Iran sounds out Japan about possible Hassan Rouhani visit: source

National Dec 4, 2019

Iran sounds out Japan about possible Hassan Rouhani visit: source

Iran relayed to Japan on Tuesday its wish for President Hassan Rouhani to visit the country, a source close to bilateral relations has said. Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister for political affairs, serving as a special envoy of the president, relayed the message to ...

U.S. Navy prepares allies to 'protect navigation' in Gulf

World Nov 6, 2019

U.S. Navy prepares allies to 'protect navigation' in Gulf

The United States is training Persian Gulf allies to "protect navigation" in the region's troubled waterways as Washington seeks to build an alliance of friendly nations to contain Iran. The three-week-long U.S. International Maritime Exercise (IMX), which began on Oct. 21, comes after a number ...

Editorials Jul 23, 2019

Tehran ups the ante again

With tensions mounting and ample opportunities for miscalculation, every diplomatic channel must be operating and explored.