EghtesadOnline: Germany plans to ban Iranian airline Mahan Air from its airports, media reports said on Monday, in an escalation of sanctions adopted by the European Union against Iran.
EghtesadOnline: With lawmakers insisting on their own version of anti-terror finance (known as CFT) bill, the legislation on Sunday was sent to the arbitration Expediency Council for a final decision.
EghtesadOnline: Iraqi President Barham Salih is set to travel to the United States at the head of a delegation to negotiate exemption from sanctions on Iran, as Baghdad is trying to balance its relations with Tehran and Washington.
EghtesadOnline: A meeting of the Expediency Council on joining the UN Convention on Transnational Crime (Palermo bill) ended without conclusion on Saturday, leaving the fate of the controversial bill unknown until at least next week.
EghtesadOnline: The 17th Session of Cuba-Iran Intergovernmental Commission, whose main goal was to expand collaboration in various economic and health sectors, concluded in Havana on Wednesday, Prensa Latina, the official state news agency of Cuba, reported.
EghtesadOnline: A US effort to enlist Europe in its pressure campaign against Iran faced a setback after officials said ministers from several European Union member states and EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, will skip a summit organized by Washington on Iran and the Middle East in Poland.
EghtesadOnline: A top cleric lashed out at European states for failing to deliver on their pledge to take practical steps to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal following the US withdrawal, saying he believes Tehran will eventually be compelled to ditch the deal.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said Iran is willing to sign a deal with Iraq to drop customs tariffs between the two countries.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif spotlighted Iran’s reliability as a business partner during his visit to Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: As Iranian traders (and more broadly Europeans) wait for the launch of the long-awaited special purpose vehicle by European powers, some businesses fear that the trade mechanism may after all fail to shield Iran’s trade from the long reach of US sanctions.