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13 May 2017

Iran: At least 42 mine workers killed at Zemestan Yurt coal mine following gas explosion

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9 May 2017

Iran Guards look beyond election to next supreme leader

Author: Reuters, Babak Dehghanpisheh

Determined to protect a dominant security role and vast economic interests, Iran's Revolutionary Guards military force is quietly backing a hardliner in May 19 presidential polls, with an eye toward a bigger prize: the succession of the supreme leader...

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7 May 2017

Politics chill Iran’s attempts to attract foreign capital

Author: Financial Times, Aliya Ram

When Iran last year cemented a landmark nuclear agreement with six world powers to remove many of the sanctions against it, Hassan Rouhani, the country's reformist president, said it would aim to attract at least $30bn a year of foreign investment... ...

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4 May 2017

Iranians Still Waiting for Nuclear Deal Payoff

Author: Bloomberg, Ladane Nasseri and Golnar Motevalli

Frustrated voters may deprive President Rouhani of a second term.

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30 April 2017

Wary of Trump, European Union assures Iran on Nuclear Deal

Author: Khaleej Times

Wary of US President Donald Trump's tough talk on Iran, the European Union is courting Tehran to signal to its commitment to a nuclear deal and holding out the promise of its economic payoff ahead of May 19 presidential polls, EU diplomats say....

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27 April 2017

Iran's Rouhani defends his economic record before May election

Author: Reuters, Parisa Hafezi

Wary of US President Donald Trump's tough talk on Iran, the European Union is courting Tehran to signal to its commitment to a nuclear deal and holding out the promise of its economic payoff ahead of May 19 presidential polls, EU diplomats say....

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25 April 2017

Iran's Khamenei says next president should be less engaged with West

Author: Reuters

Iran's supreme leader called on presidential candidates on Tuesday to champion economic self-sufficiency, further distancing himself from Hassan Rouhani's policy of opening to the West and seeking foreign investment....

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24 April 2017

Iran elections could see business confidence plummet: Key issues, such as oil and the success of the nuclear agreement, hinge on the outcome of the election

Author: Gulf News, Ed Clowes

With Iran’s presidential elections set to be held in less than a month’s time, several major issues loom large over the proceedings of this pivotal event.

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11 April 2017

EU Prolongs Sanctions on Iran Over Human Rights Violations

Author: Reuters, Gabriela Baczynska

The European Union on Tuesday extended until April 2018 sanctions against Iran for "serious human rights violations", a narrower measure than restrictions the bloc had already lifted after an international accord on Tehran's nuclear programme....

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4 April 2017

Boeing Gets $3 Billion Iran Jet Deal in Potential Test for Trump

Author: Bloomberg, Julie Johnsson and Rick Clough

Boeing Co. landed its second jetliner deal with an Iranian airline since the 1970s, a $3 billion agreement that sets up a test of the planemaker’s ties with President Donald Trump....

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