Iran and Pakistan

Anti-terrorist operation underway in Jammu and Kashmir

An Indian army soldier was killed in a gunbattle with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today.  The security forces launched a search operation based on intelligence inputs that some terrorists could be in the area. …

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Islamabad returns its envoy to New Delhi

Pakistan had decided to send its high commissioner back to New Delhi, Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said. "Tensions between India and Pakistan appear to be de-escalating, and this is a positive …

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Pakistani airspace to be closed until March 4

Pakistan’s aviation authorities have extended a prohibition on the use of the country’s airspace until 08:00 UTC (11:00 Moscow time) March 4, the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) to this effect was posted on the website of Pakistan’s …

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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 …

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Militants kidnap 14 Iranian security personnel - media

Militants have abducted 14 Iranian security personnel near the Pakistan border, Iranian media reported. The reports cited an unnamed but informed source as saying two of abducted are members of the powerful Revolutionary Guard's …

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Iran may cancel $7B pipeline project with Pakistan

Iran has said it may cancel its high-profile, US$7-billion ‘peace pipeline’ project with Pakistan over lengthy construction delays, which would deprive energy-starved Pakistan of the some 22 million cubic meters of gas a day …

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Pakistani PM arrives in Azerbaijan

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived in Azerbaijan on an official three-day visit. Pakistani PM will hold meetings with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the Prime …

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Bank Melli Iran to open its branch in Pakistan

Iran will set up a branch of its largest commercial bank Bank Melli in Pakistan. The decision is based on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which was signed by the Governor of Pakistan’s State Bank Ashraf Wathra …

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Rouhani guarantees energy security of Pakistan

Iran has committed itself to ensure the energy security of Pakistan, president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani made this statement at the business forum of Pakistan and Iran in Islamabad. …

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Rouhani starts his first visit to Pakistan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will discuss bilateral military and economic cooperation with the leadership of Pakistan in Islamabad. It should be noted that it's Rouhani's first visit to Pakistan as the President of …

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Rouhani to visit Pakistan on March 25-26

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Pakistan on March 25-26, during the visit he will be accompanied by several cabinet ministers. The major agenda during Rouhani's visit involves negotiations over the Iran-Pakistan gas …

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