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How US Cash Payments Story Played Out in 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. Recent revelations that the Barack Obama administration paid Iran $1.7 billion in cash just as four American-Iranians were released in January have caused a Republican furor in Washington. In Tehran, by contrast, all political […]

US “Transferred $1.3bn More” in Cash to Iran

By John Lee. The Obama administration followed up a planeload of $400 million in cash sent to Iran in January with two more such shipments in the next 19 days, totaling another $1.3 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing congressional officials briefed by the U.S. State, Treasury and Justice departments. The cash payments—made […]