OPEC: Qatar pins pullout on oil cartel’s domination by Saudi Arabia

Qatar Monday surprisingly announced it will give up its seat in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in January, explaining that the decision was not political. Yet, it blasted the oil cartel for being dominated by Saudi Arabia that Read more

Tehran ready to cooperate over alleged involvement of diplomat in plotted attack on opposition in France

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Monday said Tehran will work with France and Belgium in the investigations on the involvement of an Iranian diplomat in an alleged planned attack on an Iranian opposition group-based in France.   An Iranian Read more

Teheran warns IAEA against succumbing to US inspection demand

The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Sunday sent warnings to the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over US demand for the agency to inspect Iran’s nuclear program facilities including military installations. “We will continue to cooperate with the agency in Read more

Israel Hints it is Implicated in Tunisian Engineer’s Assassination in Sfax

Israel defense minister vigdor Liberman has stopped short to claim Israel’s responsibility in the assassination of Tunisian engineer Mohammed Al-Zawahri also known as a Hamas militant. “If someone was killed in Tunisia, he’s not likely to be a peace activist Read more

Syrian envoy seeks warring parties and allies assurances before talks

19days before Syrian opposition groups meet with Damascus to discuss the 5year old war, U.N envoy Staffan de Mistura in a meeting with opposition officials was informed that the government should lift blockades imposed on rebel-held areas, release detainees and Read more