people without really lifting a finger.   This ...

UN calls on Iran, Russia, Turkey to allow aid into Syria

1396/11/14 | 02:16
The UN has appealed to the major international players in the Syrian conflict to allow aid through to territories still under attack, according to Reuters.   Humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland yesterday called on Russia, Turkey and Iran to de-escalate the fighting, particularly in the Idlib governorate, which he said was “screaming for a ceasefire.”   A UN humanitarian taskforce has been unable to make deliveries to besieged areas across the country for over two months, as Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s government has withheld ...

Revolutionary Guards clash with Daesh in western Iran

1396/11/13 | 02:16
  Iran’s Revolutionary Guards clashed with Daesh militants in the western part of the country on Saturday, according to Sepah News, the official news site of the Guards. A team of 21 Daesh fighters crossed Iran’s western border and were placed under surveillance before the Guards, the most powerful military force in the Islamic Republic, attacked them on Saturday morning, Sepah News reported. Three members of the Revolutionary Guards and three Daesh militants were killed. General Mohammad Pakpour, head of the Guards’ ground forces, ...

Moroccan socialist party calls for country’s withdrawal from Saudi-led military operations in Yemen

1396/11/11 | 02:16
Morocco’s Unified Socialist Party has called for the country’s withdrawal from the Saudi-led military coalition that has been fighting Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militias.   The party added in the concluding statement of its fourth congress, held in Rabat, that Morocco should not get involved in any such military interventions.   These steps could tarnish Morocco’s reputation and standing, according to the party’s statement. pk.shafaqna.com   ...

Minister calls for Pakistan-Iran cooperation to facilitate pilgrims’ travels

1396/11/10 | 02:16
Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf  and Inter-faith Harmony has underlined the need for more cooperation between Iran and Pakistan to facilitate pilgrims travel.   In an interview, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf said Iran and Pakistan are brotherly states and both countries should enhance their cooperation in the field of tourism especially the religious tourism. He said that the government of Pakistan has been taking steps to make the arrangements of the pilgrims going to Iran better and for this the ministry ...

Saudi-backed terror plot thwarted by Iranian security forces

1396/11/6 | 02:16
Iranian Intelligence Ministry has announced that it has thwarted a Saudi-operated scheme to carry out terrorist bombing in the Islamic Republic.   According to an announcement by the ministry released on Wednesday, security agents in Iran found and confiscated 23 rigged bombs of the remote-operated kind which “had been brought to the country according to a plot by Saudi Arabian spy agencies to cause disturbances and insecurity in eastern provinces”.   According to the same report, the Intelligence Ministry also found a similar ...

Ayatollah Sistani advises Pakistanis to strengthen unity among their ranks

1396/11/5 | 02:16
  Grand Ayatollah Syed Ali Hussaini Sistani has told a Pakistani delegation who called on him in Iraq’s holy city Najaf that Pakistani nation must strengthen their unity at all cost.     “I remain aware of the state of affairs of people of Pakistan and India and pray for their well-being,” he told a delegation of Asgharia Ilm-O-Amal Tehreek led by Engineer Syed Hussain Moosavi.   He told the delegation that Pakistanis were facing problems due to US administration and to come out of that problem is nothing but unity ...

Iran urges global community to solve Rohingya crisis

1396/11/3 | 02:16
    The situation of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar is very serious, an Iranian diplomat said Sunday urging the global community to solve the crisis and remove the refugees' concerns. It is necessary that Myanmar, Bangladesh and the global community make an effort to solve the Rohingya crisis, Mohsen Mohammadi, Iran’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Myanmar said in an interview with IRNA.   Prior to the 2015 Rohingya refugee crisis and the military crackdown in 2016 and 2017, the Rohingya population in Myanmar ...

The Trump government spent more than $1M in recent Iran riots

1396/11/2 | 02:16
  Nafeez Ahmed, a British author and investigative journalist wrote on INSURGE intelligence: The US Department of State has spent $ 1 million on the recent riots in Iran. According to Nafeez  Ahmed, who is also the executive director of the Institute for Policy Research and Development (IPRD), the US government seeks to take advantage of political unrest and other crises like water crisis-to mobilize public against the Iranian government.   Nafeez  Ahmed’s report shows that the US Foreign Ministry has misused the protests in Iran and ...

Iranian youth are fully supportive of their political system: Asia Times

1396/10/30 | 02:16
Anyone who is aware of Iran and Iranian society knows that the Iranian system is very strong, and it won't be affected by any measures.   The Asia Times wrote about the support of Western countries on Iran’s protest that: The West is talking about the protesters, but, is not talking about the reaction of the Iranian government towards this protest. We should all see that if such incident took place in France or Germany, how would have police of these countries reacted.   During the visit of the Iranian cities, I came to know that ...

Iran reiterates Missile program non-negotiable

1396/10/29 | 02:16
Iran stressed on Wednesday it won’t allow any country to interfere in its internal affairs, underlining that the Islamic Republic’s missile program is not negotiable.   Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi in reaction to a Financial Times report which claimed that Tehran has agreed to hold talks with Europeans on its missile program.   Citing the German Foreign Ministry, the paper reported on Tuesday that German, French, and British foreign ministers — together with Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign policy ...

A Jewish plot: Pushing India against China, Pakistan and Iran

1396/10/29 | 02:16
  Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has warned the Muslim world that the emerging nexus between the United States, Israel and India is a major threat to the ummah.   According to a press release issued by the Senate secretariat on Wednesday, Mr Rabbani sounded the warning while addressing the 13th session of the Parliamentary Union of Islamic Countries (PUIC) being held in Tehran.   He said that Pakistan strongly opposed the US attempt to alter the legal and historical status of Al Quds, adding that the move was a blatant ...

Hidden Israeli-Iranian war in Syria

1396/10/28 | 02:16
Israeli raids and air strikes have recently increased deep into the Syrian territories. According to Israeli media and research centres reports, these attacks target Iranian weapons before parts of them are transferred to Hezbollah in Lebanon.   The reports state that the missiles are particularly advanced and accurate and could potentially undermine Israel’s strategic domiance and enable Iranian proxies to target anywhere in Israel.   On Wednesday, military analyst in Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, Alex Fishman, said that in the ...

Pakistan attaches importance to significant role of Iran in regional developments: Speaker

1396/10/28 | 02:16
  Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan attaches importance to significant role of Iran in regional developments.     He made the remarks in a meeting with Speaker Iranian Majlis (Parliament) Dr Ali Larijani who said that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan have adopted a wise stance in dealing with the problems created by different terrorist groups.   Referring to deeply rooted ties between the two countries, Larijani said Iran and Pakistan as two neighbors have ...

US new strategy seeks to create complex situation for Iran: Defense minister

1396/10/27 | 02:16
Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has warned that the US is pursuing its new strategy against Iran by creating a complicated situation for the country. “The US seeks to implement its new strategy against the Islamic Republic of Iran by creating a complicated atmosphere,” Hatami said at a Tuesday conference in Tehran. He pointed to US President Donald Trump’s efforts to change Iran’s nuclear deal with the world powers, and Washington’s opposition to removal of sanctions against Tehran as part of the new US strategy ...

Pakistan and Iran consult each other on many issues, says former diplomat

1396/10/26 | 02:16
  Former Pakistani ambassador and renowned diplomat says Iran and Pakistan are two brotherly states and Pakistan highly values its friendship with Iran.     In an interview with IRNA, Ali Sarwar Naqvi, also Executive Director of the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS) said Iran is the only country with which Pakistan does not have any fundamental dispute. The analyst said a major step in Iran-Pakistan ties came when country’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa went to Iran and there, he met with all leaders ...

Syria militants in US seeking CIA dollars to ‘confront Iran’s influence’

1396/10/26 | 02:16
  Syria militant leaders are in the United States demanding American dollars to fund an allegedly defunct CIA program to “confront Iran’s influence.” Representatives of the so-called Free Syrian Army are reportedly pressing Americans to revive the program that provides military aid to the militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad. In July, US President Donald Trump reportedly ended the clandestine program, to provide arms and supplies to the militant groups, who attempt to destabilize the situation Syria. Trump ...

Interference of Saudi Intelligence services in Tehran’s deep operations

1396/10/24 | 02:16
  The United States, in collaboration with the Saudi intelligence service is seeking to use Iran’s internal capacity to release a picture of Iran’s unrest to the world and use it as an evidence for new sanctions.   Few months back, before planning changes inside Saudi Arabia, the country’s Crown Prince announced in the news that he is after transferring the unrest inside Iran, to make Islamic Republic of Iran face the internal security issues. After a few days, terrorist groups were active in the border zone and within a short ...

Is Balochistan a next ground of proxy war between Saudia and Iran?

1396/10/24 | 02:16
    Political engineering in Balochistan just a few months before general election is another case in point of courting disaster. Balochistan which is facing the longest nationalist insurgency and the longest military operation of its history is also coming under threat from the escalation of conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran in West Asia.      Saudis are pouring in money for expanding the footprint of Wahabi and Salfi elements in Balochistan. JuD ( former LeT) is building many new centres in Makran division not ...

Trump Gives World Four Months to Change Iran Nuclear Deal

1396/10/24 | 02:16
  As officials had previously indicated, President Trump on Friday announced he is extending the sanctions relief the US is obliged to offer under the P5+1 nuclear deal, and some new unrelated sanctions against Iran have been unveiled. In an attempt to set the stage for another major political battle, he said this would be “the last time.” The sanctions relief, and by extension US compliance with the P5+1 deal with Iran, will continue for an additional four months, by which time Trump demands that the rest of the world will have dramatically ...

All parties must continue to implement JCPOA: Warns China's FM

1396/10/24 | 02:16
  Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged all signatories to the multilateral 2015 agreement on Iran’s nuclear program to continue its implementation amid US threats to withdraw from the deal. Wang made the remark in a phone call with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday, a day after US President Donald Trump once again threatened to withdraw from the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), if some "disastrous flaws" were not fixed. It is the responsibility of all parties concerned ...

Even Saudi allies are questioning its Mideast power plays

1396/10/23 | 02:16
Trending on Saudi social media last week was a clip of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman promising to go on the offensive against his country’s biggest rival and take the fight “inside Iran.”   What is clear is that the de facto Saudi ruler has made several regional moves against Iran -- and has yet to score a win.   If the prince’s enemies aren’t sweating it much, his allies are showing signs of alarm. From the Arab Sunni world, the natural sphere of Saudi influence, to the U.S. and Europe, diplomats have dissociated themselves ...

Will Trump Use “Human Rights” to Kill the Iran Nukes Deal?

1396/10/20 | 02:16
  In a matter of days, Donald Trump will have the chance to scuttle the Iranian Nuclear agreement, a transaction that Trump has called “the worst deal ever.”   The future of the so called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA depends largely on whether Trump opts to reimpose economic sanctions on Iran or not. If the president does in fact reimpose sanctions, (sometime after January 13) the United States will be in “material noncompliance” with the terms of the nuclear agreement and all bets will be off.  That means ...

Birth of an Insurgency: The US-Israeli “Secret Deal” to Manipulate Protests in Iran

1396/10/19 | 02:16
  Using the recent protests as cover, the governments of the United States and Israel are advancing a much larger plan for covert regime change against the Iranian government, one born out of the “secret deal” negotiated and signed between the two countries right before the widely covered but relatively small protests in Iran began in late December.   That deal, negotiated between National Security Adviser and neocon darling H.R. McMaster and his Israeli counterpart Meir Ben-Shabbat, secured the full cooperation of the Trump ...

Iran: Saudi, US, Israel fanning flames of regional tensions

1396/10/19 | 02:16
Iran says Saudi Arabia, the United States, and Israel are fanning the flames of regional crises through their interventionist policies and invasive actions. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remarks in an address to Tehran Security Conference on Monday. The one-day event - held under the banner of ‘Regional Security in West Asia; Emerging Challenges and Trends’ - is the second of its kind organized in the Iranian capital. More than 200 Iranian and international political figures and analysts attended the conference. Zarif blamed ...

Russia, France Slam US Over Emergency UN Meeting on Iran

1396/10/18 | 02:16
  An emergency meeting at the UN Security Council on the subject of week-long protests in Iran saw a series of speeches, including the US reiterating its previous public statements backing demonstrators and threatening Iran, and other nations wondering why this was worth an emergency meeting. French Ambassador Francois Delattre insisted the Iran protests had nothing to do with international peace and security, warning against “attempts to exploit this crisis for personal ends,” which many see as a direct rebuke of the US. Russian ...

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Has Been Arrested

1396/10/17 | 02:16
  Rumors are coming out of Iran that former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested after shooting his mouth off: Ahmadinejad said in a speech to a crowd of residents of the city of Bushehr in southern Iran, on Thursday evening before last with the start of recent protests : “Some of the current officials live away from the problems of the people and concerns, and do not know anything about the reality of society,” adding that “what it suffers Iran today is mismanagement and not lack of economic resources. ” “The ...

Erdogan says Israeli regime, US targeting Iran, Pakistan, to loot resources

1396/10/17 | 02:16
Turkey’s President has accused the US and the Israeli regime of meddling in the affairs of Iran and Pakistan, as well as those of other Muslim countries, and are driven by the desire to grab their natural resources. “We cannot accept that some countries — foremost the US, Israel — to interfere [sic!] in the internal affairs of Iran and Pakistan,” President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul on Friday, On Tuesday President Donald Trump tweeted support for the protests against the Iranian Islamic establishment which erupted ...

Iranians rally for third day in show of unity, strength

1396/10/16 | 02:16
  People have taken to the streets in major cities across Iran for a third consecutive day to reiterate support for the Islamic establishment following scattered riots in some parts of the vast country.  Demonstrators rallied in the capital Tehran and the cities of Tabriz, Sari and Kerman to denounce violence by those who infiltrated peaceful protests to turn them into scenes of confrontation and attack on public property.  They carried national flags which had been burnt by some rioters in recent days as well as placards denouncing ...

Trump Promises Support for Iran Protests ‘At the Appropriate Time’

1396/10/15 | 02:16
  US officials have been denying reports that they are behind the growing protests in Iran, but that hasn’t stopped President Trump from repeatedly openly endorsing the protests, and promising “great support from the United States at the appropriate time.”   Trump’s repeated expression of support for the protesters, and the fact that the US has repeatedly backed such movements in other nations to try to impose regime change, has Iranian officials taking the matter to the UN, accusing the US of “grotesque meddling” against ...

France warns US, Saudi, Israeli against hostile comments on Iran events

1396/10/15 | 02:16
  French President Emmanuel Macron has warned the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia against making belligerent statements on the recent developments inside Iran, calling on them to tone down their rhetoric which, he said, could lead to “war.” “The official line pursued by the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, who are our allies in many ways, is almost one that would lead us to war,” Macron told reporters on Wednesday. The French president warned that for some countries, such a hostile policy is a “deliberate strategy.” Macron ...

The unwanted confession of Reuters to the connection of riots in Iran with the Zionist regime

1396/10/14 | 02:16
  The unwanted acknowledgment of Reuters of the connection between rioters in Iran and Israel was confronted with the regime’s authorities, and the media had to apologize.   On the Twitter account of Reuters on Sunday a photo was published for a news about the recent riots in Iran. The picture showed the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel Kats, the intelligence minister of the regime.   The Jerusalem Post reported on Monday that the Zionist cabinet had asked for the picture to be removed. Reuters, then ...

Turkey backs stability, security in neighboring Iran, Erdogan tells Rouhani

1396/10/14 | 02:16
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country attaches high significance to stability and security in neighboring Iran.   In reaction to recent protests in some cities in Iran, Erdogan said in a telephone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday that Turkey regarded Iran’s stability and security as that of its own. Referring to Western media reports and remarks made by certain US and Israeli officials with respect to the protests, the Turkish president said his country was familiar with the West’s media ...

Iran UN envoy slams US 'grotesque meddling' in its internal affairs

1396/10/14 | 02:16
  Iran’s UN ambassador has condemned the US support for protests in the Islamic Republic as "grotesque" meddling in the country's internal affairs and a violation of international law. Gholamali Khoshroo made the remarks in a Wednesday letter to the UN Security Council and to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Last week, a number of peaceful protests over economic problems broke out in several Iranian cities, but the gatherings turned violent when groups of participants, some of them armed, vandalized public property and launched ...

Over a dozen people killed in violence in Iranian cities

1396/10/13 | 02:16
More than a dozen people have been killed in the violence that has followed a series of peaceful demonstrations against economic woes in a number of Iranian cities. Several towns in the central Isfahan Province were the scene of unrest and sporadic clashes on Monday night, IRIB reported. In Qahderijan, six people were killed after they engaged in clashes with security forces while attempting to storm a police station. Separately, armed rioters killed an 11-year-old boy and injured his father in Khomeinishahr as the family was passing by the ...

Ex-White House official raps Saudi support for terrorism

1396/10/12 | 02:16
      Al Saud, encouraged by US President Donald Trump, could risk confrontation with Iran.  A former national security official at the White House warned Saudi Arabia about the dire consequences of its support for the terrorist groups, voicing concern that Al Saud, encouraged by US President Donald Trump, could risk confrontation with Iran.   Frank N. von Hippel, the assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy during 1993–1994, blamed the Trump administration’s ...

An old cheap US tactics: How US is fueling protests against Govt in Iran?

1396/10/11 | 02:16
  U.S. President Donald Trump denounced the Iranian government amid pro- and anti-government demonstrations in Iran.   Supporters of the Iranian government took to the streets in Tehran as anti-government protests entered a third day and spread to other cities.   Using excerpts from a speech he delivered to the U.N. General Assembly on September 19, Trump lambasted the Iranian government on Twitter, charging it has long oppressed the Iranian people.   In a tweet on Friday, Trump made meddlesome remarks about the recent ...

Iran-Turkey-Russia alliance; a bad news for the United States

1396/10/9 | 02:16
  The United States may soon find the frequent high-level discussions Iran, Turkey and Russia are having harder to ignore. “Both Russia and Turkey think the decision of the U.S. to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is not helping the situation in the Middle East,” Russian president Vladimir Putin said during a December 11 press conference in Ankara. The leaders were meeting for the eighth time in 2017, a sign of increasingly close relations after the nadir in November 2015 when Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet. At ...

Wary of Imran Khan:  Is Saudia planning to install Shahbaz Sharif as next PM?

1396/10/8 | 02:16
  Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif left for Saudi Arabia on Wednesday evening, sources informed media. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader is expected to hold important meetings with Saudi government officials. Shehbaz will also perform Umrah while visiting the kingdom.   The visit of by the chief minister of Punjab takes place after his meeting with the Saudi ambassador to Pakistan on Saturday in Lahore. Saudi authorities sent a special plane for Shehbaz.   Anchor and analyst Shahzeb Khanzada said it is apparent ...

Pakistan-Iran response to US threats through the team of Ali-Raza

1396/10/8 | 02:16
  An interesting tit-for-tat response was given to the threats of Trump-led US administration by Pakistan and Iran through Pakistan Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani and Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.     On this, at the concluding session of the 6-nation speakers conference in Islamabad, Senator Mushahid Hussain pointed in a lightened vein to the fact that now a joint team of Pakistan and Iran was formed and Ali (Larijani) from Iran and Raza (Rabbani) from Pakistan make this team of Ali Raza.   Mushahid Hussain ...

Israel, US reach secret deal to tackle Iran: Report

1396/10/8 | 02:16
Senior officials from the United States and Israel have secretly met in Washington to hammer out a deal on confronting Iran on several fronts, a new report says. The closed-door meeting, led by US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and his Israeli counterpart Meir Ben-Shabbat, took place at the White House on December 12, and the two sides agreed on forming joint teams to combat Iran in the Middle East region, Israeli media reported Thursday.  The two sides signed a document that would translate US President Donald Trump's October speech, ...