Trump Administration Upholds Iran Sanctions Waiver, Keeping Nuclear Deal Alive
The Trump administration said Wednesday that it will continue to waive some sanctions against Iran, a key aspect of the nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration and five other world powers. Under the terms of the deal, Iran agreed to curb ...
Iran Nuclear Deal Will Remain for Now, White House Signals
Trump Keeps the Iran Deal Alive, For Now
Trump passes up chance to 'rip up' Iran nuclear deal
The Rise Of The Internet-Based Economy Shows What's Changed In Iran
We explore Iran's burgeoning tech scene and what it means for President Hassan Rouhani's prospects for winning a second term. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: Iran decides this week if it wants to change course. The president there is up for re-election. Hasan ...
New York Times
How Iran Became an Undemocratic Democracy
New York Times
Put another way, is Iran a democracy or a dictatorship? Citizens elect the president, as they will on Friday, as well as members of a legislature. But they are overseen by institutions staffed by clerics. One, known as the Guardian Council, approves ...
Iran's President Rouhani is the favorite in Friday's elections, but he's up against an influential conservative ...
Iran election: Why it's important to the US
Understanding the Highly Choreographed Iran Presidential Election
Iran's re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote
Many Iranians feel a 2015 agreement he championed with major powers to lift sanctions in return for curbing Iran's nuclear program has failed to produce the jobs, growth and foreign investment he said would follow. The normally mild-mannered cleric is ...
Iran Presidential Election: Economy Is Focus as Rouhani Faces Raisi
Iran Nuclear Deal in Play as Hard-Line Candidate Gains on President
Iranian Hardliners Finally Join Social Media Ahead Of Elections
Iranian elections: Tinder-like app could sway presidential vote
A California-based NGO has helped to create a Tinder-like app for the Iranian smartphone market to provide unfettered information about the candidates ahead of Friday's national elections. Creators and supporters of the app say it will help Iranian ...
Deadline Approaches For White House Decision On Keeping Iran Deal Alive
Thursday is the deadline for the White House to renew a key part of the Iran nuclear deal, currently "under review" by the State Department. President Trump campaigned against the deal. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: There is an important deadline looming for ...
Iran is like a new export market
New Zealand Herald
The reopening of trade between New Zealand and Iran with meat exports is a great opportunity for our meat industry says Federated Farmers. Market access to Iran effectively ceased in 1998 as a result of international sanctions imposed on the Islamic state.
Forget the politics. Iran has bigger problems.
On May 19, Iran goes to the polls to select a new president. So far the campaign has been dominated by the economy. Unemployment is high, and oil prices are low. The lifting of sanctions following Tehran's nuclear agreement with the West has yet to ...
Reckless Iran bill endangers our national security | TheHill
Iran refuses hospital transfer for jailed human rights defender on hunger strike for 40 days
The Iranian authorities must immediately transfer Atena Daemi, an imprisoned human rights defender, whose health has sharply deteriorated in recent days, to a hospital outside of prison so that she can receive the specialized medical care she requires ...
Iran receives first batch of French-made passenger planes
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state media says four ATR 72-600s are being delivered, the first installment of a deal with the French manufacturer to purchase 20 passenger planes following the lifting of sanctions under the 2015 nuclear deal. The IRNA ...
Iran Air takes delivery of its first four ATR 72-600s planes
France's ATR delivers first planes to Iran as trade grows
PICTURE: Iran Air receives its first ATRs