Most experts say the number reported by Iranian officials is suspect because the government either recklessly underestimated the threat of COVID-19 or tried to hide the real number in an attempt to cover up a desperate situation that could potentially add to the its people’s frustration with an inefficient and corrupt regime.
As the crown jewel of Iran’s energy industry, the giant South Pars gas field (which Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf) has nearly reached its full potential and Iran’s gas production from the field is said to have surpassed that of the rival Qatar.
Tensions between the United States and Iran have been on the rise since the killing of Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Quds Force, in January. These tensions have increased with the US economic sanctions, which have hit Iran’s economy hard
For nearly a month, whenever Rafih called his family in Tehran, he noticed that each member sounded sick. But the worst was his 60-year-old grandmother. “She was always coughing and coughing over the phone,” the 26-year-old waiter at a hip Kabul café said.
On the back of political transformations in Sudan, interests and coalitions are changing, especially with the Sudanese efforts to eliminate the Qatari-Iranian influence there
The turmoil occurring in Yemen politically and militarily confirms Qatar’s continued support for the Yemeni Brotherhood, represented by the Yemeni Congregation for Reform (Islah) party, in order to threaten the Arab coalition forces in Mahra governorate and to combat all who threaten the presence of Qatar’s arms in the Yemeni governorate
Qatar Airways will continue to fly to Iran and has not lost any bookings during a recent spike in Middle East tensions, Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker said on Wednesday
A western intelligence report showing Qatar knew in advance of Iranian plans to attack four ships off the coast of the UAE could have “devastating” legal implications for Doha, an international relations expert said
During the meeting, held in the Qatari capital on Tuesday afternoon, Zarif and Al Thani discussed ways to promote Tehran-Doha relations in various political and economic fields
Iran has offered to hold joint military drills with Qatar, said the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy on Thursday, the official IRIB news agency reported
The Foreign Minister of Iran, Mohammed Yavad Zarif, proposed the creation of a regional forum for dialogue during several interviews with attendees…