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US Gives India Waiver on Oil Imports from Iran

Officials in New Delhi say the United States has agreed to grant India a waiver from Iran sanctions so that the country would be able to maintain imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic.

Iran, India, Russia to Discuss Building Alternative to Suez Canal

India, Iran and Russia will meet next month to discuss the operation of a 7,200 km trade and transport corridor that presents a cheaper and shorter alternative to the traditional route through the Suez Canal.

Iran’s Chabahar Port to Play Key Role in Future Economy of Region

Iran, Afghanistan, and India believe the Chabahar port in south-east of Iran, which is being developed by Indian investors, will play a vital role in the future economy of region, particularly in that of the crisis-hit Afghanistan.

FM Zarif, Pakistan’s Imran Khan Meet in Islamabad

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday met with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.

Iran Sympathizes with Afghanistan over Chopper Crash

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed regret over the deadly crash of an Afghan army helicopter in Western Afghanistan, which claimed the lives of all crew members and passengers including several military and government officials.

Iran, Pakistan Discuss Release of Abducted Border Guards

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Islamabad over several issues including the release of Iranian border guards abducted by Pakistan-based terrorists.

25 Killed after Afghan Army Chopper Crashes near Iran Border

A helicopter operated by Afghan army crashed in western Afghanistan near the Iranian border on Wednesday, killing all the 25 people on board.

Iran FM Due in Pakistan to Pursue Fate of Abducted Guards

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Pakistan on Tuesday night to pursue the fate of Iranian border guards recently abducted and taken to the Pakistani territory.
Indonesian Plane Crash

Iran Expresses Regret over Indonesian Plane Crash

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed regret over the crash of an Indonesian passenger plane, which claimed the lives of all passengers, including several government officials.

Indonesian Plane with 188 on Board Crashes into Sea

A Boeing 737 passenger plane with 188 people on board operated by Lion Air has crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. No survivors have been found yet.

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