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Qatar says supports nuclear deal with Iran

Qatar says supports nuclear deal with Iran

Qatar’s Foreign Minister said that his country would support a nuclear deal that is fair for all parties, because it would have a positive implication for the region. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani who is in Tehran …

Four processes of relations normalization in Middle East

Four processes of relations normalization in Middle East

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Saudi Arabia at the invitation of King Salman in the final days of Ramadan, starting a new chapter in bilateral relations. It was clear that Ankara and Riyadh needed to hold talks on many …

Why Turkey and Saudi Arabia are resetting relations

Why Turkey and Saudi Arabia are resetting relations

On 28 April Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed in Saudi Arabia for a two–day visit for the first time in around five years. The trip came after several attempts to repair ties amid the acute shift …

Is Iran a regional power hub?

Is Iran a regional power hub?

In light of Iran and Qatar’s recent electricity grid connection, Iran should seek to expand its energy diplomacy and utilize its electricity sector to strengthen economic cooperation and regional security in the Middle …

Oil-rich Iraq suffers without gas

Oil-rich Iraq suffers without gas

Iraqis have been facing power outages for more than 30 years, despite Baghdad being amongst the top 10 oil-rich countries in the world. Iraq plans on signing a deal with Qatar next month to import liquified natural gas (LNG) as it moves …

Qatar to extradite 28 Iranian inmates

Qatar to extradite 28 Iranian inmates

Iranian Ambassador to Doha announced that the Emir of Qatar agreed to extradite 28 Iranian prisoners to the country. In a tweet on Sunday, Hamid Reza Dehghani announced, "Following the President Raeisi's visit to Doha, the …

Iran and Qatar discuss cooperation on World Cup 2022

Iran and Qatar discuss cooperation on World Cup 2022

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi held talks over the phone on Monday with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to discuss cooperation between the two countries during this year's World Cup tournament in Qatar. Raisi wished …

Azerbaijan intends to switch to renewable energy

Azerbaijan intends to switch to renewable energy

In mid-January, Azerbaijani and Saudi officials gathered in Baku to mark the start of construction on a 240MW wind power project. A deal had been signed for the $300m scheme, some 45km northwest of the capital, two years earlier. Not far …

Iran and Qatar mull major undersea tunnel project

Iran and Qatar mull major undersea tunnel project

Iran and Qatar are to start feasibility studies on a major sea tunnel project that connects the two countries beneath the Persian Gulf, Iran’s ports authority chief executive Ali Akbar Safaei said on Sunday. According to him, the …

Turkey and Qatar agree with Taliban to manage four airports

Turkey and Qatar agree with Taliban to manage four airports

Turkey and Qatar have reached an agreement with representatives of the Taliban radical movement (banned in Russia) to manage four airports in Afghanistan, including Kabul Airport, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said. …

Europe's search for more gas faces significant headwinds

Europe's search for more gas faces significant headwinds

Faced with the potential of Russian gas supply disruption amid continued concerns over Ukraine, the European Commission is on a mission to look for additional gas deliveries from other parts of the world. The EU's energy …