Currency started the year at 42,900, while 112,000 bought a dollar at the start of September.
Beijing’s imports of Iranian oil may take the sting out of America’s re-imposition of sanctions.
Revolutionary Guard, Nikki Haley and Rudolph Giuliani join in war of words after apparent Arab separatist terrorism. Tehran points finger at Gulf states allied to US.
US special envoy for Iran refers to nuclear deal abandoned by Trump as only a “personal agreement”.
North, south, east and west, landlocked Armenia faces formidable trade and investment obstacles. Some outreach to Iran may offer a moderate breakthrough.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo nevertheless insists New Delhi must prepare to reduce purchases of crude shipped from Iran to zero.
With pressure of US sanctions sending economy into a tailspin, MPs suggest rice, meat, bread and sugar might be among restricted products.
Letter to employees from Digikala company founders points to consumers’ falling purchasing power and difficulties in obtaining imports as US economic attack on Islamic Republic claims more victims.
Move means Iranian tankers can avoid world’s most critical oil chokepoint unlike vessels from Saudi Arabia and other regional rivals.
Central bank governor’s remark on exercising far more care in allocating foreign currencies at heavily discounted official rates triggers new phase of devaluation amid US sanctions attack.
Iranians should "give up hope" that Europe will salvage the accord, he adds.
Iranian president tried to inspire unity among centrists, moderate conservatives and hardliners by blaming "this bunch of anti-Iranian officials in the White House", but lawmakers were unconvinced.
Analysts at Oxford Economics forecast Iranian economy will contract by 3.7% in 2019 as Washington blocks Islamic Republic’s lifeline oil exports.
Stern words follow Iran’s threats to blockade waterway if Washington sanctions take toll on country’s lifeline oil exports.
Lawmakers, disgruntled at what they see as a lack of government preparation in advance of US sanctions, claim a second scalp in less than a month. President Rouhani now set to appear before them within days.