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Iran re-enters the global economy

Iran accessed billions of dollars in unfrozen assets abroad after securing the landmark nuclear agreement with the six world powers. These assets are estimated by the Iranian central bank to be worth about 32...

The West imposes new sanctions against Russia

The US and EU imposed a new series of punitive sanctions against Russia on March 17th. President Barack Obama signed an executive order, which imposed travel bans and asset freezes on eleven officials from...

Iran needs moderation in domestic and foreign policies

Hassan Rouhani, the former nuclear negotiator, was sworn in as Iran’s President on August 4th. He has succeeded Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, who has left Iran’s economy in dire condition. Mr Rouhani won a presidential election,...

President Obama imposes new sanctions on Iran

President Barack Obama has issued an executive order that impose sanctions on the Iranian rial for the first time. Sanctions are designed to increase pressure on Tehran to abandon its nuclear programme. The announcement of...