Iran Must be Hospitable to Foreign Investors: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday that his country must be hospitable to foreign businessmen, two days after a high-profile Iranian-American and his father were jailed for 10 years as spies.

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iran Intel Chief Welcomed in Germany

BERLIN – German intelligence authorities met with Iran’s Minister of Intelligence Mahmoud Alavi in Berlin on Tuesday, according to the Tasnim News Agency in Tehran, a paper with close links to the Revolutionary Guards Corps.

Iranian intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi, a candidate for the upcoming Assembly of Experts election waves during a campaign meeting in Tehran on February 23, 2016. Iranians go to the polls on February 26, 2016 to elect a new 290-seat parliament and the powerful Assembly of Experts which supervises the work …

Hardliner Elected As Head Of Iran’s Top Clerical Body

DUBAI (Reuters) – A powerful anti-Western cleric was chosen on Tuesday as the head of Iran’s new Assembly of Experts, in a sign that hardliners are still in firm control of the body in charge of choosing the next supreme leader.

Ahmad Jannati

Iran Missile Tests Possible Violation of U.S. Sanctions, U.N. Resolutions

Iran conducted another round of illegal ballistic missile tests on Tuesday, and they may prove to be an even more egregious violation of sanctions than the launch in October. Iran openly defied the United Nations and United States — which an Iranian general described as “our main enemy” — and threatened to walk away from President Obama’s nuclear deal.

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