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Russia, Iran mull ratification of convention on legal status of Caspian Sea

Moscow and Tehran, in their contacts, are actively getting back to discussing the issue of ratifying the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.

Russia tells US embassy staff to leave by Jan. 31

US Embassy staff who have been in Moscow for more than three years must leave Russia by 31 January 2022, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

Blinken discusses Iran nuclear program with E3

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a meeting with his counterparts from France, Germany and the UK discussed Iran's nuclear program and Russia's military activity near Ukraine, State Department Spokesperson Ned price said.

US delegation met with Taliban representatives in Qatar

A US delegation led by the special representative for Afghanistan, Thomas West, held talks with senior Taliban representatives in Qatar on Monday and Tuesday, the US State Department said.

Congressional Republicans vow to block US sanctions relief for Iran

A group of 25 Republican members of Congress wrote a letter to US President Joe Biden this week pledging to block any sanctions relief for Iran, as negotiators meet in Austria’s Vienna to try to reach an agreement on the nuclear deal.

Senior Emirati official says UAE to send delegation to Iran soon

A senior Emirati official said on Tuesday the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would soon send a delegation to Iran as part of efforts to improve ties with rival Tehran.

Final results show Moqtada al-Sadr wins big in Iraq election

Iraqi Populist Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's movement secured the biggest number of seats in parliament, winning 73 seats, according to final results announced by the electoral commission on Tuesday.
Iran Puts Several US officials on Sanctions List

Iran paying reparations to families of Ukrainian plane crash victims

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has issued a statement regarding measures the Islamic Republic has taken to appease the families of people who died in the Ukrainian plane crash over Tehran in early 2020.

Aoun: Lebanon wants ‘best relations’ with Saudi Arabia

Lebanese President Michel Aoun says Beirut wants the “best relations” with Saudi Arabia and other regional countries amid an ongoing diplomatic rift with the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC).

6 killed, dozens injured in Turkey heavy storms

At least six people, including a foreign national, died and dozens more were injured on Monday after heavy storms hit Turkey's largest city of Istanbul and its surrounding regions.