Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian met the head of the Tehran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon on October 13.
The revised Zangezur Corridor project through Iran will enable Azerbaijan to restore diplomatic relations and facilitate trade with its big neighbour, while Armenia will remain in play as a future partner for regional transport connections.
Tehran had expressed its opposition to the idea of the so-called Zangezur corridor, which would cross Armenia’s Syunik province and effectively disconnect Iran from its partner in the Caucasus.
The narrative that Iranian security officials choreographed the Hamas attack relies heavily on the assumption of a level of operational sophistication and control over disparate militant groups that Iran is unlikely to possess.
Iran's Supreme Leader said the “Zionist regime has suffered an irrevocable defeat both militarily and in terms of intelligence”.
Western media and politicians have pointed the finger at Iran because of the scale and sophistication of the Hamas operation against Israel.
An Egyptian police officer has shot dead two Israeli tourists as tensions simmer across the Eastern Mediterranean following Hamas' incursion in Israel.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has come out in support of Palestine in his latest speech damning Israel.
More than 2,000 people have lost their lives following a powerful earthquake in western Afghanistan, the Taliban announced on October 8.
Iranians who support the ongoing Hamas insurgency in southern Israel have celebrated in Tehran’s Palestine Square on October 7.
The accolade honours Mohammadi's relentless struggle against women's oppression in Iran.
Representatives from Russia's VTB Bank have shown interest in opening offices in Iran's free trade and special economic zones, following their visit to Amirabad Port in north Iran.
Turkish strongman and Azerbaijani counterpart Aliyev appear to have eased up on ‘Zangezur’ demand. But analysts think it might only be a temporary tactical retreat.
“By launching a military offensive in Nagorny Karabakh, President Aliyev forfeited the trust of Europeans. Azerbaijan’s status as a transport hub cannot be a reason for the EU to go soft on Baku,” says scholar Thomas de Waal.
Iran says it will take action against any attempt by Turkey and Azerbaijan to try to create a land bridge between the two countries across Armenia’s Syunik region next to the Iranian border.
Two presidents pointedly meet in key Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan as they look to press home advantage won by quick success of Baku’s Karabakh offensive.
Capital of Misr Iran Development Bank to be boosted as relations between Iran and Egypt revive.
The deep freeze that has been US-Iran relations is slowly thawing. That doesn’t mean relations will become “good” anytime soon. But it does mean that Iran will be able to slowly reintegrate into the global economy.
Iran is emerging from international isolation, not with former partners in Western nations but with countries in the Eurasia region, Asia, other Middle Eastern states and Africa.