• Mirjavaveh 2018-10-16 11:52

    IRGC proposes joint military operation with Pakistan army to free hostages

    Over 10 Iranian border guards kidnapped in the border with Pakistan

    TEHRAN – The Jaish ul-Adl terrorist group kidnapped on Monday night more than 10 Iranian border guards in the Mirjavaveh border region with Pakistan.

  • 3.	Afghanistan, Turkmenistan sign energy pact 2018-10-14 09:03

    Afghanistan, Turkmenistan sign energy pact

    TEHRAN -The energy ministers of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan signed an agreement to strengthen energy cooperation through the ambitious Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan transmission line, according to reports.

  • China-Pakistan 2018-10-13 22:12

    ‘CPEC imposing no burden on Pakistan’

    TEHRAN -Dismissing reports in Western media as “incorrect”, based on “distorted facts and one-sided opinion”, Pakistan has said that it opted for Chinese investment under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) due to the favorable financing arrangements.

  • pakistan 2018-10-13 20:36

    Pakistani figure suggests formation of coordination committee to facilitate Arbaeen pilgrimage

    TEHRAN – A Pakistani political leader has suggested formation a coordination committee between Iran, Pakistan and Iraq to facilitate visit of Pakistani pilgrims to holy places in Iraq during Arbaeen.

  • India-Russia 2018-10-11 16:54

    After India-Russia defense deal, Pakistan to import drones from China

    TEHRAN - In a new development that military observers believe can potentially lead to arms race in the region and lead to more tensions between the two estranged nuclear-armed neighbors – India and Pakistan – China is likely to export drones to Pakistan.

  • Pakistan 2018-10-11 16:51

    Dhaka rejects new Pakistan envoy

    TEHRAN - In an unsavory development that is likely to worsen relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh, Dhaka has refused to accept Islamabad’s new envoy following allegations of Pakistan’s diplomatic mission being misused to perpetrate activities of Pakistan’s intelligence agency against Dhaka and Delhi.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-10-10 21:00

    ‘Heatwave to affect people in India, Pakistan’

    TEHRAN - The climate change is real and it is illustrated by the heat wave conditions spreading like a plague in India and Pakistan. According to a new research, it can have dangerous consequences in these two countries in near future.

  • Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi 2018-10-09 02:00

    ‘U.S. viewing Pakistan through India lens’

    TEHRAN - A senior Pakistani minister and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s close aide has alleged that the United States was looking at Pakistan through the “Afghan perspective” or “India lens”.

  • Pakistan 2018-10-07 08:32

    Pakistan expels 18 aid groups

    TEHRAN - In a decision that is likely to stir hornet’s nest, Pakistani government has ordered 18 international aid groups to shut down operations and leave the country, according to reports.

  • Kashmir 2018-10-06 22:30

    ‘300 militants active in Kashmir’

    TEHRAN - Around 300 militants are presently active in the troubled Kashmir valley and more than 250 militants are ready to infiltrate across the Line of Control at different launch pads in Pakistan, according to a senior Indian army official.

  • Samir Saran 2018-10-06 20:14

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘India-Pakistan relationship is held hostage by many structural impediments’

    TEHRAN - India and Pakistan, the two estranged neighbors, made some significant overtures since the formation of new government in Islamabad, which rekindled hopes of peaceniks in both the countries. But the parleys proved short-lived. The battle lines are drawn again as accusations and counter-accusations fly thick and fast. This week, the foreign ministers of the two countries took their war of words to the UN General Assembly.

  • Afghanistan - Pakistan 2018-10-03 21:00

    Afghanistan, Pakistan vow to improve ties

    TEHRAN - Afghan envoy to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal called on Pakistan’s minister of state for interior affairs Shehryar Khan Afridi on Tuesday and discussed bilateral relations between the two countries.

  • Chian 2018-10-01 23:30

    China open to changes in BRI projects

    TEHRAN - China has expressed its openness to the changes proposed by the new government in Islamabad and “will definitely follow their agenda” to work out a roadmap for BRI projects based on “mutual consultation”, Chinese envoy to Pakistan Ambassador Yao Jing said on Sunday.

  • Pakistan water 2018-10-01 23:00

    Pakistan’s water-sharing pact with Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - Pakistan’s leading jurist on international law, who has been appointed by Pakistan’s supreme court as an ‘amicus curiae’ to assist the court on water-related issues, says Pakistan must consider working on a bilateral water-sharing agreement with Afghanistan.

  • kashmir 2018-10-01 21:15

    Ceasefire violations in Kashmir on rise

    TEHRAN - At least 109 people, including 56 security personnel, were killed in 2,855 incidents of cross-border firing and ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces along the border in Jammu and Kashmir between January 2016 and July this year, an Right to Information (RTI) response has revealed.

  • Pakistan-India 2018/10/01

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    India-Pakistan verbal bang-bang at UN

    TEHRAN - Since the formation of new government in Islamabad, a series of overtures between New Delhi and Islamabad had rekindled hopes of peace and reconciliation. But, much to the chagrin of peaceniks, it proved hogwash. The battle lines are drawn again. The war of words has resumed. Accusations and counter-accusations are flying thick and fast. The gains made in recent weeks have been squandered.

  • Iran, Pakistan stress closer co-op against terrorism 2018-10-01 08:18

    Iran, Pakistan stress closer co-op against terrorism

    TEHRAN – Qadir Nezami, the deputy chief the Iranian Armed Forces, and Pakistan’s Secretary of Defense Ikramul Haq held a meeting in Tehran on Sunday, during which they voiced mutual resolve to develop defense cooperation in combating terrorism.

  • UN 2018-09-30 14:44

    UN General Assembly 2018: The latest updates

    World leaders gathered in New York City on Saturday to take part in the fifth day of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

  • Pakistan-China 2018-09-29 23:46

    Pakistan committed to completing CPEC

    TEHRAN -Hailing relations with China as the corner stone of Pakistan's foreign policies, a senior Pakistani government official said the country is committed to completing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and will support China over issues of its core interests.

  • Pakistan-India 2018-09-29 22:10

    War with India is not an option; only solution is dialogue: Pakistan’s FM

    TEHRAN - Following the war of words between India and Pakistan last week, the prospects of peace and reconciliation between the two estranged South Asian neighbors have again dimmed.

  • underwater gas pipeline 2018-09-28 21:59

    Pakistan to cooperate with Russia on underwater gas pipeline from Iran

    TEHRAN - Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding with Russia for cooperation in building an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India, Xinhua reported citing a statement by the Russian Energy Ministry.

  • India- Pakistan 2018-09-26 23:56

    Indo-Pakistan trade potential at $37 billion

    TEHRAN - Highlighting the tremendous potential of trade between the two South Asian estranged neighbors – India and Pakistan – World Bank says the figure stands at $37 billion compared to the actual $2 billion.

  • Pakistan-China 2018-09-26 23:50

    ‘Plots to disrupt China-Pakistan ties won’t work’

    TEHRN - In a veiled attack on the U.S., China has warned against any attempts to sow discord in Beijing’s relations with Islamabad, saying any plots to create fissures will not prevail.

  • Pakistan-India 2018-09-25 00:07

    Pak PM to India: shun arrogance, hold talks

    TEHRAN - The relations between India and Pakistan have their own ups and downs. After recent peace overtures between the two warring countries, the accusations and counter-accusations are back.

  • Pakistan first to condemn Ahvaz attack: consulate 2018-09-25 00:05

    Pakistan first to condemn Ahvaz attack: consulate

    TEHRAN – Pakistan was the first country which condemned the Ahvaz terrorist attack and Pakistan’s Ambassador Riffat Masood was also the first foreign diplomatic representative in Iran who shared the grief with brotherly Islamic country of Iran, Pakistan’s consulate in Mashhad has said in a statement.

  • Pakistan 2018-09-25 00:02

    ‘Pakistan not in financial emergency ’

    TEHRAN - As the speculation grows over whether Pakistan will approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout or explore other options, Pakistan’s finance minister has quashed the apprehensions.

  • Ahvaz attack 2018-09-24 23:48

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    India, Pakistan, Afghanistan condemn Ahvaz attack, call for joint efforts against terrorism

    TEHRAN - The deadly terror attack in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday has drawn strong condemnations from across the world, including Iran’s neighbors India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-09-23 10:06

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Major blow to peace efforts: India cancels FM-level talks with Pakistan

    TEHRAN - The recent peace overtures between New Delhi and Islamabad, since the formation of new Pakistani government led by Imran Khan, had briefly rekindled hopes of peace and reconciliation between the two estranged neighbors. But the thaw didn’t last too long. The hopes have been dashed again.

  • Uighurs 2018-09-23 09:55

    Pakistan urges China to protect Uighurs

    TEHRAN - In a significant development, Pakistan has urged its all-weather ally China to relax restrictions on Chinese Muslims living in Xinjiang province, after reports about human rights violations in the province.

  • pakistan 2018-09-22 09:41

    Pakistan seeks good relations with Iran: Imran Khan

    TEHRAN - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that his country seeks to have good relations with its neighbors, especially Iran.