January 17, 2017
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January 15, 2017

The Joint Commission monitoring the implementation of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries approved the purchase on the part of the Islamic Republic during a meeting in the Austrian capital of Vienna"...




New Obligations for Iran Following JCPOA Joint Commission Meeting
January 16, 2017

Iranian MPs have shown mixed reactions to the recent JCPOA Joint Commission meeting on January 10. Some of them have pointed to new obligations imposed on Iran, and some referred to the US retreatment from its previous positions.

On the verge of first anniversary of JCPOA implementation day (January 16), the JCPOA Joint Commission issued a statement during its meeting"...

Interpol hands over economic corruption suspect to Iran
January 16, 2017

The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) has arrested and extradited an Iranian national accused of committing economic crimes.

Brigadier-General Masud Rezavani, an Iranian police official, has said that the detainee who has been involved in an economic corruption case at the country’s Oil Ministry was arrested in a Central American country and handed over to Iran this morning, Tasnim news agency reported.

Tasnim"...

Azure stones sign of commercial exchanges between Iran, Mesopotamia
January 16, 2017
Existence of a significant amount of azure stones in different shapes in the ancient areas of Iran and Mesopotamia as well as the contents of ancient Sumerian texts show that these areas had commercial transactions in the Third and Fourth Millennia, Public Relations Office of the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) reported.

A faculty member of Shahid Beheshti University Hamid Reza Valipour, speaking at the scientific session on cultural heritage and precious stones which was held under the auspicious"...

South Korea's Crude Imports From Iran Surge Eight-Fold
January 16, 2017

South Korea's Iranian crude oil imports in December soared nearly eight times greater than a year ago, and its 2016 crude imports from Tehran more than doubled from 2015 levels, following last January's lifting of sanctions targeting Tehran.

The world's fifth-largest crude importer brought 1.55 million tons of Iranian crude in December, or 367,317 barrels per day, compared with 207,629 tons a year ago and 1.73 million tons"...

Iran's Biggest Accelerator Takes in 17 Startups
January 16, 2017

Avatech, one of Iran’s biggest startup accelerators has launched its pre-accelerator program with 17 teams for the first round in 2017.

Called ‘Avacamp’, the program is designed to host business before they get picked by the startup accelerator for the full program in a few months.

The initial program will last two months, with each"...