Despite threat of renewed US sanctions hanging over Tehran, French major set to invest in developing giant Persian Gulf gas resource.
Slow condolences from Washington as 13 killed and 42 wounded in what appears to be Islamic State’s first attack inside the Islamic Republic.
Attacks in Tehran have served to unify the population – liberal and conservative – after a divisive presidential election campaign, but are likely to unnerve investors.
Twin terrorist incidents shock Tehran, with Sunni Islamic State claiming first ever attack inside Shiite Iran.
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.
Donald Trump was determined to paint Iran as the bogeyman of the Middle East during his visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel.
Though Iran’s reformist leader secured an emphatic re-election victory, the country’s investment prospects remain bleak.