EghtesadOnline: The Trump administration is moving toward hosting a summit with a bloc of six Arab nations later this year, but first wants to see signs of progress in ending a standoff between U.S. allies in the Gulf, a person familiar with the matter said.
EghtesadOnline: Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, has praised Iran’s role in fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, and the Islamic Republic’s contribution to Iraq’s stability and economic development.
EghtesadOnline: The United States has played a key role in the expansion of Daesh and other terrorist groups across the Middle East, says an Iranian diplomat at the United Nations, condemning Washington's new accusation that Iran destabilizes the region.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran has dismissed Germany’s “baseless” claim about the Iranian role in the recent escalation between Syria and Israel, saying the Tel Aviv regime, whose survival depends on chaos and confrontation, is to blame for the rising tensions in the region.
EghtesadOnline: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared he has no plan to go to early elections, as his coalition closed ranks around a leader who police say should stand trial for bribery.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says security and peace will be restored to the Middle East and the Persian Gulf regions only if there is cooperation among all regional countries.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah reviewed developing bilateral ties and the most important international issues.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the Islamic Republic will continue to play a "supportive and constructive" role in Iraq's reconstruction and economic development.
EghtesadOnline: Israel is counting on Russian President Vladimir Putin to keep confrontations with Iran and Syria from spiraling into war as the Trump administration mostly watches from the sidelines, a senior aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
EghtesadOnline: Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani has praised Syria’s military for downing an Israeli fighter jet, saying the regime can no longer carry out hostile actions against Syria with impunity.