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US Hits Iran With Fresh Sanctions After Missile Tests

WASHINGTON, (APP/AFP) – The United States slapped fresh sanctions on Iran Friday to punish Tehran for recent ballistic missile tests and its support for Yemen’s Houthi rebels. The first sanctions against Iran by the Trump administration targeted companies and individuals in Iran and China identified by the


Iran Rejects ‘Baseless’ Warning From Trump

TEHRAN, (APP/AFP): Iran on Thursday rejected a warning from US President Donald Trump’s administration over its latest missile test as unfounded and “provocative”. “Claims made by US President Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor are baseless, repetitive and provocative,” Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said, quoted by

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Former Norwegian Prime Minister Held In US Over Iran Visa

OSLO, (APP/AFP): A former Norwegian prime minister said he was held at a Washington airport for one hour because of an Iranian visa in his passport, an incident he described as “provocative”. “There is no reason to be afraid of a former head of government


France to Double Visas for Iranian Visitors: FM

France plans to double the number of visas it issues to Iranians, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Monday in Tehran, at a time when US travel curbs have angered Iran. “France wants to be able to allow a larger number of Iranians wishing to travel to


Janjua, Iranian Delegation Discuss Bilateral Ties

An Iranian parliamentary delegation led by Chairman National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi called on National Security Advisor Lt General (r) Nasser Khan Janjua here Friday and discussed ways to promote bilateral relations. They also discussed security perspective of the latest regional and international developments. The National Security


Chabahar Port Phase-1 to Come on Stream Soon

TEHRAN, Jan 25 (APP/MNA) – Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) while stressing significance of renovation in the country’s naval fleet, said Phase one of Chabahr port will become operational in three months. Addressing the 14th Trans Middle East 2017 Exhibition and Conference, Mohammad

Iran Interested To Contribute In CPEC

Islamabad: Iran’s Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoust said that his country has the capability to help with the development of the economy of Pakistan through energy supply and construction of roads, railways dams and others area. While meeting the President of FPCCI Abdul Rauf Alam

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Infrastructure Development Projects Started Under CPEC

The work on the infrastructure development projects under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is in full swing. The project also has a motorway between Karachi and Lahore which would be eleven hundred kilometers long. It is said that thirty six billion rupees would be