EghtesadOnline: Tehran said on Monday it welcomes an easing of tensions in the Persian Gulf, while dismissing the impact of any new US sanctions and efforts to form anti-Iran coalitions.
EghtesadOnline: The United States and several other western countries are directly responsible for disrupting international drug control efforts by exerting economic pressure on Iran and reducing their funding for United Nations' projects, a top Iranian diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: The United States' cyberattacks on Iranian targets have not been successful, the minister of communication and information technology said, following reports about Pentagon's attack on the country's rocket launch systems.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran may further reduce its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal in two weeks, unless European governments move to save the agreement by shielding the Iranian economy from US sanctions, a senior official said on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Oil tanker owners are raising the prices they charge to export Middle East crude as tensions surge in a region that accounts for about a third of all seaborne petroleum shipments.
EghtesadOnline: The Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the Friday terrorist act on a Shia Muslim mosque in Baghdad, which killed and wounded tens of Iraqis.
EghtesadOnline: A new escalation in tensions between Iran and the United States has prompted global alarm and a plea for both countries to exercise restraint and pursue diplomacy rather than going down the path of confrontation.
EghtesadOnline: Russia on Monday scrapped the South Stream pipeline project to supply gas to southern Europe without crossing Ukraine, citing EU objections, and instead named Turkey as its preferred partner for an alternative pipeline, with a promise of hefty discounts, BBC reported.
EghtesadOnline: Russia is willing to step in to help Iran export its oil while the country is struggling to keep the oil flowing due to the new US sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: Afghanistan's neighbors need to take steps to limit the scope of intervention by trans-regional states in the country's political crisis while strengthening connections with the Afghan opposition groups in coordination with the government in Kabul, a senior security official said.