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  • Malaysian and Iranian foreign ministers Today 00:34

    UAE foreign minister invites Amir Abdollahian to visit Abu Dhabi

    Malaysia predicts Iran-Saudi rapprochement will reinforce peace in West Asia

    TEHRAN – Malaysian Foreign Minister Zambry Abdul Kadir on Sunday praised a deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia to restore diplomatic ties, saying it will help promote peace and stability in West Asia.

  • Saudi and Iranian chief diplomats 2023-03-25 23:16

    Iranian, Saudi foreign ministers hold phone talks, discuss ways to restore ties

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister and his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan have held a telephone conversation discussing steps to put the ties between their respective countries back on track.

  • Ex-Italian diplomat Marco Carnelos 2023-03-25 21:20

    China’s success in helping end Iran-Saudi rift won’t lead US to review mindset

    US has learned nothing from sad chapter of 21st-century history: ex-Italian diplomat  

    TEHRAN - A former Italian diplomat says the United States has failed to learn from the sad stories of the 21st century.

  • China emerging as global deal broker 2023-03-18 21:47

    China emerging as a flexible peacemaker in West Asia: Foreign Affairs

    TEHRAN - In a commentary published on March 15, Foreign Affairs analyzes how China has emerged as “flexible peacemaker” in West Asia (Middle East). 

  • Ayatollah Khamenei calls for rebuilding health network 2023-03-18 21:45

    By Faramarz Kuhpayeh 

    The Prudence of Ayatollah Khamenei

    Why negotiation with U.S. not a solution to Iran problems?

    TEHRAN – The Chinese-brokered deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia once again drew the attention to a vivid description by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution of U.S. negotiating principles.

  • Shamkhani 2023-03-18 21:11

    Iran’s top security official to visit Iraq

    TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, is set to travel to Iraq, after visiting China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • Syrian President Bashar Assad 2023-03-17 20:04

    Assad hails Iran-Saudi deal as ‘wonderful surprise’

    TEHRAN – Syrian President Bashar Assad has welcomed a Chinese-brokered deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia to restore their diplomatic relations, saying the deal is a “wonderful surprise.”

  • Iranian newspapers 2023-03-15 22:10

    A few points regarding ties between Iran and S. Arabia

    While it was said that Saudi Arabia is preparing to normalize relations with Israel, the sudden change of the playing field from Tel Aviv-Riyadh to Tehran-Riyadh was surprising.

  • Ali Shamkhani and Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed 2023-03-15 22:06

    By Mehran Shamsuddin

    Next stop: Abu Dhabi

    Iran’s Shamkhani due in UAE 

    TERHAN – The next stop of the Iran-Arab normalization train was announced on Wednesday. Iranian media said the country’s top security official will arrive in Abu Dhabi on Thursday after hammering out a historic deal with Saudi Arabia.

  • Enayati 2023-03-15 21:37

    If Iran invited to China-PGCC meeting, Tehran will seriously consider it: diplomat

    TEHRAN – A Foreign Ministry official says if Iran is invited to a joint China-Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGGC) meeting, the Islamic Republic will “seriously” study it, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Iran - Saudi Arabia 2023-03-15 19:23

    By Ehsan Etesam

    Is the United States being isolated?

    TEHRAN – Despite all the doubts, buts and ifs that are hovering around, the recent agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia is considered by many as a significant diplomatic achievement not just for the two sides, but also for the entire region.

  • Iran - Saudi Arabia 2023-03-14 21:57

    By Batoul Sbeity

    Indicators of where the Chinese brokered Iranian-Saudi Arabian deal is heading

    The Chinese brokered deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia to resume diplomatic ties holds the prospect of the U.S. coming to a point of recognition of the regional power balance, that has been shifting in favour of the resistance axis in West Asia, spearheaded by Iran, for a long time now. This deal may therefore be the preliminary introduction to a larger deal pertaining to U.S.-Iranian relations through the nuclear negotiations.

  • Yemen war 2023-03-14 21:52

    The end of Yemen war on horizon but pains will remain

    On Monday, the National Salvation government officials in Yemen announced the end of the war in the country, which may be one of the most important pieces of news of these days, but it was lost in the piles of news.

  • China brokered agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia 2023-03-14 11:24

    By Martin Love

    If a World War, pushed by U.S., is avoided, real multipolarity and much less conflict is ahead

    Few developments are as positive for the Middle East and the Global South than the agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to reestablish diplomatic relations. And better still is that the Chinese, after long discussions between the two countries with Chinese help, brokered the deal.

  • Iranian newspapers 2023-03-13 22:41

    Iran-Saudi deal has 5 messages for enemies and friends

    Resalat writes the agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to resume relations has 5 special messages for friends and enemies of the Islamic Republic:

  • Bilgehan Alagoz 2023-03-13 22:10

    By Payman Yazdani

    Iran-Saudi rapprochement matter of US, Europe concern: Turkish expert

    TEHRAN - Dr. Bilgehan Alagoz says Iran and Saudi Arabia have engaged in a win-win diplomacy, noting their rapprochement is a matter of American and European concern.

  • Kanaani 2023-03-13 21:10

    Arrangements afoot for Tehran-Riyadh ministerial meeting, Iran says

    TEHRAN- Following a recent agreement on the restoration of diplomatic relations between the two countries, plans are being made for a meeting between the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia, according to Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani.

  • Saudi FM 2023-03-13 21:10

    Saudi FM hopes to meet his Iranian counterpart soon

    TEHRAN- Following an agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to reestablish diplomatic ties, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah has emphasized the shared aim of both nations to “resolve conflicts via communication and conversation.”

  • Iranian newspapers 2023-03-12 21:13

    Tehran-Riyadh-Beijing message to U.S.

    The region must be safe for Chinese business. It is for some time that Saudi Arabia has also been trying to distance itself from the U.S. and adopt a foreign policy independent of the U.S., Arman-e-Melli writes in its editorial.

  • Foreign Ministry 2023-03-12 20:56

    Renewing ties with Riyadh shows Iran’s commitment to advance regional interests: Foreign Ministry

    TEHRAN- An agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to renew diplomatic ties, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry, is evidence of the Islamic Republic’s determination to safeguard the rights of Iranians, Muslim nations, and friendly countries in the West Asian region.

  • Netanyahu 2023-03-12 20:55

    Tehran-Riyadh detente disrupts Netanyahu’s plans: report

    Ex-Israel PM says Saudi-Iran deal is a fatal blow to Israel

    TEHRAN- The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suffered a significant setback as a result of the rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia, The Associated Press said in a commentary on Saturday.

  • Safavi 2023-03-12 20:48

    Persian Gulf enters post-American era with Iran-Saudi pact: Leader advisor

    TEHRAN – A senior military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution has asserted that the Persian Gulf region has reached a post-U.S. epoch as a result of a pact between Iran and Saudi Arabia to resume diplomatic relations overseen by China.

  • New chapter in diplomacy 2023-03-12 20:45

    By Mehran Shamsuddin

    New chapter in diplomacy

    TEHRAN – In recent weeks, Iran stepped up its diplomatic efforts in various directions and has so far made many breakthroughs. And there is more to achieve.

  • Bennett 2023-03-12 16:14

    Saudi-Iran deal is a fatal blow to Israel, says ex-Israel PM

    TEHRAN - Former prime minister Naftali Bennett on Friday harshly criticized the restoration of ties between Saudi Arabia and Iran, saying it represented the failure of Israeli efforts to create a regional alliance against Tehran.

  • Iran - Saudi Arabia 2023-03-11 21:20

    Officials embrace Tehran-Riyadh rapprochement

    TEHRAN- The reconciliation between Iran and Saudi Arabia, two regional powerhouses who on Friday agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations after a seven-year hiatus, has been enthusiastically greeted by certain Iranian and foreign officials as well as bodies.

  • Iran, Saudi Arabia 2023-03-11 21:14

    One agreement and seven achievements

    By Mohammad Sarfi

    The agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Saudi Arabia to resume bilateral relations after seven years is tangible and analyzable from various aspects.

  • Tehran papers 2023-03-11 21:12

    Regional agreement without the sheriff

    The Sobh-e-Now newspaper refers to the resumption of relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia and writes: The resumption of relations between Tehran and Riyadh is being done while former and current prime ministers of Iraq such as Adil Abdul Mahdi, Mustafa al-Kazemi, and Shia al-Sudani had visited Tehran and Riyadh to finalize it.

  • Iran-Saudi relations 2023-03-11 21:07

    By Sadegh Fereydounabadi

    Who won, who lost?

    Iran-Saudi deal unleashes wave of optimism

    TEHRAN – In a surprise deal that put an end to seven years of tensions, Iran and Saudi Arabia agreed to patch up their ties. The deal had many winners and losers. 

  • Iran, Saudi Arabia agree to restore diplomatic ties 2023-03-10 15:37

    By Mehran Shamsuddin

    Positive but with caution 

    Iran, Saudi Arabia agree to restore diplomatic ties

    TEHRAN – In a surprise announcement on Friday, Iran and Saudi Arabia announced that they would restore diplomatic ties under a Chinese-brokered deal in a maximum of two months.

  • هندبال ساحلی آسیا - اندونزی 2023-03-10 14:53

    Iran start 2023 Asian Beach Handball Championship on high

    TEHRAN – Iran beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 at the opening match of the 9th Asian Men’s Beach Handball Championship on Friday.