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 Qatar denies alleged smuggling of weapons from Tehran to Beirut

Qatar denies alleged smuggling of weapons from Tehran to Beirut

Qatar’s Ministry of Transport and Communications said in statement that they are aware of the incorrect news being reported in some media outlets, which claims that arms shipments have passed through Doha from Tehran in a cargo aircraft that landed at Hamad International Airport and then left for the Lebanese capital Beirut.

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Mnuchin: Countries will cut Iran oil imports to nil

Mnuchin: Countries will cut Iran oil imports to nil

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday it will be harder for countries to get waivers on Iran oil sanctions than during the Obama administration and dismissed concerns that oil prices could rise, saying the market had already factored in the losses.

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Iran is ready for talks with Canada

Iran is ready for talks with Canada

The Spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry announced: “We are ready for any kind of dialogue that can lead to consular assistance and services for the Iranian community of Canada. But, the Canadian government seemingly does not have the readiness for serious negotiations.”

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Pakistan-Iran border security challenges

Pakistan-Iran border security challenges

Over a dozen Iranian security personnel were reportedly kidnapped by Baloch dissidents in a predawn raid on 15 October in Mirjaveh, a town bordering Pakistan. In a statement issued by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) the abductees were stationed in a border post in Iran’s Mirjaveh area when they came under attack from the “counterrevolutionary groups”. Meanwhile Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and requested for assistance in recovering the abducted IRGC personnel. So far no group have claimed the responsibility of abduction although Iranian media has accused Jaish Ul Adl dissident group behind the act.

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Germany wants to expand cultural ties with Iran

Germany wants to expand cultural ties with Iran

At a meeting with the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, the German Ambassador to Tehran announced that Germany did not have a positive view of the US withdrawal from the 2015 JCPOA nuclear accord and that his country was interested in strengthening and expanding cultural ties between Tehran and Berlin.

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