Trump won't certify Iran deal

Oct 13, 2017
President Donald Trump announced today he won’t certify Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement. The decision had been flagged in advance by administration officials. The next move is up to Congress. It has 60 days to decide whether or…

How Iran's election could affect an LA tech entrepreneur

May 5, 2017
The founder of "the Persian equivalent of Reddit" talks to us about doing business with Iran from afar.
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on Sept. 22, 2016 in New York City.
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Boeing starts a deal in Iran, a nation hungry for new planes

Apr 4, 2017
Boeing will sell 30 new jets to Iran Aseman Airlines, its second recent deal in that nation. It’s also got plans to sell 80 planes to Iran Air. The Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran removed some U.S. economic sanctions…

Boeing to sell up to 60 planes to Iran

Apr 4, 2017
The Trump administration still has to approve the deal.
Boeing said its deal to sell 737 MAX airliners to Iran is worth $6 billion and will create 18,000 jobs.
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How Iranian-American businesses are handling the travel ban

Jan 31, 2017
The business challenges that Iranians living in the U.S. might face.
Silvia Sadjadi who migrated from Iran, waits for a family member to arrive beside a arabic sign, after the immigration ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump at the Los Angeles International Airport, California on January 30, 2017. Trump's executive order suspended the arrival of all refugees for at least 120 days, Syrian refugees indefinitely, and bars citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. 

Trump's travel ban draws Tehran’s ire and adds tension to Boeing deal

Jan 30, 2017
The multibillion-dollar deal teeters on the back of Obama’s Iran nuclear agreement.

Fear of visa ban puts Minnesota's Somali community on edge

Jan 25, 2017
President Donald Trump is expected soon to order a ban on granting visas to citizens of several Muslim-majority countries.  The nations expected to be listed are Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Sudan and Somalia. Minnesota is home to the nation’s largest concentration of…

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U.S. businesses eye Iran with enthusiasm and caution

Jan 27, 2016
Some sanctions against Iran are lifted. Breaching those remaining can mean stiff penalties.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with French ministers and representatives of the Movement of the Enterprises of France in Paris on January 27, 2016.

Saudi Arabia and Iran: tensions high, oil prices low.

Jan 4, 2016
Oil prices went up and then down at close during the conflict.

Oil prices up, but Iran is in way of going much higher

Oct 8, 2015
If U.S. production falls, Iran is ready to export more.