Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicIran-US tensions

Topic: Iran-US tensions

Trump to kill what’s left of Iran nuclear deal before confronting UN

The US and a few Mideast allies are declaring the end of the nuclear deal while most other Security Council members disagree with the latest example of Trump’s 'America First' foreign policy.

Raisina Dialogue opens to talks on US-Iran, Afghan peace initiatives, climate change

On day one of the three-day meet, foreign minister S. Jaishankar said India's policy will seek to achieve a broad engagement with parties and contribute to the global good.

Modi govt’s major tool to save India from US-Iran conflict’s fallout – 2020 Budget

India, which enjoys cordial relations with both Iran and US, must delicately balance its stressed economy as global events spin out of control.

Trump’s Soleimani strike pays off for now after Iran backs away

Soleimani's assassination was a dramatic show of strength that, at least for now, reset the power dynamic between the US and Iran.

What we know about the 2 US air bases in Iraq targeted by Iran

Iran fired at the al-Asad and Erbil US air bases in Iraq, escalating an already tense situation that began last week after Iranian Gen Qassem Soleimani was killed in a US drone strike.

This is no time for the US to snub Iran’s foreign minister

For the first time in years, Iran’s foreign minister might actually matter. The US couldn’t have picked a worse moment to make him a persona non grata.

Hardliners in US and Iran are each other’s best friend despite tensions

Gen Qassem Soleimani's assassination is the latest and most conclusive evidence that Iranian revolutionaries have no greater friends than their supposed enemies in Washington.

How will Iran respond to killing of Qassem Soleimani? We are about to find out

Anybody who claims to know how the Islamic Republic will respond, is either a liar or a fool.

European leaders scramble to work out a response to escalating US-Iran tensions

The assassination of an Iranian general was a disaster for EU, with the bloc's Middle East strategy now shredded and the nuclear deal dead in all but name.

2020 forecasts for emerging markets sent awry as US-Iran tensions drain risk assets

The killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani has sent a shudder through risk assets, managing to eclipse the optimism over the US-China trade deal.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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