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Pakistan-Iran rail service suspended

The Pakistan-Iran cargo train service has been suspended for three days after nine bogies of a goods train derailed in Kaishangi are of Nushki district on Saturday, The Express Tribune reports. According to sources, the train loaded …

EIA expects anti-Iran oil sanctions to be prolonged

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts the U.S. oil sanctions imposed on Ian will remain in place until 2020. "EIA assumes that US sanctions on Iranian oil exports will remain in place through the end of the …

 Germany accuses man of spying for Iran - media

German police have arrested a 50-year-old man suspected of passing military secrets to Iran. Federal prosecutors named the Afghan-German army linguist, arrested in Rhineland state, only as Abdul Hamid S. He is understood to have known …

Iranian satellite doesn’t reach orbit - media

 Iran conducted a satellite launch, but the Payam satellite failed to reach orbit, Iranian state television reported. Iranian Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said that the rocket …

Boeing 707's 'black box' recovered in Iran

Investigators found the Boeing 707 military cargo plane's black box, which will provide more details about the crash in Iran, deputy Alborz governor Azizollah Shahbazi said. Earlier it was reported that a …

Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq seeks strong ties with Iran

Baghdad seeks to strengthen relations with Tehran, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said at the meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. According to Abdul-Mahdi, Iraq's …

Plane crashes on outskirts of Tehran

A Boeing-707 has crashed on the outskirts of Tehran today, the flight engineer who was on board was the only person who survived the crash. The plane was en route from Bishkek to Payam Airport in the town of Karaj, Fars news agency …

Pompeo demands Qatar to stand against Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo urged Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to stand against Iran, the U.S. Department of State said, reporting on their meeting in Doha  "The …

Iran protests to Poland over Iran-focused summit

Iran’s foreign ministry summoned a senior Polish diplomat on Sunday to protest Poland’s jointly hosting a global summit with the United States focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, Reuters reported citing state news agency …