[Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council


  • حسین عسکری مشاور ملک عبدالله 2017-07-28 12:29

    By Javad Heirannia

    Persian Gulf Arab bloc is essentially finished: expert

    TEHRAN – A senior expert in Arab affairs who teaches international business at George Washington University is of the view that the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council, which includes Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait, is “essentially finished”.

  • محمود منشی پوری 2017-06-11 11:45

    Professor Mahmood Monshipouri, University of California, Berkeley

    The GCC in disarray

    Since its inception in 1981, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) — with its member states Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the Saudi Arabia — has never been united on all fronts, often lacking a unified foreign policy approach toward contemporary world affairs.

  • qassemi 2017-03-30 21:35

    Iran invites GCC to recognize friends from enemies

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called upon the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council to “not mistake friends for enemies” in a statement released after a Wednesday Arab summit.

  • Mousavian-Iran-.jpg 2017-03-30 12:53

    The GCC’s three options for dealing with Iran

    Anyone who follows international politics knows that the rivalry between Iran and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is bitter and has exacerbated the various conflicts raging across the Middle East.

  • kuwait 2017-03-27 15:11

    Kuwait expresses optimism over Arab-Iran ties

    TEHRAN – The Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister has expressed optimism over the future of relations between Iran and the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, saying foreign ministers of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council will meet on Thursday to discuss holding talks with Iran.

  • kuwait 2017-01-14 19:48

    No message from PGCC yet, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that Tehran has not yet received any messages from the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council for dialogue between the two sides on the regional conflicts.

  • kuwait 2017-01-13 20:14

    Ex-Kuwaiti FM calls for Iran-PGCC talks

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, the former Kuwaiti foreign minister, said on Thursday that Iran and the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council should hold talks on crises in the Middle East region.