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Rouhani: Europe takes big step to save JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised Europe for taking a “big step” toward maintaining business with Iran after the unilateral U.S. withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal and re-imposition of new sanctions on the …

UN orders U.S. to lift some Iran sanctions

The United Nations' highest court ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil aviation. U.S. President Donald …

France starts freezing Iran's assets

France seized assets belonging to Iran’s intelligence services and two Iranian nationals in response to a June plot to attack an exiled Iranian opposition group’s rally outside Paris, the government said. A senior French …

What does $85 oil mean?

Oil prices were higher today ahead of upcoming U.S. sanctions on Iran starting next month. Oil prices continue to increase primarily on concerns that the sanctions on Iran and the collapse of Venezuelan production will lead to shortages, as …

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks western Iran

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake rocked western Iran today, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. The earthquake was registered 131 km west of Isfahan at a depth of 10km. There were no reports of …

Oil hits four-year peak ahead of sanctions on Iran

U.S. oil prices hit their highest level since November 2014 and Brent crude was also near a four-year peak reached the previous day, with markets preparing for tighter supply once U.S. sanctions against Iran kick in next month. U.S. …

Three Iranian satellites ready for launching

Iran will launch three domestically-made satellites this year, head of Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Berari said, adding that the satellites Payam-e Amirkabir, Dousti, and Nahid-1 have been completely built. …

Tehran comments on missile attack in Syria

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi praised a missile attack by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) against Takfiri militants in eastern Syria and said it proved the Islamic Republic’s determination to …

Iran gives reply to 'oil bulls'

Managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Ali Kardor said Tehran has no plans for any reduction in the country’s oil output despite the looming US sanctions. "We are not planning on …