Trump administration blacklists Iranian foundations in waning days

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Iranian foundations allegedly related to the leadership, the latest move to reinforce its maximum pressure campaign agai


Iran denies Pompeo's allegations of arms supply to Taliban

TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday denied the U.S. allegations that Iran is arming the Taliban in Afghanistan, official IRNA news agency reported."What is happening today i


Roundup: Afghans slam violence as 44 killed following prisoners swap

KABUL, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- At least 44 fighters, with the majority of them Taliban militants, have been killed in the country over the past 24 hours since the conclusion of the three-day traditional


Afghan gov't sets free Taliban inmates, the armed group disowns

KABUL, April 11 (Xinhua) -- The government of Afghanistan as part of efforts to bolster the peace talks with the Taliban outfit has set free 200 inmates since Wednesday and promised to release 1,300


Iran Summons Swiss Envoy Over US 'Warmongering Statements'

Earlier in the day, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemned the US airstrikes on Kata’ib Hezbollah Shiite militants in neighbouring Iraq and Syria, prom


Iran summons Swiss envoy to protest U.S. statement over embassy raid

TEHRAN, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) -- Iran summoned the Swiss charge d'affaires to Tehran on Wednesday to protest against what it called "warmongering statements" by U.S. officials. The Iranian Foreign Ministry

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