Trump, UAE attempting to get Russia to break away with Iran

The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting earlier this year between a representative of then-President-elect Donald Trump and a confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin to facilitate backdoor diplomacy between the two sides, a report says

China main customer of Iranian goods

China was the main customer of Iranian goods,Iran's foreign trade record from March 21, 2016 to March 20, 2017 showed.

 

Iran’s crude oil exports hit a record

A Reuter’s survey estimates that Iran’s crude oil production rose by 10,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 3.77 MMbpd (million barrels per day) in March 2017—compared to the previous month

Iran, Latvia to increase scientific and technological cooperation

Iranian deputy minister of science stressed on interest and readiness of Iran and Latvia for developing scientific and technological cooperation during a meeting with the country deputy foreign minister Andrejs Pildegovics

US lawmakers urge caution after Trump orders strikes on Syria

Several members of Congress urged caution after US President Donald Trump ordered a massive missile strike against a Syrian government airbase, saying he needs congressional authority for military action

US military on same side as al-Qaeda, Daesh in Yemen, Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has censured the recent US airstrikes against Syria, saying the United States is fighting on the same side as al-Qaeda and Daesh terrorist groups in Yemen and Syria

US pre-planned strikes aim to impede Syria progress: Iran, Russia

The military brass of Iran and Russia say the pre-planned US missile strikes against a Syrian airfield were a blatant attack on an independent country with the purpose of hindering its recent military gains and boosting the morale of terrorists and their allies.

Iran lobbying world for Syria ‘gas attack’ probe

Through a flurry of contacts with world authorities, the Iranian Foreign Ministry has been promoting a proposal by President Hassan Rouhani for an international, impartial investigation into accusations of a chemical attack in northwestern Syria.

Iran says supports extending oil output cuts

Iran has indicated its support for extending a crucial oil output agreement by world’s biggest producers that helped stabilize prices in markets since its implementation early this year. 

Iran warns neighbors against 'irresponsible policies'

Iran has warned countries behind the ongoing crises in the Middle East, saying the plights they have created could one day bedevil themselves.

Defense Minister Brigadier-General Hossein Dehqan made the remarks in Tehran on Saturday after meeting his Azerbaijani counterpart Colonel General Zakir Hasanov.

Zarif in Central Asia as Iran seeks to fire up economy

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has started touring Central Asia and the Caucasus to boost Iran’s ties with three major countries in the region, especially in the field of economy.

France to tighten security on election day

France has announced plans to further beef up security measures to ensure that no terrorist activities occur on the day of its presidential election later this month.

Boeing to cut more jobs amid faltering profits

US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has announced new involuntary layoffs to reduce costs, one of the company’s many such arrangements this year to save its faltering profits.