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German firms find Iranian transportation sector appealing

German companies seek to invest in Iran especially in the field of transportation and infrastructure, says former chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.

Saudi-Based Takfirism Main Threat to Region: Iran’s FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed extremist ideologies originating from Saudi Arabia as the major threat that the Middle East is facing.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the New York University (NYU) Center on International Cooperation in New York

Saudi Arabia actively sponsors terrorism, Zarif says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says some in Saudi Arabia are determined to drag the entire Middle East into confrontation.

Iran Not to Let Saudi-Triggered Tensions Ruin Syria Peace Efforts: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reaffirmed the country’s “responsible and constructive” attitude toward regional crises, pledging that Tehran will not allow the tensions provoked by Saudi Arabia to undermine the efforts for the settlement of the crisis in Syria.

Saudi airstrike on Iran embassy in Yemen premeditated act of war: Lawmaker

Saudi Arabia’s airstrike targeting the Iranian embassy in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, was a premeditated state-sponsored act of war which runs counter to all international regulations, says a senior Iranian lawmaker.

Spokesman: Iran seeks de-escalation of tensions

Iran seeks de-escalation of tensions in the region including decrease of tensions with Riyadh, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber-Ansari said on Sunday.
Jaber Ansari

Saudis doomed to lose war of embassies: Spokesman

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said Saudi Arabia's policy of 'war of emabssies' by cutting its ties with Iran and pressuring other countries in doing so will not bear any benefit to the Riyadh regime.

Iran to invest in new overseas refinery project, now in Spain

Iran said on Saturday that it plans to participate in the construction of an oil refinery in Spain in what appears to be a long-term strategy to guarantee its own sales to Madrid.

Int’l law Expert: UN Security Council statement, unilateral

According to international law expert Mostafa Mir-Mohammadi, the UNSC statement was a unilateral move which requires contemplation.

Indonesian envoy to visit Iran, Saudi Arabia with message of peace

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi is to visit Iran and Saudi Arabia as his President’s especial envoy with a message of peace.