July 12, 2012
The Syrian actress wants to become a judge on the TV contest show but Iranian producers say she must wear hijab.
July 11, 2012
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (Opec) crude output dipped by 30,000 bpd to 31.72 million bpd in June from 31.75 million bpd in May, reversing most of the 40,000 bpd increment of previous month, according to a new survey.
Iran's foreign minister said Tehran does not plan to block the Strait of Hormuz, the slender oil shipping channel out of the Persian Gulf, for now, but meantime warned that it would choke off the world oil lifeline if it is denied access to the Persian Gulf.
July 10, 2012
The international envoy to Syria Kofi Annan on Tuesday held talks in Iran, a close ally of Damascus, within his efforts to put an end to the Syrian crisis, before heading to Baghdad.
July 9, 2012
Turkey’s crude oil imports from Iran dropped by more than 35 per cent in May from April as it steps up efforts to ensure the US waives sanctions on its imports of Iranian oil for the remainder of this year.
Saudi Arabia has reopened an old oil pipeline built by Iraq to bypass Gulf shipping lanes, giving Riyadh scope to export more of its crude from Red Sea terminals should Iran try to block the Strait of Hormuz.
Iran's missile tests won't rattle the markets as oil prices continue to fall
July 8, 2012
The mysterious Shabiha have committed atrocities across Syria but are they really the Iranian thugs that eye-witnesses claim they are?
Kofi Annan, the UN and Arab League envoy to Syria, who proposed a plan to end the crisis in, acknowledges that he has "failed"
July 4, 2012
Iran's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has drafted a bill calling for Iran to try to stop oil tankers from shipping crude through the Strait of Hormuz to countries that support sanctions against it, a committee member said yesterday.
Iranian drivers are trimming down their daily petrol consumption, down by 2.9 percent compared with a week earlier when last recorded.
July 2, 2012
Some 100 members of the Iranian parliament signed a bill to prohibit the passage of oil tankers traveling in the Strait of Hormuz to European countries that have imposed an embargo against Iranian oil
Iran on Monday began military exercises simulating an attack on a particular "alien base" in the region with a range of ballistic missiles
June 27, 2012
An Iranian-rights group has blasted tech giant Apple for denying Farsi-speaking Americans the right to buy iPads simply because of the language they speak.
June 20, 2012
After last two days of talks in Moscow, Iran and the major powers have failed to bridge their differences on Tehran's nuclear program.