World  /  Published 12.01.20

Professor sacked for Iran bomb ‘joke’

An adjunct professor at a Massachusetts college has been fired after posting on Facebook what he described as a joke suggesting that Iran pick sites in the US to bomb, in a case that has stirred debat...
By Derrick Bryson Taylor/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 12.01.20

Rockets fired at Iraq air base

Four people were wounded on Sunday in an attack on the Balad air base in northern Iraq that houses US personnel.The Iraqi military said in a statement that eight Katyusha rockets had been fired at the...
By Reuters in Beirut

Business  /  Published 08.01.20

Stocks claw back

Equity benchmarks gained most of their lost ground to end modestly lower on Wednesday as global markets were whiplashed by a fresh wave of volatility after Iran launched retaliatory strikes against US...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 07.01.20

Pentagon rules out striking cultural sites

Defence secretary Mark T. Esper sought to douse an international outcry on Monday by ruling out military attacks on cultural sites in Iran if the conflict with Tehran escalates further, despite Presid...
By Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman/New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 07.02.19

Images suggest Iran launched satellite despite US criticism

Iran appears to have attempted a second satellite launch despite US criticism that its space programme helps the country develop ballistic missiles, satellite images released on Thursday suggest. Iran...
By AP in Dubai


Business  /  Published 06.01.20

Iran tension spooks markets

A flare-up in crude oil price following the escalation in tension between the US and Iran singed the country’s financial markets on Monday as investors dumped stocks and bonds and made a dash for sa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 04.01.20

Top gun ‘contributed to Delhi, UK plots’

US President Donald Trump has said Major General Qassem Soleimani had made the death of innocent people his “sick passion” and contributed to terrorist plots as far away as New Delhi and London, a...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 04.01.20

Fresh air strike in Iraq

A fresh air strike hit pro-Iran fighters in Iraq early on Saturday, as fears grew of a proxy war erupting between Washington and Tehran a day after an American drone strike killed a top Iranian genera...

India  /  Published 03.01.20

Protest in Valley over Iran

The Valley witnessed intense protests on Friday over the killing of a top Iranian commander in a US airstrike, with police allowing an agitation over an incident that happened thousands of kilometres ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

World  /  Published 30.01.19

Trump disputes intel chiefs on North Korea, Iran

President Donald Trump lashed out at his intelligence chiefs on Wednesday after they told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and that the Iran nuclear deal is worki...
By AP in Washington, D.C.


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