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Islamic State militants release 49 Turkish hostages

Sep 20, 2014

Islamic State militants release 49 Turkish hostages

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the 49 hostages included diplomats and their families as well as soldiers, BBC reported. #Obama #US #Syria #Iran #Turkey #Iraq #Airstrikes #hostages #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS #hostages released
18 Islamic State jihadists killed in clashes in Syria

Sep 20, 2014

18 Islamic State jihadists killed in clashes in Syria

At least 18 jihadists from the Islamic State group were killed in overnight clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria near a strategic border, a monitoring group said on Saturday. #Obama #US #Syria #Iran #Iraq #Airstrikes #Kurds #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
'Chastity patrols' to ensure Iranian women are well covered

Sep 19, 2014

'Chastity patrols' to ensure Iranian women are well covered

"Chastity patrols", created by an Iranian paramilitary group, are patrolling the streets of Iran to force women to go "well covered" in public. #Islam #Iran #Veil #Hijab #Iranian women #Chastity patrols #paramilitary group #Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Obama not meeting Rouhani during UN General Assembly but open to it Official

Sep 19, 2014

Obama not meeting Rouhani during UN General Assembly but open to it Official

US President Barack Obama is not scheduled to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York during the United Nations General Assembly next week, though the US leader remains open to such a meeting, a senior US official said on Thursday. #Obama #US #UN #Iran #nuclear deal #General Assembly #Rouhani
US is infatuated with sanctions, says Iran foreign minister in Washington

Sep 18, 2014

US is infatuated with sanctions, says Iran foreign minister in Washington

Asserting that the United States is obsessed with sanctions, the visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that sanctions, having become an end in themselves, do not serve any purpose. #Obama #US #Iran #Foreign Minister #IAEA #Geneva #Sanctions #US-Iran nuke deal #Md Zarif

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How Iran deal may bring down oil prices, cut Saudi Arabia to size

Jan 09, 2014

How Iran deal may bring down oil prices, cut Saudi Arabia to size

Saudi Arabia has been the sole decision-maker for years in determining the world oil prices and has been increasing and decreasing its daily output at will, without bothering about the Opec's set rules of business. #Dollar #HowThisWorks #Economy #India #US #Rupee #OPEC #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Abdel Bari-Al-Arousi
India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Nov 27, 2013

India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

I agree with the author's assessment that this can be beneficial to India in the long run but whether the benefits will accrue to the UPA government is not so clear. #Petrol #UPA government #Iran Deal

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India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Sep 20, 2014

GOP senators press White House over potential offer to Iran

A group of Republican senators has asked the Obama administration to explain a proposal U.S. officials have made in nuclear talks with Iran that the senators worry would allow Tehran to more easily race to a nuclear bomb-making capability... #Iran #Barack Obama #Tehran #U.S. Republican Party
India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Sep 20, 2014

Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition

Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists... #Iran #Barack Obama #Tehran #U.S. Republican Party
India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Sep 20, 2014

Iran open to new US proposals on Tehran's uranium programme

Plan that would disconnect enriching machines from feeds of uranium being discussed at talks between Iran and six major powers Continue reading..... #Iran #Tehran #United States #United Nations