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Senior political analyst Seyyed Hossein Mousavian says the US, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are forming an alliance to counter Iran in the region.
Saudi and Emirati officials say their football teams in the AFC Champions League will neither play in Iran, nor in Qatar.
The conservative newspaper Kayhan has received an official warning by the body that supervises the Iranian press for its Monday headline about the next target of Yemeni missiles.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has dismissed the final statement of the recent Arab League summit in Cairo and the anti-Iran allegations raised by Emirati and Kuwait representatives during the meeting.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has blasted the ‘non-constructive’ and ‘false’ remarks made by the UAE foreign minister about Iran’s regional role, urging Abu Dhabi to end its destructive policies in the Middle East.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with many of his Asian and African counterparts on the ongoing rift between Doha and a number of Arab countries.
An Iranian presidential contender harshly criticized a controversial deal on selling natural gas to an Emirati company, and promised not to give away a single dollar on an open legal case concerning the contract.
A lawmaker censured the recent hostile remarks of a UAE official meant to provoke disputes among Iran’s ethnic Kurds, noting that such comments are the result of blind adherence to the US policies on the Middle East.
An Iranian lawmaker has criticized the UAE’s imprudence and irresponsible behaviour towards the regional crises, saying Iran seeks to ease tensions in the region and foster friendly relations with the Persian Gulf littoral states.