New York Times
Iran Races to Clinch Oil Deals Before Donald Trump Takes Office
New York Times
TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani of Iran is racing to sign as many oil deals with Western companies as he can before hard-liners at home and President-elect Donald J. Trump have a chance to return the Mideast country to cultural and economic ...
Big Oil is returning to Iran — despite Donald Trump's threats
James Mattis pick emboldens Iran hawks eager to press Tehran on nuclear violations
Iran minister says in US interest to stay committed to nuclear pact
Trump's generals, hardened by war, see militant Islam, Iran as dire dangers
President-elect Donald Trump is assembling a national security team dominated by retired generals who share a deep distrust of Iran and have characterized the threat of militant Islam in far more dire terms than Obama administration officials and ...
Energy Giant Shell Inks Oil Deal With Iran
Royal Dutch Shell has signed a provisional agreement to develop oil and gas fields in Iran, a move that could signal energy companies will not be deterred from doing business with the Islamic Republic despite uncertainty whether a Trump administration ...
Shell Signs Preliminary Iran Oil Deal Despite Uncertainty Over Trump
Financial Gain Outweighs Political Risk for Shell in Iran
Shell, Total on track for Iran energy deals
As Aleppo falls, diplomats foresee Iran and ISIS rise
Aleppo's fall will not end the brutal Syrian war, but now diplomats are haggling over “which direction it falls,” according to a Western diplomat. That is, will it be a bloodbath? Or can Secretary of State John Kerry negotiate a pathway out for the ...
Iran uses sectarianism card for political influence
Iran has been sending thousands of troops to Syria since the war broke out in 2011 and has been supporting extremist Shiite groups like Hezbollah. Playing the sectarianism card to keep relations tight with Shiite minorities and armed groups across the ...
Iranian-Turkish Tensions Escalate Over Syria, Iraq
Trudeau must face facts on Iranian regime
After becoming Prime Minister, Trudeau lifted virtually all economic sanctions against Iran. During the UN General Assembly meeting in September, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion met with regime officials to discuss the status of Canada-Iran ...
The New Arab
Iran's moderates must stand on right side of history
The New Arab
On November 27, Iran's opaque Special Court of Clerics (dadgah-e vijh-e rouhaniat), sentenced Ahmed Montazeri, the son of the late former deputy Supreme Leader Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazeri, to six years in prison. The charges included "acting ...
Secret audio tape exposes new info on 1988 Iran massacre
Theresa May 'clear-eyed' over Iran threat
Theresa May has said she is "clear-eyed" about the threat posed by Iran to the security of the Gulf and wider Middle East, in a speech in Bahrain. The prime minister stressed the importance of the deal struck last year which "neutralised" the ...
Iran nuclear deal 'vital', warns Theresa May after Donald Trump vows to scrap it
Theresa May to tell Gulf leaders Iran nuclear deal is 'vitally important'
GCC rejects Iran's interference in the region
Ex-Sen. Lieberman 'Hopeful' About Administration Change 'When it Comes to Iran'
(CNSNews.com) – Former Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman may have supported Hillary Clinton for president, but he told an Iranian-American audience Thursday that he viewed the shift from the Obama to Trump administrations as “hopeful” with regard to U.S. ...
US Hawks Lay Out Plan For War With Iran At Adelson Backed Conference
Japan Importing Less Crude Oil; Gives Iran, Russia Cold Shoulder
In addition to the decline in Japan's crude oil imports, crude oil shipments from Iran to Japan dropped by 33 percent in October, while those from Saudi Arabia jumped by 26 percent. Japanese imports from Russia plummeted by 48 percent, while imports ...