War with Iran is not inevitable: Hussein Ibish
Iran may have many options for unleashing mayhem against American interests and allies in the Middle East, and plenty of allies and proxies through which to do so. But it also has a powerful reason to stop and reconsider. Beyond the expressions of outrage in Tehran lies the cold reality that Iran cannot afford a war with a far more powerful opponent.
Trump ordered killing of Soleimani to protect US personnel abroad: Pentagon
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Tehran's foreign minister said Iran took "proportionate measures" in self-defence and did not seek to escalate the confrontation.
Donald Trump says 'great' coordination with Russia helped thwart attack
"President Putin of Russia called to thank me and the U.S. for informing them of a planned terrorist attack in the very beautiful city of Saint Petersburg," Trump tweeted.
Iraq wants foreign troops out after air strike; Trump threatens sanctions
Iraq's Parliament called on Sunday for U.S. and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general, and President Donald Trump doubled down on threats to target Iranian cultural sites if Tehran retaliates.
View: India shouldn’t follow US narrative on Iran
There is a strong spiritual and theological connect between Shias in J&K and Kargil with Iran. With Iranian help, Kargil Shias have set up Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust, which has now become a politically influential organisation.
Nasscom questions legality of US immigration agency’s visa fee hike plan
The fee hike by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is for the short-term work permits used by IT companies to send highly-skilled workers to the US, and Nasscom has opposed it in a submission to the immigration agency’s parent, Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Iraqi protesters denounce twin 'occupiers' US and Iran
Iraqi protesters flooded the streets on Sunday to denounce both Iran and the US as "occupiers", angry that fears of war between the rivals was derailing their anti-government movement.
NATO ambassadors to meet on Iran crisis: Official
Last week's killing of Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike at Baghdad airport surprised many of Washington's allies and triggered calls for de-escalation. But Tehran has vowed to avenge the commander, and US President Donald Trump has threatened "major retaliation" if any American targets are hit.
Daughter of slain Iran general warns families of US troops
Zainab Soleimani made the comment at a mass processional in Tehran, Iran's capital, on Monday. She said: "The families of U.S. soldiers in the Middle East will spend their days waiting for death of their children."
Iran general replacing Soleimani vows revenge for US killing
Esmail Ghaani's threat comes as the blowback over the U.S.killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Separately, Iraq's parliament has called for the expulsion of all American troops from Iraqi soil.
Qasem Soleimani killed: How escalating US-Iran tensions can hit India
Iran has vowed "harsh retaliation" for a US airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed its top general and the architect of its interventi...
Details of US-China deal to be published after signing: White House
After nearly two years of escalating conflict, US President Donald Trump and top Chinese trade envoy Liu He are due to sign a "phase one" agreement on January 15. "The whole document will be released Wednesday," Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, told reporters.
High oil prices pose threat to improvement in Indian CAD: Report
Downbeat sentiments saw USD-INR exchange rate test past 72 to two-month high, while the benchmark equity indices witnessed mayhem on Monday, said a report by Singapore's banking group DBS.
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