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Iran plans High-Speed Rail Links

By John Lee. Iran Railways says it has signed a preliminary agreement with the Italian state-owned Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) to build two high-speed links in Iran. The lines will run between Qom and Arak, and between Tehran and Isfahan. According to the report from Associated Press, Iran signed an $8 million deal with French company […]

New Generation of Iranian Hostels attract Younger Tourists

By Maysam Bizaer for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Tourism has been among the main sectors of the Iranian economy that immediately witnessed steady growth after the lifting of international sanctions last year as part of the 2015 nuclear deal. With the rise in […]

Why some Iraqi Shiites want Distance from Iran

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Why some Iraqi Shiites are pushing for Distance from Iran Iraq’s Shiites are witnessing a political-religious rift in their stance toward Iran whose development can be traced back to 2003. While some express complete […]