The Trump administration is engaged in intensive talks to persuade its European, Asian, and Middle Eastern allies to go along with US sanctions on Iran in a bid to increase pressure on Tehran, but it has yet to convince Turkey, a very important player in the region, to comply with its decision.
An Indian daily has written in an article that Iran is surprisingly different from what the West is trying to introduce to the world as part of its propaganda campaign.
An Iranian newspaper says the US aims to destroy the European Union, and Trump is the flag bearer of the collapse of the bloc.
The Europeans have reportedly put forward a ludicrous proposal on buying Iran’s crude oil as part of their efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.
A leading Arab commentator says Saudi Arabia is planning to lay a siege on Iran, but it will definitely fail to do that even if supported by the US.
Analysts believe the US is unlikely to become strict with Iran before the by-elections of the US Congress in November given the dire consequences of a possible hike in oil prices.
A senior Iranian military official has underlined the need for closer cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad to ensure security and tranquility in the region, particularly the common borders.
An Arab news website says the US President’s bid to halt Iran’s oil exports are mainly aimed at salvaging Saudi Arabia’s sluggish economy.
A London-based pan-Arab paper says Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu who visited Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin left the country with empty hands.
A political analyst says the Democrats are likely to emerge victorious in the upcoming election of the US Congress, but even so, Iran will have the same problems with the Democrats as with the Republicans.