January 27, 2021 15:46 (IST)
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Smuggling issue hits trade bond between Pakistan-Iran

Islamabad: Smuggling of goods remains high between Pakistan and Iran due to high tariffs despite a preferential trade agreement (PTA) and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) inked between the two nations, media reports said.

Iran builds up air defense systems near nuclear sites over possible US strikes - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Iran is strengthening air defense systems located near its nuclear facilities as a precaution against possible US missile strikes, the Kuwaiti Al-Qabas newspaper reported on Thursday, citing informed sources from Iran.

Iran nuclear deal: ‘Heated rhetoric and the heightened risk of miscalculation’ widen differences

New York: Although the landmark Iran nuclear deal could improve regional stability if fully implemented, increased tensions have highlighted the risks posed by escalation, the UN’s Political and Peacebuilding Affairs chief told the Security Council on Tuesday.

Iran strongly denies alleged involvement in most recent Baghdad green zone attack

Tehran/Sputnik: Iran refutes the alleged involvement of Iran-backed groups in the Sunday rocket attack on the Green Zone in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said.

UN human rights chief ‘appalled’ at Iran execution, questions trial process and verdict

New York: Iran’s decision to hang media activist Ruhollah Zam on Saturday was an appalling violation of human rights that followed a deeply flawed trial process, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement on Monday. 

Iranian military says nuclear Physicist was assassinated by satellite-controlled weapon

Tehran/Sputnik: The weapon used to assassinate Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was remotely controlled from a satellite, Brig. Gen. Ramazan Sharif, the spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), said on Sunday.

Hassan Rouhani accuses Israel of killing nuclear physicist Fakhrizadeh

Tehran/UNI: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused Israel of being behind the assassination of nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrijah and said his death would not slow the country's scientific development.

Iran's Supreme Leader urges firm prosecution of killers of nuclear physicist

Moscow/Sputnik: Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Saturday called on the country's authorities to hold accountable those responsible for the killing of nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, noting the importance of continuing his scientific efforts.

Iran's Mohsen Fakhrizadeh top nuclear scientist, assassinated

Tehran/UNI: Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran's most senior nuclear scientist, was assassinated near the capital Tehran, confirmed by the country's defence ministry on Friday.

State-sponsored hackers from China, Russia, Iran and North Korea are Canada's biggest cyber threats: Report

Ottawa: Canada's cyber security agency has warned that state-sponsored hackers from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea are the biggest cyber threats to the people of the country.

Iran refutes presence of Al-Qaeda on its territory after reported Israeli operation

Terhran/Sputnik: The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday refuted the presence of al-Qaeda terrorist group (banned in Russia) in the country after The New York Times newspaper reported that Israeli agents had killed one of the group’s leaders in Tehran.

Iran rejects Al-Qaeda's presence in its territory after reported Israeli operation

Terhran/Sputnik: The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday refuted the presence of al-Qaeda terrorist group (banned in Russia) in the country after The New York Times newspaper reported that Israeli agents had killed one of the group’s leaders in Tehran.

Trump wants to introduce more sanctions against Iran before January 20: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The administration of incumbent US President Donald Trump plans to impose new sanctions on Iran in the coming weeks, the Axios news portal reports.

UN rights chief urges Iran to release jailed human rights defenders, citing COVID-19 risk

New York: The top UN rights official has called on Iran to release imprisoned human rights defenders, lawyers and political prisoners, citing deep concerns over their situation and heightened risk of contracting COVID-19.

Iran not a ‘bargaining chip’, President Rouhani tells world leaders at UN

New York: Iran is not a “bargaining chip” to be factored into elections and domestic policy in the United States, the country’s President, Hassan Rouhani has said, stressing that the overall era of dominance and hegemony by a few world powers is “long over.”