Iran

  • Iran fully prepared; US never dares to attack: Deputy FM

    Iran fully prepared; US never dares to attack: Deputy FM

    Nov 12, 2019 18:00

    A senior Iranian diplomat says the United States does not dare to attack Iran as it knows well that the Islamic Republic stands fully prepared to defend itself against any aggression.

  • Iran: An LNG superpower in the making

    Iran: An LNG superpower in the making

    Nov 12, 2019 16:34

    Given Iran’s huge natural gas reserves, its new-found rapprochement with fellow gas supergiant Qatar, and Russia’s strategy to expedite the ‘Gas OPEC’ global supply and pricing cartel, Tehran’s plans to re-energize a long-stalled plan to establish dominance in the global liquefied natural gas market (LNG) makes perfect sense.

  • Iran looks to rising bloc in EU mold to beat US sanctions: Report

    Iran looks to rising bloc in EU mold to beat US sanctions: Report

    Nov 12, 2019 16:30

    Iran is seriously rooting for the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), a huge trading bloc in the mold of the European Union which seeks to connect Europe and the Asia-Pacific.

  • Iran FM challenges European claim of upholding 2015 nuclear deal

    Iran FM challenges European claim of upholding 2015 nuclear deal

    Nov 12, 2019 10:20

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has challenged a claim by the European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal that they are upholding their end of the bargain, saying the trio have, in fact, fulfilled none of their contractual commitments.

  • Mogherini: EU reaffirms full commitment to Iran nuclear deal

    Mogherini: EU reaffirms full commitment to Iran nuclear deal

    Nov 12, 2019 07:03

    European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini says despite all difficulties, the bloc's foreign ministers have once again reaffirmed their support for the full implementation of a nuclear deal Iran clinched with the 5+1 group in 2015.

  • Iran’s sale of LPG through local bourse hits new high

    Iran’s sale of LPG through local bourse hits new high

    Nov 12, 2019 06:22

    The daily sale of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced in Iranian refineries and supplied through a local bourse mechanism has set a new high as reports suggest around 115 million liters of the product has been sold in one single exchange.

  • Iran ships 100 tons of table eggs each day amid oversupply

    Iran ships 100 tons of table eggs each day amid oversupply

    Nov 12, 2019 06:12

    Iran is exporting around 100 tons of table eggs amid an oversupply that has forced the government to ease restrictions on exports.

  • Iranian diplomat says INSTEX implementation incomplete, ineffective

    Iranian diplomat says INSTEX implementation incomplete, ineffective

    Nov 12, 2019 05:59

    A senior Iranian diplomat has criticized Europe for failing to implement a non-dollar direct payment channel aimed at facilitating trade with Iran in the face of US sanctions, saying Tehran considers the mechanism "weak."

  • Iran opens new steel mill with over 1.5m tons of capacity

    Iran opens new steel mill with over 1.5m tons of capacity

    Nov 11, 2019 15:30

    Iran has opened a new steel mill with a production capacity of over one and a half millions a year as the country further diversifies its economy from oil and taps into its vast reserves of metals and minerals.