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Possible new sanctions on Iran not to significantly affect nuclear talks – expert

March 6, 2013

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The possible new sanctions on Iran not going to have an immediate impact, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. The expert was commenting on the possibility of new sanctions on Iran from the U.S. side taking place. Meanwhile, Gen. James Mattis, head of U.S. Central […]

Expert: Many in Iran feel safer keeping cash in gold, US dollars

February 22, 2013

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While there is a substantial amount of cash in Iran, many feel it is safer kept in gold and dollars, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. The expert was commenting on the fluctuations of currencies at Iranian markets. Recently Iran has arrested several people charged […]

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Gulf neighbors do not welcome Iran’s initiative to establish petrochemical-exporting organization

February 13, 2013

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Persian Gulf countries do not welcome Iran's initiative to establish a joint organization for exporting petrochemicals, Professor of Political Science, expert on Iran and Middle East, Reza Taghizadeh said.

Iranian official: Iran never to accept negotiations under pressure

February 13, 2013

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Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi spoke on various issues.

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Iran discovers new natural gas reserves

January 18, 2013

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Iran has discovered new reserves of natural gas, Iranian Central Oilfields Company Managing Director Mehdi Fakour said, Mehr reported. Without revealing any details, Fakour noted, that the reserves were discovered in North-East of Iran. He added that until September 2013, Iran will continue the exploration study of the newly discovered resources. According to BP’s annual […]

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Six reasons why Iran should use compressed natural gas for vehicles

January 17, 2013

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The use of natural gas in vehicles in the world has been increasing, and one country that could benefit big from natural gas-run vehicles is Iran. According to the Natural Gas Vehicle Organization, the number of NGVs (natural gas-fueled cars) in use worldwide by the end of 2011 had grown to 15.2 million. Some forecasts […]

Iran’s true intentions behind proprietorship of four Persian Gulf islands

January 12, 2013

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It’s no secret that Iran sometimes makes certain moves to show the neighboring countries that it’s presence in the region is growing. Yesterday, Iran’s Oil Ministry issued a request to the government, asking for the proprietorship of several islands, located in the Persian Gulf, aiming to launch gas hubs in the region. These islands are […]

Prisoners’ rights report says UK aid money funds executions in Iran

January 3, 2013

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UK aid money sent to Iran to fight drug smuggling is being used to pay for the executions of criminals, according to human rights campaigners, Huffington post reported. Iran has historically been the leading recipient of UK anti-drugs assistance, receiving 3.6 million pounds over four years through joint programmes with other countries. But a report […]

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