EghtesadOnline: Iran and Saudi Arabia can help resolution of the crises in the region through cooperation, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Secretary-General's special representative for Iraq discussed issues of mutual interest in New York.
EghtesadOnline: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will wade deeper into the Persian Gulf crisis with trips to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar from Sunday, diplomacy that may be as much about protecting his nation’s regional interests as finding a way out of the six-week impasse.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq has paid $500 million to Iran over the past four months as part of its debt for importing Iranian electricity, a deputy energy minister said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Monday that holding referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan region will isolate the Kurds living in the region.
EghtesadOnline: There’s little likelihood of a quick resolution to the Persian Gulf standoff over Qatar as the emirate’s neighbors want a solution “that will stick,” according to a senior United Arab Emirates official.
EghtesadOnline: Turkey is building up its military presence in Qatar, an adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, in defiance of a Saudi-led bloc’s demand that the Turkish military pull out of the emirate.
EghtesadOnline: A high-ranking delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will meet Iran’s Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran says it is not bound to set up coalitions against other countries but rather pursues a policy that would contribute to regional peace.
EghtesadOnline: A top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive and located south of the Syrian city of Raqqa, after reports that he had been killed.