India, Iran should work to expedite Chabahar Port development, connectivity to Afghanistan: Zarif
Despite the US exempting India from sanctions imposed on Iran for the development of the port in Novermber 2018, the European and Chinese suppliers who had bagged contracts to supply equipment for the port have been reluctant to deliver, fearing adverse impact on their business with the US.
Trump impeachment: US President insists he doesn't know Lev Parnas despite claims
President Donald Trump is denying knowing a close associate...
Iran rejects idea of a new "Trump deal" in nuclear row
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has praised Trump as a great dealmaker, call...
Donald Trump is wrong. US does need Middle East oil
Americans need Middle East crude oil to keep flowing or else they’ll face higher gas prices.
U.S. clean energy investment hits new record despite Trump administration views
Clean energy investment in the United States surged to a fresh record of $55.5 billion last year, despite the government's attempts to roll back supportive policies.
Interested in diplomacy but not in negotiating with the US: Iran's foreign minister
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Iran incurred hundreds of billions of dollars in damages because of current tensions. Referring to the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week killing all 176 aboard, Zarif said shooting down of the civilian plane was a mistake.
Not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner: Pakistan Foreign Minister
Addressing the CSIS think-tank on Thursday, Qureshi reiterated Pakistan's demand that US President Donald Trump should mediate to resolve the Kashmir issue.Ties between India and Pakistan came under severe strain after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories on August 5, evoking strong reactions from Islamabad.
Facebook misleading people, its behaviour shameful: Nancy Pelosi
Pelosi, during her weekly press briefing, said that Facebook has been very abusive of the great opportunity that technology has given them. According to Pelosi, Facebook intends to be accomplices for misleading the American people "with money from God knows where".
Canada business chief lashes Trump over Iran plane crash
Maple Leaf Foods chief executive Michael McCain said late Sunday in a Twitter message that a colleague lost his wife and child to a "needless, irresponsible series of events in Iran."
Russia says urging Gulf nations to consider a joint security mechanism
"We have been suggesting to the Gulf countries to think about collective security mechanisms ... starting with confidence building measures and inviting each other to military exercises," Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a security conference in Delhi. "Since I mentioned about Persian Gulf, we are very much concerned about what is going in there," Lavrov said.
Donald Trump asserts Iran is 'standing down,' vows to continue pressure
Trump said that US would immediately be imposing "additional punishing sanctions" on Iran.
US Senate passes new North America trade deal to replace NAFTA
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and...
Donald Trump ups Iran accusations, says 4 US embassies targeted
President Donald Trump and his top officials offered a string of fresh explanations Friday, with Trump now contending Iranian militants had planned major attacks on four U.S. embassies.
US House votes to curb Donald Trump war power on Iran
The mostly symbolic but politically charged vote, 224 to 194, was largely along party lines. The resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump’s order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes by Tehran dramatically escalated tensions and raised fears of a devastating war between the two foes.
Phase-1 trade deal with US 'addressed' mutual concerns, 'good' for both sides: China
On Wednesday, China and the US signed the deal in Washington, raising hopes of improvement of trade ties between the two countries hit by the tit-for-tat tariff hikes of nearly half-a-trillion dollars worth of products. The deal was signed by Trump and Chinese Vice Premier and top trade negotiator Liu He at a special ceremony at the White House.
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