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Iran’s Khamenei accuses Israel and the US – BOL News

Iran’s Khamenei accuses Israel and the US – BOL News

Iran’s Khamenei accuses Israel and the US Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused Israel and the United States. They attempt to halt Iran’s “development.” Furthermore, they are responsible for the demonstrations engulfing the nation. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran, has accused Israel and the United States of attempting to halt Iran’s “development” and is...

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Joe Biden to impose ‘further costs’ on Iran over protests crackdown

Joe Biden to impose ‘further costs’ on Iran over protests crackdown

US President Joe Biden. — AFP/File  President Biden says US will continue holding Iranian officials accountable. Says US will support rights of Iranians to protest freely. Biden adds he was “gravely concerned” about reports of intensifying repression of protesters. PARIS: President Joe Biden on Monday said the United States would place “further costs” on Iran for its...

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Best places to visit in Japan before swarms of tourists arrive – Daily Times

Best places to visit in Japan before swarms of tourists arrive – Daily Times

After almost three years of Covid-induced border closures, Japan is finally opening up to vaccinated tourists from most countries, with no need for quarantine, PCR tests or visas. And with the yen making hotels, restaurants and shopping more affordable, demand is sure to be high. Airlines are ramping up flights and businesses are getting to...

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Iran, US strike prisoner exchange deal: Iranian media

Iran, US strike prisoner exchange deal: Iranian media

Tehran and Washington have reached a prisoner exchange deal that includes the unfreezing of funds of Iran abroad, Iranian media reported Monday. Four people held in Iran will be released under the agreement, in exchange for the release of four people held in the United States, news agency Nournews reported. There was no immediate confirmation from Washington. It follows...

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Spread of diseases rising in flood-hit Sindh areas

Spread of diseases rising in flood-hit Sindh areas

The spread of different diseases continues rising in the flood-affected areas of Sindh, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday. It is learnt that the outbreak of malaria and gastroenteritis is getting out of control in Shahdadkot. Another 10-year-old child has died of malaria, taking total death toll in the area to 36. In Hyderabad district,...

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UN chief urges Yemen rivals to avoid new violence and renew ceasefire

UN chief urges Yemen rivals to avoid new violence and renew ceasefire

NEW YORK: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Yemen’s warring parties on Monday to refrain from any provocations that could escalate violence. The move follows the failure to extend a nationwide cease-fire and to engage with each other to renew the truce. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the secretary-general is disappointed that the internationally recognised government...

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US to impose further costs on Iran over protest response: Biden

US to impose further costs on Iran over protest response: Biden

US President Joe Biden expressed concern Monday over the response by Iranian security forces against peaceful protests, saying Washington will this week impose sanctions on perpetrators of violence against protestors. “I remain gravely concerned about reports of the intensifying violent crackdown on peaceful protestors in Iran, including students and women, who are demanding their equal...

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Khamenei accuses US, Israel of fomenting protests sparked by Amini’s death

Khamenei accuses US, Israel of fomenting protests sparked by Amini’s death

PARIS/DUBAI: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday accused arch-foes the United States and Israel of fomenting the wave of nationwide unrest sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini. “I say clearly that these riots and the insecurity were engineered by America and the occupying, false Zionist regime, as well as their...

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Indian jets scramble after false bomb scare on Iran airliner – Pakistan Observer

Indian jets scramble after false bomb scare on Iran airliner – Pakistan Observer

Indian military jets were scrambled on Monday after a bomb alert on an Iranian airliner that turned out to be false, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said. “IAF fighter aircraft were scrambled, which followed the aircraft at a safe distance. The aircraft was offered the option to land at Jaipur and then, at Chandigarh,” the...