Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

UAE issues travel bans to Iran, Thailand following COVID-19 outbreak concerns

by BERNAMA / pic by BLOOMBERG
ABU DHABI – The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a statement detailing a travel ban ...

Huawei, Meng face new US charges of trade secrets theft

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WASHINGTON – Chinese tech giant Huawei has been hit with fresh US criminal charges alleging a “decades-long” ...

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

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TEHRAN – Iran’s civil aviation authority confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down ...

Global Islamic finance growth slows to 3% in 2018

Despite the slower growth, total assets across the industry grew to RM10.3t in 2018 from RM10t previously
by HARIZAH KAMEL / pic by BLOOMBERG ISLAMIC ...

Iran says unintentionally shot down Ukrainian airliner

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Iran on Saturday said it unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed this week killing 176 people, calling it an ...

Iran denies Ukrainian plane downed by missile

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Iran’s civil aviation chief denied Friday that a missile downed a Ukrainian airliner which crashed killing all 176 on board, ...

Iran releases report on crashed Ukrainian passenger plane

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TEHRAN – Iran on Thursday released a preliminary report about the Ukrainian Boeing 737 passenger plane which crashed in ...
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Asian equities jump, safe havens slip as US-Iran tensions ease

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HONG KONG – Asian equities rallied and safe-haven assets including gold retreated Thursday as investors breathed a sigh ...

Malaysia Airlines is not flying over Iran

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DUE to escalating tension between the US and Iran after the assassination of the latter’s top military leader General Qasem ...

Govt prepares to evacuate Malaysians from Iran, Iraq : Saifuddin

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The government is making preparation to evacuate 220 Malaysians residing in Iran and Iraq following the latest conflict in the ...

Iran’s retaliation is more conventional than expected

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AFTER a US drone strike killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani last week, America braced itself for the unexpected: ...

Airlines avoiding flying through Iran and Iraq airspace

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PARIS – A growing number of airlines said Wednesday they were avoiding Iranian and Iraqi airspace or flights to the ...