When will the volatile Middle East find peace and stability? Is a new situation in the making in the region? Is this new situation going toward peace and stability, or the continuation and increase of tensions? Who are the main actors in the new situation? Iran Daily has conducted an exclusive interview with Iranian diplomat and former ambassador to Turkey, Firouz Dolatabadi, to possibly find answers to these questions. Dolatabadi believes that the region is moving toward more turmoil.
China has been filling the vacuum that the United States is creating in the Middle East, an American newspaper argues, after the Syrian government announced that the Arab country has joined China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
LPG exports from major Middle Eastern producers in 2022 are expected to increase 6.6% from 2021 as competition for the growing Asian markets intensifies amid expanding supply from other producers, led by the US, traders, producers and analysts said.
The Pentagon said Friday it was cutting the number of troops and air defense units deployed to the Middle East, confirming a Wall Street Journal report that eight Patriot batteries were being moved out from the region.
The name of Urmia Biosphere Reserve comes from the name of a lake located in the northwest of Iran. UNESCO has inscribed this natural attraction in its list of the Iranian biosphere reserves. According to the provincial divisions of Iran, the lake is located between northwestern provinces of West Azarbaijan and East Azarbaijan. It is close to the city of Urmia.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif raised the alarm about America’s suspicious moves in the Middle East during talks with his Qatari counterpart, warning that the United States bears responsibility for the consequences of any adventurism.
The secretary-general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement called Israel the greatest threat to peace and security in the Middle East region, warning against mischievous plots being hatched by the Tel Aviv regime.
Anger is boiling in the Middle East and elsewhere over a recent agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to normalize diplomatic relations, with Palestinian leaders describing it as a “stab in the back” by an Arab country.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the only viable solution to the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict lies in taking the path of resistance and a popular vote, rather than the US-devised Middle East proposal that seeks to bolster Israeli hold on occupied land at the expense of Palestinian rights.