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Oil prices drop after Iran nuclear deal

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Oil prices sank Monday as a nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers made it more likely that the sanctions choking Iranian oil exports will eventually be lifted.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Iranian space official: Photo shows wrong monkey

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In this picture obtained from the Iranian Students News Agency, ISNA, scientists surround a monkey ahead of a space launch in an undisclosed location in Iran. A gray-tufted monkey strapped in a pod resembling an infant's car seat rode an Iranian rocket into space and returned safely, officials said Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in what was described as a step toward Tehran's goal of a manned space flight. AP/ISNA, Mohammad Agah

One of two official packages of photos of Iran’s famed simian space traveler depicted the wrong monkey, but a primate really did fly into space and return safely to Earth, a senior Iranian space official confirmed Saturday.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

US has offered no ‘freebies’ to Iran

Exposing a rift with Israel, President Barack Obama on Sunday insisted that the US had not “given anything away” in new talks with Iran as he defended his continued push for a diplomatic resolution to the dispute over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.

Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil hovers below $103 ahead of Iran nuclear talks

Oil prices hovered below $103 a barrel Thursday in Asia as traders looked to negotiations this weekend over Iran’s nuclear program.

Posted: April 12th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil falls toward $106 amid Iran nuclear tensions

Oil prices fell slightly toward $106 a barrel Monday in Asia as investors mulled how much the conflict over Iran’s nuclear program might disrupt global crude supplies.

Posted: March 26th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil prices higher on US growth hopes, Iran concerns

Oil was higher in Asian trade Tuesday, supported by improved sentiment on the US economy and continued concerns over tensions between Iran and the West, analysts said.

Posted: March 13th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Iran sanctions hit Philippine banana exports—trade secretary

Sanctions against Iran are disrupting Philippine banana exports to the Islamic republic, a key foreign market, Philippines Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo said Tuesday.

Posted: March 7th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil rises slightly to near $107 amid Iran tension

Oil prices rose slightly to near $107 a barrel Monday in Asia as simmering tensions over Iran’s nuclear program kept crude near 10-month highs.

Posted: March 5th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil up in Asia on Iranian tensions

Oil prices pushed higher in Asian trade Monday after Iran’s military reportedly said it had shot down a US drone and ahead of a Franco-German euro rescue meeting, analysts said.

Posted: December 5th, 2011 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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