President Rouhani says his country will depend less on oil revenue next year, in a new budget that is designed to resist crippling US trade embargoes.
Voice of America. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 04:32:22 -0500.
Iran released the Chinese-American student Xiyue Wang on Saturday, with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirming the US freed Iranian scientist Massoud Soleimani in return.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 02:47:56 +1100.
Princeton graduate student Xiyue Wang, held by Iran for three years, was released Saturday in exchange for Iranian scientist Massoud Soleimani, who had been held in the U.S.
James Doubek. NPR. Sat, 07 Dec 2019 07:31:20 -0500.
Washington's top envoy to Tehran Brian Hook said the regime 'could have murdered over 1,000' in its aggressive efforts to stamp out the uprisings over fuel price hikes.
Daily Mail. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:04:37 GMT.
Alnylam (ALNY) gets FDA approval for givosiran injection, to be marketed by the trade name of Givlaari, for the treatment of adults with AHP.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:54:00 GMT.
VIENNA (AP) - The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency says Iran has not provided additional details about the discovery of uranium particles of man-made origin at a location that had not been declared. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:48:28 -0500.
Oil prices are middling, oil demand is tepid, and Middle East oil supplies are under constant threat of attack as Aramco gears up for its historic IPO/
By Ariel Cohen, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:11:06 +0000.
The Neo-Assyrian Empire, centered in northern Iraq and extending from Iran to Egypt -- the largest empire of its time -- collapsed after more than two centuries of dominance at the fall of its capital, Nineveh, in 612 B.C.E. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 11:59:51 EST.
Sweden on Wednesday remanded an Iranian man in custody, suspected of war crimes and murders committed in Iran in the summer of 1988, Swedish prosecutors said.
The Local. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:23:41 +0100.
Uranium of a man-made origin has been discovered in Iran at a site that has "not been declared" to inspectors, the United Nation's nuclear watchdog disclosed for the first time in a report Monday.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Mon, 11 Nov 2019 17:18:47 GMT.
Archaeologists have identified the remains of a stone wall in Iran about the length of the famous Hadrian's Wall that was built across England by the Romans.
Live Science. Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:19:16 +0000.
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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.