South Asia

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


India considers narrowing lockdown to coronavirus hotspots

India is considering plans to seal off coronavirus hotspots in Delhi, Mumbai and parts of the south while easing restrictions elsewhere as a way out of a three-week lockdown...

122 nuclear achievements in one year: Iran’s Salehi

The Iranian year, 1398, ended on March 19. “I announce with honor that this organization’s 122 new achievements in the past year have been the result of untiring efforts...

China Prepares To Close ‘Oil Deal Of A Lifetime’ In Iraq

Over the past week or so, China has eased quarantine measures in Wuhan – the city in which the global coronavirus pandemic began – with the entire lockdown scheduled...

Iraq PM-designate: Iranians not involved in govt. formation

Speaking at a press conference in Baghdad attended, Zurfi revealed that he will send the government lineup to parliament and will await the legislature to set a date to...

Military chief: If U.S. makes slightest move against Iran it will face the ‘most...

Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri made the warning in response to the U.S. moves in the region. In recent days U.S. forces have been increasing their military moves in Iraq...

Iran’s air defense systems are ready for any US threat: commander

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – The Chief-of-Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, General Mohammad Bagheri, said on Thursday that the targeting of the U.S. forces in Iraq is not...

Iِranian Defense Ministry produces high-quality test kits

Second Brigadier General Amiri from the Defense Ministry said the homegrown test kit is being endorsed by the Health Ministry. Amiri said this is the second generation of test kits...

Iran to enhance explosive power of missile warheads: DM

Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says Iran is planning to increase the explosive power of its missile warheads and boost their speed. Announcing defense projects for the current Persian...

Rouhani: Number of patients, deaths decreasing

President Rouhani said on Tuesday in the meeting of National Task Force for Combating Corona, receptions in the hospitals in different provinces have been declining and the death toll...

Arak nuclear plant producing heavy water 24/7: AEOI

Arak nuclear plant producing heavy water 24/7: AEOI MNA – The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced in a statement on Sunday that the Arak Heavy Water Complex is...

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British electric trains stop and switch to diesel due to record energy prices

The UK’s largest rail freight company has suspended the use of electric trains and switched to diesel locomotives. The company could not withstand the...

China Wants To Export New Modular Rifles

Air Show China 2021 turned into a spectacular advertisement for the country’s exportable military products. This was obvious from the start with the emphasis...

Dmitry Peskov: Kremlin rejects ‘unrealistic’ prospect of imposing penalties in Russia for refusing jab

The Kremlin does not deem it possible to impose penalties in Russia on citizens who refuse to get vaccinated against coronavirus because this measure...

Turkey requests to buy 40 US F-16 fighter planes

Turkey has requested to purchase 40 US-made F-16 fighter jets and dozens of modernization kits for aircraft it already owns, according to reports in both the...

China has won the AI battle against the US – Pentagon ex-software chief

China has won the artificial intelligence battle with the United States and is heading towards global dominance because of its technological advances, the Pentagon's...