Tag Archives | Turkey

Did Erdogan threaten Iran?

By Arash Karami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranian officials, from the Hassan Rouhani administration to the supreme leader’s advisers, have been attempting to contain the escalating crisis between Russia and Turkey. As those efforts seem to be unsuccessful, there are reports […]

Video: Iran willing to ‘mediate’ Russia/Turkey Spat

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran’s Parliament speaker Ali Larijani gave a presser in Tehran, saying Iran would be willing to “play the role of mediator” in the dispute between Russia and Turkey over the downing of a Russian […]

Tehran, Istanbul Bourses sign MOU

The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation with Istanbul Stock Exchange, also known as Borsa Istanbul, according to the Fars News Agency. The MOU was signed by Hassan Qalibaf-Asl [Hassan Ghalibaf Asl] (pictured), the managing director of TSE, and Tuncay Dinc, the CEO of Borsa Istanbul. Qalibaf-Asl […]

Iran Files Claim to Ownership of Onur Air

By John Lee. Iran’s Oil Ministry has opened a legal case in Turkey demanding ownership of budget airline OnurAir. The company was acquired for $235 million in 2013 by Kudret Tuncel and Mahdi Shams, two allegedly official partners of Babek Zanjani, who has been in jail in Iran pending trial on corruption charges for almost […]

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: […]