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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.

Why Saudis Need to Rethink Their Policies

It’s no secret that Saudi Arabia is in deep social and political troubles, both internally and externally. For the past decades, the family has been leading an absolutely pre-medieval society to become a rich and glamorous petroleum-smelling society with sky-scrapers and fancy cars. Yet, the structure and norms of the society remain unchanged.
King Salman

14 reasons why Saudi Arabia is a failed Mideast power

Saudi Arabia started 2016 shamefully by carrying out its largest mass execution since 1980, putting 47 men to death on Jan. 2. Among them were at least four prominent Shia activists, including a leader of the kingdom's Shia minority, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. The killings have spurred a new round of tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the two regional powers.

Terrorism, Extremism Region’s Main Problems: Iran’s Deputy FM

Iran’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi described terrorism and extremism as the major issues facing the region.

Iran won’t be checkmated by the Saudis

A closer look at Iran's foreign policy over the past three decades shows one delicate point: adventurism has no place in Iran's foreign policy, reads an article on Asr-e Iran website.

Senior cleric describes embassy attack as wrong move

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi, a Shiite source of emulation, has rejected as inappropriate the storming of the Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran following the execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

PART TWO: Iran’s role in and contribution to the war on terror

Iran plays an effective role in international efforts to fight terrorism and its presence is a must, said Jean-Pierre Raffarin, a former French premier.

Iran calls off Major Hajj

The spokesman of parliament's Judicial and Legal Affairs Committee has said Major Hajj has been cancelled due to the severance of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.