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Iran Is Back. Is Its Oil Surge Sustainable?

Forbes - ‎9 hours ago‎
The onetime pariah is now open for business. Iran is back. Just months after slipping off the shackles of international sanctions, Iran has boosted its oil exports by more than 700,000 barrels per day to 2 million bpd, according to Argus Research. Iran ...

What to Know About Doing Business in Iran

Harvard Business Review - ‎14 hours ago‎
Foreign companies, foreign governments, and Iranians expected to see improvements to Iran's investment climate after implementing a nuclear deal and sanctions relief in the country.

Iran's Dehqan tells Islamic Jihad head: Unity key to defeating Israel

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎12 hours ago‎
“Had it not been for Israel's intelligence backup for the terrorists, the terrorist groups in Syria would have surely been destroyed around two to three years ago,” security adviser of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Gen. Rastegar- Panah ...
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Iran turns to UN again to attempt to deny compensation for American victims of Iranian terror

Fox News - ‎3 hours ago‎
In an attempt to punish and isolate the United States, Iranian Ambassador to the U.N. Gholamali Khoshroo released a communique from the UN's 120-nation Nonaligned Movement headed by Iran to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that claims the practice by ...
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US Navy to Avoid Hormuz After Iran Threat to Close Strait

Voice of America - ‎9 hours ago‎
The threat to close the Strait of Hormuz follows an announcement last week by Iran's naval commander, Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, that his country would hold maneuvers in the Persian Gulf in the near future.
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White House admits it played us for fools to sell Iran deal

New York Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Their greatest triumph, according to Samuels, was selling a misleading narrative about the nuclear deal with Iran - the parameters of which were set a year before the administration claimed and had nothing to do with the fact that a supposedly more ...

Time is right for Canada to re-engage with Iran, UN expert says

The Globe and Mail - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Ahmed Shaheed, UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, made the comments to a Senate committee Wednesday.

Netanyahu brought about Iran nuke deal, says ex-Mossad head in last interview

The Times of Israel - ‎6 hours ago‎
The man who directly led to the signing of the nuclear deal last year between Iran and six world powers was none other than Israel's own prime minister - and vociferous opponent of the agreement - Benjamin Netanyahu, former Mossad chief Meir Dagan ...
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Criminal Mojtaba Saheli in Iran will be blinded by having ACID poured over his face

Daily Mail - ‎12 hours ago‎
An Iranian man is to be completely blinded in an 'unspeakably cruel' punishment for having blinded a taxi driver with acid in 2009.
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Group slams Europe-Iran economic confab in Zurich

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The United Against Nuclear Iran organization on Wednesday slammed a two-day Europe-Iran forum currently taking place in Zurich for promoting business to the Islamic Republic while ignoring the county's support for terrorism and its belligerent behavior.
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Iran News Round Up - May 5, 2016

Critical Threats Project - ‎5 hours ago‎
A selection of the latest news stories and editorials published in Iranian news outlets, compiled by AEI Critical Threats Project Iran Analysts Marie Donovan, Paul Bucala, and Caitlin Shayda Pendleton with contributors Ken Hawrey and Alice Naghshineh.
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Iran May Be Ready for Joint Action With Opec Within Months

Bloomberg - ‎15 hours ago‎
Iran said it may be ready for joint action with members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in as little as one or two months, once it regains the market share it had before sanctions were imposed.

Iran Comes Clean on Banking Problems

Gatestone Institute - ‎19 hours ago‎
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) governor Seif Valiollah mentioned that Iran has a reputation for not being exactly transparent on countering financial support for terrorist operations.

Watch pro-athletes ski on dirt in Iran

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎13 hours ago‎
In this latest video made in Iran, Fabian shows that, if determined enough, you can ski over just about anything. Having come across the Valley of Stars, as it's romantically known, and comparing the spines to the mighty slopes of Alaska - without the ...
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Iran tries to end its isolation but so much stands in the way

Financial Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The run-off in Iran's parliamentary elections seems to have given Hassan Rouhani, the centrist president, a workable parliamentary majority if his followers combine with reformists and independent conservatives against Islamist hardliners.
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Iran denies sending combatants to Syria

Rudaw - ‎13 hours ago‎
We used to send military advisers from the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) there, upon the Syrian government's request, those are our military advisors, our specialists who are experts in fight against terrorism," Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister ...

Cost of Safety? Iran Set to Spend Billions to Fight Terrorism, Zionism

Sputnik International - ‎8 hours ago‎
The advisor added that in order to protect its territory and security of the country in the face of these two threats, Iran needs to strengthen its defense capability to balance the forces in the region. “It should be emphasized that the approved ...
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SNC-Lavalin eyes growth in Middle East without early opportunities in Iran

News1130 - ‎4 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - The partial lifting of sanctions against Iran is unlikely to present any business opportunities in the short term, SNC-Lavalin said Thursday even as the engineering and construction firm seeks to expand its oil and gas work in the Middle East.
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Iran's Other ISIS Problem

The National Interest Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
On paper, Iran should be the one country in west Asia that does its utmost to counter the message of Islamic State (ISIS). The movement, after all, is both vehemently anti-Shia and deeply anti-Iranian in its messaging and worldview. However, Iran's ...

Leader: US in fight on Islam, Iran, Shias

Press TV - ‎17 hours ago‎
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei (R), Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C) and the chairman of Iran's Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani attend a ceremony on the occasion of Eid al-Maba'th in Tehran on May 5 ...
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