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Sweden to Invest in Energy, Transport, Communications

By John Lee. At a meeting with Mikael Damberg, Sweden’s Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mohammad Khazaei Deputy Minister of Economy and President of the Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran, proposed cooperation in the sectors of energy, transport and communications. Khazaei explained the macroeconomic performance of the country and said that […]

UN calls on Iran to Stop Intimidating Journalists

UN experts call on Iran to stop intimidating journalists ahead of parliamentary elections The authorities in Iran should stop arresting, prosecuting and harassing journalists and online activists, and provide a safe space for freedom of expression as the country prepares for parliamentary elections early next year, UN human rights experts said today. “Increasing intimidation of […]

How Internet Censorship Protects Iranian Businesses

By Mahmoud Pargoo, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran continues to restrict access to US-based social media networks such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter as well as many other websites considered immoral or against its national security. Late last month, even Telegram, […]

Iran Expands ICT Cooperation with Iraq

By John Lee. The Iraqi Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received Iran’s Minister of Communications, Mr. Mahmoud Vaezi, and his accompanying delegation at his office on Wednesday. During the meeting they reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries and cooperation in the field of communications and ways to strengthen it, in addition to the general […]

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Russian Search Engine to Open Offices in Iran

Russia’s largest internet search engine, Yandex, is to open offices in Iran. The Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Mahmoud Vaezi, made the announcement during a meeting with the Russian Minister of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov, in Tehran on Sunday. Russia’s “Telegram social network… currently has 13 to 14 million users in Iran and is […]