Eye on Iran News


  • TOP STORIES Afghanistan: Iran Is Supplying Taliban with Rockets to Strike Us | Al Arabiya Iran continues to provide the Taliban with missiles to hit Afghan forces, the governor of Helmand province told Afghanistan’s daily newspaper Hayat Allah Hayat. He stated that ten rockets were fired by the Taliban at...
  • TOP STORIES British-Iranian Aid Worker's Five-Year Jail Term Upheld in Iran | Reuters An Iranian appeals court has confirmed a five-year jail sentence for British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on security charges, Iran's judiciary spokesman said on Sunday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe's family said in September that a Revolutionary Court had handed down...
  • TOP STORIES After Iran's Nuclear Pact, State Firms Win Most Foreign Deals | Reuters When world powers agreed in 2015 to lift sanctions on Iran in return for curbs on its nuclear program, the deal's supporters in the United States, Europe and Tehran hoped renewed trade and investment could boost...
  • TOP STORIES Iran's Revolutionary Guards Reaps Economic Rewards in Syria | Reuters Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain control of parts of his country from rebels....
  • TOP STORIES Trump Victory Slows Business Investment in Iran | The Wall Street Journal Small and midsize companies are rethinking or delaying entry to Iran following the election of Donald Trump, a break from their bigger counterparts which have struck recent deals despite concerns of fresh sanctions. Anubhav Singh, the...
  • TOP STORIES Trump's Deal Threats Hang Over Iran’s Election | Bloomberg News He hasn’t even taken office, but Donald Trump is already looming large in Iran’s presidential election. As the Islamic Republic prepares to vote in May, Trump’s threats to dismantle the 2015 nuclear accord, along with Congressional action against...
  • TOP STORIES Iran's Revolutionary Guards Position for Power | Reuters Iran's Revolutionary Guards look set to entrench their power and shift the country to more hardline, isolationist policies for years to come following the death of influential powerbroker Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. Former president Rafsanjani long had a contentious relationship...
  • TOP STORIES Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson calls for 'full review' of Iran nuclear deal, not ripping it up | The Los Angeles Times If he is confirmed as secretary of State, Rex Tillerson said he would plan a "full review" of the international accord that blocks Iran's ability...
  • TOP STORIES Arms Seized Off Coast of Yemen Appear to Have Been Made in Iran | New York Times Photographs recently released by the Australian government show that light anti-armor weapons seized from a smuggling vessel near Yemen's coast appear to have been manufactured in Iran, further suggesting that Tehran...