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Iran ready to talk with Saudi Arabia on oil market conditions: Iranian TV

CNBC - ‎11 hours ago‎
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh said on Tuesday that Tehran is ready to negotiate with Saudi Arabia over the current conditions in the global oil markets, Iran's Press TV reported. "We support any form of dialogue and cooperation with OPEC member ...
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Iran to upgrade missiles, get Russian defense system: minister

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
DUBAI Iran will unveil an upgrade of its Emad ballistic missiles this year, the defense minister was quoted as saying, advancing a program that has drawn criticism from the United Nations and sanctions from the United States.
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Congress throwing kitchen sink at Iran less than one month after nuclear deal takes effect

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Iran deal's opponents couldn't pick apart the nuclear pact before it was implemented, but just weeks later, lawmakers are regrouping to come after Tehran in every other way they can.
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Oil rebounds in Asia as Iran talk raises hopes

CNBC - ‎8 hours ago‎
Oil prices rose sharply in Asian trade on Wednesday on glimmers of hope of a producer cut-back and after a steep sell-off overnight.
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Iran may use detained Americans as 'bargaining chips'

CNN - ‎16 hours ago‎
(CNN) Iran may use detained Americans who were not part of last month's prisoner swap as leverage in future dealings with the United States, America's intelligence chief said Tuesday.
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Iran wants to be paid in euros, not U.S. dollars

CNNMoney - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
"Our top priority is to receive cash and oil [payments] in euro," Safar-Ali Karamati, a deputy director at the National Iranian Oil Company, told an Iran news outlet on Saturday. It's the latest sign of Iran deepening business ties to Europe since many ...
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Iran offers 'huge opportunity' for Irish exporters

Irish Examiner - ‎11 hours ago‎
A Department of Foreign Affairs spokesperson said: “There has always been interest in the opportunities presented by the removal of sanctions on Iran, and the Irish Government will do what it can to assist those who wish to explore this opportunity.
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Ban upheld on grandson of Iran's Islamic Republic

Yahoo News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's constitutional watchdog has rejected an appeal by the grandson of the Islamic Republic's founder against his disqualification from running as a candidate for a top clerical body, the official IRNA news agency reported Wednesday.
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Iran faces a bumpy road back to global energy markets

FT.com (registration) (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
President Hassan Rouhani's attempts to reform the oil sector in Iran are essential for the Iranian economy but are facing steadfast opposition.
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Anadarko Fracks Dividend As Oil Companies Drill For Cash

Investor's Business Daily - ‎16 hours ago‎
Anadarko Fracks Dividend As Oil Companies Drill For Cash. 4:05 PM EST Crude prices will go even lower as more Iranian crude hits the market according to the International Energy Agency Tuesday.
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Iran is open for business: why BC companies should care

Business in Vancouver - ‎19 hours ago‎
“The opportunity's there, and if Canadians want to grab a piece of this, they need to move fast,” said Kambiz Taheri, a chemical engineer from Iran who founded Polymer Research Technologies, which developed technology for recycling polyurethane.

Sanctions Lifted, American Tourists Head to Iran

New York Times - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The lifting of sanctions on Iran last month has resulted in a surge of bookings, tour operators say, many from Americans undeterred by a State Department warning laying out the risks of taking trips there.
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Wagons South: Russia to Deliver 5000 Freight Cars to Iran

Sputnik International - ‎6 hours ago‎
Later in January, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei said that Tehran expected that the joint Russian-Iranian projects initiated last year will be implemented in 2016. The transport projects discussed between the sides involve large Russian ...

Russia, Iran sign documents for opening $2.2 bln credit line — ambassador

TASS - ‎3 hours ago‎
MOSCOW, February 10. /TASS/. Russia and Iran have signed documents for opening a $2.2 credit line within the visit of Iran's delegation to Moscow, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai said on Wednesday. "Documents for financing two contracts on ...
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Iranian youth get app to dodge morality police

BBC News - ‎17 hours ago‎
An anonymous team of Iranian app developers have come up with a solution to help young fashion conscious Iranians avoid the country's notorious morality police known in Persian as "Ershad" or guidance.
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Demystifying Iran's parliamentary election process

Brookings Institution (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
On February 26, Iranians will begin the process of electing their tenth parliament. While much discussion has focused on implications for Iran's foreign policy, the electoral process itself remains a mystery to many. Here are the basics of the Iranian ...

Iran Back in Business with Billions to Spend

Christian Broadcasting Network - ‎2 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM, Israel - In the aftermath of the U.S.-led nuclear deal, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani presented medals to his country's negotiators, while striking multi-billion dollar deals with several European countries.
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Comment: Saudi Arabia is bringing Iran to its knees

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
On January 11, 2016, Iran's official media confirmed the state had filled the Arak nuclear reactor core with concrete. In short: Iran has killed its flagship nuclear site and its nuclear program is now limited to smaller projects, paperwork, research ...
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Report: Iran hacked former IDF chief's computer

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎16 hours ago‎
The report added that the cyber activities stopped a few months ago when the Iran realized that its operations had been exposed.

Everything you need to know about Iran's Assembly of Experts election

Brookings Institution (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
In theory at least, the Assembly of Experts (Majlis-e Khobregan) is one of the most important bodies in Iran's government.
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