Daily Archives: June 15, 2019

Saudi calls for ‘decisive’ action over tanker attacks

Saudi Arabia has urged a rapid response to secure energy supplies in the Gulf region after attacks on two tankers in a critical oil shipping route caused tensions to soar.

The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks, but …

Iran renews ultimatum over nuclear deal amid tanker row

Iran will continue scaling back compliance with its commitments under the nuclear deal unless other signatories show “positive signals”, the Iranian president told a meeting of Russian, Chinese and other Asian leaders in Tajikistan.

Iran stopped complying in May with …

US focus on building consensus after oil tanker attacks: Pentagon

US President Donald Trump‘s administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on two oil tankers in the Middle East that the US has blamed on Iran, acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said on Friday.…

Regional developments need wise heads to de-escalate: Abdullah bin Zayed

NIKOSIA, The current regional developments need a lot of “wise heads across the region and the world to de-escalate the situation,” according to UAE’s top diplomat.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, …