We will continue to buy oil from Iran: India
Notwithstanding severe economic sanctions slapped by the U.S. and the UN against Iran, India will continue to buy oil from “vital supplier” Iran, New Delhi said on Thursday.
1000s of Bahrainis protest against F1
Thousands of anti-government demonstrators in Bahrain have joined a march that included breakaway protests against the scheduled Formula One race later this month, The Associated Press reported.
G8 foreign ministers fail to agree on Syria
Foreign ministers from the G8 group of rich countries — the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Canada and Russia — failed to patch up deep divisions over Syria during a meeting in London on Thursday.
Musharraf admits permitting ‘a few’ U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan
Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted he secretly gave permission for the CIA to launch drone attacks inside his country, directly contradicting repeated claims by the Pakistani government that it has never authorized drone strikes.
Palestinians building museum to tell their story
Palestinians on Thursday began construction of the West Bank’s largest museum devoted to their history, planning to tell diverse stories of Palestinians in their land and of millions who live abroad.
Tears flow as 13 Serbian shooting victims buried
Mourners wailed and church bells tolled Friday in this Serbian village as hundreds came to bury 13 people shot dead by a man some called a quiet, helpful neighbor.
Ball is now in world powers’ court: Iran’s nuclear negotiator
Iran’s deputy chief nuclear negotiator has said that Tehran put forward its proposals in the latest round of nuclear talks and world powers should respond now.
Rohani announces presidential candidacy
Hassan Rohani, director of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council, announced on Thursday that he will run in the presidential election set for June 14.
Israeli attack on Iran would trigger world war III: diplomat
The Iranian Ambassador to France, Ali Ahani, has said that in case Israel attacks Iran, there would be catastrophic consequences that can lead to third world war.
Iran nuclear talks need reset
Talks between Iran and world powers should not be limited to the dispute over Tehran’s nuclear program and should include other issues, such as the crises in Syria, Bahrain, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Lebanon, according to an article published by Al-Monitor on April 7.
Iran urges punitive actions against aggressors, criminals
Iran’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Gholam Hossein Dehqani has called for punitive measures against aggressors for the establishment of peace and security across the world.
Indian PM stresses Iran’s nuclear rights in German visit
work in Persian Gulf regional states and any move to disrupt peace and security in the region would adversely affect India’s economy.
Ball in P5+1 Court
Deputy to Iran’s chief negotiator in talks with the P5+1 group of world powers said Tehran put forward its proposals in the latest round of negotiations and it is up to the other side to respond now.
Ahmadinejad Inaugurates Several Development Projects
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated several development projects during a tour to Kurdestan province on Friday.
Indian PM Defends Iran’s Atomic Rights
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underlined his nation’s recognition of Iran’s right to develop and use peaceful nuclear technology.
Cyprus Seeking Extra Bailout Assistance
Cyprus president Nicos Anastasiades has said he will appeal for extra assistance from the European Union.
Int’l Condolences on Bushehr Quake
Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, the UNICEF, the US, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton have offered condolences to the Iranian government and nation over the recent earthquake that struck the southern Iranian province of Bushehr.
Kerry: US Will Never Accept Nuclear-Armed N. Korea
Secretary of State John Kerry dismissed as “unacceptable by any standard” weeks of bellicose warnings of impending nuclear war by North Korea and said Washington would never accept the reclusive state becoming a nuclear power.
Shamsaei Shines In Shenzen’s Victory
Iranian futsal maestro Vahid Shamsaei held the string together as Shenzhen Nanling Tielang FC of China showed their intent by thrashing Pasargad of the Philippines 10-2 in their opening Group A match of the AFC Futsal Club Championship 2013 Qualifiers.
EU Calls for Replacing MDGs
The European Commission has unveiled a blueprint for global development aid and called on world leaders to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with an international aid framework based on sustainable and inclusive development tackling poverty at its roots.
Bashir on Historic S. Sudan Visit
Sudan president Omar Al-Bashir made a historic visit to his counterpart in South Sudan on Friday in the clearest indication that economic necessity and domestic political pressure have forced the former foes to reach lasting agreement.
Terrorists to Be Defeated Soon in Syria
Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said terrorists will soon face defeat in Syria.
Al-Alam Broadcasting On New Satellite
Iran’s Arabic-language Al-Alam news network has announced that it has started broadcasting its programs via EUTELSAT 7 WEST satellite platform.
Iraq Again Inspects Plane With Humanitarian Aid On board
Iraq has grounded and inspected a third Iranian aircraft bound for Syria in as many days, but found only humanitarian goods, a senior Iraqi official said on Thursday.
Army Ready To Repel Threats
A top Iranian military commander has warned that Tehran regularly monitors all the potential threats against the Islamic Republic in a bid to be prepared to take all necessary actions against its enemies.
MKO Office Opened Near White House
The anti-Iran terrorist Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) has opened an office near the White House in Washington for the first time in 11 years.
Caution Over Plots Against Tehran, Islamabad
Consul General of Iran in Peshawar Hassan Darvashvand warned of the plots by enemies to stir sectarian and religious strife in Iranian and Pakistani societies.