Iran


Rouhani: U.S. Asks Iran ‘Every Day’ to Begin Talks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States continually sends messages to Iran asking it to begin negotiations. Tensions between Iran and the United States soared after…

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Iranian Rial Hits Record Low at 128,000/USD

The Iranian rial hit a record low against the U.S. dollar on the unofficial market on Monday amid a deterioration in the economic situation and the reimposition of sanctions by…

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Iran Intelligence Chief Acknowledges Having Israeli Spy

Iran’s intelligence minister has boasted on state TV about his country’s successful recruitment of a former Cabinet-level official from a “hostile” country, signaling Tehran’s first acknowledgment of compromising an arrested…

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France Restricts Travel by Diplomats to Iran

France has told its diplomats and Foreign Ministry officials to postpone indefinitely all nonessential travel to Iran, citing a foiled bomb plot and a hardening of Tehran’s attitude toward France,…

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Iran and Syria Sign Deal for Military Cooperation

Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the Tasnim news agency reported on Monday. Iranian…

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Iranian Parliament Removes Finance Minister From Office

Iran’s parliament voted Sunday to fire the country’s finance minister amid an economic freefall fanned by America’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal with world powers, dealing another blow to President…

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EU Agrees €18M Development Aid for Iran

The European Union on Thursday agreed to 18 million euros ($20.6 million) in aid for Iran, including for the private sector, to help offset the impact of U.S. sanctions and…

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