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Talent Continues to Leave Iran in Droves

By Zahra Alipour for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Seven exceptionally talented Iranian math students lost their lives in a bus crash on March 17, 1998. One of them was enrolled at Tehran University, while the others were studying at Sharif University of Technology. […]

Pergas Drafting Proposal for 2 Khuzestan Oilfields

Pergas Consortium will submit its master development plan proposal to the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to develop Shadegan and Karanj oilfields in the southern oil-rich province of Khuzestan by July, the group’s managing director said. “The company will allocate $1 billion to expand the fields in the first phase and if required, more money […]

President Rouhani Test-Drives Homegrown Electric Car

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday test-drove a domestically-made electric car in Tehran. President Rouhani was invited to test-drive the battery-powered car called “Yooz” (Cheetah) while being briefed on electric products of three Iranian knowledge-based companies on Wednesday. The car as well as two electric motorcycles displayed on Wednesday have been developed by the research […]

Financial Watchdog Worries Iranian Hard-liners

By Saheb Sadeghi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The Iranian government’s efforts to get off the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) blacklist is spurring attacks against President Hassan Rouhani by primarily conservative forces. Given the agreement to adhere to FATF guidelines, critics […]

Shift to Open Market Economy no Easy Task

By Alireza Ramezani, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Shift to open market economy no easy task for Iran Late last month, the Management and Planning Organization (MPO) of Iran drafted the country’s sixth five-year strategic development plan. In the plan, the MPO […]