Iran’s coverage: Iran set to export food to Qatar after Persian Gulf states cut ties with Doha

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Iran ready to boost food exports to Qatar

An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic is prepared to increase its food exports to Qatar after the recent rift between Doha and a number of Arab countries, which may influence Qatar’s food market.

 

Iran opens airspace to Qatari flights

An Iranian civil aviation official said Qatari aircraft bound for Europe or Africa can fly over Iran’s territory as of Tuesday, after four regional Arab states decided to suspend diplomatic ties with the Doha government and suspend air transport with Qatar.

 

Iran’s all-out effort to solve Arab crisis

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif talked on the phone with a number of his counterparts on the latest developments in the region, particularly the ongoing crisis in the Persian Gulf Arab states.

 

Kerry: Imposing new sanctions on Iran could be dangerous

Former Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the Iran nuclear deal could hold even if President Donald Trump pulls out but he warned that imposing new economic sanctions against Tehran could be dangerous.

Navy to stage 25 drills by March 2018

Commander of Iran’s Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tue. that up to 25 naval exercises have been planned to be staged by March 2018.

 

Iran’s GDP growth estimated at 4% in 2017: WB

In its latest report, the World Bank (WB) predicted a four-percent growth for Iran’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017.

 

Iran attends Asia Media Summit 2017

Iran participated in the 14th edition of Asia Media Summit (AMS) which kicked off today in Qingdao city, eastern China.

 

Official: Iran can take opportunity to invest in Qatari market

Head of Iran’s Exports Confederation Mohammad Lahouti underlined that the cut in Doha’s relations with Saudi Arabia has provided Iran with a unique opportunity for investment in the Arab country.

 

Afghanistan confirms Iran’s participation in upcoming peace summit

Afghanistan Foreign ministry Spokesman Shakib Mostaqni confirmed that senior Iranian officials will attend the upcoming peace summit in Afghanistan.

 

Iran’s Persepolis to face Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli in ACL Quarters

Iranian football club Persepolis was drawn with Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League.