Tehran, Oct 16 : US President Donald Trump’s recent anti-Iran speech was under the influence of lobbyists from Israel and Saudi Arabia, Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said. It was clear that the Zionist regime of Israel and some countries like Saudi Arabia have played a major role in writing Trump’s speech and guiding him, […]

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Dhaka, Oct 16 : The United Nations has raised the number of newly arrived Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar to 537,000. This is an increase of about 1,000 since the last UN report. The report by the Inter Sector Coordination Group of the UN includes data up to October 14 and said the […]

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Tehran, Oct 14 : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has downplayed US President Donald Trump’s aggressive remarks over Iran’s commitments to 2015 international nuclear deal as well as Tehran’s ballistic missile programme. In a live speech that followed Trump’s remarks pertaining to new US strategy towards Iran, Rouhani on Friday said President Trump cannot decertify Iran’s […]

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Riyadh, Oct 14 : Saudi Arabian government has welcomed the firm new strategy towards Iran announced by US President Donald Trump. The Saudi government hailed in a statement on Friday the commitment of Trump in working with the US allies to face joint challenges, including the hostile policies of Iran, Xinhua reported citing Al Riyadh […]

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Mogadishu, Oct 14 : At least 40 persons were killed and several injured in a deadly bomb explosion near a popular hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, the police said. Adan Mohamed, a witness, told Xinhua that a vehicle loaded with explosives exploded at the junction of KM5 just opposite Safari hotel. […]

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Tehran, Oct 14 : Iran’s Foreign Minister said on Saturday that threats made by the President of the US would never intimidate Iranians. Donald Trump threatened on Friday to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement and blasted Tehran for misdeeds ranging from the 1979 hostage crisis at the US embassy in Tehran to recent […]

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Pyongyang, Oct 14 : North Korea criticized and threatened Australia on Saturday for aligning itself with South Korea and the US and for its attitude towards the Kim Jong-un regime, according to state-run media. “Lately, Australia is showing dangerous moves of zealously joining the frenzied political and military provocations of the US against North Korea,” […]

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Kabul, Oct 14 : Afghan security forces on Saturday killed 10 Islamic State (IS) militants after repulsing an attack outside Assadabad, police said. “Mullah Zahir, a local commander of the IS group, was among those killed in the fighting,” police chief Juma Gul Hemat told reporters. Two police personnel also sustained injuries. (IANS)

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Beijing, Oct 14 : Archaeologists have excavated 800-year-old city walls and gates in China’s Chongqing. More than 300 relics and evidence that a complete defence system existed at the time have been unearthed. A township in Fengjie county’s Baidi was once a very important military fortress. The archaeological dig launched at the site in February […]

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