UK seeking to ease banking barriers with Iran
Britain is working with its European partners to help ease the impact of banking restrictions on trade with Iran, Business Secretary Sajid Javid said on Wednesday, adding that the UK had signed a deal to simplify the financing of exports.
Report: Yemen’s Houthis, Saudi Arabia exchange prisoners
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement freed a Saudi soldier in exchange for seven detained Yemenis as part of a tribally-mediated agreement, a report said.
Europe set to revive Iran ties
At a meeting on Monday, EU foreign ministers will broach the subject of how the bloc, once Iran’s top trading partner and its second-biggest oil customer, can pursue an agreement on trade, investment and political dialogue with Tehran.
Israeli forces kill three more Palestinians
Israeli military forces shot and killed three Palestinians over alleged shooting and stabbing attacks across the Old City of Beit-ul-Moqaddas as well as the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Trump wins deal another blow to establishment Republicans
Donald Trump has won three more states, Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii, in his bid to be the US Republican White House nomination.
More than 20 indicted over Saudi Embassy attack
Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said that 22 people will soon be sent to court over charges pertaining to damaging the Saudi Embassy in Tehran.
Leader names new representative in major province
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a decree on Wednesday appointed Hojatoleslam Seyyed Ahmad Alamolhoda as his new representative in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi.
Iran test-fires two more ballistic missiles
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) successfully test-fired two ballistic missiles in line with the country’s defense doctrine.
Russian media: No hurdle to S-300 delivery to Iran
There is no obstacle in the way of delivering Russia’s S-300 anti-missile defense system to Iran, Russian media reported Wednesday.
Iran calls for Muslims’ unity to counter terrorism
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the need for unity among Muslims to counter terrorism and extremism.