Washington

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  • Imran khan- Trump Today 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.”

  • Samira Hamidi 2018-12-05 23:35

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'Afghan women's engagement in decision-making processes remains symbolic'

    Last week, the world community gathered in Geneva to review the progress made by the Afghan government and the challenges remaining in front of it. Many issues came up for discussion including governance, rule of law, fight against corruption, and ongoing peace talks with Taliban.

  • Allawi urges Iraq to mediate between Tehran and Washington 2018-11-27 22:07

    Allawi urges Iraq to mediate between Tehran and Washington

    TEHRAN – Former Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi has asked the Iraqi government to mediate between Tehran and Washington in order to thwart the effects of Washington’s Iran sanctions on his country.

  • Russia-U.S. 2018-11-15 10:55

    Russia hits back at U.S. over Afghan statement

    TEHRAN _ Russian Foreign Ministry has denounced a senior U.S. official's claim about Russia's interference in negotiations on Afghanistan as Washington's attempts to shift the blame for its own policy failures in the country.

  • Iran-Pakistan 2018-11-12 23:22

    Iran, Pakistan to kick off discussions on stalled gas pipeline project

    TEHRAN _ In a significant development that augur well for Iran-Pakistan relations, the PTI government in Islamabad led by Imran Khan has decided to kick off discussions on Iran-Pakistan (I-P) gas pipeline project that got shelved by the previous government in 2016.

  • Trump-MBS 2018/10/14

    By David Hearst

    Trump and the boy king: MBS's reign is over before it even began

    The Jamal Khashoggi case begs the question: if the Saudi crown prince acts like this only 16 months into his role, then what will happen when he comes to ascend the throne?

  • Martin Love 2018-10-03 09:35

    By Martin Love

    Banality and crudeness on display in Washington

    The latest turn in attention in the U.S. in recent days has been somewhat away from imperial pretensions and overreach, sanctions on other countries, threats of attacks on Syria (and Iran) and any other country, including even Venezuela, that fails to bow to U.S. demands, whatever they may be. Long gone are the days (as when George W. Bush launched the so-called “War on Terror” to believing citizens), when the U.S. government could claim to be spreading (militarily, which is an oxymoron) some sort of enlightened “democracy” across various flashpoints and countries, particularly in Asia.

  • Trump - Macron 2018-09-30 10:13

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Washington's Isolation and Dual Game of Paris

    The United Nations General Assembly's meeting in New York uncovered Washington's isolation in the international system even more than before. The unilateralism of the United States and its illegal approach towards international agreements (e.g. its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) were criticized by our president at the UN.

  • India-Russia 2018-09-29 22:03

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    India, Russia seek to evade U.S. sanctions and bolster defense cooperation

    TEHRAN - There is a palpable buzz in the policy circles of India ahead of Russian President Vladmir Putin’s much-anticipated visit to India next week (October 4-5). He will be attending the 19th India-Russia summit with focus on advancing bilateral ties between the two time-tested allies.

  • John Bolton 2018-09-11 14:26

    Palestinians say will stick to principles after U.S. decides to close PLO office in Washington

    The Palestinian Authority says it will not abandon its principles following the U.S. decision to close the Palestinian Liberation Organization's office in Washington, ABC News reported on Monday.

  • U.S.- India 2018/09/08

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Why U.S. attempts to woo India would fail

    TEHRAN - After a lot of dilly-dallying, the inaugural India-U.S. ministerial 2+2 dialogue was held in New Delhi on Thursday. The high-profile U.S. delegation was led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis, who flew to New Delhi from Islamabad where they held deliberations with the newly-elected government led by Imran Khan on Wednesday.

  • Pakistan--U.S. 2018-08-26 10:20

    Pakistan slams U.S. over ‘incorrect’ statement

    TEHRAN - The standoff between Pakistan and the U.S., two former allies, continues after Islamabad hit back at Washington for issuing a 'factually incorrect' statement regarding the telephonic conversation between Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan and the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

  • Yurkey-U.S. 2018-08-16 13:18

    Pakistan’s Khan supports Turkey against U.S.

    TEHRAN - In a direct rebuke to the Donald Trump administration, Pakistan’s Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan has thrown his weight behind Turkey, which is currently experiencing rocky relations with Washington.

  • Pakistan 2018-08-12 10:52

    U.S. cuts Pakistani officers from training programs

    TEHRAN - An indication of growing strains between Islamabad and Washington, the U.S. government has reportedly started cutting Pakistani officers from training and educational programs that were a key aspect of Pakistan-U.S. bilateral relations for more than a decade, according to media reports.

  • Sanctions violate Tehran-Washington treaties: lawyer 2018-08-01 09:53

    Sanctions violate Tehran-Washington treaties: lawyer

    TEHRAN – An Iranian lawyer has said the U.S. sanctions on Iran go against the Algeria Declaration and the Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights between Iran and the U.S. 

  • 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.

  • Semih Idiz 2018-07-01 11:35

    By Payman Yazdani

    Relations between Ankara and Washington will remain tense: Turkish expert

    TEHRAN - Referring to reasons for reelection of Erdogan, Turkish political analyst Semih Idiz says Turkey’s domestic, regional policies and tensions with the U.S. will have almost no changes.

  • Robert R. Bianchi 2018-06-28 13:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    No country trusts Trump’s pledges or intentions: Bianchi

    TEHRAN – Robert R. Bianchi, a Professor at the University of Chicago, believes that “single meeting with no defined goals cannot produce lasting improvements in the deeper tensions between Pyongyang and Washington or in the Asia-Pacific region.”

  • Angela Merkel and Trump 2018-04-30 11:04

    By Hossein Yari

    Merkel's ineffectual visit to the U.S.

    TEHRAN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel traveled to the United States to speak with US President Donald Trump about different issues. Although some Western news sources mentioned the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as the main goal of Merkel's visit to the US, but it seems there were other objectives and topics that had to be discussed before the JCPOA!

  • Trump - Macron 2018-04-29 11:13

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    It's All About a Complementary Agreement!

    Finally, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron met in Washington, under heavy and extensive propaganda of the Western media.

  • Angela Merkel and Trump 2018-04-20 12:50

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Berlin and Washington consult over the JCPOA

    TEHRAN - "Angela Merkel", Chancellor of Germany, is to travel to the United States and visit Donald Trump, the controversial President of the U.S. The visit takes place at a time when the economic disputes between Washington and the United States have reached its pick because of the U.S. government announcement of imposing tariffs on the imported steel and aluminum. Furthermore, Merkel intends to negotiate with Trump trying to convince him to remain as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).