Canadian academic jailed in Iran for dabbling in feminism, security: family
MONTREAL -- A Montreal-based university professor being held in an Iranian jail is being investigated for 'dabbling in feminism and security matters,' according to her family. Homa Hoodfar's niece, Amanda Ghahremani, said the Tehran public prosecutor ...
Iran's Rohani Stands Up to the Revolutionary Guards
“Some people are angry that Iran is opening to the world, but if you want to spout slogans, the people must not pay the price for it,” Iranian President Hassan Rohani said recently. His rebuke had a specific address: It was issued a day after the ...
Rouhani adviser says Brexit "historic opportunity" for Iran
While some Iranian officials may see an opportunity or feel that a UK outside of the EU is less open to American influence, it is not clear that those hopes may play out. President Barrack Obama, who spoke in favor of Britain remaining in the EU, said ...
Iran's Not Benefiting From The Nuclear Deal And That's Bad News For Rouhani
When Iran and the six major global powers reached an agreement last summer to put an end to the controversy surrounding Tehran's nuclear program by announcing the conclusion of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Iranians flocked to the streets en ...
Iran nuclear deal: A deal proved elusive
OFAC elaborates on implementation of the Iran nuclear deal
Iran rejects speculation on shift, divisions over Syria
Changes matter, but Iran's national security decision-making may be more institutionalized than most observers acknowledge. A senior Iranian diplomat told Hashem, “Iran's foreign policy goes through four levels of decision-making. It starts with the ...
Iran, Russia split over Syria policy
Playing 'Grand Theft Auto' in Tehran: Peek Inside Iran's Gaming Industry
The big boys at the E3 convention last week were all stationed conveniently at the front of the convention center in booths with gaudy, neon-light decorations. Small businesses were tucked away in the back, hoping for the seldom visitor to visit their ...
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Marijuana Use Rises in Iran, With Little Interference
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Iran is notorious for its harsh code of conduct enforced by an extensive intelligence apparatus, and it has waged a long and painful war on heroin and opium trafficking, with security forces dying by the thousands over the past two decades in fights ...
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran's Oil Boom Fizzles Out
Iran's observed crude oil exports, which exceeded 2 million barrels a day in both April and May, slipped by almost 20 percent in the first three weeks of June. One of the country's primary aims after restrictions on oil sales were eased was to regain ...
Iran's NIOC, Spain's Repsol Ink Oil Deal
India, second largest buyer of Iranian crude
Spain's Repsol, Iran sign 1 million barrel oil contract
Report: White House Approving Business Deals with Iran to Lock Nuclear Agreement in Place
The Obama administration is encouraging companies to do business with Iran in order to make last year's nuclear deal irreversible, The Wall Street Journal reported (Google link) Thursday. Administration officials told the Journal that they were ...
Body eases Iran restrictions, keeps blacklist