It sounds like something out of a pirate story, but the normally staid world of international trade has been beset by a flotilla of ghost ships in recent weeks, and they're weighed down by several million barrels of trouble for U.S. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 04:00:00 EDT.
The international group that monitors money-laundering worldwide said on Friday Iran had until February to complete reforms that would bring it into line with global norms or face consequences.
Reuters. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:20:49 -0400.
U.S. intelligence officials say they're concerned about "ongoing campaigns" by Russia, China, Iran and other countries to undermine confidence in American democracy. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:44:53 -0400.
Russian, China, Iran and other countries are engaged in continuous efforts to influence American policy and voters in the upcoming elections and beyond, national security officials say.
Irish Independent. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:35:35 +0100.
The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran could lead crude oil prices back to $90 a barrel so lifting the energy-heavy Russian stock market.
By Simon Constable, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:25:00 -0400.
Iran's president boasted Sunday that the United States has lost against the Islamic republic's "righteousness and wisdom" by walking out of the landmark nuclear deal. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 14 Oct 2018 06:55:48 -0400.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's president on Sunday tried to downplay U.S. sanctions targeting the country's vital oil and gas sector that are set to be restored next month. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 14 Oct 2018 04:26:54 -0400.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Banned charcoal exports from Somalia are thriving, generating millions of dollars a year for al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremists - and often passing through Iran to have their origins obscured, according to U.N. ...
Jennifer Peltz. Washington Times. Sat, 13 Oct 2018 05:37:30 -0400.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) vessel Konarak is now based in the city after which it is named, the Iranian media reported on 8 October. ...
Jeremy Binnie, London. Janes 360. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
Since President Trump announced that he would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, European leaders are actively working to help Tehran get around new sanctions.
Steven Erlanger. New York Times. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:06:52 GMT.
The U.S. on Monday urged the United Nations' highest court to toss out a case filed by Iran that seeks to recover around $2 billion worth of frozen assets the U.S. ...
Mike Corder. Fox News. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:09:24 GMT.
THE HAGUE (AFP) - The United States will confront Tehran at the UN's top court on Monday (Oct 8) over billions in frozen assets, in a case that could deepen the Trump administration's rift with international justice.
Straits Times. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:03:34 +0800.
Iran's parliament voted Sunday to join a global convention to cut off terror financing, hoping to avoid further international sanctions as the 2015 nuclear accord unravels. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 07 Oct 2018 11:18:26 -0400.
Facts About Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
an elected President who appoints a Prime Minister and other ministers
as well as a unicameral Consultative Assembly. An appointed
religious leader, known as an Ayatollah, is authorized to protect the
Iran's capital city is Tehran, and its currency is the Iranian Real.
In 2007, Iran's estimated population was 65,398,000, and the primary
spoken language of Iranians is Farsi (or Persian). Approximately
51% of Iranians are Persian, 24% are Azeri, 7% are Kurdish, and 18% are
Click on the small Iran map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iran.