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  • BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY HAMMOND SAYS TO RE-OPEN EMBASSY IN TEHRAN ON SUNDAY, NEARLY FOUR YEARS AFTER PROTESTERS RANSACKED UK DIPLOMATIC COMPOUNDS IN TEHRAN.

  • Walter Isaacson on Iran Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 8:58 AM ET
    Walter Isaacson on Iran

    Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, shares his thoughts on the controversial Iran nuclear deal.

  • LONDON, Aug 20- Britain will reopen its embassy in Iran this weekend nearly four years after protesters ransacked the elegant ambassadorial residence and burned the British flag, a British diplomatic source said on Thursday. After a nuclear deal was reached between Iran and six major world powers including Britain, Hammond said he hoped to re-open the embassy...

  • NEW YORK— The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday denied Iranian state media accusations that one of the newspaper's senior reporters of conspiring against Iran's government. Stories linking reporter Farnaz Fassihi— a former correspondent in Iran who's currently based in New York— with the opposition movement "are completely false, outlandish and...

  • Iran 'best bad deal' we could get: Tom Friedman Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 7:03 AM ET
    Iran 'best bad deal' we could get: Tom Friedman

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, explains why he supports the Iran nuclear deal but with two caveats from Congress.

  • TOKYO, Aug 19- Japan and Iran will start negotiations on an investment accord once sanctions are lifted following last month's landmark international deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing Japanese government sources. Japan is keen to boost ties with Iran and invest in resource projects in the country, as well as return...

  • Iran creates uncertainty in oil market Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 6:36 PM ET
    A view of Iran's oil industry in Mahshahr, Khuzestan province, southern Iran.

    Iran's return to the world oil market appears to be one of the most difficult supply sources to forecast, according to a new CNBC Oil Survey.

  • *Iran seeks to upgrade derelict refining, petchem sector. *Oil services executives visit Iran on tour of sites. Officials from Iran's oil refining company NIORDC, its National Petrochemical Company and the privately owned Persian Oil and Gas are holding talks with services firms to clinch projects to repair Iran's derelict refining and petrochemical sector.

  • Oil's slide continues Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 8:20 AM ET
    Oil's slide continues

    Kevin Book, Clearview Energy Partners, shares his thoughts on what's prompting crude's slump.

  • Oil export ban 'relic' of 70's & 80's... makes no sense: Bill Richardson

    Former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), discusses his thoughts on U.S. oil policy and how it will likely impact prices and the economy.

  • Oil production needs to drop: Pro Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 6:26 AM ET
    Oil production needs to drop: Pro

    Jamie Webster, IHS senior energy director, shares his outlook on crude prices.

  • VIENNA, Aug 15- Iran has given the U.N. nuclear watchdog information regarding its atomic past, a milestone in potentially meeting a condition for sanctions relief under an accord reached with world powers last month. Alongside the July 14 agreement to curb its nuclear program in exchange for easing sanctions, Iran signed a deal with the International Atomic...

  • This is what could break the back of oil Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    A worker walks at Nahr Bin Umar oil field, Iraq, Nov. 23, 2014.

    A seasonal event that happens every year may be what finally pushes oil prices to rock bottom.

  • ZURICH, Aug 13- Switzerland's lifting of some economic sanctions against Iran on Thursday should allow Swiss-based companies to take advantage if the U.S. and European Union eliminate their own trade curbs. The Swiss government, acting after a July 14 deal between Tehran and six big powers to curb Iran's nuclear program, officially lifted a ban on trading...

  • Sen. Graham: Iran deal is terrible Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 8:39 AM ET
    Sen. Graham: Iran deal is terrible

    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), thinks the U.S. can get a better Iran nuclear program deal, and wants to disapprove the deal in the Congress vote.

  • India prepares to pay $1.4 bln Iran oil dues -sources Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 5:42 AM ET

    *Indian refiners owe more than $6.5 bln for Iran oil imports. NEW DELHI, Aug 13- Indian refiners have got the green light to prepare to pay Iran $1.4 billion in oil dues, two sources with knowledge of the issue said, in one of the first signs that last month's nuclear deal is helping Tehran unlock frozen funds. The landmark nuclear deal between Iran and six major world...

  • Iran deal makes region safer: Berger Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 7:19 AM ET
    Iran deal makes region safer: Berger

    Former National Security Adviser Samuel Berger of Albright Stonebridge Group, shares his view of the Iran nuclear program deal. Berger says "we're not giving Iran a nickel."

  • *Iran output may rise to 3.6 mln bpd in months- IEA. LONDON, Aug 12- Iran could raise its oil output by as much as 730,000 barrels per day from current levels fairly quickly after sanctions are removed, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday. Iran and six world powers agreed a deal in July to curb Tehran's nuclear programme, but sanctions imposed in 2012 will...

  • Iran oil output could jump sharply post-sanctions - IEA Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 5:26 AM ET

    LONDON, Aug 12- Iran could raise its oil output by as much as 730,000 barrels per day from current levels fairly quickly after sanctions are removed, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday. Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has said Iran expects to raise oil output by 500,000 bpd as soon as sanctions are lifted and by a million bpd within months.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 11- If the United States walks away from the nuclear deal with Iran and demands that its allies comply with U.S. sanctions, a loss of confidence in U.S. leadership could threaten the dollar's position as the world's reserve currency, the top U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday. Defending the July 14 Vienna agreement between Iran and world powers that he helped...