• Afghanistan - Pakistan 2018/07/17

    Syed Zafar Mehdi

    The curious case of Afghanistan-Pakistan shaky relationship

    A few weeks ago, at an event in Kabul, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani remarked that an agreement had been reached with Pakistan on rooting out terrorism and extremism in the region. The announcement, after a flurry of accusations and counter-accusations in recent years, brought cheer to many peaceniks who have grown weary of war, death and destruction.

  • U.S. troops 2018-07-15 10:17

    Trump won’t pull U.S. troops from Afghanistan, Ghani says after NATO Summit

    TEHRAN _ After their meeting at the NATO Summit, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he does not believe U.S. President Donald Trump will withdraw American troops from Afghanistan, where the U.S. in involved in the longest and disastrous war in its history.

  • India-U.S. trade 2018-07-15 09:50

    Widening cracks in India-U.S. trade ties as tariff war continues

    TEHRAN _ The cracks in the India-U.S. trade ties are widening with many top Indian executives and government officials expressing concern over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries and questioning the hard-nosed stance of Washington.

  • Afghanistan 2018/07/12

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    After 17 years of ‘wasted effort’ in Afghanistan, no lessons learnt by U.S.

    After nearly 17 years of war, chaos, mayhem, misery, death and destruction, the United States is seeking peace negotiations with the Taliban in Afghanistan.

  • Karzai 2018-07-03 09:44

    The war in Afghanistan has been ‘imposed’ by foreigners: Karzai

    Hamid Karzai, the former Afghan president, has urged all the parties to end the war after the Afghan government on Saturday announced the unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban had come to an end.

  • Aghanistan 2018-07-01 10:56

    Afghan government ends ceasefire with Taliban, to resume operations

    The Afghan government on Saturday announced the end of unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban and ordered its forces to resume military operations against the insurgents across the country.

  • Trade war 2018-06-24 15:50

    U.S. has delusions, says Chinese media, as trade war intensifies

    U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a “symptom of paranoid delusions” that must not distract China from its path to modernization, Chinese state media said on Friday, as the war of words intensifies between the two countries over trade.

  • Ghaderi 2018-04-24 09:25

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    The only way of Trump in Syria

    TEHRAN - About five years ago, when former U.S. President "Barack Obama" spoke of a military strike in Syria, "Zbigniew Brzezinski", the former U.S. national security adviser and one of the country's main foreign policy strategists, objected to the call of the White House. He noted that the United States lacks a proper strategy towards the Middle East and Syria. Military action should, if it is inevitable, take place within a more developed strategy.

  • Kashmir Solidarity Day marked in Pakistan embassy in Tehran 2018-02-05 19:14

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Kashmir Solidarity Day marked in Pakistan embassy in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The embassy of Pakistan in Tehran observed Kashmir Solidarity Day on Monday to express unity with the Kashmiri people who have long been struggling for self-determination in northern India.

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-12-29 02:28

    The ruler in the new kingdom will be the embodiment of the state, and citizens will lose every voice they once had, whether traditional or modern By Basheer Nafi

    In MbS's kingdom, Saudis will see what despotism is really like

    For decades, no Saudi ruler has drawn world attention the way the current crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, has done. Interest in him is not confined to the Arab world but has gripped the entire world.

  • Common sense advises against war with Iran, military chief says 2017-12-20 09:36

    Common sense advises against war with Iran, military chief says

    TEHRAN – Chief of the Iranian armed forces said on Tuesday that although common sense advises against war with Iran, “we should know that unfortunately the enemies lack common sense and logic.” 

  • Unveiling of Iran’s new land-based cruise missile ‘Soumar 2017-12-03 20:14

    Iran’s missiles not produced for wars: Rezaee

    TEHRAN – Iran is not producing missiles for wars but to boost the deterrence capability of the Islamic Republic, Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, said on Sunday.

  • Madeleine K. Albright 2017-12-02 04:24

    By Madeleine K. Albright

    The national security emergency we’re not talking about

    America’s diplomatic professionals have issued a dire warning about the crisis facing the State Department: Scores of top diplomats, including some of our highest-ranked career Foreign Service officers, have left the agency at “a dizzying speed” over the past 10 months.