EghtesadOnline: Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route.
EghtesadOnline: The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage.
EghtesadOnline: Algeria’s energy minister supports extending global oil production cuts beyond June as the strategy is succeeding in reducing global inventories. Russia is moving ahead with its own reductions to curb a global glut.
EghtesadOnline: The UN has called on Iran, Russia and Turkey to convene a fresh round of peace talks between Damascus and opposition groups in Astana, Kazakhstan, to bring the situation on the ground under control amid increasing militant attempts to break into the heart of the Syrian capital in defiance of a countrywide truce.
EghtesadOnline: Turkey may review its political ties and a refugee deal with the European Union after an April referendum on a new presidential system, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
EghtesadOnline: Russian warplanes are taking part in air strikes against insurgents to help repel a major attack on Syrian government-held areas near the city of Hama, a Syrian military source said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six years in detention, his lawyer said.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq’s Ambassador to Kuwait Alaa al-Hashimi said on Thursday that his country is ready to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign ministers from 68 countries meet in Washington on Wednesday to agree on the next steps to defeat Islamic State, the first such gathering of the U.S-led military coalition since the election of President Donald Trump in November.
EghtesadOnline: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi thanked U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday for removing Iraq from a travel ban affecting several Muslim-majority countries and said he sought stronger cooperation in fighting Islamic State militants.