Tag Archives: Iran

What would hardliner Raisi mean for Iran and the world?

TEHRAN: Ebrahim Raisi, the leading candidate for Iran’s hardliners in next month’s presidential election, has left many wondering whether the country’s fragile opening to the West could be under threat. The 56-year-old judge and cleric registered on Friday for the May 19 vote and his candidacy is being closely watched by foreign investors and diplomats… Read More »

Iran, Indonesia condemn US air strike in Syria as Britain, Australia give support

Iran condemned a US strike on a Syrian airbase on Friday (Apr 7) as Britain and Australia gave their support, with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull describing it as a “proportionate and calibrated response” to the use of chemical weapons. US President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly… Read More »

Iran to build nuclear marine propulsion after US 'violation' of deal

BEIRUT: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani ordered on Tuesday the head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran to start planning the development of nuclear marine propulsion in reaction to what he called the United States’ violation of the nuclear deal. Such propulsion would to be in marine transportation,” he said in a letter published on state… Read More »

Iran supports any move to stabilise oil market – Rouhani

DUBAI: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran supports any move to stabilise the global oil market and lift prices, the Iranian oil ministry news agency SHANA quoted him as saying on Sunday. “Instability and falling oil prices are harmful to all countries, especially oil producers,” Rouhani was quoted as saying by SHANA. “Tehran welcomes any… Read More »

Iran advisory body approves new oil and gas contract – Tasnim

DUBAI: Iran’s new oil and gas contract was approved on Tuesday after some amendments by the Resistance Economy Headquarters, a top government economic advisory body, the Fars and Tasnim news agencies reported. The Iran Petroleum Contract (IPC) is a cornerstone of the country’s plan to raise crude production through foreign investment. The launch of contracts… Read More »