Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Arab Countries

Talks between Iran, GCC to Benefit Whole Region: MP

An Iranian lawmaker maintains that negotiations between Iran and the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) will be in the interest of the entire region and reduce US presence in the Middle East.

Kuwait Not Interested in Following Saudi Policies on Iran: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker says Kuwait is not keen to continue following up Saudi Arabia’s hostile policies towards Iran.

MP Rejects Arab Parliament Chairman’s Anti-Iran Remarks

An Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the baseless claims made by the Chairman of Arab Parliament about Iran’s trio Persian Gulf islands, saying historical documents prove Abu Musa, Greater and Lesser Tunb islands all belong to the Islamic Republic.

Cairo’s Unfriendly Stance on Iran Due to Arab States’ Pressure

A former Egyptian official says the unfriendly approach that Cairo has adopted toward Tehran is due to pressure from certain Arab governments.

Spokesman Rejects UAE’s Claims on Iran’s Interference in Arab World

Iran has dismissed as groundless the recent claims made by the Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs about Tehran’s interference in the internal affairs of Arab countries.

Arab Leaders Criticized for Silence over Trump’s Biased Order

Abdel Bari Atwan, the well-known Arab author and journalist, has taken a swipe at Arab leaders for remaining tight-lipped in the face of US President Trump’s executive order which bans nationals of seven Muslim majority countries from entering America.

Arab League Organising Its Anti-Iran Efforts by Forming Permanent Committee

A number of Iranian lawmakers have harshly criticized the recent move by the Arab League to establish a permanent anti-Iran committee, saying such moves are led by Saudi Arabia and aimed at organising their anti-Iran plots.

Iran’s Power Serves Regional Stability: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the power of the Islamic Republic of Iran is aimed at safeguarding the Middle East’s security and stability.

Iranian and Kuwaiti FMs Hold Talks in Tehran

Foreign Ministers of Iran and Kuwait exchanged views at the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday.

Jordan’s Verbal Attack on Iran Aims to Safeguard Terrorists’ Interests

An Iranian lawmaker believes that Jordan’s support of terrorism is the reason behind the recent anti-Iran statements made by the Arab country’s new Foreign Minister.

Iran’s Foreign Policy Based on Cooperation with Regional Countries: MP

An Iranian lawmaker says Iran has always been ready to support its neighbouring countries, and has based its foreign policy on regional cooperation.

Spokesman Lashes Out at Bahraini FM’s Anti-Iran Claims

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman strongly denounced Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa's "baseless" claims that a standing committee would be established in the Arab League against Iran.

French, Kuwaiti FMs to Visit Iran in Coming Days: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that the foreign ministers of France and Kuwait will pay official visits to Tehran in the coming days.

Iran to Host Conference on Iran-Arab Cultural Dialogue

The first edition of Iran-Arab World Cultural Dialogue Conference will be held in Tehran and Mashhad.

US and Britain’s Clout in Mideast Has Decreased: Kuwaiti Politician

Former Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah referred to the decreasing power of Western countries in the Middle East and highlighted the growing influence of such countries as Iran and Russia.

Carlos Queiroz Once Again Escapes: This Time to Iran!

Some Arab media has referred to the recent resignation of Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach of Iran national football team, as his “escape from Iran”. Now, after his return to Iran, what should be said?

Iran Deplores Certain Arab States for Hosting Israeli Regime’s Diplomats

A senior member of Iranian Parliament condemned certain Arab countries in the Middle East for hosting delegations from the Zionist regime of Israel.

World Shows Mixed Reactions to Assassination of Russian Envoy to Turkey

The Monday night assassination of Russian Ambassador to Ankara, Andrey Karlov, has been followed by diverse reactions in Western and Arab media, some of which are quite surprising.

Britain’s Anti-Iran Stances Aimed at Expanding Its Market in Arab States: Analyst

A senior analyst of British affairs says Iran is a ‘potential’ possibility for Britain, but the recent anti-Iran remarks made by British officials are mainly aimed at pleasing Arab states, which are considered as ‘actual’ targets for London.

Israeli Rabbi Allows Citizens to Burn Arabs!

Amid the raging wildfire in Haifa, a senior Israeli rabbi has permitted citizens to stop, burn, and even shoot Arab arsonists.

Iran Raps PGCC’s ‘Recurring, Baseless’ Allegations

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday shrugged off recent allegations made by the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC).

Arab League Must Stop Saudi Support for Terrorists: Iran

Iran says the Arab League must urge Saudi Arabia to put an end to its killing of civilians in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Bahrain and supporting terrorist groups founded and nurtured by the Saudi regime itself.

Iran Does What Arabs Should Do for Themselves: Lebanese Politician

Wiam Wahhab, a prominent Lebanese politician and the leader of the Lebanese Unification Movement (Arab Tawhid Party) referred to Iran’s influence in the Middle East as what “protects” the image of Arabs, stressing that Tehran is doing what Arab states have failed to do for themselves.

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