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FM Qureshi again meets Iranian counterpart to discuss regional situation

09 September, 2019 6:22 pm 6:22 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi again called on Iranian counterpart Mohamad Javad Zarif on Saturday. They discussed the matters of mutual interest, including regional situation. Both foreign ministers agreed to continue consultations for establishing peace in the region. Earlier talking exclusively to 92 News on Friday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi … Read More

Iranian President Rouhani says no to talks under US pressure

09 September, 2019 11:20 pm 11:20 pm

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, but added that lifting all the sanctions Washington imposed on Tehran and respecting a UN Security Council resolution could pave the way for talks. “Our response to talks … Read More

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US visa delay may force Iranian president to skip UNGA

09 September, 2019 10:54 am 10:54 am

TEHRAN (AFP) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his delegation could be forced into skipping next week’s UN General Assembly (UNGA) because the US has yet to issue them visas, state media said. Rouhani and his delegation had been scheduled to travel to New York for the annual UN gathering on Monday, but that was … Read More

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Iran jails Iranian-British national for 10 years for spying for Israel

08 August, 2019 10:47 am 10:47 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has sentenced a British-Iranian national to 10 years in jail for spying for Israel, state TV reported. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said last year that Western agents had infiltrated the country, and its relations with major world powers deteriorated as Washington pulled out of the nuclear deal they signed with … Read More

US threatens to down any nearby Iranian drones, Tehran denies incident

07 July, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States threatened on Friday to destroy any Iranian drones flying too closely to its ships and said it had “clear evidence” that it shot one down in a festering stand-off with Tehran in the world’s most important oil shipping zone. Iran earlier on Friday denied losing one of its drones … Read More

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France sees risk of stumble into US-Iranian conflict

07 July, 2019 10:15 pm 10:15 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Iran’s breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers’ nuclear deal with Tehran was “a bad reaction to … (a) bad decision”, raising fears of a stumble into war, France foreign minister said. Tensions have risen as Washington has blamed Iran for several attacks … Read More

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Trump warned Tehran a US attack was imminent, called for talks: Iranian off...

06 June, 2019 4:52 pm 4:52 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from US President Donald Trump warning that a US attack on Iran was imminent but saying he was against war and wanted talks on a range of issues. News of the message, delivered through Oman overnight, came shortly after the … Read More

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PM Imran Khan, Iranian FM discuss bilateral relations

05 May, 2019 2:54 pm 2:54 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed Pak-Iran bilateral relations on Friday. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was also present on the occasion. Later, he also met National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar. Speaking at the delegation level talks between Pakistan and Iran in Islamabad on … Read More

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PM, Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei discuss matters of mutual interest

04 April, 2019 10:56 pm 10:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan held a meeting with Supreme Leader of Iran Syed Ali Khamenei in Tehran. The prime minister accompanying his delegation met Ayatollah Khamenei. Both the leaders discussed matters of mutual interest. Imran Khan is visiting Tehran for the first time after his victory in election. The visit … Read More

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Boxing: Sadaf Khadem to break a barrier for Iranian women

04 April, 2019 7:04 pm 7:04 pm

ROYAN, France (Reuters) – Two years after a clandestine impromptu training session on the hills of Tehran, Sadaf Khadem will become the first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing fight, hoping to lead the way in the Islamic Republic. The bout will take place in western France on Saturday after the 24-year-old met with … Read More

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US to designate elite Iranian force as terrorist organisation

04 April, 2019 7:43 pm 7:43 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is expected to designate Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organisation, three US officials told Reuters, marking the first time Washington has formally labelled another country’s military a terrorist group. The decision, which critics warn could open US military and intelligence officials to similar actions by unfriendly … Read More

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Four kidnapped Iranian soldiers recovered in Chaghai IBO

03 March, 2019 9:23 am 9:23 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Security forces conducted a successful intelligence-based operation (IBO) at Amori in Chaghai, Balochistan about 3-4 kilometres from the Pak-Afghan Border. According to a press release issued by the ISPR, terrorists of a proscribed organization were reported to have entered Pakistan from Afghanistan side along with abducted Iranian soldiers. After an exchange … Read More

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Jailed British-Iranian aid worker begins hunger strike

01 January, 2019 11:20 pm 11:20 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – A British-Iranian aid worker who has been jailed in Tehran is going on hunger strike in protest at her treatment, her employer and her husband said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 40, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested in April 2016 at a Tehran airport as she headed back to Britain … Read More

US issues fresh warning to airlines about using Iranian airspace

09 September, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

(Reuters) – The United States has issued a fresh warning to airlines to exercise caution when operating in Iran’s airspace, citing concerns over military activity including an unnamed US civil operator being intercepted by fighter jets in December 2017. The updated guidance from the Federal Aviation Administration to US operators, issued on Sunday at the … Read More

Iranian FM Dr Javad Zarif reaches Islamabad on two-day visit

08 August, 2018 2:04 pm 2:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Iranian Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Javad Zarif has reached Islamabad on a two-day visit on Thursday. The FO spokesperson said that Dr Javad Zarif  is the first Iranian FM to visit Pakistan after the new government. He said that Pakistan gives importance to her relations with Iran. Zarif will meet … Read More