Iran Current Affairs - 2020

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hits Iran, Nuclear reactor in Bushehr undamaged

A powerful of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the border regions between Iran and Pakistan, with epicentre near the south-eastern city of Khash, close to Pakistan. It is the biggest earthquake in Iran for 40 years. The jolts of the quake were felt in New Delhi and also in Dubai. This was second time in 7 days that an Earthquake Read More…

US warns Pak against constructing Iran-Pak gas pipeline

The US has warned Pakistan that if it goes further with the construction of a $7.5 billion gas pipeline with Iran, sanctions would be triggered. Showing serious concerns over the project, the US has said that if the project goes on, it will trigger the Iran Sanctions Act. The legislation calls for countries to make Read More…

Iran test fires cruise missile “Ghader”

Iran test-fired a surface-to-surface cruise missile named “Ghader”, which means Capable in Farsi, in international waters near the Strait of Hormuz. About “Ghader”: Surface-to-surface, ground-to-ship cruise missile Range of 200 kilometres Highly advanced with radar, satellite communications, precision in target destruction, as well as range and radar-evading mechanism Iran’s war games ‘Vilayat-90’ and the missile Read More…

Iran proposes termination of all nuke arms after North Korean test

Reacting to the nuclear test of North Korea, Iran has suggested that all the world’s nuclear weapons should be destroyed. It has also said that all nations should be able to use nuclear technology for peaceful purposes. Iran is under U.N. sanctions over its own nuclear program, which the United States and some of its Read More…

Iranian President Ahmadinejad becomes first Iranian leader to visit Egypt since Islamic Revolution of 1979

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became the first Iranian leader to visit Egypt after Tehran’s 1979 Islamic revolution. He visited Egypt capital Cairo for attending the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).   Significance of 1979 Islamic Revolution The Islamic revolution of 1979 gave rise to a series of events for dethroning the Pahlavi Read More…