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Iran's foreign minister has reiterated Tehran's proposal to sign a non-aggression treaty with the countries in the Persian Gulf region amid ongoing tension which has escalated in recent weeks.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs has sat for talks with the ambassadors of Islamic countries in Tehran ahead of the summit of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which is due to be held in Saudi Arabia.
The United States says countries of the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council have started patrolling in the region amid the US escalation of tensions with Tehran.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has called for emergency meetings of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) and the Arab League, following mysterious “sabotage” attacks on Saudi and Emirati oil tankers as well as drone strikes targeting Saudi oil pumping stations.
A series of undated recordings have been released by an Israeli media outlet, in which two rabbis from a West Bank religious academy can be heard praising slavery, defending Adolf Hitler’s ideology and making racist comments while speaking about Jewish supremacy.
The Iranian president has, in separate messages, congratulated heads of Islamic states on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan.
Al Jazeera TV's political talk show known as “Scenarios”, which is one of the most important political programs in the Arab world, has defied the insistence of certain Arab leaders on using a fake name for the Persian Gulf.
Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa claims Iran will not be allowed to shut the strategic Strait of Hormuz even for one day, warning that if it closes the corridor, it means it is “walking towards the abyss”.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reiterated his call for the establishment of an inclusive regional forum for dialogue among regional states as the only way out of the current multidimensional crises.