President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments until European parties to the pact save it by protecting Iran's economy from US penalties.
A window for rapprochement in the Gulf could be in the offing as the US tones down its rhetoric on Iran pushing Saudi Arabia and the UAE to take a step back.
Bahrain leads the charge in befriending Israel as Gulf nations prioritise the Iranian 'threat' and shove Palestine off the agenda.
Why are Muslim countries in the Gulf silent over the crackdown and abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir?
The Trump administration's campaign against Iran is flying too close to the sun and the UAE sees war as an outcome they don't want, and can't afford.
US President Donald Trump has been taking a more measured approach than other hawks in his cabinet, and it might be paying off.
The trio of countries cited the ongoing blockade as their reason for not attending, as the tournament is left with just five remaining teams.
Oman previously worked behind the scenes to bring Israel and Palestine to the negotiating table, referring to its role as an adviser, not moderator, and will now be the first Gulf monarchy to open an embassy in Ramallah.
US President Donald Trump says his country was "cocked and loaded" to hit three sites in Iran in response to downing of a US drone but he cancelled the attack after being told 150 people would die.
The two archrivals have recently been firing off salvos against each other, increasing tension not only in the Gulf but also around the world.
On the face of it, Shinzo Abe’s visit was a failure, however, by going and speaking to the Iranians the US has established a backdoor channel.
Saudi Arabia says its military intercepted five drones which it claims were launched by the Houthi rebels to target the kingdom.
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