EghtesadOnline: US President Donald Trump claimed on Monday that Iran appeared to have been responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but said he would “like to avoid” a military conflict with Tehran and emphasized his interest in diplomacy.
EghtesadOnline: In spite of the push by certain hawks for a military conflict between Tehran and Washington, war is unlikely due to both Tehran's advanced defense capabilities and global warnings of the far-reaching implications of such a clash.
EghtesadOnline: Iran does not want to see anything happen that could further raise tensions in the region, says a senior diplomat, who insists that war is not an option for the country.
EghtesadOnline: US researchers have said that air pollution, primarily caused by burning fossil fuels, is the world's top killer.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday criticized Washington for its hostile policy toward his country and said the U.S. approach was doomed to failure.
EghtesadOnline: Pope Francis on Sunday offered a Christmas hope for peace in a world lacerated by war and terrorism, urging people to remember migrants, refugees and those hit by economic instability caused by "idolatry of money".
EghtesadOnline: War and poverty have forced 50 million children around the world from their homes, according to UNICEF.