October 11, 2017

Iranian Universities enter Iraq

By Zep Kalb for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. In the aftermath of the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the country’s educational system all but collapsed. Illiteracy rates have exploded. Universities have turned into sectarian battlegrounds. Systemic violence — including beatings, rape and […]
October 11, 2017

Iran, Armenia Discuss Expansion of Energy Cooperation

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh and Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan held a meeting in Tehran during which both sides called for enhanced cooperation between the two countries in the energy sector. During the meeting on Tuesday, Zangeneh and Karapetyan expressed satisfaction with the current level of bilateral cooperation in the energy sector and stressed […]
October 10, 2017

Iran announces $5b investment to boost oil output

TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said a package of investment to the tune of $5 billion has been prepared aiming to boost the country’s oil output within the next two years.
October 10, 2017

Iran announces $5b investment to boost oil output

TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said a package of investment to the tune of $5 billion has been prepared aiming to boost the country’s oil output within the next two years.
October 10, 2017

Iran boosts oil exports in sales battle with Saudis

TEHRAN – Iran’s crude oil exports to key markets like China were boosted in September while shipments from rival Saudi Arabia lowered, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.
October 10, 2017

Iran boosts oil exports in sales battle with Saudis

TEHRAN – Iran’s crude oil exports to key markets like China were boosted in September while shipments from rival Saudi Arabia lowered, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.
October 10, 2017

Europe’s business interest can shield JCPOA

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to “decertify” the Iran nuclear deal - known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - by an October 15 deadline, as he claims that Iran has not “lived up” to the spirit of the deal.
October 10, 2017

Europe’s business interest can shield JCPOA

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to “decertify” the Iran nuclear deal - known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - by an October 15 deadline, as he claims that Iran has not “lived up” to the spirit of the deal.
October 10, 2017

Renault Will Not Leave Iran Market in Face of More US Sanctions

Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, said the French carmaker would not “leave Iran” even if Washington re-imposed new sanctions against Tehran. “Obviously if it becomes impossible to deal with Iran we will put a plan together for the suspension of our business there, but that’s not at all to say that […]
October 10, 2017

NISOC to Decide Fate of 2 Oilfields by March 2018

The managing director of National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) said the company is planning to develop 4 oilfields in Iran, adding the fate of two of the fields will be determined by the end of the current calendar year to March 20 2018. Bijan Alipour said NISOC is considering development of Karanj, Parsi, Rag […]
October 10, 2017

UK Parliamentary Team Due in Iran in 3 Weeks

A delegation from the British Parliament will pay a visit to Iran within the next three weeks, an Iranian lawmaker announced. Speaking to Tasnim, Head of Iran-UK Parliamentary Friendship Group Alireza Rahimi said arrangements for the trip are being discussed with the British side. The visit would take place within the next three weeks, he […]
October 10, 2017

“Crushing Response” if US declares IRGC a Terror Group

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi warned that if Washington decides to declare the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization, Tehran would make a “firm and crushing” response. Speaking to reporters at his weekly press conference in Tehran on Monday, Qassemi hailed recent remarks made by IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, […]
October 10, 2017

CBI, ECO Trade and Development Bank inks MOU for mutual co-op

TEHRAN – Central Bank of Iran (CBI) and Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Trade and Development Bank signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation on Monday.
October 10, 2017

CBI, ECO Trade and Development Bank inks MOU for mutual co-op

TEHRAN – Central Bank of Iran (CBI) and Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Trade and Development Bank signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation on Monday.
October 10, 2017

Transit of goods via Iran rises 27% in H1

TEHRAN- Transit of goods via Iran rose 27 percent during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22) compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to a transport official.
October 10, 2017

Transit of goods via Iran rises 27% in H1

TEHRAN- Transit of goods via Iran rose 27 percent during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22) compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to a transport official.
October 10, 2017

Forum of Iran’s trade opportunity in Tunisia held

TEHRAN- The forum of Iran’s trade opportunities in Tunisia was held at the place of Iranian Ministry of Industry on Monday, IRNA reported.
October 10, 2017

Forum of Iran’s trade opportunity in Tunisia held

TEHRAN- The forum of Iran’s trade opportunities in Tunisia was held at the place of Iranian Ministry of Industry on Monday, IRNA reported.
October 10, 2017

NITC returning to European markets

KHARG- Kharg, a strategic island in Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, is of high economic significance for the country as it is home to Iran’s biggest oil export terminal, accounting for about 98 percent of the country’s crude exports. The T-Jetty in the southeast of the island can berth VLCCs (very large crude carriers).
October 10, 2017

NITC returning to European markets

KHARG- Kharg, a strategic island in Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, is of high economic significance for the country as it is home to Iran’s biggest oil export terminal, accounting for about 98 percent of the country’s crude exports. The T-Jetty in the southeast of the island can berth VLCCs (very large crude carriers).