Iran’s Finance Minister Ali Tayyebniya will visit Seoul soon to finalize talks over credit line of 13 billion U.S. dollars from South Korea for Iran’s several energy projects, Press TV reported.
Thousands rallied in central Israel on Saturday to protest the killing of an Arab protester by a police security guard earlier this week.
Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George W. Bush to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding, a matter at the heart of the Gulf diplomatic crisis that erupted last week.
Seif al-Islam, the second son and heir apparent of the late deposed Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, is said to have been freed in Libya after more than five years in captivity.
Qatar moved Sunday to avoid an escalation of its feud with Gulf neighbours by telling their citizens they are welcome to stay, while boasting of “business as usual” for vital gas exports.
Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah will travel to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for talks aimed at resolving a diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations, lawmakers said.
The United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday that Qatar would need to provide a “guaranteed roadmap” before it would consider mending ties.
Four Arab nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country’s support for Islamist groups and its relations with Iran.
Authorities in Sanaa, which is controlled by Shiite rebels, have declared a state of emergency in the Yemeni capital, where a deadly outbreak of cholera has spread rapidly.
Around 70 militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and its Syrian offshoot the People’s Protection Units (YPG) have been killed in Iraq and Syria by Turkish airstrike, military sources said Tuesday.
An Israeli attack on a Syrian camp for pro-government forces killed three fighters near the Golan Heights on Sunday, an official from the forces said.
The death toll in a suicide car bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns has risen to at least 112, a monitoring group said Sunday.