EghtesadOnline: Turkish tanks, reinforced by an aerial bombardment, advanced toward a stronghold of U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters on Monday, in an offensive that’s strained ties with Washington and complicated Russian efforts to end Syria’s seven-year civil war.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi Arabia is winding down a controversial anti-corruption drive that led to dozens of princes and billionaires being detained at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh.
EghtesadOnline: Slovenia is preparing to recognize Palestine as a sovereign state next month amid rising sentiment among the European Union nations after U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is ready to build the onshore stretch of a major gas pipeline project that would transfer natural gas from the Persian Gulf to Oman south of the Sea of Oman, the chief executive officer of the National Iranian Gas Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq has agreed to reduce import tariffs for Iranian dairy products from the current 40% to 10% as of early 2018.
EghtesadOnline: Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Sunday a deal signed with Tehran to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from northern Iraq's Kirkuk Oilfield for Iranian oil is for one year and subject to renewal.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq has signed an agreement with Iran to export crude from its Kirkuk Oilfield at a rate of between 30,000 and 60,000 barrels per day, an Iraqi oil official said on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: The head of Iraq’s state oil marketer SOMO is currently holding talks in Iran to determine a start date for oil exports from Iraq’s Kirkuk oilfields, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Turkey, Iran and Qatar on Sunday signed a transportation pact for boosting trade among the three countries.
EghtesadOnline: Qatar is seeking to increase bilateral trade with Iran, said the Qatari Minister of Economy Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani in a meeting with Iranian Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari in Tehran on Saturday.