برچسب مطالب ‘country’

European strategy being thrashed out in a city shaped by centuries of immigration

French President Emmanuel Macron seems to have a thing for Marseilles, the country’s often (unfairly) maligned second city. His favourite football team is Olympique de Marseille, whose local fans are renowned for their boisterous loyalty.

بیشتر »

Won’t be able to cut oil imports from Iran, India likely to tell US

India will likely tell the US that it won’t be able to cut oil imports from Iran after sanctions take effect early November and hopes to “sensitise’’ Washington to the issues faced by the country in this regard, while making it clear that no nation can dictate how its external policy can be run.

بیشتر »

Vietnam’s economic zones derailed by anti-China protests

The Vietnamese government’s plan to open the country’s first three special economic zones have been stalled until next year at the earliest due to large demonstrations by those wary of an influx of Chinese businesses.

بیشتر »

Ayatollah Khamenei calls for developing Iran’s defense capabilities

In line with its general policy of increasing pressures on Iran, the United States has been persistently raising claims about Iran’s military and regional activities. However, Iran’s Supreme Leader has once again stressed the necessity of developing the country’s defense capabilities.

بیشتر »

Iran to maintain regional influence despite U.S. demonization: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that his country will maintain its influence in the region despite U.S. demonization.

بیشتر »

Brazil’s jailed former president ‘Lula’ barred from running again by electoral court

Brazil’s embattled former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in the country’s election, will be struck from the ballot, an electoral court ruled on Friday, reshaping Brazil’s election one month before voters cast their ballots.

بیشتر »

Myanmar government rejects UN probe on Rohingya ‘mass killings’

The Myanmar government today rejected the UN probe which declared that the country’s military commanders should be prosecuted over mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingyas with “genocidal intent”.

بیشتر »

China, shoring up its navy, muscles into Pacific

In April, on the 69th anniversary of the founding of China’s navy, the country’s first domestically built aircraft carrier stirred from its berth in the port city of Dalian on the Bohai Sea, tethered to tugboats for a test of its seaworthiness.

بیشتر »

Iranian parliament not convinced by Rouhani’s answers on economic issues

Being under heavy criticism over the unfavorable economic situation of the country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani went to the parliament today to answer the questions raised by the MPs. Voting results after his speech shows that the MP’s have not been convinced by the president’s answers.

بیشتر »

Jordan says can’t host more Syrian refugees

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Monday his country has exceeded its capacity to host refugees from Syria and is backing their voluntary return home.

بیشتر »

Malaysia to go ahead with Asia-Pacific trade pact CPTPP, says PM Mahathir

Malaysia will go ahead with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, in a reaffirmation of the country’s commitment to the wide-ranging trade pact involving 11 nations.

بیشتر »

Iran’s defense minister in Syria to discuss war coordination, post-war reconstruction

As the bloody civil war in Syria is coming to an end with the Syrian army retaking most parts of the country from the rebel and terrorist groups, Tehran is upgrading its support for Damascus to start the post-war reconstruction process.

بیشتر »

Is another Western military attack against Syria in the making?

As the Syrian army continues its advances against the rebel and terrorist groups in different parts of the country, foreign supporters of the rebels seem to be preparing for an excuse to hinder the advances. Moscow believes that the Western countries are once again about to manufacture a “chemical scenario” for this purpose.

بیشتر »

Syria’s Idlib awaits a major military campaign by the Syrian Army

As the Syrian Army is being prepared for the long-awaited, decisive military operation in Idlib, the country is on the verge of a significant upheaval after seven years of brutal civil war. The army has also been busy cleaning other parts of the country from the armed terrorist groups.

بیشتر »

Total Formally Pulls Out Of Iran

Iran’s oil minister said Total has officially backed out of its contract with Iran, saying the country has begun plans to replace the French oil and gas company with local businesses.

بیشتر »

Qasemi: missile program non-negotiable

Iran’s missile program is a non-negotiable issue and it is not linked with the country’s nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.

بیشتر »