The latest news and views about Arab countries
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic is prepared to sit for talks with all countries in the region in order to settle regional problems and issues.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has praised Kuwait’s efforts to establish compromise and understanding among the Persian Gulf states.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has welcomed his Qatari counterpart’s proposal for talks between the Persian Gulf Arab states and Iran.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman condemned unfounded and hackneyed accusations levelled against Tehran in the text of a statement issued at a meeting of heads of state of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has dismissed a call by Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to be included in any possible international talks on Iran.
The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says the country welcomes a political settlement of tensions in the Persian Gulf region, including the row between Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed hope the few regional countries which were counting on Washington to ensure their security would realize the realities on the ground now that US President Donald Trump is leaving office.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the outcome of the presidential election in the United States has sent a message to those regional countries which banked on Washington ensuring their security.
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani has offered his congratulations to the heads of state of Islamic countries on the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), calling for the condemnation of insults to the Prophet of Islam.
The Iranian parliament speaker says a handful of Islamic heads of state have set the precedent of sowing discord in the Muslim world by turning their back on the principle of unity among Muslims.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has delivered a speech to the UN Security Council on the situation in Persian Gulf.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has travelled to Kuwait on behalf of President Hassan Rouhani to offer sympathy to the Kuwaiti nation and government over the demise of the country's former emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has dismissed the claims raised by the foreign minister of the UAE on three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf, saying such “groundless” comments would not change anything about Iran’s sovereignty over the trio islands.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed as hackneyed and groundless the allegations raised in a statement by the self-proclaimed Arab Quartet Committee.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced the United Arab Emirates' recent deal with Israel as a betrayal of both Palestine and the regional states.
President Hassan Rouhani has described the enhancement of strategic ties with the neighbouring states as a top priority in Iran’s foreign policy agenda, saying closer economic cooperation with the neighbours would help overcome the problems.
The Iranian president has reiterated that the Islamic Republic pursues a defence and deterrence strategy which poses no threat to any country in the region, especially Iran’s neighbours.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the stance adopted by the secretary general of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on the Islamic Republic does not reflect the viewpoints of all member states.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, on the trend of bilateral collaborations and regional issues of mutual interest.
Spokesperson for the Iranian government has underlined Tehran’s determination to enhance relations with the neighbouring countries as a main priority, saying Iran would welcome any initiative for the promotion of amity with the other countries, except the US.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi underlined Tehran’s readiness for talks with regional countries, saying there is no other way than dialogue for resolution of differences.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has denounced "unfounded" anti-Iran accusations levelled by the Secretary General of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council about Yemen.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah using a video conference call.
Iran’s defence minister says security in the Persian Gulf will be in the common interest of all regional countries.