Iran

Afghan interim government 'not inclusive': Iran

Iran charged Monday that the Taliban's interim government announced last week in neighbouring Afghanistan is not representative of the country's population.

Afghan interim government 'not inclusive': Iran

Afghanistan

Taliban legitimacy will have to be ‘earned’: Blinken

Blinken and Maas both criticised the caretaker government announced in Afghanistan on Tuesday, which has no women or non-Taliban members

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken greets with a hand gesture prior to boarding an aircraft as he departs Ramstein Air Base in Germany on 8 September 2021

Iran 'strongly' condemns Taliban offensive on Panjshir Valley

Iran on Monday "strongly" condemned the Taliban's military offensive against holdout fighters in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, as the Islamist group claimed it had taken control of the area

Members of the Taliban Badri 313 military unit stands amid debris of the destroyed Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) base in Deh Sabz district northeast of Kabul on 
6 September, 2021 after the US pulled all its troops out of the country

Afghanistan

Taliban urge unity as protests spread to Kabul

Some demonstrations were small, but combined with the desperate scramble of thousands of people seeking to flee the country they underline the challenge the Taliban face in governing

Afghan nationals arrive at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing point in Chaman on 20 August 2021, to return back to Afghanistan

AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers

Bangladesh to play first match against Jordan

Bangladesh will play their opening group match against Jordan on 19 September 19 in the AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers

Bangladesh to play first match against Jordan

Hardline cleric Raisi sworn in as Iran president amid tensions with West

Hardline Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi took the oath of office before parliament on Thursday, with the Islamic Republic's clerical rulers facing growing crises at home and abroad

European External Action Service (EEAS) deputy secretary general Enrique Mora (L) attends the swearing in ceremony of Iran's newly elected Presidentin the capital Tehran on 5 August 2021. Ebrahim Raisi takes the oath before parliament today with Iran facing an economy battered by US sanctions, a grinding health crisis and thorny negotiations on its nuclear programme.

Potential hijack of ship off UAE is over: UK agency

The suspected hijacking of a ship in the Gulf of Oman has ended and the vessel is safe, a UK maritime security agency said on Wednesday, days after a deadly attack on a tanker in the region

Potential hijack of ship off UAE is over: UK agency

Iran to seek end to tyrannical US sanctions: Raisi

Iran's hardline incoming president Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday he would take steps to lift "tyrannical" sanctions imposed by the United States

Iran to seek end to tyrannical US sanctions: Raisi

US, UK join Israel in accusing Iran of deadly tanker attack

Israel's key allies the United States and Britain joined it Sunday in blaming Iran for a deadly tanker attack off Oman, despite Tehran's denials, and Washington vowed an "appropriate response".

US, UK join Israel in accusing Iran of deadly tanker attack

Israel blames Iran over lethal attack on oil tanker

Zodiac Maritime is part of the Zodiac Group, owned by billionaire Ofer, whose enterprises span shipping, real estate, technology, banking and investments

Israel blames Iran over lethal attack on oil tanker
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