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15 January, 2019 2:35 AM Oil prices edge up on supply cuts, but weakening economic outlook caps gains

Oil prices inched up on Tuesday amid supply cuts by producer club OPEC and Russia, although the darkening economic outlook capped gains. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $50.78 per barrel at 0041 GMT, up 27 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last settlement. "The impact of OPEC+ cuts, Iran sanctions and lower month-on-month growth 128

14 January, 2019 6:20 AM 15 Dead After Military Cargo Plane Crashes In Iran

The Boeing cargo 707 that crashed in Iran was carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan, the army said. Iran's army said a cargo plane that crashed in Iran's Alborz province on Monday was a military plane and that 15 out of the 16 people on board had been killed, the semi-official Fars news agency reported. "A Boeing cargo 707 place carrying meat from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan 153

12 January, 2019 5:39 PM Iran beat Vietnam 2-0, secure AFC Asian Cup last-16 spot

With their second group stage victory, Iran are now standing at the top of the group with six points, securing their berth in the knockout stage.   Iran defeated Vietnam 2-0 in their second Group D contest of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup at the Al Nahyan Stadium in the United Arab Emirates capital on Saturday. With their second group stage victory, Iran are now standing 140

9 January, 2019 6:05 PM Security cannot be achieved at the expense of others' insecurity: Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at Raisina Dialogue 2019

NEW DELHI: A country or regions' security cannot be achieved at the expense of insecurity of others, said Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Raisina Dialogue 2019 in New Delhi on Wednesday. “It is high time for the countries in our region, this neighbourhood to abandon two destructive illusions — that security can be bought or imported 163

9 January, 2019 11:19 AM U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo meets Iraqi Speaker in Baghdad

Bagdhad: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Iraqi Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi in Baghdad on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Speaker`s office. Pompeo is on a tour of Middle Eastern capitals. The U.S. State Department did not immediately comment on reports of Pompeo`s visit to Iraq. Asked on Tuesday about a possible 181

9 January, 2019 10:29 AM Some US Officials Are "First-Class Idiots", Says Iran's Supreme Leader

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was having a dig at US officials who had predicted there would be regime change in Iran by the end of 2018. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Wednesday dubbed some US officials "first-class idiots" as he ridiculed them for predicting the collapse of the Islamic Republic. "Some US officials pretend 156

7 January, 2019 6:56 PM India Takes Over Operations Of Part Of Chabahar Port In Iran

The government announced on Monday that India has taken over the operations of a part of the Chabahar Port in Iran. The takeover marks the first time India is operating a port outside its territory. The takeover of operations was done during the Chabahar Trilateral Agreement meeting between Indian, Iranian and Afghanistan's officials on December 24, the Shipping 216

5 January, 2019 8:49 AM Iran Says Despite US Sanctions, It Has Found New 'Potential' Oil Buyers

All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful to find new buyers. The United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran last year and snapped sanctions in place to choke 101

4 January, 2019 8:28 AM US Issues China Travel Advisory Amid Increased Tensions

Tensions with China increased after Canadian police arrested Huawei Technologies Co Ltd chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou at the request of the US The US State Department on Thursday renewed its warning for US citizens traveling in China to exercise increased caution due to "arbitrary enforcement of local laws" amid heightened diplomatic tensions 211

3 January, 2019 4:52 AM Trump's 'Game Of Thrones'-Inspired Poster Makes Cameo At Cabinet Meeting

The Game of Thrones-inspired poster had the warning "Sanctions Are Coming" - a spoof of the Stark family's iconic phrase "Winter Is Coming." There lies a 'Game of Thrones' fan in United States President Donald Trump, and the appearance of his poster inspired by the series is testament to the same. During a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Mr Trump sent a vague 110