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Senior Saudi Prince Says Trump Shouldn’t Scrap Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, Nov 11 – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump should not scrap a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers but should take the nation to task for its “destabilizing activities” in the Middle East, said a former senior Saudi official. Gulf powers watched with alarm as U.S. President Barack Obama forged a deal with its

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Iran Says Has Options If Nuclear Deal Fails

BRATISLAVA – Iran wants all parties to stick to an international nuclear deal but has options if that does not happen, its foreign minister said on Thursday after the U.S. election victory of Donald Trump, who has vowed to pull out of the pact. “Of course Iran’s options are not limited but our hope and

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Iran, Russia Start Construction of New Iranian Nuclear Plant

DUBAI, Sept 10 – Iran began building a second nuclear plant with Russian help on Saturday, in a $10 billion project which follows Tehran’s landmark nuclear deal with world powers last year, state media reported. State television showed Iranian and Russian officials at launching ceremonies for the 10-year project which will include two power plants

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Iran Denies U.S. Cash Payment Was Related to Nuclear Deal

DUBAI, Aug 8 – Iran said on Monday that $1.7 billion that the United States sent it in January was cash owned since before the 1979 revolution, confirming the White House’s assertion that it was not related to nuclear talks or a prisoner release. The Obama administration said last week that the cash paid soon

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Iran Says Has Finalized the Deal to Buy 100 Boeing Airliners

DUBAI, June 19 – Iran has reached a deal to buy 100 planes from U.S. planemaker Boeing, and the two sides are awaiting approval by U.S. Treasury authorities, the head ofIran‘s Civil Aviation Organisation said in remarks published by state media on Sunday. So far, Boeing has only been granted permission to present its products

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Russian Hopes for Iran Trade Boom Run Aground at Caspian Port

By Svetlana Burmistrova ASTRAKHAN, Russia, June 5 – When sanctions on Iran were lifted in January, Russia might have expected to be near the front of the queue for business opportunities. Moscow, after all, was one of Tehran’s oldest allies and is now its partner on the battlefield in Syria. On the evidence of the

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Big Guards-Owned Company May Lose Out as Iran Economy, Politics Shift

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin DUBAI, May 26 – Long used to lucrative state contracts, Iran’s biggest construction company faces leaner times, as overseas firms better able to attract financing push for orders in an economy trying to open to the world after years of sanctions. The misfortunes of Khatam al Anbia Construction Headquarters (KAA) are an

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Iran Denounces U.S, Ruling Awarding Iran Money to Bomb Victims

ANKARA, April 21 – Iran has denounced as “theft” a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that almost $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American families of those killed in attacks blamed on the Islamic Republic, state television reported. The ruling was handed down on Wednesday as U.S. President Barack Obama visited Iran’s

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April Oil Freeze Meeting May Go Ahead Without Iran

By Rania El Gamal and Alex Lawler March 16 – Oil producers including Gulf OPEC members still support holding a meeting next month to discuss a deal to freeze output even without Iran, OPEC sources said, as political pressure to prop up prices increases. On Monday, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said after talks in

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