• Saudi Arabia trying to Stop Iran’s economic rise: Bloomberg 2016-05-28 15:42

    Saudi Arabia trying to Stop Iran’s economic rise: Bloomberg

    The Saudi kingdom is mobilizing its allies in the Persian Gulf region to make sure that, more than four months after the lifting of sanctions on the Islamic Republic, Iran’s opening-up to the global economy doesn’t go smoothly. Last month the Saudis scuttled a bid to stabilize crude prices because it would have allowed their bitter foe to grab a larger share of oil markets. And in Dubai, once their main gateway to the world, Iranian businessmen privately complain of increasing restrictions.

  • Leader: Real authority is way to progress

    Leader: Real authority is way to progress

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, said on Thursday, “The only way for the survival and progress of the [Islamic] establishment and materialization of the objectives of the [1979 Islamic] Revolution is ‘real authority in the country’ and ‘great cause’, i.e. defying the enemy.”

  • Germany’s ADKL inks €2b petrochemical contract in Iran

    Germany’s ADKL inks €2b petrochemical contract in Iran

    TEHRAN - Germany’s Abels Decker Kuhfuß Lenzen (ADKL) signed a €2 billion contract with Iran’s Masjed Soleyman Petrochemical Industries Company (MIS) on the implementation of a petrochemical project in Iran.

  • Tehran Symphony Orchestra gives first performance with new conductor

    Tehran Symphony Orchestra gives first performance with new conductor

    TEHRAN -- The Tehran Symphony Orchestra performs its first concert with new conductor Shahrdad Rohani at Vahdat Hall on Wednesday night after the Vienna-based Iranian maestro Ali Rahbari resigned from the orchestra earlier in April.