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Over 200 Foreign Investors Active in Iran Capital Market

The number of foreign shareholders in the capital market of Iran is now more than 200, the Managing Director of the Central Securities Depository of Iran (CSDI) has said. Last month 9 natural shareholders from Romania, Russia, South Africa, Italy, Britain (2 people), Kuwait, Pakistan, and Afghanistan received their codes to be active in the […]

Five Reasons why Iran-Saudi Conflict Won’t Escalate

By Dr. Ali Omidi, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia have been tense ever since the establishment of the Islamic Republic back in 1979. Initially, Iran’s doctrine of exporting its revolution and its leaders’ negative view of countries […]

Zarif: Iran, EU to start ‘All-Out Cooperation’

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday that Iran and the European Union (EU) are set to start all-out cooperation and he will discuss Syria and Yemen in his talks in Brussels. Zarif is to hold talks with the officials of the European Union (EU) on various issues including the July nuclear deal known as […]

Iran Hedges its Bets in Syria

By Ellie Geranmayeh, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The countries party to the statement of the International Syria Support Group, which was agreed to Nov. 14 in Vienna, seek to implement a road map to end the Syrian conflict under conditions most […]

Iranian Olive Branch Offers Diplomatic Paradigm Shift

By Hassan Ahmadian, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. It has been five years since the Arab Spring began roiling the Middle East and North Africa. During this time, conflict pitting Saudi Arabia and Qatar against Iran and its regional allies in Syria, […]

Iran Improves in Ease of Doing Business index

By John Lee. Iran has been ranked 118th out of 189 countries in the World Bank‘s recent Doing Business 2016 report, 12 places higher than the previous year. Top of the list were Singapore, New Zealand and Denmark, with last place going to Eritrea, just behind Libya and South Sudan. The pace of business regulatory […]

Iran gives 30-day visas at airports

By John Lee. Iran is to start issuing 30-day visas for tourists from 58 countries upon arrival at its airports. The Persian-language newspaper Donya-ye Eqtesad says the visas can be extended by 15 more days. Foreign tourists could previously get 14-day visas at Iran’s airports and their visas could not be extended. Eligible countries are: […]

Does Iran even want Russia in Syria?

By Abbas Qaidaari, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The already complex situations in Iraq and Syria have become more complicated following the announcement that an intelligence sharing command base has been formed by Iran, Russia, Syria and Iraq. The base, which is slated […]

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Video: Iran ‘deploys troops’ to help Syria

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Thousands of Iranian troops are reported to have arrived in Syria to help the government carry out a ground offensive in northern Syria:

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Video: Anti-Daesh Coordination with Iraq

From Iran’s PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s spokesman says Baghdad will step up coordination with Russia, Iran and Syria in the field of military intelligence to share and analyze information. Sa’ad al-Hadithi says the coordination committee […]