Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif To Begin 3-Day India Visit Today
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 8:19 AM
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will arrive in New Delhi today on a three-day visit to India amid spiralling tension between the Middle East country and the United States. During his trip to Mumbai, Mr Zarif is also scheduled to call on Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. He will conclude his India visit on Friday, according to an official statement.
Killing Soleimani "Legitimate", Trump Had Authority: Top US Attorney
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 8:17 AM
President Donald Trump clearly had authority to kill Qassem Soleimani, U.S Attorney-General William Barr said adding that the White-House consulted with his department before the strike on the Iranian-commander. Barr told reporters that Soleimani was a "legitimate military target" and the strike was a "legitimate act of self-defence." "The Department-of-Justice was consulted and frankly I don't think it was a close call," Barr said.
US Will Respond With "Great Force" If Iran Attacks Interests: Trump
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:46 PM
US President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to Tehran were behind a rocket attack in Baghdad's Green Zone. Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group claimed responsibility for attacking the pumping stations. Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of ordering the attack.