Foreign forces cannot bring security, cause more tension in region: Rouhani

Tehran (KNA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says any presence of foreign forces in the Persian Gulf will only cause even more tension in the region, amid reports that the UK and the US are pushing for a joint force to escort oil tankers as they pass through the Strait of Hormuz off Iran.

7/28/2019 10:28:00 PM

Russia warns of ‘large-scale’ conflict as Iran tensions rise

Tehran (KNA) - Russia says tensions with Iran have made the prospect of “large-scale” conflict real, calling on world countries to support a Russian security doctrine of zero extra-regional military presence in the Middle East to prevent such a scenario.

7/27/2019 1:00:00 PM

Brazil judge orders Petrobras to refuel stranded Iranian ships

Tehran (KNA) - Brazil’s highest judicial authority has ordered Petrobras to refuel two Iranian grain ships after the Brazilian state-run oil company refused to assist the vessels citing the United States sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic.

7/26/2019 1:28:00 PM