EghtesadOnline: The presence of foreign military forces in the sensitive Persian Gulf is unconstructive, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said following France's declaration this week that the military component of its maritime surveillance and security mission in the Strait of Hormuz is fully operational.
EghtesadOnline: The United States signed a landmark deal with the Taliban on Saturday, laying out a timetable for a full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14 months as it seeks an exit from its longest-ever war.
EghtesadOnline: Qatar's emir said the Persian Gulf Arab state will not hesitate to assist Tehran in combating the coronavirus outbreak and they will support Iranian people and its government during these trying times.
EghtesadOnline: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani filled reporters in on his trips to Lebanon and Syria upon his arrival in Tehran early Tuesday, characterizing his meetings with top officials from the two Arab countries as “positive”.
EghtesadOnline: Afghanistan’s election body declared Ashraf Ghani the winner of the 2019 presidential poll on Tuesday, almost five months after voting took place.
EghtesadOnline: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani reiterated Iran’s policy to support war-stricken Syria and said the close cooperation between the two countries is deep-rooted and not “a tactical matter”.
EghtesadOnline: Iran exported 2.26 million tons of commodities worth $867 million to Pakistan during the nine months to Dec. 21, 2019, to register a 20% rise in tonnage and a 3% decline in value compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: The United States has granted Iraq a 45-day sanctions waiver enabling the country to continue importing vital Iranian gas and electricity supplies.
EghtesadOnline: More than 2.1 million Iranian tourists visited Turkey in 2019 to register an increase of 5.05% compared to 2018.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s flag carrier airline has launched a new flight from Persian Gulf International Airport in Asaluyeh, Bushehr Province, to Doha International Airport in Qatar, according to Abolqasem Jalali, an official with Iran Air.