Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (File Photo)

Rouhani signs law blacklisting Pentagon, subsidiaries

Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday signed an amended law that expands Tehrans designation of American terrorist organizations to include the Pentagon and all its subsidiaries. Iran’s Parliament passed the initial version of the law in April 2019, which designated the US Central Command (CENTCOM) as a terrorist organization after Washington blacklisted the Islamic […]

Debris Of Ukrainian Plane In Iran (Photo: IANS)

Iran’s IRGC accepts responsibility for Ukrainian jet crash

Tehran: Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the aerospace commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), on Saturday said that the IRGC accepts responsibility for the crash of an Ukrainian plane over Iran’s airspace. “We accept full responsibility for this act (shooting down the plane), and we will obey and carry out what decisions the authorities will […]

People attend a funeral procession for Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani (Image: Twitter)

35 killed in stampede during Soleimani’s funeral procession

Kerman (Iran): At least 35 mourners were killed on Tuesday in a stampede during a funeral procession for Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani in his hometown of Kerman, where he will be laid to rest later in the day, according to state media. Besides the 35 victims, Iranian state TV also confirmed that 48 others […]

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (File Photo)

Iran warns US of consequences over Qasem Soleimani’s killing

Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday warned the US of consequences over the death of the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Quds Force, Qasem Soleimani. “The Americans were not aware of the big mistake they made; they will face the consequences of their crime, not only today but also in the coming […]

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Dubai’s Burj Khalifa lit up as tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary

Dubai: On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, Dubai’s inconic skyscraper, Burj Khalifa was lit up with the images of the “Father of the Nation”. The official Twitter account of Burj Khalifa on Wednesday posted a video, paying tribute to Bapu. The video started with lights creating India’s National Flag. The tricolour then changed […]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (File/IANS)

Corruption cases opened against Benjamin Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit opened on Wednesday a series of pre-indictment hearings to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ahead of possible criminal indictments over corruption cases, according to Department of Justice. Netanyahu will not attend the hearings and will be represented by a team of about ten of Israel’s top lawyers. The hearings are […]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (File/IANS)

Netanyahu ‘falls short of governing majority’

Tel Aviv: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday appeared to fall short of a governing majority in the general election, raising doubts over whether he could maintain his decade-long grip on power. After 91 per cent of the votes were counted, Netanyahu’s centre-right Likud party stood at 31 seats, while its main rival the […]