EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to Doha on Monday to meet Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and his counterpart amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf.
EghtesadOnline: Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on Muslims across the world to oppose the so-called US peace plan for the Middle East, describing it as a "ruse" that is "doomed to fail".
EghtesadOnline: The presence of military forces in the Persian Gulf from countries outside the region would be considered a source of insecurity by Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, in reference to the United States' proposed maritime security mission in the strategic waters.
EghtesadOnline: The unilateral US sanctions on Iran have not affected relations between Iraq and Iran, as trade ties in key sectors between the two neighbors continue as usual, Iraq's ambassador to Tehran said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran sees Israel’s possible participation in a proposed US-led force in the Persian Gulf as a “clear threat” to its security and reserves the right to take action against such a menacing move, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran welcomes any initiative by regional countries to foster cooperation and improve peace and security, Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson said, amid signs of willingness by Persian Gulf Arab states to pursue rapprochement.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq is close to reaching a deal with oil majors BP and Eni for an export pipeline project that was initially planned as part of a mega-deal with US energy giant ExxonMobil, according to five senior Iraqi oil officials involved in the negotiations.
EghtesadOnline: Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Persian Gulf to purportedly protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel.
EghtesadOnline: Persian Gulf Arab states are signaling their willingness to resolve their differences with Iran through diplomacy because they feel let down by US President Donald Trump.
EghtesadOnline: A foreign tanker smuggling fuel to neighboring Arab states was seized by Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday, according to a Sunday statement by IRGC.