Iran sets up committee to pursue case of abducted guards

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Special committee set up to pursue release of abducted Iranian border guards

A special committee has been set up to probe into the fate of five Iranian border guards who were kidnapped into Pakistan on February 6 by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group, said a senior official with Foreign Ministry.


‘Iran set to cleanse eastern borders of terrorists’

Iran is drawing up a fresh plan to secure the country’s eastern borders, says a top official, stressing that terrorists will soon have to face the music.


Iran installs South Pars offshore platform

Iran has successfully installed the offshore platform of Phase 18 of the massive South Pars natural gas field in the Persian Gulf waters.


Iran tasks IRGC with securing Pakistan border

Iran has tasked the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) with providing security at its border with Pakistan in the wake of deadly violence against Iranian border guards.

Envoy raps Ahmed Shaheed for raising baseless allegations against Iran

Iranian Envoy to the UN offices in Geneva Mohsen Naziri Asl blasted the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, for his baseless allegations against Tehran.


Iranian envoy underlines enhancement of ties with Sudan

Iranian Ambassador to Khartoum Javad Torkabadi stressed Iran’s enthusiasm for the expansion of bilateral relations with Sudan in diverse fields.


Iran remains Pakistan’s only hope for gas supply

Importing gas from Iran is the most reasonable solution for Pakistan to meet its domestic consumption, Managing Director of Iran’s Gas Engineering and Development Company Alireza Gharibi said, according to Iran’s ILNA news agency.


MP urges intˈl bodies to help release kidnapped border guards

An Iranian lawmaker said here on Saturday that the international bodies should take action to release the kidnapped Iranian border guards in Pakistan.



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