bubble; civil unrests in oil producing countries [Russia, Iran , Venezuela] due to the oil crash ; strong dollar risk for the global financial system ..... oil-producing countries [Canada, Australia, Middle East, Iran , Russia, Venezuela]. China remains a huge growth story
(Adds context on reference to Iran ; detail of possible response to attack)
LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdistan plans to strengthen its relationship with Iran , the prime minister of the semi-autonomous region said on Wednesday in an acknowledgement of the deepening ties between Arbil and Tehran.
LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Seven major steel projects in Iran that are dependent on billions of euros of investment from China have been delayed by financing issues, Iranian state-owned mines and metal holding company IMIDRO said on Tuesday.
Tuesday ordered New York Times reporter James Risen to appear in court to answer questions about his book detailing a failed CIA effort to undermine Iran 's nuclear weapons program, in a case that has become a touchstone of press freedom.
* Syrian president calling for enhanced cooperation (Adds meeting with Rouhani)
DUBAI, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday regional countries were not doing enough to lift sagging oil prices that have nearly halved Iran 's state revenues in six months.
JERUSALEM, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Israel's upgraded ballistic missile shield failed its first live interception test on Tuesday, security sources said, a fresh setback for the U.S.-supported system billed as a bulwark against Iran .
JERUSALEM, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Israel's upgraded Arrow ballistic missile shield failed its first live interception test on Tuesday, security sources said, a fresh setback for the U.S.-supported system billed as a bulwark against Iran .
GENEVA/DUBAI, Dec 15 (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that he would try to clinch a nuclear deal with world powers despite opposition from some quarters in Iran .