EghtesadOnline: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Tehran was closely following U.S. activities, but would never initiate a conflict in the region.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved $484 billion in fresh relief for the U.S. economy and hospitals hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, sending the measure to the House of Representatives for final passage later this week.
EghtesadOnline: Italy's prime minister said Rome is ready to cooperate in addressing issues facing the 2015 nuclear deal using the platform of international organizations.
EghtesadOnline: The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that rushing to ease coronavirus restrictions will likely lead to a resurgence of the illness, a warning that comes as governments start rolling out plans to get their economies up and running again.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq plans to study using Kurdish natural gas for power generation, the country's oil minister said on Sunday, allowing OPEC's second-largest oil producer to plug the gas deficit and power shortage.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s central bank governor has again called on the International Monetary Fund to resist US pressure and approve its application for financing to help bridge a 10 billion-euro ($10.9 billion) deficit as the country’s sanctions-hit economy struggles to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
EghtesadOnline: Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani hailed China’s success in containing the novel coronavirus and applauded the Asian country for assisting Iran in the fight against the infectious disease.
EghtesadOnline: A Saudi Arabian oil official on Saturday refuted the conclusion of an analytics firm that the country’s oil exports to the US dramatically increased in the last month.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will receive $50 million from the World Bank to help the health sector cope with the coronavirus pandemic, a deputy health minister said.
EghtesadOnline: The United States is asking the United Nations Security Council to violate international law by extending an arms embargo on Iran, but its illegitimate request will fail to secure approval, Iran’s envoy to the UN said.