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    Iran urges elimination of all nuclear weapons

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 01:51pm by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York UN ambassador tells General Assembly’s disarmament committee Iran seeks elimination of all "inhuman" nuclear weapons Iran’s UN ambassador ... The election of President Hassan Rouhani, viewed as a moderate, has led to a revival of talks in Geneva aimed at allaying Western fears that the real aim of Iran’s nuclear enrichment programme ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Israel sceptical of Iran's new president

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 11:59am by Associated Press in Vienna

    ... a nonexistent nuclear weapons programme meant to divert attention from Israel’s own nuclear weapons arsenal. Iran’s new president, Hasan Rouhani, has said he wants to ease international confrontation ... urged the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency board meeting earlier this week to seize what he called an opportunity opened by Rouhani’s more conciliatory rhetoric, though he threatened ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    US says talks serious, after Iran hints at atomic concessions

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:09am by Reuters in Geneva

    ... Reuters in Geneva Negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme described by US as "intense" and "straightforward" but "no one should expect a breakthrough overnight". The United States described two days of nuclear negotiations with Iran as the most serious and candid to date after Western diplomats said Tehran hinted it was ready to scale back ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian army able to destroy Israel ‘alone’, says commander

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 06:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iran’s army “alone” is able to destroy Israel, army commander General Ataollah Salehi said on Thursday, responding to boasts by the Jewish state that its military that could attack its archfoe on its own. “Our message to this illegitimate regime [Israel] is the same, we do not need to utilise all of Iran’s military forces,” Salehi said ...


    Russia and West differ on approach to Iran nuclear talks, Fabius says

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by Reuters

    ... of the negotiations is a deal curbing Iran's nuclear energy programme to minimise the risk of any diversions into bomb-making in exchange for a removal of tough economic sanctions imposed on Tehran. ... Reuters in Paris French foreign minister hopes the differences will not affect the unity of the negotiating group Divisions between Russia, West in Iran nuclear talks France's foreign ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    UN meeting to focus on deadlocked Iran talks

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 07:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Vienna

    ... world powers, diplomats said. “My own instinct is that there won’t be an Iran resolution,” from the 35-nation International Atomic Energy Agency board of governors, one diplomat said. “But it’s ... Agence France-Presse in Vienna Deadlocked talks with Iran will be in focus at a meeting of the UN nuclear agency’s board from on Monday, together with a possible new term for director ...

  7. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    US sanctions on Iran have a wide reach

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by LUCY REED

    ... Lucy Reed Lucy Reed, a Hong Kong-based partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, looks at how US sanctions against Iran will affect Asian firms US sanctions on Iran have a wide reach What is the current status of US sanctions laws against Iran? US sanctions against Iran are enforced by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (a division of the US Treasury) and the US Department of State. ...

  8. News - China - OBITUARY

    'Crazy Yang', Chinese oil tycoon who pioneered deals with Iran, dies

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 06:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Legendary Chinese oil trader "Crazy Yang" Qinglong, who started China's oil business with Iran in the 1990s and who is fondly remembered for bear-hugging ... to formally import crude oil from Iran. At the time, Iran was supplying oil to China to pay for arms supplied by Beijing during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. By 2001, Yang'¦s state trader ...

  9. News - World

    Iran cancels CNPC contract in still undeveloped Azadegan oilfield

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:01am by Reuters

    ... in Iran, because China wanted to strengthen ties to the US energy sector and feared dealing with Tehran would jeopardise those plans. Over years of Chinese inaction, Iranian officials have been ... Chinese energy companies from investing in Iran remain in place. Iranian officials also say they will soon offer foreign investors radically improved oil-and-gas contracts, featuring much more ...

  10. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi Arabia invites Iranian foreign minister to visit Riyadh

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:47am by Reuters

    ... President Bashar al-Assad faces an insurgency backed by Gulf Arabs. Gulf states, like Western powers and Israel, fear Iran has been using its declared civilian nuclear energy programme as a front ... Reuters in Riyadh Iranian foreign minister invited to Riyadh Saudi Arabia has invited Iran's foreign minister to visit, Riyadh said yesterday, hinting at the possibility of a thaw ...




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