Total resolves to “risk” $1bn on Iran’s South Pars, part of world’s biggest gas field

bne IntelliNews June 20, 2017

Despite threat of renewed US sanctions hanging over Tehran, French major set to invest in developing giant Persian Gulf gas resource.

An unlikely story: terror in Tehran

Will Conroy in Prague June 8, 2017

Slow condolences from Washington as 13 killed and 42 wounded in what appears to be Islamic State’s first attack inside the Islamic Republic.

Iran’s Rouhani under pressure to ward off instability after terror attacks

bne IntelliNews June 7, 2017

Attacks in Tehran have served to unify the population – liberal and conservative – after a divisive presidential election campaign, but are likely to unnerve investors.

Terrorist attacks on Iran's parliament and Khomeini shrine leave 13 dead

bne IntelliNews June 7, 2017

Twin terrorist incidents shock Tehran, with Sunni Islamic State claiming first ever attack inside Shiite Iran.

Re-elected Rouhani’s economic MoU

bne IntelliNews June 5, 2017

The Iranians have given their president the benefit of the doubt, but the challenges that lie in the way of delivering on his promises remain immense.

Vilified by Trump, Iran’s Rouhani searches for friends

Will Conroy in Prague May 29, 2017

Donald Trump was determined to paint Iran as the bogeyman of the Middle East during his visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel.

ALACO DISPATCHES: Re-empowered Rouhani still faces struggle to woo investors

Tom Laub of Alaco May 26, 2017

Though Iran’s reformist leader secured an emphatic re-election victory, the country’s investment prospects remain bleak.