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  • Iran's oil export ambitions

    Richard Mallinson, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, and Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC Capital Markets, debate whether Iran could increase oil production as soon as sanctions are lifted next year.

  • OPEC will help Iran re-enter market: Oil minister

    Bijan Namdar Zangeneh, Iranian oil minister, explains that in the event of Iranian production coming back on stream, OPEC will be able to maintain capacity and oil prices levels.

  • Oil poised for 'perfect storm' as US shale production ramps up

    OPEC oil ministers are widely expected to hold oil output to nearly 30 million barrels daily after Iran announced it will increase its oil output, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

  • Will Iranian oil reach market mid-2014?

    Bijan Namdar Zangeneh, Iranian oil minister, explains to CNBC that Iran plans to produce four million barrels of oil a day "immediately" after sanctions are lifted.

  • Iran will need a year to start exporting oil: Pro

    Bill Farren-Price, CEO of Petroleum Policy Intelligence, explains that it would take "at least a year" for Iranian oil production to come back on stream after the second phase of negotiations are agreed.

  • Could Iran break oil production limit?

    Johannes Benigni, managing director of JBC Energy, says that it is unlikely Iran will break its oil production limit.

  • Will OPEC trim its 2014 supply?

    Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses whether OPEC will cut its 2014 oil supply, and what the arrival of Iranian oil on the market would mean for other producers.

  • Will Iranian crude dominate OPEC's agenda?

    Traders are looking ahead to Wednesday's OPEC meeting, where Iran could grab the attention. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah gives you a preview of what to expect.

  • Sympathetic with Saudi Arabia & Iran: Kerrey

    Iran says it wants stronger cooperation with Saudi Arabia. "This is a modest loosening of the sanctions," explains Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D).

  • Israel's relationship with the U.S. is a "strategic asset," Israel's finance minister said, as he sought to tone disputes over Iran's nuclear deal.

  • Israel-US dispute kept 'within the family': Fin Min

    Yair Lapid, Israel's finance minister, downplays the dispute between the U.S. and Israel over the Iran nuclear deal saying that it's "okay to have disputes within the family".

  • Iran deal alienate Israel?

    Amb. Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, discusses the U.S deal with Iran over nuclear weapons.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

    It's not every day a leader takes to Twitter to issue an economic report. Then again, Hassan Rouhani isn't your everyday cleric-turned-president.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

    The Senate is working on new sanctions in case Iran cheats on its pledge to roll back its nuclear program.

  • Iran deal, bad negotiation tactics: Harvard professor

    Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz discusses the deal to scale back Iran's nuclear operations in exchange for sanctions relief.

  • Commodities move on Iran deal

    Helma Croft, Barclays, and John Kilduff, Again Capital, discuss the impact on commodities following the deal with Iran to scale back its nuclear limits. As part of the deal Iran's crude oil sales cannot increase over the next 6 months expected to cost Iran about $30 billion.

  • Congress to push stronger sanctions?

    Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., says the nuclear deal benefits Iran while the U.S. gets nothing.

  • Iran deal almost meaningless: Pro

    Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, and Peter Brookes, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, discuss the negotiated deal with Iran on nuclear limits.

  • Iran agrees to nuclear limits

    NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on the White House's deal to curb Iran's nuclear program.

  • An oil refinery in the main industrial Gulf port of Bandar-Abbas, Iran.

    Even though Sunday's nuclear deal will free up billions in frozen assets, it will not do much to bolster Iran's economy.