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Iran Armed Forces General Dismisses Trump’s Threat 29 Apr 2020

Iran Armed Forces General Dismisses Trump’s Threat

A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces dismissed recent comments of the US president about a naval confrontation with Iran.

Lavrov: West exacerbates tensions in Persian Gulf 30 Dec 2019

Lavrov: West exacerbates tensions in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Iran News) – In a meeting with Mohammad Javad Zarif, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the West is artificially fuelling tensions in the Persian Gulf. In May, the US sent its aircraft carrier strike group to the Middle East citing an unspecified Iranian “threat” to US interests in the region. Since then, […]

Regional disputes can be settled possible if US and its allies let 21 Oct 2019

Regional disputes can be settled possible if US and its allies let

TEHRAN (Iran News) – An Iranian lawmaker said that it is possible to arrive at a political solution for regional disputes, provided that other regional states take practical steps and US and Israeli regime stop meddling. “Positive messages that have been conveyed to the Islamic Republic from some regional countries such as the UAE and […]

Shamkhani: Iran will Respond to Oil Tanker Attack 16 Oct 2019

Shamkhani: Iran will Respond to Oil Tanker Attack

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani warned the parties behind a recent attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea that they will be given a response that would make them regret the move. In a meeting with Russian President’s Special Envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev […]

Saudi elites back Tehran-Riyadh de-escalation efforts 16 Oct 2019

Saudi elites back Tehran-Riyadh de-escalation efforts

TEHRAN (Iran news) – Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, argues that there’s a prevailing spirit of deescalating tensions with Iran among the Saudi elites. Speaking with ISNA on Tuesday, Falahatpisheh said Iran has been in favor of dialogue with Saudi Arabia for years and it was the […]

Senior UAE official in Tehran on unannounced mission 15 Oct 2019

Senior UAE official in Tehran on unannounced mission

National Security Adviser of the United Arab Emirates Tahnoun bin Zayed has paid a visit to Tehran on an undisclosed mission meant to defuse tensions in the Persian Gulf, a senior security source in the UAE told London-based news outlet the Middle East Eye (MEE). MEE contacted the UAE Embassy media office in London, but […]

Pakistan Seeking to Prevent Iran-Saudi Conflict: Imran Khan 13 Oct 2019

Pakistan Seeking to Prevent Iran-Saudi Conflict: Imran Khan

Iran-Saudi Conflict Speaking to reporters at a joint press conference with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Sunday, Khan said the main reason for his trip to Iran was reducing recent tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Iran News quotes the reports about Pakistan attempts to prevent Iran-Saudi Conflict. “The main reason for my […]

Iran Welcomes Efforts to Mediate Talks with Saudis 12 Oct 2019

Iran Welcomes Efforts to Mediate Talks with Saudis

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran welcomes efforts by intermediaries to mediate talks with Saudis. “We’ve always been open to discussing anything with Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is our neighbor. We’re going to be here together permanently,” Mohammad Javad Zarif told Turkey’s TRT World about talks with Saudis. “We […]