BAGHDAD, June 17 (Reuters) - The European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Monday she will continue to urge Iran to build confidence in its nuclear programme after the election of moderate cleric Hassan Rohani as its new president.
* India replaces Iran shipments with oil from Venezuela, Iraq, Oman
The victory of Hassan Rohani in Iran 's presidential election on Friday could affect oil futures, given ..... constructive interaction with the world ." The question is whether Iran 's former nuclear negotiator is willing and able to bow to international
Syria seems to be getting worse and slowly escalating. Who else is worried about a real Sunni-Shiite civil war? Looks like Iran may go all in for the Shiites, with Hezbollah already in. I assume Saudi Arabia and others would respond all in for the Sunnis
* Iran buys yet more wheat as presidential elections start
So Hammas and Iran are helping the Syrian government forces. Al Qaeda is helping the opposition forces. Russia is helping the Syrian forces. And now we are going to help the opposition forces. This puts us on the same side as Al Qaeda. Ain't life weird? Don
DUBAI, June 13 (Reuters) - Human rights groups have criticised Iran for curbing dissidents and journalists before Friday's presidential poll, the first since Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election ignited popular fury in 2009.
* Output could recover to 3 mln bpd in months post-sanctions
SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Gmail accounts belonging to Iranian users have been targeted in an extensive hacking campaign in the weeks leading up to the country's closely watched presidential elections on Friday, Google Inc said on Wednesday.
LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) - Oil major BP cut its global natural gas reserves estimate for the first time in decades, revising Russia's still classified holdings down sharply and putting Iran at the top of the world league table.