Iran

Japan loads final Iranian oil shipment prior to US decision on sanctions waiver extensions

bne IntelliNews March 15, 2019

Trump administration nerves over climbing crude prices might prompt officials to tolerate more oil from Iran on the market than they wish to see.

ALACO DISPATCHES: Europe’s bid to salvage Iran nuclear deal under threat

Yigal Chazan of Alaco Dispatches March 8, 2019

A new trading channel circumventing US sanctions may falter over some Iranian lawmakers’ reluctance to adopt international financial regulations.

Apple blocks made-in-Iran apps from iPhones with new rules

bne IntelliNews March 4, 2019

Iranian officials believe US tech giant did not need to impose outright ban but erred on side of caution after receiving software list from media opposed to Islamic Republic.

Iran’s judiciary attacks rising star IT minister for internet freedoms supposedly linked to origins of terrorism

bne IntelliNews February 27, 2019

Young politician seen as presidential material draws ire of cyberspace officials.

Iran’s reformists fight to hold on to Zarif

Will Conroy in Prague February 26, 2019

If foreign minister’s shock resignation is accepted domino effect could put hardliners back at helm of diplomacy, playing into hands of US hawks.

Iranian foreign minister Zarif suddenly quits

bne IntelliNews February 25, 2019

Shock move will raise fears Iran is set to exit nuclear deal.

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