Moqaddam said that Chinese banks are investigating a plan to finance Iranian projects at three times the amount of money Iran has in China (image: on file).
April 19, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Abbas Sheri Moqaddam has said that China has so far invested €20 billion in the country’s oil industry.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government.
The Iraqi prime minister said that everything
April 17, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has welcomed help from Iran in the fight against Daesh (ISIS), but has warned the country to respect Baghdad's sovereignty.
The UN boss says he is trying to find a new representative to deploy to Yemen. (AFP/File)
April 17, 2015 - 07:08 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called for an immediate stop to fighting in Yemen and is urging a political solution as the best way to stop to violence.
Even assuming a conclusion of a nuclear agreement in June, it would take a while for its economic impact to be felt on the ground.
April 16, 2015 - 19:51 GMT
The economic implications of lifting the sanctions would be enormous for Iran but it would take about a year to be felt in full and growth could accelerate from around 3 per cent in fiscal year 2015-16.
Saud al-Faisal said the country's judiciary would invest the case. (AFP)
April 16, 2015 - 17:57 GMT
Saudi Arabia has said two Saudi officers responsible for the sexual abuse of two teenage Iranian girls at Jeddah airport would receive the maximum penalty.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a ceremony marking the Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 15, 2015 at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. (AFP/Gil Cohen-Magen)
April 16, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
At a ceremony commemorating the mass killing of Jews during World War II, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu compared Iran to Nazi Germany.
Last month's talks overran but a framework was eventually reached. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 12:55 GMT
A new round of nuclear talks between major world powers and Iran will take place next week, the European Union has announced.
Ali Abdullah Saleh served as Yemen's President from 1990 to 2012. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 11:10 GMT
Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has allegedly requested safe passage out of the country for him and his family.
if things go well, that the six powers and Iran will sign a final agreement on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme (image: on flle)
April 16, 2015 - 08:50 GMT
The world — and the Arabian Gulf in particular — is awaiting a significant event less than three months from now that will have geopolitical and economic ramifications
In resource-scarce Yemen, the Saudi campaign's blockade on airspace and sea ports and strained significantly the flow of foodstuffs and medical supplies from entering the country, further escalating international concern for the humanitarian crisis unfolding amid the fighting. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 07:12 GMT
In escalating tension between the rival nations, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made a fresh call for Saudi to 'halt immediately' its air campaign against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen.