More gasoline exports reason for Iran to increase domestic prices

Long line of cars at a gas station in Tehran as news of possible gasoline rationing rattled drivers. May 01, 2019. (Tasnim) November 21, 2019 The administration of President Hasan Rouhani increased fuel prices on November 15. The administration says it will distribute the extra government revenues to Iranian families who are eligible [...]

By |November 21st, 2019|Afghanistan, Middle East, Pakistan|

Iran, Pakistan discuss military cooperation

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa meets Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, in Tehran on Nov. 18. (ISPR) November 19, 2019 Iranian armed forces chief of staff, Major General Mohammad Baqeri received in Tehran on Monday his Pakistani counterpart Lieutenant General Qamar Javed. Discussions [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|Pakistan|

Over 400,000 Afghans returned home from Iran, Pakistan

Afghans return to Afghanistan at the Islam Qala border with Iran, in the western Herat Province, Feb. 20, 2019. (AP) November 1, 2019 A total of 403,338 people have returned to Afghanistan from neighboring Iran and Pakistan since the beginning of the year, the UN-affiliated International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a [...]

By |November 1st, 2019|Afghanistan, Pakistan|

Imran apprises Saudi leadership of Iran talks

King Salman receives Imran Khan in Riyadh during the Pakistani prime minister's visit to Saudi Arabia. (SPA) October 16, 2019 Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud during a one-day visit to the Kingdom aimed to help reduce tensions between Tehran and Riyadh. During the meeting, [...]

By |October 16th, 2019|Pakistan, Saudi Arabia|

‘Constructive Talks’ for Imran Khan in Tehran

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during a news conference with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran, October 13, 2019. (REUTERS) October 14, 2019 Pakistan will do its utmost to enable talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday in Tehran, adding that he will travel [...]

By |October 14th, 2019|Pakistan, Saudi Arabia|

Pakistan denies reports Saudi Arabia sought dialogue with Iran

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during their meeting at the Saadabad Palace, in Tehran, Iran, April 22, 2019. (AP) October 12, 2019 The Pakistani foreign ministry on Friday has denied media reports that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has sought a dialogue between Saudi Arabia [...]

By |October 12th, 2019|Pakistan, Saudi Arabia|

Can Pakistan mediate between US and Iran?

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan looks on during a meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Sept 23, 2019. (AFP) By Naila Mahsud October 3, 2019 Already strained relations between the US and Iran have worsened further since US President Donald Trump, withdrew from [...]

By |October 3rd, 2019|Middle East, North America, Pakistan, USA|

Pakistan PM says Trump asked him to mediate with Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Iranian capital Tehran, April 22, 2019. (AP) September 25, 2019 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump had asked him to mediate with Iran to defuse tensions. “Trump asked me that if we [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|North America, Pakistan, USA|

Pakistani border guards arrest Iranian national with huge cache of explosives

Iran road sign near the Pakistan Iran Border. (IRNA) September 21, 2019 Security forces in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province bordering Iran have arrested a foreigner, and recovered a huge cache of explosives and arms, officials said on Saturday. Official documentation seen by Arab News, confirmed that the arrested man is an Iranian national [...]

By |September 21st, 2019|Pakistan|

Pakistan hires top law firm to avoid multi-billion-dollar penalty over stalled gas pipeline project with Iran

The Americans have steadfastly opposed Pakistan’s involvement in the $7 billion (SR26 billion) project, saying it violates sanctions against Iran. (Reuters) July 31, 2019 Pakistan has hired a French law firm to explore ways of avoiding being hit with a multi-billion-dollar bill for failure to complete its side of a gas pipeline project [...]

By |July 31st, 2019|Pakistan|