Iran fires mortar shells into Pak

Washington,May 22 Mortar shells were fired into Pakistan’s territory from across the Iranian border, reports Samaa TV. Pakistan shares a 900-kilometre long porous border with Iran and the two countries had in 2014 decided to boost intelligence coordination to wipe out terrorists from the border region. Work on the `20 million Pakistan Gate in Taftan


Donald Trump to urge Muslims to fight against terrorism

Washington, May 21 Even as his administration fights for its travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries, President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam’s holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism. Trump’s speech, the centrepiece of his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, will

China killed, jailed up to 20 CIA spies in 2010-12: Report

Beijing, May 21 Beijing systematically dismantled CIA spying efforts in China beginning in 2010, killing or jailing more than a dozen covert sources, in a deep setback to US intelligence there, The New York Times reported Sunday. The Times, quoting 10 current and former American officials who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the intelligence


Iran’s Rouhani: A moderate cleric open to the world

IRAN, MAY20 President Hassan Rouhani, who won re-election on Saturday, has spent three decades at the heart of Iran’s revolutionary establishment but still faces opposition from hardliners for trying to rebuild ties with the West. The 68-year-old cleric, almost always clad in his white turban, repeated his convincing 2013 victory by bringing together moderates and