Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

US sanctions against Iranian leadership to close path of diplomacy with Iran – Ministry

by BERNAMA / pic by AFP
MOSCOW – The latest United States (US) sanctions against Iranian leadership will forever close the path of diplomacy with ...

Damaged tankers reach safe waters after Gulf attacks

by AFP / pic by AFP PHOTO
Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf ...

Iran tensions overshadow Mecca summits

DUBAI • Regional heavyweight Saudi Arabia hosts Islamic, Arab and Gulf summits this week as tensions between Iran and the US raise fears of military ...

Iran does not believe in mediation with the US

TEHRAN • Iran’s Foreign Ministry yesterday insisted it did not currently see the need for mediation with the US, as it played down the chances of a ...

Trump says he’s not looking to topple Iranian leadership

DUBAI • US President Donald Trump said he isn’t pursuing regime change in Iran, but aims to keep it from developing nuclear weapons, in an apparent effort ...

Oil tankers ‘sabotaged’ as tensions soar

Trump warns that Iran will ‘suffer greatly’ if it is to ‘do anything’ to threaten US interests
FUJAIRAH • Four ships, including two Saudi oil tankers, ...

Pompeo scraps Moscow stop to talk Iran with European allies

BERLIN • US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo (picture) made a surprise visit to Brussels yesterday, just as European Union (EU) foreign ministers are ...

Saudi Arabia oil tankers hit by ‘sabotage attacks’

Minister says 2 tankers suffer ‘significant damage’, but there are no casualties or oil spills
FUJAIRAH • Saudi Arabia said yesterday two of its oil ...

Iran’s ‘resistance economy’ is kicking in

By ESFANDYAR BATMANGHELIDJ / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Farzaneh Sharafbafi, the first-ever female CEO of Iran Air, has just lost her job, a victim of US ...

More foreign outflow risks M’sian capital markets amid rising US-Iran tensions

By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Escalating tensions between the US and Iran are placing Malaysian capital markets at risk of further foreign ...

Trump moves to strangle Iran economy as nuclear deal withers

The US deployed an aircraft carrier strike group and nuclear-capable bombers to the region, and accused Iran of ‘imminent’ attacks
WASHINGTON • US ...

Vitol expects oil to rally as OPEC, Venezuela cause shortage

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The world’s largest energy trader said oil prices are set to rally further as OPEC output cuts and American sanctions on Iran and ...