Nation Aug 07

Iranians shout slogans during a protest against President Donald Trump's decision to walk out of a 2015 nuclear deal, in Tehran, Iran, May 11, 2018. REUTERS/Tasnim News Agency.
Iran weighs response to renewed U.S. sanctions

From deciphering President Donald Trump's tweets on Iran — including one demanding "WORLD PEACE" — to trying to figure out how much their cratering currency is worth, Iranians appear divided on how to respond.

Politics Jun 06

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the White House. Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters
Secret Obama-era permit let Iran convert funds to dollars

The Treasury Department license, issued in February 2016 and never disclosed, would have allowed Iran to convert $5.7 billion it held at Oman's Bank of Muscat from Omani rials into euros by exchanging them first into dollars.

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