Iranian Military Leader General Qasem Soleimani (File Photo/IANS)

Trump approved killing Soleimani 7 months ago: TV report

New York: A media report that US President Donald Trump had authorised the killing of Iranian military leader Qassim Soleimani seven months ago could undermine his claims that the US action was precipitated by imminent threats to US embassies. Trump’s approval to kill him was given seven months ago, “if Iran’s increased aggression resulted in […]

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Trump threatens harsh sanctions against Iraq if US forces asked to leave

Washington: US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose harsh sanctions on Iraq after the war-torn country’s Parliament passed a resolution urging the government to expel American and other foreign troops. “If they do ask us to leave, if we don’t do it in a very friendly basis, we will charge them sanctions like they’ve never […]

Iranian military commander and intelligence chief Major General Qassem Soleimani (File Photo/IANS)

Trump puts India in a bind over Iran

New Delhi/Washington: US President Donald Trump’s claim that the slain Iranian military commander and intelligence chief Major General Qassem Soleimani was responsible for terror plots in New Delhi has cornered India that shares a delicate relationship with Iran. The US on Thursday killed the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander Soleimani and other top military […]

Slain Iranian military leader Qassam Soleimani (File Photo - IANS)

‘Soleimani responsible for terrorist plots in Delhi’

Los Angeles: US President Donald Trump has accused the slain Iranian military leader Qassam Soleimani of being responsible for terrorist plots in New Delhi. “Soleimani made the death of innocent people his sick passion, contributing to terrorist plots as far away as New Delhi and London,a Trump said on Friday at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm […]

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani (File Photo/IANS)

Why did US kill Iran’s spy chief?

Washington DC/New Delhi: The Donald Trump administration killed Iran’s most powerful military commander and intelligence chief Major General Qasem Soleimani on Thursday not only to make Tehran’s use of subconventional warfare expensive, but also to contain its ascendancy against its rival Saudi Arabia. Iran, leader of Shia Muslims, has been competing for dominance in West Asia, […]

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Pak not doing enough against terrorist groups targeting India: US

New York: The US has said that Pakistan was not doing enough against terrorist groups operating from there that target India, and warned that those groups maintain their offensive capabilities. “Pakistan did not take sufficient action against externally focused groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which continued to operate, train, organise, and fund […]