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Trump’s Options on the Nuclear Deal with Iran

By Seyed Hossein Mousavian for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. While President Donald Trump’s State Department has twice now certified Iranian compliance with the July 2015 nuclear deal, there are indications that Trump is intent on scuttling his predecessor’s signature foreign policy achievement. However, […]

Iranians Support Restarting Nuclear Program if US backs out of Deal

By Barbara Slavin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranians Support Restarting Nuclear Program if US backs out of Deal Iranians’ approval of the 2015 nuclear deal is growing, but so is their appetite for restarting the country’s suspended program if the Donald Trump […]

New Trump Sanctions Against Iran – FULL LIST

The United States announced new sanctions against 18 Iranian individuals, groups and networks on Tuesday, over the Islamic Republic’s missile program. The move comes just one day after the Trump administration certified the Iranian government’s compliance with the nuclear deal. Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned the new measures and said it will respond to the US […]

Trump Reluctantly Certifies Iran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal

By Laura Rozen for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The Donald Trump administration on Monday told Congress that Iran remains compliant with the nuclear deal while building the case for a thorough renegotiation of the international accord. The certification, which Congress mandates every […]

Talks with 27 Foreign Firms over Major Oil Projects

Iranian Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs Amir Hossein Zamaninia said Tehran is in negotiations with 27 foreign companies over oil projects worth $200 billion. “I can assure you this (gas deal with Total) isn’t the last one,” Zamaninia told CNNMoney on the sidelines of an oil conference in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday referring to […]

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 […]