Gulf Times - Iran
Call for Iran-US talks in either Iraq or Qatar

Call for Iran-US talks in either Iraq or Qatar

A senior Iranian legislator has called for the United States and Iran to hold talks in Iraq or Qatar to defuse tensions amid a US military build-up in the Gulf.

Trump denies planning to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran

Trump denies planning to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran

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.

Opec in the dark on oil supply as Russia, Iran cut exports

Opec in the dark on oil supply as Russia, Iran cut exports

Opec is in the dark on the oil supply outlook for the second half of this year, with Iranian and Russian outages looking increasingly significant but Saudi Arabia reluctant to pump more due to fears of a price crash ...

Pompeo warns UK over China network role

Pompeo warns UK over China network role

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Britain Wednesday to be cautious about China's role in its 5G network, during a visit to London that also highlighted the old allies' differences on Iran.

Iran threatens uranium enrichment if world powers do not keep promises -Rouhani

Iran threatens uranium enrichment if world powers do not keep promises -Rouhani

Iran will resume high level enrichment of uranium if world powers did not keep their promises under a 2015 nuclear agreement, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, responding to the US withdrawal from the deal a year ago.

US sends naval strike group to Middle East in 'message' to Iran

US sends naval strike group to Middle East in 'message' to Iran

The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday.

Iranian non-oil exports, oil sales must counter US sanctions -Rouhani

Iranian non-oil exports, oil sales must counter US sanctions -Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday Iran should boost non-oil exports and continue oil sales to counter US sanctions, saying Washington was targeting Tehran's hard currency reserves, state television reported

Iran and Pakistan to form joint rapid reaction force at border - Rouhani

Iran and Pakistan to form joint rapid reaction force at border - Rouhani

Iran and Pakistan will form a joint quick reaction force to combat militant activity on their shared border, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday during a televised press conference with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Khamenei appoints new chief for Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Khamenei appoints new chief for Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Iran’s top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the chief commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards, state TV reported on Sunday

Pakistan asks Iran to act on militants behind Baluchistan killings

Pakistan asks Iran to act on militants behind Baluchistan killings

The Baloch insurgents who killed 14 people along Pakistan's coast this week are based in neighbouring Iran, Pakistan's foreign minister said on Saturday, heightening tensions ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip

Iran flood death toll rises to 76

Iran flood death toll rises to 76

Seventy-six people have been killed in Iran by floods in recent weeks, according to a new toll published Sunday with warnings still in place for large swathes of the country.

Iran orders more than 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Iran orders more than 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Authorities ordered tens of thousands of residents of the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as floodwaters entered the capital of oil-rich Khuzestan province ...