Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.
Poland's largest oil refiner PKN Orlen has delivered a gas condensate cargo of Iranian origin for its Mazeikiai refinery in Lithuania, traders said.
It's not clear if PKN has violated international sanc
The Indian government plans to establish a urea plant in Iran for long-term imports of the fertiliser to India, a senior government official said.
"In order to ensure long term availability of urea in the country, the governm
Iran's foreign ministry summoned the Saudi charge d'affaires on Friday to protest Riyadh's interception of two Iranian planes carrying humanitarian aid to Yemen, the Students News Agency ISNA reported.
ISNA said two Ir
Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) should prepare for extra Iranian crude production when Western sanctions on Tehran are lifted, Iran's oil minister was quoted by state news agency IRNA as saying.
Iran's deputy foreign minister said he was optimistic that a ceasefire in the Yemen conflict would be announced later on Tuesday, the Iranian Tasnim news agency reported.
Iran has consistently called for a halt to Saudi-led ai
Lifting sanctions on Iran's oil industry could significantly change the outlook for oil supply and prices, the head of the US Energy Information Administration told US legislators.
"If and when sanctions are lifted, EIA
Iran's foreign minister on Friday submitted a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon outlining a four-point peace plan for Yemen, where Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have been targeted for three weeks by Saudi-led air strikes.
World powers will hold talks on April 22 and April 23 with Iran in Vienna, the European Union said, as part of efforts to reach a historic deal to end a standoff over Tehran's atomic ambitions.
"A bilateral meeting of EU