The splendor of Iran in contrast to western views
Tarun Vijay, a member of the BJP national executive and also a member of the DGP national, wrote in the Telegraph India that Iran is a wondrous contrast to how the West has often presented it .
Iranian minister to visit India, discuss tackling US curbs
Times of India writes that Iran will send its deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi for talks with New Delhi next week, as both countries try to find the best way of steering through the coming sanctions that will be imposed by the US from November 4.
Iranian bank cleared to open branch in India
Sunny Verma writes in the Indian Express that in the wake of US sanctions, India may explore the possibility of reviving the rupee-rial arrangement to import oil from Iran that it has used in the past.
India to lose 'special privileges' if it replaces Iran oil
Iran will end “special privileges” for India if New Delhi tried to replace Iranian crude with supplies from Saudi Arabia, Russia, and the United States, said a senior Iranian diplomat in New Delhi on July 10.
US leaves door open to waivers for Iranian oil imports
Max Greenwood writes in The Hill that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday left the door open to granting waivers to countries seeking to import Iranian oil after U.S. sanctions on the nation take effect later this year.
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India's response to US oil embargo against Iran
Hindustan Times writes that India, which holds strategic ties with both Iran and US, faces a challenge over the sanctions. The Petroleum Ministry is also worried about rising crude oil prices and its impact on the US dollar as well as on the domestic price situation.
Maloney: US aiming for regime collapse in Iran
Suzanne Maloney writes in Brookings that the Trump administration is pushing its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran into overdrive, with Tuesday’s announcement that the State Department is aiming to cut off all Iranian oil exports by November. As this move underscores, Washington has abandoned the fig leaf of diplomacy proffered by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last month on the heels of President Trump’s decision to jettison U.S. adherence to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
Iran at Kabaddi Masters semie-fianls in Dubai
First Post writes that India and Iran paraded their pedigree on Friday to overcome tricky opposition in the semi-finals of the Kabaddi Masters in Dubai. South Korea and Pakistan made their presence felt in the two semi-finals, but were eventually undone by the might of their opponents.
India preparing for cut in oil imports from Iran
India’s oil ministry has asked refiners to prepare for a ‘drastic reduction or zero’ imports of Iranian oil from November, two industry sources said, the first sign that New Delhi is responding to a push by the United States to cut trade ties with Iran.