The House voted Tuesday to give legal protections to investors and state and local governments that curtail investments in international corporations doing business in Iran and Sudan.
Washington's campaign to persuade financial institutions to break ties with Tehran gained another scalp on Tuesday when Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) confirmed it had decided to cease doing business in Iran.
Iran on Tuesday unveiled what it said was the world's largest handwoven carpet, worth 5.8 million dollars and larger than a football pitch, to be laid out in a United Arab Emirates mosque.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defence Secretary Robert Gates kicked off a regional tour in Egypt Tuesday seeking to unite Arab allies against Iran's "destabilising" influence.
A group of UN atomic inspectors on Monday visited a heavy water reactor in Iran that is one of the key Western concerns over the Islamic republic's nuclear programme, officials said.
Berlin is resisting U.S. demands for tougher sanctions, but some German banks are winding down their business with Iran
Iran's judiciary on Tuesday for the first time confirmed that two Iranian Kurdish journalists have been sentenced to death for being "enemies of God."
Washington (AFP) July 30 - The United States announced Monday new military pacts worth 20 billion dollars for Saudi Arabia, 13 billion dollars for Egypt and 30 billion for Israel in a bid to counter Iran. Details of the new Middle East military aid bonanza came as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates left Washington for a rare joint trip to the region, seeking ...
Two ethnic Kurdish dissident journalists are sentenced to death in Iran for "armed struggle against the system".
Iran displays what it says is the world's largest hand-woven carpet, larger than a football pitch in size.