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Parts of Trump Travel Ban to take Effect

The US Supreme Court decided on Monday to allow parts of President Trump’s travel ban to go into effect. The ban, which prohibits people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the US for 90 days, is expected to take effect within days, but it will not apply to people who have […]

How Rouhani’s Re-Election can affect Global Politics

By Danielle Rowe. How President Hassan Rouhani’s Re-Election Can Affect Global Politics and Economy The re-installation of President Hassan Rouhani as the president of Iran seems to indicate the citizens’ continued choice of building ties with the international community. Despite his reputation for international relations, many skeptics are wondering how Iran will affect global politics […]

JCPOA Could Hold without US: Kerry

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry said the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), could hold even if Donald Trump repeals it. Kerry, however, warned that imposing new economic sanctions against Tehran could be dangerous. “It doesn’t make sense, folks, to risk a step that gets us nothing,” […]

CIA Names New Iran Chief

By John Lee. The New York Times reports that experienced CIA official Michael D’Andrea is to run the agency’s Iran operations. The newspaper says this is the first major sign that the Trump administration is invoking the hard line that he took against Iran during his electoral campaign. D’Andrea, a convert to Islam, is said […]

US tries to Control pro-Iran Factions in Mideast

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News.  US mulls how best to Control pro-Iran Factions in Mideast As the administration of US President Donald Trump looks ahead to a post-Islamic State (IS) status in the […]

Rouhani hints at Talks with US to lift Non-Nuclear Sanctions

By Rohollah Faghihi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held his first press conference May 22 following his re-election. Answering a question regarding the recent gathering of 55 countries in Saudi Arabia to coincide with the visit of US […]

Video: President Rouhani dismisses Trump’s Comments

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran’s newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani dismisses his US counterpart Donald Trump’s harsh comments on Iran during the summit with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia:

Trump Admin Extends Sanctions on Iran

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated seven targets in connection with Iran’s ballistic missile program: OFAC designated two senior Iranian defense officials, including a defense official who facilitated the sale of explosives and provided other support to Syria and the director of the organization responsible for […]

First US Tech Firm to Invest in Iran in Years

An Iranian company says a top American technology leader plans to invest in an Iranian oil equipment production project – what could be the first direct investment by a US oil company in Iran after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Speaking at a press conference at Iran’s Oil Show, Neda Mousavizadegan, the managing director of Iran’s […]

Zangeneh: Minimum Risk of New Sanctions

International companies should seize new opportunities for investment in Iran’s economic and energy sectors despite the talks about new sanctions in the wake of increasing political tensions between Tehran and Washington, a top oil official says. “If there are new restrictions, it will not affect the deals that are concluded after the easing of restrictions […]