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  1. News - World

    Jump in number of foreign tourists to Iran

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by AP

    ... said the thriving industry could help Iran's economy out of recession and bring in much-needed hard currency. He said 4.5 million foreign tourists visited over the period, bringing in US$6 ... Associated Press in Tehran Desire to improve image and looser visa policies help to boost arrivals by 35 per cent Iran sees jump in foreign tourists The number of foreigners visiting Iran ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    US Senate to move on new Iran sanctions in December if no nuclear agreement reached

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 10:24am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of the Iranian economy that support its nuclear ambitions, as well as pursue those who divert goods to Iran.” A bipartisan group of 14 senators including John McCain and Senate Foreign Relations ... Agence France-Presse in Washington United States will impose additional sanctions on Tehran next month if no progress is made in current talks on Iran's nuclear programme The US ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    World powers see Iran’s Rouhani as chance for nuclear deal

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 05:54pm by Reuters in Brussels

    ... Reuters in Brussels Six world powers see a chance that Iran’s relatively moderate new president, beset by sanctions and worried about unrest in the region trickling home, may be more ... pressure will finally force Iran to scale back its nuclear work, which they suspect aims at allowing Tehran to make bombs.  President-elect Hassan Rouhani won the June 14 election largely ...

  4. News - World

    Iran to begin registering presidential candidates

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... of challenges, including Iran’s worsening economy targeted by international sanctions over Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme. The process of screening candidates is entrusted to the Guardians Council, ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran A five-day registration period for candidates in Iran’s June 14 presidential election begins on Tuesday, with a string of conservative hopefuls ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iran president slams ‘blunders’ in the Middle East but eyes cooperation with the West

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... to lift damaging Western sanctions that have hit Iran’s economy hard and prevented oil companies from doing business in the country. “We are determined to continue negotiations with our ... that has been done this week and discuss the path forward.” There were further talks planned between the trio on Friday. Iran wants UN and Western sanctions lifted, and is pushing for the right ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei undergoes prostate surgery

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:43pm

    ... to outside pressures. He has called UN and Western sanctions imposed over Iran’s nuclear programme a “full-fledged economic war” on his country and has ordered the government to create an “economy ... Associated Press in Tehran Iran’s supreme leader underwent prostate surgery on Monday and was recovering at a government hospital in Tehran, state media said in a rare report on the state ...

  7. HK executives keen to bridge culture gap

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... As economy opens up in oil-rich nation, attempts are being made to improve understanding, writes Martin Donovan As business links between Iran and Hong Kong steadily grow, companies also ... experts,' Mr Li said. Resources such as iron-ore are attracting Gold Ocean Asia, a new company that is encouraged by what Mr Chau calls Iran's 'open-door policy' towards its economy ...

  8. News - China - FOREIGN RELATIONS

    Beijing wants closer military ties with Iran: defence minister

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:40pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... closer military ties with Iran, the defence minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy in Beijing on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming diplomatic links despite controversy over Iran’s nuclear plans. Defence Minister Chang Wanquan told Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari that the two armed forces have seen “good cooperation on mutual visits, personnel ...

  9. News - World

    Iran facing economic crisis because of sanctions, says Israel

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Iran's economy "is not collapsing, but it is on the verge of collapse". The loss of oil revenue would be up to US$50 billion by the end of the year, he told Israel Radio. "The ... were having a profound effect on Iran's economy and could be destabilising the government. But the measures had yet to persuade the regime to abandon its nuclear programme and, therefore, ...

  10. News - World - IRAN: ANALYSIS

    Iran nuclear talks going slowly, but making progress as deadline extended

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... in return wants the lifting of painful UN and Western sanctions strangling its economy. Iran appears to have given ground on two things: the future of the Arak reactor, which could provide ... Agence France-Presse in Vienna It's taken five months of negotiating, but a breakthrough could be around the corner Iran nuclear talks going slowly, but making progress If Iran ...




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