EghtesadOnline: Vladimir Putin has made an art of turning weakness into strength. As Russian and Syrian forces pound Aleppo in the biggest assault of Syria’s five-year civil war, the Russian president clearly has emerged as a dominant force in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said constructive cooperation and mutual understanding in the Middle East must replace "illusion of rivalry" in a bid to solve regional problems.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday that Iran will not allow terrorists to turn the Middle East the scene for massacre and bloodbath.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned of the threat of terror acts in the Middle East, urging an all-out campaign against terrorism and extremism.
EghtesadOnline: The International Monetary Fund is stepping up lending in a region where economic reformers haven’t exactly had the most success.
EghtesadOnline: Countries in the Middle East and North Africa led by Egypt, Kuwait and Morocco are boosting liquefied natural gas import capacity, taking advantage of low prices to meet rising energy demand.
EghtesadOnline: Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari underlined that Iran is the most secure country in the region due to its powerful defensive and military force despite all the insecurities caused by the presence of the trans-regional states in the Persian Gulf.