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Stories under this heading cover the Gulf and the Red Sea regions, including the Arabian Peninsula, Iran and the countries bordering the Red Sea.

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UN Envoy to Yemen to leave post after being appointed to a senior post in the organisation's New York headquarters

UN Envoy to Yemen to leave post after being appointed to a senior post in the organisation's New York headquarters

The UN Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, who has served as the main UN negotiator for peace in Yemen, is set to leave his post after serving for more than three years. He is due to take more senior responsibilities as a UN undersecretary-general for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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Iran's former President Rafsanjani, dies

Iran's former President Rafsanjani, dies

He served as president from 1989 to 1997, and afterwards remained an important personality within the Iranian political establishment, and continued to serve until his death as head of the country's Expediency Council,
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Iranian ICT Minister in Baku

Iranian ICT Minister in Baku

Mahmoud Vaezi is in Baku to attend the 11th meeting of the Azerbaijani-Iranian intergovernmental commission on economic, trade and humanitarian issues which will discuss opportunities for expansion of bilateral ties.
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Iranian President Rouhani visits Armenia

Iranian President Rouhani visits Armenia

Greeting his Iranian counterpart, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said, "We are thankful to the leadership of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the considerate attitude towards our relations. We have always been truthful and honest in our relations and are ready to carry on in the same spirit"