UAE's Enoc pays Iran $4 billion in oil dues
Iran has said it had received more than $4bn from Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), as part of the UAE retailer's settlement of its debts owed to Iran for pre-sanction oil and gas purchases, reported Iranian news website Al Alam. Iran's Supreme ...
New York Times
As Iran and US Leaders Trade Barbs, Big Deals Proceed
New York Times
TEHRAN — President Trump, who has never made a secret of his hostility toward Iran, called recently for a grand regional strategy among Sunni nations to isolate the country. But Tehran received that threat with surprising equanimity because, in ...
Iranian Hardliners Accuse Rouhani of Voter Fraud, Interference
Iran denies Trump's claims it sponsors terrorism
Iran's Supreme Leader Says Saudi Arabia Is a 'Cow Being Milked' by US
Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudis Are 'Worthless, Inept, Villainous Milk Cows for the Americans'
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei launched his latest rhetorical broadside at Iran's arch-rivals in Saudi Arabia from a ceremony commemorating the Muslim holiday of Ramadan on Saturday. Khamenei said the Saudi rulers are “worthless, inept, ...
An Unholy Alliance? Trump, Israel and Saudi Arabia – Targeting Iran
Saudi Arabia plays Trump on Iran to tilt the balance in West Asia
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Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria
BAGHDAD An Iraqi Shi'ite force backed by Iran said it pushed Islamic State out of several villages on the border with Syria on Monday, potentially reopening a supply route to send Iranian weapons to President Bashar al-Assad. The maneuver could also be ...
Iranian-backed militias reach Iraq-Syria border
In shadow of Mosul fight, Iran establishes Nineveh foothold
Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes IS villages on Syria border
Iran's housing crisis aggravated by reluctant sellers
Iran's enduring housing recession has cost many Iranians their dream of homeownership while depleting their purchasing power due to higher rent. The housing sector is unlikely to return anytime soon to the days when it was Iran's best investment option.
Iran Signs Oil For Goods Deal With Russia: Breaks Free Of Petrodollar
Iran is moving toward moderation
Charles Krauthammer's May 26 op-ed, “Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia,” omitted a crucial detail: the recent elections in Iran. By entrusting President Hassan Rouhani with another four-year term, the Iranian people soundly rejected ...
The guidebooks and selfie-sticks arrive as Rouhani's Iran declares itself open to all
Standing in the blue-tiled shadows of one of Iran's greatest mosques, armed with a dish of sesame caramel snacks, Mohammed Reza Zamani is a cleric on a mission to repair the country's image in the west, one tourist at a time. “Free Friendly Talks” a ...
Iran's Politics Color Ramadan Prayer Dispute
A debate over the potential return of one of Iran's greatest classical singers for a prayer recitation has provided a fresh test of the hard-line domination of state TV nearly a decade after unrest that roiled the country's establishment. The ...
Iran Discovers New Oil Field
Seismological surveys of parts of the Central Kavir desert in Iran have revealed a new oil deposit, local media reported, citing an unnamed source. The source did not reveal any details about the find, including estimated reserves, but instead spoke ...
If you think a 'moderate' has won in Iran, think again
This followed the ghastly farce of the Iranian presidential election, when again we were told that the victor, Hassan Rouhani, was a “moderate” against a “hardliner”. As I have reported many times, Rouhani is an utterly ruthless operator, who had ...
Iran's Supreme Leader calls the Saudi leaders 'idiots'
How to define Iran's Hassan Rouhani as a 'moderate'
In Iran's elections, the hard-liners lost. What comes next?