Iranians will reportedly sign up to 17 billion euros ($18.4 billion) worth of deals in sectors from energy to infrastructure, steel, and shipbuilding.
The glow of goodwill that followed a surprise prisoner swap and the lifting of international sanctions on Iran’s nuclear program over the weekend is already being tempered by the somber realization that the Islamic Republic is not likely to change course significantly on other pressing conflicts with the West.
Amid celebration of the milestone nuclear deal and the depature from Iran of three freed Americans, the Obama administration offered a reminder of the gulf that remains in the countries’ relations.
Stephen Colbert and DeRay McKesson explored Stephen’s white privilege: They switched places, putting DeRay in the host’s chair and Stephen on the guest couch.
Saudi Arabia fears the end of sanctions on Iran could boost what they see as subversive activities, also enrich a major competitor.
The swift release of U.S. Navy sailors after they drifted into Iranian waters marked the new era in relations following decades of hostility with the West.
Give some credit to the former one-term congressman and ultra-hawk, for at least being consistent.
At times serious, at times joking with the Republicans who control the Congress, Obama focused on the successes of his presidency and what he said should be an optimism about the future rather than the gloomy portraits of the country in GOP campaigns. Here are five important takeaways from Obama’s speech.
While both sides appeared eager not to let the incident escalate further, it came at a delicate time for U.S.-Iranian relations.
Move could signal imminent implementation of the nuclear deal, clearing the way for Tehran to receive relief from economic sanctions.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Sudan broke all ties with Iran and the United Arab Emirates downgraded its relations on Monday after the Saudi embassy in Tehran was stormed by protesters.
Saudi Arabia widened its rift with Iran on Monday, saying it would end air traffic and trade links with the Islamic republic and demanding that Tehran must “act like a normal country” before it would restore severed diplomatic relations.
Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran on Sunday, responding to the storming of its embassy in Tehran in an escalating row between the rival Middle East powers over Riyadh’s execution of a Shi’ite Muslim cleric.
Iran will take reciprocal measures in response to any breach of this year’s nuclear deal, the Foreign Ministry warned on Monday, after Tehran said new U.S. visa restrictions contravened the historic agreement.
Once viewed in Washington as its preferred future Iraqi leader, he lost favor among his American benefactors amid accusations that he had passed information to arch-foe Iran.
In a city ruled by the automobile, where crossing the street entails risking your life and a real downtown doesn’t exist, there could hardly be a more unusual weekend destination than the newly built Tabiat Bridge – perched over a busy expressway.