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Omani leader Sultan Qaboos bin Said (right) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sit during a welcome ceremony in Muscat on March 12, 2014. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Mahjoub)
May 26, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The deal will institutionalize and promote relations between Muscat and Tehran.
Obama's foreign policy
May 26, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Obama's foreign policy "seems to be hinged more on reimagining old and tired foes than on addressing complex challenges."
Smoke billows following an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on an army arms depot, now under Shiite Houthi rebel control on May 22, 2015 east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
May 26, 2015 - 07:45 GMT
A rocket attack near the Iranian embassy violated international obligations for diplomatic immunity of embassy staff.
Iranian Army's special forces march past during the Army Day parade in Tehran on April 18, 2013. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 15:23 GMT
Iran said its army will need more funding to address the growing threat of Daesh on its borders.
Iran's Volleyball Federation announced
May 21, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iran's Volleyball Federation announced "efforts" to allow female fans to take part in volleyball matches.
The meeting started in the Austrian capital city Wednesday. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2015 - 19:26 GMT
The meeting started in the Austrian capital city Wednesday.
Iranian American Jason Rezaian, journalist for The Washington Post, will likely face trial next Tuesday in the Revolutionary Court. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2015 - 09:54 GMT
Iranian American Jason Rezaian, journalist for The Washington Post, will likely face trial next Tuesday in the Revolutionary Court.
An Israeli NGO said Monday that 94 percent of Israel's investigations into attacks on Palestinians by Jewish settlers ended without indictments. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
An Israeli NGO said Monday that 94 percent of Israel's investigations into attacks on Palestinians by Jewish settlers ended without indictments.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a meeting at the parliament, the Knesset, in Jerusalem, on May 13, 2015, to vote on a bill to increase the number of ministers permitted. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
May 18, 2015 - 14:39 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged others who do not support the Iran nuclear deal to stop the plan before its too late.
A meeting at the P5+1 talks with Iran at UN headquarters in Vienna, on July 3, 2014. (AFP/Joe Klamar)
May 14, 2015 - 14:29 GMT
Representatives from the P5+1 member countries have started the third day of nuclear talks in Vienna.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard participates in a military drill in the Strait of Hormuz near southern Iran, February 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 13, 2015 - 12:18 GMT
A White House spokesperson said the US was monitoring an Iranian cargo ship bound for Yemen. Iranian authorities said no inspection would be authorised of the ship, amid escalating tensions.