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US Navy Issues Veiled Warning to Iran in the Gulf

U.S. Navy issues veiled warning to Iran in the Gulf

In a warning that emerged against Iran, the US navy on Tuesday issued an alert to Gulf mariners that they should keep 100 meters away from US warships or risk being “interpreted as a threat and subject to legal defensive action.” “Armed vessels approaching within 100 meters of a U.S. …

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Iran, Pakistan, China, Russia Discuss Peace in Afghanistan

Iran, Pakistan, China Russia Discuss Peace in Afghanistan

KABUL – In the four-party video conference on Monday, May 18, the Iranian, Pakistani, Chinese and Russian special representatives for Afghanistan talked about the current conditions and the process of peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. Participants in the online meeting issued a joint communiqué reflecting the results of the negotiations, …

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Iran Dismisses U.S. Threat to Trigger Return of UN Sanctions

Iran dismisses U.S. threat to trigger return of UN sanctions

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Thursday dismissed U.S. threats as “foolish claims” to trigger a return of all U.N. sanctions if the U.N. Security Council is not extending an arms embargo on Tehran. The U.S. special envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, on Wednesday publicly confirmed the …

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Pompeo Says Iran Trying to ‘Foment Terror’ During Pandemic

Pompeo says Iran trying to ‘foment terror’ during pandemic

JERUSALEM – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday accused Iran of using its capital to “foster fear” just as its citizens battle the worst coronavirus epidemic in the Middle East. “And through this pandemic, the Iranians are utilizing the tools of the Ayatollah system to spread fear in …

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Iran Quake of Magnitude 5.1 Kills Two, Injures 38

Iran quake of magnitude 5.1 kills two, injures 38

TEHRAN – Two people died and 38 were wounded in the early hours of Friday when a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Iran and residents fled their homes in fear, state television reported. There have been at least 40 milder aftershocks, but no significant harm from the quake that hit …

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Iran, Taliban Discuss Political Impasse in Afghanistan

Iran, Taliban discuss political impasse in Afghanistan

KABUL – Special Representative of Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian has held talks with Taliban’s political leaders regarding the political deadlock in Afghanistan. In a telephone conversation with the officials of the Taliban Political Office in Qatar, Taherian examined the current developments in Afghanistan. The two sides …

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Russia, Turkey, Iran Agree to Remove Syria’s Assad: Report

Report says Russia, Turkey, Iran agree to remove Syria’s Assad

MOSCOW – The Russian Council for International Affairs (RIAC) wants Russia, Turkey and Iran to find agreement on replacing the Syrian regime’s president, Bashar Al-Assad, and implementing a truce in return for creating a transitional government that involves the opposition, leaders of the regime and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). …

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Zarif, Qureshi Discuss Kashmir, Afghan Peace Process

Zarif, Qureshi Discuss Kashmir, Afghan Peace Process

TEHRAN – During a telephone call, Iranian Foreign Minister Dr. Javad Zarif and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi discussed the Afghan peace process and exchanged greetings at the start of the holy month of Ramazan. Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Pakistan’s staunch support for Afghanistan’s peace and reconciliation initiative, …

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