Free Press Journal
  • Israel launches missile attack on Damascus airport, Syria responds with projectiles in retaliation

    Jerusalem: The Syrian state media has said that Israeli missiles targetted the Damascus International Airport on Saturday, with the Syrian military launching projectiles in retaliation. “Our air defence systems thwarted an Israeli missile aggression, shooting down a number of enemy missiles,” SANA news agency quoted a military source as saying, citing The Jerusalem Post.

  • Don’t engage in biz with Iran after Nov 4, warns US

    Washington : The US has warned of having a “fundamentally different set of rules” to deal with the countries continuing to have economic activities with Iran after its sanction against Tehran becomes fully operational on November 4. “Make no mistake about it, come November 4 (and) there will be a fundamentally different set of rules with respect to anyone who deems it necessary to engage in economic activities with the Islamic Republic

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    Should Narendra Modi trust Americans?

    India’s foreign policy options in respect of Russia, China, Iran and other countries with which the United States has problematic relations, will now be closely watched. Will Narendra Modi have the courage or subtlety with which P V Narasimha Rao handled the case of the Cuban rice?

  • Iran to hand over Chabahar Port to India within 1 month

    New Delhi: Iran will hand over Chabahar Port to India for operation and maintenance purposes within a month, Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi said on Friday. Speaking to ANI, Akhoundi said that a contract has already been signed and things are moving forward at a good pace.

  • India prepared to deal with US sanctions against Iran

    NEW DELHI: India is fully prepared to deal with any fallout of the US sanctions on Iran and has made necessary provisions for every possible scenario, says a top government adviser.

  • Donald Trump hell-bent on isolating the US

    The world may not be against the United States but three countries – Turkey, Russia and Iran – have good reason to be. Add Donald Trump’s $717 billion defence bill aimed at China, bickering over trade with the European Union, and the grim challenge of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and one gets some idea of the formidable isolation in which the Lone Superpower finds itself.

  • Facebook deletes 652 fake accounts targeting world politics

    San Francisco: Facebook has removed 652 fake accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” that originated in Iran and Russia and targeted people across multiple Internet services in the Middle East, Latin America, Britain and the US.

  • Iran keen to participate in Chennai refinery expansion

    New Delhi : Iran is keen to invest in the Rs 30,000 crore expansion of Chennai refinery but the fate of banking channels to route such investment is uncertain in view of US sanctions against the Persian Gulf nation, IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh said.

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    US re-imposes tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran 

    Washington: The United States re-imposed a wave of tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran today, bringing back into effect harsh penalties that had been lifted under a historic, multi-party nuclear agreement that President Donald Trump abandoned in May.

  • Protests continue in Iraq over lack of jobs, basic services

    Baghdad: Hundreds of Iraqi demonstrators took to the streets on Sunday in protest over lack of jobs and basic service, police said. In Dhi Qar province, dozens of protestors gathered around the provincial council building and others attacked offices of al-Hikma, Badr and Fadhiela political parties in the city of Nasriyah, some 375 km south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, Xinhua reported.

  • Can the US push oil to USD 250 a barrel?

    Last week, Artem Avinov, leading analyst with TeleTrade, predicted that oil prices could jump to $250 per barrel if the Strait of Hormuz is blocked by Iran. This was duly reported by (

  • US tells India and other countries to end oil imports from Iran by November 4

    Washington: The US has told India and other countries to cut oil imports from Iran to “zero” by November 4 or face sanctions, making it clear that there would be no waivers for anyone. The oil diktat comes on the heels of President Donald Trump’s decision in May to quit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a move criticized by most of its allies in Asia and Europe.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Iran vs Portugal

    Iran and Portugal will play their last match of the group stage of FIFA World Cup 2018 against each other today. The group B match will be played at Mordovia Arena football stadium in Saransk city. The match is very crucial from the next round qualification point of view. While Portugal needs a draw to qualify for the next round, Iran need a victory to reach to the next stage.

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    India trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi: India is trying to make the strategic Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Gadkari was on a two-day visit to Tajikistan to represent India at a global conference on “International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development”.