Iran and China, the two great civilizations in West and East Asia, have enjoyed good, stable and strong relations during history, Tehran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdolahian wrote in an op-ed in the Global Times. Heading a high-level political and economic delegation, the Iranian FM is visiting Beijing at the official invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has criticized former President Donald Trump for the current situation over Iran’s nuclear programme. The top diplomat has called Trump’s move to pull Washington out of the Iran nuclear dal as ”one of the worst decisions made in recent American foreign policy”.
Washington imposing sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin would be an "over-the-top" measure, comparable to breaking off relations, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
A general strike by public transportation and labor unions paralyzed Lebanon Thursday as the country in engulfed in one of the world’s worst economic crises.
Kazakh authorities have detained nearly 1,700 more people for participation in anti-government protests that rocked the country last week.
Negotiators between Tehran and the world powers have just weeks, not months, to reach an agreement on rescuing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the US State Department has announced. Iran has rejected US officials’ remarks about a deadline for reaching an agreement and stressed the country is only after a good agreement.
110 Republican lawmakers have called on the Biden administration to abandon negotiations with Iran aimed at saving the 2015 nuclear deal and impose new sanctions against Tehran, according to a letter sent Wednesday to the US State Department and obtained exclusively by the Washington Free Beacon.
Iranian drama “A Hero”, directed by Asghar Farhadi, has been longlisted in the international feature film category in the 75th British Academy Film Awards.
The collision of two ships near Khamir Port in southern Iran has killed a young man and injured another.
An 80-year-old Palestinian man has died in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah after being arrested and beaten in handcuffs by Israeli forces.
The US government silently abandoned an eastern Mediterranean pipeline project that would carry Israeli gas through Cyprus to Europe this week by submitting a non-paper to Athens explaining its reasons, according to a report by Middle East Eye.
Yemen has lambasted the Saudi-led military coalition for using footage of an a documentary on the US invasion of Iraq to accuse the country’s armed forces of stockpiling ballistic missiles in the besieged Red Sea port city of Hudaydah.
Russia has staged live-fire exercises involving troops and tanks near the Ukrainian border. It comes as Russian and the US negotiators gave no sign of narrowing their differences in briefings after the recent talks in Switzerland.
A Lebanese judge has issued a travel ban against Central Bank Governor over a lawsuit accusing him of financial misconduct.
Azerbaijan Republic and Armenia reported clashes on their border Tuesday that killed one Azeri force and three Armenian troops, the latest skirmish following a 2020 war between the two rivals
A senior leader of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (known as Pakistan Taliban or TTP) has been killed in eastern Afghanistan, a Pakistani security official says.
The Kremlin spokesperson says Moscow was not optimistic after a first round of talks with the United States on the Ukraine crisis. Dmitry Peskov added Russia would not allow its demands for security guarantees from the west to become mired in tortuous negotiations.
China's imports of crude oil from Iran last year hit a record high since the US re-imposed sanctions on Tehran in 2018 with the aim of bringing the country's oil sales down to zero, Bloomberg reported.
Acting Afghanistan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi says the new government is exercising power over the whole country, and the Islamic Emirate-led government will not pose a threat to any country in the world.