EghtesadOnbline: Hajj flights from Iran to Saudi Arabia concluded last week on Aug. 6.
EghtesadOnline: UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said the UAE and Saudi Arabia prefer a political approach to their problems with Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran should welcome détente with regional countries, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE, because such an attitude would give the country the upper hand amid tensions with the United States, a senior lawmaker said.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian oil tanker ‘Happiness 1’ that was held at Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia for over two months has been released.
EghtesadOnline: More than 86,500 Iranian pilgrims will be flown to Saudi Arabia as of Monday, July 8.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Air will operate 100% of hajj flights to Saudi Arabia this year with its own fleet of airplanes, says deputy managing director of the Iranian flag carrier airline, Hassan Qasemi.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is ready to join an initiative that promotes “inclusive cooperation” among regional countries, including Saudi Arabia, if they are determined to help make the region more secure and prosperous, Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran traded 27.4 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $13.84 billion with six Persian Gulf nations, namely Iraq, the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, during the first seven months of the current fiscal (March 21-Oct. 22) to register a 19.92% and 10.96% growth in tonnage and value respectively compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian energy official criticized Russia and Saudi Arabia for ramping up oil output, saying they were breaking a production agreement between OPEC and Moscow and would strengthen the US effort to impose sanctions on Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi Arabia has agreed to admit an Iranian diplomat to head an office representing Iranian interests in the kingdom, the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a rare move after the rivals broke off relations in 2016.