Iran's Zarif says Nuclear Talks with Macron were Productive: ILNA Agency
Iran's foreign minister said talks he held on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron about a landmark 2015 nuclear deal were "productive", according to the ILNA news agency.
Macron to Meet Iranians before G7 to Float Ideas for Defusing Crisis
France's President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he would meet Iranian officials ahead of this weekend's G7 summit and make proposals aimed at de-escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran.
Iran Slams Bahrain's "Provocative" Gulf Military Conference
Iran on Thursday hit out at Bahrain for hosting a "provocative" conference on Gulf maritime security and for its "anti-Iran" rhetoric accusing Tehran of attacking tankers in sensitive waters.
France: We Join our European Partners in Condemning Executions in Bahrain
he French Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that "France joins fully in the statements made by its European partners and the European External Action Service concerning the execution of three Bahraini nationals on July 27 by the authorities of the Kingdom of Bahrain."
Iran Vows to Secure Strait of Hormuz, Urges Diplomacy
Iran will secure the Strait of Hormuz and not allow any disturbance in shipping in the key oil transport waterway, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday during a visit to Paris, the state new agency IRNA reported.
French Envoy in Iran Talks as Trump Threatens to up Sanctions
French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions between Tehran and Washington.
Sister of Saudi Crown Prince Tried in France over Beaten Workman
A sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia went on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was carrying out repairs in her ultra-luxury Paris apartment.
A Saudi Princess, A Bodyguard and A Workman: French Trial to Open
The king of Saudi Arabia's daughter is a "caring, humble" person who is the victim of false allegations that she ordered a bodyguard to beat up a workman in her luxury flat in Paris, the princess' lawyer said.
Macron's Top Diplomatic Advisor to Visit Iran as Tension Rises
French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor will travel to Iran on Tuesday and Wednesday to try to de-escalate tensions between Tehran and the United States, a presidential official said on Monday.
EU, France, Germany and UK urge Iran to Reverse Uranium Decision
The diplomatic chiefs of the EU, France, Germany and Britain said Tuesday they were "extremely concerned" and urged Iran to reverse its decision to breach a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal.
European Powers won't Trigger Iran Deal Dispute Mechanism for Now: Diplomats
Britain, France and Germany will not for the moment trigger a dispute resolution mechanism enshrined in the 2015 Iran nuclear accord that could lead to the reimposition of United Nations sanctions, two European diplomats said.
France Sends Top Diplomat to Iran for Talks to Reduce Tensions
French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European efforts to reduce tensions in the Gulf region, a presidency official said.
Bahrain Responds Frostily to French Call for Dialogue with Opposition: Reuters
Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political dialogue with the opposition.
FA Minister: Elysee Statement Already Prepared, King and French President Meeting didn't Discuss Political Dialogue in Bahrain
Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa denied the content of the statement issued by Elysee presidential palace following the meeting between the French President and King of Bahrain.
French President Calls on Bahraini King to Conduct Comprehensive Political Dialogue, Guarantee HR in Country
French President Emmanuel Macron called on King of Bahrain Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa to conduct a comprehensive political dialogue and guarantee human rights in the country.
HRW: Macron should Criticize Bahrain’s HR Record in front of King Hamad
"French President Emmanuel Macron should not hold back in criticizing Bahrain's dismal rights record during King Hamad Al Khalifa's visit to Paris on April 30," Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.
Bahrain Signs Deals Worth $2 billion with French Companies: Reuters
Bahrain has signed 12 agreements and memoranda of understanding with French companies and institutions worth $2 billion, Bahrain news agency (BNA) reported on Monday.
French-Made Tanks and Howitzer Canons Used in Yemeni War: Disclose
French arms including tanks and laser-guided missile systems sold to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are being used in the Yemeni war against civilians, leaked intelligence published by investigative website Disclose showed.
Iraq Begins Legal Proceedings against 14 French ISIS Fighters
Iraq has begun court proceedings against 14 suspected French members of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group captured by U.S.-backed forces and transferred to Iraq from Syria last month, two legal sources said.
Speaker of Chamber of Deputies Concerned that Protestors in France would be Repressed
Bahraini Speaker of Chamber of Deputies Ahmed Al-Mulla expressed great concern that peaceful protestors in France would be subjected to repression.