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ICJ, Iran, $2bn, assets, frozen, US

ICJ rules Iran has legal claim to $2bn in assets frozen by US

02 February, 2019 9:35 am 9:35 am

HAGUE – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that Iran has the right to recover two billion dollars in frozen assets in the United States, reported Aljazeera. In a ruling issued on Wednesday, the 15-member court said Tehran Read More

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Suicide bomber, Iran, Revolutionary Guards

Suicide bomber kills 27 members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards

02 February, 2019 9:21 am 9:21 am

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed 27 members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards on Wednesday, state media said, in a southeastern region where security forces are facing a rise in attacks by militants from the country’s Sunni Muslim minority. Read More

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Iran, US, military, revolution, 40

Iran cheers US ‘dismay’, vaunts military might as revolution tu...

02 February, 2019 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of Iranians held nation-wide rallies on Monday to mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of the Shah and the triumph of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Shi’ite cleric who led an Islamic Revolution that Read More

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Russia plans new missile systems to counter US by 2021

02 February, 2019 7:54 pm 7:54 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will race to develop two new land-based missile launch systems before 2021 to respond to Washington’s planned exit from a landmark nuclear arms control pact, it said on Tuesday. President Vladimir Putin said at the weekend Read More

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Iran, cruise missile, revolution anniversary

Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on revolution anniversary

02 February, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran unveiled a new cruise missile with a range of 1,300 km (800 miles) on Saturday during celebrations marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, state television reported. “This cruise missile needs a very short time Read More

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Forty years since revolution, Iran taunts ‘declining’ America

02 February, 2019 5:26 pm 5:26 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Forty years after its revolution, Iran has no fear of a “declining” America, a senior cleric said on Friday at the start of official commemorations of the uprising that made the country a permanent enemy of the Read More

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Trump slams US intelligence chiefs as passive, naive on Iran

01 January, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday called US intelligence chiefs “extremely passive and naive” on Iran and dismissed their assessments of the threat posed by North Korea a day after they contradicted his views during congressional testimony. His Read More

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Iran, military forces, Syria, Revolutionary Guards

Iran says it will keep military forces in Syria despite Israeli threats

01 January, 2019 4:18 pm 4:18 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran will keep military forces in Syria, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday, defying Israeli threats that they might be targeted if they do not leave the country. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Read More

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Iran, satellite, Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi, US warnings

Iran satellite launch, which US warned against, fails

01 January, 2019 12:52 pm 12:52 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran’s bid to launch a satellite has failed, Telecoms Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Tuesday, after it ignored US warnings to avoid such activity. Washington warned Tehran this month against undertaking three planned rocket launches that Read More

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White House asked for options to strike Iran

01 January, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home Read More

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Iran says it is taking initial steps to design reactor fuel

01 January, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is taking preliminary steps to design uranium fuel with a purity of 20 percent for reactors instead of having to copy foreign designs, Iran’s nuclear chief said on Sunday. Iran’s 2015 nuclear accord with world powers Read More

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Indian kabbadi team reaches Lahore

01 January, 2019 11:31 pm 11:31 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Indian kabbadi team reached Lahore via Wagah Border on Thursday. The Sports Board Punjab and the Pakistan Kabbadi Federation welcomed the team at Wagah Border. The 20-member team will participate in the three-country Kabbadi Championship. Read More

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FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi completes visit’s first phase, leaves for Iran

12 December, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

KABUL (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday completed the first phase of his three-day visit to four countries. FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi visited Afghanistan and held delegation level talks with FM Salahuddin Rabbani. They discussed issues Read More

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Pakistan exempted from US sanctions on ‘particularly concern list’

12 December, 2018 6:01 pm 6:01 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The Trump administration has exempted Pakistan from sanctions that affect the countries added to the US ‘particularly concern list’ that violate religious freedom. Following strong protest by Pakistan, the US has announced not to put sanctions Read More

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Pakistan safely recovers five out of 12 abducted Iranian guards: FO

11 November, 2018 8:21 pm 8:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal confirmed on Thursday that Pakistani law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and armed forces have safely recovered five out of 12 abducted Iranian guards. In his tweet, the FO spokesperson said Read More

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