Syrian businessmen and trade officials say they are worried the economic lifeline provided by Iran is under strain from plunging oil prices, despite public messages of support from Syria's strongest regional ally.
Iran has not demonstrated sufficient flexibility in nuclear talks with six world powers aimed at ending a 12-year standoff with the Islamic Republic over its atomic ambitions, France and Britain said on Thursday.
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Iran said bilateral nuclear talks with the United States were proceeding in a good atmosphere despite lingering gaps over key issues such as Tehran's uranium enrichment capacity and how fast economic sanctions should be lifted.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned US businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms and educational institut
South Korea's imports of Iranian crude oil rose 6.5 per cent in November from a year earlier, but shipments for the first 11 months of the year were still below the 2013 average, in line with international sa
Iran resumed gasoil imports this quarter after a gap of several months on rising consumption of heating oil during winter, but the arrivals are unlikely to continue as the demand is only seasonal, industry source
Iranian exports of ultra-light oil have more than doubled this year from 2013 to about 190,000 barrels per day as buyers have taken advantage of a loophole in oil sanctions, International Energy Agency data showe
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has blamed unnamed countries of plotting to bring down crude prices and said the recent slump in oil prices was not based solely on economic factors.
With oil prices down more than 40 per cent sinc
Britain and other powers negotiating with Iran for a deal over its nuclear programme, must not make "unwise concessions" for the sake of convenience, Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond said on Saturday.
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