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India nudges Iran to award expedition rights of Farzad-B field to ONGC Videsh

Updated : Dec 04, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

India nudges Iran to award expedition rights of Farzad-B field to ONGC Videsh

Iran is reportedly unhappy with the $10 billion plan submitted by OVL, for development of the 12.5 trillion cubic feet reserves in Farzad-B field #India #NewsTracker #Iran #ONGC Videsh #OVL #Dharmendra Pradhan #Mohammad Javad Zarif #Farzad-B #Farzad-B field
Iraq's Shi'ite militias could prove bigger test than Mosul | Reuters

Updated : Dec 01, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Iraq's Shi'ite militias could prove bigger test than Mosul | Reuters

By Stephen Kalin | BAGHDAD BAGHDAD In early June, two Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias under the nominal control of the Iraqi government stormed into an Iraqi military airbase north of Baghdad. Driving armoured vehicles and wielding rocket launchers, they took over a building on the base.The Iraqi commander at the base, near the town of Balad, asked the militiamen to leave. But the men ignored him as well as orders from the central government in Baghdad, according to two army officers in the Salahuddin Operation Command, the regional military headquarters.The June standoff grounded four Iraqi F-16 fighter jets and pushed more than a dozen U.S #India #Business #France #Middle East #Iran #Police #Iraq
Davis Cup: Pakistan receives green light to host first tennis tie in 12 years

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : AFP

Category : Sports

Davis Cup: Pakistan receives green light to host first tennis tie in 12 years

Pakistan said on Wednesday it has received the green light to host its first Davis Cup tennis tie at home for 12 years, after being forced to play at neutral venues due to security fears. #Tennis #Pakistan #Iran #Davis Cup #SportsTracker #ITF #Pakistan Tennis Federation
CIA warns Donald Trump against tearing up Iran nuclear deal, says it would be 'disastrous'

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

CIA warns Donald Trump against tearing up Iran nuclear deal, says it would be 'disastrous'

CIA director John Brennan warned US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday that tearing up the Iran nuclear deal, as promised by him during his election campaign, would be disastrous #Donald Trump #CIA #NewsTracker #Iran #John Brennan #Iran Nuclear deal #Mike Pompeo
Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria | Reuters

Updated : Nov 29, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria | Reuters

BERLIN The head of Germany's foreign affairs committee, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, called on Monday for Berlin to impose sanctions on Russia because of its supporting role in the war in Syria.The Syrian army and its allies announced the capture of a swathe of eastern Aleppo from rebels on Monday in an accelerating attack that threatens to crush the opposition in its most important urban stronghold.Norbert Roettgen, a lawmaker in Merkel's Christian Democratic (CDU) party, and Greens parliamentarian Franziska Brantner said that the West must act immediately in view of the Syrian-Russian attacks in eastern Aleppo."The EU must at least impose sanctions on the Russian henchmen of these atrocities," they wrote in a statement. #United States #India #Syria #Europe #Iran #United Kingdom
Suicide truck bomb kills about 100 in Iraq, mostly Iranian pilgrims | Reuters

Updated : Nov 25, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Suicide truck bomb kills about 100 in Iraq, mostly Iranian pilgrims | Reuters

BAGHDAD A suicide truck bomb killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian Shi'ite pilgrims, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad on Thursday, police and medical sources said. #United States #India #Business #Islam #markets #Iran #city
Suicide bombing kills over 80 Shiite pilgrims in Iraq; IS terrorists suspected

Updated : Nov 24, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Suicide bombing kills over 80 Shiite pilgrims in Iraq; IS terrorists suspected

A suicide truck bomb killed more than 80 people, most of them Iranian Shi'ite pilgrims, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad on Thursday, police and medical sources said #NewsTracker #Iran #Baghdad: #Suicide bombing #Mosul #islamic-state #IS
France to convene Syria talks, accuses Assad, allies of waging 'total war' | Reuters

Updated : Nov 23, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

France to convene Syria talks, accuses Assad, allies of waging 'total war' | Reuters

By John Irish | PARIS PARIS France accused Syria and its allies on Wednesday of using political uncertainty in the United States to launch "total war" against rebel-held areas in the country and said states opposed to President Bashar al-Assad would meet in Paris soon.U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is only inaugurated on Jan. 20 and the outgoing administration is not expected to take an active role in Syria so close to leaving office. #Middle East #Iran #United Kingdom #Iraq #crisis
U.S.-Iranian citizen convicted in U.S. for trying to buy missiles for Iran | Reuters

Updated : Nov 23, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

U.S.-Iranian citizen convicted in U.S. for trying to buy missiles for Iran | Reuters

By Nate Raymond | NEW YORK NEW YORK A dual citizen of Iran and the United States was found guilty on Tuesday on charges that he tried to help acquire surface-to-air missiles and aircraft components for the government of Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions.Reza Olangian, 56, was convicted by a federal jury in Manhattan on all four counts he faced, including conspiring to acquire and transfer anti-aircraft missiles, prosecutors said.Olangian faces a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 25 years and a maximum of life. He is scheduled to be sentenced on March 13.Lee Ginsberg, Olangian's lawyer, said the verdict "was very disappointing and we do plan to appeal."Olangian, who became a U.S. #United States #Afghanistan #markets #Iran #Crime #Foreign policy #lifestyle
Ex-consultant to Iran's U.N. mission pleads guilty to U.S. charges | Reuters

Updated : Nov 22, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Ex-consultant to Iran's U.N. mission pleads guilty to U.S. charges | Reuters

By Nate Raymond | NEW YORK NEW YORK A former consultant to Iran's mission to the United Nations pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that he filed a false tax return substantially understating how much he was paid and conspired to violating a U.S. sanctions law.Ahmad Sheikhzadeh, 60, entered his plea in federal court in Brooklyn to charges that he conspired to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and aided in the preparation of false individual income tax returns.As part of a plea deal, Sheikhzadeh agreed to not appeal any sentence of 5-1/4 years in prison or less, said Steve Zissou, his attorney #United States #science #Iran #United Kingdom #european #lifestyle