Posts Tagged ‘regional’

HOPE initiative aimed at reducing regional tensions: Senior diplomat

Press TV – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi says Tehran’s proposed plan for ensuring security in the Persian Gulf aims to reduce tensions in the strategic region. Araqchi said in a meeting with visiting Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah on Thursday that a constructive approach to the initiative — known […]

Regional coalitions capable of ensuring sustainable security: Shamkhani

MNA – Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on Monday that regional coalitions are able to provide a stable security in the region without interference of trans-regional powers. In a meeting with the Omani foreign minister Yusuf bin Alawi, in Tehran, Shamkhani underlined that “the only coalition which is practical in […]

3 countries said ‘yes’ to Iran’s regional security initiative: FM spox

MNA – A number of countries are reviewing Iran’s peace initiative for the Persian Gulf, while three others have already responded positively to it, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Monday. Speaking at a weekly press conference on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi censured the idea of a US-led maritime coalition in the […]

IRGC advises certain regional countries to end their hostilities

MNA – A ranking IRGC commander recommended certain regional countries to end their hostilities towards the Iranian nation. “During recent unrest, some of our neighbors displayed hostile behavior contrary to the spirit of Islam and neighborliness; we recommend neighbors to repent and abandon their hostile measures,” Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) […]

Iran’s approach is to boost regional ties: Shamkhani

Underlining the significance of Pakistan for Iran as a neighbor, Shamkhani called for expansion of defense, security, and economic ties between Tehran and Islamabad in a bid to provide regional security. He also urged Islamic countries to increase pressure on Saudi Arabia to prevent it from sowing insecurity and violating human rights in Yemen. The Pakistani […]

Yemeni Coastguards Seize Saudi Ship, Two Others in Yemen’s Regional Waters – Statement

Yemen’s Coastguards issued a statement that explained the incident of detaining three ships off the Red Sea inside the country’s regional waters. The statement read the following: – Three ships were seized, one is Saudi ‘Rabegh 3” 3 miles away of the Yemeni ‘Uqban Island as they entered Yemen’s regional waters without an earlier notice […]

Rouhani: Israel lobbies, reactionary regional pressures pushed Trump to quit JCPOA

IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said based on their own sayings, Israel and Saudi Arabia made US President Donald Trump decide to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Rouhani made the remarks addressing Kerman administrative council meeting on Tuesday. No one in the world is now […]

Asia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): The RCEP Train Left the Station, and India, Behind

A pan-Asia high-speed train has left the station – and India – behind. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which would have been the largest free trade deal in the world, was not signed in Bangkok. It will probably be signed next year in Vietnam, assuming New Delhi goes beyond what ASEAN, with diplomatic finesse […]

Leader: US, West spy services inciting unrest in regional states

Press TV – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned that the United States and Western spy services, funded by certain reactionary countries of the region, have been fomenting turmoil and insecurity in other regional states, calling for vigilance against such enemy plots. The Leader made the remarks at the graduation […]

Iranian envoy to Baghdad, Hakim discuss regional issues

MNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi met with Leader of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq Seyyed Ammar al-Hakim on Tuesday, where the two sides conferred on regional affairs. “In my meeting with the Iranian envoy, we discussed mutual ties besides regional issues,” Hakim said, according to Almaalomah. He also thanked Iran for […]

Iranian FM, KRG president hold talks on regional issues

Tasnim – The Iranian foreign minister and the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government discussed the latest regional developments at a meeting in Doha. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and KRG President Nechirvan Barzani met on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference Core Group Meeting in Qatar’s capital on Monday evening. They […]

Iran, Germany discuss regional developments, JCPOA

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of German Parliament Norbert Röttgen reviewed the latest regional developments. During the meeting which was held on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference Core Group Meeting in Doha, Qatar, both sides discussed current situation in Syria, Iran nuclear deal […]

Another regional election defeat for Merkel, as German leader’s party beaten by right-wing AfD

It’s not the first time in 2019 that Germany’s ruling party has taken a hammering in local polls. Merkel’s CDU and its coalition partner, the left-wing Social Democrats (SPD) already saw their formerly safe lead in Saxony and Brandenburg eroded last month by the rise of the AfD. Also on Merkel and allies lose […]

Iran, Serbia discuss regional developments in Baku

IRNA – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred on Wednesday with his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dačić on regional developments. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dačić in Baku on Wednesday on the sidelines of 18th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit of the Heads of State and Government. In the meeting, the […]

Senior MP: Resolving regional disputes possible in absence of Israel, US interference

FNA – Meddling by the trans-regional powers and their regional allies is the main obstacle to the resolution of problems and crises in the Middle East, member of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Seyed Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said. “If Americans and the Zionists don’t interfere and independent countries hold talks with […]

Iran, Sweden discuss bilateral ties, regional issues

IRNA – Swedish deputy foreign minister discussed major regional developments with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran late on Wednesday. Annika Soder who is currently in Tehran to attend the fifth round of Iran-Sweden consultations conferred with Zarif late on Wednesday. Source Article from Related Posts Sweden invests millions to teach migrants […]

Regional Juvenile Detention Center Supervisor Sentenced to Six Months in Jail For Groping Female Inmate

A former supervisor at the Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Casper will serve six months in jail followed five years of probation after admitting that he groped a female inmate while he was working. District Judge Thomas Sullins sentenced John R. Gallagher Friday morning in Natrona County District Court. Gallagher pleaded guilty in August to […]

Regional NSW is running out of water supplies

Communities are facing a tough road ahead. Photo: ABC Parts of regional NSW could run out of water as early as November, with other locations set to follow, as reports predict the “worst-case scenario” for communities with no urgent intervention. Almost a dozen towns across regional New South Wales and southern Queensland are staring down […]

Iran’s suggestion to regional countries for dialog still pending: FM Spox

IRNA – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday that Tehran’s suggestions to the countries of the region for signing a non-aggression agreement is still pending. Saying that the region belongs just to the people of the region and that the region’s security should just be provided by the regional countries, Abbas Mousavi added that […]

Second Ballistic Strike in 24 Hours, Badr 1 Targets Najran Regional Airport

News – Yemen  Rocketry Force of the Army and Popular Committees on Friday targeted Najran Regional Airport by a ballistic missile, Badr 1. It is the second operation in which the army targeted the airport, and the fourth operation targeting the Saudi depth within 24 hours. The Armed forces spokesman Brigadier Yahya Sare’e said in […]

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