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India, Afghanistan, Iran Work Towards Operationalisation of Chabahar Agreement

First trilateral meeting of the Follow-up Committee between India, Iran and Afghanistan was held in Chabahar, Iran on Monday

The Follow-up Committee for India, Afghanistan and Iran conducted its first meeting for the operationalisation of the Chabahar Agreement on Monday in the city of Chabahar, Iran The first meeting of the Follow-up Committee between India, Iran and Afghanistan was held on Monday in the port city of Chabahar in Iran. According to the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, the meeting

US Senate Votes to end US Support to Yemen War

US Senate Votes to end US Support to Yemen War

The Senate voted to end US support to the Saudi-UAE-led Yemen War.  Defying the USA President Trump, US Senate voted to approve a resolution calling an end to the USA’s involvement in the Saudi-UAE led military campaign in Yemen. The Senate also passed a resolution stating that the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is responsible for the murder of the US journalist

Accused of Violating US Sanctions, Huawei CFO Arrested in Canada

Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou Arrested in Vancouver Post Allegations of Violating US Sanctions.

Huawei Chief Financial Officer, Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver last Sunday post charges of violating United States sanctions against Iran. The situation has contributed in further complicating the US-China trade conflict. Post allegations of violating US sanctions, CFO of the Chinese telecommunication equipment firm, Meng Wanzhou was arrested on December 1. Her arrest by the Canadian forces in Vancouver will be

USA reimposes sanctions on Iran

President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal, May 2018

  Months after the USA’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump has reimposed sanctions on Iran Calling to action President Donald Trump’s threats, the USA has re-imposed sanctions on Iran. These oil and financial sanctions are to intensify the pressure on Tehran to curb its alleged missile and nuclear programme. In 2015, the then USA President Barack Obama took the

US Warns Airlines Against Using Iranian Airspace

The United States has issued a new flight advisory suggesting that airlines and civilian operators avoid using Iranian airspace for transit. According to the US, increased military activity in the region, owing to possibly corresponding activity in neighbouring Syria puts aviation over its airspace at risk from attack or interception. The statement released by the Federal Aviation Authority comes after the

Syria and Iran Sign New Deal for Military Cooperation

In a setback to American and Israeli efforts to stall Iranian influence in the Middle East, Syria today signed a new agreement on the subject of military cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran. The agreement, which comes after years of Iranian support to the Bashar Al-Assad regime in Syria, signifies a marked change in the region’s spheres of influence. Such

Exerting more pressure on Iran, US formed Iran Action Group

Hitting hard on Iran, United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has announced the creation of Iran Action Group (IAG). This group is meant to review, coordinate and direct Iran-related activity. Brian Hook, who is the current director of Policy Planning in the US State Department, will lead the group. The other purpose of the US for forming IAG is to pressurize Iran

US revived heavy sanctions to tighten economic pressure on Iran

To levy maximum economic pressure on Iran, United states of America restores the sanctions on Iran which were lifted in 2015 by the Obama government. With the revival of these sanctions, any transactions with Iran involving dollar bank notes, gold, precious metals, aluminium, steel, commercial passenger aircraft and coal, and the imports of Iranian carpets and foodstuffs into the United States

Donald Trump Warns Iran President Hassan Rouhani to Dare Not Threaten the US

United States President Donald Trump has threatened Iran with “consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before”. “Never, ever threatens the United States again,” Trump tweeted in capital letters on Monday. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had warned Trump on Sunday against inciting Tehran with hostile policies. “We are no longer a country that will stand for your demented

U.S. President India’s Next Chief Guest for 26 January

In a sudden move, the Indian government has invited U.S.A President Donald Trump to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day celebrations in 2019. The invitation has been sent and now a response is awaited from the U.S. government’s end. The latter institution has given indications that President Trump is looking at the invitation favorably. It was sent out in

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