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Iran supreme leader rules out negotiations with US

Tehran - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US, as tensions mount between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations. "The policy of 'maximum…

HRW asks India to release detained Kashmiris

New York – The Human Rights Watch has called on Indian authorities to immediately release detained Kashmiris who have not been charged with a recognizable offense. Several thousand Kashmiris, including politicians and opposition…

Protests mount in Kashmir amid security lockdown

SRINAGAR: Kashmir has seen an average of nearly 20 protests per day against Indian rule over the last six weeks despite a security lockdown to quell unrest, a senior government source told AFP. Tensions remain high in the disputed…

Iran refutes US accusations over Saudi attacks

Tehran - Iran on Sunday dismissed US accusations it was behind drone attacks on Saudi oil installations, suggesting the United States was seeking a pretext to retaliate against the Islamic republic. "Such fruitless and blind accusations…

Malala asks UN to help restore peace in Kashmir

World's youngest Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has spoken out against the ongoing military lockdown in Indian-occupied Kashmir, urging the United Nations General Assembly to play its role in restoring peace in the disputed region. In a…