EghtesadOnline: Iraqi President Barham Salih is set to travel to the United States at the head of a delegation to negotiate exemption from sanctions on Iran, as Baghdad is trying to balance its relations with Tehran and Washington.
EghtesadOnline: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned the United States of an “unprecedented defeat” in its campaign of sanctions and pressure against the Iranian nation.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met American troops and political leaders in Iraq on Wednesday to reassure them about a U.S. military withdrawal from Syria and warn that Washington’s arch-foe Iran remains a regional security threat.
EghtesadOnline: Oil prices climbed 2 percent on Wednesday as the extension of U.S.-China talks in Beijing raised hopes that the world’s two largest economies would resolve their trade standoff.
EghtesadOnline: Chinese and U.S. teams ended trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday that lasted longer than expected and officials said details will be released soon, raising hopes an all-out trade war that could badly disrupt the global economy can be avoided.
EghtesadOnline: As the main party to blame for the possible failure of efforts to set up a special financial mechanism for trading with Iran, Europe will have to ponder over the implications of its inaction, a senior foreign affairs official said.
EghtesadOnline: Reaffirming a stance earlier adopted by top European officials, EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, Federica Mogherini, says the case of US sanctions against Iran has galvanized the European bloc to defend its sovereignty.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has called on the European Union to press US authorities to allow the delivery of Airbus passenger aircraft purchased by Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s top diplomat emphasized that the United States’ “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran will not prompt the country to change its policies.
EghtesadOnline: A slim majority of senators voted Thursday to end US support for a Saudi Arabian military campaign in Yemen that has been blamed for tens of thousands of deaths and mass starvation. The vote provides the biggest rebuke yet of a three-year U.S. policy that the Trump administration says it has no plans to end.