Pakistan

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  • Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) 2018-12-17 21:29

    Tehran hosting 29th ECO Regional Planning Council meeting

    TEHRAN - The 29th meeting of Regional Planning Council (RPC) of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) kicked off on Monday at the ECO secretariat in Tehran.

  • Iranian, Pakistani MPs discuss border security 2018-12-16 21:15

    Iranian, Pakistani MPs discuss border security

    TEHRAN – Iranian and Pakistani lawmakers have discussed bilateral ties and border security on the sidelines of the Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

  • Iranian Foreign Ministry 2018-12-16 13:15

    Iran condemns deadly terrorist attack in Pakistan

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned a recent attack on a border checkpoint in Pakistan’s Balochistan province which led to the death and injury of a number of Pakistani troops.

  • India 2018-12-16 10:00

    Pakistan reaffirms commitment to CPEC

    TEHRAN - Pakistan has reaffirmed its commitment to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a mega economic project, by pledging to complete it as a national priority.

  • president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti 2018-12-16 09:58

    Total distrust between Kashmir and Delhi

    TEHRAN - The former chief minister of Jammu & Kashmir and president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti claims that there is total distrust and disconnect between people of Kashmir and New Delhi.

  • Afghanistan-China-Pakistan 2018-12-16 09:50

    Pakistan, China, Afghanistan hold second trilateral dialogue in Kabul

    TEHRAN -Pakistan, China and Afghanistan held second round of trilateral dialogue in Kabul on Wednesday, in a attempt to facilitate the peace process and help end the protracted U.S.-imposed war in Afghanistan.

  • Imran khan- Trump 2018-12-13 10:12

    Pakistan dismisses U.S. rebuke

    TEHRAN - Pakistan has rejected Washington’s move of placing Islamabad on its annual list of worst offenders for countries that infringe on religious freedom. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Pakistan’s foreign ministry termed the move as “unilateral and politically motivated.”

  • India 2018-12-13 10:01

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    India’s cooperation needed to end war in Afghanistan, says Pakistan

    TEHRAN - Pakistan and India, the two South Asian warring neighbors, have long been accused of proxy war in Afghanistan, where the war has stretched into its 18th year now.

  • Haley 2018-12-10 22:06

    Pakistan harboring terrorists: Haley

    TEHRAN - The war of words between U.S. and Pakistani politicians doesn't seem to end. Latest to jump the bandwagon is U.S. envoy to UN Nikki Haley who has repeated allegations against Islamabad.

  • Shireen Mazari 2018-12-09 10:32

    Pakistan expels 18 global aid groups

    TEHRAN - Pakistan has ousted 18 international aid groups from the country, accused of deliberately spreading misinformation against the Imran Khan government in Islamabad.

  • Seema Mustafa 2018-12-09 10:30

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    "Optimists see Indo-Pakistani dialogue post India's general elections"

    Relations between India and Pakistan, the two South Asian estranged neighbors, continue to fluctuate. Kartarpur corridor project had opened a window of opportunity for the two countries to bury the hatchet and strengthen ties, but the BJP government in India hasn’t shown much enthusiasm.

  • khan 2018-12-09 10:16

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Pakistan won’t fight anyone else's war; can’t be treated as ‘hired gun’, says PM Khan

    Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, the cricketer-turned-politician, was known on the pitch for his flamboyance and aggression. A fierce competitor, he always led his team by example and turned aggression into a lethal weapon to subdue his competitors and gain upper hand over them.

  • statement 2018-12-08 20:34

    Parliament speakers of six Asian states condemn Chabahar terrorist attack

    TEHRAN – Parliament speakers of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, China and Iran issued a joint statement at the end of an anti-terrorism conference in Tehran on Saturday condemning the terrorist attack in Chabahar, a port city in southeastern Iran.

  • Maj Gen Ghafoor 2018-12-06 02:00

    'Pakistan wants peace in Afghanistan'

    Pakistan wishes to see peace beyond its borders, especially in the war-ravaged Afghanistan, senior Pakistani military official has said.

  • Iran-Pakistan_Afghanistan 2018-12-05 23:39

    Iran, Pakistan vow to expand bilateral trade, reaffirm support for Afghan peace process

    TEHRAN - Relations between Iran and Pakistan have improved considerably since the PTI government led by Imran Khan came to power in Islamabad, replacing PML (N) government, which was seen heavily tilted towards Saudi Arabia.

  • Pakistan 2018-12-04 20:49

    Exports to Pakistan rise 59% in 8 months on year

    TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s exports to Pakistan during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21) rose 58 percent compared to the figure of the same period of time in the past year, according to Iran’s commercial attaché to Pakistan.

  • Dr. Farooq Abdullah 2018-12-04 10:04

    ‘Indo-Pakistani friendship key to resolving Kashmir’

    TEHRAN _ The veteran Kashmiri politician and former Chief Minister of J&K, Dr. Farooq Abdullah has urged India and Pakistan to forge friendship in order to resolve the contentious issue of Kashmir.

  • HIV 2018-12-04 09:52

    20,000 new HIV cases in Pakistan annually

    TEHRAN _ In an alarming development, Pakistan is registering approximately 20,000 new HIV cases annually, the highest rate among all countries in the region, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Raza Rumi 2018-12-03 22:40

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Indian gov. avoids dialogue with Pakistan

    TEHRAN _ The relations between two estranged neighbors – India and Pakistan – continue to be marked by acrimony and distrust. Despite the new government in Islamabad headed by Imran Khan extending a hand of friendship to New Delhi, the response from the BJP-led government in India has not been too warm, owing to several reasons, including India’s allegation that Pakistan supports terrorist groups.

  • Pakistan-China 2018-12-03 22:34

    China to provide multiple bailout packages to help Pakistan ‘overcome its financial crunch’

    The growing strategic partnership between China and Pakistan has been one of the defining stories of past few years, especially after the Pakistan-U.S. ‘marriage of convenience’ ended in an acrimonious divorce.

  • Pakistan 2018-12-02 08:51

    Pakistan, China to bolster military ties

    TEHRAN _ Taking their relationship to the next level, Pakistan and China have agreed to bolster cooperation in the military sector.

  • Pakistan 2018/12/01

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Kartarpur project: Imran Khan's diplomatic masterstroke

    TEHRAN _ At a time when sabre-rattling between the two South Asian estranged neighbors has escalated to alarming proportions, Pakistan has quite remarkably managed to score a big diplomatic victory over India with the Kartarpur Corridor project.

  • Tehran, Islamabad discuss military ties 2018-12-01 00:11

    Tehran, Islamabad discuss military ties

    TEHRAN – Habibollah Sayyari, the deputy army chief for coordination affairs, has met with senior Pakistani military commanders to explore avenues for the promotion of Tehran-Islamabad military cooperation.

  • Imran khan 2018-11-29 02:32

    Pakistan PM lays stone of Kartarpur corridor

    TEHRAN_While India has categorically stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be attending the SAARC Summit in Islamabad, some Indian union ministers on Wednesday attended the foundation laying ceremony of Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-11-29 02:30

    India turns down Pakistan’s invite to PM Modi for SAARC Summit

    TEHRAN_ The relationship between the two estranged neighbors India and India keeps fluctuating. Last week’s developments had inspired hope that the relations between them might be back on track. But Indian government seems least interested to shake hands with Pakistan at least for now.

  • Unity week 2018-11-27 10:20

    ‘Unity week’ marked with fervor in India, Kashmir, Pakistan, Afghanistan

    TEHRAN _The ‘Islamic unity week’ (hafte wahdat), which marks the birth anniversary of Holy Prophet (pbuh), was observed across the world with tremendous fervor. Marked first time in Iran in mid-1980s, the ‘unity week’ has become a permanent annual event in many Muslim countries.

  • India 2018-11-26 21:48

    Indian ministers to attend Pakistan event

    TEHRAN _ After many weeks of saber-rattling, accusations and counter-accusations, estranged neighbors India and Pakistan are again attempting to build a bridge between them.

  • FATF 2018-11-26 21:46

    FATF sets Dec 15 deadline for Pakistan

    TEHRAN _ Pakistan, which has been blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), will have to comply with 27 actionable plans of the body by December 15 to escape from the blacklist, according to reports.

  • Asif Durrani, Former Pakistan ambassador in Iran  2018-11-26 12:15

    By Asif Durrani, Former Pakistan ambassador in Iran 

    Mr Trump, you don’t know anything about Afghanistan!

    President Trump’s remarks against Pakistan last Sunday once again reminded the policy makers of the two countries about the seriousness of the Pakistan-U.S. relations negotiation, especially when a maverick person like Trump is directly involved in the conduct of bilateral relations.

  • Pakistan-IMF 2018-11-22 08:50

    Pakistan, IMF bailout talks in progress

    TEHRAN _ To tide over the flailing economy, Pakistan is currently in talks with International Monetary Fund (IMF) and both parties have made "significant progress" toward agreeing on an $8 billion bailout package, the IMF said in a statement on Tuesday.