Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Arab Countries

Iran to Resume Trade with Arab States in Compliance with Health Protocols

Iran says it has agreed with five Arab nations to resume business relations while adhering to health protocols and enforcing them at the borders.

Riyadh Left Alone by Arab Allies in Anti-Iran Campaign: Analyst  

A senior political analyst says Saudi Arabia has been left high and dry by most of its Arab allies in its campaign against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Civilians to Inhabit Persian Gulf Islands Under Aegis of IRGC

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has devised plans to establish residential areas for civilians on the small islands of the Persian Gulf upon an order by Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the IRGC Navy chief says.

Cooperation Key to Ensuring Regional Security, Rouhani Tells Kuwaiti Emir

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the regional countries have no choice but to cooperate to ensure the security of the region.

First Batch of Stranded Bahrainis Repatriated from Iran

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the first group of Bahraini citizens who had been stranded in Iran following the outbreak of coronavirus has returned home under the auspices of the Sultanate of Oman.

Iran Dismisses Hackneyed Statement of Arab Quartet Committee

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has rejected the hackneyed and groundless allegations against Iran raised in the most recent statement of the self-proclaimed Arab Quartet Committee.

FM Zarif Calls for Regional Cooperation to Rein in Coronavirus

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on regional countries to cooperate in order to contain the deadly COVID-19.

Qatar to Become First PG Arab State to Operate Submarines

Qatar is reportedly expected to acquire submarines from Italy and turn into the first Persian Gulf Arab country to operate those watercrafts.

Tehran Still Ready to Mend Ties with Riyadh Despite ‘Foolish’ Moves

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the Islamic Republic believes cooperation among regional states is the only way out of the current tensions and crisis, and that Tehran is still prepared for talks with Saudis despite their foolish moves.

Iran Says Open to Dialogue with Neighbours after Saudi Signal for Talks

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed the country’s readiness for talks with the neighbours to serve the regional interests after his Saudi counterpart said Riyadh was open to dialogue with Tehran.

‘IRGC Missile Attacks on US Show Iran’s Power to Regional States’

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the recent missile attacks by the IRGC against a US base in Iraq proved Tehran's might to the regional countries.

Iran Ready to Take New Steps for Enhanced Ties with All Neighbours: President

Iran's president says the country welcomes further development of relations with its neighbours, especially Qatar, and is pleased it has had close relations with the Arab country in recent years.

Emir of Qatar in Iran for Talks

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Hamad Al Thani has arrived in the Iranian capital of Tehran to hold talks with the country’s top officials.

Sultan Qaboos of Oman Dies at 79

Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, the longest-serving Arab ruler and the king of the Sultanate of Oman, has passed away at the age of 79.

Iran Still Anchor of Peace for Regional States: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country still calls on regional states to join hands and promote peace, despite its promise to take revenge from the US for assassinating senior commander General Qassem Soleimani.

Kuwait Reaffirms Respect for Iran’s Sovereignty after Controversy

Deputy Foreign Minister of Kuwait Khaled Al-Jarallah has highlighted the Arab country’s respect for Iran’s sovereignty and territorial integrity after speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly held a controversial meeting with an anti-Iran separatist group.

Iran to Host Conference on ‘HOPE’ Initiative

The Iranian capital of Tehran is scheduled to host an international conference on the country’s peace initiative known as ‘Hormuz Peace Endeavor (HOPE)’ in January.

Iran Summons Kuwaiti Envoy over Meeting with Separatist Element

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned Kuwaiti chargé d'affaires to Tehran in protest at the meeting of some Kuwaiti officials with the representative of a terrorist and separatist group as well as an anti-Iran gathering held in the Arab country.

‘Iran-China-Russia Drills Show Commitment to Secure Waterways’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the ongoing naval drills between Iran, Russia, and China indicate “our broader commitment” to secure vital waterways.

Zarif Holds Phone Talks with Kuwaiti PM, FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held separate phone conversations with Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah and Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah.

‘Regional Multilateralism to Better Serve Peace and Security in Middle East’

Senior analyst Kayhan Barzegar argues that states in the Middle East should drop conventional “ Up to Bottom” Western-style multilateralism and begin to adopt their own independent approach vis-à-vis multilateral practices.

Iran Urges Collective Cooperation to Tackle Regional Security Challenges

A senior Iranian official says terrorism, extremism and the presence of foreign forces are the major threats to the region.

Zarif Urges Regional States to Try Hormuz Peace Endeavour

Iran’s foreign minister has called on other countries, especially Iran’s Arab neighbours, to put to the test the Hormuz Peace Endeavour (HOPE) initiative proposed by Tehran.

Iran Urges Regional States to Change Course for Better Future

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on regional governments to seize the chance and embrace Iran's HOPE initiative in order to build a better future for next generations.

Iran Rejects ‘Hackneyed’ Allegations in PGCC Summit’s Communique

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has denounced the baseless allegations levelled against Tehran in the final statement of the 40th summit of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council.

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