DIVORCE IN ISLAM
Iran to finalise new retreat from nuclear deal later Sunday
The nuclear accord between Iran and the United Nations Security Council's five permanent members -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the US -- plus Germany was agreed in 2015. It has been hanging by a thread since the US withdrawal in May 2018, despite efforts to salvage it led by the three European nations that remain parties to the deal along with China and Russia.
Iran general steps out of Soleimani's shadow to lead proxies
The Quds Force is part of the 125,000-strong Revolutionary Guard, a paramilitary...
US will hit Iran harder than ever before if attacked, Trump warns Tehran
President Donald Trump on Sunday warned Iran that the US will hit th...
Body of top Iranian commander killed by U.S. strike in Iraq returned to Iran
Soleimani's body was flown to the city of Ahvaz in southwest Iran. IRIB posted a video clip of a casket wrapped in an Iranian flag being unloaded from a plane as a military band played.
Fury, tears as thousands mourn Iran commander killed by US
The killing of Iran's Major General Qasem Soleimani was the most dramatic escalation yet in spiralling tensions between Iran and the United States, which pledged to send thousands more troops to the region. Iraqi political leaders and clerics attended the mass ceremony to honour 62-year-old Soleimani and the other nine victim of the pre-dawn attack on Baghdad international airport.
Syria death toll tops 380,000 in almost nine-year war: monitor
The conflict flared after unprecedented anti-government protests in the southern city of Daraa on March 15, 2011. Demonstrations spread across Syria and were brutally suppressed by the regime, triggering a multi-front armed conflict that has drawn in jihadists and foreign powers. The conflict has displaced or sent into exile around 13 million Syrians.
Iran will punish Americans wherever they are within its reach: Guards commander
Iran reserved the right to take revenge against the United States for the death of Soleimani, he said in comments made late on Friday and reported on Saturday by Tasnim.
Qasem Soleimani killed: How escalating US-Iran tensions can hit India
Iran has vowed "harsh retaliation" for a US airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed its top general and the architect of its interventi...
Why did US kill Iran's spy chief?
Iran, leader of Shia Muslims, has been competing for dominance in West Asia, which has for long been under the influence of Saudi Arabia, the leader of the Sunni Muslim world. Though both are major oil producers, Saudi is the largest exporter of oil in the world.
Gold zooms Rs 752 on strong global trends, weak rupee
Gold had closed at Rs 39,900 per 10 gram on Thursday
Protests spread to BHU, Islamic seminary in Lucknow; 21 held in Aligarh
Internet services in Aligarh, Saharanpur and Meerut stand suspended, a day after protests broke out in certain parts of the state, including at AMU, against the citizenship law. Officials said at least 60 students were injured in the clashes. In agitation against the recently passed Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 21 people have been arrested at AMU.
After killing of Qasem Soleimani, US-Iran conflict could turn into a bigger war: Vandana Hari
Even when the attack on Saudi refinery happened, Trump did not retaliate against Iran. So there could be a very quick de-escalation but unti...
Trump ordered killing of Soleimani to protect US personnel abroad: Pentagon
General Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite al-Quds force and architect of its regional security apparatus, was killed following a US airstrike at Baghdad's international airport on Friday. The strike also killed the deputy chief of Iraq's powerful Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary force. The Pentagon confirmed the death of Soleimani in Iraq.
UP Police seeks ban on PFI for Anti-CAA violence, arrests 25 workers
Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) O. P. Singh has sent a letter to the state home department seeking a ban on the Popular Front...
UP seeks ban on PFI for Anti-CAA violence
The police had found materials such as banners, flags and pamphlets. According to the police, the strategy was to call a large number of people for the protests for which groups were made on social media websites and photos and videos were shared to incite people against the CAA as well as the NRC.
Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service