New York Times
Top Scientists Urge Trump to Abide by Iran Nuclear Deal
New York Times
Dozens of the nation's top scientists wrote to President-elect Donald J. Trump on Monday to urge him not to dismantle the Iran deal, calling it a strong bulwark against any Iranian bid to make nuclear arms. “We urge you to preserve this critical U.S ...
British woman jailed in Iran released from solitary confinement
A British-Iranian woman being held in an Iranian prison has been released from solitary confinement, her husband has said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 37, was sentenced in September to five years in prison on secret charges related to a “soft overthrow ...
Jailed British charity worker has become 'bargaining chip' in diplomatic spat between UK and Iran, husband says
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: London mother held in Iran 'used as bargaining chip by Government'
Mother held in Iran 'regains her fight' after release from solitary
Iran Publishes List of Bidders for Oil and Gas Projects
New York Times
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's Oil Ministry has published list of 29 international companies qualified to bid for oil and gas projects following the lifting of sanctions under a landmark nuclear accord. The list published on the ministry's website Monday ...
Iran certifies 29 international companies to bid for oil, gas projects
BP opts out of Iran deals ahead of Trump hard line on Tehran
Petronas and 28 others certified by Iran to bid for oil and gas contracts
Iran detains 21 fishermen from Arab nations in its waters
Minneapolis Star Tribune
TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state TV is reporting the country's coast guard has detained 21 fishermen and their three boats from neighboring Arab nations for straying into its territorial waters and fishing rare species. The Monday report said the ...
Iran arrests 21 trespassing fishermen in Persian Gulf
Turkmen Cutoff Of Iran Leaves Dwindling Gas Options For Ashgabat
Iranian representatives were in the Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, on December 30 in an effort to reach an agreement that would prevent Turkmenistan from carrying out a threat to suspend supplies on December 31 unless Iran paid a reported $1.8 billion debt ...
Iran to Draw on Diesel, Mazut Inventory to Offset Gas Shortage
Turkmenistan, Iran Gas Dispute Serves as Ill Omen for New Year
Iran says Turkmenistan cuts of gas shipments over past debts
Iran Banking Roadmap: Efficient, Innovative
The Central Bank of Iran has outlined an innovative, flexible and strong future for the banking system in its “2021 Roadmap”, the bank's deputy for innovative technologies said. Addressing the Sixth Conference on E-Banking and Payment Systems held in ...
In America, She Designs Swimwear. In Iran, She Got 40 Lashes for Being at a Party
Tala Raassi grew up in suburban Washington, D.C. and then in Iran. She knows both cultures—but wasn't ready for what happened to her one night in 1998. Miranda Frum. 01.01.17 9:00 PM ET. I met Tala Raassi at a nightclub in West Hollywood. She was a ...
Iran Halts Car Imports
The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has stopped taking orders for all foreign-made cars on its website without providing any explanation, several local websites reported on Monday. The ministry often publishes and updates the list of cars that ...
Germany indicts Pakistani man accused of spying for Iran
BERLIN—German prosecutors have indicted a Pakistani man on charges of spying for an Iranian intelligence agency. Federal prosecutors said Monday that the 31-year-old, identified only as Syed Mustufa H. due to German privacy rules, was in contact with ...
Pakistani man indicted for spying on German-Israeli group for Iran
No preconditions for attending Astana Syria meet: Iran
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi gestures as he speaks during a press conference organized at Foreign Ministry building in Tehran, Iran on January 2, 2017. ( Fatemeh Bahrami - Anadolu Agency ) ...
Iran: No preconditions for attending Astana Syria talks
Iran Refutes Claims of Deal on Dividing Syria Into Zones of Influence
Iran, we defend Syria's territorial integrity, national soverignity