EghtesadOnline: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi appreciated Iran's preference for de-escalation of tensions in the region following a surge in violent action over the past week, which raised the specter of an all-out war.
EghtesadOnline: Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani visited Iran on Sunday to meet senior Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouhani, amid efforts by regional countries to alleviate current tensions.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Stock Exchange jumped 4.4% with its main index, TEDPIX, soaring 15,800 points on Sunday as investors strive to make up for the deep losses last week triggered by fears over the escalation of political and military tensions.
EghtesadOnline: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Saturday to make every effort to save the Iran nuclear deal after meeting in Moscow amid escalating tensions in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Gold and currency prices fell in domestic market at the start of the week on Saturday as Tehran market began responding to de-escalation of political and military tensions in the region.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union has intensified efforts to rescue the 2015 nuclear deal following Iran's latest and final move away from its commitments, which coincided with a dramatic escalation of tensions between Tehran and Washington.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s exports to Iraq stood at $6.3 billion in the nine months to Dec. 21, Hamid Hosseini, the secretary-general of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce, said.
EghtesadOnline: Oil prices rose a further 2% on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel, as rhetoric from the United States, Iran and Iraq fanned tensions in the Middle East after a US air strike which martyred a top Iranian military commander in Iraq.
EghtesadOnline: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who had tried to carve out a role mediating between Washington and Tehran, said on Monday he was “deeply worried” by tensions in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Iran will not adopt policies that would lead the country toward war at a time of heightened tensions in the region.