The Economist (blog)
Exclusive: Big powers to offer easing gold sanctions at Iran nuclear talks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major powers plan to offer to ease sanctions barring trade in gold and other precious metals with Iran in return for Iranian steps to shut down the nation's newly expanded Fordow uranium enrichment plant, Western officials said ...
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Valentine's day Lovestruck in Iran
IRAN: Behind the Scenes Ahead of Kazakhstan Talks
Pakistan seeks to renegotiate Iran gas price
ISLAMABAD: The government has asked Iran to reduce gas price for Iran-Pakistan pipeline under price renegotiation clause of the bilateral sales and purchase agreement (GSPA) to bring it at par with the rates finalised with Turkmenistan. “We are ...
Iran, Pakistan to sign gas pipeline agreement
IP gas project: Pakistan, Iran fail to reach agreement
Landmark Pak-Iran gas deal finalised
Call for Iran to end house arrest of opposition leaders
Six leading human rights organisations have called on Iran to the end the "arbitrary" house arrest of opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, who have been cut off from the outside world for nearly two years without being put on trial.
EU and US urge Iran to free Mousavi
Britain sees culture of repression in Iran
Exclusive: Turkey to Iran gold trade wiped out by new US sanction
A provision of U.S. sanctions, made law last summer and implemented from February 6, effectively tightens control on sales of precious metals to Iran and prevents Halkbank from processing oil payments by other countries back to Tehran, bankers said.
US sanctions crossed out gold-for-gas trade between Iran and Turkey: report
Iran Uranium Mine Partner Would Benefit From Senate Land-Swap Bill
But the bill comes at a time of extreme sensitivity about anything linked to Iran, under stiff sanctions because of its nuclear program. Late last year, America's ambassador to the U.N., Susan Rice, was harshly criticized for her investments in firms ...
PRI's The World
Iran Bans Pistachio Exports to Control Price Hike
Iran has ordered a six-month ban on pistachio exports to try to control the price of the nut, which doubled in the past month. Pistachios are among Iran's top non-oil exports and widely consumed at home, bringing in an average of $1.5 billion a year ...
Why Did Iran Ban Pistachio Exports?
Chairman of Iran's Chamber of Exports: banning pistachio exports a big mistake
Iran Imports 23000 Tonnes Of Staple Foods In 10 Months
Killing of commander deepens rift between Iran and Israel
The killing of a senior commander of Iran's elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Syria on Tuesday appears to have opened yet another chapter in the covert war between Iran and Israel. Prominent politicians and clerics arrived in large number ...
Iran points finger at Israel for IRGC general's death, vows revenge
Iran confirms WND exclusive report on Quds Force
The Hezbollah Connection in Syria and Iran
Iran is taking same path to nuclear weapons as North Korea, says Ban Ki-Moon
Mr Ban said that North Korea's example held lessons for how to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions. "We should not give much more time to the Iranians, and we should not waste time," he told the Washington Post. "We have seen what happened with the ...
Iran could use UN talks as cover to build bomb, Ban Ki-moon says
UN chief thinks Iran might be pretending to negotiate, secretly building a bomb
Kerry urges Iran to make 'real offers' in nuclear talks
Why Does Iran Endorse Chuck Hagel?
Hagel has called repeatedly for better relations with Iran, the worst state sponsor of terrorism in history. In several past speeches (some not provided to the Senate Armed Services Committee), Hagel was open about the “need” to reach out to and have a ...
Iran's Nuclear-Technology Gains Suggest Sanctions Are Backfiring
International sanctions designed to punish Iran for its nuclear program may be counter-productive, said scientists and security analysts tracking the decade-long dispute over the Persian Gulf nation's atomic work. While trade and financial sanctions ...
UN nuclear talks with Iran fail, no new meeting set
Iran's bid to buy banned magnets stokes fears about major expansion of nuclear ...
Iran Upgrades Devices at Nuclear Plant as Talks Resume