Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicQassem Soleimani

Topic: Qassem Soleimani

Why Iran can’t afford to avenge the death of Qassem Soleimani

The Iranian regime, that has already stretched European patience to a breaking point, has to guard its prospects of the Joe Biden administration bringing it back in from the cold.

Political assassinations were unthinkable in the US. Then Donald Trump happened

The US abandoned political assassinations in the wake of the infamous Church committee of 1975. But Soleimani killing sets a worrying precedent.

India big country, should play role in defusing tension with US: Iran minister Javad Zarif

430 India cities held commemoration meetings after Soleimani killing, US should understand our reach, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says at Raisina Dialogue.

Interested in diplomacy, not in negotiating with US: Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif

Javad Zarif's comments come at a time the focus is on Iran and US over the confrontation following General Qassem Soleimani's assassination.

Soleimani killing — how the most ‘perilous chapter’ in Donald Trump’s presidency unfolded

In a detailed account, The New York Times has reported particulars of the plan to assassinate Iranian General Soleimani, and its aftermath for the US.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iraqi leaders privately want US troops to remain

Pompeo said he’s had some 50 phone calls with Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish leaders in Iraq since Soleimani's killing and suggested the public outcry from the country’s senior leadership wasn’t genuine.

Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif lands in India today for ‘gentle push’ on oil imports

Javad Zarif’s India trip comes amid tensions between Tehran and Washington over the killing of senior Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike. 

Register all drones and operators by January 31 or face action, announces aviation ministry

The notification comes days after top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani was killed in a US drone attack.

Potential by-product of Soleimani’s death — Islamic State’s revival

Qassem Soleimani’s killing challenges Iraqi sovereignty and risks embroiling the country, and the region, in the kind of instability that Islamic State has shown it can thrive from.

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.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.