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Everything that informs geopolitics can be found in South Asia: challenging demographics, geographic diversity, and contentious, ill-defined borders.

IRGC to Get Surprising Systems Soon: Commander

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said foreign attempts to extend an arms embargo on Iran have no impact on the country’s defense power,...

Biden threatened Myanmar sanctions

U.S. President Joe Biden, facing his first major international crisis after Myanmar’s military seized power, could impose a new program of sanctions, cut aid or target generals and the...

Enemies Alarmed by Iran’s Growing Defense Might: IRGC Chief

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami highlighted the high level of Iran’s defense preparedness, saying that this has forced our enemies...

Hassan Rouhani: Mosques and schools to reopen in Iran’s low-risk areas

Iran plans to reopen mosques and schools in areas that have been consistently free of the coronavirus as President Hassan Rouhani’s government starts to ease restrictions that were aimed...

Assad Lauds Iranian Support for Syria

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad praised Iran for supporting his nation, calling for the expansion of ties with Tehran.In a meeting with a ranking Iranian diplomat in...

Trump will receive harsher response than ‘he received at Ayn Al-Assad Base’: Iranian official

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:10 P.M.) – Alaaeddine Borujerdi, a member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Iranian Parliament, said that if U.S. President Donald Trump...

IRGC commander: U.S. looking for a guilty to hide defeats in Yemen

“The Americans are releasing such news from time to time to justify their defeats in Yemen. It is possible that the Yemenis purchase weapons from abroad and deliver them...

Iran and China are building new empires on the failure of Trump’s policy

Since the victory of the “Islamic Revolution” in Iran in 1979, the slogan “Neither East nor West but an Islamic Republic” has been a commonplace. This slogan represented the...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (photo Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Zarif: U.S. decorates failure in Afghanistan as victory

"U.S. occupiers should've never invaded Afghanistan. But they did, and blamed everyone else for consequences. Now after 19 yrs of humiliation, U.S. has tendered its surrender. Whether in Afghanistan,...

Iran’s Economic Decisions Made Regardless of US Election: President

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – It does not matter to Iran who will win the US presidential election, as the Iranian administration has already made its economic decisions, President Hassan Rouhani...

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Dmitry Peskov: Russia sets no preconditions for Putin-Biden summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin set no preconditions for the presidential summit, proposed by his US counterpart Joe Biden during the recent phone call, Kremlin...

Production of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V started in Serbia

The Torlak Institute has started the production of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V in Serbia, the Russian Fund for Direct Investments announced on its...

US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking, election meddling

The United States will announce sanctions against Russia on Thursday in retaliation for alleged election interference and hacking, American media reported. Tensions have escalated between...

Reuters: US to announce sanctions linked with Russia’s sovereign debt

The US’ new anti-Russian sanctions will include restrictions linked with Russia’s sovereign debt, Reuters said on Thursday citing its sources. According to Reuters, the new...

“Fortuni” remains to complete another 15 km of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline...

The Russian-owned Fortuna gas pipeline laying vessel has completed two-thirds of the undeveloped section of line B (one of the two pipeline pipes) of...