Which countries send more tourists to Iran?
As compared to a similar period last year, 75 percent more Iraqis have traveled to Iran this spring for trade, medical tourism, and pilgrimage. It seems the volatile foreign exchange market in Iran has not affected its western neighbor’s will to travel here.
German Central Bank rules to stop Iranian cash
JPost writes that Germany's powerful central bank--Deutsche Bundesbank--passed on Wednesday a new financial policy that will effectively bar the transfer of nearly $400 million in cash to the Iranian regime.
America preferred belligerency to diplomacy
Trita Parsi writes in NBC News that after withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and threatening Iran with "consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before," President Trump announced on Monday that he wants to meet with President Rouhani without preconditions to craft a new deal.
Israel broadens its Syria involvement to target Iran
Natasha Turak writes in CNBC that Iran has issued a threat against Israel following last weekend's attack on an Iranian drone base in Syria.
The US planning to attack Iran
Martina Bet writes in the Express that the Trump administration is considering military action to keep open key oil shipping routes in the Middle East following escalating rhetoric between Iran and the US after Tehran attacked the waterways.
Zarif: The US is addicted to sanctions
I'm not naive to say that we can create a fracture between the US and Europe. There is a fracture between them that we need to use, we do not need to bridge the fracture.” Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said at the first joint meeting of ambassadors and heads of Iran's diplomatic missions with the private sector.
EIB: No European banks can trade with Iran
The European Investment Bank’s global operations would be put at risk if it were to invest in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, casting doubt on the EU’s ability to deliver on its pledge to save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.
Will Germany allow Iran transfer of euros 300MM?
Spokesperson for German Bundesministerium der Finanzen (BMF) has said that two supervisory organs in his country are currently investigating Iran’s demand to withdraw large amounts of cash from its account in Germany.
Iran: It is impossible to stop Iranian oil exports
An informed source at Iran’s Petroleum Ministry has said that US claims to cut Iran’s oil exports to zero is impossible.