Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the US aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice.
US President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani Saturday met with Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the fifth summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA)
Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas held talks Monday with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as ‘extraordinarily important’ for Europe.
Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday.
Iran has told Opec that it opposes delaying the oil producer group's next meeting, setting the scene for another fight with fellow members as US sanctions put Tehran under unprecedented economic pressure ...
President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a report that he is considering sending 120,000 troops to counter Iran, but didn't rule out deploying ‘a hell of a lot more’ soldiers in the future.