Azerbaijan has purchased nearly $5 billion-worth of defense equipment from Israel, that country’s President Ilham Aliyev said on Tuesday

Azerbaijan has purchased nearly $5 billion-worth of defense equipment from Israel, that country’s President Ilham Aliyev said on Tuesday during a visit to Azerbaijan by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Aliyev said the defense industry cooperation between the countries had lasted Read more

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have won an international diplomatic prize for their part in a historic agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, organizers announced Monday

The two officials, who negotiated the deal face-to-face and together with counterparts from the P5+1 powers (the United States, China, Russia, France, Britain and Germany) between 2013 and 2015, won the Chatham House Prize “in recognition of their crucial roles” Read more

Iran tells its banks that the US Treasury has effectively cleared the way for doing dollar-dominated transactions with Iranian individuals and companies.

Iran says the US Treasury Department has effectively opened the way for non-American banks and financial institutions to proceed with dollar-dominated transactions with Iranians.  The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) in an announcement has told the banks across the country Read more