With US sanctions still strangling the economy, record-breaking inflation has hit ordinary Iranians where it hurts most.
The fuel will arrive in the country indirectly through trucks via a Syrian port. It is believed that Hezbollah did this to save embarrassment to the Lebanese State.
The statement comes in the backdrop of Iran declaring that it will increase Uranium levels at its Fordo nuclear facility by up to 20 percent
Amidst several electoral setbacks, the US president pursues fresh sanctions on Iran.
The Trump administration declared Saturday that all UN sanctions against Iran have been restored, a move most of the rest of the world rejects as illegal and is likely to ignore.
The White House plans to issue an executive order on Monday spelling out how the U.S. will enforce the restored sanctions.
Ambassador Rob Macaire was detained for allegedly "inciting" protesters in Tehran angry at the military's accidental downing of a Ukranian passenger jet.
We are ascertaining further details on the incident. Our Mission is in touch with the Government of Iran to secure the early release and repatriation of Indian nationals: MEA
Trump's move to impose a fresh set of sanctions on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a string of military commanders comes days after Tehran said it shot down an American drone in the region on Thursday.
The sanctions cover Iran's banking and energy sectors and reinstate penalties for countries and companies in Europe, Asia and elsewhere that do not halt Iranian oil imports.
Security personnel in position at the encounter site in Bhatadurian area of Mendhar in Poonch district.PTI Photo
Former National Conference senior leader Devinder Rana addresses at BJP headquarters in Jammu.PTI Photo
Former National Conference senior leader Devinder Rana is greeted by Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina on his arrival at BJP headquarters in Jammu.PTI Photo
State Vice President of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Salim Parvez joins the JD-U party in the presence of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in Patna.PTI Photo
Members of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal stage a protest against the recent killings of non locals by the terrorists in Kashmir, in Jammu.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates