• روحانی و عمران خان 2019-03-10 21:05

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Pakistan promises ‘good news’ for Iran over border attack

    TEHRAN – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he would soon have “good news” for Iran regarding measures against a terrorist group behind a deadly suicide attack in Iran’s southeastern border areas.

  • Omid Shokri 2019-03-10 11:27

    By Payman Yazdani

    Iran is losing regional and world gas market: Energy expert

    TEHRAN - Touching upon the necessity of Iran’s more active foreign and energy diplomacy to keep and increase its share in regional and world gas market, Omid Shokri believes Iran is even losing Turkey’s gas market.

  • India's High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria 2019-03-10 10:15

    India’s Pakistan envoy returns to Islamabad

    TEHRAN - In a move that marks the de-escalation of political and diplomatic tensions between India and Pakistan, New Delhi’s envoy to Islamabad joined back office on Wednesday.

  • Pakistan to comply on 15 FATF conditions 2019-03-10 10:09

    Pakistan to comply on 15 FATF conditions

    TEHRAN_To avoid falling into the blacklist of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Pakistan is required to show its compliance on 15 major conditions of the financial watchdog till May 2019.

  • U.S. asks its citizens not to visit Kashmir 2019-03-10 10:08

    U.S. asks its citizens not to visit Kashmir

    TEHRAN - Following escalation of tensions in the region, the U.S. government has issued a travel advisory for its nationals, asking them not to visit “most of Jammu and Kashmir”.

  • Imran Khan 2019-03-10 10:07

    ‘Pakistani won't allow its soil to be used for terrorist activities'

    TEHRAN -In last few weeks, since the saber-rattling between the two South Asian nuclear giants took them to the brink of a full-fledged war, the role of Pakistani premier in de-escalating tensions has been significant.

  • Lessons from the Indian brinkmanship 2019-03-09 10:40

    By Asif Durrani

    Lessons from the Indian brinkmanship

    What lessons have we learnt from Mr. Modi’s misadventure in the past week? Alertness to face the enemy on the diplomatic and military fronts has been the major takeaway for Pakistan of this episode which won accolades globally from friends and foes. The second important lesson which our policy makers may have learnt is that in the international arena, it is your own prowess which saves the day for you. Third and most important gain from Pakistan’s point of view has been the internationalization of Kashmir dispute, much to the chagrin of India. Fourth, and pleasantly surprising for Pakistan, was Russian offer of mediation between Pakistan and India, which, of course, India did not like a bit.

  • ولایتی 2019-03-08 20:24

    Pakistan president, PM send letter to Ayatollah Khamenei 

    TEHRAN – On Thursday, Pakistan’s minister for railways carried a joint letter from his country’s President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

  • Pakistan govt cracks down on militant groups 2019-03-06 22:07

    Pakistan govt cracks down on militant groups

    TEHRAN - In a significant move, Pakistani authorities have reportedly detained 44 members of various militant groups, including relatives of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar,

  • university 2019-03-06 20:09

    ‘Iran trains Indian, Omani and Pakistan military men’

    TEHRAN - Second Brigadier General Hassan Valivand, the commandant of AJA University of Command and Staff, has said that Indian, Omani and Pakistani military men are receiving training at the university under this leadership.

  • Pakistan’s Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad 2019-03-05 22:14

    Pakistan’s federal railways minister visits Iran

    TEHRAN - Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Railways, Shaikh Rasheed Ahmed, visited Tehran on Tuesday for a three-day official visit. Minister Rashid is carrying messages from the Pakistani prime minister and president to the Iranian leadership.

  • Foreign Minister Zarif 2019-03-05 21:58

    Tehran mediating between Pakistan, India

    TEHRAN – Iran has been acting as mediator to help settle a dispute between Pakistan and India which has intensified over the past few weeks.

  • Imran Khan 2019-03-05 10:30

    Resolution calls for Nobel Peace Prize to Imran Khan

    TEHRAN - A resolution has been submitted in Pakistan parliament to endorse Prime Minister Imran Khan for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize due to his efforts to de-escalate recent tension with India.

  • India-Israel 2019-03-04 20:12

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Israeli footprint in India-Pakistan saber-rattling

    TEHRAN - Last Tuesday when Indian air force conducted pre-dawn ‘surgical strike’ in neighboring Pakistan, the relations between the two nuclear powers and regional giants touched a new low.

  • MBS’s bloody present for Pakistan  2019-03-04 09:36

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    MBS’s bloody present for Pakistan 

    TEHRAN - The two neighboring states India and Pakistan, both with nuclear bombs, are at loggerheads again. The intensification of the clashes between the two sides can turn the Indian subcontinent into a military battle ground for a very long time.

  • Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj 2019-03-03 15:35

    At OIC, Indian FM says Pakistan harboring terrorists

    TEHRAN - Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj addressed the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) session in Abu Dhabi on Friday and censured countries harboring terrorists on their soil, without naming Pakistan.

  • India-Pakistan nuclear power 2019-03-03 14:45

    China doesn’t recognize India, Pakistan as ‘nuclear powers’

    TEHRAN - China has said that it never recognized India and Pakistan as nuclear powers and ruled out extending such a status to North Korea following the unsuccessful second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam.

  • Lovrov 2019-03-03 14:44

    Russia offers mediation between India, Pakistan

    TEHRAN - It took hectic back-channel lobbying and diplomacy of many regional countries to diffuse tensions between India and Pakistan and avert what could have been a disastrous war.

  • Modi-Khan 2019/03/03

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Khan outmaneuvers Modi with his statesmanship

    TEHRAN - It appears that better sense has prevailed between the two warring South Asian neighbors – India and Pakistan – with military belligerence coming to a halt, at least for now.

  • Pakistan calls for Iran mediation to resolve conflict with India 2019-03-02 20:46

    Pakistan calls for Iran mediation to resolve conflict with India

    TEHRAN – Pakistan’s embassy in Tehran has called on the Iranian government to play an active role in resolving Islamabad’s tension with New Delhi and help find a peaceful solution to the conflict.

  • Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi 2019-03-02 20:27

    Negative elements fail to harm Tehran-Islamabad ties: Pakistan FM

    TEHRAN – Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, has said despite efforts by some negative elements relations between Iran and Pakistan are growing stronger.

  • Pakistan to free captured Indian pilot in effort to defuse Kashmir standoff 2019-03-01 12:29

    Pakistan to free captured Indian pilot in effort to defuse Kashmir standoff

    India is waiting for the release of a pilot who has been in Pakistani custody since he was shot down over Kashmir on Wednesday, a goodwill gesture which could defuse the gravest crisis in the disputed border region in years.

  • India test-fires 2019-03-01 11:36

    India test-fires short-range QRSAM missile

    TEHRAN _ As the situation escalates in the South Asian region, India on Tuesday successfully test-fired short-range Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) off southern coast.

  • India-Pakistan war 2019-03-01 11:35

    Amidst ‘war-like situation’, India, Pakistan conduct surgical strikes

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    TEHRAN - From diplomatic offensive to military action, India has moved swiftly to take ‘revenge’ from arch-rival Pakistan for the recent terror attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

  • India-Pakistan war 2019-03-01 11:31

    ‘India-Pakistan war will impact Afghan peace process’

    With India and Pakistan on the warpath, Afghan Taliban has also jumped the bandwagon, warning that it could have a bearing on Afghanistan’s peace process.

  • Beena Sarwar 2019-02-28 13:13

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Events unfolding between India and Pakistan very frightening’

    TEHRAN - The heightened tensions between India and Pakistan – the two warring neighbors – in the wake of recent terror attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir have brought them on the warpath again.

  • Pakistan- India war 2019/02/28

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    It’s official: India, Pakistan are at war, again

    TEHRAN - After days of shrill war rhetoric and saber-rattling, India claimed to have conducted a surgical strike in Balakot, a small hamlet in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, early Tuesday morning.

  • Zarif asks India, Pakistan to exercise self-restraint 2019-02-27 19:47

    Zarif asks India, Pakistan to exercise self-restraint

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday expressed regret over recent clashes between India and Pakistan, asking the two countries to exercise self-restraint.

  • Pakistan shoots down two Indian fighter jets: Military 2019-02-27 15:59

    Pakistan shoots down two Indian fighter jets: Military

    Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistan shot down two Indian air force fighter jets and launched air strikes at six targets in Indian-administered Kashmir, its military says, in a dramatic ratcheting up of tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.

  • India launches air raids on Pakistani territory 2019-02-26 13:57

    India foreign secretary says jets hit Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Pakistan, but Islamabad denies casualties in air raids.

    India launches air raids on Pakistani territory

    Indian fighter jets on Tuesday crossed into Pakistani territory, conducting what the foreign ministry in New Delhi termed a "non-military pre-emptive action" against armed group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), dramatically escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours weeks after a suicide attack in the disputed Kashmir region.