November 27, 2013
Iran’s Foreign Minister says the country’s enrichment activities at Natanz and Fordow facilities would continue, but at a range of 3.5 to 5 percent purity level, and that their capacities would not be expanded.
The nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers in Geneva on Sunday could also be a boon for the Jordanian fuel market in the coming weeks, an oil expert predicted Monday.
November 26, 2013
On a tour of the West Coast, US President Barack Obama directly addressed critics of the deal as "blusterous" players all too comfortable living under a perpetual threat of confrontation.
Former Iranian president and powerful politician Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said he believes Tehran can sign a comprehensive nuclear agreement with world powers within a year, adding that Israel does not pose a threat to the Islamic Republic.
According to an Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander, friction between the Syrian army and Iranian troops on the ground in the war-torn country is increasing due to the "bad habits" of the Syrian regime forces.
November 25, 2013
Saudi Arabia cautiously welcome a nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers, saying "good intentions" could lead to a comprehensive solution".
Iran’s pledge to limit nuclear work in return for looser economic sanctions will have a “muted” impact on crude prices as the nation’s oil sales remain capped, said analysts including Societe Generale’s Mark Keenan.
A poll conducted by daily Israel Hayom revealed that over three quarters of Jewish Israelis believe that Iran will still work towards its nuclear capabilities, whilst nearly 50% thought that Israel should take preemptive military action against the Islamic state.
Qatar has praised Sunday's deal between Iran and the world powers, calling it a positive step towards greater stability in the region as France said some of the sanctions on Iran would be lifted in December.
November 24, 2013
The country’s fuel storage capacity is projected to hit 15 billion liters by the end of the Fifth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2015).
Al-Arabiya's director Abdulrahman al-Rashed weighs in on Middle East power politics and Iran following Sunday's historic nuclear deal in Geneva.
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei hailed Sunday's nuclear deal with world powers, saying that the agreement "seals Tehran's nuclear rights" and reiterating that Iran will "never" seek atomic weapons.
Iran and six world powers have reached a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program and sanctions relief as of early Sunday
November 23, 2013
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said nuclear talks with the major powers had entered a critical stage Saturday and warned that Tehran would not bow to "excessive demands."
Lebanon says it has identified two suspects in the recent bombings near the Iranian embassy in Beirut.