In Iran's province of Sistan and Baluchestan, remote border areas are difficult to traverse. But they are also difficult to police. Smuggling diesel has become a rare lucrative business in one of Iran's poorest regions.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling fuel through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the region have led to escalating tensions between Tehran and the West.
In a surprising move, the Trump administration designated Jaish al-Adl, a Pakistan-based anti-Iran militant group, as a global terrorist organization. What could be the regional implications of such a move? DW analyzes.
On the second day of his first visit to neighboring Iran, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan agreed to the force following a series of attacks on the frontier. It appears to be the first step towards closer ties.
Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Trump. But analysts warn Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plurality.
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