Overall, oil is being supported by the OPEC+ deal to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day. U.S. sanctions against Venezuela and Iran also continue to tighten the commodity's fundamentals.
Nilanjan Choudhury. Zacks. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:42:00 GMT.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT An unnamed 42-year-old woman from Iran visited a dermatologist complaining of overgrown gums. She was diagnosed with a rare condition called 'strawberry gingivitis'.
Daily Mail. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:03:07 GMT.
The first Iranian woman to box in a professional match has cancelled plans to return home from France after a warrant for her arrest was issued in Tehran.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:02:00 +0000.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi made his first visit to Saudi Arabia since taking office six months ago, meeting King Salman during the stop on a regional tour that has also seen visits to Cairo and Tehran in recent weeks. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:18:40 -0400.
MILAN (AP) - Italian bank UniCredit will pay $1.3 billion (1.5 billion euros) to settle charges by the U.S. government that it violated sanctions against Iran and other countries. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 05:50:38 -0400.
Oil purchases by China and India are undermining United States sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, but halting them could come at a cost.
Edward Wong and Clifford Krauss. New York Times. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 03:55:39 GMT.
Congress and some legal experts are concerned the Trump administration is laying the legal groundwork for war with Iran by increasingly connecting the country to al Qaeda
ABC News. Sun, 14 Apr 2019 06:54:19 -0400.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday defended the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as protectors of Iran a day after the United States labelled the group as a foreign terrorist organization.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 9 Apr 2019 04:10:53 EDT.
Iran has reciprocated against the U.S. designation of their Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist organization by doing the same, threatening dangerous consequences for the U.S. "adventurist measure". ...
By Zak Doffman, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 9 Apr 2019 07:23:00 +0000.
TEHERAN (AFP) - Iran declared the United States a "state sponsor of terrorism" and its forces in the region "terror groups", in a tit-for-tat response to a similar US move on Monday (April 8).
Straits Times. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 02:24:21 +0800.
Record rainfalls over the past two weeks have killed people across 13 provinces. Forecasters expect heavy rain to continue over the next few days, forcing the evacuation of regions bordering Iraq.
Shannon Van Sant. NPR. Sun, 07 Apr 2019 16:10:47 -0400.
Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova recalled the statemnt of US State Department Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook, where he claims Iran's s involved in the death of 600 US troops in Iraq
Tass. Thu, 04 Apr 2019 18:12:59 +0300.
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.