Abdullah claims victory in Afghan election
Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah has claimed victory in last month’s poll, despite results giving a lead to his rival, Ashraf Ghani.
ISIL terrorists kill 50 tribal gunmen in Iraq
ISIL Takfiri terrorists have killed at least 50 Iraqi tribal gunmen and injured several others in a village near the northern city of Beiji.
Leader supports Rouhani administration,negotiating team
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has voiced support for the government of President Hassan Rouhani and Iran’s negotiating team in the nuclear talks with the P5+1 group.
Israel prepares for ground invasion on Gaza
Israel launched an offensive against the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, conducting a series of fresh airstrikes in response to increasing rocket attacks by Palestinian fighters.
Germany committed to resolving Iran nuclear issue
Germany and the five UN Security Council veto powers (Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States) remain committed to resolving the Iranian nuclear impasse, a German official said in Berlin on Monday.
Gov’t has plan for economic boom
President Hassan Rouhani has said his administration has a well-organized plan to bring the economy out of recession and initiate economic boom based on the principles of resistance economy.
Diplomats: P5+1 FMs may join Iran N-talks
Some foreign ministers from the P5+1 group are expected in Vienna to join the ongoing talks on Iran’s nuclear energy program, diplomats say.
AEOI chief blasts media fabrications on number of centrifuges
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi lashed out at Western media fabrications about the number of centrifuges sought by Iran in talks with the world powers in Vienna.
Iranian negotiators will not relinquish nuclear rights: Leader
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Iranian nuclear negotiators will not allow the country’s nuclear rights to be violated.
Israel launches massive onslaught on besieged Gaza
Israeli warplanes targeted 50 sites overnight in the 150km2 territory of the Gaza Strip, which is home to some 1.8 million Palestinians, wounding at least 17 and destroying ﬁve residential buildings.
Cylinders containing sarin found in rebel-controlled areas: UN
Two cylinders reportedly seized by Syrian government troops in an area controlled by armed opposition groups contained deadly sarin, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a letter to the UN Security Council published on Monday.
Abdullah calls Afghan vote result a ‘coup’, supporters took to streets
Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah’s camp re- jected preliminary results of last month’s run-oﬀ election on Monday as a “coup” against the people, putting him on a dangerous collision course with his rival, Ashraf Ghani.
Manama expels top U.S. diplomat over meeting with opposition
Bahrain ordered a top U.S. diplomat to leave the country on Monday after he met with a leading opposition group.
Iran to create 3rd petrochemical hub in Chabahar
Iran plans to turn Chabahar Port, located in the south- eastern province of Sistan-Bal- uchestan on the coast of the Gulf of Oman, to the third petrochemical hub of the country, IRNA reported on Tuesday.
Iran needs enrichment capacity of 190,000 SWUs to fuel its nuclear reactors: Salehi
Iran needs a uranium enrichment capacity of 190,000 SWUs (separative work units) to be able to fuel its existing nuclear reactors in a year, Atomic Energy Agency of Iran Director Ali Akbar Salehi said on Tues- day.
Iranian and UAE officials hold talks on Iraq crisis
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Aﬀairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that it is essential to counter terrorism and extremism in the region.
India pays $550m oil dues to Iran: sources
India paid a second installment of $550 million in oil dues to Iran on Tuesday under an interim deal that allowed Tehran access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds globally, two industry sources said.
Iran, China influential in maintaining Middle East stability: MP
An Iranian lawmaker says Iran and China play an ef- fective role in maintaining stability and peace in the Middle East.