• Pakistan’s bailout talks with IMF ‘in final stages’ Yesterday 22:25

    Pakistan’s bailout talks with IMF ‘in final stages’

    TEHRAN - Pakistan, which has been staring at an economic crisis, is likely to be bailed out by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), despite opposition from the U.S.

  • ‘National award’ for Pakistani victim of Christchurch Yesterday 22:23

    ‘National award’ for Pakistani victim of Christchurch

    TEHRAN - Pakistani government has announced a national award for one of the victims of Christchurch mosque shootout last Friday, in which 49 people were killed, including nine Pakistani nationals.

  • India-Pakistan Yesterday 22:22

    India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other

    TEHRAN - Tensions have been running high between India and Pakistan since India conducted a surgical strike inside the Pakistani territory followed by Pakistani air raids and capture of an Indian pilot.

  • zolfaghari Yesterday 01:20

    Iran facing challenges in borders with Pakistan, Iraqi Kurdistan: Interior Ministry

    TEHRAN - Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaghari said on Sunday that Iran is facing challenges at its borders with Pakistan and the Iraqi Kurdistan.

  • pakistan 2019-03-16 20:10

    Iran, Pakistan should prioritize cooperation against terrorism: diplomat

    TEHRAN - Mehdi Honardoost, Tehran’s ambassador to Islamabad, said on Saturday that Iran and Pakistan should prioritize cooperation in fight against terrorism.

  • Tehran calls for peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict 2019-03-15 20:04

    Tehran calls for peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Friday that he has spoken with Pakistani’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua over the phone, calling for “de-escalation and peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict.”

  • ‘Pakistan deploys F-16 jets along India border’ 2019-03-13 21:57

    ‘Pakistan deploys F-16 jets along India border’

    TEHRAN - While strenuous efforts have been made by various stakeholders to facilitate a de-escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan, everything does not seem to be hunky-dory as yet.

  • Trilateral talks held between Pakistan, China, Afghanistan 2019-03-12 10:11

    Trilateral talks held between Pakistan, China, Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - Officials from Pakistan, China and Afghanistan held a meeting in Kabul on Monday to discuss cooperation in various fields, said a statement by Afghanistan’s foreign ministry.

  • Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi 2019-03-12 10:10

    Pakistan not yet out of the woods, says Qureshi

    TEHRAN - Despite de-escalation of tensions after weeks of saber-rattling, Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said Pakistan still was not out of the woods.

  • Iran-Pakistan 2019-03-12 09:54

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Iran wants Pakistan to walk the talk on terror

    TEHRAN - Imran Khan, the populist premier of Pakistan, created flutter when he assumed power following his party’s landslide victory in general election late last year.

  • روحانی و عمران خان 2019-03-10 21:05

    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.