Iran Cuts Portion of Gasoline Subsidies
Subsidies have kept the cost of gasoline artificially low for consumers in OPEC-member Iran, and were blamed for making petrol cheaper than bottled mineral water. The slash aims to release government money for production and infrastructural projects in ...
Iran petrol prices surge as subsidies cut
Iran to increase gasoline prices, testing patience of public awaiting economic ...
Iran petrol prices surge after subsidies cut
Iran gains prominence at UN despite human rights record
Despite their human rights records, the United Nations has elected the Islamic Republic of Iran, Cuba, Sudan and several other repressive regimes to influential committees charged with promoting human rights. Human rights activists see this as a major ...
Iran wins seat on UN body that presses for women's rights
Iran Wins Top Spots on UN Human Rights Committees
US Protests Iran's Election to UN NGO Committee
Iran hostage crisis wounds linger for US government
The duelling parties in the US Congress may not agree on healthcare or anti-poverty measures, but they can agree to ban an Iranian envoy. Iran policy has been a unique zone of detente in Washington's take-no-prisoners partisan politics, and nowhere has ...
Aboutalebi remains Iran's pick for UN envoy: Official
Iran-France trade must increase: industry minister
Iran's Enemy Untrustworthy, Senior Cleric Cautions
From Iran to Brazil via Charlton – Reza Ghoochannejhad takes flight
Ghoochannejhad performed well even if he did not score in the 1-0 win that put Iran's qualification back on track, though he did hit the decisive goal when Iran and South Korea met again in Ulsan nine months later, a victory that secured qualification ...
Wall Street Journal
The Usual Suspects Aim to Spoil Iran Nuclear Deal
As the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program proceed -- apparently with steady progress toward a comprehensive agreement -- and Iran demonstrates to the world it is abiding by the interim agreement signed last fall, the usual suspects who hope to ...
Israel can't accept the emerging US-Iran accord
Human Rights, Economy Test Iran's Leader
Iran minister: Don't miss chance in nuclear talks
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Even though it was a major exporter of crude oil and held some of the world's largest natural gas reserves, Iran made a compelling case over half-a-century ago that it needed, almost immediately, to produce an additional 20,000 megawatts of electricity ...
Iran nuclear talks: Quiet optimism over deal between Islamic State and the ...
Iran admits nuclear agency reshuffle to pave way for 5+1 talks
Debunking the Iran-North Korea Nuclear Axis Myth
Iran replaces prisons chief after Evin incident
The head of Iran's prison service has been replaced following allegations that political prisoners were beaten by guards at Tehran's Evin jail last week. Gholamhossein Esmaili has been transferred to a similarly high-ranking position as prosecutor and ...
Iran Lawmakers Demand Probe of Alleged Beatings of Political Prisoners
Iran removes official in charge of prisons
Iran: Maryam Rajavi calls for international probe , inspection of prisons by ICRC
The Guardian (blog)
Iranian prisoners allegedly forced to run gauntlet of armed guards
The Guardian (blog)
Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, has been silent despite chilling details being revealed by prisoners and their families about how Thursday's disturbances marked a dark episode in one of the country's most notorious prisons. Dozens of inmates held in ...
Iran Disputes Reports of Violent Crackdown in Prison's Political Detainee Block
New York Times
Iran's penal authorities sought on Monday to discredit reports of a violent clash last week inside the political detainee block in Tehran's Evin Prison, calling them fabrications fomented by enemies of the government. The head of the Iran Prisons ...
Iran Lawmakers Seek Probe Into Alleged Jail Abuse
Iran prisoners' families protest in capital
Closer, but still no deal on Iran
As the Iran nuclear talks reach roughly the halfway point in the six-month timetable for negotiating a comprehensive agreement, both sides report slow, steady progress in closing gaps — but no deal yet. A positive sign was a tentative plan floated ...
Possible Arak compromise seen bolstering confidence in Iran talks