Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) holds offensive-combat drone exercises in the Persian Gulf region, involving dozens of RQ-170 stealth unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that Tehran has manufactured based on a model of a US Sentinel drone it captured unharmed in 2011.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says an upcoming visit by President Hassan Rouhani to Iraq — the president’s first — will be the beginning of a new chapter in Tehran-Baghdad relations.
The Qatari foreign minister says there is no sign of breakthrough in the Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis, which has seen a Saudi-led quartet of states impose a blockade against Qatar.
Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Ale Thani says the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) has no executive power left, calling for change to the structure of the six-member regional intergovernmental political and economic union.
A US special envoy tasked with resolving the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and the Riyadh regime and a number of its allies has quit his post, citing "unwillingness" of regional leaders to engage in dialogue.
Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, says the United States is only fueling insecurity in the Persian Gulf through its presence in the strategic region.
A former French army commander reveals new details of a 1996 coup attempt in Qatar, saying the Saudi-led quartet of countries, which are now blockading Doha, planned to invade the Persian Gulf country at that time.
A high-ranking Kuwaiti official says his country is in talks with Saudi Arabia to help work out a solution to a diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf region, which has seen the Riyadh regime and a number of its allies impose a diplomatic and trade boycott against Qatar.
A former French Army commander revealed new details of a foiled military coup that was planned against Qatar by the now-blockading countries in the region in February 1996.
Foreign Ministry spokesman of the Islamic republic of Iran has slammed “baseless” statements of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC), saying that the council has turned into a front for proclaiming the policies of some of its member states.