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Muscat's Ties with Tehran Very Significant to Oman's New Sultan

Muscat’s Ties with Tehran Very Significant to Oman’s New Sultan: Envoy

Oman’s new ambassador to Tehran has expressed his country’s willingness to broaden economic relations with Iran, which he praised as a treasure trove of opportunities.
Late Kuwaiti Emir Played Key Role in Creating Regional Balance: Rouhani

Late Kuwaiti Emir Played Key Role in Creating Regional Balance: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered condolences over the "heart-breaking" demise of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the late Emir of Kuwait, and praised his “prominent” role in establishing balance and moderation in the region.
Iran's President Lauds Ayatollah Sistani’s Vital Role after Controversy

Iran’s President Lauds Ayatollah Sistani’s Vital Role after Controversy

President Hassan Rouhani has admired senior Iraqi Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani for his major role in creating stability and security in Iraq.
Iran Welcomes Prisoner Swap Deal between Yemen’s Warring Sides

Iran Welcomes Prisoner Swap Deal between Yemen’s Warring Sides

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has welcomed the Houthi Ansarullah Movement’s deal with the Saudi-backed Yemeni government of Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi on swapping prisoners of war, and called on both sides to implement the agreement as soon as possible.
Tehran Rejects Saudi Claim of Busting Iran-Linked Terror Group

Tehran Rejects Saudi Claim of Busting Iran-Linked Terror Group

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has rejected Saudi Arabia’s baseless allegation that it has captured a terrorist group which, Riyadh says, is linked to Iran.
Iran’s Shamkhani Calls for Immediate Expulsion of US from Iraq

Iran’s Shamkhani Calls for Immediate Expulsion of US from Iraq

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has discussed a range of issues with visiting Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein, including the need for the US military to withdraw from Iraq.
US Presence in Iraq to Detriment of Region's Security: Iran President

US Presence in Iraq to Detriment of Region’s Security: Iran President

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran has deplored the detrimental effects of the US military presence on Iraq and other countries, calling on all regional states to pursue the expulsion of American forces from the region.
Iranian, Iraqi FMs Discuss Regional Issues in Tehran

Iranian, Iraqi FMs Discuss Regional Issues in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein have discussed a range of issues pertaining to mutual relations as well as regional and international developments.
Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy for Syria Hold Phone Talks

Iranian Diplomat, UN Envoy for Syria Hold Phone Talks

Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister in special political affairs, has held phone talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen on the latest developments in the Arab country.
Iran-Turkey Flights Resume after 6-Month Hiatus

Iran-Turkey Flights Resume after 6-Month Hiatus

Flights to and from Tehran and Turkey have resumed after a six-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus outbreak.