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  • WASHINGTON— Three Republican congressmen from Illinois are urging the chief executive officer of Chicago- based Boeing to avoid doing business with Iran and not sell aircraft to upgrade its fleet. The lawmakers told Boeing chief Dennis Muilenburg in a letter sent Monday that commercial aviation sales to Iran would subsidize a country that continues to be a...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Chevrolet, the U.S. car brand once advertised as the "Heartbeat of America," won't be rolling new models through the streets of Iran anytime soon despite the recent lifting of sanctions under a nuclear deal with world powers. While GM itself said Wednesday it had no plans to enter Iran, the Islamic Republic remains a highly lucrative...

  • ZURICH, May 4- Companies should not blame U.S. sanctions for stopping them investing in Iran, a State Department official told businesses on Wednesday, saying there were many other risks putting off would-be investors. The United States and Europe lifted sanctions in January under a deal with Tehran to limit its nuclear programme, but U.S. sanctions unrelated to...

  • VIENNA, May 4- Austria's OMV signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Iranian Oil Company on Wednesday as it looks to revive its activities in Iran. OMV Chief Executive Rainer Seele, who took the helm at Austria's biggest company last July, has singled out Iran, Russia and the United Arab Emirates in a push away from expensive North Sea field...

  • DUBAI/ LONDON, May 3- OPEC has yet to agree on a long-term strategy as Saudi Arabia objects to a proposal from arch-rival Iran that the exporter group aim for tighter control of the oil market, sources said, pointing to deep divisions over the way forward. While they made progress on some issues, OPEC kingpin Riyadh disagreed with Tehran's proposal to include "...

  • LONDON, May 3- Business Secretary Sajid Javid has postponed a major trade visit to Iran to focus on the future of Britain's steel industry, a spokesman from the business department said on Tuesday, as the government tries to save thousands of steelworkers' jobs. He had planned to travel to Tehran this month on what would have been the biggest British trade...

  • Iran economy looking to tourism, trade

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the country's push to diversify its economy away oil and towards tourism and exports.

  • Exxon beats Street, Chevron reports decline

    Discussing Exxon Mobil and Chevron earnings, after Exxon reported a quarterly earnings and revenue beat, and Chevron reported a mixed report, with Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James.

  • Who is buying Iranian crude?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on Iran's oil buyers.

  • *OPEC supply rises by 170,000 bpd to 32.64 million bpd. *For a table of OPEC output, see. Top exporter Saudi Arabia, however, made no major change to output, the survey found, despite the kingdom hinting it could boost supply after OPEC and non-member nations failed to agree to freeze output at a meeting on April 17.

  • *Iran owes Germany about 500 million euros. *Germany- Iran holding Tehran business summit on May 2-3. BERLIN, April 29- Restoring German banks' financial ties with Iran will take time given debt owed to Berlin and transparency concerns, the head of the German banking association said on Friday, dampening expectations days before a business summit in Tehran.

  • War of words mount between US and Iran

    Tension is building between the U.S. and Iran over the U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow the seizure of $2 billion in Iranian assets, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Inside Iran: Saffron, rugs & pistachios

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Iran is known for more than just oil. The country is known to produce what is considered the best Saffron in the world and their red pistachios are famous worldwide... and the beautiful rugs are self-explanatory.

  • Saudi Arabia and others looking to kick its crude addiction

    A number of crude exporters have similar plans as the Saudis to diversify their economy.

  • American investments in Iran

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports although the lifting of nuclear sanctions against Iran allows non-US companies to conduct business there, that doesn't necessarily mean the Iranian government wants American investments.

  • UNITED NATIONS, April 28- Iran asked U.N. chief Ban Ki- moon on Thursday to convince the United States to stop violating state immunity after the top U.S. court ruled that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American victims of attacks blamed on Tehran. Zarif's appeal comes amid increasing Iranian frustration at what they say is the failure of the...

  • UNITED NATIONS, April 28- Iran asked U.N. chief Ban Ki- moon on Thursday to convince the United States to stop violating state immunity after the top U.S. court ruled that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American victims of attacks blamed on Tehran. Zarif's appeal comes amid increasing Iranian frustration at what they say is the failure of the...

  • Art in Iran

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the country's anti-American art despite the lifting of sanctions, as well as the hidden collection of masterpieces belonging to the former Shah.

  • Capitalism in Iran

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the gold market and the state of the economy after the lifting of sanctions.

  • Lions & foxes, not bulls & bears in Iran's stock market

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from inside Tehran's stock exchange which has a market cap of $100 billion.