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Mass graves dug in Iran for coronavirus victims visible from space: Report

The coronavirus outbreak in Iran has infected a host of senior officials, politicians, clerics and members of the elite Revolutionary Guards.
A firefighter disinfects a shrine to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in northern Tehran, on March 6.(AP Photo)
A firefighter disinfects a shrine to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in northern Tehran, on March 6.(AP Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 01:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Person who posted video of missile striking Ukrainian airliner taken into custody: Report

The results of the investigation will presented to the public, News Agency Fars said, without providing additional details.
A person who posted a video online of a missile striking a Ukrainian airliner in Iran last week has been taken into custody.(Via Reuters)
A person who posted a video online of a missile striking a Ukrainian airliner in Iran last week has been taken into custody.(Via Reuters)
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 08:09 AM IST
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Benjamin Netanyahu warns of ‘resounding blow’ if Iran attacks Israel

Netanyahu has described the target of last week’s US drone strike -- Major General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards foreign operations arm -- as a “terrorist-in-chief”.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Wednesday that Israel would strike a “resounding blow” if attacked by arch foe Iran(AP)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Wednesday that Israel would strike a “resounding blow” if attacked by arch foe Iran(AP)
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 10:16 PM IST
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Jerusalem | By Agence France-Presse

US threatens visa ban on crew of Iran tanker

State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said the Grace 1 was assisting Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, which the US deems a “terrorist organization.”
Iranian oil tanker Grace 1(REUTERS FILE)
Iranian oil tanker Grace 1(REUTERS FILE)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 07:57 AM IST
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Bloomberg | By Jonathan Browning, Alex Longley & Nick Wadhams

Destroyed drone, says US, Iran rejects claim

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif, meanwhile, offered new but modest concession to end the stand-off, being seen as just one misstep away from a full-blown conflict neither side wants.
The drone was reportedly “jammed” by the US ship which was carrying Marine Corps personnel.(HT Photo)
The drone was reportedly “jammed” by the US ship which was carrying Marine Corps personnel.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 11:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj

UK warship fends off Iran bid to ‘impede’ its tanker in Gulf

Britain said on Thursday three Iranian boats had attempted to “impede the passage” of a British oil tanker in Gulf waters, forcing UK warship HMS Montrose to intervene.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards denied involvement in the incident.(AP Photo)
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards denied involvement in the incident.(AP Photo)
Published on Jul 12, 2019 12:38 PM IST
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London | By Agence France Presse

Iran tries to seize British tanker in Persian Gulf: Report

The Revolutionary Guards said there had been no confrontation with foreign ships, including from the UK, in the past 24 hours, the semi-official Fars news reported.
Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats attempted to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, CNN reported, amid heightened tensions in the region. Iran denied the report.(AFP File Photo)
Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats attempted to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, CNN reported, amid heightened tensions in the region. Iran denied the report.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 12:02 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By Karen Leigh and Ana Monteiro

‘Can sink U.S warships using two new secret missiles’:Iranian military

The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country’s Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month’s tanker attacks.
The U.S. actions were the latest by the Trump administration as it highlights what it sees as a threat of potential attack by Iran, and follows decisions to speed the deployment of an aircraft carrier strike group as well as send bombers and additional Patriot missiles to the Middle East.(AP)
The U.S. actions were the latest by the Trump administration as it highlights what it sees as a threat of potential attack by Iran, and follows decisions to speed the deployment of an aircraft carrier strike group as well as send bombers and additional Patriot missiles to the Middle East.(AP)
Published on May 25, 2019 02:34 PM IST
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India, Iran agree to join forces against terrorism

India and Iran, after suffering from two “heinous” terrorist attacks in the past few days, have agreed on close cooperation to combat terrorism in the region as external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj met the country’s deputy foreign minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi in Tehran.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, during a brief stopover in Tehran on her way to Bulgaria, met Iran’s deputy foreign minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi and discussed bilateral issues on Saturday.(Mohd Zakir/HT File Photo)
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, during a brief stopover in Tehran on her way to Bulgaria, met Iran’s deputy foreign minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi and discussed bilateral issues on Saturday.(Mohd Zakir/HT File Photo)
Published on Feb 17, 2019 10:23 PM IST
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Tehran | By Press Trust of India

Iran’s people will punch US Secretary of State in the mouth, says Revolutionary Guards commander

“History has shown that with the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki America is the top criminal with regard to missiles,” Ismail Kowsari, the deputy commander of the Sarollah Revolutionary Guards base in Tehran, said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo(Reuters File Photo)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on May 22, 2018 01:36 PM IST
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Six dead in clashes near Iran-Pakistan border

Three of the attackers were killed along with a police officer and two members of the Revolutionary Guards during clashes at night along India-Pakistan border.
Iran has criticised Pakistan in the past for supporting the Jaish al-Adl jihadist group, which it accuses of ties to al-Qaeda and carrying out numerous attacks in Sistan-Baluchistan.(Representational Photo)
Iran has criticised Pakistan in the past for supporting the Jaish al-Adl jihadist group, which it accuses of ties to al-Qaeda and carrying out numerous attacks in Sistan-Baluchistan.(Representational Photo)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 02:22 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Tehran | By HT Correspondent
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