Iran will start bunkering operations at a newly-built ship fueling terminal on the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm by next month, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said Wednesday.
Qatar said on Saturday it remained committed to the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council but the bloc needed to enforce its own rules better, signaling a reformed alliance could help end a row between Doha and some of its neighbors.
A recent report has disclosed that a Persian Gulf kingdom wanted to purchase Israeli-made unmanned aerial vehicles several years ago amid reports that a number of Arab countries are dramatically warming up their relations with the Tel Aviv regime after secret contacts.
An Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday he had been invited to attend a conference next year in Bahrain, in what he described as part of Israel’s emerging relations with Arab and Muslim countries that do not formally recognize it.
Amnesty International has expressed “grave concerns” over a campaign of suppression by Bahrain’s ruling Al Khalifah regime against political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
A senior official of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the fact that a number of Arab countries in the Persian Gulf region are dramatically warming their relations with the Tel Aviv regime after secret contacts is a decision of the Saudi regime.