EghtesadOnline: The opportunity provided by President Hassan Rouhani's visit to New York to end the deadlock between Tehran and the West was not missed, because the Iranian delegation left the door open for diplomacy, an observer says.
EghtesadOnline: Iran can discuss other issues with the West if the 2015 nuclear deal is fully implemented, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, but ruled out talks over Tehran's missile program.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is not seeking confrontation with the West and will respond "proportionately" if the Europeans put an end to their "illegal" maritime moves, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: The United States and several other western countries are directly responsible for disrupting international drug control efforts by exerting economic pressure on Iran and reducing their funding for United Nations' projects, a top Iranian diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: The Palestinians are holding their first election in a decade in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, giving Hamas militants an opening to entrench their influence in President Mahmoud Abbas’s stronghold.