8:36 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on all branches of the government to join forces to counter the negative impacts of brutal American sanctions against the Iranian nation.
7:57 [Asia Times/Pepe Escobar] (E)
The 2018 India-Russia summit may have turned out to be one for the ages. The stakes superficially centered on whether India would seal the acquisition of five S-400 missile defense systems from Russia for $5.43 billion.
3:32 [Eurasia Future] (E)
India thought that it would prompt the world to talk about Pakistan’s alleged “support of terrorism” by pulling out of its planned talks with the country at the UN, but this scheme backfired by drawing more global attention to the situation in Kashmir.
5:50 [Fars News] (E)
"The IRGC`s missile strikes against the terrorists who conducted the Ahwaz attack was a flick to these criminals. The major punishment is on the way," Rezayee, who is the secretary of Iran`s Expediency Council (EC), wrote on his twitter page on Monday.
7:00 [Fars News] (E)
The Iranian defense ministry unveiled the country`s first home-made advanced heavy aerial firefighting system mounted on jet planes to extinguish wildfire.
9:35 [Sputnik News] (E)
The secretary of Iran`s Supreme National Security Council made the statement following recent Israeli attacks on facilities in Syria, which it believes supply weapons to Hezbollah.
12:05 [Elijah J. Magnier] (E)
Russia has decided to send to Syria its S-300 VM system and has started delivering the Krasukha 4 radar systems jammer and other related military equipment. These installations indicate the low level of relations between Moscow and Tel Aviv. Israel’s capacity to destroy the new Russian system in Syria is not at issue. Israel may find a way to do so. Nevertheless, any such move will be a direct challenge to Russia’s superpower status.
19:56  (E)
Those behind the terrorist attack at the Ahvaz military parade will face “unforgettable vengeance,” Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said, as Tehran persists in accusing Washington and its regional allies of orchestrating the assault.
19:55 [Press TV] (E)
President Hassan Rouhani says the United States wants to cause insecurity in Iran with the help of "small mercenary states" in the region, but that the Islamic Republic is ready to confront them.
18:38 [Press TV] (E)
Iran has summoned UAE`s charge d`affaires over “idiotic” remarks made by a senior Emirati official about a terrorist attack that left 25 people dead Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday.
14:33 [Eurasia Future] (E)
The first-ever official overseas trip of Pakistan’s new Prime Minister is to Saudi Arabia, where the South Asian leader plans to reinforce the important message of Islamic solidarity while shrewdly positioning his country to potentially get a better series of financial deals from China.
14:27 [Press TV] (E)
Iran’s foreign ministry has categorically rejected "ridiculous" media reports that the country had requested a meeting with US President Donald Trump.
21:51 [SANA] (E)
Iranian Foreign Ministry welcomed the agreement on the situation in Idleb that was agreed upon in the Russian city of Sochi yesterday.
19:28 [Press TV] (E)
Iran says recent allegations leveled by Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita are groundless, saying he just repeated the same claims of those who seek to sow discord in the Muslim world.
0:25 [Press TV] (E)
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran could increase uranium enrichment should the European Union continue to act passively in the wake of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
2:39 [Eurasia Future] (E)
In a modern-day geopolitical example of David versus Goliath, tiny Nepal is tacitly teaching the world’s second-most-populous country a lesson by refraining from this week’s BIMSTEC (The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) multilateral military drills in India, which sends the Great Power the important message that it shouldn’t exploit regional integrational organizations as hegemonic platforms like it earlier did with SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation).
22:48 [Tasnim] (E)
Although Iran is in favor of dialogue, it will never agree to enter talks with the US after imposition of cruel American sanctions, Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said.
21:14 [Press TV] (E)
A senior Iranian security official has warned against the consequences of any hostile action against Tehran, saying the era of "hit and run" is over.
22:07 [Veterans Today] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the developments in Syria and the US defeat in the Arab country show that Washington can be contained.
13:05 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says US plots in the Middle East have failed, citing Syria, Iraq and Lebanon as clear examples.
21:56 [Press TV] (E)
A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says Europe needs to bear the cost of standing up to US sanctions and other pressure tactics in order to keep the 2015 nuclear agreement with Tehran alive following Washington’s unilateral pullout.
19:24 [Press TV] (E)
Pakistani lawmakers have elected a nominee from Prime Minister Imran Khan`s party to the ceremonial office of president, further cementing the ruling party`s power.
17:02 [Global Research] (E)
The hyper-nationalist Hindu fundamentalist government of India is deathly afraid of a social revolution breaking out in response to its polarizing socio-economic policies, though arresting prominent leftist activists might do more to encourage unrest than suppress it.
1:33 [RT] (E)
The Pentagon has recalled $300 million of aid earmarked to support Pakistan`s anti-terrorism efforts, accusing Islamabad of going soft on extremists and providing them with safe havens, Reuters reports...The funds were earlier frozen as part of the review initiated by US President Donald Trump that should have determined whether Pakistan is showing enough resilience against the insurgents to be worthy of American assistance.
18:40 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says there is no possibility of a military war on Iran given the ongoing political considerations, but the country`s Armed Forces must continue to upgrade their human and military hardware capabilities.
18:00 [Press TV] (E)
Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says all members of the international community need to stand up to US’s law-breaking behavior or pay high prices after Washington`s unilateral move to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal Iran signed with the P5+1 group of countries in 2015.
17:44 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or reduced the prison terms of 615 Iranian prisoners convicted by various courts.
14:38 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned that Iran will leave the 2015 nuclear deal it signed with six world powers if it fails to serve its interests.
0:43 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appeared before the Parliament to answer a series of questions raised by lawmakers on his administration’s economic performance.
21:51 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged the remaining signatories to the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers to act faster and in a more transparent way to preserve it after the US move to pull out of the agreement.
17:59 [Asia Times] (E)
Saudi Arabia is keen to ensure the new Pakistani Prime Minister, who badly needs funding support, is fully on board their Islamic Military Coalition, a body which is seen by some as anti-Iran
1:18 [Press TV] (E)
Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is still waiting for Europe`s guarantees on the sale of Iranian oil and banking relations.
13:41 [Press TV] (E)
President Hassan Rouhani says he has no doubt that the Iranian nation will emerge victorious from US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
10:36 [Press TV] (E)
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the US has been replaced with the UK in a working group tasked with redesigning the Arak heavy water reactor in central Iran.
19:20 [Press TV] (E)
President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Iranian Armed Forces to strengthen their preparedness in the face of enemy threats, saying the country’s defense power contributes to “sustainable peace.”
15:22 [Press TV] (E)
Pakistan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed in his first speech to the nation to fight corruption and cut government expenses, calling on the rich to pay taxes in support of the poor and help decrease the country’s reliance on loans and foreign aid.
11:19 [Press TV] (E)
Shobhan Saxena, journalist and political commentator, told Press TV on Monday, that Ghani had made the announcement under “immense pressure from Pakistan and the US.”
11:18 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says US policy is to stoke wars among Muslims, urging unity in his message to Hajj pilgrims who began marking the climax of the annual event Monday.
11:14 [Press TV] (E)
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hit out at the US for setting up a team to coordinate its pressure campaign on Iran, saying it is yet another plot to topple the Iranian government.
23:31 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed his grief over the passing of former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan, describing him as an unwavering champion of peace and justice.
20:59 [The Saker] (E)
We can all thank God for the fact that the AngloZionists did not launch a war on the DPRK, that no Ukronazi attack on the Donbass took place during the World Cup in Russia and that the leaders of the Empire have apparently have given up on their plans to launch a reconquista of Syria. However, each of these retreats from their hysterical rhetoric has only made the Neocons more frustrated and determined to show the planet that they are still The Hegemon who cannot be disobeyed with impunity.
22:10 [Eurasia Future] (E)
Pakistan currency faces a plethora of economic problems caused by decades of domestic mismanagement, a US led war on terror in which Pakistan’s supporting role has cost lives and money with not so much as a “thank you” paid back in kind and a global economic scenario wherein the currencies of virtually all developing economies are rapidly losing value against a bullish US Dollar.
14:45 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says that the United States isolated itself when it left the nuclear deal with Iran.
10:57 [Tasnim] (E)
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani warned against the US-led “economic war” on the Islamic Republic and said the country plans to thwart Washington’s plots through strengthening the private sector.
4:02 [Sputnik Int.] (E)
The release of prisoners has gained momentum after India and Pakistan revived a decade-old mechanism of the Joint Judicial Committee that looks into the humanitarian issues of fishermen and prisoners in each other`s custody earlier this year.
4:00 [Sputnik] (E)
Earlier this month, the first batch of US sanctions against Tehran, previously lifted under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, came back into effect under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump.
The Iranian vice-president for legal affairs Laya Joneydi has announced that the US must pay Iran more than 100 billion dollars in unpaid compensation over the damages Washington inflicted on the Islamic Republic.
14:05 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic will not enter into new negotiations with the United States due to cheating and bullying nature of its government.
5:43 [Press TV] (E)
Iran says French energy giant Total is still to officially announce its withdrawal from one of the country’s biggest gas projects with a top official saying no change has been occurred in the combination of a consortium formed over the project.
20:48 [Press TV] (E)
Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected media reports of a possible meeting between Iranian and American officials on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting.
14:17 [Press TV] (E)
Iran has sharply condemned a Saudi-led airstrike that killed dozens of Yemeni civilians, mostly children on a school bus, calling on the world community to put pressure on the Riyadh regime and its allies to stop perpetrating more crimes in the impoverished country.
6:39 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei has been removed from office after he failed to secure a vote of confidence during an impeachment process at the parliament.
5:19 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the world is "sick & tired" Washington`s unilateralism in response to a tweet by US President Donald Trump warning other countries against doing business with Tehran.
22:54 [Global Research] (E)
“Attempting to control rural areas in Afghanistan always eventually ends up boiling down to personal survival.” – Evan McAllister, former Marine staff sergeant, New York Times, July 28, 2018.
It genuinely doesn’t matter how the security boffins within the Pentagon frame it: the Taliban have fought the United States, through sheer will of force and mania, to the negotiating table – at least in a fashion.
22:52 [Eurasia Future] (E)
Turkey’s largely developed and currently growing economy contrasts sharply like that of Pakistan while the human development gap in Pakistan also remains high while in Turkey it is relatively low. However, from a perspective of handling various crises which have recently emerged, Turkey has been dealing with many of the same things Pakistan is either dealing with at present or will clearly have to address in the very near future. With this in mind, here are several key areas where Pakistan can learn from its traditional Turkish ally.
12:40 [Asia Times] (E)
International peacekeepers could take hope and inspiration from a mediating disputes model that has been around for centuries...
20:36 [21st Century Wire] (E)
This is one way to get around draconian sanctions – an ‘old world’ approach to bartering your way towards growth and prosperity.
9:12 [Press TV] (E)
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Tajikistan’s ambassador to protest the allegation of Tehran’s links to a recent attack that killed four Western tourists in the Central Asian country.
0:04 [Press TV] (E)
Iran will never accept the terms of surrender and sacrifice its sovereignty in order to sit at the table for inconsequential discussions with the US leadership, American writer and retired professor James Petras has said.
0:22 [Press TV] (E)
Iran’s national currency set a new record low against the US Dollar on Sunday as a result of a race that it appears to be losing on two key fronts: the greenback and the gold.
21:44 [Press TV] (E)
A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned any country that seeks to endanger Iran`s interests, particularly the United States, saying Tehran will retaliate in kind in such a case.
1:21 [Press TV] (E)
A shortage of raw materials has reportedly tripled the prices of plastic products in Iran with traders blaming a more expensive US dollar which they say is encouraging suppliers of petrochemicals to prefer exports over domestic demand.
15:06 [Press TV] (E)
Iran’s Major General Qassem Soleimani has sharply reacted to the recent “cabaret owner-style” military threat by US President Donald Trump against the Islamic Republic, saying he takes the position to respond “as a soldier” since it is beneath the dignity of Iran’s president to do so.
21:43 [Fars News Agency] (E)
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that the US and Israeli plots to judaize the Palestinian lands and implement Trump`s Deal of Century plan are just a dream that will never come true.
10:56 [Press TV] (E)
A bloody bombing attack has cast dark shadows over Pakistan`s long-awaited election day, despite the deployment of hundreds of thousands of troops to secure a consequential vote that would lead to a rare democratic transition of power in the country`s 71-year history.
0:33 [rt] (E)
An airstrike killed a number of Afghan civilians in the Kunduz province, where a family of 14 perished in the bombing. Local authorities said no one warned civilians about the coming strike.
0:17 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says talks with the US are "useless," adding while negotiations with the Europeans should continue, Iran should not count much on their package of proposals.
0:55 [Press TV] (E)
Iran`s foreign minister has denounced the United States as the world`s leading weapons seller, saying Washington`s excessive arms exports undermine global peace.
1:39 [Press TV] (E)
Iran’s opening of a new steel mill in central Isfahan last month will offset a cut in sales of hot-rolled (HR) steel coils in the face of looming unilateral US sanctions, officials say.
0:05 [Press TV] (E)
Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi says Tehran is prepared to increase its uranium enrichment to higher levels if nuclear deal salvaging with the EU fall through.
20:35 [Eurasia Future] (E)
Last week saw a historic meeting in Islamabad between the intelligence chiefs of China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran. While the details of the meeting were not disclosed beyond statements implying that counter-terrorism was a dominating theme, it is a safe assumption that the war in Afghanistan was a major topic of discussion.
0:38 [Veterans today] (E)
Russia has accused the US military of being the chief sponsor of Taliban militants in Afghanistan, saying that during the active presence of US-led NATO forces in the country, the production and distribution of narcotics had drastically surged there.
16:58 [Press TV] (E)
United Nations (UN) figures show that the number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan’s long-running conflict hit a record high of 1,692 fatalities in the first six months of 2018.
16:46 [Press TV] (E)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says European signatories to the nuclear deal with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), must provide Tehran with necessary guarantees about the continued implementation of the deal.
5:48 [Press TV] (E)
Pakistan`s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have been arrested upon arrival in the country ahead of the July 25 elections.
14:34 [Press TV] (E)
Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, says Iran coordinates its military presence in Syria with Moscow and Damascus.
2:20 [American Herald Tribune] (E)
I’ve been noticing videos going viral the last few days, some with millions of views, about Muslim women bravely fighting to free themselves from oppression in the Middle East. The videos, curiously, are being shared enthusiastically by many Republicans and pro-Israel hawks, who aren’t traditionally the sort of crowd you see rallying to support the civil rights of Muslims. What’s up with that?
2:34 [Tasnim] (E)
In a meeting with Qatar’s outgoing ambassador to Tehran, Larijani denounced the blockade on Qatar imposed by Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies, stressing that “all regional issues must be resolved through dialogue and consultation.”
20:54 [Press TV] (E)
Pakistani authorities have detained the convicted son-in-law of embattled former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif two days after a court in Islamabad sentenced him to jail over a corruption ruling linked to his family’s purchase of luxury flats in London.
18:08 [Eurasia Future] (E)
The former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has just been sentenced to eleven years in prison after a court found that he and his family have acquired property abroad that he could not reasonably account for based on his known income or holding of assets.
1:05 [Oriental Review] (E)
According to a filing that the Indian government made to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the tariffs on almonds, apples, certain motorcycles, and walnuts are intended to compensate for the estimated $240 million a year that India is expected to lose because of Trump’s tariffs, which represents a stunningly independent move from the Great Power that’s hitherto been doing everything that it could to remain in the US’ “good graces”.
0:25 [RT] (E)
At least one US serviceman was killed and two others were wounded in southern Afghanistan, NATO said in a statement, describing the incident as an “apparent insider attack.”
15:52 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has stressed that the country`s missile program is solely for defensive purposes and it does not pose any threat to other nations.
1:39 [Press TV] (E)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will continue cooperation with Europe in their multilateral nuclear deal if the remaining parties to the landmark accord can meet Tehran`s expectations during their upcoming ministerial meeting.
14:57 [Press TV] (E)
President Hassan Rouhani says Washington’s fresh attempts to isolate Iran will “carry a heavy cost” for the US, and that the Iranian nation will stand even more resilient in the face of such plots.
16:01 [Press TV] (E)
A senior Iranian commander says any threat against the Islamic Republic at any level will not be left unanswered, emphasizing that the country`s Armed Forces are fully prepared to give a firm and crushing response to enemies.