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

Top U.S. Commander Warns of Increased Iranian Activity in Afghanistan

Remarks on 'worrisome trend' of Iranian interference through Shi'ite proxies come weeks after Iran launched ballistic missiles at two bases in Iraq There has been an increase in Iranian activity...

China will put visa restrictions on US individuals over Hong Kong

China's foreign ministry said on Monday it will impose visa restrictions on U.S. individuals with egregious conduct related to Hong Kong, after Washington announced visa restrictions on...

President Rouhani Launches Strategic Oil Pipeline Project

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday launched a major oil pipeline project which enables the country to export its oil without relying on the...

Temporary Saudi ceasefire in Yemen not solution: advisor

“Ceasefire in & lifting all humanitarian sanctions on #Yemen are two key demands by Yemenis,” Amir Abdollahian said in a tweet on Friday. “Ending strikes against Yemen is a good...

Iran Dismisses Talks with US After Russia Offers to Mediate

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson ruled out the possibility of negotiations with the US after the foreign minister of Russia expressed readiness to help Tehran and Washington...

Rouhani talks to Kadhimi on phone, says Iran will stand beside Iraqis

“As we proved that we stand beside the Iraqi people in fighting Daesh, we will stand beside the Iraqi government to help establish stability and make progress,” Rouhani stated...

Iran to Mass Produce Homegrown Copter

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian Defense Ministry official unveiled plans for the mass production of homegrown helicopter Saba-248.The managing director of the Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO),...

Shanghai firm unveils unmanned aerial vehicle with a range of up to 1,000 km

At the 2020 World Drone Conference on 13 September, Shanghai-based Autoflight unveiled the V400 Xintianweng, an intelligent unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can take off and land...

Rouhani fires industry minister, appoints Modarres Khiabani as caretaker

The decision came immediately after the president fired Reza Rahmani. "Due to Article 135 of the Constitution, and with due regard to your valuable commitment and managerial background in the...

IMF Admits China Has Overtaken The US As The World’s Largest Economy; But Why...

The world is waking up to a new reality post the devastating pandemic that brought everything to a grinding halt. One of them is the rise of...

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Americans are retiring to Vietnam, for cheap healthcare and a decent standard of living

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — When John Rockhold drew a low number, No. 12, in the 1971 draft lottery, his adolescence...

Russian and Syrian jets launch heavy strikes on central Syria for 2nd day in...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 P.M.) – The Russian and Syrian air forces conducted several strikes over the central region of the country, following...

RUSSIARussia, Indeed, Returns to Africa – says Senator Igor Morozov

On November 23, Russian Senators, Academicians, Researchers and Experts gathered to discuss the export of non-commodities to Africa at the interactive webinar,...

Iranian Navy Planning Dispatch of Forces to Indian Ocean

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Navy’s commander unveiled plans for the constant deployment of naval flotillas to the Indian Ocean by taking...

Tehran vows response to assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

The assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh who was the head of the Iranian Defense Ministry’s research center will not remain unanswered, Iran’s President...