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

March 6, 2013


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 […]

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

February 13, 2013


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.

Six reasons why Iran should use compressed natural gas for vehicles

January 17, 2013


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


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 […]

3 ways for Iran’s government to increase its revenues

December 25, 2012


There are three ways, through which Iran's government could increase its revenues.

Major problems for Iran’s next year budget revealed

December 17, 2012


The deficit for the next year’s budget, and establishment of the budget itself are the biggest concerns right now for the Iranian government, and the parliament as well. Not long ago, Vice President for Strategic Planning, Behrouz Moradi said that the budget deficit has been chronic in Iran, adding that there will be deficits and […]

Iran’s banking system sinking in bad loans…

December 8, 2012


Today, Iran’s banking system, day by day is sinking in bad loans, that seem to continue to pile up, as the time goes on. The “Ticarete Farda” newspaper recently reported that after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became president in 2005, the amount of bad loans rose by $57 billion in the last 7,5 years. The newspaper compared […]

Peugeot continues to play games with Iran sanctions

December 1, 2012


Peugeot currently continues to play games with Iran sanctions, UANI (United Against Nuclear Iran U.S. group) Communications Director Nathan Carleton said, commenting on Peugeot still producing its cars in Iran. According to Carleton, since March 2012 more than 100,000 Peugeot vehicles have been produced in Iran. “We are concerned with Peugeot’s business in Iran. While […]

5 reasons why Iran’s car manufacturing suffers blow after blow

November 27, 2012


On Nov. 27 the ISNA news agency reported that several car companies in Iran have halted their production, which caused the amount of car brands in Iran to diminish. Iran’s company for quality and standard inspections revealed the October statistics for car manufacturing quality in the country, which were less than satisfactory. The report included […]

4 reasons why Afghanistan and Iraq are main destination points for Iran’s exports

November 26, 2012


Since 2011, the international sanctions against Iran’s oil and gas sector have intensified. This led to Iran, as the country that heavily relies on oil exports, to review its policies, and pay more attention to its non-oil sector. Iran has mostly been earning revenue via its oil exports. In order to maintain its imports, the […]

“Iran must be ready to listen to foreign experts who can help it lower inflation down” – expert

November 26, 2012


Iran has to be ready to listen to foreign experts that can offer valuable advice on how the country could stabilize its currency rate and lower inflation, but it should be ready to heed the councel, U.S. Northeastern University Professor Kamran Dadkhah believes. Dadkhah was commenting on the possible options for Iran to deal with […]

“Iran has enough gas for domestic demand, yet may face problems with export”

November 24, 2012


Having world’s second largest gas reserves in the world, Iran has the potential to satisfy the domestic demand and at the same time export considerable amount of gas to other countries, U.S. Northeastern University Professor Kamran Dadkhah believes. Dadkhah was commenting on how Iran would be dealing with its domestic gas consumption and exports, with […]