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Video: Iran to quit Nuclear Deal if US keeps Adding Sanctions

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. President Hassan Rouhani warns that Iran could abandon its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers within hours if the United States keeps on imposing new sanctions as he outlines plans for his new term.

Full List of Rouhani’s New Cabinet

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday submitted the list of his proposed ministerial picks to the Parliament for a vote of confidence, four days after his swearing-in ceremony. Iranian Vice President for parliamentary affairs, Hossein Ali Amiri, submitted the list of the proposed ministers to the Parliament’s presiding board on Tuesday. President Rouhani took the […]

Video: Rouhani vows to End Isolation

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani vows to continue his efforts to end the country’s isolation as he is sworn in for a second term by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei:

Iran’s Economy a ‘Masterpiece of Structural Ambiguity’

By Ali Dadpay for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The economy dominated Iran’s recent presidential election. Hassan Rouhani, the incumbent, argued that integration into the global economy is the only path to prosperity and job creation, while his rivals accused his administration of […]

Inflation likely to rise in Rouhani’s Second Term

By Bijan Khajehpour for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. In terms of economic management, containing inflation has been one of the most significant achievements of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s first term in office. The Rouhani administration managed to reduce inflation from close to […]

Iran Eyes 10 Energy Deals with Majors by March 2018

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says the Rouhani administration has tasked the company to ink 10 major deals for developing oi land gas fields by the end of the current Iranian calendar year to March 20 2018. Gholamreza Manouchehri, deputy for development and engineering at the NIOC, said on Saturday that the company is […]

President’s Brother Detained; Financial Impropriety Alleged

By John Lee. The brother of President Hassan Rouhani has been detained over allegations of financial impropriety. Hossein Fereidoun [Fereydoun] (pictured), described as a close confidante of the President, failed to secure bail on Saturday. He is also said to have played a senior role in the negotiations that lead to the nuclear agreement. President […]

Rouhani leads Iran’s Return to Wheat Exports

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. Iran is among the top wheat consumers in the world. Consumption per capita in the country is estimated at 167.6 kilograms (369 pounds) per year, almost three times the global average of some 67 kilograms […]

Second-term Rouhani likely to move closer to Russia

By Hamidreza Azizi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. After weeks of heated campaigning and controversial televised debates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani managed to secure a second term in the May 19 presidential elections. Now, with electoral passions considerably eased, the question of […]

Re-elected Rouhani now stuck in ‘Middle-Class Trap’

By Saeid Jafari, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. While President Hassan Rouhani focused on Iran’s educated middle class ahead of the May 19 vote, his conservative rivals targeted the poor. Having achieved an impressive victory, Rouhani now faces the challenge of maintaining […]